Young Adults Have Low Vaccination Rate, CDC Says

June 22, 2021 — The national rate of vaccinations for COVID-19 is lagging, and the CDC may have discovered why: Young Americans are not clamoring to get vaccinated. As of May 22, 57% of adults in the U.S. had received at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine, the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly …

Dan Rather Is Attacking Jon Stewart’s ‘Dangerous and Shortsighted’ Lab Leak Theory Comments On Colbert’s Show

Jim Spellman/WireImage via Getty Images Jon Stewart is not used to finding himself at odds with fellow open-minded media personalities, but some comments he made on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert aren’t sitting well with legendary news anchor Dan Rather. Last Monday, Colbert hosted his first show in front of a live studio audience …

Help Avoid COVID, Injury as Kids Return to Sports

American Academy of Pediatrics: “COVID-19 Interim Guidance: Return to Sports and Physical Activity.” Jonathan Drezner, MD, professor of family medicine, University of Washington, Seattle; editor-in-chief British Journal of Sports Medicine; team doctor, Seattle Seahawks. Caitlyn Mooney, MD, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics and orthopedics, UT Health San Antonio; team doctor, University of Texas at San …

Hope in a Year of Challenges

Kaiser Family Foundation: “Latest Data on COVID-19 Vaccinations by Race/Ethnicity.” Mayo Clinic: “Coronavirus infection by race: What’s behind the health disparities?” Jenay Powell, MD, executive director, White Coats Black Doctors Foundation. Lutricia Harrison, doctor of nursing practice (DNP), advanced nurse practitioner, Houston. Rodney Hood, MD, president, Multicultural Health Foundation, San Diego, CA. Medell Briggs-Malonson, MD, …