New omicron variants are again driving hospital admissions and deaths higher in recent weeks, causing states and cities to rethink their responses to COVID-19 and the White House to step up efforts to alert the public.
- Women's Health
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.
- BuzzFeed News
We spoke to experts to better understand how monkeypox spreads, what activities are riskiest at this time, and how to avoid infection as cases rise globally.View Entire Post ›
- The Hill
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…
- Eating Well
Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid May Help Reverse Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, New Research Suggests—Here Are 4 Foods That Deliver Both
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- Good Housekeeping
How to know what a faint line on your at-home COVID test means, including how sick you are, how contagious you may be, and what to do next.
As the virus known as monkeypox continues to spread across the nation, experts are advising Americans how to stay safe. […] The post Studies show monkeypox transmitted three ways. Experts rate risk levels as high, medium, lower appeared first on TheGrio.
- LA Times
Health officials recommend that anyone infected with the coronavirus isolate for at least 5 days — but for many, that timeline may be overly optimistic.
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.
Wondering which fruit is the healthiest in terms of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants? Not all fruit is created equal—some fruits offer a bit "more" in terms of nutrients, sugar, fiber and other aspects that can help your gut and overall health. We asked the experts what fruits are the ...
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“Hospitals are again struggling to find beds for inpatients,” a hospital official said. “It’s difficult to provide care for all those who need it.”
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Is your rash a symptom of chickenpox, shingles or monkeypox? How to tell as virus spreads in Florida
If you have a new or unexplained rash, here's what you should know as monkeypox cases rise in Florida.
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.
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"It’s exciting when our nutrition studies align with what we know as common sense," said Lynetta Smith, a clinical dietitian with Citizens Memorial Healthcare in Bolivar.
- The Hill
Story at a glance A lawsuit from Texas is trying to change the way the Affordable Care Act (ACA) forces health insurers to cover certain preventative care services. It specifically takes issue with health plans paying for birth control, HIV medication and testing for sexually transmitted diseases. If the lawsuit prevails, millions of Americans could…
Juice is a staple for many children. Parents often think that it is a healthier alternative to sodas or other sugary drinks. But scientists say that over time, small amounts of lead found in juice can lead to significant developmental issues.
- The Conversation
How does monkeypox spread? An epidemiologist explains why it isn't an STI and what counts as close contact
Vaccination can help reduce the risk of monkeypox infection. Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty ImagesMonkeypox is caused by a virus that, despite periodic outbreaks, is not thought to spread easily from person to person and historically has not spurred long chains of transmission within communities. Now, many researchers are left scratching their heads as to why monkeypox seems to be propagating so readily and unconventionally in the current global outbreak. The monkeypox virus typically spreads throu
Social media personality Lauren Giraldo lost weight with her viral treadmill workout. A sports medicine doctor weighs in on how to try it safely.
- The Daily Beast
MR.Cole_Photographer via GettyA group of Boston researchers have designed a postcard-sized test that can detect both a SARS-CoV-2 infection and the presence of antibodies as a result of recent infection—providing a two-in-one punch that can both diagnose active COVID cases (including specifying which variant is responsible), as well as how well protected someone might be from future infections, thanks to antibody levels. The researchers hope their new portable device, which tests a patient’s sal
- Charlotte Observer
Wearing a mask can help prevent monkeypox transmission, according to an infectious disease expert.