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CDC lifts Covid isolation guidelines for those who test positive as

WEBPeople who test positive for Covid no longer need to isolate for five days, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. The CDC’s new guidance now …

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Weight loss drug Zepbound may help treat sleep apnea, improve …

WEBEli Lilly and Co., the drug’s maker who paid for the research, has asked the Food and Drug Administration to expand use of the drug to treat moderate to severe …

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Surgeon general wants tobacco-style warning applied to social …

WEBA surgeon general's public health advisory on social media’s mental health published last year cited research finding that among its potential harms are exposure to …

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CDC hasn't changed Covid guidelines yet: Here’s what you need to …

WEBThe CDC is looking at changes to its overall Covid guidance, which could include recommendations about masking as well as isolation, said a public health …

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Patients with private insurance can face higher health costs at …

WEBBy Berkeley Lovelace Jr. People with private health insurance might pay higher prices for procedures or tests at a hospital. A report published Monday by the …

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The WHO overturned dogma on how airborne diseases spread.

WEBIt remains to be seen how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will act on this information in its own guidance for infection control in health care …

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Medical mistakes are more likely in women and minorities

WEBHundreds of thousands of U.S. patients are harmed or die each year because of diagnostic errors. Women and minorities are up to 30% more likely to be …

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Biden signs executive order to boost women's health research

WEBThe president also announced more than 20 new actions and commitments by federal agencies to advance women's health research, including $200 million for the …

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To protect new mothers, a federal panel prescribes mental health …

WEBThe program, supported by federal and state funding, provides tools and training for physicians and other providers to screen and identify disorders, triage …

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California city declares a health emergency amid tuberculosis …

WEBBy Aria Bendix. The City Council of Long Beach, California has authorized a public health emergency in response to a local outbreak of tuberculosis. The city's …

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Emergency room worker leaves void at hospital after Covid death

WEBThere is now a huge void left at the hospital since Martell, a respected patient care technician, died on on July 12 after a three-month battle with Covid-19. …

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Mental health: How we've improved and where we need to do

WEBSome of the most significant advancements in the last 10 years reveal just how far we have to go. The most important step we can take toward advancing mental health care in …

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New York-area urologist accused of sexually abusing patients, …

WEBDarius A. Paduch was charged with sexually abusing patients, including two males alleged tp have been attacked before they became adults, at a Manhattan …

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New drug-free treatment could change protocol for people …

WEBA new treatment for ADHD and other cognitive issues uses a neuro feedback headband to increase blood flow and oxygen to the prefrontal cortex. Fifth …

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Walmart to close 51 clinics as it shutters its entire Walmart Health

WEBApril 30, 2024, 6:56 AM PDT. By Rob Wile. Walmart will close all 51 of its doctor-staffed health clinics as part of an announcement that its Walmart Health initiative is shutting …

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2nd death reported in New Mexico wildfires, with blazes predicted …

WEBThe South Fork Fire and the Salt Fire, close to the village of Ruidoso, have burned more than 23,000 acres and forced the evacuations of 8,000 people.

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Counterfeit Colgate toothpaste recalled

WEBJune 14, 2007, 6:26 PM PDT / Source: The Associated Press. The Colgate-Palmolive Company said Thursday that 5-ounce tubes of counterfeit toothpaste sold in discount …

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65 million people under heat alerts as scorching temps break …

WEBA heat wave continues to scorch the Midwest and the Northeast with more than a half-dozen records expected to be tied or broken Thursday afternoon. Around 65 …

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Shannen Doherty says 'miracle' cancer infusion has given her new …

WEBJan. 30, 2024, 3:45 PM UTC. By Katherine Itoh. Shannen Doherty shared a positive update on her t reatment for stage 4 breast cancer thanks to what the "Beverly Hills, 90210" star …

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4.8-magnitude earthquake rumbles New Jersey, NYC, Boston and …

WEBAn earthquake struck the East Coast of the United States today. The USGS measured the quake as a 4.8 temblor with its epicenter near Lebanon, New Jersey. It …

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Ex-N.J. priest accused of sex abuse found shot to death in

WEBBy Minyvonne Burke. A former New Jersey priest who had been "credibly accused" of sexually abusing minors was found dead in his Nevada home, and police …

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The secret sauce behind bloated state pensions

WEBCurrently, New Jersey owes its pension funds $45 billion, far more than its annual tax receipts. That's about $5,000 for every man, woman and child in the state. …

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Man arrested in the death of his ex-girlfriend's mother 23 years …

WEBA U.S. marshals task force arrested Eugene Teodor Gligor, 44, in Washington, D.C., on Saturday. Police say he's been charged with first-degree murder in Leslie …

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Biden is taking on a new political adversary: The polls

WEBPresident Joe Biden tends to deliver his most unvarnished attacks on his political adversaries at campaign fundraisers, away from the glare of television cameras.

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At least 25 killed, 50 wounded in Israeli strikes on tent camps near

WEBDEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip — Israeli forces shelled tent camps for displaced Palestinians outside Gaza’s southern city of Rafah on Friday, killing at least 25 people …

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Democratic National Convention to credential social media …

WEBThe Democratic National Convention will open its doors to social media content creators this summer, announcing in a news release on Friday that the media …

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There is no trial date in sight for the Trump documents case, as a

WEBThere is no trial date in the classified documents case against former President Donald Trump, and none in sight. Instead of steering the case as quickly as possible to …

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