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Pregnant during a heatwave? ONE thing this expert says you need to be doing

With temperatures breaking records, the heat can be uncomfortable – especially if you’re pregnant. Dietitian Laura Tilt reveals how to stay hydrated and why it’s key to managing a heatwave Uncomfortable heatwave still going…. Heatwaves can have serious health implications for some. If you are elderly, sick or pregnant be sure to keep an eye… Read More »

Fauci says he still thinks nature, not Wuhan lab, ‘most likely’ origin for COVID-19

The “most likely” origin for COVID-19 is in nature in the absence of any recent “concrete evidence” supporting the Wuhan lab leak hypothesis, according to President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser. Dr. Anthony Fauci, who is the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, made the comments following a new report contending… Read More »

There’s no evidence a Covid booster shot is necessary, says Dr. Ashish Jha

There’s no need for Covid booster doses right now, the dean of Brown University’s School of Public Health said Friday, as highly transmissible, new variants test the protections of the available vaccines. “Let me tell you where we are: the data is very clear, if you’ve gotten your two shots of Moderna  or Pfizer  or… Read More »

Healthcare’s New “Operating System”: Amwell’s CEO Says Incumbents are Re-Thinking Telehealth

By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH “We have to look at telehealth as an operating system.” Amwell ($ AMWL) President & CEO Roy Schoenberg has a way with analogies, and some of his best land in this interview as we get a highly detailed, insider’s perspective about how payers and health systems are rethinking telehealth as… Read More »

CDC eases summer camp Covid guidance, says fully vaccinated teens don’t need masks

kali9 | E+ | Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its public health guidance for summer camps Friday, saying fully vaccinated teens don’t need to wear face masks. On Wednesday, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky told House lawmakers that the agency was revising its public health guidance for summer camps to… Read More »