Ella is sick

Last January, Ella Murphy woke up with a fever and swollen lymph nodes – a staple of childhood seen many times before in the Murphy house where six children live and grow. The family had just gathered for Christmas, including two teens who had traveled from college campuses. It was probably the flu, or a common virus.

Local doctor says healthy people don’t need COVID vaccine booster

SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) - A local doctor believes “Healthy” people do not need to get the covid-19 booster shot. The FDA announced today they don’t think the general population should need a booster and Dr. Minaxi Rathod, an infectious disease specialist, agrees. People who are immunosuppressed are encouraged to get...
The Stranger

Slog AM: Lots of Wind and Possibly Record-Breaking Rain on the Way, New York Times Is Encouraging People to Kill a Beautiful Insect, Expect Idaho to Begin Begging Like Alberta

Yes, we badly wanted rain, but not record-breaking rain. This business of going from one extreme to another is so tiresome. Capitalocene weather is like an athlete on super-steroids. It only knows how to get ripped and smash previous records. Will we ever see weather being just weather again? See rain that falls and goes away on a mild late-summer day?

Is Now the Time to Bet on Arcutis Biotherapeutics?

Phase 3 trials of its psoriasis treatment delivered positive results. A New Drug Application by the end of 2021 could lead to FDA approval in 2022. Analyst price targets tease big potential gains in the stock price. More than 7.4 million people in the U.S. and 125 million worldwide suffer...

Joe Brolly

AT the highest level, the best culture wins. Which is why, in the end, a Tyrone team still learning their trade won easily. They are a serious team and their culture is something to be proud of. A word on their three full backs. I have previously criticised Michael McKernan...
NBC San Diego

Boy Hospitalized After Contracting Illness From Unvaccinated Parents

An eight-year-old boy is recovering at Rady Children’s Hospital from a rare syndrome associated with COVID-19. Doctors say he was afflicted after being exposed to COVID-19 through his unvaccinated parents. “The key part to the story was that his parents had had COVID-19 about a month before, and that’s typical...

New model could improve treatment of rheumatoid arthritis patients with cardiac disease

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London have developed a new approach to address cardiac disease in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. Currently patients with RA are particularly susceptible to a type of cardiac deficiency termed diastolic dysfunction, which may lead to heart failure, resulting in a higher mortality rate amongst this patient group.