The State of Colorado hopes a federal emergency declaration on a monkeypox outbreak will mean more testing and vaccine supply will soon arrive to help keep cases low.
The study, which was recently published in the journal “Scientific Reports,” found that gait patterns among Japanese children aged 6 to 12 vary from those in other developed countries. Age related variations in lower limb movements while walking were studied by scientists from Nagoya University in Japan. For Japanese children in the 11-12 year age group, the number of steps performed each minute was higher than those in the 6-8 year age group.
Actress Anne Heche has died. The 53-year-old actress was in a devastating car accident on Friday, August 5, that left her in a coma. Her family had issued a statement shortly before her death to inform the public that the “Six Days, Seven Nights” actress was not expected to survive after experiencing a catastrophic brain injury caused […]
- Tri-City Herald
CDC revises COVID community ratings for Tri-Cities area.
- The State
COVID-19 is still being detected in relatively high levels across South Carolina. Here are the counties the CDC recommends should use masks more.
Brian Bonds was one of the first reported cases of MPV in Nevada — and hopes speaking out will help reduce its stigma.
- Business Insider
Rainwater is no longer safe to drink anywhere on Earth, due to 'forever chemicals' linked to cancer, study suggests
PFAS are nicknamed "forever chemicals" because they last so long without breaking down. That's made them pervasive in rainwater and soils.
- Yahoo Finance
The Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v Wade triggered a wave of outrage from pro-choice groups as states moved quickly to criminalize abortion. Now, investors are taking action with their dollars, deploying capital to support women’s health startups.
- Miami Herald
“This is one of the most dangerous trends I’ve heard of,” one doctor told media outlets.
Experts share their advice about isolation, masking and more if you're still testing positive late into a COVID-19 infection.
The latest guidance aligns with the recommendations set for those who are up to date on their COVID-19 vaccines
Losing weight is one thing, but keeping it off is a bigger challenge. Here's how to choose a diet plan that will work for you.
- BuzzFeed News
People Are Texting Their Parents To See If They Were Vaccinated Against Polio Because We All Don't Have Enough To Deal With Already
"The internet’s hottest trend is texting your mom if you got the polio vaccine."View Entire Post ›
- Yahoo Life
Tia Mowry shares pregnancy photos as she reflects on the 'fear' and 'isolation' of endometriosis diagnosis
The "Sister, Sister" star has been open about her battle with endometriosis.
A 29-year-old woman found a mark on her head and was diagnosed with a fungal infection. It turned out to be invasive skin cancer.
Sarah Lee said the melanoma was a "terrifying surprise" — she didn't use sunbeds, wore SPF 30, and grew up in Wales where "it almost always rains."
Do you need a polio vaccine booster? Probably not — but those who do 'should rush to get shots' if they're in NYC, one expert says
New York City urged people to get a polio vaccine if they need it. Insider asked two experts who needs it, who doesn't, and how to get it.
What are the symptoms of skin cancer? Colorado meteorologist Kathy Sabine was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, shared scar photos.
8 celebrities who had polio and described their experiences, from paralysis to having their belongings burned
Singers Neil Young and Joni Mitchell and actors Mia Farrow and Donald Sutherland are among the many famous folks who grew up in the era of polio.
New research found a two-minute walk 60 to 90 minutes after a meal can lower blood sugar and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
- The Conversation
The appearance of hives can vary with skin color. BSIP/UIG Via Getty ImagesEvery year, about 20% of Americans will get hives – those itchy, red bumps or welts that can appear after a day in the garden, taking medication, being bitten by a bug or for no apparent reason at all. Patricia A. MacCulloch is a nurse practitioner and professor of nursing who teaches about hives, among many other things. She offers some insight into this annoying condition that can sometimes be a sign of a life-threateni
If you’re among the hundreds of thousands—possibly more—who have seen one of these commercials about Medicare and the latest bill in Congress, I’ve got some bad news, some good news, and a puzzle for you. The good news is that nobody is “stripping $300 billion from Medicare” by any calculation that would make sense to you or anyone you know. The puzzle is in two parts: Who, exactly, is the “American Prosperity Alliance,” the mysterious front organization behind the commercial?