With the BA.2 Omicron “Stealth variant” spreading and Covid-19 precautions being lifted, conditions may be ripe for yet another Covid-19 upswing in the U.S. as well. * This article was originally published here
Mental health is just as important as physical health and older adults today are becoming more aware than past generations that they need help. Much of it is due to the state of the world today. * This article was originally published here
This is something I knew very little about and thus Bald et al. (2022) NBER working paper was fascinating to read. They describe the key tension of foster care: failing to put at risk children in foster care may expose them to abuse or neglect; however putting too many at risk children into foster care...<p class="more-link-wrap"><a href="https://www.kickosacademy.com/the-economics-of-foster-care/" class="more-link">Read More<span class="screen-reader-text"> “The Economics of Foster Care”</span> »</a></p>
The risk of rare heart inflammation after getting an mRNA Covid vaccine were notably higher among young men, researchers found, but still much lower than heart problems reported following a Covid infection. * This article was originally published here
Today Pfizer/BioNTech announced that their data on the three-dose Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 6 months to under age 5 years had favorable results regarding immune response with minimal side effects. * This article was originally published here
Monkeypox Symptoms Look Different In Recent Cases Than Previous Outbreaks, Doctors Warn
Rashes have been different and more localized in recent monkeypox cases and at least one in six patients studied in London would not have been considered a likely monkeypox case under current guidelines, doctors said.