People are lining up for monkeypox vaccines as health officials in San Francisco warn they could soon run out of supply. California declared a state of emergency, joining New York and Illinois. Nikki Battiste takes a look.
A graphic photo shows a severe monkeypox patient's crusted, discolored nose, taken days after a red pimple was misdiagnosed as sunburn
The unnamed man in his forties had a weakened immune system from an undiagnosed and untreated HIV infection that had progressed to AIDS.
The causes of leg cramps at night can range from nutrient deficiency to tough workouts. Here, experts break down how to prevent and get rid of leg cramps.
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.
A 29-year-old woman with a lump in her breast said she was refused a mammogram because she was too young. She now has stage 4 cancer.
Philecia La'Bounty first felt a lump when adjusting her sports bra. It grew eight centimeters in eight months. She says she'll be on "chemo for life."
Statement Highlights: A “state of the science” review details the most reported symptoms of 6 cardiovascular diseases (CVDs): heart attack, heart failure, valve disease, stroke, heart rhythm disorders, and peripheral artery and vein disease (PAD and...
- LA Times
Health officials stress that at-home tests are a vital and accurate way of tracking COVID-19 infections but an initial negative test doesn't mean people are out of the woods.
A dozen men with no monkeypox symptoms tested positive for the virus, raising questions about asymptomatic spread
A new French study reveals it's possible to test positive for monkeypox without showing any symptoms.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the chief medical advisor to President Joe Biden, is encouraging Black Americans to get the updated booster […] The post Dr. Fauci encourages Black Americans to get soon-to-come updated booster amid COVID-19 surge appeared first on TheGrio.
- BuzzFeed News
The CDC recently relaxed its COVID guidelines involving quarantines, screening tests, and social distancing. That’s a terrible idea, some experts say, given that over 400 people die from the disease every day.View Entire Post ›
- Women's Health
Butt acne, or buttne, is especially common in active women. Here, dermatologists explain why this happens and how to treat and prevent butt breakouts.
We don't have all the data yet–but dozens of studies around the world have shown a link between Long COVID and impotence.
Research found dietary salt substitutes can lower the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death from cardiovascular disease, and can lower high blood pressure.
Monkeypox breakthrough infections are real. ‘This vaccine will not be a silver bullet,’ WHO officials say
It was not immediately clear whether the administration of smaller doses of vaccine intradermally in the U.S. would increase the risk of breakthrough cases.
- The Hill
White House coronavirus response coordinator Ashish Jha said Wednesday evening that updated COVID-19 vaccines are expected to be available in “a few short weeks” for everyone over the age of 12. “The vaccines that are coming in a few short weeks are specifically designed for the virus that’s out there, and I believe it’s…
Health officials are working to figure out the source an E. coli outbreak that has sickened dozens of people in Ohio and Michigan. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Wednesday that 29 people have been infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157. According to the CDC, 14 people in Ohio and 15 people in Michigan have been infected.
Since the onset of the pandemic, millions of Americans have contracted COVID-19, and many have recovered. But nearly one in five adults are experiencing symptoms months after infection, in what is being called Long COVID. While many people who contracted the virus had mild to moderate cold or flu-like symptoms, others have developed cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, […]
- NBC News
NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel announced Thursday that his son Henry, 6, has died. “Our beloved son Henry passed away.
A person who went swimming in Missouri died after contracting a brain-eating amoeba, as did a child who swam in Nebraska. Here are the signs to spot.
- Raleigh News and Observer
Monkeypox is similar to the flu and can infect anyone, but it’s rarely fatal, health officials say.
- The Hill
Story at a glance Researchers conducted a four-week training study where three groups performed an arm resistance exercise to compare changes in muscle strength and thickness. The groups performed “maximal voluntary eccentric bicep contractions” on a machine that measures muscle strength in each muscle contraction. The group that performed six contractions five days each week…