It’s only been one month since Roe v. Wade was overturned but the consequences have already been staggering. Abortion is already a thing of the past for much of the southern United States and there’s an abundance of stories about patients who have been denied or delayed essential care because health care providers are unsure if they might run afoul of newly-enacted abortion laws. “People who are having obstetric emergencies…means that they’re not getting the medical care that they need,” says Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights. She calls the current situation in America an “unfolding public health emergency” because there are pregnant people who “cannot get the standard of care they need.” “This is just an unacceptable situation,” she says.
A man who hadn't had sex in months caught monkeypox after going to a crowded outdoor event. Experts say being intimate is still the most common way the virus spreads.
The man danced close to people who were wearing sleeveless tops and shorts for a few hours at a time at the event.
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White House coronavirus response coordinator Ashish Jha said Wednesday evening that updated COVID-19 vaccines are expected to be available in “a few short weeks” for everyone over the age of 12. “The vaccines that are coming in a few short weeks are specifically designed for the virus that’s out there, and I believe it’s…
The causes of leg cramps at night can range from nutrient deficiency to tough workouts. Here, experts break down how to prevent and get rid of leg cramps.
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.
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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NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel announced Thursday that his son Henry, 6, has died. “Our beloved son Henry passed away.
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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…
Large-scale study finds COVID patients at higher risk of brain fog and psychosis after two years compared with other respiratory illnesses
People who have had COVID-19 are facing a higher risk of neurological and psychiatric conditions some two years after the illness compared with other respiratory illnesses, according to a large-scale study that was published in the Lancet Psychiatry journal.
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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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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…
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.
A 29-year-old woman with a lump in her breast said she was refused a mammogram because she was too young. She now has stage 4 cancer.
Philecia La'Bounty first felt a lump when adjusting her sports bra. It grew eight centimeters in eight months. She says she'll be on "chemo for life."
Whatever health woe you’re experiencing—whether it’s a rash or something more serious such as cancer or cognitive decline—Googling your condition will likely lead you to one word: inflammation. While it’s true that high levels of chronic inflammation can lead to health problems, this connection ...
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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 ›
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These tasty recipes are lower in calories and high in fiber, a combination that can help you stay full and satisfying and promote weight loss, if that is your goal. They're also lower in saturated fat and sodium and focus on complex carbs like whole grains, legumes and produce, so you can easily fit these dishes into a diabetes-friendly eating pattern. Savory recipes like our Meal-Prep Chili-Lime Chicken Bowls and Winter Kale & Quinoa Salad with Avocado are perfect for lunch or dinner.
Statement Highlights: A “state of the science” review details the most reported symptoms of 6 cardiovascular diseases (CVDs): heart attack, heart failure, valve disease, stroke, heart rhythm disorders, and peripheral artery and vein disease (PAD and...
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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When it comes to diabetes and blood sugar management, one of the best things we can add into our diets is fiber. Let's chat about some of a dietitian's favorite diabetes-friendly high-fiber foods.