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The FDA’s big gamble on the new Alzheimers drug 6/12/21

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) set off a firestorm of debate when it approved a new drug, aducanumab, for Alzheimer’s disease via an accelerated approval pathway. This decision ignored the recommendation of the FDA’s external advisory panel to...

New Health Report: Kidney Experts Say It’s Time to Remove Race From Medical Algorithms. 6/10/21

Alphonso Harried recently came across a newspaper clipping about his grandfather receiving his 1,000th dialysis treatment. His grandfather later died — at a dialysis center — as did his uncle, both from kidney disease. “And that comes in my mind,...

Trying to Avoid Racist Health Care 6/9/21

Tag Racist Health Care  In South Florida, when people want to find a Black physician, they often contact Adrienne Hibbert through her website, Black Doctors of South Florida. “There are a lot of Black networks that are behind the scenes,” said...

Women Now Drink as Much as Men, And Are Prone to Sickness Sooner 6/9/21

  Victoria Cooper thought her drinking habits in college were just like everyone else’s. Shots at parties. Beers while bowling. Sure, she got more refills than some and missed classes while nursing hangovers, but she couldn’t have a problem, she...

Little-Known Illnesses Turning Up in Covid Long Haulers 6/2/21

Covid Long Haulers: The day Dr. Elizabeth Dawson was diagnosed with covid-19 in October, she awoke feeling as if she had a bad hangover. Four months later she tested negative for the virus, but her symptoms have only worsened. Dawson is...

How to Help Manage Pet Separation Anxiety- 5/29/21

  Pet Separation Anxiety: (Family Features) For more than a year, working from home and keeping social circles small due to COVID-19 has meant people have been able to spend more time with their pets. However, as more Americans are vaccinated...

HIV/AIDS vaccine: Why don’t we have one after 37 years, when we have several for COVID-19 after a few months?

#Tags HIV Aids Vaccine Smallpox has been eradicated from the face of the Earth following a highly effective, worldwide vaccination campaign. Paralytic poliomyelitis is no longer a problem in the U.S. because of development and use of effective vaccines against...

Should my child get the COVID-19 vaccine? 7 questions answered by a pediatric infectious disease expert

The Food and Drug Administration expanded emergency use authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include adolescents 12 to 15 years of age on May 10, 2021. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention followed with recommendations endorsing use...

What causes miscarriages? An expert explains why women shouldn’t blame themselves 5/10/21

#tag miscarriages Mother’s Day is a happy day for millions, but for those who have experienced a miscarriage, the day can be devastating. As many as one in four recognized pregnancies result in miscarriage. Pregnancy loss can be mentally and physically...

What are the blood clots associated with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine?

Two vaccines – the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in the U.S. and the AstraZeneca vaccine in Europe – have been linked to an increased chance of a rare type of blood clot. Researchers are investigating what causes these clots...

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Do Asians hate Blacks? 3 Men Share Their Thoughts..(Explicit)

African American goes off on the treatment against Blacks and how the Asians hate Blacks. Followed by an Asian...