A history of blood clots is not usually any reason to avoid the AstraZeneca vaccine

As hematologists, we look after many patients who have had blood clots in the past or take blood thinners. They often ask: “should I have the AstraZeneca vaccine?” The answer is usually a definitive “yes.” The blood clots we’ve seen following the AstraZeneca vaccine are completely different to other types of blood clots, such as deep vein thrombosis or a […]

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One year later, no recognition for Denver Health union, but members cite progress on safety and pay

A year after some Denver Health employees announced they were forming a union, the hospital hasn’t agreed to bargain with them, but some working conditions have improved, organizers said. Employees involved in organizing in May 2020 said they lacked protective equipment and sick leave, and that the hospital was cutting their pay while rewarding executives. Paul Paratore, a pharmacist at […]

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No, vaccine side effects don’t tell you how well your immune system will protect you from COVID-19

If someone gets a headache or feels a bit under the weather after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, it’s become common to hear them say something like “Oh, it just means my immune system is really working hard.” On the flip side, when people don’t notice any side effects, they sometimes worry the shot isn’t doing its job or their immune […]

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Baby No. 4? Kourtney Kardashian Reflects on Freezing Her Eggs

Better safe than sorry! While Kourtney Kardashian is uncertain about having more kids, she feels “peace of mind” after freezing her eggs. Planning Ahead! Kenya Moore and More Celebs Open Up About Freezing Embryos “I froze mine and hopefully they’re sitting there OK just for — you never know,” the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, 41, said on the […]

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It's A … ! Pregnant Alexa, Carlos PenaVega Share Sex of Baby No. 3

Breaking the pattern! Pregnant Alexa PenaVega and Carlos PenaVega’s two sons will be joined by a baby sister. Boy or Girl? See Pregnant Celebrities’ Creative Sex Reveals in 2021 “IT’S A GIRL,” the Spy Kids star, 32, captioned her Tuesday, February 16, sex reveal via Instagram. The singer, 31, fed Ocean, 4, and Kingston, 19 months, cake covered in pink […]

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Ashley Graham Wants Baby No. 2 With Husband: We've Had 'Unprotected Sex'

In a rush! Ashley Graham wants to have a second child one year after giving birth to her and Justin Ervin’s son, Isaac. Tyler Hubbard and More Celebrities Who Welcomed Babies Back-to-Back “I would get pregnant yesterday if I could,” the model, 33, told WSJ. Magazine on Tuesday, February 9. “I’ve ‘accidentally’ had unprotected sex while I’m ovulating just to […]

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