COVID vaccines are now available for children as young as six months old. It's another major step being taken in the coronavirus pandemic. Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida answers your questions about getting young kids the vaccine.
Twin Omicron subvariants have taken over the U.S., but they’re not quite identical. One is ‘the worst version of the virus we’ve seen’
“The Omicron subvariant BA.5 is the worst version of the virus that we’ve seen,” Dr. Eric Topol, a professor of molecular medicine at Scripps Research and founder and director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, blogged Monday in anticipation of the viral coup.
- USA TODAY Opinion
Indifference makes this whole ordeal harder for everyone. Without community norms, doing the right thing can make you feel rather foolish.
It may seem to go on forever, but the hacking will eventually stop. Here’s how to get rid of your lingering cough, plus when to see a doctor about it.
Matt Ford took to social media to share his story.
Epstein-Barr may play a role in some long COVID; coronavirus can impair blood sugar processing by organs
More than 90% of adults have been infected with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Among 280 patients with SARS-CoV-2 infections, including 208 with long COVID, researchers found that at four months after diagnosis, fatigue and problems with thinking and reasoning were more common in study participants with immune cells in their blood showing signs of recent EBV reactivation.
Monkeypox reported in 26 states. Here’s info on vaccine side effects and who should consider getting the shot
Fresh off the heels of one devastating pandemic, health officials in the United States are warning that while the threat […] The post Monkeypox reported in 26 states. Here’s info on vaccine side effects and who should consider getting the shot appeared first on TheGrio.
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The Blink-182 drummer was taken by ambulance to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for an undisclosed medical issue. Travis Barker Hospitalized in Los Angeles Alex Young
"I've learned more about my own specific health challenges and growth than I have probably in decades before that," the General Hospital actor tells PEOPLE of his current health update on Friday
The Blink-182 drummer tweeted Tuesday morning "God save me."
Whether you like sweet cherries or tart cherries, experts break down the health benefits of cherries and how to incorporate more into your diet this summer.
Rich New Yorkers are getting bladder surgery and Botox to avoid bathroom breaks on the drive to the Hamptons
Worsened traffic to the Hamptons makes it hard to drive from NYC without a bathroom break. Some are seeking bladder surgery to solve the problem.
- Charlotte Observer
Although a high number of monkeypox cases have been attributed to close physical contact, there are other methods of transmission.
J Matthias Ford took to social media to share the ordeal of his battle with Monkeypox.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettySorry, pot heads. We’ve got bad news: Your weed smoking habit might just land you in the emergency room—or at least make you more likely to.In a new study published today in the journal BMJ Open Respiratory Research, Canadian researchers found weed smokers visited the emergency room or were hospitalized 22 percent more than those who didn’t use cannabis. Researchers say that the findings push back against commonly held notions that cannabis is a “safer”
Eating more protein while dieting helps maintain lean muscle during weight loss and encourages healthier eating, study suggests
Adding more protein like chicken to a weight loss diet may make you more likely to maintain muscle, eat more veggies and less sugar, a study suggests.
- Detroit Free Press
BHSH System released an update Saturday night stating it will continue its practice of providing abortions when medically necessary.
- Miami Herald
What is the COVID-19 situation like in Florida?
- Footwear News
Despite the surge in almost-immediate commitments from various companies, many of these benefits were likely already in place.
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Gynecologist reveals things that actually 'cancel out' birth control pills: 'I'm here to break it down'
Some TikTok users claim certain supplements or foods make birth control ineffective. But is it actually true?
- The Telegraph
Arthritis symptoms can be helped by positive thinking, Lancet research has suggested.