Johns Hopkins doctor explains how monkeypox spreads, how to prevent it
A man with monkeypox shared a three-week timeline of his rash with pictures to raise awareness of monkeypox symptoms and how the virus is spreading.
- 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.
We've all woken up covered in sweat at one point or another, especially on hot summer nights. But, if you’ve tried lowering your air conditioner, removing heavy blankets or adding a fan to your bedroom and you still wake up drenched, you might have night sweats—and it could signal a health issue ...
"We Know Exactly What's Wrong With You, We Just Aren't Allowed To Tell You": Caretakers And Lifesavers Are Sharing Secrets From Their Jobs
"I got my qualification for designing and manufacturing bone level implants by watching 30 minutes of Youtube videos."View Entire Post ›
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.
- Eating Well
Plus, what to eat to support a healthy immune system as we inch closer to flu season.
- 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 ›
The Social Security Administration has added 12 new health conditions under its Compassionate Allowances program, meaning people with these conditions now have faster access to Social Security...
For years, you were a member of the pack-a-day club, enjoying a quick puff in the parking lot before work, another drag on your lunch break, then chilling out with a leisurely smoke on your way home from the office. Or perhaps it was just a casual smoke to relax with friends on the weekends. But ...
- The Hill
Story at a glance Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) on Tuesday signed an executive order that bans conversion therapy practices across the state. State agencies under the order are directed to ensure that state funds or other resources are not used to provide, endorse or authorize conversion therapy. Conversion therapy practices have been condemned by…
- 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…
Moderna has a new COVID-19 booster vaccine that targets Omicron and protects against both the original virus and Omicron strains. It was just authorized by officials in the U.K.
- USA TODAY
Scientists are working on COVID antibody tests to help people know when their own protection is fading and a booster may be needed.
- Women's Health
Denise Austin, 65, shared a squat workout for people over 50, explaining how she tones her legs and glutes in the recent Instagram video.
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.
- Good Housekeeping
Can walking help you lose weight? It sure can! Our experts share ways that you can burn fat and answer what the best time for walking to lose weight really is.
- HuffPost Life
Research suggests there's an ideal amount of physical activity that helps you live longer.
- ABC News
Newly updated COVID-19 boosters tailored to target a dominant strain of the virus will be available in the next three weeks or so, assuming the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention work through their processes for authorization as expected, White House COVID coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha's predicted on Tuesday. In late June, the FDA directed Moderna and Pfizer to make vaccines for the upcoming winter that targeted the more contagious BA.5 omicron subvariant, along with the original COVID strain.
- The Columbus Dispatch
Letters: We need to see the affidavits Why are you painting a vacant house? My beliefs over your 'facts.'
What to know about tirzepatide, the next game-changing medication awaiting FDA approval to treat weight loss
Tirzepatide is a diabetes medication being considered for use to treat obesity and help patients lose weight, like the related drug semaglutide.