New guidelines from the US Preventive Services Task Force are once again taking an axe to the often-heard health axiom: “An aspirin a day keeps the doctor away.”
Minnesota reported 127 new COVID-19 deaths in the last week, up from 94 the week prior.
People looking to cast doubt on the vaccines’ efficacy often cite a CDC study leaked by the New York Times saying viral loads were similar for vaccinated and unvaccinated people. But the study has serious limitations, and in any case doesn’t give the full picture on transmission.
Michael Manning, director of food and nutrition at Richfield Public Schools, said the district is committed to offering food options that represent all of the cultures of the student body. Many of those just happen to be plant-based.
Minnesota also reported 94 COVID-19 deaths in the last week.
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Minnesotans report difficulty buying rapid tests and longer waits for test results, even as new cases of COVID-19 persist at high levels.
The boosters are available to people who got the Pfizer vaccine and meet certain other conditions.
Facing a nationwide shortage of forensic psychiatrists, the U’s program emphasizes to med school graduates the benefits of a public-sector career.
For one thing, students are back in classrooms. For another, the delta variant is far more contagious than the original strain of coronavirus Minnesota saw last fall.
Mortality statistics from the early twentieth century are imprecise.
Data from the Minnesota Department of Health show the state added 16,617 new cases in the seven days between Sept. 15 and Tuesday, for an average of 2,373 new cases per day.
Minnesota had 59 new COVID-19 deaths in the last week, up from 45 the week prior.
For many people, electroconvulsive therapy sounds like a last resort. But ECT is a safe and effective procedure, one that has helped countless patients struggling with severe depression or bipolar disorder.
Between last Tuesday and Friday, the state added an average of 1,882 new cases per day, up from 1,557 new cases per day in the previous week.
The issue has greater urgency as the return to school coincides with a new wave of COVID-19 infections driven by the delta variant.
At St. David’s Center for Child and Family Development, early childhood workers help parents and their young children learn healthy ways to interact and cope with life stressors.
Concern about COVID-19 is a major factor in some regular fairgoers’ decision not to attend this year.
It’s the latest pivot by the concert industry, this time amid an increase in delta variant infections and lingering concerns about the recent Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago.
In previous waves of COVID-19 infections in Minnesota, increased hospitalizations were soon followed by increased daily death tolls. Not this time, so far.