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Often Mistaken For Asthma, This Rare Breathing Disorder Strikes Young Athletes : Shots

[ad_1] Dr. J. Tod Olin at National Jewish Hospital in Denver, treats patients with EILO, or for exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction. It’s a breathing disorder that affects young athletes especially. National Jewish Health hide caption toggle caption National Jewish Health Dr. J. Tod Olin at National Jewish Hospital in Denver, treats patients with EILO, or for … Read more

Facing The Anxiety And Uncertainty Of This Pandemic, Starts With Acceptance : Shots

[ad_1] “You aren’t going to have the year you thought you’d have.” That’s what a nurse told my wife and me after my wife was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. The cancer news came as a shock, as it often does. There were no warning signs. The tumor was picked up on a routine … Read more

Farm Workers Harvest Crops With Few Protections From The Coronavirus : Shots

[ad_1] With the coronavirus spreading, farms try to keep workers like these in Greenfield, Calif. safe through physical distancing and other measures but advocates for laborers say protections are often not adequate. Brent Stirton/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Brent Stirton/Getty Images With the coronavirus spreading, farms try to keep workers like these in Greenfield, … Read more

FDA Approves Spravato For Suicidal Patients With Major Depression : Shots

[ad_1] In 2019, the FDA approved Spravato for patients with major depressive disorder who hadn’t responded to other treatments. Now, the agency is adding patients who are having suicidal thoughts or have recently attempted to harm themselves or take their own lives. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images In 2019, the … Read more

Survey Of Contact Tracing Workforce Shows Little Growth, Despite Surging Cases : Shots

[ad_1] From left to right; contact tracers Christella Uwera, Dishell Freeman and Alejandra Camarillo work at Harris County Public Health Contact Tracing facility in Houston, Texas, Thursday, June 25, 2020. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption toggle caption David J. Phillip/AP From left to right; contact tracers Christella Uwera, Dishell Freeman and Alejandra Camarillo work at … Read more

IHME Model Projects Nearly 300,000 COVID-19 Deaths By December : Shots

[ad_1] As coronavirus outbreaks continue to flare in the U.S., modelers project the country will hit nearly 300,000 deaths by December 1. Eric Gay/AP hide caption toggle caption Eric Gay/AP As coronavirus outbreaks continue to flare in the U.S., modelers project the country will hit nearly 300,000 deaths by December 1. Eric Gay/AP By Dec. … Read more

Vaccine Prices For COVID-19 Begin To Emerge : Shots

[ad_1] Tony Potts, a 69-year-old retiree in Ormond Beach, Fla., received his first Moderna COVID-19 vaccine shot on Tuesday as part of the company’s phase 3 clinical trial. NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images Tony Potts, a 69-year-old retiree in Ormond Beach, Fla., received his first Moderna COVID-19 vaccine … Read more

A Key Ingredient For Making A COVID-19 Vaccine Work : Shots

[ad_1] Three potential COVID-19 vaccines are kept in a tray at Novavax labs in Maryland on March 20. The Novavax vaccine requires an immune-boosting ingredient called an adjuvant to be effective. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images Three potential COVID-19 vaccines are kept in a tray at … Read more