Saturday's Walk to End Alzheimer's is in Fayetteville at Segra Stadium; opening ceremony and walk starts at 10 a.m.
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Pueblo physician Dr. Carl Bartecchi discusses changes in memory, so-called memory supplements and activities that could help prevent memory loss.
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While the contagion levels of new subvariants give pause for concern, an even more worrisome aspect is BQ.1.1's resistance to our natural antibodies.
- The Guardian
An Illinois resident won her case against the company Sterigenics – but other sufferers’ lawsuits hang in the balance
"I feel hugely let down. I can't even watch the show now," Jonnie Irwin said after claiming Channel 4's A Place In the Sun dropped him after revealing his terminal cancer diagnosis
- The Daily Beast
Getty ImagesIt’s no surprise the novel coronavirus mutates. That’s what viruses do. What’s surprising about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID, is that it mutates fast. And two years into the pandemic, it abruptly mutated really fast—and produced the Omicron variant, the descendants of which are still dominant all over the world.The big question now is whether and when it happens again. Whether and when a fresh spurt of mutations produces a new variant that’s even worse than Omicron. There
- Good Housekeeping
My grandmother and mother died of breast cancer. Despite my history, my doctor insisted I had nothing to worry about.
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About 2,500 people were invited to pose naked at Sydney's Bondi Beach. Spencer Tunick's photo shoot was aimed at raising awareness about skin cancer.
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STORY: At a hospital in Kenya's capital Nairobi, surgeons are preparing a patient for reconstructive surgery.She is a survivor of female genital mutilation, or FGM, and requested anonymity."I was nine years old. I did not know about anything, I was just told that I will be taken for a, like something to make me a complete woman."Instead, the police officer says she was left feeling incomplete.That's why she was one of around 60 women who recently came forward for free clitoris reconstruction surgery."This surgery is very important to me because being a woman who has undergone FGM, I basically feel like I am incomplete. There are things that other girls enjoy that I don't. It has really put my esteem so down."FGM is practiced in 30 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.It involves the partial removal of the external or visible part of the clitoris.U.S. surgeon Dr Marci Bowers was brought in by Clitoraid for the two-week surgery initiative.She has operated on hundreds of Kenyan women during two previous visits.She said the clitoris is around 11 centimeters long with much of it inside the body. She described FGM as like "cutting the tip of the iceberg"."But, beneath the surface is the iceberg and so, what we do in our surgeries is bring the 'iceberg' or clitoral body to the surface so that it can be realized and sensate."According to the United Nations, one in five Kenyan women and girls aged between 15 and 49 have undergone FGM.Bowers said her patients most often describe the reconstruction as "life-changing" and say it has given them a chance to reclaim their womanhood.
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Migraines are one of the biggest medical mysteries, but researchers observed a common occurrence, happening in the brain of those who suffer from it.
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A new study examined whether high-density lipoprotein cholesterol offered health benefits against cardiovascular events. The study compared health records between two race groups.
- Biloxi Sun Herald
“Legislators think, women are healthy, they’re going to have a baby, and they can come off Medicaid. They don’t think that other illnesses and disease processes can exist in pregnant women.”
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For three days, my 1-year-old grandson was treated for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in the emergency department of a large children’s hospital.
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The White House this week launched a six-week sprint aimed at convincing Americans to get their updated COVID-19 vaccine before the end of the year. CBS News Contributor Dr. Céline Gounder and Editor-at-Large for Public Health at Kaiser Health News joins "CBS Mornings" to discuss concerns about a post-holiday covid surge, boosters and treatments.
- Business Insider
Here's how long it took to develop vaccines throughout history.
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Paxlovid for long Covid — the only medication people can take at home to treat an active case of Covid — is now being studied as a potential treatment.
- The Independent
A pancreatic Cancer UK specialist nurse outlines easy-to-ignore signs of the disease
My child is immunocompromised. I used to wish I could put him in a bubble, but he needs to live his life.
The author shares how after her son received a liver transplant as an infant, he is at risk of getting severely sick if he catches any virus.
Philadelphia police are investigating a shooting in Southwest Philadelphia that injured a 16-year-old girl.
One person died and another was injured in a Thursday morning fire in Dunedin. Dunedin Fire Rescue said the first call about the fire came in at 9:10 a.m.