Stacy Perez never dresses for the weather. Her only concern is protecting her body from ultraviolet light, even on hot and humid days.
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...
- 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.
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.
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 ...
- Women's Health
Butt acne, or buttne, is especially common in active women. Here, dermatologists explain why this happens and how to treat and prevent butt breakouts.
- Palm Beach Daily News
Thyroid cancer typically strikes those in their 30s and 40s — but as long it's detected early and proper treatment protocols are taken, it's eminently survivable.
- 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.
Dr. Biden began to develop cold-like symptoms Monday evening, nearly a month after the president first tested positive for COVID-19
- The Hill
A medical journal has published evidence of the first suspected case of human-to-pet transmission of the monkeypox virus. A dog living with two men in France who were infected with the virus began exhibiting symptoms 12 days after they did, according to The Lancet. The 4-year-old male Italian greyhound, which had no previous medical disorders,…
- USA TODAY
Specialists say migraines should be viewed as a public health problem, but people are quick to dismiss it. Here's what to know about them.
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.
- The Conversation
Bacteria can team up with viruses to cause coinfections. Erlon Silva - TRI Digital/Moment via Getty ImagesThe 1918 influenza pandemic resulted in the loss of over 3% of the world’s population – at least 50 million people. But it wasn’t the flu virus that caused the majority of these deaths. An analysis of lung samples collected during that flu pandemic indicated that most of the deaths were likely due to bacterial pneumonia, which ran rampant in the absence of antibiotics. Even in more recent hi
- ABC News Videos
Health officials said an eighth child has tested positive for monkeypox in the U.S. as researchers in France report the virus has spread to a dog and the CDC updates its guidance.
- Beaver County Times
Pennsylvania now has about 300 monkeypox cases, and more than 11,700 in nation.
Research Highlights: In a small study in Taiwan, motion analysis of video recorded on a smartphone accurately identified narrowed neck arteries in adults, which are a risk factor for stroke. The smartphone video motion analysis technology may be an...
- Miami Herald
A child younger than 5 has tested positive for monkeypox in Florida, state data show.
We don't have all the data yet–but dozens of studies around the world have shown a link between Long COVID and impotence.
- 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 Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run crash that left a 13-year-old girl critically injured in Sarasota on Tuesday afternoon. https://www.abcactionnews.com/news/region-sarasota-manatee/fhp-child-critically-injured-after-hit-and-run-in-sarasota
- The Hill
Story at a glance A new analysis finds Washington, Massachusetts, Utah and Vermont are the healthiest states in the nation. In contrast, states concentrated in the southeastern region of the U.S. largely have the worst health outcomes. Findings highlight the strong association between social determinants of health and health outcomes. A new report from NiceRx…