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Canadian Support for Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Drops

Canadian Support for Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Drops

October 25, 2020

The Canadian government has already contracted to purchase millions of doses from pharmaceutical companies over fears of a global rush for the drugs, but one study shows that the number of Canadians opposed to mandatory COVID-19 vaccines is growing....

Using NSAIDS in Late Pregnancy Could Damage Fetal Kidneys

Using NSAIDS in Late Pregnancy Could Damage Fetal Kidneys

October 25, 2020

The FDA has issued a warning about nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use during pregnancy, ruling that product labels must include warnings about risk of a rare but serious kidney complication in infants. NSAIDs are over-the-counter or...

Study: Clotting Factor More Important in COVID Deaths Than Inflammation

Study: Clotting Factor More Important in COVID Deaths Than Inflammation

October 25, 2020

Researchers who studied the heart after death from COVID-19 noted that although cardiac damage was common, it was more from clotting than inflammation. Specifically, autopsies on 40 people who died of COVID-19 showed that 14 had cardiac injury as...

First Lady Credits Healthy Living in Fight Against COVID-19

First Lady Credits Healthy Living in Fight Against COVID-19

October 24, 2020

After first lady Melania Trump fought a bout of COVID-19, she touted "a more natural route" of vitamins and healthy eating, saying it helped her recover. A healthy diet, vitamins and "fresh air" aided her recovery, while focusing on her family,...

Study Shows Low COVID Risk to Infants of Infected Mothers

Study Shows Low COVID Risk to Infants of Infected Mothers

October 24, 2020

A study in New York City found that 101 newborns born to mothers infected with coronavirus showed no evidence of transmission when basic infection-control procedures were followed. The study took place March 13 to April 24, 2020, at two NYC...

FDA Report: COVID-19 Vaccines Not Designed to Tell Us if They Save Lives

FDA Report: COVID-19 Vaccines Not Designed to Tell Us if They Save Lives

October 23, 2020

In a marathon session, an FDA committee learned the truth about the upcoming COVID-19 vaccines: They are only designed to address mild cases of the coronavirus. That means they may not prevent the worst cases, including those leading to death. "We...

1 in 4 Americans Has Thought About Quitting Their Job Over COVID-19 Stress

1 in 4 Americans Has Thought About Quitting Their Job Over COVID-19 Stress

October 23, 2020

It’s no secret that most of the world has been under extreme stress during the pandemic, but a new survey shows that about 1 in 4 people are so stressed they are considering quitting their job. Sixty-eight percent of parents with children who...

Is the ‘System’ Ignoring Cancer to Focus on COVID-19?

Is the ‘System’ Ignoring Cancer to Focus on COVID-19?

October 23, 2020

An Irish science journalist is asking a pointed question about COVID-19 diagnoses after a new report showed that people with lung cancer may have been misdiagnosed with coronavirus. Calling it an “obsession with COVID-19,” the journalist...

Baby Bottles Release Millions of Microplastic Parts

Baby Bottles Release Millions of Microplastic Parts

October 22, 2020

Researchers are calling for new guidelines on prepping infant formula in plastic baby bottles, after finding that polypropylene bottles release millions of microplastics into the formula at the rate of 16.2 million microplastic particles per liter....

Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges on Its Opioids

Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges on Its Opioids

October 22, 2020

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is pleading guilty to criminal felony charges of defrauding federal health agencies and violating anti-kickback laws, and has agreed to pay $5.5 billion in criminal fines and forfeitures. They also have agreed to pay...

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