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State lotteries did not motivate people to get the Covid-19 vaccine, study finds
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State lotteries did not motivate people to get the Covid-19 vaccine, study finds

Nearly 66 million people in the United States who are eligible still have not gotten vaccinated against Covid-19, no matter how much danger that puts them in and no matter how many incentives or mandates have been thrown at them. States and public health officials have tried all sorts of novel ideas. They’ve offered donuts,…MORE

New CDC data shows the risk of dying from Covid-19 is 11 times higher for unvaccinated adults than for fully vaccinated adults
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New CDC data shows the risk of dying from Covid-19 is 11 times higher for unvaccinated adults than for fully vaccinated adults

Throughout August, the risk of dying from Covid-19 was 11 times higher for unvaccinated adults than for fully vaccinated adults in the United States, according to new data published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Unvaccinated adults faced a six times higher risk of testing positive for Covid-19 throughout the month, and…MORE

FDA advisers recommend J&J Covid-19 vaccine boosters, talk mix and match boosters
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FDA advisers recommend J&J Covid-19 vaccine boosters, talk mix and match boosters

Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously Friday to recommend a booster dose of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine at least two months after people get the first dose. The FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee voted 19-0 to recommend the extra dose for all recipients of the J&J Janssen…MORE

More Covid-19 boosters are on the horizon. But not everyone will need one, experts say
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More Covid-19 boosters are on the horizon. But not everyone will need one, experts say

After advisers from the US Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously to recommend emergency authorization of a booster dose of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine, another tool in the fight against the pandemic may soon become available for millions of Americans. Moderna’s EUA request mirrored the groups authorized to receive a booster dose of Pfizer’s mRNA vaccine.…MORE

Mindful eating could change your food habits and overall life. Here’s how to start
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Mindful eating could change your food habits and overall life. Here’s how to start

You gobbled down your lunch while scrolling through your social media or watching your favorite show, and now you feel bloated and unsure of what your food even tasted like. Or maybe you feel guilty for eating leftover chocolate cake straight out of the fridge. These behaviors and mindsets contrast with mindful eating, which means…MORE

FDA vaccine advisers recommend emergency use authorization for booster dose of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine
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FDA vaccine advisers recommend emergency use authorization for booster dose of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine

Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously Thursday to recommend emergency use authorization of a booster dose of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine. The FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee agreed use of a booster dose would be safe and effective in some people six months out from their primary series.…MORE

Covid-19 infections are declining in the US. But hospitalizations are still high in some hot spots
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Covid-19 infections are declining in the US. But hospitalizations are still high in some hot spots

While the rate of Covid-19 infections nationwide is slowing, health care systems in some parts of the country are struggling with hospital wings still packed with patients. Montana, for instance, is facing new highs this week in coronavirus hospitalizations, with 533 Covid-19 patients in hospitals as of Wednesday, according to the US Department of Health…MORE

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Why Joe Rogan and I sat down and talked — for more than 3 hours
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Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Why Joe Rogan and I sat down and talked — for more than 3 hours

In today’s highly segmented media world, most of the people who watch and listen to me every day on CNN have already received and accepted the message about the utility of vaccines, the importance of masks and how we can all work together to put an end to this pandemic. So I realized that if…MORE