Pfizer’s CEO Says Fourth COVID Shot Is Needed. Is He Right?

March 15, 2022 — The CEO of vaccine maker Pfizer made news over the weekend when he said people who have already gotten three shots of his company’s COVID-19 vaccine will need a fourth dose. Albert Bourla, PhD, said data the company has submitted to the FDA — but has not yet released publicly — … Read more

Opioids Might Not Be Needed After Knee Surgery

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Addictive opioid painkillers aren’t the only option for patients seeking relief following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) knee reconstruction, researchers say. As the United States wrestles with skyrocketing rates of opioid abuse and drug overdose deaths, the findings may come as good news. After … Read more

Biden, Fauci Agree: COVID Efforts Working, More Action Needed

Oct. 14, 2021 — Almost 100 million Americans were unvaccinated in July 2021, a number that is now is down 34% to about 66 million, President Joe Biden said Thursday. These numbers and others are evidence that federal efforts announced this summer, including vaccine requirements, are working, he said “We’re making important progress … but … Read more