CDC monkeypox warning urges ‘enhanced precautions’ for travel

CDC monkeypox warning urges ‘enhanced precautions’ for travel

Placeholder while article actions load The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a monkeypox alert to travelers after cases were reported in North America, Europe and Australia. The Level 2 alert urged people traveling to “Practice Enhanced Precautions,” though the agency said the risk is low for the general public. Confirmed cases of … Read more

Marcos Jr proclaimed next Philippine president with huge win | Health, Medicine and Fitness

Marcos Jr proclaimed next Philippine president with huge win |  Health, Medicine and Fitness

By JIM GOMEZ Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Ferdinand Marcos Jr. was proclaimed the next president of the Philippines by a joint session of Congress on Wednesday following a landslide election triumph 36 years after his dictator father was ousted in a pro-democracy uprising. The Senate and House of Representatives also declared that his … Read more

Local community meets to discuss mental health resources after Texas school shooting

Local community meets to discuss mental health resources after Texas school shooting

Local community meets to discuss mental health resources after Texas school shooting FOX 29’s Chris O’Connell discusses mental health resources for the local community as the world mourns the tragic shooting in Uvalde, Texas. NORRISTOWN, Pa. – Members of a Montgomery County community gathered Wednesday to discuss mental health in the wake of a shooting … Read more

Vaccines offer little protection against long Covid, study finds

Vaccines offer little protection against long Covid, study finds

A nurse administers a booster shot at a Covid-19 vaccination clinic on April 0=6, 2022 in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The Covid vaccines, while holding up strong against hospitalization and death, offer little protection against long Covid, according to research published Wednesday in the journal Nature Medicine. The findings are disappointing, … Read more

More firearm dealers than mental health providers in Uvalde

More firearm dealers than mental health providers in Uvalde

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The small Texas town of Uvalde has more federally licensed firearm dealers than New York City. Uvalde also has more places where people can legally purchase guns than it does mental health providers. It was at one of those dealers, Oasis Outback, that the suspect in Tuesday’s shooting purchased two AR-15-style … Read more

Seven healthy habits linked to lower risk of

Seven healthy habits linked to lower risk of

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL 4 PM ET, WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2022 MINNEAPOLIS – Seven healthy habits and lifestyle factors may play a role in lowering the risk of dementia in people with the highest genetic risk, according to research published in the May 25, 2022, online issue of neurology®the medical journal of the American Academy … Read more