Covid vaccine side effects: Anaphylaxis is a rare but severe allergic reaction

The Oxford-AstraZeneca and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines appear to be exceeding even the most optimistic expectations. New data released by Public Health England (PHE) shows that a single shot of either vaccine reduces the chance of needing hospital treatment by more than 80 percent. For most people, getting a jab will cause only mild and short-lived side… Read More »

Using Cannabis To Treat Migraine Could Increase Risk of Rebound Headaches, Says Study

Washington, March 2: A recent study suggested that people using cannabis for migraine relief can develop rebound headaches, similar to overuse headaches experienced by people who use too much migraine pain medication. The preliminary study released on March 1 and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 73rd Annual Meeting being held virtually… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson’s 1-dose shot cleared, giving US 3rd COVID-19 vaccine

Business Health Loading the player… The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two. Health experts are anxiously awaiting a one-and-done option to help speed vaccinations, as they race against a… Read More »

MDLive to be acquired by Cigna’s Evernorth

Telehealth provider MDLive is being acquired by Cigna’s health services subsidiary Evernorth, the two companies announced this morning. The deal is expected to close sometime in Q2. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, although Cigna said that it would share additional information regarding the acquisition during its Investor Day event scheduled for March… Read More »

What you need to know about coronavirus today

A version of this story appeared in the September 16 edition of CNN’s Coronavirus: Fact vs. Fiction newsletter. Sign up here to receive the need-to-know headlines every weekday. At an ABC town hall in the crucial swing state of Pennsylvania, the President hit back at a question over his remarks to renowned journalist Bob Woodward… Read More »