FRIDAY, June 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Unvaccinated people now account for nearly all COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths in the United States, federal government figures show. An Associated Press analysis of May data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that infections in fully vaccinated people accountedContinue Reading

Two world-renowned medical groups — the European Hematology Association (EHA) and the International Conference on Malignant Lymphoma (ICML) — conducted virtual meetings this month to share advances in the care of blood-based cancers. In an interview with HealthDay’s Mabel Jong, Dr. Joshua Richter, assistant professor of medicine at the Tisch Cancer Institute, gave insights on the EHA meeting. Then, Dr. Anastasios Stathis, an oncologist and a member of this year’s ICML organizing committee, joined us to discuss ICML. Continue Reading

Here’s HealthDay’s top stories for Friday, June 25: Colds make a comeback. As rules on mask-wearing, social distancing and mass gatherings relax, there’s a surge in colds, bronchitis and other respiratory ills in doctor’s offices & ERs across the United States. Read more Pandemic Viagra boom? One segment of AmericansContinue Reading

FRIDAY, June 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Infectious disease expert Ravina Kullar’s husband has a cold. So does her sister-in-law. Meanwhile, the Cleveland Clinic’s waiting rooms are becoming much more frequented by folks with coughs, sneezes and sniffles, said family medicine physician Dr. Neha Vyas. These folks are part ofContinue Reading