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Experts say parents with kids too young to get COVID-19 vaccine need a ‘blanket rule’ for spending time with unvaccinated adults

Experts say parents with kids too young to get COVID-19 vaccine need a ‘blanket rule’ for spending time with unvaccinated adults

Experts recommend that unvaccinated family members keep their distance from children too young to be vaccinated against COVID-19. (Getty Images) Having a newborn or young child who isn’t old enough for most major vaccinations has always been a stressful time for parents. But dealing with this during a global pandemic — when children under the …

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Cataract surgery may cut the risk of developing dementia by nearly 30%, study finds

Cataract surgery may cut the risk of developing dementia by nearly 30%, study finds

Cataract surgery may cut the risk of developing dementia by nearly 30%, study finds People who have cataract surgery 30% less likely to get dementia, experts say Study of more than 3,000 over-65s found reduced risk lasts for at least a decade Experts think removal increases blue light, which is linked with brain function By …

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Experts say parents with kids too young to get COVID-19 vaccine need a ‘blanket rule’ for spending time with unvaccinated adults

Experts say parents with kids too young to get COVID-19 vaccine need a ‘blanket rule’ for spending time with unvaccinated adults

Experts recommend that unvaccinated family members keep their distance from children too young to be vaccinated against COVID-19. (Getty Images) Having a newborn or young child who isn’t old enough for most major vaccinations has always been a stressful time for parents. But dealing with this during a global pandemic — when children under the …

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COVID’s Turbo-Mutation Is Killing This Vax Dream, So What’s Next?

COVID’s Turbo-Mutation Is Killing This Vax Dream, So What’s Next?

Two months after scientists in South Africa alerted the world to the new, highly transmissible Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus, the global surge in infections resulting from the variant is finally subsiding. To be clear, exhausted health-care workers in overcrowded hospitals are still fighting to save lives. But many epidemiologists are beginning to look …

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Study Links COVID Vaccine Symptoms to “Nocebo Effect” Phenomenon

Study Links COVID Vaccine Symptoms to “Nocebo Effect” Phenomenon

COVID vaccine side effects could in part to a type of placebo effect called “nocebo” Despite the fact that not everyone experiences COVID-19 vaccine side effects, they are very common – but now, a new study suggests that these symptoms may be caused by something called the “nocebo effect” and not your body’s immune response …

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