Prolonged skin-to-skin contact is the most common way that monkeypox is spread. Here’s how University of California infectious disease expert Dr. Peter Chin-Hong broke down risk levels.
A man with monkeypox shared a three-week timeline of his rash with pictures to raise awareness of monkeypox symptoms and how the virus is spreading.
Whatever health woe you’re experiencing—whether it’s a rash or something more serious such as cancer or cognitive decline—Googling your condition will likely lead you to one word: inflammation. While it’s true that high levels of chronic inflammation can lead to health problems, this connection ...
We've all woken up covered in sweat at one point or another, especially on hot summer nights. But, if you’ve tried lowering your air conditioner, removing heavy blankets or adding a fan to your bedroom and you still wake up drenched, you might have night sweats—and it could signal a health issue ...
Yes, there are more infectious diseases popping up these days — experts say there are 7 clear reasons why
Polio, monkeypox, inexplicable liver damage in kids. "It's like all the biblical plagues are coming back, right?" one infectious disease expert said.
"We Know Exactly What's Wrong With You, We Just Aren't Allowed To Tell You": Caretakers And Lifesavers Are Sharing Secrets From Their Jobs
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- Eating Well
Plus, what to eat to support a healthy immune system as we inch closer to flu season.
The Social Security Administration has added 12 new health conditions under its Compassionate Allowances program, meaning people with these conditions now have faster access to Social Security...
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Scientists are working on COVID antibody tests to help people know when their own protection is fading and a booster may be needed.
- The Hill
Story at a glance Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) on Tuesday signed an executive order that bans conversion therapy practices across the state. State agencies under the order are directed to ensure that state funds or other resources are not used to provide, endorse or authorize conversion therapy. Conversion therapy practices have been condemned by…
- The Desert Sun
Palm Springs resident Kyle Wilkins received a Jynneos vaccine then noticed sores and other typical monkeypox symptoms two days later.
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”
- Palm Beach Daily News
Thyroid cancer typically strikes those in their 30s and 40s — but as long it's detected early and proper treatment protocols are taken, it's eminently survivable.
- The Hill
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,…
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In an exclusive interview with "Good Morning America," Amber Escudero-Kontostathis sits down to talk for the first time about being the sole survivor of a lightning strike near the White House earlier this month, on her 28th birthday, and her road to recovery. "I don't remember much of that day at all," Escudero-Kontostathis told "GMA" in her first interview since the incident. On Aug. 4, Escudero-Kontostathis, 28, was canvassing outside the White House for Threshold Giving, a nonprofit organization through the International Rescue Committee that helps refugees, when she and three others took cover underneath a tree at Lafayette Square after it began to rain.
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 ...
- The Hill
Story at a glance A federal judge has ruled that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects transgender people from discrimination. The ruling stems from a 2020 case against the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office after a transgender woman was incarcerated in a men’s facility. The woman, Kesha Williams, argued that her gender dysphoria resulted from…
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Florida court rules parentless 16-year-old must carry pregnancy to term because she is not 'mature' enough to get an abortion
Florida's First District Court of Appeal denied a 16-year-old's request to bypass parental consent laws to get an abortion, even though her guardian is "fine" with it.
- The Telegraph
If you want to eat a healthy breakfast then replace your poached eggs with avocado or raw salmon, a study suggests.
- The Columbus Dispatch
Letters: We need to see the affidavits Why are you painting a vacant house? My beliefs over your 'facts.'
What to know about tirzepatide, the next game-changing medication awaiting FDA approval to treat weight loss
Tirzepatide is a diabetes medication being considered for use to treat obesity and help patients lose weight, like the related drug semaglutide.