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Pfizer/BioNTech seek full FDA approval for their Covid-19 vaccine

Pfizer/BioNTech seek full FDA approval for their Covid-19 vaccine

Pfizer/BioNTech has initiated its application to the US Food and Drug Administration for full FDA approval of its Covid-19 vaccine for people ages 16 and older, the companies said Friday. This is the first Covid-19 vaccine in the United States to be assessed for full approval from the FDA. Pfizer’s mRNA two-shot vaccine is currently…MORE

How should vaccinated parents navigate summer? A doctor’s advice

How should vaccinated parents navigate summer? A doctor’s advice

The camp bill is due. One of my kid’s favorite camps delayed charging us this summer because they weren’t sure if they’d be partially or 100% online. As I sit in front of this bill, after more than a year of trying to avoid the coronavirus, I want my family to re-enter the world. We…MORE

Our lives are changing, again, and so must our rituals that give it meaning

Our lives are changing, again, and so must our rituals that give it meaning

Birthdays. Weddings. Graduations. When the Covid-19 pandemic hit last year, we watched as old milestones — and the rituals we depended on to mark them — seemed to vanish into the ether. If you’re like many people, the early days of the pandemic, and the grief contained in them, likely left you feeling adrift. When…MORE

Covid vaccines can take on new coronavirus variants, studies show

Covid vaccines can take on new coronavirus variants, studies show

A batch of new studies published Wednesday show how well coronavirus vaccines work against worrying new variants — and one indicates booster doses can help them work even better. At least one of the studies also demonstrated that being fully vaccinated matters. The first nationwide study of coronavirus vaccination, done in Israel, showed Pfizer/BioNtech’s vaccine…MORE

Mediterranean diet may prevent memory loss and dementia, study finds

Mediterranean diet may prevent memory loss and dementia, study finds

Not sure what to eat? Why not choose foods that are good for your brain? Meals inspired by traditional foods from the sunny Mediterranean, a new study found, may lower your risk for dementia by interfering with the buildup of two proteins, amyloid and tau, into the plaques and tangles that are hallmarks of Alzheimer’s…MORE

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