KPIX 5's Anne Makovec sits down with Dr. Malathi Srinivasan from Stanford Health Care. They discuss the newest COVID vaccine and how effective our booster shots are.
No. 1: Those who've had repeat COVID infections, regardless of severity.
- USA TODAY
Jace Ward had 1 goal when he died of a brain tumor a year ago: to make the path easier for others. A year later, his mother still pursues that dream.
- The Hill
Infectious disease experts and public health advocates are warning that the Biden administration has been too slow to respond to the monkeypox outbreak and that the U.S. is at risk of losing control of the disease. The response to monkeypox is mirroring the worst parts of the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, they say,…
- USA TODAY
In order to bring more awareness and understanding to monkeypox, we spoke to people who either experienced it or got vaccinated against it.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“I will not know a single day of peace until I can govern my own body ... in the state I once loved.”
Health authorities across Canada have cut the hours of hospital emergency departments and urgent care clinics in recent weeks, a move that in some cases may extend through the summer, due to a surge in patients and staff shortages. The situation, clinicians say, is tied to a resurgence of viral infections such as COVID-19 among adults and children and a push by others to seek care delayed by the pandemic, and exacerbated by the high number of healthcare workers who are sick or burned out. The strain has led to scenes of clogged hospital hallways and overflowing clinic waiting rooms, hours-long waits for inpatient care and occupancy rates of more than 100% at children's hospitals.
A 10-year-old was forced to cross state lines for an abortion after Ohio's ban went into place. The Indiana doctor who helped her will soon be unable to assist others.
As Ohio outlawed abortions after six weeks, doctors in neighboring Indiana described an influx of patients from out-of-state seeking the procedure, including a pregnant 10-year-old.
- Country Living
A new study had participants attempt a 10-second one-legged balance test. 20% were unable to complete the task, which indicated their overall health.
"There is a fraught history of centuries of women’s bodies mocked, minimized, disparaged, or even ignored."
- Eating Well
These summery sides feature plenty of veggies, which deliver potassium, a key nutrient that helps keep blood-pressure in check. Plus, they're lower in saturated fat and sodium—two nutrients people with high blood pressure need to be aware of. Recipes like our Fresh Sweet Corn Salad and Air Fryer Eggplant are perfect to pair with a healthy high-blood pressure dinner.
- Akron Beacon Journal
This month's Healthy Actions column looks at healthy sleep habits and sleep disorders.
Residents of the vast majority of California’s 58 counties should be wearing masks, according to the CDC. That’s because 40 of those counties are now designated communities with “High” Covid levels. Less than one month ago, the number was 13. The decision to return to mandated face coverings is not up to the CDC, however, […]
I've been weight lifting for 5 years. Here are 6 things about getting fit I wish I'd known at the start
I learned exercise is overrated for fat loss, lifting doesn't make you "bulky," and "toning" is a myth.
- E! News
After Travis Barker was rushed to a hospital on June 28, the Blink-182 rocker shared an update on his health in a message penned to fans.
- E! News
Kourtney Kardashian broke her silence about her husband Travis Barker's recent hospitalization for pancreatitis. Read her message to fans.
- Good Morning America
A teenage girl who survived a shark attack at a Florida beach recounted that her first instinct was to punch the fish in the nose. The teen was scalloping in water approximately 5 feet deep near Grassy Island, just of Keaton Beach, when she was bitten by the shark, according to the Taylor County Sheriff's Office. Addison's brother, Rhett Willingham, a firefighter and emergency medical technician, raced to help her.
- Harper's Bazaar
The drummer says he is "currently much better" after being rushed to the hospital for "life-threatening" pancreatitis.
Alabama officials are using the overturning of Roe v. Wade to argue that the state should also be able to ban gender-affirming medical care
A brief from the Alabama Attorney General's office argued that gender-affirming care was also not "deeply rooted in our history or traditions."
- The Daily Beast
Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily BeastA few days before the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last month, a woman who described herself as an anti-abortion activist showed up in the waiting room of Dr. Marissa Lapedis, a family-medicine doctor who performs the procedure in Atlanta.But she wasn’t there to protest—she had an appointment.“She talked about being in marches, and said she had spent a lot of time volunteering in crisis pregnancy centers—you know, showing patients the ult
- The Columbus Dispatch
After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, it's left some in Ohio to travel outside the state for an abortion. Among them is a 10-year-old girl.