CDC: Anxiety, Not The Shots Themselves, Drove Vaccine Reactions Reported In California, 4 Other StatesIt was anxiety - and not a problem with the shots - that caused reactions in dozens of people at coronavirus vaccine clinics in five states, U.S. health officials have concluded.
FDA Moves To Ban Menthol Cigarettes And Flavored CigarsThe US Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to ban menthol flavored cigarettes and all flavored cigars, including menthol flavor, within the next year, according to an agency announcement Thursday.
Study: People Of Color More Exposed Than Whites To Air PollutionAcross America, people of color are exposed to more air pollution than whites from industry, vehicles, construction and many other sources, a new study has found.
CDC Study: Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Reduce COVID-19 Hospitalization Risk By 94% Among Older AdultsThe Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines were found in the real world to be 94% effective against Covid-19 hospitalization among fully vaccinated adults ages 65 and older in the United States, according to a new study.
Mix-Up Causes Sonora Woman To Get Different COVID VaccinesAn 89-year-old woman in Tuolumne County received both vaccines, but a mix-up at a vaccination site in Sonora landed Joan Lawton with one Pfizer shot and one Moderna shot.
What To Do To Get Your COVID-19 Vaccination Added To Your Medical RecordSecuring a vaccination card doesn't necessarily mean your Covid-19 vaccine status is in your medical records.
Weekend Clinics Target Vaccine Equity, State Data Shows Communities of Color Lag BehindSaturday helped a weekend push for vaccine equity as different clinics target demographics often underserved and try to close the equity gap seen statewide.
Vaccine Demand Decline Prompts Greater Sacramento-Area Counties To Launch Mobile ClinicsThe decline in demand for vaccines is forcing Greater Sacramento-area counties to change their vaccination approach. Some are now taking the shot to the community instead.
Selfless Colorado Woman Donates Both A Kidney & Part Of Her Liver To Strangers"For me it didn't matter if I knew them or not. It was giving someone a chance at a healthy and full life."
California Goes From Worst To First In COVID Infection RateJust a few months ago, California was the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. Hospitals across the state were drowning in patients, and ambulances were idling outside with people struggling to breathe, waiting for beds to open.
More Than 200 El Dorado Hills Students Asked To Quarantine Due To Uptick In COVID CasesHundreds of Oak Ridge High School students in El Dorado Hills were told to stay home due to an uptick in positive COVID-19 cases that may be months old.
California Senate Passes Bill For Supervised Sites For Drug UsersInstead of putting opioid users in jail, a proposal moving through the California Legislature would give them a place to inject drugs under supervision to ensure they don't die from accidental overdoses.
New Study Shows Negative Toll Police Killings Has On Mental Health Of Black AmericansAs the nation reacts to the conviction of Derek Chauvin, a new study from a group of U.S. researchers shows the significant negative toll police killings of Black Americans has on the mental health of other Black Americans.
FDA Completes Inspection Of J&J Vaccine Maker Emergent BioSolutions, Cites Concerns Over Cross-Contamination, SanitationThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has completed its inspection of the Baltimore-based Johnson & Johnson vaccine maker Emergent BioSolutions Tuesday and "cited a number of observations concerning whether the facility’s processes met our requirements and standards."
More People Across Region Get Vaccines As Eligibility Expands“If you get the vaccine, it’s like helping one another,” 16-year-old Brisa Chavez said.