Central Florida Spotlight: Mental Health
- 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 ...
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.
- The State
COVID-19 is still being detected in relatively high levels across South Carolina. Here are the counties the CDC recommends should use masks more.
A few weeks ago, after more than two years of evading COVID-19, I tested positive on a home rapid test.
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.
Experts share their advice about isolation, masking and more if you're still testing positive late into a COVID-19 infection.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- NBC News
New York health officials are warning about the potential local spread of polio. Here's what to know about polio vaccines and symptoms.
- LA Times
The CDC has updated its COVID-19 guidance in an effort to make things less confusing to Americans. Here's what the agency recommends.
A 29-year-old woman found a mark on her head and was diagnosed with a fungal infection. It turned out to be invasive skin cancer.
Sarah Lee said the melanoma was a "terrifying surprise" — she didn't use sunbeds, wore SPF 30, and grew up in Wales where "it almost always rains."
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.
- Tri-City Herald
CDC revises COVID community ratings for Tri-Cities area.
Research found dietary salt substitutes can lower the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death from cardiovascular disease, and can lower high blood pressure.
- 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