Moderna COVID vaccine

U.S. health advisers said Thursday that some Americans who received Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine at least six months ago should get a half-dose booster to rev up protection against the coronavirus.

This undated image provided by Merck & Co. shows their new antiviral medication. The drugmaker has said its experimental pill for people sick with COVID-19 reduced hospitalizations and deaths. (Merck & Co. via AP)

Drugmaker Merck has asked the Food and Drug Administration to authorize its new COVID-19  treatment in the form of a pill as Dr. Anthony Fauci gives trick or treating the green light as long as you're vaccinated.


The fight against COVID-19 is now extending to children as young as five years old.  Smaller doses of the Pfizer vaccine could be given the green light by the end of the month.

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The Food and Drug Administration is considering whether to allow COVID-19 vaccinations in children ages 5 to 11 — using kid-sized doses.


Men and women have different hormonal panels. That could be a reason why women might have a harder time shedding extra pounds compared to their male counterparts. Gynecologist and best-selling women's health author Dr. Sara Gottfried explains how it works in her new book, Women, Food, and Hormones.


A new peer-reviewed study has confirmed what several researchers and even some health professionals have been saying all along: Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus retain the antibodies to continue to fight it – often for many months following their initial infection. 

Ivermectin Israel Study. Photo: CBN News

In the battle against COVID-19, most of the world has turned to vaccines as the main line of defense. Still, a number of doctors and hospitals are looking for other options to help defeat this global pandemic. A top Israeli doctor conducted a double-blind clinical study on ivermectin and found, "It really has antiviral activities.”

The progressive "Squad" in Congress: Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The deeply divided Democratic Party has been stuck at a stalemate, unable to get it together on the infrastructure bill. And it's threatening to blow up President Biden's agenda for a vast expansion of big government.

Pharmaceutical company Merck & Co. said Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, that its experimental COVID-19 pill reduced hospitalizations and deaths by half

There's a possible breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19. Pharmaceutical company Merck says new data on Molnupiravir shows a reduced risk of hospitalization or death by up to 50 percent in clinical trials.  

Doctor with patient

If you suffer from back pain, you're not alone. About one billion people complain about this problem, making it the world's single largest cause of disability. The pandemic led to more people experiencing this painful condition