Posts Tagged: Vaccine

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CVS Offering Super Bowl Tickets as Part of Vaccine Plan

CVS is rolling out contests for customers who get the Covid-19 vaccine.  The chain says that customers will have the chance to win tickets to the Super Bowl if they get the vaccine.  Tickets to the biggest game in football aren’t the only prizes on the line. Customers could also win cash prizes, gift cards,… Read more »

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A ‘Vaccine Patch’ Could Soon Replace Needle Jabs

Are you someone who’s afraid of needles?  Researchers are working on a vaccine patch that could one day replace a jab in the arm.  So-called ‘microneedle patches’ would be able to deliver vaccines using a bunch of tiny, nearly microscopic needles instead of one big one.    They say the patch feels like “if someone… Read more »

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What To Watch For If You’ve Had The J&J Vaccine

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine has been put on hold after reports of rare blood clotting issues.  But what about those who already got their shot?  First off, the experts say the risk is very low – only six cases out of 7 million patients have been reported so far.  If it’s been more than… Read more »

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What to Eat Before and After Your Vaccine Appointment

Getting your vaccine shot soon?  Experts say eating right before and after can help reduce the side effects.  A healthy diet full of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains and protein sources like fish, poultry, and eggs is recommended – while cutting down on red meat and dairy.   A high-fiber diet can help build the immune system, while… Read more »

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RIP: Marvelous Marvin Hagler Has Passed Away

Boxer Marvin Hagler has passed away at the age of 66.  What’s disturbing is how he passed away.  Former boxing Champion Thomas “Hitman” Hearns” tweeted that Marving Hagler was in the intensive care unit at the hospital after suffering side effects for the mRNA vaccine he received days before.  His wife Kay made the announcement… Read more »