CDC panel calls to keep J&J vaccine pause in place, collect more data

CDC panel calls to keep J&J vaccine pause in place, collect more data

An independent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention panel that convened Wednesday to review Johnson & Johnson vaccine data adjourned without voting on a new recommendation, leaving a pause in place until they get more information. Several doctors on the committee indicated they were not comfortable recommending the pause be…
Next time your kids are fighting, try a ‘toy draft’

Next time your kids are fighting, try a ‘toy draft’

(NEW YORK) -- A mother of two has come up with a unique solution for when her kids are squabbling over the same toy. Mariko Fairly is a California-based parent coach and board certified behavior analyst who helps families tackle challenges like sleep, aggression, sibling interactions and play skills. Recently,…
Worried about your J&J COVID vaccine as shots are paused? Don’t be, experts say.

Worried about your J&J COVID vaccine as shots are paused? Don’t be, experts say.

By OLIVIA DAVIES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Federal health officials on Tuesday ordered a temporary stop on administering COVID-19 vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson after reports of six people experiencing a blood clotting disorder. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said…
Clinics pop up to treat lingering COVID-19 symptoms

Clinics pop up to treat lingering COVID-19 symptoms

(NEW YORK) -- As the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations accelerates, millions of Americans are planning for life after the pandemic. But for people with lingering symptoms -- patients known as "long haulers" -- that day may never come. Now, clinics are springing up across the country with a mandate to…
Black women turn to doulas as maternal mortality crisis deepens

Black women turn to doulas as maternal mortality crisis deepens

(NEW YORK) -- Naomi, a 37-year-old Black woman from Portland, Oregon, will have a doula by her side when she gives birth to her seventh child, a daughter, later this month. By using a doula -- a trained professional who provides support to moms before, during and after childbirth --…