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Half of people with possible cancer symptoms do not contact their GPs for six months, according to a survey.
- 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.
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Foods high in sodium, sugar, and unhealthy fats can put you at greater risk of developing heart disease. Check out this list of the worst foods for your heart.
- The Hill
Story at a glance Some people have said they have COVID-19 symptoms but test negative on rapid antigen tests. This may happen when it’s still early in the infection period and there’s not enough virus present. This may also start to happen when variants mutate. The FDA recommends following up with a PCR test if…
- Good Morning America
Being aware of the monkeypox outbreak spreading across the U.S., Todd said he did a Google search of what monkeypox rashes look like and "one of the images looked exactly like my blemish." Tecovirimat, known as TPOXX, which is a two-week course of pills, can be considered for people at high risk of severe illness, such as those with weakened immune systems.
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Scientists in a new study have identified a link between “forever chemical” exposure and the development of the most common type of liver cancer. One specific type of forever chemical, called perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS), may have a particularly strong connection to the manifestation of this deadly disease, according to the study. PFOS is one…
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Eric Magallanes is the 2022 winner of the Tyler Trent scholarship, given in honor of the Purdue football superfan who died in 2020 from bone cancer.
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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.
The Grease star, who died Aug. 8 of breast cancer, previously urged women to trust their instincts during routine screenings
A man who tested negative for monkeypox twice got such a bad infection doctors feared he might go blind
Kevin Kwong, 33, had six online appointments, one call to a nurse hotline, an urgent treatment visit, and two ER trips before monkeypox was diagnosed.
- Eating Well
You only need one pot or pan for these casserole recipes, making dinner both easy and tasty. These healthy dishes are high in fiber and lower in calories, so they are a great choice to help you feel full and nourished while also supporting weight loss, if that is your goal. Recipes like our Eggplant Tortilla Casserole and Sweet Potato Mac & Cheese are nutritious and delicious options that are perfect for any night of the week.
- LA Times
Monkeypox cases are rising exponentially, dimming hopes that officials can quickly gain control of the virus that has the potential to establish a lasting foothold.
Splash pads aren't always disinfected. Two outbreaks, which occurred days apart, involved two different germs — Shigella bacteria and norovirus.
- The Daily Beast
DAVID BENITO via GettyYour typical COVID test should be able to tell you just one thing: Whether or not you have the virus. While incredibly helpful, it doesn’t let you know how immune you are—information that could help you determine whether or not you should get boosted, or take that vacation you’ve been planning since before 2020, or head out to the bars for drinks with friends.That’s why a team of MIT researchers developed a paper test that can tell you how strong your immune response to COV
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Earthing, or grounding, is a practice of putting your bare feet on the ground with the thought it helps promote health and well-being. Here's why.
A new mom wants feedback from Reddit’s AITA forum about her response to baby weight comments — and the users have spoken. She began by explaining that she recently gave birth to her third child. It was a very difficult pregnancy. She suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum, which meant she couldn’t keep liquids down. She was […]
Olivia Newton-John died 30 years after she was first diagnosed with breast cancer. Metastatic breast cancer spreads to other parts of the body, often bones, lungs.
An 8-hour intermittent fasting plan may help you lose more weight and reduce blood pressure, small study suggests
Eating in an 8 hour window and fasting the rest of the day may help people lose weight and improve mood, although it doesn't burn more fat.
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Kelly Ripa is all legs lounging in a bikini with her husband while promoting their daughter's song on Instagram. She stays active with HIIT and dance workouts.