Poll Finds Most Americans Believe Nurses Are Underpaid

Aug. 11, 2021 — Large majorities of both Democrats and Republicans believe that nurses and health care aides are underpaid, while many Americans say doctors, physical therapists, and pharmacists are paid about the right amount, according to a new poll. The bipartisan agreement on health care workers’ pay stands in contrast to the sharp … Read more

Study Finds COVID-19 May Lower Intelligence

July 30, 2021 — Infection from COVID-19 may have a substantial negative effect on intelligence, according to a new large-scale study from the United Kingdom, findings that are consistent with reports of “brain fog” among long-haul COVID-19 patients. Researchers analyzed data from 81,337 people who took the Great British Intelligence Test in 2020. Of … Read more

Pfizer Vaccine Protection Wanes After 6 Months Study Finds

July 28, 2021 – Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine continues to show strong protection against serious illness and hospitalization after 6 months, but overall protection against the virus appears to wane after a half a year, according to a new study. The July 28, 2021, pre-print report of the study, which has not been peer-reviewed, suggests … Read more