The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency of international concern. The decision was announced Saturday morning after WHO convened its second emergency committee on the issue on Thursday.
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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.
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Plus, what to eat to support a healthy immune system as we inch closer to flu season.
A man with monkeypox shared a three-week timeline of his rash with pictures to raise awareness of monkeypox symptoms and how the virus is spreading.
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Story at a glance Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) on Tuesday signed an executive order that bans conversion therapy practices across the state. State agencies under the order are directed to ensure that state funds or other resources are not used to provide, endorse or authorize conversion therapy. Conversion therapy practices have been condemned by…
For years, you were a member of the pack-a-day club, enjoying a quick puff in the parking lot before work, another drag on your lunch break, then chilling out with a leisurely smoke on your way home from the office. Or perhaps it was just a casual smoke to relax with friends on the weekends. But ...
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Vaccines, treatments and tests will soon all be commercially available. But what that means for consumers' out-of-pocket costs is unclear.
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Story at a glance Researchers conducted a four-week training study where three groups performed an arm resistance exercise to compare changes in muscle strength and thickness. The groups performed “maximal voluntary eccentric bicep contractions” on a machine that measures muscle strength in each muscle contraction. The group that performed six contractions five days each week…
There’s good news in the crowded field of Omicron subvariants: ‘Bad Ned’ is (nearly) dead—but Aeterna and Centaurus are on the rise
New month, different players, same game. Rise, wash, repeat until we stop chasing the virus and get ahead of it, experts say
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the chief medical advisor to President Joe Biden, is encouraging Black Americans to get the updated booster […] The post Dr. Fauci encourages Black Americans to get soon-to-come updated booster amid COVID-19 surge appeared first on TheGrio.
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Denise Austin, 65, shared a squat workout for people over 50, explaining how she tones her legs and glutes in the recent Instagram video.
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Can walking help you lose weight? It sure can! Our experts share ways that you can burn fat and answer what the best time for walking to lose weight really is.
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Research suggests there's an ideal amount of physical activity that helps you live longer.
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Newly updated COVID-19 boosters tailored to target a dominant strain of the virus will be available in the next three weeks or so, assuming the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention work through their processes for authorization as expected, White House COVID coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha's predicted on Tuesday. In late June, the FDA directed Moderna and Pfizer to make vaccines for the upcoming winter that targeted the more contagious BA.5 omicron subvariant, along with the original COVID strain.
Health officials are working to figure out the source an E. coli outbreak that has sickened dozens of people in Ohio and Michigan. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Wednesday that 29 people have been infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157. According to the CDC, 14 people in Ohio and 15 people in Michigan have been infected.
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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 ›
South Carolina GOP lawmaker chokes up describing teen who was at risk of losing her uterus due to an abortion ban he voted for: 'That whole week I did not sleep'
South Carolina state Rep. Neal Collins held back tears as he said a 19-year-old's abortion was delayed even though the fetus was unviable.
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Letters: We need to see the affidavits Why are you painting a vacant house? My beliefs over your 'facts.'
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...
Trial finds 100-year-old tuberculosis vaccine offers protection against COVID to high-risk patients and may help with other infectious diseases
Data from a trial seeking to determine whether multiple injections of a tuberculosis vaccine developed in the 1900s could protect high-risk diabetes patients from COVID produced some positive results, according to a report in Cell Medicine Reports.