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Mississippi says Covid-19 deaths in pregnant women are rising — and it’s pleading with them to get vaccinated
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Mississippi says Covid-19 deaths in pregnant women are rising — and it’s pleading with them to get vaccinated

At least eight pregnant Mississippi women have died of Covid-19 since late July — none of them fully vaccinated — officials said, more than doubling the state’s pandemic total in just two months and spurring medical leaders to give this message: We’ve long known Covid-19 puts pregnant women at greater risk for severe disease. And…MORE

Idaho’s struggle to keep up with Covid-19 surge puts pressure on Washington state hospitals
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Idaho’s struggle to keep up with Covid-19 surge puts pressure on Washington state hospitals

Idaho officials announced Thursday they’re preparing to ration hospital care due to the Covid-19 surge, and it was the last thing next-door Washington state’s top hospital advocate wanted to hear. “It’s terrible. I don’t know if people understand the gravity of the situation,” Cassie Sauer, chief executive of the Washington State Hospital Association, told CNN…MORE

Moderna’s vaccine is the most effective, but Pfizer and J&J also protect well, CDC-led study says
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Moderna’s vaccine is the most effective, but Pfizer and J&J also protect well, CDC-led study says

A head-to-head study of all three authorized coronavirus vaccines in the United States finds the Moderna vaccine is slightly more effective than Pfizer’s in real-life use in keeping people out of the hospital, and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine comes in third, but still providing 71% protection. Pfizer’s vaccine provided 88% protection against hospitalization, and…MORE

FDA’s vaccine advisers meet to decide whether Americans need boosters
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FDA’s vaccine advisers meet to decide whether Americans need boosters

Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration started meeting Friday morning to discuss whether many Americans need to start getting booster doses of coronavirus vaccine. The all-day meeting will be packed with presentations. They’ll include Pfizer/BioNTech, which is arguing that there’s enough evidence of waning immunity to justify giving booster doses to people.…MORE

How to improve sleep habits to support emotional wellness, according to a therapist
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How to improve sleep habits to support emotional wellness, according to a therapist

I worked recently with a 25-year-old man struggling at his job. He described difficulty thinking clearly and missing too many days. And his relationship with his girlfriend was nearly over due to his admitted neglect. Diagnosed with both depression and anxiety, he said he felt disengaged in his life. He had been in therapy before…MORE

Rate of BMI increase in children nearly doubled during pandemic, study finds
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Rate of BMI increase in children nearly doubled during pandemic, study finds

The rate of body mass index change in children nearly doubled from March to November 2020 compared to the rate of BMI change before the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a study published Thursday in the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s report on morbidity and mortality. The CDC team used a medical record database…MORE

The FDA’s meeting on Covid-19 boosters may not provide an answer to all the questions, experts say
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The FDA’s meeting on Covid-19 boosters may not provide an answer to all the questions, experts say

The US Food and Drug Administration is meeting Friday about Covid-19 vaccine boosters, but the long-awaited discussion may not yield an answer as to whether all vaccinated Americans will get a third dose, experts said. “What I think we’re going to hear from the FDA advisory committee is a go-ahead to boost people over the…MORE

Do Americans need boosters yet? Here are the questions the FDA will be asking
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Do Americans need boosters yet? Here are the questions the FDA will be asking

Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration start meeting early Friday to discuss whether Americans need booster shots yet. It’s a simple question but one that has become bogged down in politics and turf battles. It’s sometimes seemed to put the FDA’s independence at odds with a White House team eager to appear…MORE

Local health departments planning for potential Covid-19 booster rollout, but there is still ‘some confusion’
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Local health departments planning for potential Covid-19 booster rollout, but there is still ‘some confusion’

It’s not clear if or when boosters doses of Covid-19 vaccines will be OK’d for fully vaccinated people in the United States, but state and local health departments across the United States are moving ahead with plans for a potential rollout next week. Last month, US health officials announced plans for booster doses of Covid-19…MORE

Workplace cafes can play a role in your weight loss, study finds
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Workplace cafes can play a role in your weight loss, study finds

As we head back to work, we again come face to face with delicious diet-breaking temptations we were able to avoid at home. Office snack tables are often decorated with sweets from “well-meaning” coworkers. Vending machines are full of cheap, highly processed chips, candies, cookies, ready-made sandwiches and sugar-packed sodas. Even those of us lucky…MORE

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Our Albuquerque Police Officers are THE BEST.

Our Albuquerque Police Officers are THE BEST.

We love our local police officers. After all the bad news the past few weeks, here is some good news. This 11 year old thinks the police are heros. This is another reason why we love OUR ALBUQUERQUE POLICE.

Jon Bones Jones out of UFC 200????

Jon Bones Jones out of UFC 200????

Please don’t let it be true. We were so ready for Jon Bones Jones and UFC 200. But, we are seeing the stories saying he failed his drug test and is out of the Main Event. We will keep following this story. CLICK HERE to read more!

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