Dr. Alison Madden, chief medical officer of St. Joseph Hospital, answers questions about hospital patient capacity, hospital staff pressures and quarantining.
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- Best Life
Even though the world has been dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic for nearly two years, we're still learning about the virus and how it can affect our bodies. One area of understanding that has been particularly difficult to grasp has been the wide range of symptoms the virus can cause and how some can stick around long after recovery. Now, a new study has found that one symptom is having a long-term effect on about half of people who have caught COVID. Read on to see which ailment could be stic
A dry cough is a common symptom of COVID-19, in addition to signs like fever and shortness of breath. Here’s what a dry cough means, and when to see a doctor.
First things first: They’re not.
- Democrat and Chronicle
There's a lot unknow about new variant, including whether it evades vaccines better or causes more severe disease. Here's what we do know.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
It took 17 days and 20 phone calls. But I know I’m lucky.
The husband-and-wife stars of Chrisley Knows Best decided to tackling losing weight together using Nutrisystem's Partner Plan
- Charlotte Observer
The variant — sometimes referred to as “stealth omicron” — was first detected in the U.S. in December.
- The Columbus Dispatch
No amount of logic can convince the staunchly unvaccinated, but the risk and benefit calculus heavily favors vaccination, write two researchers.
Sweden has decided against recommending COVID vaccines for kids aged 5-11, the Health Agency said on Thursday, arguing that the benefits did not outweigh the risks. "With the knowledge we have today, with a low risk for serious disease for kids, we don't see any clear benefit with vaccinating them," Health Agency official Britta Bjorkholm told a news conference. Sweden registered more than 40,000 new cases on Jan. 26, one of the highest daily numbers during the pandemic, despite limited testing.
- The Wrap
McCain says she has been vaccinated, but still contracted the virus
- Eating Well
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- Eat This, Not That!
Visceral fat is a hidden health problem that many people don't know about. It's fat found deep in your abdomen that wraps around your vital organs. Since you can't see or touch it, oftentimes we don't realize we have it, but more than likely it's there. Visceral fat has been linked to serious health issues like stroke, type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer's disease and more. Eat This, Not That! Health talked with experts who revealed the quickest way to get rid of visceral fat and why it's so dangerous. R
“And Just like That …" highlights perimenopausal periods, how irregular, shocking they are. Post-menopausal bleeding can be a sign of cancer.
- HuffPost Life
There are plenty of pain relief options available for the procedure, yet so many who opt for the birth control devices still say their pain is being dismissed.
- LA Times
The new rules, which take effect Tuesday, come as the Omicron surge is flattening after weeks of record-setting infections.
- Yahoo Celebrity
Meghan McCain describes intense battle with COVID-19: 'I am still fearful of the unknown long-term side effects'
Though McCain and husband Ben Domenech are both fully vaccinated, she said that they got “very sick.”
- Yahoo News
The top public health authorities in the Biden administration denounced misinformation about the coronavirus vaccines following an anti-vaccine rally in Washington, D.C., over the weekend and a falsehood-laden segment on Fox News on Tuesday night that has been widely shared on social media.
- The Hill
Denmark's health minister said on Wednesday that the newly identified BA.2 subvariant of the omicron strain of COVID-19 appears to be more contagious than the original BA.1 subvariant, which has become the dominant strain around the world, Reuters reports."There is no evidence that the BA.2 variant causes more disease, but it must be more contagious," Magnus Heunicke said, according to the news service. Denmark's leading infectious diseases...
Lylah Baker was diagnosed with meliodosis, a rare disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, typically found in Northern Australia and Southeast Asia