Saturday, July 2, 2022

Health

'The worst version' of COVID is spreading. Can we update our vaccines in time?

For the last 18 months, the original COVID-19 vaccines — first as a two-dose series, then as boosters — have done an extraordinary job shielding us from illness, hospitalization and death. Globally, they saved nearly 20 million lives in...

Will targeting nicotine reduce smoking deaths?

“The 360” shows you diverse perspectives on the day’s top stories and debates.What’s happeningThe Food and Drug Administration last week announced a proposed rule that would force tobacco companies to dramatically reduce the amount of nicotine in their cigarettes,...

70 Cool Pumpkin Painting Ideas That Are So Cute (and Just a Little Bit Scary)

1 / 7170 Cool Pumpkin Painting Ideas That Are So Cute (and Just a Little Bit Scary)It's a tough call between which Halloween tradition inspires more creative brainstorming sessions: Deciding on your family Halloween costume or coming up with...

'The emergency phase of COVID-19 is over': Doctors' group urges Biden administration to revise guidelines for children

WASHINGTON — A group of prominent doctors and educators has asked the Biden administration to lift pandemic-related measures that could be causing children to miss school and other activities.“We strongly urge you to revise the CDC’s COVID-19 guidelines with...

COVID reinfections set to spike in U.S. as new variants evade immunity

If you’re anything like the majority of Americans — an estimated 60-plus-percent of them, according to government data — you’ve already had COVID-19.And if you’re like most of those Americans, you had it fairly recently — during the enormous...

'Historic milestone': Vaccines for kids under 5 may come this month

WASHINGTON — Coronavirus vaccines could become available to children under the age of 5 within a matter of days, potentially offering relief to millions of parents who have been unable to inoculate their children since the vaccination effort began...

Maine invests $230M in suicide prevention after gun deaths

Local A new report indicates that more than 85% of gun deaths in 2020 were suicides. Sinisa Botas / Adobe Stock By Associated Press ...

Monkeypox is 'out of the box' and has Europe on edge

BARCELONA — For decades now, experts believed monkeypox would simply stay put in Africa. This May, the zoonotic virus proved the fallacy of that idea, appearing in 23 countries — many of them in Europe —prompting the World Health...

How to Plan a Festive 4th of July Menu For Every Kind of Crowd

Eating Well23 Mediterranean Diet Breakfasts That Can Help Reduce InflammationChronic inflammation can contribute to a variety of health problems, from indigestion to achy joints. The good news is that some of our favorite nutrient-dense breakfast foods, like eggs, oats...

COVID vaccines for young children could be coming soon

WASHINGTON — The long-awaited approval for coronavirus immunizations for children under 5 took a major step forward on Monday with an announcement from biomedical giant Pfizer and its German partner, BioNTech, that their COVID-19 vaccine “was found to elicit...
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Dumpers and glampers: Stephen Collins on the joy of music festivals – cartoon

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How to turn pasta scraps into a comfort-food bake | Waste not

How to turn pasta scraps into a comfort-food bake Noodle kugel is a stodgy pasta and cream cheese bake that can be savoury or...

Tim Dowling: I’m at a cashless festival – it feels like a dystopian future

Tim Dowling: I’m at a cashless festival – why does it feel like a dystopian future? It took me half an hour to add...

‘Mr. Malcolm’s List’ Review: A Romantic Costume Drama of Deftly Acted Charm

“Mr. Malcolm’s List” has a scrumptious light charm. It’s a Regency romance set in London in 1818, where someone in the film is being...