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Gay Community Most Vulnerable to Monkeypox Threat, Vaccines Available Soon: CDC

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 -- At a Monday media briefing, U.S. public health officials said they are tracking a handful of travel-related monkeypox cases that have...

Lower Incomes May Mean Lower Survival After Heart Attack

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 -- If you're poor and have a severe type of heart attack, the chance you'll live through it is significantly lower than that of someone...

1 Dirty Pool, Many Cases of E. Coli: Summer's Swimming Danger

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 -- As the weather warms and families flock to pools, dirty water may dampen the fun. Swimmers at a Pennsylvania community pool learned...

Emergency Shipment of Baby Formula Arrives From Europe

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 -- A 35-ton shipment of hypoallergenic baby formula from Switzerland arrived in the United States on Sunday, the first delivery in what...

AHA News: Monitoring Blood Pressure at Home Can Be Tricky. Here's How to Do It Right.

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- Knowing your blood pressure is a basic part of good health. But monitoring it at home can get...

3-Dose Pfizer COVID Vaccine Spurs Strong Response in Youngest Kids

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 -- Pfizer/BioNTech says a three-dose regimen of its COVID-19 vaccine appears to provoke a strong immune response in the youngest age group...

Gout Medicine Colchicine May Also Help Fight Heart Failure

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 -- The anti-inflammatory benefits of a common gout medicine may help save the lives of heart failure patients, researchers say. The...

Liver Transplants From Donors Who Overdosed Rose During Pandemic

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 -- Organs from donors who died of drug overdoses helped keep the number of U.S. liver transplants steady during the first year of the...

U.S. Maternal Mortality Crisis Hits Black Women Hardest

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 -- With Roe v. Wade hanging in the balance and nearly half of all American states ready to practically ban abortion if the leaked draft...

C-Sections Won't Raise Baby's Odds for Food Allergies

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 -- Babies delivered by cesarean section are no more likely to have food allergies during their first year of life than other infants...

What Is Monkeypox, and How Worried Should Americans Be?

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 -- A worrisome international outbreak of monkeypox, a less harmful cousin of the smallpox virus, has now reached the United States and...

Jif Peanut Butter Recalled Due to Possible Salmonella

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 -- Some lots of Jif brand peanut butter are being recalled as health officials investigate a multistate outbreak of Salmonella illness...

U.S. Rate for a Dangerous Pregnancy Complication Doubled in 12 Years

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 -- Rates of dangerous high blood pressure problems during pregnancy more than doubled in the United States between 2007 and 2019, a new...

Repeat Infections With COVID-19 May Become the Norm

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 -- COVID-19 might be easing into a new status as a widely circulating and somewhat harsher version of the common cold, experts say &mdash...

The High Cost of Living With Sickle Cell Disease

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 -- Americans with sickle cell disease who have private insurance face average out-of-pocket costs of $1,300 a year and a lifetime total of...

Poll Finds COVID Low on Parents' Summer Camp Checklist

MONDAY, May 23, 2022 -- When choosing a summer camp for their children, many U.S. parents prioritize location, cost and activities. Only one in 10 said...

Spring's Double Trouble: Asthma Plus Seasonal Allergies

SUNDAY, May 22, 2022 -- If you have both asthma and seasonal allergies, there are ways to reduce the impacts of that double whammy, an expert says. People...

It's 'Kids to Parks Day': Get Out, Get Active

SATURDAY, May 21, 2022 -- It's a good idea to get children outside every day, but especially on Kids to Parks Day, a national day of outdoor play on May...

Mystery of Hepatitis Cases in Kids Deepens as CDC Probe Continues

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 -- Evidence continues to mount that a specific strain of adenovirus could be implicated in a wave of American children who've developed...

Global Warming Could Mean Less Sleep for Billions

FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 -- Anyone who's tried to sleep on a hot summer night knows how hard it is to nod off when the mercury is rising. So it's no surprise that...

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