BOSTON (CBS) — Dr. Mallika Marshall is answering your coronavirus vaccine-related medical questions. If you have a question, email her or message her on Facebook or Twitter . Dr. Mallika is offering her best advice, but as always, consult your personal doctor before making any decisions about your personal health. Jessica writes, “I am beside myself as my husband and I received the J&J vaccine one week ago today. We are both 43-years-old and were feeling so much relief. Now I am more anxious than I was about catching COVID. Any insight into the likelihood of developing a clotting disorder further down the road? Please celebrate the fact that you and your husband are now vaccinated! It’s a truly wonderful thing. The risk of developing one of these rare blood clots is exceptionally low and so far, there have been no reports of blood clots more than two weeks after receiving the vaccine, so once you’re a month past your vaccination, don’t give it another thought. … [Read more...] about Is It Safe To Kiss? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your COVID Vaccine Questions
By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Police are investigating after two juveniles were shot in Pittsburgh’s Marshall-Shadeland neighborhood. READ MORE: Pittsburgh Man Benjamin Fleming Pleads Not Guilty To Manslaughter After Deadly Hawaii Vacation Fight Police responded Thursday to a ShotSpotter alert for the 1300 block of Sorrell Street. When officials arrived, they found two juvenile males with gunshot wounds. READ MORE: Pittsburgh Police Warn Of Severe Consequences For Roaming Packs Of Off-Road Vehicles One was pronounced dead at the scene, while the second was taken to a local hospital in stable condition. MORE NEWS: Stop AAPI Hate: 3,800 Anti-Asian-American Racist Incidents Reported Since Pandemic's Start Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story. … [Read more...] about 1 Juvenile Dead, 1 Injured After Shooting In Pittsburgh’s Marshall-Shadeland Neighborhood
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for March 23 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. The role for the nation’s top doctor was filled by the Senate Tuesday, after President Biden's nominee, Vivek Murthy , was confirmed as the U.S. Surgeon General. During Senate testimony late last month, he promised to use his role to turn the coronavirus pandemic around – a subject not only of national importance but one that has personally affected Murthy, who has lost several family members to the deadly virus. "This is a moment of tremendous suffering for our nation. More than half a million people have lost their lives to COVID-19, including beloved members of my own family," he told lawmakers. DEMOCRAT JOE MANCHIN OPPOSED BIDEN SURGEON GENERAL PICK UNDER OBAMA Murthy had advanced through the Senate’s Committee on Health, Education, Labor on a bipartisan basis in a 16-6 vote last week. … [Read more...] about Senate votes to confirm Vivek Murthy as surgeon general
In his dialogue, Phaedrus , the Greek philosopher Plato’s King Thamus argued that rather than aiding human memory, the Egyptian god Theuth’s gift of writing offered only the appearance of wisdom; 2,400 years later, Plato’s debate has resurfaced to blame Google and Facebook for our current misfortunes. The struggle to understand the effects of digitization on the news media, politics, commerce, and the very concept of truth itself remains in its infancy, so far without an heir to Plato. For centuries, it was the role of the press, the so-called Fourth Estate, to speak truth to power and hold the powerful accountable. The internet has changed that, and the costs of this information free-for-all become more evident every day — malignant conspiracy theories; foreign efforts to influence democratic elections; emboldened political, racial, religious, and ethnic extremism, literally ad nauseam. “ Disinformation is infecting our democratic discourse at rates that threaten the long-term … [Read more...] about Mark Zuckerberg, meet Jean-Jacques Rousseau?
NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) — He escaped from law enforcement custody in Texas — twice — now a Lubbock man has been sentenced to more than 35 years in federal prison for gun and drug crimes. Mark Anthony Lucio pleaded guilty to escaping federal custody, conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of a firearms by a convicted felon, possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number. READ MORE: After Air Bag Wiring Problem Toyota Recalls 2009-2015 Venza SUVs In US On Thursday a U.S. District Judge sentenced him to 425 months in federal prison… more than 35 years. According to court documents, a Texas DPS trooper encountered Lucio during a traffic stop in 2019 when he attempted to evade officials and lead them on a high-speed chase through Lubbock. After traveling through an alley, Lucio and the … [Read more...] about Texas Man Who Escaped From Prison, Twice, Sentenced To 35 Years For An Array Of Charges