A new report released by the California State Auditor says that nearly 1 million Californians could face long-term health issues after receiving unsafe drinking water, which could include liver and kidney damage along with an increased risk of cancer. KCRA 3's Michelle Bandur reports.
- Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Friends up north and across Tampa Bay snickered when Brian Lafferty revealed where he’d bought a new home. His 30-year-old daughter in Boston called to express concern. Even his ex-wife asked him about it. “Without exception, every person I’ve told I bought a house in The Villages has asked the same thing,” Lafferty said. “‘Isn’t that the STD capital of the United States?’” The Villages, a ...
Actress Anne Heche has died. The 53-year-old actress was in a devastating car accident on Friday, August 5, that left her in a coma. Her family had issued a statement shortly before her death to inform the public that the “Six Days, Seven Nights” actress was not expected to survive after experiencing a catastrophic brain injury caused […]
The study, which was recently published in the journal “Scientific Reports,” found that gait patterns among Japanese children aged 6 to 12 vary from those in other developed countries. Age related variations in lower limb movements while walking were studied by scientists from Nagoya University in Japan. For Japanese children in the 11-12 year age group, the number of steps performed each minute was higher than those in the 6-8 year age group.
- CBS News
The agency says the new revisions acknowledge "the pandemic is not over" but should not disrupt daily life as much as it used to.
Brian Bonds was one of the first reported cases of MPV in Nevada — and hopes speaking out will help reduce its stigma.
- Yahoo Finance
The Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v Wade triggered a wave of outrage from pro-choice groups as states moved quickly to criminalize abortion. Now, investors are taking action with their dollars, deploying capital to support women’s health startups.
- CBS News
A case of polio was identified in Rockland County, New York, and now the virus has been detected in New York City's wastewater.
Tight hips, you say? Join the club.
Losing weight is one thing, but keeping it off is a bigger challenge. Here's how to choose a diet plan that will work for you.
- Business Insider
Walgreens is reportedly offering pharmacists as much as a $75,000 signing bonus amid an ongoing labor crunch
Pharmacies across the US have struggled with staffing throughout the pandemic as workers juggled prescriptions, COVID testing, and vaccines.
- Tri-City Herald
CDC revises COVID community ratings for Tri-Cities area.
Ovarian cancer often isn't detected until it's spread to other parts of the body. Warning signs include appetite loss, bloating, or pain that persist.
- Women's Health
The GOLO diet plan claims insulin is the reason people aren't losing weight and offers a supplement to help—but medical experts aren't sure about the claims.
Walking—with no bells and whistles, just simply putting one foot in front of the other—has been repeatedly linked to improving overall health, including increasing lifespan. Even walking for just 15 minutes four times a week has been linked to living longer. If you’re an avid walker and want to ...
- Yahoo Life
Tia Mowry shares pregnancy photos as she reflects on the 'fear' and 'isolation' of endometriosis diagnosis
The "Sister, Sister" star has been open about her battle with endometriosis.
Salt Lake County Council member Dave Alvord sure has some *thoughts* about reproductive health.
New drugs from Eli Lilly and Novo Nordisk have shown striking results in studies. If insurers step up to back them, the drugs—and the stocks—could take off.
Research found dietary salt substitutes can lower the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death from cardiovascular disease, and can lower high blood pressure.
Do you need a polio vaccine booster? Probably not — but those who do 'should rush to get shots' if they're in NYC, one expert says
New York City urged people to get a polio vaccine if they need it. Insider asked two experts who needs it, who doesn't, and how to get it.
- The Conversation
The appearance of hives can vary with skin color. BSIP/UIG Via Getty ImagesEvery year, about 20% of Americans will get hives – those itchy, red bumps or welts that can appear after a day in the garden, taking medication, being bitten by a bug or for no apparent reason at all. Patricia A. MacCulloch is a nurse practitioner and professor of nursing who teaches about hives, among many other things. She offers some insight into this annoying condition that can sometimes be a sign of a life-threateni