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Civil Liberties Group: Approval of Pfizer Covid Vaccine ‘Irresponsible and Deadly’

A civil liberties group has registered a strong objection to the wisdom of the FDA’s approval on Aug. 23 of the two-shot regimen of the Pfizer vaccination for COVID-19, while seeking to protect people’s right to refuse the vaccine. The group points out that more than 3,000 individuals have died in the United States after getting the second Pfizer vaccination.

Foods That Feed Healthy Teeth—or Cavities

According to the National Library of Medicine, tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease. It can also become a pervasive issue for older folks. Tooth decay happens when decay-causing bacteria in your mouth encounter sugars and starches from foods and drinks and form acidic fluids. These fluids attack the surface of your

Are You Dehydrated?

Lots of people believe they know when they are dehydrated, but dehydration can be sneaky, not to mention unhealthy and dangerous. Dehydration is when your body loses more fluids than you have replaced. You may have lost these fluids from excessive sweating (due to exercise, hot weather, or environment such as a sauna), diarrhea, or

The Ripple Effects of Self-Esteem

What do you think of yourself? How do you evaluate your own worth? If you struggle with feelings of low self-esteem, you’re not alone. Even the most confident and outwardly successful among us experience what can sometimes be crushing self-doubt. Self-esteem isn’t static. Some studies have found that our feelings of self-worth change as we

Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Poised to Make Billions on COVID-19 Boosters

Moderna and the Pfizer-BioNTech alliance could reap billions from COVID-19 booster shots in the coming years, in what analysts and investors say could be a market comparable to the $6 billion in annual sales for flu vaccines. Pfizer, its German partner BioNTech, and Moderna have together locked in over $60 billion in sales of their

Effectiveness of Some COVID-19 Vaccines Has Dropped Significantly: Study

The effectiveness of the two most widely used COVID-19 vaccines in the United States dropped significantly in July, a new study found. The efficacy of shots from Moderna and Pfizer were highly effective in preventing transmission of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, which causes COVID-19, between January and June, researchers with the Mayo Clinic and Massachusetts-based nference discovered. But the efficacy of Moderna’s

European Union Reviewing New Possible Side Effects of mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines

Experts in Europe are probing three newly reported conditions that appeared in people who received a COVID-19 vaccine built on messenger RNA, the European Union’s drug regulator said on Wednesday. The safety panel of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) is reviewing post-vaccination cases of erythema multiforme, a skin condition that leaves people with round lesions;

Thailand to Start Human Trials on COVID-19 Nasal Spray This Year

Thailand’s National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology is expecting two COVID-19 anti-viral nasal sprays to enter human trials by the end of this year. Deputy government spokeswoman Ratchada Thanadirek said on Wednesday the nasal sprays are based on adenovirus and influenza and testing on mice has provided promising results. The first phase of human trials is

Spider Venom Could Be the Miracle Cure for Heart Attacks

Research has found that the venom of spiders—occasionally the cause of seizures and even death—could actually be life-saving for those suffering from heart disease. Heart disease continues to be a leading cause of death in the world. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, nearly 60,000 Australians suffer a heart attack every year, with heart

COVID-19 Delta Strain Appearing All Over China, Beijing Cuts Intercity Transport

The Chinese communist regime on Aug. 9 reported 94 local transmissions among 125 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours. The current outbreak in China is also being driven by the highly contagious Delta variant. Authorities said the Delta infections first spread among airport workers in eastern China’s Nanjing city—reported on July 20—but has since advanced nationwide, with reports from

Find Freedom in Any Moment

One of our deepest desires is for freedom: to be free of stress, anxiety, a frustrating person, a difficult situation, financial struggles, health problems, the daily grind, distractions, feeling inadequate. So many books, products, and other paid solutions offer a version of this freedom. Escape. Peace. Mindfulness. Simplicity. Self-esteem. A better relationship. Health and fitness.

‘No Vaccine Passports’: Massive Protests Across France Over New COVID Rules

For the fourth consecutive weekend, thousands of demonstrators in France took to the streets to protest against the country’s strict new COVID-19 rules, including a so-called “health pass” that restricts unvaccinated people from entering restaurants, bars, gyms, and other venues. Video footage uploaded on social media showed demonstrators marching in Paris, chanting slogans against vaccine

Data Suggest Vaccines Make ‘Limited Difference in Infectiousness’ of Delta Variant: PHE

Vaccinated people infected with the Delta variant of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, which causes COVID-19, may be as infectious as their unvaccinated counterparts, early analysis from Public Health England (PHE) suggests. This coincides with a recent study from the United States, where similar results were observed in Wisconsin. “Some initial findings … indicate that levels

Ways to Honor Yourself

Are you taking care of yourself? Proper self-care makes it possible to function effectively in everything you do, whether at work, home, traveling, or relaxing. It’s hard to keep up with life’s challenges if you fail here, much less take care of anyone or anything else. If you listen, your body will tell you what

CDC: 397 Children Suffered Heart Inflammation After COVID-19 Vaccine

Nearly 400 children between the ages of 12 and 17 were diagnosed with heart inflammation after receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, according to a study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on July 30. The condition, also known as myocarditis, occurred mostly in young boys, the study found. Heart inflammation wasn’t identified as an adverse reaction during

Tips for Preventing Heatstroke

As a primary care physician who often treats patients with heat-related illnesses, I know all too well how heatwaves create spikes in hospitalizations and deaths related to “severe nonexertional hyperthermia,” or what most people call “heatstroke.” Heatstroke is when a person’s core body temperature rises too high—often more than 104 degrees F (40 C)—because high

35,000 Americans Getting Symptomatic COVID-19 a Week Despite Being Vaccinated: CDC

Some 35,000 vaccinated Americans are getting infected with COVID-19 every week, according to a recent estimate from a top U.S. health agency. While the COVID-19 vaccines reduce the incidence of disease, hospitalization, and death, approximately 0.02 percent of Americans who are vaccinated against the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus have still been contracting it on a weekly basis,

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness Drops to 84 Percent After Six Months: Study

The effectiveness of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in preventing symptomatic infection drops by more than 10 percent after six months, the company said on July 28. The two-dose vaccine, developed in conjunction with Germany’s BioNTech, was found to be 96 percent effective for the first two months following the second dose, according to a study from

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