US regulators weigh whether people can mix COVID booster shots

US regulators weigh whether people can mix COVID booster shots

(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. regulators are considering revising the rules for COVID-19 vaccines to allow people to opt for a different type of shot for their booster than what they originally received, a move that would enable people who got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to receive the Moderna or Pfizer…
Why experts say monoclonal antibodies aren’t vaccine substitute

Why experts say monoclonal antibodies aren’t vaccine substitute

(NEW YORK) -- Despite more than 187 million Americans being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and data and attestations from researchers and public health officials that the vaccines are safe an effective, a small and in some cases vocal minority of Americans are reluctant to get the shot. The reasons vary,…
FDA recommends restaurants, food manufacturers cut back on use of salt

FDA recommends restaurants, food manufacturers cut back on use of salt

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released sweeping new guidance for the food industry to voluntarily reduce sodium in processed, packaged and prepared foods in an attempt to reduce Americans' consumption. "The FDA is issuing a final guidance, 'Voluntary Sodium Reduction Goals: Target Mean and Upper…