The Detrimental Effects of Too Much Sound + Other Stories
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The New York Times
As baby boomers age, they’re confronted with many issues including mounting rent, loneliness, and a loss of independence. In a grassroots effort to help, a handful of companies are redefining home-sharing, creating opportunities for affordable living and companionship.
There is currently no human vaccine for Lyme disease. But twenty years ago there was one. While that vaccine was effective in preventing Lyme, it was pulled from the market over suspected adverse health effects. A new research effort hopes to pass a new version of the vaccine and combat the climbing rates of the disease.
The majority of pregnant women are opting out of vaccinations for the flu and whooping cough, according to a recent CDC report. Health officials warn that this low vaccination rate puts women and their babies at a high risk of contracting the contagious illnesses.