Pfizer COVID Shots Appear 73% Effective in Children Under 5

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine was 73% effective in protecting children younger than 5 as omicron spread in the … [Read more...]

Fauci to Step Down After Decades as Top US Infection Expert

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, is leaving the federal government in December. Fauci became … [Read more...]

Mass. Joins Settlement with Opioid Maker Endo

BOSTON - Massachusetts has entered into a tentative settlement with opioid maker Endo International that would result in hundreds of millions of … [Read more...]

Cape Cod Healthcare Accepting Community Grant Proposals

BARNSTABLE - Cape Cod Healthcare is accepting ideas for grants aimed at addressing health needs across the region. The request for proposals … [Read more...]

Biden Signs “Burn Pits” Help for Vets

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - President Joe Biden has signed veterans health care legislation that ends a long battle to expand benefits for troops who … [Read more...]

Online Scheduling Available for Cape Cod Healthcare Pharmacies

HYANNIS - Cape Cod Healthcare has opened an online portal to schedule prescriptions and immunizations at their pharmacies, located at Cape Cod … [Read more...]

Even Simple Exercise May Help Aging Brain, Study Hints

CHICAGO (AP) - New research hints that even simple exercise just might help seniors with mild memory problems. While physical activity helps keep … [Read more...]

State Opens Online Common Application for SNAP Benefits, MassHealth

BOSTON - An online portal meant to streamline applications for MassHealth and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits in the … [Read more...]

Massachusetts Makes Monkeypox Vax Available at More Sites

BOSTON (AP) - The monkeypox vaccine is now available at 11 sites around Massachusetts. The Department of Public Health said Monday that when properly … [Read more...]

Local Health Centers Benefit from More COVID Funding

HYANNIS - Health centers across the Cape Cod and Islands region will be benefitting from state funding aimed at increasing access to coronavirus … [Read more...]



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