Today's Health News

Russia Approves COVID-19 Vaccine Before Trials Completed

President Vladimir Putin claims the vaccine 'works effectively enough'

Shared Decision Making Improves Youth Continuous Glucose Monitor Use

Findings for study involving youth with diabetes, with follow-up two months after initiation

Prenatal Cannabis Exposure May Harm Child Neurodevelopment

Maternal cannabis use during pregnancy tied to higher risk for autism spectrum disorder in offspring

Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults Likely to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

However, likelihood varies by geography, race, and other demographic factors

Four in 10 Children’s Behavioral Care Facilities Offer Autism Services

Access to specialized treatment especially limited in rural, lower-income communities

Many U.S. Children Eligible for Type 2 Diabetes Screening

Sensitivity and specificity low for detecting any hyperglycemia with HbA1c, FPG screening criteria

Expanding Medicaid in Holdout States Could Insure 3.9 Million

Given the increase in uninsured due to COVID-19-related unemployment, this estimate is likely low

FDA: Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Onions

In the United States, 640 cases have been reported, including 85 hospitalizations

Report: 97,000 U.S. Children Infected With COVID-19 in Late July

States in the South and West accounted for more than seven of 10 infections

Moderna Charging Much More for COVID-19 Vaccine Than Others

Vaccine currently in phase 3 trials; company confident it will be available by the end of the year