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Pfizer's Covid Antiviral Pill May Cut Severe Illness By 89 Percent

The drugmaker said its studies of the pill were so successful that it stopped clinical trials early.

Worn-Out Nurses Hit The Road For Better Pay, Stressing Hospital Budgets, Morale

In parts of the country where covid-19 continues to fill hospitals, a rotating cast of traveling nurses helps keep intensive care units fully staffed. Hospitals have to pay handsomely to get that temporary help, and those higher wages are tempting some staff nurses to hit the road, too.

Study: Vaccinated People Also Spread The Delta Variant, 25% Chance Of Infection

People inoculated against Covid-19 are just as likely to spread the delta variant of the virus to contacts in their household as those who haven’t had shots, according to new research.

Why Becoming A Nurse Is More Difficult Now

Hospitals nationwide are trying to address nurse shortages by hiring new graduates. However, becoming a nurse has become more challenging, narrowing the pipeline for new nurses.

A Pregnant Mother Dies Of Covid

In this small town I live in, a funeral procession is a big deal. The hearse is followed by several black cars turning into an array of family and friends cars. All of them roll slowly and sadly to the final destination.

What Becoming A Parent Really Does To Your Happiness

Research has found that having children is terrible for quality of life—but the truth about what parenthood means for happiness is a lot more complicated.

CDC: Some Immunocompromised People Can Get A Fourth Dose

Certain immunocompromised people can now receive, and in some cases should receive, a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine, the CDC said in updated interim clinical guidance this week.

A New Weight-Loss Medicine Is Flying Off The Shelves

Patients are flocking to the first new obesity medicine to reach the market in years, boosting returns for drugmaker Novo Nordisk A/S.