Some CDC Panel Members Believe People Under 50 Should Wait For New COVID BoostersWhile the CDC has authorized a second booster for people 50 and older, some members of a CDC advisory panel say people under 50 should wait for the next generation of shots.
Boston Public Health Commission Urging Residents To Take Precautions After Rise In COVID NumbersThe Boston Public Health Commission is urging residents to stay vigilant against COVID after a rise in cases over the last two weeks.
Shingles Risk Increased For People Over 50 Who Had COVID, Study SaysIt’s estimated that 30% of people will get shingles at some point in their lifetime and a new study finds that people who have had COVID-19 may be at even higher risk.
3 Massachusetts Counties Now At Medium Risk For COVID-19 Transmission, CDC SaysSuffolk, Middlesex, and Berkshire counties are now at medium risk for COVID-19 transmission, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Massachusetts Reports 2,470 New COVID Cases, Positivity Rate Near 3.9%The seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts increased to 3.89%.
FDA Authorizes First Breath Test For COVID-19 InfectionThe InspectIR COVID-19 Breathalyzer is about the size of a piece of carry-on luggage and can be used in doctor's offices, hospitals and mobile testing sites.
Massachusetts Reports 2,962 New COVID Cases, Positivity Rate Now Over 3.6%The seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts increased to 3.66%.
Pfizer To Seek Authorization For COVID Booster Shots For 5-To-11-Year-OldsPfizer said new data shows its kid-sized booster could help healthy elementary-aged children rev up virus-fighting antibodies.
What's The Difference Between The Common Cold, Flu And COVID-19?If you are wondering whether that runny nose, sore throat or sneeze could be allergies, just a cold, or possibly even COVID, you are not alone.
Practicing Food Safety For Pets Can Be Good For Your HealthUnsanitary practices could put your pet’s health at risk, as well as your own.
Experts Now Recommend All Children 8-18 Get Screened For AnxietyAnxiety in children has been linked to anxiety, depression and substance use later in life.
CDC Extends Travel Mask Requirement To May 3The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it is extending the nationwide mask requirement for public transit for 15 days as it monitors an uptick in COVID-19 cases.
Allergy Sufferers Could Be At Higher Risk For High Blood Pressure, Heart DiseaseAllergy sufferers out there, take note: you could be at higher risk for high blood pressure and heart disease.
Caffeine Could Improve Certain ADHD Symptoms, Study FindsSome people with ADHD don’t respond to stimulant medications or cannot tolerate the side effects.
Massachusetts Reports 1,637 New COVID Cases, 7-Day Positivity Rate Over 2.9%The seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.93%, up from 2.75% on Thursday.