More than 1,800 cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in the U.S. Although a vaccine is available, manufacturers are having difficulty meeting the spike in demand. Michael George has the details.
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A case of polio was identified in Rockland County, New York, and now the virus has been detected in New York City's wastewater.
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New York health officials are warning about the potential local spread of polio. Here's what to know about polio vaccines and symptoms.
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Just minutes after testing positive, a Six Flags worker spoke exclusively with channel two.
Yale researchers have unearthed a new clue that may explain who has long COVID—and how to treat the chronic condition
Scientists are still trying to understand long COVID as the condition pulls workers from the labor force.
Brian Bonds was one of the first reported cases of MPV in Nevada — and hopes speaking out will help reduce its stigma.
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Friends up north and across Tampa Bay snickered when Brian Lafferty revealed where he’d bought a new home. His 30-year-old daughter in Boston called to express concern. Even his ex-wife asked him about it. “Without exception, every person I’ve told I bought a house in The Villages has asked the same thing,” Lafferty said. “‘Isn’t that the STD capital of the United States?’” The Villages, a ...
A 29-year-old woman found a mark on her head and was diagnosed with a fungal infection. It turned out to be invasive skin cancer.
Sarah Lee said the melanoma was a "terrifying surprise" — she didn't use sunbeds, wore SPF 30, and grew up in Wales where "it almost always rains."
Experts share their advice about isolation, masking and more if you're still testing positive late into a COVID-19 infection.
The study, which was recently published in the journal “Scientific Reports,” found that gait patterns among Japanese children aged 6 to 12 vary from those in other developed countries. Age related variations in lower limb movements while walking were studied by scientists from Nagoya University in Japan. For Japanese children in the 11-12 year age group, the number of steps performed each minute was higher than those in the 6-8 year age group.
Wastewater is trying to tell us something about the future of COVID, polio, monkeypox, and the next epidemic to come
The method of community disease monitoring that has proved so useful during the COVID-19 pandemic is now coming in clutch in the global monkeypox outbreak, in addition to flagging potential polio epidemics. What else is it capable of?
New drugs from Eli Lilly and Novo Nordisk have shown striking results in studies. If insurers step up to back them, the drugs—and the stocks—could take off.
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The appearance of hives can vary with skin color. BSIP/UIG Via Getty ImagesEvery year, about 20% of Americans will get hives – those itchy, red bumps or welts that can appear after a day in the garden, taking medication, being bitten by a bug or for no apparent reason at all. Patricia A. MacCulloch is a nurse practitioner and professor of nursing who teaches about hives, among many other things. She offers some insight into this annoying condition that can sometimes be a sign of a life-threateni
What are the symptoms of skin cancer? Colorado meteorologist Kathy Sabine was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, shared scar photos.
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CDC revises COVID community ratings for Tri-Cities area.
The latest guidance aligns with the recommendations set for those who are up to date on their COVID-19 vaccines
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Palm Springs resident Kyle Wilkins received a Jynneos vaccine then noticed sores and other typical monkeypox symptoms two days later.
New research found a two-minute walk 60 to 90 minutes after a meal can lower blood sugar and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Do you need a polio vaccine booster? Probably not — but those who do 'should rush to get shots' if they're in NYC, one expert says
New York City urged people to get a polio vaccine if they need it. Insider asked two experts who needs it, who doesn't, and how to get it.
A few weeks ago, after more than two years of evading COVID-19, I tested positive on a home rapid test.
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A Woodford County resident has tested presumptive positive for monkeypox, marking the disease's arrival in the Tri-County Area