A Baltimore medtech startup is on a mission to decrease respiratory disease deaths. WBAL-TV met the CommUNITY Champions solving a problem and saving lives. A team at Sonavi Labs created a medical device that started out as a small research project. Sonavi is a portmanteau meaning "sound of life." It describes the company's digital stethoscope, the Feelix, which auto-diagnoses respiratory diseases in seconds. It was born out of a dream to save lives.
Mississippi lawmaker asked about a hypothetical 12-year-old child molested by a family member says they should have to carry that pregnancy to term
Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban that led to Roe v. Wade's reversal does not include an exception for incest.
Residents of the vast majority of California’s 58 counties should be wearing masks, according to the CDC. That’s because 40 of those counties are now designated communities with “High” Covid levels. Less than one month ago, the number was 13. The decision to return to mandated face coverings is not up to the CDC, however, […]
What are the symptoms of anorexia? Madeleine Billings had the eating disorder since she was a teen. Her parents called it treatment resistant. She died at 23.
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If successful, the antivenom, which is in pill form, could break down barriers to (and reduce the cost of) snake bite treatment.
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The suppression of dissent continues in Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Florida.
The infectious-disease expert was feeling "really poorly" and began a second round of Paxlovid.
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Brown's Long COVID Initiative seeks to help the roughly 23 million Americans enduring myriad health problems months after their initial infection.
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A group of researchers has some counterintuitive advice: Saving your poop now could save your life someday.
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“There was nothing that was going to stand in my way.”
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Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / GettyStock up on the Metamucil, folks. Scientists say you need to start saving your poop.A team of researchers at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital published an opinion article in the journal Trends in Molecular Medicine today sounding the alarm on a trend in how human gut microbiomes (microorganisms in your digestive tract like bacteria) have changed in the past decades. These changes have been connected to an increase in digestive
Los Angeles Covid Warning: Brace For “Significant Transmission In The Upcoming Weeks,” According To Public Health Director
“All of the information to date points to the need for us to prepare for the likelihood of significant transmission in the upcoming weeks,” warned Los Angeles County Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer today. Los Angeles Film & TV Productions Must Now Require Masking Indoors As Covid Numbers Hit “Escalation Trigger’ Threshold, Says L.A. […]
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After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, it's left some in Ohio to travel outside the state for an abortion. Among them is a 10-year-old girl.
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‘To the boy who doesn’t let anything get him down’: Mom honors Disability Pride Month in touching tribute to her toddler
Born at just 27 weeks, Harrison came into the world with a host of medical challenges — but he hasn't let a single one stand in his way.
Experts share their advice about isolation, masking and more if you're still testing positive late into a COVID-19 infection.
- Men's Health
Early studies suggested that certain blood types may leave you more at risk of Covid. Newer science confirms that Type O might help you resist infection.
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Viruses evolve, and vaccines should too. That was the big-picture takeaway from a pivotal meeting this week of the FDA’s expert advisory panel. The question before them was simple: Ahead of an expected winter surge, should vaccine manufacturers tweak their forthcoming booster shots to target Omicron, or should they stick with the tried-and-true 2020 recipe?
If you're a man over 50, you may be wondering whether there's anything special you should be doing for your health. The answer is yes.
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As health updates on hospitalized Blink-182 rocker Travis Barker have remained scant, his daughter and stepdaughter thanks fans for the outpouring of support.
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Nearly two dozen people have been sickened with listeria, and one has died, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which said the source of the outbreak has not been identified.
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The updated shot is aimed at specifically targeting the highly contagious Omicron virus variant and could be available this fall.