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Can you get vaccinated if you have COVID-19? Doctors explain what to do

(NEW YORK) -- All U.S. adults in all 50 states became eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine Monday, but with the virus still widespread, it is inevitable that some people will test positive for COVID-19 or have a known exposure right before their first vaccine appointment or between their first and…... Read More

Chrissy Teigen opens up about her struggle with infertility

(NEW YORK) -- Chrissy Teigen marked the start of National Infertility Awareness Week by opening up about her struggle to start a family. Teigen, who shares 5-year-old Luna and 2-year-old Miles with singer John Legend, spoke with Refinery29 about a host of issues, from her pregnancy loss last year to…... Read More

Maren Morris shares message about postpartum body image

(NEW YORK) -- Maren Morris is proud of her post-baby body, and she hopes other mothers feel the same way. In reference to a recent Instagram post in which she states that she's eliminated the phrase "trying to get my body back” from her vocabulary after giving birth to her…... Read More

Man with diabetes becomes first person to run from Disneyland to Disney World

(NEW YORK) -- Don Muchow just became the first person to run from Disneyland to Disney World. The 59-year-old ultramarathoner decided to run from California to Florida to prove his Type 1 diabetes doesn't hold him back. The "Mouse to Mouse" run was 2,761 miles long and took Muchow 88…... Read More

Over-the-counter COVID-19 rapid tests to be sent to major pharmacies this week

(NEW YORK) — Store shelves at pharmacies across the county will soon be filled with affordable, quick, at-home coronavirus test kits. BinaxNOW, a rapid COVID test made by Abbott Laboratories, was shipped Monday to major pharmaceutical chains, including Walgreens, CVS and Walmart, to be sold over the counter. The tests…... Read More

CDC examining 'handful' of additional severe cases possibly linked to J&J vaccine

(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. is looking into additional cases of severe side effects possibly linked to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Rochelle Walensky. "These have been a handful of cases, not an overwhelming number of cases," Walensky said at a…... Read More

All US adults now eligible for COVID-19 vaccines

(NEW YORK) -- All adults in the United States are eligible for COVID-19 vaccines starting Monday, with all 50 states and Washington, D.C., meeting the April 19 deadline President Joe Biden had set for opening eligibility. Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Vermont were the last states to open…... Read More

Can the COVID-19 vaccine affect women’s menstrual cycles? Here’s what we know

(NEW YORK) -- Some women are describing temporary changes in their menstrual cycles after taking a COVID-19 vaccine, experts in the medical community are reporting. With nearly 30% of U.S. adults fully vaccinated, scientists and doctors still don't know why -- or even if -- vaccines might impact menstruation. However,…... Read More

Half of Americans over 18 have received at least one vaccine shot: CDC

(NEW YORK) -- Half of Americans over 18 have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination shot, according to data released Sunday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There were close to 130 million adults in the country who received one shot, roughly 50.4% of the over-18 population, the…... Read More

Four infertility organizations that help Black women on their parenting journeys

(NEW YORK) -- Regina Townsend, 39, of Chicago, said that as a Black child and then as a young Black woman, she never heard discussions of infertility and in vitro fertilization among her family and friends. When she had difficulty getting pregnant after getting married, Townsend said she looked online…... Read More

Jackson, Mississippi has an ongoing water crisis. Here’s how it’s impacting its citizens.

(JACKSON, Miss.) -- When winter storms swept throughout the South in mid-February, millions of people lost power and water for days. One of the cities hit hardest was Jackson, Mississippi. The capital city of Mississippi went without clean water for nearly a month. Some Jackson residents who spoke with ABC…... Read More

Scientists exploring possible link between Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca vaccine blood clot issues

(NEW YORK) -- With the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine still on pause in the U.S. after reports of a rare but severe blood clotting disorder in a small number of the roughly 7 million people who've received the shot, health experts now are focusing on what could be behind…... Read More

Philadelphia police lose 24-year veteran, father of 3 to COVID-19

(NEW YORK) -- COVID-19 has taken the lives of more than 565,000 Americans and counting. Those we've lost come from all backgrounds and include the very people -- first responders and medical staff -- who have been working on the front lines. But the virus has also highlighted the disparities…... Read More

Rare reactions to Johnson & Johnson vaccine remain a mystery, putting many women on edge

(NEW YORK) -- When Kristi Escobar was offered an appointment to get the Johnson & Johnson vaccine last Monday, she wondered if she should wait for another option. J&J was the newest of the three vaccines available. And there had been a recent report of contamination issues at a supply…... Read More