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Can you take pain relievers after getting the COVID-19 vaccine?

Many people complain about a sore arm after getting vaccinations, including the COVID-19 vaccine, but doctors say it might be a good idea to live with the discomfort.
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Some wealthy Americans accused of getting vaccines before they're eligible

It has been the discretion of individual sites to determine who gets vaccine doses. Meanwhile, there have been reports of wealthy Americans getting their vaccines before their eligibility allows them to.
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Post-pandemic, what did people in 1921 predict would happen in 2021?

What will life look like after the coronavirus pandemic? Jason Feifer, editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur magazine, posed another question: What did the people of 1921 think 2021 would be like?
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Airport to debut vending machines that will sell COVID-19 tests

If you’re traveling into or out of Oakland International Airport, you’ll soon find a vending machine that dispenses COVID-19 tests. Find out more about these to-go tests at RADIO.COM.
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When and how to report your second missing stimulus check to the IRS

The deadline to receive the second stimulus check passed on January 15. If you didn’t receive your $600 check, you may be wondering what your options are. Here’s what you can do to get your relief money.
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Does wearing two face masks offer more protection from COVID-19? Experts weigh in

Face masks protect you from coronavirus, but is there a benefit to double-masking? Experts are weighing in on whether or not it’s worth considering wearing two face masks at once. Read more now.
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Family who couldn’t smell due to COVID escapes house fire thanks to teen daughter

A family who lost their sense of smell after testing positive for COVID-19 were able to escape their home burning up in flames after their teenage daughter smelled the smoke.
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Man donates both stimulus checks to local foodbank: 'Everyone can do something'

One man decided to spend both of his stimulus checks to help others in need. Shannon Harshbarger from West Virginia got the COVID-19 relief bill in the mail and generously donated the money to the Facing Hunger Foodbank. Read more now.
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Dr. Fauci warns of 'more ominous' strains of COVID-19

As variants of the coronavirus have begun to pop up around the globe, Dr. Anthony Fauci is warning of “more ominous” strains coming out of South Africa and Brazil.
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18-year-old dies from COVID complications, family says he had it twice

A family in Colorado is suffering the loss of their 18-year-old family member Wilber Portillo after they allegedly say he died by contracting COVID-19 in November.
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