It's the first time the Europeans have cleared a COVID-19 vaccine for use in young children. Plus, the latest stats and your guide to staying safe this holiday season.
UNMC and Nebraska Medicine researchers are seeking patients for a clinical trial testing if a drug can prevent COVID in adults who live with someone with COVID.
For the first time, 100,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in one year. One reason is the growing prevalence of deadly fentanyl in the illicit drug supply.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pfizer asked U.S. regulators Tuesday to authorize its experimental pill for COVID-19, setting the stage for a likely launch this winter of a promising treatment that can be taken at home.
It is one of a handful of pills that have recently been shown to significantly cut hospitalizations and deaths among people infected with COVID-19.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday chose Dr. Robert Califf, a former Food and Drug Administration commissioner and prominent medical researcher, to again lead the powerful regulatory agency.
Pfizer says its experimental COVID-19 pill cut hospitalization and death by 90%, will seek authorization.
LONDON (AP) — Britain granted conditional authorization on Thursday to the first pill shown to successfully treat COVID-19 so far. It also is the first country to OK the treatment from drugmaker Merck, although it wasn't immediately clear how quickly the pill would be available.
Chief Deputy Ben Houchin declined to say how or how long the nurse went about delivering narcotics: "We don't want other people to learn and try to do the exact same things. They're talented enough without us helping them."
Candice Wooster, a Lincoln defense attorney, said attorneys are curious how the county attorney is deciding which cases are being dismissed. "And I think we are, as a community, trying to figure that out.”
Duran Duran could dial up and order drugs on room service in the 1980s.
Stephen Merchant suffered an embarrassing moment at a party hosted by Sarah Silverman.
The opinion says that in light of conflicting medical information, doctors should be free to use "additional tools that could save lives, keep patients out of the hospital and provide relief for our already strained healthcare system."
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A former patrol evidence technician and the owner of a Lincoln restaurant were arrested in the theft of more than $1.2 million worth of narcotics, including $329,800 worth of cocaine, according to the State Patrol.
Jazz Charton has taken to Instagram to reveal that she and husband Kieran Culkin welcomed their second child last month.
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