SA Health & Medicine Vol 4 Issue 1

Health & Medicine

Volume 4, Issue 1

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The Benefits of Vaccinating Kids against COVID Far Outweigh the Risks of Myocarditis

Vaccination is likely to prevent many more COVID cases than it is to cause a rare and nonfatal heart side effect in five- to 11-year-olds

Is There More to a Healthy-Heart Diet Than Cholesterol?

A high-fat diet is thought to increase the risk of a heart attack. But some say that the long-held dogma of “bad” cholesterol might be flawed

Omicron Is Likely to Weaken COVID Vaccine Protection--but Boosters Could Restore It

The rapid spread of new variants such as Omicron offers clues to how SARS-CoV-2 is adapting and how the pandemic will play out over the next several months


From the Editor
Our Best Bets against COVID
Why COVID Deaths Have Surpassed AIDS Deaths in the U.S.
Abortion Doesn't Have to Be an Either-Or Conversation
Cannabis Use in Pregnancy Is Linked to Child Anxiety, Hyperactivity
The Smartest Way to Use Rapid At-Home COVID Tests
Investigating Antidepressants' Surprising Effect on COVID Deaths
Physical Activity Could Be an Evolutionary Adaptation for Grandparenting
Can Intense Exercise Lead to ALS?
COVID Can Cause Strange Eye and Ear Symptoms
Gut Bacteria Change as You Get Older--and May Accelerate Aging
Innovations In
The COVID Cancer Effect
Four Success Stories in Gene Therapy