The next vaccine breakthrough: Health experts identify ways to help people trust a coronavirus vaccine

The pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNtech announced Nov. 20, 2020, that they will seek emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for a vaccine to prevent COVID-19. On Nov. 16, Moderna announced that a vaccine it has been working on has been shown to be close to 95% effective. But no vaccine will be anywhere nearly that effective […]

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You can skip the thigh machine next time you’re at the gym. Here’s why

Nothing can derail a healthy fitness routine quite like effort not yielding results, or worse, causing injury. Oftentimes, simply doing the machine circuit in the gym doesn’t yield an effective workout, and as the experts at Women’s Health point out, some of those machines can be downright dangerous! Case in point, the thigh machine, or as it’s more commonly known […]

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Up Next? Lily Allen Wants Kids With David Harbour 1 Month After Wedding

Next steps? Lily Allen opened up about her future family plans one month after marrying David Harbour. Celebrity Stepparents: Jada Pinkett Smith, LeAnn Rimes and More “I think so,” the singer, 35, told The Sunday Times on Sunday, October 25, when asked about having more kids. “Especially now [my daughter] Marnie is getting so big. It’s like, ‘No, my babies!’” […]

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This is how we can improve response to the next pandemic

To Richard M. Carpiano, a pandemic is just as much of a social science issue as it is a medical one. A professor of public policy and sociology at the University of California, Riverside, Carpiano specializes in public health and medical sociology, analyzing how various social factors impact population health around the world. Carpiano began studying trends in vaccine uptake […]

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Kylie Jenner Thinks She'll be the Next of Her Friends to Have a Baby

A sibling for Stormi? Kylie Jenner believes she’s the most likely to have a baby next out of her friends. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, 22, was playing “Most Likely To” in a throwback YouTube video published on Friday, March 27, with Yris Palmer, Victoria Villarroel and Anastasia Karanikolaou. “Hi guys! We filmed this a few weeks ago […]

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Another One! Meghan, Harry Hope to Get Pregnant Again by Next Year

Back-to-back babies! Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry want to give their 6-month-old son, Archie Harrison Mounbatten-Windsor, a little brother or sister sooner rather than later. The Duke, 35, and Duchess of Sussex, 38, are hoping to conceive baby No. 2 by next year, a source exclusively reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly. “Their family is their No. 1 […]

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Machine learning’s next frontier: Epigenetic drug discovery

Machine learning’s powerful ability to detect patterns in complex data is revolutionizing how we drive, how we diagnose disease and now, how we discover new drugs. Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have developed a machine-learning algorithm that gleans information from microscope images—allowing for high-throughput epigenetic drug screens that could unlock new treatments for cancer, heart disease, mental […]

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Next Steps? Ashley Iaconetti, Jared Haibon Are Being Pressured to Have Kids

Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon are looking forward to having kids one day — but they’re being pressured to start a family now. “The grandmas ask the most,” the Bachelorette alum, 30, told Us Weekly exclusively at the Jexi L.A. red carpet screening earlier this month. “They just want babies ASAP.” He went on to add that his wife, 31, […]

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