Why Don’t Pregnant Women Get Vaccinated?

There is plenty of evidence that vaccines are safe and effective for pregnant women. Yet many still do not basic vaccines during their pregnancy. These vaccines can protect mothers and babies from flu, tetanus, diphtheria, whooping cough and Covid-19. But without them, mothers and their babies are left vulnerable to these serious and possibly life-threatening …

No, Latinos Actually Don’t Have Less Heart Disease – A New Large Study

With Olveen Carrasquillo, University of Miami this Research Summary is a short excerpt about interesting academic work. big idea Latinos may have higher rates of heart disease than previously thought, refuting a well-known idea known as the “Latin paradox.” new work i’m involved in. The crux of the Latin paradox is this: a large body …

unvaccinated? Don’t Count on Leaving Your Family’s Death Benefit

Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News These days, workers who refuse to be vaccinated against covid-19 may face financial repercussions, from high health insurance premiums to losing their jobs. Now, the financial fallout may follow the workers beyond the grave. If they die from covid and are not vaccinated, their families may not receive the death …