June 11, 2021

Lonnie Listonsmith

Experienced Health Expert

Day: May 16, 2021

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Pfizer’s (PFE.N) COVID-19 vaccine generates antibody responses three-and-a-half times larger in older people when a second dose is delayed to 12 weeks after the first, a British study said.

The study released on Friday is the first to directly compare immune responses of the Pfizer shot from the three-week dosing interval tested in clinical trials, and the extended 12-week interval that British officials recommend in order to give more vulnerable people at least some protection quickly.

After Britain moved to extend the interval between doses, Pfizer and vaccine partner BioNTech said there was no data to back up the move.

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Every quack loves a good pandemic.

They look at pandemics or outbreaks as a way to peddle faux remedies to make a quick buck.






Lydia Kang









“Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything”

“Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything”

Lydia Kang and Nate Pedersen

Release: Tuesday

Genre: nonfiction

What: Kang, an Omaha doctor and popular fiction author, tracks the sometimes hilarious, sometimes disturbing history of medical misfires and malpractices.

For: people who want to learn just how far medicine has come


Dr. Lydia Kang, an internal medicine physician at the Nebraska Medical Center, is the co-author of the

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Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today reminded Pennsylvanians that fully vaccinated individuals may choose not to wear a mask, unless a business or organization, such as a school, requires that added layer of protection, in accordance with updated masking guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

“By getting vaccinated with one of the three safe and effective vaccines, you are adding the best layer of protection for yourself and others,” Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam said. “If you are fully vaccinated, it is an incentive to be able to remove your mask, but

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The nation’s largest nurses union condemned the new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that stipulates fully vaccinated people do not have to wear masks in most settings. 

National Nurses United (NNU) in a statement Saturday said it was concerned that it would put patients, front-line workers and nurses at risk amid a pandemic that is still present in the U.S.

“This newest CDC guidance is not based on science, does not protect public health, and threatens the lives of patients, nurses, and other frontline workers across the country,” said NNU Executive Director Bonnie Castillo. “Now

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By Storyhub

When it comes to weight loss, a healthy diet and exercise are critical. However, sometimes diet and exercise alone can’t help you overcome your latest weight plateau or take your physique to the next level.

If you’ve put in the hours at the gym and have had more green smoothies than you can count, you may want to consider a natural fat burner. These burner supplements encourage thermogenesis, a natural process that increases your body’s heat and boosts your metabolic performance.

When your body reaches thermogenesis, you’ll burn calories faster after eating – and feel less hungry between

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This story discusses suicide. If you or someone you know is at risk of suicide please call the U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255, text HOME to 741741 or go to SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources for additional resources.

For eight years, Tiffany Smith worked as a pediatric nurse at Riley Children’s Health hospital in Indianapolis. During the COVID-19 surge, she started working with adult patients. While she had a lot of support from other nurses, she still felt overwhelmed at times.

“The hardest part for me was knowing that the family wanted to be there and couldn’t and the heartache they were

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