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As COVID numbers decline and people make their ways back to the workplace, many may experience reopening anxiety. This post offers suggestions on how to navigate anxiety.
Yesterday, the CDC released new guidance for fully vaccinated people in response to very encouraging real-world data about COVID-19 vaccines. To reflect this growing body of evidence, the CDC updated their guidance to recommend that: “fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing, except where required by federal, state, local, … Continue reading Are we worried about the CDC’s new guidance for fully vaccinated people?
Twenty-one states have proposed new legislation that would criminalize or ban gender-affirmative medical care for transgender kids and gender-questioning youth, despite the evidence and support from organizations like the American Academy of Pediatrics for affirming medical treatments, including puberty blockers. Below, Russell Toomey, PhD, answers our questions about caring for transgender and gender-questioning kids. Toomey … Continue reading So Your Kid Is Transgender, Now What?
This FDA is likely to authorize the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine for 12-15 year olds by early next week. With this announcement, many parents are wondering when, and even if, to get the COVID vaccine for their kids. The short answer: kids should get the vaccine as soon as one is available to them. Delaying COVID … Continue reading Ask SciMoms: When should I get the COVID vaccine for my kids?