health

Kids of healthcare workers urge people to avoid large Thanksgivings: 'We want to keep everyone safe'

Children of doctors, nurses and other frontline workers at the Cook County Health system are asking the public to stay home for the holidays. Read the full story now.
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Dole recalls 2 types of romaine lettuce hearts due to E.coli concerns

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall on organic romaine hearts due to the possible contamination of E.coli. The brand noted that the recall pertains to the two brands. Read the story now.
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AstraZeneca says its COVID-19 vaccine is up to 90% effective

AstraZeneca says the late-stage trials of its COVID-19 vaccine were “highly effective.” The company is now the third drugmaker to reveal positive vaccine developments over the last few weeks.
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First US immunizations could arrive on December 12

The head of the United States effort to produce a coronavirus vaccine says the first immunizations could happen on December 21. Read more on RADIO.COM for more details.
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These selfie face masks allow people to see your actual smile

A new company makes face masks that have your a replica of your actual smile on them. The masks look so realistic that sometimes people think you’re not wearing one at all. Read more on RADIO.COM.
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U.S. surpasses 12 million COVID cases, over 1 million new cases in less than a week

U.S. coronavirus cases surpassed 12 million on Saturday after the nation reported a record single-day increase in cases. Cases passed 12,019,000 on Saturday afternoon, according to Johns Hopkins University.
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Fauci expresses frustration with those who think COVID is no worse than the flu: ‘Enough is enough!’

Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks out on his growing frustrations with people who deny the threat of COVID-19 as cases spike nationwide. This comes as concerns over talks of the upcoming vaccine continue to grow.
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15-year-old cancer survivor dies of COVID-19: 'This is a big loss'

A 15-year-old girl with Down syndrome, who beat leukemia last July, has died from COVID. Alexa Rose Veit from Kentucky was described as a ‘fighter’ and ‘social butterfly’ by those who knew her. Read on now.
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Nurses worry about staffing shortages as COVID hospitalizations climb

As a second wave of coronavirus cases continues to spike around the country, there are concerns about staffing shortages in hospitals again. Read more on RADIO.COM.
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23-year-old college student dies from COVID complications after leaving campus to self-isolate

A college student passed away from complications related to COVID-19. Jamesha Wadell, a senior at Livingstone College, died Thursday morning after being admitted to the intensive care unit. Read the full story.
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