On Friday, West Virginia’s Governor signed a law banning most abortion in the state. Katie Quinonez, Executive Director of Women's Health Center of West Virginia joined American Voices with Alicia Menendez to discuss the impact to patients across West Virginia.
Nurses Are Sharing Little Signals For Patients To Spot That Show A Doctor Or Therapist Won't Be Helpful
"Ask the nurse about the doctor when it’s just them in the room. If they say something vague like, 'We have very good providers here,' but don’t specifically say anything about your specific provider, that’s a red flag."View Entire Post ›
- The Hill
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention no longer recommends universal masking in health care settings, unless the facilities are in areas of high COVID-19 transmission. The agency quietly issued the updates as part of an overhaul to its infection control guidance for health workers published late Friday afternoon. It marks a major departure from…
- HuffPost Life
People who just had the virus should follow a different timeline for the bivalent vaccine, according to experts.
- Good Morning America
Most children in the United States have returned to school for the year as districts aim to bring kids back to a setting that resembles the pre-pandemic normal. Dr. Greta Massetti, chief of the field epidemiology and prevention branch at the CDC, told reporters at the time that because unvaccinated and vaccinated people were no longer being advised to quarantine, test-to-stay was no longer necessary. Cases and hospitalizations do not appear to be dramatically rising and adults have the highest rate of weekly cases per 100,000, per CDC data.
The former Trump adviser attacked John Fetterman for flying a marijuana flag.
- Washington Post
Not long after the rollout of coronavirus vaccines last year, women around the country began posting on social media about what they believed was a strange side effect: changes to their periods. Now, new research shows that many of the complaints were valid. A study of nearly 20,000 people around the world shows that getting vaccinated against covid can change the timing of the menstrual cycle. Vaccinated people experienced, on average, about a one-day delay in getting their periods, compared wi
"When you’re rude to them, you will probably wait longer.... Have some patience, patients!"View Entire Post ›
- The Telegraph
For months, Debbie Baisden’s eyes would snap open between 2am and 3am as if her internal body clock had switched on an alarm. With sleep elusive, Baisden would go downstairs and busy herself with admin and work until the rest of her family woke up.
- Browns Wire
Myles Garrett is home from the hospital after a scary accident on Monday afternoon #Browns
Japan's population level immunity to COVID-19 has reached about 90% in major population areas after a recent Omicron wave, though that level of protection is likely to diminish in a matter of months, according to a study published on Tuesday. That level of so-called "herd immunity" reflects partial protection imparted from both natural infection and vaccination, according to the Tokyo Foundation of Policy Research, which estimated the levels for 12 of Japan's most-populated prefectures. People in Tokyo, Osaka and the southern prefecture of Okinawa got most of their immunity through contagion amid high case counts in those areas, particularly during a seventh wave of infections that peaked last month, the researchers found.
Golden milk has long been a popular choice on the other side of the globe, and now the Western wellness community has caught on and can’t get enough of the eye-catching yellow beverage. So, what kind of strange alchemy goes into the making of golden milk—also known as turmeric milk—and is it really even good for you? Keep reading for the full scoop on golden milk benefits, courtesy of Sarah Steele, registered dietitian nutritionist and metabolic success coach for Signos. (Spoiler: The science sa
- The Hill
Over 60 ready-to-eat meat products sold by one company in Illinois are being recalled due to possible listeria contamination.
- Yahoo Life
Lena Dunham looks back on being body-shamed in her 20s: 'It’s wild to me that THAT was the body everybody critiqued'
The former "Girls" star and director is looking back at her 20s, when she received extensive criticism for her body while suffering with chronic pain.
- The Telegraph
Public concern over the condition of King Charles’s swollen hands and fingers is not new. They drew attention at the funeral of his father, Prince Philip, in April last year and as far back as 1982 the then Prince wrote to a friend that the newborn Prince William had similarly sausage-like fingers.
Here’s what experts say about the side effects and safety of simultaneous administration of this year’s flu shot and a bivalent covid booster.
- Tallahassee Democrat
September was chosen as Healthy Aging Month to further raise awareness on physical and mental health, especially in people over 45.
- The Conversation
Transgender men and nonbinary people are asked to stop testosterone therapy during pregnancy – but the evidence for this guidance is still murky
Diane Rodríguez and her husband, Zack Elias, are a trans couple in Ecuador. Chichicko/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SAWhen I talk about our research team’s work on pregnancy in transgender people, people often recall Thomas Beatie, a pregnant man who appeared on “Oprah” and in People magazine in 2008. The media focus on Beatie and his pregnancy provoked public fascination that tended to overshadow the everyday lived realities of being pregnant as a trans person. Transgender people, as opposed to cisg
Just When I Thought I Couldn't Love Megan Thee Stallion Any More Than I Already Do, She Created A Database Filled With Mental Health Resources
Megan Thee Stallion just made it super easy to find resources for therapy, crisis hotlines, and more!View Entire Post ›
- USA TODAY
Pfizer-BioNTech submitted an application for the FDA to authorize its BA.4/BA.5 bivalent COVID-19 vaccine for kids 5 to 11 at a 10-microgram dose.
- The Recount
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ): "But despite our apparent differences, Senator McConnell and I have forged a friendship."
While speaking at an event held by the McConnell Center, Senator Kyrsten Sinema, a Democrat from Arizona, spoke about her unlikely friendship with Senator Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky. Although Senator Cinema is a registered Democrat, she is one of the few Democrats who is not always aligned with the Democratic party. One that is rooted in our commonalities, including are pragmatic approach to legislating, our respect for the Senate as an institution, our love for our home states, and a dogged determination on behalf of our constituents.