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Approval of the Pfizer COVID Vaccine: What You Need to Know

On August 23, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave its first full approval of a vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19. Previously, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was available under emergency use authorization. That means that the vaccine has been fully cleared for use in people ages 16 and older. The vaccine can also …

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COVID Vaccines for Younger Children: What Parents Need to Know

On October 29, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include children ages 5 through 11. The American Academy of Family Physicians has endorsed the approval. The Academy believes it will help prevent COVID-19 infection in this age group. It will also help children improve …

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Injury Prevention: The Proper Way to Store Cleaning Supplies

Path to improved safety When it comes to using and storing these products safely, consider the following tips: Store products in their original containers. Recent trends on social media of storing things in glass or plastic containers may look nice, but these containers could provide easier access for children, and might be confusing. In addition, …

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