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Biden says full FDA approval of a Covid-19 vaccine could come as early as the end of August
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Biden says full FDA approval of a Covid-19 vaccine could come as early as the end of August

To date, more than 339 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered to give people protection from the coronavirus; several studies show that the three vaccines authorized for emergency use in the United States work and are safe; and the government continues to give them out in schools and at ball fields, and yet,…MORE

How worried should vaccinated people be about Covid-19 breakthrough infections?
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How worried should vaccinated people be about Covid-19 breakthrough infections?

Coronavirus infections are on the rise again in the United States. While more than 99% of deaths are among those unvaccinated, anecdotal reports abound of breakthrough infections, or cases of fully vaccinated people who still test positive for Covid-19 — including several New York Yankee baseball players. How worried should vaccinated people be of contracting…MORE

Millions of peaches! How to make the most of summer’s best fruit
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Millions of peaches! How to make the most of summer’s best fruit

There’s nothing like sinking your teeth into a perfectly ripe, juicy peach on a hot summer day. It’s one of summer’s simplest pleasures, and it’s hard to beat for pure enjoyment. But it’s not the only way to eat a peach. In addition to enjoying them raw and cooked in desserts, fresh peaches can be…MORE

Three states are seeing about 40% of the country’s new Covid-19 cases
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Three states are seeing about 40% of the country’s new Covid-19 cases

While Covid-19 cases in the United States have been rising in almost every state over the past week, a handful have been driving the bulk of the nationwide surge. White House coronavirus response coordinator Jeff Zients told reporters Thursday the country has “fundamentally changed the course of this pandemic” and the threat of serious disease…MORE

CDC advisers will meet Thursday to discuss need for coronavirus boosters and J&J vaccine safety

CDC advisers will meet Thursday to discuss need for coronavirus boosters and J&J vaccine safety

Vaccine advisers to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will meet Thursday to make recommendations on how to address new safety issues concerning the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine and to review preliminary data on whether Covid-19 vaccine boosters will be needed in the future — especially for people with compromised immune systems.…MORE

Breastfeeding for any amount of time linked to lower blood pressure in toddlers, study finds
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Breastfeeding for any amount of time linked to lower blood pressure in toddlers, study finds

Toddlers who were breastfed for any amount of time had lower blood pressure than those who were not breastfed at all, according to a new study, suggesting once again that “breast is best” for health. The reduction in blood pressure found in the study “is of clinically important magnitude and surprising,” Dr. Lori Feldman-Winter told…MORE

These routine shots already are required in schools, as more states ban Covid-19 vaccine requirements
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These routine shots already are required in schools, as more states ban Covid-19 vaccine requirements

As debates abound over whether coronavirus vaccinations should be required in public schools, many experts point out that students already are required to receive several other routine vaccinations to attend childcare or classes in the United States. “There is an irony because we’ve had these long-standing mandatory vaccination requirements for schools,” Dr. William Moss, executive…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Friday’s Dirt

Kevin Hart has won the war. Remember when Nick Cannon sent Kevin a llama for his birthday and Kevin vowed to get even? Well, he did. Kevin posted Nick’s personal phone number on billboards in LA, Atlanta and New York. The billboards said ‘For any advice on fatherhood? Call my best friend Nick Cannon.’ Nick…

Thursday’s Dirt

I don’t care what it costs, I would pay for this. The Jonas Brothers have challenged the Hemsworth Brothers to a MMA fight. They were obviously joking but I am all in for this. My money is on the Hemsworths. So the Rock has finally responded to Vin Diesl’s claim that he was tough on…