June 17, 2021

Lonnie Listonsmith

Experienced Health Expert

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TAIPEI, Taiwan  — China has given broader approval for the domestic-made Sinovac coronavirus vaccine, expanding those who can receive it beyond the high-risk and priority groups already allowed under an emergency clearance.

Regulators gave conditional approval for Sinovac Biotech Ltd’s shot, CoronaVac, on Friday, clearing the way for general use, The National Medical Products Administration announced in a statement Saturday

The Sinovac vaccine has already been sold to at least 10 other countries and is being administered to people in at least five other countries. In China, the shot was given emergency approval last July, allowing people such as medical

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As many medical centers postponed elective procedures and routine examinations during the early days of the pandemic, there was one group of patients who mostly kept seeing their doctors as usual: those who are members of concierge practices.

Concierge medicine—where patients pay what amounts to a retainer fee for direct access to a doctor or doctors—has boomed during the pandemic. According to Kona Medical Consulting, which manages concierge practices, such doctors saw a 21% increase in new patient volumes nationally during 2020, adjusting for normal fluctuations.

“There was a marked increase for a number of reasons: People

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a table topped with a blue chair: Two correctional officers and an oral surgeon have been charged with aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.


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Two correctional officers and an oral surgeon have been charged with aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.

Two Newfoundland correctional officers and a dentist are facing charges of aggravated assault and assault with a weapon, after a video circulated online appearing to show one of the officers performing dental surgery on an inmate while the other recorded it, resulting in a civil lawsuit.

Correctional officers Roy Goodyear of Carmanville and Ronald McDonald of Trinity, along with Dr. Louis Bourget of Nova Scotia, are charged in relation to the incident and set to appear in provincial court in

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The movie Limitless features a protagonist who stumbles upon a single pill that instantly turns him into a genius. Since the film, thousands of so-called “limitless pills” have sprung up on the supplement market. These pills regularly purport to help people become smarter, develop stronger memories, and even become more charismatic.

The scientific truth is that no pill can reliably turn you into a genius immediately. But this does not mean that achieving a better, more reliable memory is out of the question. Some studies even suggest that people might be able to improve their problem-solving abilities over time. This

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Black New Yorkers are far less likely to receive COVID-19 vaccines than other state residents, health department data shows.

Black seniors make up 13% of the state’s residents 65 and older, but only 4% have received at least the first dose of the vaccine, according to demographic breakdowns that, the state announced Saturday, are now on its “COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker” website.

Only 5% of Black essential workers have been vaccinated, even though 17% of essential workers are Black, and 10% of Black hospital employees have received the vaccine, although they make up 17% of hospital workers.

Latino seniors also were

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