Health officials reported Monday seven new cases of monkeypox in Sacramento County, bringing the county’s total to 21 cases. It’s yet unclear how the seven newest patients contracted the virus.
- Foster's Daily Democrat
Dr. David Itkin, a Seacoast area infectious disease expert, said having certain people appear to be immune to a particular virus is not new.
Langya virus, or Langya henipavirus, has been identified in China—the potentially deadly virus spreads from animals to humans. Here, find symptoms and treatments.
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CDC: You should get two negative tests or wear a mask for up to 10 days after testing positive for COVID-19
The public-health agency shared updated guidelines for what to do if someone tests positive for the virus or is exposed to someone who has COVID-19.
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The agency says the new revisions acknowledge "the pandemic is not over" but should not disrupt daily life as much as it used to.
- Pensacola News Journal
The Pensacola community has been mourning the death of SCI business director Rodney Jackson from Vibrio. Here's what to know about the bacteria.
- The Telegraph
Half of people with possible cancer symptoms do not contact their GPs for six months, according to a survey.
- The Hill
The World Health Organization (WHO) is renaming monkeypox amid concerns that the name may be considered racist and might not accurately describe the origin of the virus. WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in mid-June that the organization would be renaming monkeypox. “WHO is also working with partners and experts from around the world…
I posted topless videos of myself on TikTok to spread awareness of breast cancer and breast-implant illness, and they went viral
The author went viral for posting topless videos to spread awareness for breast-implant illness after a mastectomy and breast cancer.
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It’s a question you’ve probably asked yourself as COVID-19 cases are going back up: Should I get that fourth shot, or should I wait for a new one this fall, or should I get both?
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Listening to the radio is better at warding off dementia than exercise, a new study suggests.
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Health officials are investigating a deadly outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the northern California county of Napa. The Legionella bacteria was detected in the cooling tower of the Embassy Suites Napa Valley in the city. According to California health officials, at least one person died and 11 others are sick.
Face masks are back for visitors to Great Smoky Mountains National Park buildings, and research finds low levels of stress hormone are a predictor of long COVID
Face masks will once again be required for visitors inside all Great Smoky Mountains National Park buildings due to the high transmission of COVID cases in Tennessee.
- The Telegraph
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As Bill Gates warns the return of polio to New York is a ‘threat to us all,’ London finds it in the city’s wastewater
Polio was completely gone from the U.S. for 10 years before it was found last month. Now a vaccine-derived strain is in London and it's "beyond a close network of a few individuals."
Consider your age, your health, and your life's goals when it comes to certain drugs and procedures, and ask your doctor why these tests are being ordered
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Women who consume cured meats and other preserved foods are more likely to develop breast cancer, a new study from local researchers in Hong Kong suggests. The study, published in Cancer Prevention Research on Aug. 1, looked into how preserved foods that may contain nitrate and nitrite might increase the risk of developing breast cancer. The research involved 1,307 women with breast cancer and 1,050 age-matched controls without cancer, all of whom were from Hong Kong.
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The monkeypox virus can stay on clothes and objects for up to 15 days. Here’s what to know about disinfecting clothes and other household items.