Living Well Blog

March 1, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a third vaccine for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. And it’s a big step for public health. According to the FDA and Johnson & Johnson, the vaccine has a number of advantages over the two previously approved vaccines: It only requires one… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
February 12, 2021
If you’re already vaccinated for COVID-19, you may feel like you’ve won the lottery. For those who got their shots early, that’s not a bad comparison. Through mid-February nearly 40 million Americans had received at least one dose of a vaccine.  But if you have been vaccinated or are about to be… See more
By Sean Kelley
MDVIP
February 12, 2021
Putting on a cloth mask over a surgical or medical mask can help reduce the spread of the coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.  The agency updated mask guidelines Feb. 10 based on… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
January 28, 2021
For many Americans, getting one of the two currently approved COVID-19 vaccines has become an exercise in frustration. Distribution challenges, not enough vaccines and a tangle of federal, state and local rules have led to confusion but as many vaccinations as planned.  There are a lot of… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
January 28, 2021
You've probably heard or seen a lot about new variants of COVID-19 in the last few weeks. It’s no surprise that after a year of circulating, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has evolved. Viruses often mutate and change. Sometimes they weaken, sometimes they strengthen, and sometimes they become… See more
By Dr. Andrea Klemes
MDVIP
January 28, 2021
It’s not been an easy rollout of the new coronavirus vaccines. From early December when the first vaccine was approved by the Food and Drug Administration for emergency use to now, fewer people have been vaccinated than hoped for. The criteria for who can get the vaccine has shifted. And states,… See more
By Dr. Andrea Klemes
MDVIP
January 12, 2021
I know many of you want to know more about the COVID-19 vaccines that were approved last month, and I thought I’d share some important information with you.

WHEN CAN I GET THE VACCINE?

I also know many of you are anxious to find out if/when your MDVIP-affiliated doctor will be able to… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
January 8, 2021
The coronavirus pandemic, now more than 10 months old, shows no sign of abating, even as vaccines are slowly rolling out. In early January, the U.S. set single day records for deaths and new diagnoses for COVID-19, the condition caused by the virus. 

New COVID Strains

Meanwhile, the… See more
January 7, 2021
Last reviewed and updated: Jan. 12, 2021 During the coronavirus pandemic, we're updating this resource center regularly to keep you informed. Stay connected:  Check back here for updates. Follow the news and consult the See more
By Dr. Andrea Klemes
MDVIP
December 15, 2020
A few weeks ago, several of my MDVIP colleagues and I took part in AstraZeneca's phase 3 clinical trial of a COVID-19 vaccine. We still don't officially know which of us received placebo and which of us received the real deal. But I'm pretty certain I got the actual vaccine. Why? Side effects.… See more
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