Can I get a COVID-19 vaccine if I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention strongly recommends
COVID-19 vaccination before, during or after pregnancy. In fact,
the benefits of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine outweigh the known and
potential risks for pregnant people.
addition to protecting the breastfeeding person who receives the
COVID-19 vaccine, getting vaccinated may also protect the baby.
Retired VA nurses answer call again to serve Veterans
Five retired nurses suited up again to answer the call of duty in the battle against COVID-19 at the Houston VA.
VA reached out to see if I would be interested in returning, I raised
my hand immediately,” said Air Force Veteran Sherman Free. “As a Veteran
and a nurse, this is where I belong right now. These patients are my
brothers and sisters.” Free has 34 years of nursing experience.
Virginia VA enlists GI Genius in fight against cancer
Richmond VA is now using GI Genius, a device that employs artificial
intelligence to identify suspicious polyps more quickly and accurately
privileged to introduce this innovative new tool to our patients,” said
Dr. Michael Fuchs. “The message is clear: identifying more polyps
during colonoscopies leads to increased cancer detection.”
Sleep apnea can be treated
apnea is a condition in which a person’s airway sometimes narrows or
closes while they sleep. If not treated, the strain can lead to high
blood pressure, heart attack and stroke. Signs to look for can be
coughing throughout the night, dry mouth, headaches in the morning,
memory loss, or being
Think you suffer from sleep apnea? Good news: it can be treated.