The Chicago Department of Public Health is hosting two COVID-19 and flu vaccination clinics Saturday.
- The Des Moines Register
Australia had the worst flu season in five years. Iowa and the rest of the country "could easily see the same."
Nurses Are Sharing Little Signals For Patients To Spot That Show A Doctor Or Therapist Won't Be Helpful
"Ask the nurse about the doctor when it’s just them in the room. If they say something vague like, 'We have very good providers here,' but don’t specifically say anything about your specific provider, that’s a red flag."View Entire Post ›
- HuffPost Life
People who just had the virus should follow a different timeline for the bivalent vaccine, according to experts.
- The Hill
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention no longer recommends universal masking in health care settings, unless the facilities are in areas of high COVID-19 transmission. The agency quietly issued the updates as part of an overhaul to its infection control guidance for health workers published late Friday afternoon. It marks a major departure from…
"When you’re rude to them, you will probably wait longer.... Have some patience, patients!"View Entire Post ›
- The Telegraph
Many years ago, I gave up drinking alcohol for a month, and was so impressed with myself, I felt I’d cracked the Da Vinci Code. Of course, once the arbitrary 30 days were up, I returned immediately to my normal drinking pattern of “most nights”. I didn’t think about it again until five years ago, when a combination of nagging headaches and peri-menopausal facial flushing drove me to give up.
- The Telegraph
For months, Debbie Baisden’s eyes would snap open between 2am and 3am as if her internal body clock had switched on an alarm. With sleep elusive, Baisden would go downstairs and busy herself with admin and work until the rest of her family woke up.
STDs, drunk driving and quiet quitting: The pandemic's end is revealing an America that's acting out
Remote-work wars, crisis-level traffic deaths and STD infections, do-gooder fatigue, and mental health fears. Welcome to post-pandemic life.
A college student walking in Florida on her first day of classes was struck by lightning that melted her clothes, burned her skin and blew up her smartwatch.
Golden milk has long been a popular choice on the other side of the globe, and now the Western wellness community has caught on and can’t get enough of the eye-catching yellow beverage. So, what kind of strange alchemy goes into the making of golden milk—also known as turmeric milk—and is it really even good for you? Keep reading for the full scoop on golden milk benefits, courtesy of Sarah Steele, registered dietitian nutritionist and metabolic success coach for Signos. (Spoiler: The science sa
- The Hill
Over 60 ready-to-eat meat products sold by one company in Illinois are being recalled due to possible listeria contamination.
- Yahoo Life
Lena Dunham looks back on being body-shamed in her 20s: 'It’s wild to me that THAT was the body everybody critiqued'
The former "Girls" star and director is looking back at her 20s, when she received extensive criticism for her body while suffering with chronic pain.
- The Telegraph
Public concern over the condition of King Charles’s swollen hands and fingers is not new. They drew attention at the funeral of his father, Prince Philip, in April last year and as far back as 1982 the then Prince wrote to a friend that the newborn Prince William had similarly sausage-like fingers.
- In The Know by Yahoo
This alcohol-free best seller is approved by the American Dental Association and keeps your breath fresh for up to 24 hours.
Here’s what experts say about the side effects and safety of simultaneous administration of this year’s flu shot and a bivalent covid booster.
- USA TODAY
Pfizer-BioNTech submitted an application for the FDA to authorize its BA.4/BA.5 bivalent COVID-19 vaccine for kids 5 to 11 at a 10-microgram dose.
"They say you never forget your first love. In my case, Diane was the only girl I ever loved."
- The Conversation
Transgender men and nonbinary people are asked to stop testosterone therapy during pregnancy – but the evidence for this guidance is still murky
Diane Rodríguez and her husband, Zack Elias, are a trans couple in Ecuador. Chichicko/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SAWhen I talk about our research team’s work on pregnancy in transgender people, people often recall Thomas Beatie, a pregnant man who appeared on “Oprah” and in People magazine in 2008. The media focus on Beatie and his pregnancy provoked public fascination that tended to overshadow the everyday lived realities of being pregnant as a trans person. Transgender people, as opposed to cisg
- Miami Herald
A packaging snafu causes Aldi’s
- Yahoo Canada Style
A new study has found artificial sweeteners may be linked to heart disease and the risk of stroke.