The CDC director, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, signed off the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice recommendation.
No. 1: Those who've had repeat COVID infections, regardless of severity.
- USA TODAY
Jace Ward had 1 goal when he died of a brain tumor a year ago: to make the path easier for others. A year later, his mother still pursues that dream.
- The Hill
Infectious disease experts and public health advocates are warning that the Biden administration has been too slow to respond to the monkeypox outbreak and that the U.S. is at risk of losing control of the disease. The response to monkeypox is mirroring the worst parts of the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, they say,…
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“I will not know a single day of peace until I can govern my own body ... in the state I once loved.”
- USA TODAY
In order to bring more awareness and understanding to monkeypox, we spoke to people who either experienced it or got vaccinated against it.
Though the United States appears to be coming out of the worst of the pandemic, COVID-19 isn't going away any time soon. And there remains the continued risk of another surge as more states relax...
Health authorities across Canada have cut the hours of hospital emergency departments and urgent care clinics in recent weeks, a move that in some cases may extend through the summer, due to a surge in patients and staff shortages. The situation, clinicians say, is tied to a resurgence of viral infections such as COVID-19 among adults and children and a push by others to seek care delayed by the pandemic, and exacerbated by the high number of healthcare workers who are sick or burned out. The strain has led to scenes of clogged hospital hallways and overflowing clinic waiting rooms, hours-long waits for inpatient care and occupancy rates of more than 100% at children's hospitals.
A 10-year-old was forced to cross state lines for an abortion after Ohio's ban went into place. The Indiana doctor who helped her will soon be unable to assist others.
As Ohio outlawed abortions after six weeks, doctors in neighboring Indiana described an influx of patients from out-of-state seeking the procedure, including a pregnant 10-year-old.
- Country Living
A new study had participants attempt a 10-second one-legged balance test. 20% were unable to complete the task, which indicated their overall health.
- Akron Beacon Journal
This month's Healthy Actions column looks at healthy sleep habits and sleep disorders.
- Miami Herald
The study shows there are different risk factors for people of different genders, researchers say.
"There is a fraught history of centuries of women’s bodies mocked, minimized, disparaged, or even ignored."
The Love Of My Life Has Terminal Cancer — And We Just Got Married. Here’s What I Learned About Hope.
"We don’t even know if this marriage will make it to the five-year anniversary. And dare I say it... I’ll be OK if it doesn’t."
- Eating Well
These summery sides feature plenty of veggies, which deliver potassium, a key nutrient that helps keep blood-pressure in check. Plus, they're lower in saturated fat and sodium—two nutrients people with high blood pressure need to be aware of. Recipes like our Fresh Sweet Corn Salad and Air Fryer Eggplant are perfect to pair with a healthy high-blood pressure dinner.
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, […]
- Harper's Bazaar
The drummer says he is "currently much better" after being rushed to the hospital for "life-threatening" pancreatitis.
- Real Simple
Walk your way to better sleep, strength, mood, and more incredible benefits.
I've been weight lifting for 5 years. Here are 6 things about getting fit I wish I'd known at the start
I learned exercise is overrated for fat loss, lifting doesn't make you "bulky," and "toning" is a myth.
- E! News
Kourtney Kardashian broke her silence about her husband Travis Barker's recent hospitalization for pancreatitis. Read her message to fans.
- Good Morning America
A teenage girl who survived a shark attack at a Florida beach recounted that her first instinct was to punch the fish in the nose. The teen was scalloping in water approximately 5 feet deep near Grassy Island, just of Keaton Beach, when she was bitten by the shark, according to the Taylor County Sheriff's Office. Addison's brother, Rhett Willingham, a firefighter and emergency medical technician, raced to help her.