How uninsured women can receive free breast, cervical cancer screenings
What are the early warning signs of ovarian cancer? Mara Kofoed was diagnosed after months of trying to figure out vague symptoms such as fatigue and bloating.
“I Was In Excruciating Pain Throwing Up” — This Woman Says She Was Hospitalized After Eating Daily Harvest’s Lentil Crumbles, And She’s Not Alone
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Matthew Robertson died after getting married and just before his first child is born. He had epithelioid angiosarcoma, a rare and aggressive cancer.
New Omicron subvariant swamping the U.S. escapes immunity from vaccination and previous infections, new studies say
The subvariants recently caused a fresh wave of infections in South Africa, and are pushing the U.K. to the brink of another wave of the disease.
Does what you eat raise your skin cancer risk? Eating more fish was associated with a higher risk of melanoma in a new study. What seafood lovers need to know.
"A lot of people have made headlines talking about GCS. Almost all of them have one thing in common: They’ve never actually been through it. I have."
- Biloxi Sun Herald
He is in the intensive-care unit at a local hospital, according to local media reports.
The first step in Clea Shearer’s battle against breast cancer was simply finding out that she had it. But even that was far from simple.
A few weeks ago, after more than two years of evading COVID-19, I tested positive on a home rapid test.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast/Getty/ShutterstockThe monkeypox outbreak that health authorities first noticed in Europe back in May is getting worse. According to the World Health Organization’s latest report, there are over 2,100 confirmed cases, and at least one person has died.Now geneticists finally have enough data to begin getting a handle on how exactly the outbreak started—and where it might be heading.It’s not good news. Monkeypox, a viral disease that causes fever
- Raleigh News and Observer
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported the first case of monkeypox in the state.
- The Courier Journal
Dr. SarahBeth Hartlage, 36, died unexpectedly in March while at a medical conference in Florida. Here's what happened.
- Miami Herald
The parents filed the lawsuit against the Boston hospital to ensure “no other family has to suffer the same grief and trauma that they have suffered,” their attorney said.
- Miami Herald
To reduce the “overall burden of death and disease” from COVID-19, strategies to prevent reinfection are needed, according to researchers.
A targeted oral drug combination by Novartis won U.S. approval for use in a wide range of advanced solid tumours that are driven by a certain genetic contributor, widening the use of a novel treatment approach that is known as tumour agnostic. The Food and Drug Administration early on Thursday granted accelerated approval for the combination of the two drugs Tafinlar and Mekinist for adults and children as young as six with inoperable or metastatic solid tumours with a mutation known as BRAF V600, who have exhausted other treatment options. Earlier this month, the oral drug combination showed promise in treating a subgroup of patients suffering from a common childhood brain cancer in a trial.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
Kentucky recorded abortions at six facilities in 2020, according to a state report. Where were the procedures performed, and what types were the most common? Here’s the commonwealth’s data.
- Associated Press
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, says his COVID-19 recovery is an “example” for the nation on the protection offered by vaccines and boosters. Speaking during a White House briefing, Fauci, 81, said he began experiencing virus symptoms on June 14 and tested positive a day later. “I’m still feeling really quite fine,” Fauci said Thursday, as the administration emphasized the protection offered by vaccines to people of all ages, after the U.S. became the first country in the world to extend vaccine eligibility to children as young as six months.
- The Hill
Story at a glance A new survey found 82 percent of women do not know they are at increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease. That’s despite the fact women make up nearly two-thirds of cases in the U.S. According to the survey, 73 percent of women have not talked about their brain health with a physician.…
A farm feeding chickens with marijuana instead of antibiotics is fetching higher prices from consumers seeking organic poultry, researchers say
Researchers say the birds have been kept alive and healthy without antibiotics or medicines — and taste better too.
Is monkeypox a "public health emergency of international concern"? A WHO committee decision could come as early as Friday.