How to Know If You Qualify for Paxlovid, the Oral COVID Antiviral

How to Know If You Qualify for Paxlovid, the Oral COVID Antiviral

Photo: Stuart Monk (Shutterstock) With COVID cases on the upswing again (we’re on, what, the fifth wave? The seventh?) it’s important to know that there’s a medication that can prevent severe disease in people who are at high risk of complications. It’s called Paxlovid. But not everyone is eligible to receive it. Here’s how to … Read more

Disney+ Will Have Fewer Commercials Than Hulu, But Buyer Demand Is “Extraordinary”, Ad Chief Rita Ferro Says; Netflix And Other Newcomers Should Note “It Isn’t Easy”

Disney+ Will Have Fewer Commercials Than Hulu, But Buyer Demand Is “Extraordinary”, Ad Chief Rita Ferro Says; Netflix And Other Newcomers Should Note “It Isn’t Easy”

Rita Ferro, president of ad sales for Disney, said the forthcoming ad-supported tier of Disney+ will have a less “robust” amount of ads compared with Hulu. That disparity, at least initially, will mainly be because about 65% of subscribers come to the streaming service for movies, which don’t lend themselves to commercial interruption. “Movies are … Read more

Pac-12 scraps divisions after NCAA Division I Council votes to eliminate requirements for FBS conference title games

Pac-12 scraps divisions after NCAA Division I Council votes to eliminate requirements for FBS conference title games

4:34 PM ET Paolo Uggetti Andrea Adelson Close ESPN Senior Writer ACC reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2010. Graduate of the University of Florida. The NCAA Division I Council announced Wednesday that it will relax restrictions on college football’s conference championship games, allowing conferences to determine the teams that would participate in their respective title game. … Read more

Rocket Launches May Be Polluting Our Atmosphere in New Ways

Rocket Launches May Be Polluting Our Atmosphere in New Ways

SpaceX, Blue Origin, and a host of other private companies helped to make 2021 the year with the most space launches in history, but scientists say this mad dash to space could be causing further damage to our atmosphere. The number of launch attempts has lined in the last decade. And after counting all of … Read more

Long Covid symptoms in older Americans are often difficult to recognize, experts say

More than half of early Covid-19 patients at one hospital had symptoms two years later, study finds

KHN — Nearly 18 months after getting covid-19 and spending weeks in the hospital, Terry Bell struggles with hanging up his shirts and pants after doing the laundry. Lifting his clothes, raising his arms, arranging items in his closet leave Bell short of breath and often trigger severe fatigue. He walks with a cane, only … Read more

Members of Scott Rudin Broadway Productions Released From NDAs – The Hollywood Reporter

Members of Scott Rudin Broadway Productions Released From NDAs – The Hollywood Reporter

Members of multiple Broadway productions including To Kill a Mockingbird and West Side Story have been released from the nondisclosure agreements that previously prohibited them from speaking publicly about workplace misconduct related to producer Scott Rudin. Other impacted productions include The Iceman Cometh and The Lehman Trilogywith the NDA release effective immediately, The Hollywood Reporter … Read more

Mystery issue experienced on NASA’s Voyager 1 probe from 1977

Mystery issue experienced on NASA's Voyager 1 probe from 1977

Voyager 1 continues to operate well, despite its advanced age and 14.5 billion-mile distance (23.3 billion kilometers) from Earth. And it can receive and execute commands sent from NASA, as well as gather and send back science data. But the readouts from the attitude articulation and control system, which control the spacecraft’s orientation in space, … Read more