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Woman with monkeypox slams shocking sex 'misinformation'

Woman with monkeypox slams shocking sex ‘misinformation’

A Georgia woman diagnosed with monkeypox said she didn’t contract the “painful” virus via sex — and is using TikTok to fight “misinformation” about the disease. Camille Seaton, 20, began feeling unwell partway through July and rushed to a hospital when she noticed blisters breaking out on her face. The young mother was subsequently stunned …

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Florida’s meningitis outbreak is much more serious than monkeypox, says state’s top doctor

Monkeypox may be in the news, but Florida health officials are alarmed by another, more serious outbreak — meningococcal disease. “Meningococcal disease, to some degree, concerns me more given the severity of the disease,” said Dr. Ulyee Choe, statewide medical director for the Florida Department of Health, at a Wednesday press conference. The meningitis outbreak …

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Exercise in small amounts boosts women’s brain speed, study finds

A delay in the brain’s processing speed is one of the key aspects of cognitive aging. Being able to think more quickly helps with planning, problem-solving, staying focused on tasks and the ability to easily engage in conversations with others. “We found that greater physical activity was associated with greater thinking speed reserve in women, …

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How to manage monkeypox symptoms in kids;  expert offers tips |  Health

How to manage monkeypox symptoms in kids; expert offers tips | Health

As monkeypox infections are growing with each passing day, the scare around its symptoms especially the painful rashes that appear in neck, armpits or groin, is making people dread the zoonotic viral infection. Monkeypox symptoms include fever, headache, back pain, myalgia (muscle aches) and intense asthaenia (lack of energy), swollen lymph nodes, and a rash. …

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Engineered Mattress Tricks Your Body to Fall Asleep Faster

Summary: A new pillow and mattress system stimulates the body to trigger sleepy feelings by using heating and cooling sensations. Researchers say the new system helps people fall asleep faster and improves the quality of overall sleep. Source: UT Austin When people feel sleepy or alert, that sensation is controlled in part by the ebb …

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Science Confirms Turmeric as Effective as 14 Drugs

This thoroughly researched herb has garnered an incredible list of verified therapeutic actions If ever there were a spice that puts existential fear into the bottom line of pharmaceutical companies, it’s turmeric. Turmeric is one of the most thoroughly researched plants in existence today. Its medicinal properties and components (primarily curcumin) have been the subject …

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Dogs that eat raw meat may excrete antibiotic-resistant bacteria that could be passed to humans

Dogs that are fed raw meat are more likely to excrete the antibiotic-resistant bacteria Escherichia coli (E. coli) in their faeces, vets have warned. Prior research has shown that there also is potential for the E. Coli to be passed from the dogs to their human owners through normal, every day interaction. Researchers at the …

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Shows Promise in Treating Lung Cancer

The chemical berberine, which is found in the root of barberries (shown above), is believed to have health-promoting properties. The natural compound berberine, which is present in plants like goldenseal and barberry, has promise for the treatment of lung diseases. According to a recent study, the natural compound berberine, which is present in plants like …

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Researchers identify symptoms associated with increased risk for long COVID

Researchers identify symptoms associated with increased risk for long COVID

LOS ANGELES — From the start of the pandemic, patients and doctors alike have been frustrated by the sizable minority of coronavirus infections that turn into long COVID, a perplexing collection of lingering and often disabling symptoms that persist weeks, months or years after the initial infection subsidies. The condition has been reported in both …

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Where is monkeypox in Michigan?  Here's a map of cases and everything you should know about symptoms

Where is monkeypox in Michigan? Here’s a map of cases and everything you should know about symptoms

According to Michigan health officials, there are currently 19 confirmed cases in the state as of Wednesday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is tracking these cases and is making information about them public. Most cases are in Wayne County, with one case in the county and four in Detroit. According to the …

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