Before my kids were born, we had to decide whether to pay for umbilical cord blood banking. We chose not to, but in the ensuing 20-plus years, I’ve continued to see ads targeted at new parents for this service. Is it worthwhile?
I just heard about research suggesting an old vaccine might help fight off novel illnesses like Covid-19. Did I hear right?
Have you ever walked out of an appointment with a health care provider and thought, “I’m not sure the doctor heard me”? Or, “What, exactly, was I just told?” Communication between physicians and patients has always been difficult. On one side, you have a professional trained in a complicated and technical field that’s knee-deep in […]
My daughter is pregnant, and she’s asked me to get a whooping cough booster shot. If I received all the required boosters as a child, is it really necessary?
I’ve read that even though the monkeypox vaccine is typically given in a two-dose cycle, some cities are administering only a single dose at this time. Why? And is this an effective approach?
Each week, OMRF Vice President of Research Dr. Rod McEver opens “Adam’s Journal” to answer a medical question from Adam Cohen, OMRF’s senior vice president & general counsel. Adam’s Journal The Food and Drug Administration recently approved another Covid-19 vaccine. What makes this shot different than the others, how effective is it, and should those […]