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Covid-19: Kids ages 5 to 11 ‘need to get that vaccination,’ says Dr. Peter Hotez

Dr. Hotez urged parents to avoid misinformation and to get their younger children vaccinated after Pfizer officially asked the Food and Drug Administration to authorize its Covid-19 vaccine with BioNTech for kids ages 5 to 11.   “There’s a narrative out there that’s false…that this is an illness that’s exclusively of older Americans, those over the… Read More »

Marshall Allen on how to contest hospital bills and avoid treatment you don’t need [PODCAST]

“It’s rare for anyone to try and tally the precise cost of unnecessary care. But when they do, the estimates are staggering. The Washington Health Alliance, a nonprofit dedicated to making care safe and affordable, analyzed insurance claims from 1.3 million patients who received one of 47 tests or services that are considered overused or… Read More »