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Guidance for Vaccinated Americans is on the Way

MONDAY, March 8, 2021 (Healthday News) — Much needed guidance on how vaccinated Americans should navigate social distancing restrictions is expected from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week. “Those guidelines are coming out from the CDC really imminently,” Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday on the CBS program “Face the Nation.” More… Read More »

Most Americans probably won’t be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says

“Those who are vaccine hesitant have had their hesitancy enhanced by a variety of things that are happening right now, particularly the unfortunate mix of science and politics,” Collins said at an event hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. A recent poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that more than… Read More »

Americans soak up sun on beaches as coronavirus death toll nears 100,000

(Reuters) – Americans sunbathed on beaches, fished from boats and strolled on boardwalks this holiday weekend, but the occasional person wearing a mask was a constant reminder that the world is still battling the coronavirus pandemic. The Memorial Day weekend that signals the start of the U.S. summer is normally a time when cemeteries across… Read More »

How Fat Are Americans

  The CDC has been studying the obesity problem in the United States. They are concerned as all of us are by the health risks of obesity. The results of a 2018 survey were alarming. At least 35% of adults in Arkansas, Alabama, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Dakota, and West Virginia were obese. The results… Read More »

Americans Skip Meds and Borrow Billions to Pay for Basic Health Care

Last year, Americans borrowed a whopping $ 88 billion to pay for their health care, according to a nationally representative survey. What’s more, 45 percent of respondents said they feared that a major health care crisis would lead to bankruptcy, and nearly 25 percent of respondents reported skipping medical treatments in order to cut costs.… Read More »