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|Biden administration moves to restrict nicotine levels in tobacco products
The Biden administration signaled Tuesday that it will develop a proposed rule to establish a maximum nicotine level in cigarettes and other tobacco products that will essentially lower the amount of nicotine in products available in the US. It is a step that no other administration has taken before and is one public health experts say would be transformative if enacted.
POSTED JUNE 22, 2022 5:55 AM
|How are the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for young children different?
Finally, Covid-19 vaccines for kids under the age of 5 are going into tiny arms and legs this week. Since the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended two options for this age group -- one from Pfizer/BioNTech and another from Moderna -- parents and caregivers may be wondering which one is right for their child.
POSTED JUNE 22, 2022 7:52 PM
|Covid-19 vaccinations begin for US children under 5
Covid-19 vaccinations for children younger than 5 are beginning Tuesday across the United States, marking a milestone in the nation's fight against the disease.
POSTED JUNE 23, 2022 4:19 AM
|What are the Covid-19 vaccine side effects in young kids? Experts seek to ease parents' concerns
Covid-19 vaccines for children younger than 5 are rolling out this week. The US Food and Drug Administration and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention signed off on the shots' safety and efficacy. Like with any vaccine, though, it's possible kids may experience a few side effects.
POSTED JUNE 22, 2022 8:04 PM
|New safe sleep guidelines for babies stress no co-sleeping, crib decorations or inclined products
The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated safe sleep guidelines for babies for the first time since 2016: No co-sleeping and baby should sleep alone, flat on back in empty crib.
POSTED JUNE 21, 2022 4:04 AM
|Are you wasting your money on supplements? Most likely, experts say
Vitamin, mineral and multivitamin supplements aren't likely to protect you from cancer, heart disease or overall mortality, the US Preventive Services Task Force said in updated guidelines released Tuesday in the journal JAMA.
POSTED JUNE 21, 2022 5:31 PM
|3 ways to improve your health through your gut microbiome
Bacteria, viruses, yeast and parasites in your gut? It may sound like the stuff of nightmares, but this collection of microbes is actually a health necessity, experts say.
POSTED JUNE 23, 2022 8:34 AM
|Same county tops healthiest US community ranking for third year in a row
As the country navigates a more controlled phase of the pandemic, Los Alamos County, New Mexico, has been ranked the healthiest US community for the third year in a row.
POSTED JUNE 22, 2022 4:01 AM
|Artemis I rocket prepares for late August launch to the moon
The mega Artemis I rocket may be launching on its trip to the moon in August, according to NASA officials.
POSTED JUNE 24, 2022 6:57 PM
|Your guide to finding the right Theragun massage gun for you
POSTED DECEMBER 01, 2020 7:25 PM