Los Angeles County Public Health officials announced the first presumptive cause of monkeypox infection in the county Thursday morning. Rachel Kim reports.
Twin Omicron subvariants have taken over the U.S., but they’re not quite identical. One is ‘the worst version of the virus we’ve seen’
“The Omicron subvariant BA.5 is the worst version of the virus that we’ve seen,” Dr. Eric Topol, a professor of molecular medicine at Scripps Research and founder and director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, blogged Monday in anticipation of the viral coup.
Mono mono twins are very rare. One mom shared a her success story after finding out she was pregnant with mono mono twins.
- Women's Health
'Mad Men' star January Jones posted a photo in her underwear showing off her super sculpted abs and long, nude legs post knee surgery. She does Lagree workouts.
- USA TODAY Sports
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow shared an Instagram post that read, "I'm pro-life. Their lives. Women's lives."
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettySorry, pot heads. We’ve got bad news: Your weed smoking habit might just land you in the emergency room—or at least make you more likely to.In a new study published today in the journal BMJ Open Respiratory Research, Canadian researchers found weed smokers visited the emergency room or were hospitalized 22 percent more than those who didn’t use cannabis. Researchers say that the findings push back against commonly held notions that cannabis is a “safer”
- Business Insider
Since the Roe ruling a gynecology clinic in Texas has received increased requests for permanent sterilization: 'I sense that they're scared'
After the Women's Health Domain closed Friday for the weekend, it got more than 100 new patient requests, most requesting permanent sterilization.
- Detroit Free Press
BHSH System released an update Saturday night stating it will continue its practice of providing abortions when medically necessary.
Monkeypox reported in 26 states. Here’s info on vaccine side effects and who should consider getting the shot
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Want to start walking for weight loss or other health benefits? Here's how five people did it — and lost weight, boosted mood and energy and reduced pain.
"He would tell us about conservative public figures who would thank him because he’d discreetly helped them."
Epstein-Barr may play a role in some long COVID; coronavirus can impair blood sugar processing by organs
More than 90% of adults have been infected with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Among 280 patients with SARS-CoV-2 infections, including 208 with long COVID, researchers found that at four months after diagnosis, fatigue and problems with thinking and reasoning were more common in study participants with immune cells in their blood showing signs of recent EBV reactivation.
"Our choice was, and remains, controversial. But it shouldn’t be."
- The Telegraph
Arthritis symptoms can be helped by positive thinking, Lancet research has suggested.
- The Hill
Story at a glance Cannabis users were 22 percent more likely than those who don’t use to land in the emergency room or become hospitalized for any reason, suggesting use of the drug may be associated with negative health outcomes. Bodily injury was the top reason for emergency department visits and hospitalizations among marijuana users, while…
- The Conversation
Should you get a COVID-19 booster shot now or wait until fall? Two immunologists help weigh the options
Clinical studies show that mixing and matching booster vaccines can lead to a more robust immune response. SDI Productions/E+ via Getty ImagesWhile COVID-19 vaccines continue to be highly effective at preventing hospitalization and death, it has become clear that the protection offered by the current vaccines wanes over time. This necessitates the use of booster shots that are safe and effective in enhancing the immune response against the virus and extending protection. But when to get a first
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Texas abortion clinic staff describe how patients screamed, cried, and 'begged for help' when Roe v. Wade was overturned: report
Staff at a clinic in San Antonio said they had to inform dozens of distraught people that they wouldn't be able to proceed with their abortions.
"I've learned more about my own specific health challenges and growth than I have probably in decades before that," the General Hospital actor tells PEOPLE of his current health update on Friday
Building healthy habits can extend your life. These expert tips make it a little easier to create a healthy lifestyle that lasts.
- The Newport Daily News
Is your thinking less sharp and your memory muddier today than it was before you got COVID-19? If so, you are not alone.
Mark Cuban’s online pharmacy is offering steep discounts on birth control and Plan B–like drugs as people stock up after Roe is overruled
Cuban’s online pharmacy, which launched in January 2022, sells 14 different birth control and emergency contraceptive options for markedly lower costs than retailers.