Authorities evacuated 10 patients and two staff members from a flooded senior care facility Sunday. No patients were injured.
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 […]
- 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 Life
Napping has its benefits, but sleep experts say naps aren't a good fit for everyone. Here's why.
- 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.
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.
'Wait it out and suffer': Isolated and out of work, a Georgia mother used social media to document her monkeypox journey — and fight back against misinformation
Camille Seaton said that she is in the process of healing, but she currently has trouble hearing out of her right ear due to a monkeypox lesion.
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.
An employee of UPMC Children’s Hospital has been diagnosed with monkeypox, UPMC said on Friday.
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.
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.
- USA TODAY Opinion
Abortion was not consistent with my values. But the 'pro-life' movement did not offer me any assistance when I raised my child.
- Fresno Bee
Volunteers from Fresno to Gilroy help not only save Roxy but help her deliver a litter of puppies.
- Motley Fool
Now it's hardly a secret that medical costs tend to increase with age. Not only does Medicare not pick up the tab for common services like eye exams and dental care, but it also won't cover a major expense that can wreak havoc on seniors' finances -- long-term care. Last year, the annual national median cost for an assisted living facility was $54,000, according to Genworth.
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Wastewater is trying to tell us something about the future of COVID, polio, monkeypox, and the next epidemic to come
The method of community disease monitoring that has proved so useful during the COVID-19 pandemic is now coming in clutch in the global monkeypox outbreak, in addition to flagging potential polio epidemics. What else is it capable of?