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Who Qualifies for a COVID Booster? The List is Growing Longer

Who Qualifies for a COVID Booster? The List is Growing Longer

Sep 27, 2021

So far, regulators have done a poor job of defining the universe of people considered at risk because of institutional and occupational exposure, but the list is growing.

Research: Myths, Erasure Take a Toll on Bisexuals' Mental Health

Research: Myths, Erasure Take a Toll on Bisexuals' Mental Health

Sep 27, 2021

Despite a barrage of articles and social media posts supporting this year's Bi Visibility Day earlier this week, the struggle for validation and understanding continues

Don't Miss: Freddy Franklin and the Power of Creativity

Don't Miss: Freddy Franklin and the Power of Creativity

SPONSORED CONTENT | Sep 27, 2021

EDGE welcomes multi-talented actor Freddy Franklin as part of our "Living Sober" live conversation series in collaboration with the groundbreaking, LGBTQ+-affirming treatment center Recovery Unplugged.

Social Media's 70-Up 'Grandfluencers' Debunking Aging Myths

Social Media's 70-Up 'Grandfluencers' Debunking Aging Myths

By Leanne Italie | Sep 25, 2021

There's a growing number of "grandfluencers," folks 70 and up who have amassed substantial followings on social media with the help of decades-younger fans, including TikTok stars @oldgays.

There's More to Hemp Than What You Think: Meet CBN and CBG

There's More to Hemp Than What You Think: Meet CBN and CBG

SPONSORED CONTENT | Sep 24, 2021

CBN and CBG are among hemp's lesser-known cannabinoids now gaining traction. If you know what to look for, their benefits can be a valuable addition to your daily wellness routine.

A Daily Pill to Treat Covid Could Be Just Months Away, Scientists Say

A Daily Pill to Treat Covid Could Be Just Months Away, Scientists Say

By JoNel Aleccia | Sep 24, 2021

A short-term regimen of daily pills that can fight the virus early after diagnosis and conceivably prevent symptoms from developing after exposure is in development.

NY Hospitals Fear Staff Shortage as Vaccine Deadline Looms

NY Hospitals Fear Staff Shortage as Vaccine Deadline Looms

By Michael Hill, Bobby Caina Calvan | Sep 24, 2021

Hospitals and nursing homes in New York are bracing for the possibility that a statewide COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers could lead to staff shortages when it takes effect Monday.

CDC Endorses COVID Booster for Millions of Older Americans

CDC Endorses COVID Booster for Millions of Older Americans

By Lauran Neergaard, Mike Stobbe | Sep 24, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday endorsed booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans, opening a major new phase in the U.S vaccination drive against COVID-19.

The Unicorn Is Real: Defying the Myth of Bisexuality

The Unicorn Is Real: Defying the Myth of Bisexuality

By Lauren Emily Whalen | Sep 23, 2021

"I have dogs and cats, so maybe that sets me up for bisexuality very well," jokes Margaret Cho. Our attitudes about where the "B" fits in LGBTQ is a hot topic in the queer community and beyond.

A Match Made on Tinder: Gay Newlywed Donates Kidney to His Husband

A Match Made on Tinder: Gay Newlywed Donates Kidney to His Husband

Sep 23, 2021

A married couple in Denver turned out to be matches for an organ transplant as well as soul mates: "It just feels like it was meant to be."

Back to Work or School? Why Sanitizing and Disinfecting are More Important Than Ever

Back to Work or School? Why Sanitizing and Disinfecting are More Important Than Ever

SPONSORED CONTENT | Sep 23, 2021

We've all become pandemic-fatigued. Masking, spraying and sanitizing have become a part of daily life. Briotech's non-hazardous option offers a way to keep things clean and sanitized without harmful chemicals. Find out how.

At an Overrun ICU, 'The Problem is We Are Running Out of Hallways'

At an Overrun ICU, 'The Problem is We Are Running Out of Hallways'

By Nick Ehli | Sep 23, 2021

Montana is a national hot spot for covid infections, recording the highest percentage increase in new cases over the past seven days.

FDA Backs Pfizer COVID-19 Boosters for Seniors, High-Risk

FDA Backs Pfizer COVID-19 Boosters for Seniors, High-Risk

By Matthew Perrone, Lauran Neergaard, Mike Stobbe | Sep 23, 2021

The U.S. moved a step closer Wednesday to offering booster doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to senior citizens and others at high risk from the virus as the Food and Drug Administration signed off on the targeted use of extra shots.

Biden Bets on Rapid COVID Tests But They Can Be Hard to Find

Biden Bets on Rapid COVID Tests But They Can Be Hard to Find

By Matthew Perrone | Sep 22, 2021

President Joe Biden is betting on millions more rapid, at-home tests to help curb the latest deadly wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is overloading hospitals and threatening to shutter classrooms around the country.

'Soul-Crushing': US COVID Deaths are Topping 1,900 a Day

'Soul-Crushing': US COVID Deaths are Topping 1,900 a Day

By Heather Hollingsworth | Sep 22, 2021

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the virus is preying largely on a distinct group: 71 million unvaccinated Americans.

I Got a 'Mild' Breakthrough Case. Here's What I Wish I'd Known.

I Got a 'Mild' Breakthrough Case. Here's What I Wish I'd Known.

By Will Stone | Sep 20, 2021

The reality is breakthrough cases are becoming more common. Here's what I wish I'd known when those first symptoms laid me low.

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works in Kids Ages 5-11

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works in Kids Ages 5-11

By Lauran Neergaard | Sep 20, 2021

Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon -- a key step toward beginning vaccinations for youngsters.

Is My Cloth Mask Good Enough to Face the Delta Variant?

Is My Cloth Mask Good Enough to Face the Delta Variant?

By Amanda Michelle Gomez | Sep 20, 2021

Don't worry if you are confused. Mask guidance has been mixed since the dawn of the pandemic, and new research has altered conventional thinking. We decided to dig in and sort out the latest developments.

Chris Rock Says He Has COVID-19, Urges Vaccination

Chris Rock Says He Has COVID-19, Urges Vaccination

Sep 19, 2021

Chris Rock on Sunday said he has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and sent a message to anyone still on the fence: "Get vaccinated."

Democrats Push to Retool Health Care Programs for Millions

Democrats Push to Retool Health Care Programs for Millions

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Lisa Mascaro | Sep 19, 2021

The $3.5 trillion "Build Back Better" domestic agenda bill touches almost all aspects of American life, from taxes to climate change, but the health care components are a cornerstone for Democrats.

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