The global tally of confirmed cases of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 surpassed 225 million on Tuesday, as President Joe Biden was gearing up to call for world leaders to work together and get 70% of the global population vaccinated within a year.
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(Bloomberg) -- Ten years ago, the poultry muscle disease known as white striping was almost nonexistent. Now, the fat-boosting ailment shows up in 99% of U.S. store-brand chickens, according to a Humane League study to be released Monday.The animal-welfare nonprofit conducted an investigation in 29 states that found the affliction in virtually all grocery-store-brand chickens sampled. The illness is driven by the extreme conditions of factory farming, which turbocharges the raising process to a
The author said he went to the gynecologist in 2017 and experienced medical transphobia from his provider.
Photo by camilo jimenez on Unsplash The legalization of recreational marijuana use has broadly increased the availability of cannabis and the number of cannabis users. In the latest information (2019) compiled by SAMHSA, an estimated 31.5m individuals over 12 in the US used cannabis in the last month. These rates are growing at approximately 10% per year, with the largest growth in use by adults over 26 (19% growth in 2018-2019). However, growth in the sales of edible cannabis products has outpa
“It’s hard to get rid of so much PTSD," the actress said. "It’s in your bones and it’s in your nervous system for sure.”
- The New York Times
Lanson Jones did not think that the coronavirus would come for him. An avid tennis player in Houston who had not caught so much as a cold during the pandemic, he had refused a vaccine because he worried that it would spoil his streak of good health. But contracting COVID-19 shattered his faith in his body’s defenses — so much so that Jones, nose clogged and appetite vanished, began hunting for anything to spare himself a nightmarish illness. The answer turned out to be monoclonal antibodies, a 1
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San Francisco Mayor London Breed defended her night out last week when she ditched her face covering to dance at a live music event in the city, defying her administration’s indoor masking requirement.
"He cried and just told me how regretful he was of not getting the shot, and he begged me to go get vaccinated," Robby Walker's wife Susan said of her husband's plea before going on a ventilator
- Woman's Day
It may be time to move on from cloth-based face masks altogether.
- Men's Health
The reality is breakthrough cases are becoming more common.
The anti-vaxxers who 'gaslight' medics are destroying the patient-doctor relationship in America, experts warn
Emergency room doctor Stephen Sample told Insider he's feeling "demoralized" after receiving pushback from unvaccinated COVID-19 patients.
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Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photo Getty/YoutubeEven as the coronavirus pandemic ravages her state of Idaho, Kitrina Marcroft has a different problem: an aggressive form of bladder cancer.But surgery will have to wait, she explained in an interview to The Daily Beast this past week. There are too many COVID-19 patients, almost all of them unvaccinated, and not enough beds in Boise, Idaho, hospitals for other patients. "Respiratory Therapists Darian Roy and Kevin Messick provide care t
- Miami Herald
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Sunday report showed 8,976 COVID-19 patients reported from 255 Florida hospitals.
- Business Insider
After the FDA refused to back boosters for everybody aged 16 or above, Dr. Fauci said people should wait for a shot until they're officially eligible.
- Business Insider
COVID-19 vaccine's impact on menstrual cycles needs to be investigated after 30,000 women report changes, says top scientist
Dr. Victoria Male, from Imperial College London, says the changes are safe and short-lived, but it's crucial to find out why it happens.
- Washington Post
The days of full covid coverage are over. Insurers are restoring deductibles and co-pays, leaving patients with big bills.
Jamie Azar left a rehab hospital in Tennessee this week with the help of a walker after spending the entire month of August in the ICU and on a ventilator. She had received a shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in mid-July but tested positive for the coronavirus within 11 days and nearly died. Now Azar, who earns about $36,000 a year as the director of a preschool at a Baptist church in Georgia, is facing thousands of dollars in medical expenses that she can't afford.Subscribe to The Post Most
‘I decided I’d jump the gun’: What to consider before getting a third shot if you’re not eligible yet
An FDA panel voted against recommending third shots of Pfizer for the general public, but recommended them for people who are at least 65 and at high-risk for severe disease.
Eleven states total are affected.
- Who What Wear
Long story short: It worked.
- Men's Health
Five ways to stronger joints as you age.