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CDC suspends country-specific COVID-19 travel advisories


Date Published: Tuesday 04 October 2022
Article Description: The agency said that regardless of their destination, international travelers should stay up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccines and follow CDC guidance for international travel.



New Bivalent Covid-19 Boosters: What To Expect For Side Effects


Date Published: Monday 03 October 2022
Article Description: Will your side effects be the same, worse, or better compared to the primary series and previous booster vaccinations?



Trump wanted to reveal Superman shirt after leaving hospital for COVID care, new book says


Date Published: Monday 03 October 2022
Article Description: Former President Trump reportedly wanted to wear a Superman shirt after receiving medical care for COVID-19, per a book by reporter Maggie Haberman.



Concerning or Reassuring? Long After COVID-19, CMR Still Yields Clues


Date Published: Monday 03 October 2022
Article Description: On the one hand, follow-up MRI showed hints of persistent inflammation, and on the other, no signs of structural damage.



Staying healthy during cold and flu season


Date Published: Tuesday 04 October 2022
Article Description: Experts are predicting we’ll likely see more cold and flu this year, in addition to COVID-19. There's some steps you can take to stay healthy.



Hospital leaders meet at White House to talk 'twindemic' strategies


Date Published: Monday 03 October 2022
Article Description: Federal health officials held a meeting with leaders from 10 health systems and groups on Sept. 29 to discuss mitigation strategies ahead of a likely COVID-19 surge and severe flu season this fall. The meeting was led by Ashish Jha,



Study looks at why some marriages last and others don't


Date Published: Monday 03 October 2022
Article Description: Why do some marriages last while others don't? A new study sheds some light. Researchers at Stanford University recruited 35 heterosexual couples living in China who had been married for at least a year.



This is the fastest-growing part of Maryland


Date Published: Tuesday 04 October 2022
Article Description: Stacker compiled a list of the fastest-growing counties in Maryland using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Counties are ranked by the highest population growth from 2010 to 2020, based on the U.S. Decennial Census.



Tufts University researchers launching study to see if health shake prevents memory loss


Date Published: Monday 03 October 2022
Article Description: Researchers at Tufts University are launching a clinical trial to see whether drinking a specially designed healthy shake every day can help people control their weight and prevent memory loss as they age.



Thousands of U.S. Cancer Patients Died From COVID Complications, Study Finds


Date Published: Monday 03 October 2022
Article Description: New research confirms that COVID-19 can be life-threatening for certain cancer patients: More than 16,500 Americans with cancer died from complications related to



Fallen St. Louis firefighter to be honored in national ceremony


Date Published: Monday 03 October 2022
Article Description: Fallen Kansas City firefighter Capt. Bobby Rocha will be honored in an annual ceremony hosted by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.



Fallen Kansas City firefighter to be honored at national ceremony


Date Published: Monday 03 October 2022
Article Description: Fallen Kansas City firefighter Capt. Bobby Rocha will be honored in an annual ceremony hosted by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.



‘Make sure you’re protected against the flu’: Officials urge residents to get flu shot this year


Date Published: Monday 03 October 2022
Article Description: Health officials are urging residents to receive their flu shot this year after a tough flu season just ended in Australia, serving as a potential sign of what is to come over the next few months. While flu season severity throughout the COVID-19 pandemic has been less-than-normal — partially due to the uptake of precautions like mask wearing and frequent hand washing — experts expressed concern that this year could be different.



Thousands more students dropped out or left Texas public schools during pandemic, new data shows


Date Published: Monday 03 October 2022
Article Description: The number of students who dropped out jumped roughly 34 percent from 46,319 students in the 2020-21 school year, which was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, compared to 34,477 two years prior. The number of students who left Texas public schools for other reasons,



6 Things New Parents Should Know About RSV in Young Children


Date Published: Monday 03 October 2022
Article Description: RSV typically causes flu-like symptoms and goes away on its own, but the virus can cause serious complications in children under the age of one. So, whether you’re currently pre