Harvard Medical School expert explains ‘long COVID’

As public health officials race to vaccinate Americans amid the rapid spread of viral variants, physicians and scientists are turning their attention to a growing population of those who seem locked into COVID-19’s misery months after the acute phase has passed. These so-called “COVID long-haulers” or sufferers of “long COVID” are those who continue to… Read More »

White House says U.S. is working to accelerate doses of Pfizer, Moderna Covid vaccines

RN Courtney Senechal unpacks a special refrigerated box of Moderna Covid-19 vaccines as she prepared to ready more supply for use at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) in Boston, Massachusetts on December 24, 2020. Joseph Prezioso | AFP | Getty Images The Biden administration is working to accelerate doses of the Pfizer–BioNTech and… Read More »

We may not get to travel this summer, but we can look the part – how to get smooth, soft, sun-ready skin 

We’ve been cocooned for months, but it’s time to peel away the layers and let our skin shine. Dermatology nurse specialist Selene Daly gives her tips for soft, smooth, sun-safe skin. Wear sunscreen daily between March and October The most common form of cancer diagnosed in Ireland is skin cancer, with 11,000 cases registered per… Read More »

‘I found out that I actually have two vaginas while giving birth to my son’

An American mum has become an online sensation after taking part in a TikTok challenge about things doctors have “completely ignored when there was clearly something wrong”. Mum-of-two, Brittany Jacobs, revealed that she had always had a suspicion that something wasn’t quite right with her, as she’d had two very painful periods every month, sex… Read More »