Health & Fitness

Novak Djokovic back in court to fight deportation from Australia

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Health) 1/15 10:49A By Rod McGuirk / Associated Pres
Three Federal Court judges have been scheduled to hear the challenge, a day before the men s No. 1-ranked player and nine-time Australian Open champion was due to begin his title defense.

Officials warn consumers to be cautious of pop-up COVID-19 test sites

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Health) 1/15 10:38A By Kim Bellware / The Washington
Complaints include markups on at-home test kits and sites in New York that wrongfully billed patients for tests that are free; fake at-home tests being sold in Michigan; and testing centers in Illinois that return dubious results or none at all.

Expect more worrisome variants after omicron, scientists say

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Health) 1/15 8:17A By Laura Ungar / Associated Pres
Experts don t know what the next variants will look like or how they might shape the pandemic, but they say there s no guarantee the sequels of omicron will cause milder illness or that existing vaccines will work against them.

CDC encourages more Americans to consider N95 masks

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Health) 1/14 10:57A By Mike Stobbe / Associated Pres
CDC officials removed concerns related to supply shortages and more clearly said that properly fitted N95 and KN95 masks provide the most protection.

Biden team regroups after high court loss on shots-or-test

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Health) 1/14 9:25A By Zeke Miller / Associated Pres
The high court s ruling on Thursday does not stop me from using my voice as president to advocate for employers to do the right thing to protect Americans health and economy, the president said.

Goodbye 'godsend': Expiration of child tax credits hits home

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Health) 1/14 8:42A By John Raby, Fatima Hussein and
The monthly tax credits were part of President Joe Biden s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package and the president had proposed extending them for another full year as part of a separate measure focused on economic and social programs.

Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine rule for U.S. businesses

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Health) 1/13 7:46A By MARK SHERMAN / Associated Pre
The Supreme Court has stopped the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing and wear a mask on the job
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