Trump boasted he made insulin so cheap ‘it’s like water.’ Americans with diabetes beg to differ.

Trump boasted he made insulin so cheap ‘it’s like water.’ Americans with diabetes beg to differ.

That came as a shock to the Americans who shell out hundreds of dollars a month on insulin, a number of whom posted triple-digit pharmacy bills to social media immediately after the president’s assertion. “I looked at my husband and slapped my leg and said, ‘Can you believe that!’ ” said Tiffany Garrioch, 36, a […]

We Need One Million More Volunteers for the COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

We need one million more citizens to volunteer for the COVID-19 vaccine trials. Almost half a million Americans have signed up to be part of the clinical trials, but in order to complete the study, the COVID-19 Prevention Network—formed by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the U.S. National Institutes of […]

These laboratory-made antibodies are a best bet for a coronavirus treatment, but there won’t be enough

These laboratory-made antibodies are a best bet for a coronavirus treatment, but there won’t be enough

Predictions about coronavirus vaccines have become almost deafening in recent weeks, but whether or not the first doses of a vaccine arrive this year, some people will continue to get sick. A medication that could prevent people from progressing to the point that they need a hospital bed or ventilator could be a bridge to […]

ASF Payment Solutions vs. GymSym Comparison (2020)

ASF Payment Solutions vs. GymSym Comparison (2020)

Manage and Grow Your Fitness Business Better with Exercise.com. Learn more below. In this comparison, we will compare and contrast three of the top fitness business software platforms – Exercise.com vs. ASF Payment Solutions vs. GymSym. These are three fitness business software platforms with differing features and options. GymSym and ASF Payment Solutions are missing […]

A ‘Game-Changing’ 15-Minute COVID-19 Test Was Just Cleared in Europe

Becton Dickinson and Co.’s COVID-19 test that returns results in 15 minutes has been cleared for use in countries that accept Europe’s CE marking, the diagnostics maker said Wednesday. The test is part of a new class of quicker screening tools named for the identifying proteins called antigens they detect on the surface of SARS-CoV-2. […]

She Craved Salt and Felt Nauseated for Months. What Was Wrong?

The doctor greeted her warmly. Then, more sternly, said: “It looks like you have a suntan. Have you been out in the sun?” It wasn’t the first time she heard that. “My friends keep saying that!” she exclaimed. She hadn’t been anywhere warm, didn’t go to tanning parlors, didn’t use tanning products. She didn’t know […]

The Trump-Biden Debate Was a Missed Opportunity to Provide Americans With Clarity on COVID-19

If Americans were hoping to get some reassurance, clarity, or even hope from this year’s presidential candidates about how the U.S. will make it through the coronavirus pandemic, then Tuesday night’s first debate fell woefully short. During the 15-minute segment dedicated to COVID-19—which is still killing hundreds of Americans each day, and stands to worsen […]

Cats Shed More Than Dogs. The Coronavirus, Not Fur.

Also, outside a lab, infection depends mainly on breathing in viral particles from an infected person and normal contact doesn’t necessarily translate into infection for animals. Ferrets have been shown in the laboratory to be susceptible to infection with the virus, and to spread it to other ferrets. But scientists at Tufts reported, in a […]

This Fall’s College Reopenings Were a Mess—Here’s How to Avoid COVID-19 Outbreaks Next Semester

Despite dire warnings this summer from public health experts, over a third of U.S. colleges and universities went full steam ahead with reopening, saying they had no choice due to financial or political pressures. The results, in some instances, have been catastrophic. From August 26 to September 10, 2020, there were at least 62,000 new […]

Trump administration’s new rapid coronavirus tests plagued by confusion and a lack of planning

Trump administration’s new rapid coronavirus tests plagued by confusion and a lack of planning

The lack of federal planning also has left states with no standardized way to capture results from the new tests and include them in daily counts of infections and tests. Consequently, as the rapid tests become more widely distributed, the data and dashboards being used each day to guide the nation’s coronavirus response are becoming […]

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