The World Health Organization declared monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern as nearly 17,000 cases have been reported globally. NBC News medical contributor Dr. Uche Blackstock explains what action will follow the declaration and whether the U.S. will declare its own national public health emergency.
Sandra Lee Says She's Taking a 'Solo Health Week' at Special Clinic in Germany: 'Can't Hurt to Triple Check'
Sandra Lee announced on Instagram that she’s visiting Baden-Baden, Germany, to see “the most advanced medicine and medical practitioners in the world”
From the comfort food to sports culture, there are things I miss about my home in Ohio that I haven't been able to find in the northern state.
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When it comes to losing weight, many of us think about what to eat rather than when to eat. But does the timing of your meals matter? New research suggests that it does, in fact, make a difference. In the study, researchers examined 90 people with obesity to see whether practicing time-restricted ...
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If you want to eat a healthy breakfast then replace your poached eggs with avocado or raw salmon, a study suggests.
Television personality Jonathan Van Ness argues that the U.S. monkeypox response has been shamefully inadequate.
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Palm Springs resident Kyle Wilkins received a Jynneos vaccine then noticed sores and other typical monkeypox symptoms two days later.
It seems like all my friends got COVID this summer, and many think they got it on a plane. But that’s as anecdotal as data gets. What does, you know,…
Currently, if a patient needs anesthesia to have a tooth pulled or for oral surgery, a dentist can administer sedation or general anesthesia and perform the procedure at the same time.
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The science-based perks of one of the most nutritious plants in the world, including boosting energy, cognition, sex drive and mood, plus balancing blood sugar.
‘I don’t have many people visiting me’—You may be surprised to learn that your neighbor is going hungry
Many middle-class and affluent people are unaware that some of their neighbors, including millions of older adults, grapple with food insecurity
Bodybuilder Fernando Torraca, known on TikTok as "The King of Diet," says he eats 100 eggs a day, but only the whites. The comments aren't happy about it.
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We just made menu planning a little easier by gathering a month's worth of healthy dinners that will help you meet your nutritional goals. These recipes incorporate a variety of food groups, from veggies and whole grains to legumes and seafood, so they fit well with the Mediterranean diet, one of the healthiest eating patterns around. And with complex carbs and lower counts of sodium and saturated fats, these dinners can be enjoyed by those following a diabetes-friendly eating pattern.
Currently, Novavax (NVAX) has only one marketed product in its portfolio, its protein-based COVID-19 vaccine. However, it is lagging in competition behind mRNA-based vaccines.
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As monkeypox continues to spread across the U.S., the number of children infected with the virus is growing as well. At least six children have tested positive for monkeypox since July, including a child in Maine and two each in Indiana and California. Children under the age of 8 are among those whom the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers at "increased risk" for developing more severe illness if infected with monkeypox, along with pregnant people, people who are immunocompromised and those who have a history of atopic dermatitis or eczema.
Most who contract the virus experience no symptoms, aiding its stealthy spread.
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A medical journal has published evidence of the first suspected case of human-to-pet transmission of the monkeypox virus. A dog living with two men in France who were infected with the virus began exhibiting symptoms 12 days after they did, according to The Lancet. The 4-year-old male Italian greyhound, which had no previous medical disorders,…
"When an outbreak affects mainly men who have sex with men, some portion of our elected legislators will have no incentive to act," Jonathan Van Ness wrote in an essay for TIME
I'm an American raising my child in Ireland. I don't want to move back to the US because I feel safer here.
The author shares how she's never had to pay for medical care for herself or her son, and that she doesn't have to worry about school shootings.
There's a Fascinating Connection That Might Exist Between Vasectomies and Depression—Here's What to Know About It
Prior to getting a vasectomy, chances are you have many different questions regarding what to expect: Is it a painful procedure? How long is post-op recovery? Are there any side effects? While many people are primarily concerned with the physical aftermath, it’s also important to take mental ...