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What to know about expected but rare 'breakthrough' COVID cases

(NEW YORK) -- With one in four adults in the United States now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, health departments and scientific studies have documented what's known as "breakthrough" cases, or people who got infected or sick despite being vaccinated. Such instances are exceptionally rare, but expected, experts say. "You will…... Read More

With obesity on the rise, the best diet may be tailored to our genes, experts say

(NEW YORK) -- With the COVID-19 pandemic drawing more attention to America's obesity problem, a growing body of research indicates that our genetics should be used to determine what we eat. Decades of research shows that, at least for most people, the secret to staving off disease is getting plenty…... Read More

CDC Director expects all schools will be fully open for in-person learning in September

(NEW YORK) -- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky anticipates that all schools will be fully in person and no longer remote in September 2021. "We should anticipate, come September 2021, that schools should be full-fledged in person and all of our children back in the…... Read More

Reproductive life span of women increasing, study shows

(NEW YORK) -- The reproductive years for women in the United States may be increasing, according to a new study. On average, the reproductive years for women increased from age 35 to 37.1, according to the study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The age of…... Read More

NY hospital launches COVID-19 saliva testing for those seeking to attend large events, fly internationally

(NEW YORK) -- Mount Sinai Hospital in New York is launching a COVID-19 saliva-testing program that could prove to be a game-changer for reopening large-scale events. The program was unveiled Monday and will offer "easy, effective and accurate COVID-19 test for the public" at four testing locations in Manhattan, according…... Read More

Adult acne explained: Experts weigh in on over-the-counter solutions and best treatments

(NEW YORK) -- Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, many of us have been looking to learn more about adult acne and the best treatments. Whether you are dealing with maskne, which is caused by prolonged face mask wear, pandemic-related stress or you simply haven't had the ability to access dermatologists…... Read More

Adult acne explained: Experts weigh in on over-the-counter solutions and best treatments

(NEW YORK) -- Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, many of us have been looking to learn more about adult acne and the best treatments. Whether you are dealing with maskne, which is caused by prolonged face mask wear, pandemic-related stress or you simply haven't had the ability to access dermatologists…... Read More

Research shows promising development in hunt for HIV vaccine

(LA JOLLA, Calif.) -- After more than 30 years of attempts, there may be a promising advance in the search for a vaccine for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS if left untreated. Now, preliminary data from an early stage clinical trial out of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative and…... Read More

Research shows promising development in hunt for HIV vaccine

(LA JOLLA, Calif.) -- After more than 30 years of attempts, there may be a promising advance in the search for a vaccine for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS if left untreated. Now, preliminary data from an early stage clinical trial out of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative and…... Read More

57-year-old woman undergoes first-ever trachea transplant

(NEW YORK) -- When Sonia Sein of New York City suffered damaged vocal cords due to intubation that left her windpipe scarred, she didn't know if she would be able to live a normal life again. Six years ago, the 57-year-old experienced a life-threatening asthma attack that forced ER doctors…... Read More

57-year-old woman undergoes first-ever trachea transplant

(NEW YORK) -- When Sonia Sein of New York City suffered damaged vocal cords due to intubation that left her windpipe scarred, she didn't know if she would be able to live a normal life again. Six years ago, the 57-year-old experienced a life-threatening asthma attack that forced ER doctors…... Read More