There are currently 426 cases of monkeypox in the King County area in Washington state, though health officials are saying that the case rate is steadily declining.
- The AV Club
A couple of weeks back, the internet was abuzz with rumors that those wild and crazy TikTok kids were participating in a viral challenge that involved cooking chicken in NyQuil. As it turned out, nobody was actually doing this and an FDA warning against creating this forbidden bedtime snack was responsible for driving interest toward the “challenge” in the first place.
(Reuters) -Workers at Wyatt Bassett's furniture factory in Virginia use powerful tools to churn out the company's trademark dressers and headboards, so screening new hires for drugs is a no-brainer. Virginia last year fully legalized marijuana — the first state in the South to do so. The upshot is that "being positive for cannabis does not necessarily disqualify you for employment," said Bassett, CEO of Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Co., which has 575 employees.
- The Hill
Story at a glance When you eat can affect how your body processes the food. Some research suggests that eating later in the day could affect weight gain. A study finds that eating more earlier in the day reduces hunger and appetite, which could affect weight. Research suggests that when you eat could affect weight…
Strokes, heart attacks, sudden deaths: Does America understand the long-term risks of catching COVID?
There are early signs that COVID infections and reinfections are leading to more life-threatening conditions, says physician and author Carolyn Barber.
In Thursday's episode of The Kardashians, Kourtney Kardashian said she used to be “stuck on the number” on the scale, but is now "so into" her fuller figure
A couple used IVF to conceive their child because they're both carriers of a rare genetic disease that can be lethal by age 5
After getting tested for Tay-Sachs, the couple decided to go through IVF so they could test the embryos and make sure they didn't have the disease.
A Texas woman says she suffered with unexplainable physical and mental health issues for 10 years — then she got her breast implants removed
Melissa Lima, found out one of her breast implants, which she had for almost 20 years, had mold in it.
Even the best intentions could keep you from reaching your fitness goals, so use this guide to double-check that you aren't sabotaging your own success.
For all the fabulous parts of fall—cozy jackets, gorgeous weather, pumpkin flavored everything—there are some not-so-wonderful things that come standard with autumn. Namely, cold season. Ugh. But while we’ve never particularly liked having a common cold, we’ve been especially on edge about that familiar feeling since the advent of COVID-19. Is our runny nose the product of a cold or COVID? How about that nagging cough? That’s why we checked in with Dr. Phillip Kadaj, MD, FACP, internal medicine
The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an alert against four India-made cough syrups saying they may be responsible for the death of 66 children in the Gambia.
- Consumer Reports
The much-touted antiviral can help reduce symptoms significantly. But it has limitations.By Kevin LoriaFor people at high risk of severe COVID-19, including seniors and those with chronic health ...
Long COVID is not just a health issue — it’s now becoming workforce issue as employers and workers struggle with long-term effects
The number of disabled individuals due to long COVID could potentially be catastrophic for some industries
Valerie Bertinelli Praises Treadmill Workout 12 Years After Running Boston Marathon: 'Gotta Start Somewhere'
“Today is the first day of the rest of my life,” the Food Network star celebrated on social media
A new survey from Pew Research Center found that 69% of Americans believe new COVID-19 variants won’t have a major impact.
- Good Morning America
For the past decade, Kaitlin Preble of Tucson, Arizona, said she has gone to her local pharmacy each month to pick up her daughter's prescription for methotrexate, a drug that is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, among other things. Preble's daughter, Emma Thompson, was diagnosed at age 3 with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, an autoimmune disease that can cause joint pain and inflammation in body parts including the hands, knees and ankles, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now 14, Emma relies on methotrexate and a combination of other medications to be able to do basic functions like walking, brushing her hair and attending school in-person, according to Preble.
- The State
Congressman Ralph Norman and Candace Carroll of conservative think-tank Americans for Prosperity write that federal and South Carolina laws are “are costing people their lives. Both need to be repealed.” | Opinion
- CBS News
The shift comes as federal health officials are bracing for a renewed wave of COVID-19 infections this fall and winter.
Experts explain what prebiotics are, how they differ from probiotics, and what prebiotic foods you should incorporate into your diet.
- Yahoo Canada Style
Kim MacDonald spoke to Yahoo Canada about her breast cancer journey.
This couple is trying to ban the practice of “conversion therapy”