TUESDAY, Jan. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Residents of nursing homes have been a particularly high-risk group throughout the pandemic, and the advent of the fast-spreading omicron variant has them facing another wave of infections and deaths, new data show.
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SUNDAY, Jan 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- The time to upgrade your mask is now.
Even as COVID-19 cases spiked last month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cut in half the amount of time that people should remain in isolation after infection if they are without symptoms.
THURSDAY, Jan. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The incidence of breast cancer decreased overall from 1999 to 2018, but incidence increased among women aged 20 to 39 years and for non-Hispanic Asian or Pacific Islander women, according to research published in the Jan. 14 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Some have misinterpreted that study as an indication anyone without specific risk factors can "get back to our normal lives," but only fully vaccinated patients' cases were evaluated for severity.
MONDAY, Jan. 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Swabs that come with at-home rapid antigen COVID-19 tests should be used in the nose and not the throat, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.