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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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SF monkeypox cases rise to 141, vaccine waits hit 9 hours

SF monkeypox cases rise to 141, vaccine waits hit 9 hours

A monkeypox vaccine clinic at San Francisco General Hospital opened to long lines Wednesday morning and turned away many people, ABC7 reported. The San Francisco Department of Public Health has requested 35,000 vaccines but only received 3,580 in an initial shipment and another 4,163 this week — “which will be used within days,” Mayor London …

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If Your Stomach Feels Like This, Get Checked for Liver Cancer — Best Life

If Your Stomach Feels Like This, Get Checked for Liver Cancer — Best Life

Your stomach can tell you a lot about your health. Pain, nausea, or cramping could be due to that sketchy lobster roll you had for lunch, or the gastrointestinal bug your child brought home from summer camp—but your stomach can also be affected by health conditions you wouldn’t normally think of as being connected to …

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Why You Should Reach Out to an Old Friend, According to Science

Why You Should Reach Out to an Old Friend, According to Science

Photo: Jacob Lund (Shutterstock) Reconnecting with an old friend you’ve lost touch with might sound like a challenge, but a recent study says it might be worth the effort. According to new research published in the American Psychological Association’s Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, the science actually says you should. You might think you’ll …

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A Danish study of 8,500 women with breast cancer has raised hopes more women can use HRT to treat symptoms of the menopause without increasing their risk of the disease returning (stock image of a breast cancer scan)

Giving HRT to breast cancer survivors does NOT raise risk of recurrence, study suggests

Giving breast cancer survivors hormone replacement therapy is safe, research has suggested. Doctors have for decades avoided recommending HRT to women who have beaten the disease over fears it would trigger a recurrence. Danish scientists have now questioned the concerns, sparked by two studies in the 1990s. They uncovered no increased risk of the disease …

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5 Weight Loss Tips Obesity Doctors Recommend Before Trying Semaglutide

5 Weight Loss Tips Obesity Doctors Recommend Before Trying Semaglutide

Semaglutide is a medication that can help people lose weight when other strategies haven’t worked. Obesity doctors recommend starting with lifestyle changes like diet and exercise, or combining them. Other factors in weight should also be assessed first, including other health conditions and medications. Loading Something is loading. The weight loss drug semaglutide has been …

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US researchers 'hack' fly brains and control them remotely

US researchers ‘hack’ fly brains and control them remotely

A research team consisting of scientists from some of the top institutes in the US have demonstrated a wireless technology that allows neurons in a fly brain to be controlled in less than a second, an institutional press release said. With advances in our understanding of how our brain works, scientists are looking for ways …

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'Zombie Cells' Are Still Alive But Can't Function, And They Accumulate as We Age

‘Zombie Cells’ Are Still Alive But Can’t Function, And They Accumulate as We Age

Damage to the ends of your chromosomes can create “zombie cells” that are still alive but can’t function, according to our recently published study in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology. When cells prepare to divide, their DNA is tightly wound around proteins to form chromosomes that provide structure and support for genetic material. At the …

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