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The Safety and Efficacy of COVID-19 Vaccines for Children

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The FINANCIAL -- A coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine is now available to children ages 12 through 15 in the U.S. Here's what parents, caregivers and children need to know about the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine, the possible side effects, and the benefits of getting vaccinated, Mayo Clinic notes.…

Children Also Face Long-Term Effects of COVID-19

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The FINANCIAL --  Long-term effects of COVID-19 infection are affecting the health of some children and teens, as well as adults. While most children with COVID-19 infection have mild symptoms or have no symptoms at all, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says anyone who has had COVID-19 ― even if the illness was mild…

When will COVID-19 vaccines be available for children?

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The FINANCIAL -- Anyone 16 and older is now approved to be vaccinated for COVID-19, but researchers hope to open up vaccinations for those under 16 soon. Clinical trials for the Pfizer vaccine with children ages 12–15 have shown promising results, Mayo Clinic notes.…

Relaxation for stress relief

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The FINANCIAL -- May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about managing the stress in your life, Mayo Clinic notes.…

New CDC guidance for vaccinated adults. What does it mean?

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The FINANCIAL -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced updated COVID-19 guidance for masking outdoors and for fully vaccinated people. For instance, fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a protective mask outdoors, except in certain crowded settings and venues., Mayo Clinic notes.…

J&J COVID-19 vaccine pause ends

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The FINANCIAL -- On Friday, April 23, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), an independent immunization advisory group for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, voted to resume distribution of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine after a 10-day pause to investigate reported cases of rare blood clotting events in recipients, Mayo…

Understanding the link between chronic stress and depression

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The FINANCIAL -- Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. It affects how you feel, think and behave, and it can lead to emotional and physical problems, Mayo Clinic notes.…