Vitamin D is important for preventing osteoporosis, and new research suggests a role in COVID-19 infections.
Pfizer and BioNTech announced today that their vaccine candidate appears to be 90 percent effective at preventing COVID-19 in the volunteers in their study. It’s encouraging news, but there’s still a long way to go between this announcement and an actually effective, available vaccine. Read more…
New precision cancer medicines are increasing survival rates for lung cancer patients
What You Need to Know for the 2020-21 Influenza Season – Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Influenza
Old stereotypes would have us believe that women are more focused on relationships than men, but I have found that is not true, though men and women do see marriage through different lenses. A loving, intimate, and joyful marriage is just as important to men as it is to women. It is also just as […]
Adjust your skin care routine for fabulous fall skin.
The weather outside is frightful and though it may be hard to believe, the gym can be delightful.
While our idea of a “dream date” doesn’t usually include social distancing, dating in the COVID-19 era means making accommodations to help protect the health of you and your new…
Meal planning is a lot easier when you’re okay with eating the exact same meals every day. On the other hand, variety is one of the keystones of a healthy diet. So how bad is it, really, if you eat the same thing all the time? Read more…
The American Cancer Society updates cervical cancer screening guidelines – no longer recommends PAP smear.
Every vaccine has its side effects, but most are mild and/or rare. If you’ve ever had a sore arm after a flu shot, or even a mild headache or fever, you’ve experienced these. The upcoming coronavirus vaccines will have side effects, too, and they might be a little more severe. That’s not necessarily a bad […]
Whether President Trump wins a second term or Joe Biden wins the White House, healing sharp divisions among family members won’t be easy.
Adult acne sucks. And covering it with a mask is like installing a tent over a volcano. Read more…
These relatable cartoons find some humor amid the stress and monotony of COVID-19 life.
Not traveling home this year may be the safest decision to protect you and your loved ones from COVID-19.
Updates on COVID-19 treatment advances and vaccine development.
Perimenopause and menopause can feel like a rollercoaster, bringing on a host of changes to your body. While it isn’t all awful, it can really throw you off! Thankfully, menopause…
One COVID-19 vaccine is already under review for possible emergency authorization in December; its competitors are close behind. Once we have a vaccine—or maybe several—it will be a while until there are enough doses for everybody. The CDC is working on a plan to prioritize certain groups of people to get it first. Read more…
As the U.S. election nears and the Coronavirus continues to infect more than 50,000 Americans a day, the one question we must ask ourselves is this: Which man will truly protect and serve us? When faced with complex social problems that are difficult to understand and solve, it’s human nature to cling to our group. […]
Vaccine development is proceeding at record speed, with one candidate announcing early results from a U.S. phase 3 trial this week and likely more to come. If all goes well, the first doses of a coronavirus vaccine might become available in early 2021. But with this rushed timeline, how do we know it’s safe? Read […]