The department is offering blood testing to hopefully detect cancer sooner.
- 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.
The infectious-disease expert was feeling "really poorly" and began a second round of Paxlovid.
- CBS News
The updated shot is aimed at specifically targeting the highly contagious Omicron virus variant and could be available this fall.
Experts share their advice about isolation, masking and more if you're still testing positive late into a COVID-19 infection.
- LA Times
Los Angeles County officials have reported limited local transmission of monkeypox, with some recent cases involving people who attended large events and infected people who haven't traveled out of state.
The U.S. is stocking up on COVID-19 vaccines and health regulators have recommended updating booster shots to fight the omicron subvariants, amid concerns of another surge in the fall and spring. There's good reason for those concerns, as the seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases have broken out of a two-month range, and has risen 10% from two weeks ago to 114,000 on Thursday, according to
US health officials brace for mosquito-borne virus that can cause paralysis and death as temperatures rise
As temperatures warm, health officials expect rising rates of West Nile, a virus spread by mosquitos that can cause meningitis, paralysis, and death.
CDC raises alarm over mysterious listeria outbreak that's caused a death, a pregnancy loss, and sent dozens to hospital
The agency issued an investigation notice Thursday amid an uptick in people getting sickened, including five pregnant women, one of whom miscarried.
- ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Bills Hall of Fame quarterback had a long battle with oral cancer that gave him a bleak prognosis and required multiple surgeries on his jaw, radiation and chemotherapy. But more than three years after announcing that the cancer was gone, Kelly says there’s been no recurrence and his health is now good. While hosting his [more]
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- The Desert Sun
Officials are hopeful vaccines will arrive in the next few weeks.
- The Hill
Pfizer on Thursday announced it had submitted an application to receive full approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its COVID-19 antiviral Paxlovid for use in high-risk individuals. The FDA in December issued an emergency use authorization for Paxlovid to be used as treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in adults and children over the…
- NBC News
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 Guardian
The Toxocara worm can spread to humans via cat or dog feces, making children who play in sand or soil particularly at risk
New details are emerging after drummer Travis Barker was hospitalized in Los Angeles with his wife Kourtney Kardashian by his side.
- The Hill
Story at a glance The AHA announced Wednesday it has updated its widely used metrics to measure a person’s cardiovascular health to now include sleep. The AHA first defined the seven health behaviors and factors in 2010, but added the sleep metric after 12 years of robust research showing sleep plays a key role in…
- Lohud | The Journal News
Monkeypox cases outside NYC hit Westchester, Rockland, Sullivan, Chemung counties. NY is receiving 8,100 monkeypox vaccine doses, with more to come.
- KABC – Los Angeles
Orange County has confirmed its first presumptive case of monkeypox, public health officials announced Thursday.
The Blink-182 drummer was seen getting wheeled into Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Tuesday with wife Kourtney Kardashian closely following him