Why your COVID test results take so long

January 14, 2022 – As the Omicron variant spreads in the United States, which is now blamed for more than 98% of COVID-19 infections, the demand for laboratory tests has…

Masks halve the distance the coronavirus travels

By Robert Preid HealthDay reporter FRIDAY, January 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Face masks are being touted as a key tool to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and a new…

The Supreme Court has blocked the mandate for a vaccine against Biden for business

January 13, 2022 – The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday overturns President Joe Biden’s mandate for a vaccine for large businesses, but said it could continue as long as the…

More people drive high when the pot is legal

By Steven Rheinberg HealthDay reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Here’s more evidence that marijuana can make driving more dangerous: Because pots are legalized in more countries and…

More masks, COVID tests and Omicron battle troops

January 13, 2022 – President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that the US government will provide free, upgraded face masks, available for ordering online next week. He also ordered 500…

Why intentionally obtaining COVID is a dangerous idea

January 13, 2022 – As Omicron’s COVID-19 cases in the United States have grown to what appears to be new records every other day, speculation is growing among some experts…

Teenagers on social media too much? What the experts want to know

By Robert PreidHealthDay reporter THURSDAY, January 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Does your teenager watch his smartphone all day? There are many things parents can do to protect children from…

The CDC recommends that you wear better masks while Omicron is being distributed

January 12, 2022 – The CDC is preparing to update its recommendations for COVID-19 masks to emphasize the use of N95 and KN95 masks, which better filter the virus, said…

The HPV vaccine can change the rate of non-cervical cancer

January 12, 2022 – A recent headline on the dramatic reduction in cervical cancer among young women as a result of the HPV vaccine does not tell the whole story…

How to understand Omicron and change COVID protocols

January 12, 2022 – If you are confused about the guidelines for the Omicron coronavirus variant – which seems to be changing almost daily at this time – you are…