Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Army base requires vaccination proof for no mask

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021

An Army base in Alabama is requiring soldiers to show proof of vaccination to go without face masks as the state sees an uptick in coronavirus cases — a rise attributed to low vaccination rates in the state. The measure was put in place Tuesday at Fort Rucker, the home of the Army’s aviation program. Any soldier not wearing a mask can be asked to show their vaccination card.

Mask Mandate In Pennsylvania Set To End At Midnight

Sunday, June 27th, 2021

HARRISBURG (KDKA) – In just a few hours, the mandatory mask mandate in Pennsylvania will be lifted. However, saying goodbye to the masks is garnering mixed reactions from the public. Beginning at 12:01 a.m.

Is fear of needles keeping you from COVID vaccine?

Friday, June 25th, 2021

An average healthy person will get at least 165 needle sticks over a lifetime, based on routine vaccinations and tests, according to Harvard Health. But could the fear of needles keep you from getting vaccinated against COVID-19, which has claimed more than 603,000 lives in the United States? Trypanophobia is a common condition characterized by irrational, extreme fear or aversion to blood or needles.

Some fully vaccinated people may still get sick if exposed to variants, CDC warns

Friday, June 25th, 2021

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told CNN Friday that the agency is tracking the Delta coronavirus variant, among others -- and warned that there is a small chance a fully vaccinated person could still get infected if they're exposed. "Current data suggest that COVID-19 vaccines authorized for use in the United States offer protection against most variants currently spreading in the United States.

‘Outstanding picture quality’: This highly rated 49-inch Sony smart TV is over $100 off at Walmart

Saturday, June 12th, 2021

Walmart shoppers love this TV so much, they're buying multiples.

What certain things go into it, Sam?

Thursday, June 10th, 2021

COVID is a lottery ticket that you don’t want to win, and it’s easy to avoid buying a ticket by just getting vaccinated and protecting yourself in the first place. Second of all, hundreds of thousands of people are dead in this country because this virus spreads easily. Young and healthy people, whether through recklessness or no-fault-of-their-own happenstance have been a significant part of that spread.

Tommy Sweeney Update

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

I saw online that Bills TE Tommy Sweeney has passed his cardiologist visit and is working out in Buffalo. It appears that he is on track and the team expects to have him ready to go for training camp. This is Great News for Tommy Sweeney who had developed myocarditis, which is an inflammation of the heart.

Browns WR Ryan Switzer says 9-month-old son back in the hospital with ‘significant bleeding,’ asking for prayers

Sunday, March 21st, 2021

Editor's note: the video in the player above is from a story published on March 10, 2021. Browns WR Ryan Switzer is asking for prayers after his nine-month-old son Christian was re-admitted to the hospital Saturday. "We are back at the hospital after Christian had more significant bleeding this morning.

NFL WR Ryan Switzer says 9-month-old son is in the hospital and tested positive for COVID-19

Sunday, March 7th, 2021

Current Cleveland Browns and former Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Ryan Switzer reached out to the Twitterverse seeking prayers for his 9-month-old son, who is in the hospital and has been diagnosed as positive for COVID-19. "I’m asking everyone that this tweet comes across to please just take a second and say a prayer for our son Christian. He’s 9 months and currently in the hospital after he woke up in his blood.

Home of NFL’s Detroit Lions hosts COVID-19 vaccine clinic

Monday, March 1st, 2021

Kevin Woodard said it only took him about a half-hour to get the vaccine, something the 44-year-old substitute teacher from the Detroit suburb of Walled Lake, Michigan, said he was thrilled to finally do. After a year of being in quarantine and worrying about catching (the coronavirus) from walking into a restaurant or walking down the street or meeting a random stranger in a random place, it’s nice to finally have the vaccination,” Woodard said, standing outside the makeshift “pod” where he rec...