• Smile When You Get a COVID Vaccine, It'll Hurt Less

    1 month ago - By Web MD

    That genuine smile, which brings up the corners of the mouth and creates crow's feet around the eyes, can reduce the pain of a needle injection by up to 40%, and also blunt a stressful needle-related physiological response by lowering the heart rate, the researchers said.
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  • Researchers urge priority vaccination for individuals with diabetes

    Researchers urge priority vaccination for individuals with diabetes

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    Researchers have discovered individuals with type 1 and type 2 diabetes infected with COVID-19 are three times more likely to have a severe illness or require hospitalization compared with people without diabetes.
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  • A Grandma's Guide: 25 Acts Of Holiday Kindness You Can Do During the Pandemic

    A Grandma's Guide: 25 Acts Of Holiday Kindness You Can Do During the Pandemic

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    Y'all. 2020 is almost over. In just a few weeks, we will welcome a new year. A woman will finally be second-in-command! A COVID vaccine is coming, and results look promising. We might actually get to do some normal stuff late next year. I am so hopeful for 2021.
    But we still have almost a month left in 2020, and it just so happens to be a month packed full of holidays. The pandemic means a lot of our traditions will have to be adapted or postponed, but one thing we don't have to do is set aside our desire to spread holiday kindness and happiness to the people in our lives and...
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  • No, COVID Vaccine Cards Are Not A Passport To Get Into Bars And Restaurants

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    Every person who receives the COVID-19 vaccine will be handed a reminder card
    As the United States continues to battle COVID-19, currently experiencing record highs of infections and deaths, the impending vaccine has many hopeful that there is light at the end of the tunnel. However, it's important to remember that once a vaccine is available, immunity will not be immediate with at least two of the vaccine candidates - Pfizer and Moderna - requiring not only a first vaccination but also a booster. If someone fails to return for a second shot, they will not be protected from the highly...
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