The federal government declared a public health emergency Thursday to bolster the response to the monkeypox outbreak that has infected more than 6,600 Americans.
- Belleville News-Democrat
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported more than 600 monkeypox virus cases in Illinois as of Friday. Here’s what to know about antiviral treatment for monkeypox and the state’s vaccine supply.
People Are Sharing The Most Ridiculous Responses Men Had After Being Asked To Wear A Condom, And They Clearly Need To Go Back To Sex Ed
"Stand your ground, don't let anyone make you do something you are not comfortable with doing."View Entire Post ›
I’m a Pediatrician and These Are the 4 Things I Would Never, Ever Do as a Parent (Plus, 1 Thing I Try to Avoid)
Parenting can often feel like a never-ending list of dos and don’ts. It’s understandable—we are all trying our best to safeguard our kids from harm and help them grow up into happy, healthy humans. And while...
As the virus known as monkeypox continues to spread across the nation, experts are advising Americans how to stay safe. […] The post Studies show monkeypox transmitted three ways. Experts rate risk levels as high, medium, lower appeared first on TheGrio.
If you are one of the 70 million people in the U.S. with chronic sleep problems, there’s a good chance that you’ve looked into taking a melatonin supplement in hopes of drifting off to dreamland faster and to stay asleep longer. Before you start taking any supplement, it’s important to know what ...
- USA TODAY
Health officials have said that a paralytic polio case likely means there are more, possibly hundreds, of asymptomatic polio cases in the area.
- The Hill
Story at a glance A lawsuit from Texas is trying to change the way the Affordable Care Act (ACA) forces health insurers to cover certain preventative care services. It specifically takes issue with health plans paying for birth control, HIV medication and testing for sexually transmitted diseases. If the lawsuit prevails, millions of Americans could…
- Women's Health
Foods high in sodium, sugar, and unhealthy fats can put you at greater risk of developing heart disease. Check out this list of the worst foods for your heart.
Juice is a staple for many children. Parents often think that it is a healthier alternative to sodas or other sugary drinks. But scientists say that over time, small amounts of lead found in juice can lead to significant developmental issues.
- The Telegraph
Half of people with possible cancer symptoms do not contact their GPs for six months, according to a survey.
A new mom wants feedback from Reddit’s AITA forum about her response to baby weight comments — and the users have spoken. She began by explaining that she recently gave birth to her third child. It was a very difficult pregnancy. She suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum, which meant she couldn’t keep liquids down. She was […]
- The Daily Beast
MR.Cole_Photographer via GettyA group of Boston researchers have designed a postcard-sized test that can detect both a SARS-CoV-2 infection and the presence of antibodies as a result of recent infection—providing a two-in-one punch that can both diagnose active COVID cases (including specifying which variant is responsible), as well as how well protected someone might be from future infections, thanks to antibody levels. The researchers hope their new portable device, which tests a patient’s sal
Splash pads aren't always disinfected. Two outbreaks, which occurred days apart, involved two different germs — Shigella bacteria and norovirus.
- Country Living
Actress Halle Berry, 54, showed off her toned back and legs in a new swimsuit photo. The actress is known for her hardcore workouts and following a keto diet.
- BuzzFeed News
We spoke to experts to better understand how monkeypox spreads, what activities are riskiest at this time, and how to avoid infection as cases rise globally.View Entire Post ›
- TCPalm | Treasure Coast Newspapers
Is your rash a symptom of chickenpox, shingles or monkeypox? How to tell as virus spreads in Florida
If you have a new or unexplained rash, here's what you should know as monkeypox cases rise in Florida.
- LA Times
Health officials recommend that anyone infected with the coronavirus isolate for at least 5 days — but for many, that timeline may be overly optimistic.
- Good Housekeeping
How to know what a faint line on your at-home COVID test means, including how sick you are, how contagious you may be, and what to do next.
- Charlotte Observer
Wearing a mask can help prevent monkeypox transmission, according to an infectious disease expert.
- The Hill
Scientists in a new study have identified a link between “forever chemical” exposure and the development of the most common type of liver cancer. One specific type of forever chemical, called perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS), may have a particularly strong connection to the manifestation of this deadly disease, according to the study. PFOS is one…