The U.S. has declared a public health emergency to bolster the federal response to the outbreak of monkeypox that already has infected more than 6,600 Americans.
Georgia has the x most cases of monkeypox in the state. Vaccine availability is low, but help could be on the way.
- CBS News
The health department said it is still investigating the virus' origin, after finding eight of the positive wastewater samples are genetically linked.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
With the omicron variant and its subvariants dominating the pandemic in 2022, here's how to decide which social gatherings are right for you.
- VC Star | Ventura County Star
Amber Escudero-Kontostathis is in stable condition in a Washington, D.C.-area hospital after being revived on-site by the U.S. Secret Service.
Experts share their advice about isolation, masking and more if you're still testing positive late into a COVID-19 infection.
- Associated Press
A 12-year-old boy who had been in a coma for four months died Saturday at a London hospital after doctors ended the life-sustaining treatment his family had fought to continue. Archie Battersbee’s mother, Hollie Dance, said her son died at 12:15 p.m., about two hours after the hospital began withdrawing treatment. British courts had rejected both the family’s effort to extend treatment and a request to move Archie to a hospice, saying neither move was in the child's best interests.
Parliamentarian nixes Democrats’ plan to lower drug prices for Americans with private insurance.
- Akron Beacon Journal
How do you know when you are just tired and that's normal or when you should seek medical attention? A doctor offers advice.
- Portsmouth Herald
Dr. Carrie Jose, in her latest Health and Wellness column, talks about the benefits of movement as medicine over pills when it comes to post-surgery rehabilitation.
This Woman Who Is Battling Cancer Is Sharing Her Life Behind The Scenes To Help Spread Awareness, And She Has Educated Millions Of People
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With nearly 500 Covid-related deaths being reported every day in the U.S., on average, the Centers for Disease Control and Protection has no plans to ease up
- Washington Post
In a few years, Olgert Bardhi's skills will be in high demand. A first-year resident in internal medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, he'll be a full-fledged physician by 2025 in a nation facing a shortage of primary care doctors. The trouble for Texas: Because of the state's strict antiabortion laws, Bardhi's not sure he will remain there.Subscribe to The Post Most newsletter for the most important and interesting stories from The Washington Post. Although
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An Illinois daycare worker with monkeypox might have exposed children under his care, and an exemption was granted to allow those youths to receive the vaccine,
Indiana state representative proposed bill to outlaw erectile dysfunction drugs in light of abortion ban
State Representative John L. Bartlett argued that banning erectile dysfunction drugs will put the onus of pregnancy onto men.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
Beshear urged vulnerable Kentuckians to mask up if they live or work in counties at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s high COVID-19 community level.
- The New York Times
In states that have banned abortion, some women with unwanted pregnancies are pursuing an unconventional workaround: They are “self-managing” their abortions, seeking out the necessary know-how online and obtaining the medications without the supervision of a clinic or a doctor. At first glance, the practice may recall the days before Roe v. Wade, when women too often were forced to take risky measures to end an unwanted pregnancy. But the advent of medication abortion — accomplished with drugs,
The type and frequency of animals coming down with COVID is trying to tell us something about the future of the pandemic. Scientists are on the case
The health of people, animals, plants, and the environment are inexorably intertwined, experts say
"How you catch COVID" could determine whether or not you develop the new disability, a doctor who treats recovering patients tells Fortune.
- The Columbus Dispatch
Dr. Elise Berlan, a Columbus pediatrician, spoke to The Dispatch in the wake of news that a 10-year-old Ohio girl crossed state lines for an abortion.
- The Hill
Indiana-based pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly announced in a statement obtained by The Hill on Saturday that it would look to expand employment growth outside the state following the passage of a near-total ban on abortion. The legislation, signed into law by Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb (R), would bar the procedure except in cases of rape…