Legionnaire's is a type of pneumonia caused by bacteria that grows in warm water. Officials say there have been a total of eight confirmed cases at the home. CBS2's Maurice Dubois reports.
- Miami Herald
Bottles of medication designed to keep blood pressure down contained medication designed to help prevent strokes and blood clots in people with heart conditions, causing a recall of one lot of each.
- The Telegraph
For those of us who have trouble sleeping, the past month has brought two new scientific studies to keep us awake at night. First, there was a paper presented at the European Society of Cardiology sharing the news that seven in 10 heart attacks or strokes experienced by those over 50 could be prevented if everyone got “a decent night’s sleep”. The best scores in cardiac health were achieved by those who slept seven or eight hours a night.
- Miami Herald
The new doses were made available about a month ago.
- The Hill
Tennessee GOP tells hospital to stop providing gender-affirming surgeries, says legislature must act ‘immediately’
Story at a glance Dozens of Tennessee House Republicans are calling on Vanderbilt University Medical Center to stop providing gender-affirming surgeries to minors. In a letter sent to hospital leadership last week, lawmakers said they were alarmed by reporting from the Daily Wire, a conservative news site, that detailed “surgical mutilations” at the hospital’s Pediatric…
In the “My Good Day Face” series on Mental, Tina Majorino opens up about her struggles
Food Stamp Eligibility To Expand as White House Nutrition Conference Announces New National Strategy
The White House held the Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health -- the first such conference in 50 years -- on Sept. 28 to address hunger and diet-related diseases. The event comes amid a U.S....
The experimental drug—yet to be approved by the FDA—accomplishes a feat no other COVID treatment has in tests on animals.
Terry Bradshaw, a Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback and one of the co-hosts on Fox NFL Sunday, revealed Sunday on air that he has battled cancer twice in the last year. Bradshaw had an incident during the pregame show last week and addressed them on Sunday’s episode before the rest of the schedule kicked off. “Last week on […]
- Business Insider
Chillum in Tampa, Florida, is selling "magic" mushroom products made from a strain that is not illegal in all but one state.
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- HuffPost Life
Experts share how breast cancer commonly manifests and the physical signs and changes to look out for.
- The Daily Beast
Lydia Zuraw/KHNBy Jay HancockI woke up in a strange bedroom with 24 electrodes glued all over my body and a plastic mask attached to a hose covering my face.The lab technician who watched me all night via video feed told me that I had “wicked sleep apnea” and that it was “central sleep apnea”—a type that originates in the brain and fails to tell the muscles to inhale.As a journalist—and one terrified by the diagnosis—I set out to do my own research. After a few weeks of sleuthing and interviewin
I've had breast cancer twice. Here's the advice I'd give someone like Katie Couric who's just gotten their own diagnosis.
Katie Couric recently disclosed a breast-cancer diagnosis. As someone who's had it twice, I have advice about what newly diagnosed people can expect.
Miranda McKeon, 20, Talks 'Empowerment' from Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy: 'I Feel So Confident'
“Having a double mastectomy does not mean the end of self confidence,” Miranda McKeon, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2021, tells PEOPLE
- Associated Press
A Phoenix abortion clinic has come up with a way for patients who can end their pregnancy using a pill to get the medication quickly without running afoul of a resurrected Arizona law that bans most abortions. Under the arrangement that began Monday, patients will have an ultrasound in Arizona, get a prescription through a telehealth appointment with a California doctor and then have it mailed to a post office in a California border town for pickup, all for free. While not as easy as before an Arizona judge ruled that a pre-statehood law criminalizing nearly all abortions could be enforced nearly two weeks ago, the process saves an overnight trip to a major California city with an abortion clinic.
Private Medicare Advantage plans are increasingly ending coverage for skilled nursing or rehab services before medical providers think patients are healthy enough to go home, doctors and patient advocates say.
- Good Morning America
Jillian Hughes, 33, of Washington, D.C., said she dealt with symptoms of anxiety for more than a decade before getting a diagnosis of and treatment for anxiety disorder in her 20s. Lanee Higgins, of Baltimore, remembers being labeled a "worrier" as a child, a label she said stuck with her all the way through this year, when, as a 30-year-old, she was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder, a condition that "involves a persistent feeling of anxiety or dread that interferes with how you live your life," according to the National Institute of Mental Health. In California, Debbie Paperman, who is in her 40s, said she struggled with anxiety for at least two decades before being diagnosed with an anxiety disorder.
- The Columbus Dispatch
Progressive itching that intensifies over a few weeks, accompanied by a yellowing of the eyes and skin, can be a sign of pancreatic cancer.
bluebird's (BLUE) recent FDA approvals for its gene therapies, namely beta-cel for beta-thalassemia and eli-cel for cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy, are expected to drive the top line.