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Life expectancy in US fell by 18 months in 2020, the largest drop since WWII

72121 life expectancy drop

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Delta variant accounts for 83% of new U.S. COVID-19 cases, CDC says

Delta Variant U.S.

Illness

Protect yourself from sepsis – act fast when an infection isn't getting better

recognizing signs of sepsis

Education

N.J. to lift COVID-19 mask mandate in schools this fall

New Jersey schools masks

Government

Philly to drop COVID-19 indoor mask mandate Friday

Philly indoor mask mandate

Education

All New Jersey schools expected to fully reopen next fall

NJ schools COVID-19

Health News

U.S. birth rate reaches record lows, CDC report finds

U.S. birth rate 2020

Health News

CVS and Walgreens have wasted more vaccine doses than most states combined

CVS Walgreens COVID-19 Vaccine

Government

Philly changes course, plans to ease restaurant restrictions as COVID-19 cases decline

Philly May Restrictions COVID

Children's Health

Masks, social distancing will still be necessary at summer camps, CDC says

Summer camp COVID-19

Health News

Philly resumes distribution of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Health Stories

Pa. woman among those to develop blood clots after receiving Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Adult Health

STIs still on the rise in the U.S. and the reasons why aren't completely clear

STIs in US

Health News

Philly pauses administration of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Children's Health

Most children who develop MIS-C show no initial COVID-19 symptoms

MIS-C without COVID symptoms

Travel

New Jersey relaxes COVID-19 travel restrictions for fully vaccinated people

New Jersey travel restrictions

Adult Health

Fully vaccinated people can travel in the U.S. without getting tested for COVID-19, CDC says

CDC travel guidance

Illness

COVID-19 was the third-leading cause of death in 2020, early CDC data shows

2020 Mortality Rate

Prevention

HPV infections have dramatically fallen, even among unvaccinated people

HPV vaccinations

Prevention

Real-world data confirms Pfizer, Moderna vaccines are preventing COVID-19

COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness

Adult Health

Fully-vaccinated people can safely gather indoors without masks, CDC says

Can Fully Vaccinated Americans Resume Pre-pandemic Activities?

Addiction

Vaping marijuana may be worse for teens than using e-cigarettes or smoking

Vaping marijuana

TV

'Saturday Night Live' pokes fun at N.J. prioritizing smokers for COVID-19 vaccine

Saturday Night Live

Mental Health

Half of U.S. college students battling anxiety or depression, study finds

college students mental illness

Health News

Teachers more likely to drive COVID-19 transmission at schools, CDC finds

COVID transmission in schools

Prevention

People who have had COVID-19 only may need one vaccine dose, studies suggest

U.S. vaccination efforts

Prevention

Do vaccinated people need to quarantine after COVID-19 exposures? Not in many cases, CDC says

CDC quarantine rules

Illness

U.K. coronavirus variant rapidly advancing through the United States

U.K. variant U.S. cases

Prevention

Is it better to wear two face masks in public? Here's what the experts say

Double Masking COVID-19

Illness

First U.S. cases of South African coronavirus variant detected

South African variant

Adult Health

People under 25 account for nearly half of all new STI diagnoses, report shows

STIs in U.S.

Healthy Eating

New approaches are needed to help teens eat enough vegetables, CDC says

Teens Junk Food

Illness

Brazilian coronavirus variant detected in the U.S.

Brazilian Variant U.S. Case

Travel

Traveling abroad? Get a COVID-19 test before coming home, CDC says

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Illness

Pennsylvania confirms first case of U.K. coronavirus variant

Pennsylvania COVID-19 variant

Senior Health

CDC panel recommends next groups to receive COVID-19 vaccine

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Children's Health

Schools may not be coronavirus hotbeds, CDC study suggests

COVID-19 Schools Safety

Women's Health

Should pregnant women get the COVID-19 vaccine? Medical groups weigh in

Pregnant COVID Vaccine

Health News

New Jersey to begin administering COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday

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Prevention

CDC relaxes COVID-19 quarantine length, hoping for greater compliance

CDC quarantine guidelines

Illness

Isolation time for people with COVID-19 could be shorter than CDC guidelines, research suggests

CDC COVID-19 Isolation

Prevention

Face masks protect the people wearing them too, new CDC guidance states

Universal mask wearing

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