January 7, 2021

Expert discusses COVID vaccine dosages


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The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines has been slower than many people were hoping for. And that has led to various suggestions on ways that governments should modify the plan for getting people vaccinated. The variety of suggestions being put forward can be pretty confusing.

Some are calling for everyone to get just one dose of the vaccine, instead of the two doses used in the clinical trials. Others have proposed sticking with the two doses but delaying the second one until after everyone has received their first dose. Still others are proposing we still give

Home Workout Challenge for body & mind: fat burning HIIT workout


No gym, no problem. Follow our four week home workout challenge for body and mind. Day four involves another HIIT workout, but this time with F45 Chelsea trainer Amber Gamble. Get read to sweat

Happy New Year, and welcome to our new four week workout challenge for your body and mind – you’ve made it to day four!

From HIIT workouts to yoga and meditation, we have got your ‘new year, new you’ kick start sorted, to help improve not just your physical well-being but your mental health too.

home workout inspiration including personal trainers, yoga teachers and meditation

Postpartum trajectory differs by race after hypertensive disorders of pregnancy


(HealthDay)—There are significant racial differences in postpartum blood pressure trajectories in women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, according to a study published online Dec. 22 in JAMA Network Open.

Alisse Hauspurg, M.D., from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and colleagues assessed the racial differences in blood pressure trajectory in the first six weeks postpartum after a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy. The analysis included 1,077 women (mean age, 30.2 years; 79.1 percent White and 20.9 percent Black) with deliveries from 2018 through 2019.

The researchers found that systolic and diastolic blood pressures decreased rapidly in the first