Los Angeles County on Friday reported its first case this year of a person dying from West Nile virus.
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Former US president Bill Clinton has been admitted to hospital for complications reportedly relating to a urinary tract infection (UTI), but what does that mean for him and others like him?
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LONG BEACH, California — Crane operators who belong to a powerful union and earn up to $250,000 a year transferring containers from ships to trucks are worsening the supply chain crisis that threatens Christmas by goofing off on the job, frustrated truckers told the Washington Examiner.
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Amanda Shoultz said she spent most of the past year trying to lose weight after noticing that her stomach kept getting bigger. When Shoultz, of Dallas, Texas, went to her annual checkup with her primary care physician in February, she said she was shocked at the number she saw on the scale. "I remember telling her, 'The next time you see me I'm going to be 10 pounds lighter,'" said Shoultz.
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Content creator Mia Khalifa on how she reclaimed her power after leaving the adult film industry.
'Sweet' 11-Year-Old Boy Battling Deadly Brain Cancer: 'His Tumor Is So Rare, It's Inoperable' Dad Says
Silas Kurtz was diagnosed with a rare brain cancer over the summer after he began experiencing weakness in his left hand
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Breast cancer patients say 'cold capping' saved their hair. What is it and why aren't more people doing it?
Scalp cooling therapy is available to all cancer patients except those battling certain blood-related cancers, but many don’t know the option exists.
- The Daily Beast
Municipality of Anchorage/The Daily BeastA Republican lawmaker in Alaska reportedly harassed hospital officials to administer the anti-parasitic drug ivermectin to a COVID-19 patient—and even claimed to have power to make medical decisions for the patient— before the man died on Wednesday.William Topel, a well-known figure in Anchorage’s conservative circles, had been a frequent opponent of public health measures intended to curb the pandemic and regularly showed up at Anchorage Assembly meeting
- Rolling Stone
Hint: A lot more likely
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Phthalates, also found in consumer goods, may contribute to loss of life among older Americans costing US $40-47bn a year Phthalates are found in common products. In the US, three types have been restricted or banned in toys, but are less restricted in cosmetics and food packaging materials. Photograph: Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images The group of chemicals called phthalates, also known as plasticizers, may contribute to the early deaths of 91,000 to 107,000 older adults in the US each year, acco
"There's no possible way as a parent to prepare yourself," Mandy Roberts, the teen's mom, said
Alaska state Sen. Lora Reinbold said on Facebook she was "taking lots of vitamins" in the wake of her positive diagnosis
Known for being a superstar source of selenium, Brazil nuts are also bursting with beneficial nutrients that can promote heart health, strengthen your bones, and so much more.
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A portion of the Capital City Freeway has been shut down in both directions in Sacramento County Friday morning as authorities respond to a person suffering from a mental health crisis. Officials with the California Highway Patrol’s North Sacramento division and Sacramento police are talking to the person, CHP said.
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- Women's Health
A dermatologist explains what distinguishes fungal acne, caused by an overgrowth of yeast, from traditional acne—and how you can get rid of it effectively.
- The Week
What pandemic experts are predicting for the U.S. this winter
- Business Insider
The most common side effects to expect after your Moderna booster: headache, fatigue, and pain at the injection site
Overall, side effects from a half-strength third dose of Moderna's vaccine were similar to a second dose. Younger people recorded more side effects.
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Don't assume that a runny nose, headache, or sore throat is just a cold - get a COVID-19 test to avoid spreading the coronavirus, experts say
Trying to self-diagnose a cold, rather than COVID-19, is a "sure fire way to send COVID-19 case rates soaring again," one expert said.
The treatment may sound like it's all pain and no gain, but microneedling for hair loss does come with a few benefits.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday released its official public health guidance for the 2021 holiday season, offering up mostly general advice on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19. For young children who aren't yet eligible for the vaccine, the CDC suggests reducing risk of exposure by making sure the people around them are vaccinated. The CDC also recommends that people continue to wear masks indoors in public spaces.