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Common Over-The-Counter Drug May Help People With Long Covid-19

Antihistamines may provide relief for the millions of people suffering from the painful, debilitating symptoms of long COVID-19 that impair daily functioning. That’s the conclusion of a case report on the experiences of two such patients co-authored by nursing scholars at the University of California, Irvine.

Sometimes An Ounce Of Compassion Feels Like A Waterfall

My husband Jeremy and I stood just inside the entrance of the NICU, between the front desk where we used to get our bright orange stickers, permitting our entry as proud parents of Reed Robinson, Room 363, and the washing station, where we meticulously washed away any germs that could harm him.

Study: 3 Doses Of Pfizer Covid Vaccine Better Than 2

Kaiser Permanente study assessed of Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness against infection, hospitalization, and death up to 8 months after vaccination.

If Omicron Is Less Severe, Why Are Covid-19 Deaths Rising?

The US Omicron death toll has now surpassed the highest seven-day average of the more severe Delta variant.

CDC Proposes Softer Guidance On Opioid Prescriptions

The nation’s top public health agency on Thursday proposed changing — and in some instances, softening — guidelines for U.S. doctors prescribing oxycodone and other opioid painkillers.

Rapid COVID Test Reagent Fluid Could Be Deadly For Kids

In some COVID-19 rapid test kits, the small bottle of reagent fluid contains sodium azide, a powerful poison that is particularly dangerous for small children, experts warn.

20 Sneaky Signs Of A Thyroid Problem

Thyroid problems can affect your weight, hair, mood, and more. Your thyroid, the butterfly-shaped gland that sits just below the Adam's apple, is a pretty powerful organ.

Covid-19 Created America’s Next Health Care Crisis: The Cancers We Didn’t Catch Early

Steve Serrao, chief of gastroenterology at a hospital in Moreno Valley, California, just lived through the fourth wave of Covid-19 with the omicron variant sweeping across the country. Patients in respiratory distress once again filled the hospital’s beds.

Chris Crouch Was Anti-Vaccine. Now His Pregnant Wife Had Covid, And He Faced A Terrible Choice.

Chris Crouch had had low expectations for online dating. He was a police officer in his 30s, almost a year out from a painful divorce, and, he said, the women he had met had been “playing games” in ways that left him dispirited.