CBS DFW's Brooke Katz talks with Baylor Scott & White Health Dr. David Winter about Paxlovid and the COVID pill's effectiveness. Dr. Winter also touches on President Joe Biden testing positive for the virus.
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.
- 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.
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 ...
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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.
- Eating Well
Plus, what to eat to support a healthy immune system as we inch closer to flu season.
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...
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 ...
- The Hill
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…
- 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.
- 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.
Moderna has a new COVID-19 booster vaccine that targets Omicron and protects against both the original virus and Omicron strains. It was just authorized by officials in the U.K.
- The Hill
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
- Good Housekeeping
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.
When it comes to losing weight, many of us think about what to eat rather than when to eat. But does the timing of your meals matter? New research suggests that it does, in fact, make a difference. In the study, researchers examined 90 people with obesity to see whether practicing time-restricted ...
- HuffPost Life
Research suggests there's an ideal amount of physical activity that helps you live longer.
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.
- ABC News
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.
- The Hill
Story at a glance A federal judge has ruled that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects transgender people from discrimination. The ruling stems from a 2020 case against the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office after a transgender woman was incarcerated in a men’s facility. The woman, Kesha Williams, argued that her gender dysphoria resulted from…