"It's not uncommon for children's hospitals to see a rise in cases of kids presenting not just with challenges with their behavior but also heat stroke and those things are often closely related," said Dr. Chase Samsel, a psychiatrist with Boston Children's Hospital.
- Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.
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 ...
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.
Actress Anne Heche has died. The 53-year-old actress was in a devastating car accident on Friday, August 5, that left her in a coma. Her family had issued a statement shortly before her death to inform the public that the “Six Days, Seven Nights” actress was not expected to survive after experiencing a catastrophic brain injury caused […]
- Tri-City Herald
CDC revises COVID community ratings for Tri-Cities area.
- The State
COVID-19 is still being detected in relatively high levels across South Carolina. Here are the counties the CDC recommends should use masks more.
Brian Bonds was one of the first reported cases of MPV in Nevada — and hopes speaking out will help reduce its stigma.
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.
- Business Insider
Rainwater is no longer safe to drink anywhere on Earth, due to 'forever chemicals' linked to cancer, study suggests
PFAS are nicknamed "forever chemicals" because they last so long without breaking down. That's made them pervasive in rainwater and soils.
- Miami Herald
“This is one of the most dangerous trends I’ve heard of,” one doctor told media outlets.
Experts share their advice about isolation, masking and more if you're still testing positive late into a COVID-19 infection.
Losing weight is one thing, but keeping it off is a bigger challenge. Here's how to choose a diet plan that will work for you.
The latest guidance aligns with the recommendations set for those who are up to date on their COVID-19 vaccines
- NBC News
New York health officials are warning about the potential local spread of polio. Here's what to know about polio vaccines and symptoms.
'Wait it out and suffer': Isolated and out of work, a Georgia mother used social media to document her monkeypox journey — and fight back against misinformation
Camille Seaton said that she is in the process of healing, but she currently has trouble hearing out of her right ear due to a monkeypox lesion.
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."
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.
8 celebrities who had polio and described their experiences, from paralysis to having their belongings burned
Singers Neil Young and Joni Mitchell and actors Mia Farrow and Donald Sutherland are among the many famous folks who grew up in the era of polio.
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.
An employee of UPMC Children’s Hospital has been diagnosed with monkeypox, UPMC said on Friday.
If you’re among the hundreds of thousands—possibly more—who have seen one of these commercials about Medicare and the latest bill in Congress, I’ve got some bad news, some good news, and a puzzle for you. The good news is that nobody is “stripping $300 billion from Medicare” by any calculation that would make sense to you or anyone you know. The puzzle is in two parts: Who, exactly, is the “American Prosperity Alliance,” the mysterious front organization behind the commercial?