Americans 'do not need' COVID-19 booster shot, FDA, CDC say

Fauci tells unvaccinated Americans to ‘get over it,’ calls hesitancy ‘political’ Dr. Anthony Fauci questions ‘what the problem is’ with COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in America. Brian Kilmeade, Ainsley Earhardt and Pete Hegseth react on ‘Fox & Friends.’ In a statement published hours after Pfizer signaled its intention to file for…

Americans’ lung health: The poor suffer most

The health of your lungs may have a lot to do with the size of your bank account, a new, large study indicates. The finding follows a six-decade look at lung disease risk among more than 215,000 American children and adults. In general, poorer Americans continue to have worse lung…

Many Americans wrong about Sun’s skin cancer dangers: Poll

(HealthDay)—You might think everybody knows how to protect themselves from the sun’s harmful rays, but a new survey reveals that one-third of Americans lack a basic understanding of sun safety and skin cancer. That’s the surprising takeaway from an American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) survey of 1,000 U.S. adults. Fifty-three…

Most Americans unhappy with U.S. vaccine rollout, poll shows

As the United States enters a critical phase of its national coronavirus vaccination campaign, a new poll shows that two-thirds of Americans are frustrated with how hard it is to get immunized against COVID-19. The Gallup Poll, released Wednesday morning, comes as health officials across the country are desperately juggling…

Which Americans will get the COVID vaccine first?

The Pfizer and Moderna COVID vaccines could be approved in a matter of weeks, but who in the United States will get them first? Though nothing has yet been decided, US experts may differ from other countries in prioritizing “critical workers” who keep society running—potentially even before people at highest…

Fewer older Korean Americans use mental health services

Nearly 30% of older Korean American immigrants fell within the category of experiencing mental distress, but only 5.7% had used professional mental health services according to a study conducted by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work faculty Seunghye Hong. These findings bring awareness…