Since 2000, Anthem LemonAid has raised more than $1.1 million dollars for Children’s Hospital of Richmond. If you’re thirsty and want to help, the 22nd annual Anthem LemonAid runs through Sunday.
Researchers at the University of Southern California studied blood and tissue samples from people who got liver cancer and those who did not.
Ovarian cancer often isn't detected until it's spread to other parts of the body. Warning signs include appetite loss, bloating, or pain that persist.
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Story at a glance Some people have said they have COVID-19 symptoms but test negative on rapid antigen tests. This may happen when it’s still early in the infection period and there’s not enough virus present. This may also start to happen when variants mutate. The FDA recommends following up with a PCR test if…
Langya virus, or Langya henipavirus, has been identified in China—the potentially deadly virus spreads from animals to humans. Here, find symptoms and treatments.
I posted topless videos of myself on TikTok to spread awareness of breast cancer and breast-implant illness, and they went viral
The author went viral for posting topless videos to spread awareness for breast-implant illness after a mastectomy and breast cancer.
CDC: You should get two negative tests or wear a mask for up to 10 days after testing positive for COVID-19
The public-health agency shared updated guidelines for what to do if someone tests positive for the virus or is exposed to someone who has COVID-19.
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The World Health Organization (WHO) is renaming monkeypox amid concerns that the name may be considered racist and might not accurately describe the origin of the virus. WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in mid-June that the organization would be renaming monkeypox. “WHO is also working with partners and experts from around the world…
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The monkeypox virus can stay on clothes and objects for up to 15 days. Here’s what to know about disinfecting clothes and other household items.
Women who consume cured meats and other preserved foods are more likely to develop breast cancer, a new study from local researchers in Hong Kong suggests. The study, published in Cancer Prevention Research on Aug. 1, looked into how preserved foods that may contain nitrate and nitrite might increase the risk of developing breast cancer. The research involved 1,307 women with breast cancer and 1,050 age-matched controls without cancer, all of whom were from Hong Kong.
Consider your age, your health, and your life's goals when it comes to certain drugs and procedures, and ask your doctor why these tests are being ordered
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Health officials are investigating a deadly outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the northern California county of Napa. The Legionella bacteria was detected in the cooling tower of the Embassy Suites Napa Valley in the city. According to California health officials, at least one person died and 11 others are sick.
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Lots of confusing information is swirling around about monkeypox. So, Knox News spoke with Dr. Eric Penniman to get answers straight from a physician.
- Eating Well
Time to restock the fridge with more yogurt, salmon and eggs!
- The Telegraph
Until the arrival of vaccines, polio was one of the most feared diseases, with hundreds of thousands of children paralysed globally every year.
- The Telegraph
A prostate cancer drug for terminal patients which can put the disease on hold for a year has been given the green light by regulators.
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The FDA now recommends taking 3 home tests over 5 days to be more confident you don't have COVID, especially if you fear you've been exposed.
As Bill Gates warns the return of polio to New York is a ‘threat to us all,’ London finds it in the city’s wastewater
Polio was completely gone from the U.S. for 10 years before it was found last month. Now a vaccine-derived strain is in London and it's "beyond a close network of a few individuals."
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Can COVID cause erectile dysfunction? If so, how do you treat ed after COVID and how long does it last? We answer your questions.
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Confusing information is swirling around about monkeypox. Family medicine physician Dr. Eric Penniman clears up what you need to know.
The antiviral drug can suppress the virus, but five days may not be enough.