Friday, April 16, 2021

Company recalls a blood clot drug after a dangerous mistake

BY DAVID J. NEAL MIAMI HERALD/TNS Syringe marking errors, which can lead to incorrect dosing, caused a recall of Enoxaparin Sodium Injection, a generic version of...

TROUBLING COVID-19 VACCINE DATA

The Biden administration is concerned about the limited information on Blacks and Hispanics who have been vaccinated. BY FRANCESCA CHAMBERS AND MICHAEL WILNER TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON...

Five ways to help prevent the spread of illness

FAMILY FEATURES This year, as cold and flu season converges with the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to take precautions to help prevent the spread of...

How to help child with developmental disability during COVID-19 pandemic

BY DR. JENNIFER POON AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICTS/TNS Q: How can I help my child, who has a developmental disability, cope during COVID-19? A: Being a parent...

Study: Coronavirus might ‘hide’ in brains of severely ill patients

BY THERESA BRAINE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS The novel coronavirus doesn’t just attack the brain, new research shows. It may take up residence and “hide” there. And,...

COVID-19 protections sought for employees

A state report shows that 43% of workers’ compensation claims were denied payment. BY CHRISTINE SEXTON NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – As the Republican-led Legislature moves...

Governor to feds: State wants more COVID-19 vaccine doses

BY ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says the flow of COVID-19 vaccines has been stagnant and the state needs more...

How to make heart health part of self-care routine

FAMILY FEATURES Devoting a little time every day to care for yourself can go a long way toward protecting the health of your heart. Simple...

Doctor has advice for people nervous about vaccine

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS If you are unsure about whether you’ll be vaccinated for COVID-19, you are not alone. It’s natural to have reservations about...

Churches join push for vaccinations

Black clergy and community leaders are doing their part to get African Americans vaccinated. BY DAPHNE TAYLOR FLORIDA COURIER Dianne Rowles, 67, of Tampa, said she made...