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BY Laura Nathan-Garner

COVID-19 boosters have now been approved for all adults. This is welcome news for many who are eager to get added protection against COVID-19, especially as we enter the holiday season.

To help cut through the confusion about COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, we asked infectious diseases specialist and head of Internal Medicine David Tweardy, M.D., to answer common questions.

Who can get a booster shot?

All adults...

Three COVID-19 vaccine vials against a red background

BY Lauren Rose

Elizabeth Somers wants everyone to know about meningiomas. This tumor of the central nervous system begins in the coverings that surround...

BY Molly Adams

Breast calcifications are calcium deposits found through screening mammograms. When calcium builds up in soft tissue, it can appear like small...

BY Lorna McNeill, Ph.D.

As Jamaican immigrants, my parents stressed the importance of education. They felt that was the best way to succeed in America – and so I did.

I worked hard and graduated high school as valedictorian. I knew that I wanted to get out of New York for college, so that led me to The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. There, I focused on African American studies and got my first understanding of how I could make a mark on...

Portrait of Lorna McNeill, Ph.D., against a blue background. Image shows a Black woman with long brown hair and brown eyes wears brown-rimmed glasses, a blue surgical face mask and a black dress.

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Adenocarcinomas can develop in many different parts of the body, including the lungs, prostate, colon, rectum, small bowel, pancreas, stomach...

BY Lorena Junco

I had just given birth to my third child when I started showing symptoms of an adrenal gland tumor. I wasn’t actively ill. But I felt weak...

BY Heather Alexander

If you’re trying to eat healthy, you probably don’t go a day without thinking about sugar. Avoiding sugar is hard because it’s in most foods...

BY Meagan Raeke

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women, and the leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. Yet, there are still...

BY Devon Carter

Our bodies naturally heal after our skin gets cut, and they can defend against the common cold. So, why not cancer?

The relationship...

BY Dana Carrera

I have been on five different clinical trials at MD Anderson since I was diagnosed with peritoneal mesothelioma, a rare cancer that develops...