No one knows for sure how long they will live. But in a recent study published in Menopause, researchers found that telomere length may offer some key insights into a woman’s longevity. They also showed how maternal age at birth of the last child affects telomere length and long-term health.
Houston hospital employee who says she was fired for not getting vaccine: 'Don't take away my choice'
An ultrasound technologist who says she was fired by a Houston hospital because she wouldn't get vaccinated against the coronavirus told CNN on Wednesday, "I don't want to work for people like that. Don't take away my choice."
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The Delta variant of the coronavirus is beginning to spread in California, offering a preview of how the battle of the pandemic is going to change as officials move to protect a shrinking minority who remain at risk because they have not been vaccinated. The Delta variant may be twice...
The exact origins of the novel coronavirus have become an issue that’s been surrounded by a lot of controversies. Now, it’s been revealed by The New York Times and more important publications that a scientist managed to recover the delegated gene sequences from Wuhan. It’s already a known fact that...
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As colleges issue controversial mandates that students be vaccinated or not attend classes, and reports surfaced of numerous deaths potentially caused by the various coronavirus vaccines, the inventor of the mRNA technology that went into some of the vaccines told Fox News on Wednesday that Google-owned YouTube deleted a posting of a podcast during which he discussed his concerns and findings.
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Video shows a Nashville crowd booing after Jill Biden called out low COVID-19 vaccination rates in Tennessee
Tennessee has some of the lowest vaccination rates in the US, thanks in part to partisan politics and weak healthcare systems.
The coronavirus vaccines are surrounded by so much controversy like there’s no tomorrow. This is one of the reasons for which some people are not that anxious to get the shots. Now, more news comes to add food for thought about the issue. BBC dropped the bomb that an adverse...
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Israel says the Delta variant is infecting vaccinated people, representing as many as 50% of new cases. But they're less severe.
With a fast vaccine rollout, Israel had thought it was freed of the coronavirus. Then the Delta variant came.
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Here's how coronavirus spread inside a government office in Florida -- and how one official says it stopped
(CNN) — Officials in Manatee County, Florida, were able to identify the patient zero in a recent outbreak of the coronavirus that swept through a government building and left two employees dead and several hospitalized, all of whom were unvaccinated. Officials learned through contact tracing that the patient, an employee...
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Over recent years, the retina has established its position as one of the most promising biomarkers for the early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s. In a new study from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, researchers examined the roughness of the ten retinal layers and found that in some layers of the retina these measurements indicate that wrinkling begins at very early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House chief medical adviser on the novel coronavirus, recently revealed there’s a simple way to keep unvaccinated children safe from the delta variant. What did Fauci say about kids and COVID-19 variants?. Fauci said on the “Today” show that children who are younger than 12...
The White House had no plans in place to swear in VP Mike Pence if Trump became too ill or died of COVID-19, book says
A new book from two Washington Post reporters pulls back the curtain on the chaos and dysfunction caused by Trump's sudden illness.
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His wife died by suicide after a 13-month battle with long-haul Covid. He hopes help is on the way for others
(CNN) — Filmmaker Nick Guthe says in the months before his wife, Heidi Ferrer, died by suicide, she suffered debilitating long-haul Covid symptoms. It started last summer, with "excruciating, unexplained" pain in her feet, Guthe told CNN's Alisyn Camerota on Wednesday. Digestive problems followed. She suffered body aches and her...
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In a recent study, scientists found that the circulating vitamin D levels in the blood may be an effective predictor of future health risks in aging men. The finding suggests the free, precursor form of vitamin D found circulating in the bloodstream is a more accurate predictor of future health and disease risk than total vitamin D.
The "delta variant" has come to dominate headlines, having been discovered in India where it provoked an extreme surge in Covid cases before spreading around the world, with cases now rapidly rising in the U.S. But now a mutation of that variant has emerged, called "delta plus," which is starting...
Cole Beasley is the latest to prove that while there is a vaccine for COVID-19 there is not one for COVID-stupid. This week the Buffalo Bills’ scrappy little receiver announced he planned to refuse to comply with regulations negotiated by the union that represents NFL players -- regulations that give fully vaccinated players more freedom to return to normal than non-vaccinated players.
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