Last updated Jan. 12, 2022
COVID-19 boosters have now been approved for all adults. This is
welcome news for many who are eager to get added protection against
To help cut through the confusion about COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, we asked infectious diseases specialist and head of Internal Medicine David Tweardy, M.D., to answer common questions.
Who can get a booster shot?
The Centers for...
Arthur Sulkin believes a series of personal experiences put him in a unique position to deal with what he calls “the trauma of cancer.”
When you agree to genetic testing, you expect a yes or no answer: yes, you have an abnormal change in a gene that increases your cancer...
Insulin is a hormone produced by clusters of cells in the pancreas called islets. It helps our bodies use sugars from food for energy. When we’re active, we burn that energy and use up the sugar. But a poor diet and an inactive lifestyle can lead to an overload of sugar in the bloodstream and, with time, lead to insulin resistance.
“That means the insulin produced doesn’t work as efficiently as it normally would, so the pancreas...