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Vaccination campaign slows in past week

Daily vaccination rates have slowed over the past week, just as the Biden administration meets its goal of administering 200 million shots in 100 days. Roughly 1.8 million shots were administered on Tuesday in the United States, the lowest daily total since April 6, according to Bloomberg. Immunization rates have leveled off over the past… Read More »

Ask the doctor: I drink eight bottles of wine a week and I want to quit. Should I cut down gradually or go cold turkey?

Q: I drink a lot, far more than the recommended amount and have done so for about 10 years. I would easily put away eight bottles of wine a week, in addition to a couple of beers here and there and the odd whiskey. I have promised my wife I will address it but she… Read More »

Crazy week of PR & news on studies should teach us how/what to ignore

August 6, 2020 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview. He has covered health care news almost exclusively since 1973. Here is his online bio.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu. Getty Images On Tuesday, it was excitement over vaccine news in 12 monkeys. (Journalism example.) On Wednesday, it was excitement over… Read More »