Health News
8/9/2022

'Please take them off': DeSantis scolds students for wearing face masks



Florida contradicts CDC, says healthy children should not get COVID vaccine



Biden urges return to office



Why L.A. could be the last school district in America to lift its mask mandate



Here's Why You Get Those Little Floaty Things in Your Vision



Poll: Americans sour on government — and each other — 2 years into pandemic



White House pleads for new coronavirus funds: 'We need this money'



Is Europe's new COVID surge coming to America next?



How China's soaring COVID numbers put the rest of the world at risk



Harassment of public health workers widespread during pandemic, study finds



Biden administration admits COVID is 'not gone' as virus returns to White House



Three new signs BA.2 might not hit America as hard as Europe



Biden pleads for funds to fight next COVID surge before it's 'too late'



COVID-19 'long-haulers' don't want to be forgotten as the U.S. goes 'back to normal'



Make It Mom's Best Mother's Day Ever by Baking Her One of These Yummy Cakes



Experts say BA.2 could be more of a 'bump' than a surge. Is this the future of COVID?



White House upset by media focus on administration's COVID-19 cases, rather than on relief bill



U.S. mask mandates are making a comeback. But should they?



Report: Vaccinations could have prevented quarter-million COVID deaths in U.S.



What to consider before taking off your mask on public transit or planes



A new COVID wave — or nothing to worry about? The best- and worst-case scenarios for what comes next



Fauci drops out of D.C. gala amid America's strange pandemic moment



We Found Dozens of Last-Minute Mother's Day Gifts for $25 or Less



Fauci says 'herd immunity' is out of reach, pandemic 'by no means' over



As COVID cases rise, White House urges boosters and new congressional funding



35 Vegetarian BBQ Recipes Perfect for Summer



30 Summer Beach Reads You Won't Be Able to Put Down



Future COVID variants will likely reinfect us multiple times a year, experts say — unless we invest in new vaccines



These 4th of July Activities Are a Game Changer for Your Celebration



CDC urges people to mask where COVID is spiking



COVID vaccines for young children could be coming soon



How to Plan a Festive 4th of July Menu For Every Kind of Crowd



'Historic milestone': Vaccines for kids under 5 may come this month



Monkeypox is 'out of the box' and has Europe on edge



Wish Dad a 'Happy Father's Day' With These Funny (and Emotional) Sayings



COVID reinfections set to spike in U.S. as new variants evade immunity



'The emergency phase of COVID-19 is over': Doctors' group urges Biden administration to revise guidelines for children



Will targeting nicotine reduce smoking deaths?



70 Cool Pumpkin Painting Ideas That Are So Cute (and Just a Little Bit Scary)



'The worst version' of COVID is spreading. Can we update our vaccines in time?



Honor Independence Day With These Inspirational 4th of July Quotes



How fair are criticisms of Biden’s response to Roe’s repeal?



'Immune-evading' BA.5 subvariant now accounts for 65% of U.S. COVID cases



Why hasn’t the U.S. been able to contain monkeypox?



CDC panel endorses new Novavax COVID vaccine



Biden tests positive for COVID-19



The Best Family Halloween Movies on Netflix for Kid-Friendly Scares



Should President Biden be 'working through' COVID-19?



Biden was likely sickened with BA.5 subvariant of Omicron, White House says



Biden now nearly free of COVID symptoms, doctor says



Illinois day-care worker tests positive for monkeypox, officials say, but no cases reported in children


An Illinois day-care worker has tested positive for monkeypox, the Illinois Department of Public Health announced Friday, but no other cases have been reported there.

How to say no: Boundary-setting tips from Nedra Tawwab


Therapist Nedra Glover Tawwab discusses how she helps illuminate choices so people can reclaim control of their lives, establish healthy boundaries and enjoy rewarding relationships.

It's the little things: The only pan every cook needs


A cast-iron pan is one of the most versatile and reliable pieces of kitchen equipment, and unlike most electronic kitchen must-haves, it can last for generations, food writer Casey Barber says. She offers suggestions for the novice cast-iron cook.

What should people know about Paxlovid rebound? Our medical analyst explains


CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Leana Wen answers questions about the phenomenon known as Paxlovid rebound, why it happens and who should take this antiviral medication after contracting Covid-19.

Dangerous artificial marijuana, with names like K2 and Spice, is used less in states where weed is legalized


The use of deadly artificial forms of cannabis that can't be detected in drug and urine tests have been on the rise in the US. Now, a new study has found that the legalization of marijuana might be putting a small dent in their popularity.

Under 60, healthy, vaccinated and boosted? 'You're in a pretty good place' with Covid-19


Data obtained by CNN from New York's largest health-care provider indicates you're very unlikely to become severely ill with Covid-19 if you're under age 60, up to date on your Covid-19 vaccines and don't have underlying health problems, backing up a government plan expected to be announced this week that will ease up on coronavirus restrictions.

Your kids may need help making friends after the big pandemic pause. Here's how


As children resume making friends in person, they may need some additional assistance in connecting with others. Here are some ways to approach this latest challenge.

To prepare for possible monkeypox spread, colleges focus on educating students


With nearly 9,000 confirmed monkeypox cases nationwide, there is growing concern that US college and university campuses could become monkeypox "hotspots" this fall.

How to talk -- or not talk -- to kids about weight


Praising a child's appearance, discouraging junk food and promoting exercise may seem like ways to raise a healthy kid. But conversations around weight and body image can be complicated. Experts share how to talk to kids to promote good relationships with food.

Ashton Kutcher says he battled the debilitating disease 'vasculitis.' Here's what it is


Ashton Kutcher revealed Monday he has battled a serious autoimmune condition called vasculitis that affected his vision, hearing and gait.

Only Lyme disease vaccine in development goes to Phase 3 trial


Vaccine maker Pfizer says it has begun Phase 3 clinical trial of its vaccine candidate against Lyme disease with French vaccine company Valneva SE.

FDA authorizes change in how monkeypox vaccine is given


The US Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization Tuesday that allows health-care providers to change how the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine is administered, stretching out the supply amid high demand.

8 activewear brands you should add to your workout wardrobe


The increasing popularity of stylish, trendy athletic wear has made über-comfortable clothing something that's not just for the gym. It's infiltrated all corners of culture, from high fashion runways to the offices of Silicon Valley executives — and really, it's appropriate for any occasion when you just want to be comfortable.

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Your guide to finding the right Theragun massage gun for you



Earth broke the record for the shortest day since atomic clocks were invented


If you feel like there's less time in the day, you're correct.

This is how to say 'no'


In a world where people struggle with anxiety, depression and burnout, therapist Nedra Glover Tawwab has some solutions.

The pandemic interrupted our kids' friendships. How to help


The past few pandemic years have not made for ideal circumstances for our children to make or deepen friendships.

What to know about Paxlovid rebound


After being diagnosed with Covid-19 last month, President Joe Biden recently tested negative for the coronavirus, only to test positive again a few days later. Biden had taken the antiviral medication Paxlovid, which has been associated with some patients testing positive again for the virus after completing treatment.

Dangerous artificial marijuana is used less in states where weed is legal


There's nothing nice or dreamy about synthetic weed, sold under such catchy names as AK-47, K2, Spice, Scoobie Snacks, Mr. Nice Guy and 24-Karat Dream.

Scientists are trying to 'outsmart cancer'


CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on how scientists have found ways that mRNA vaccines may be helpful in cancer treatment.

Under 60, healthy, vaccinated and boosted? 'You're in a pretty good place' with Covid-19


Data obtained by CNN from New York's largest health-care provider indicates you're very unlikely to become severely ill with Covid-19 if you're under age 60, up to date on your Covid-19 vaccines and don't have underlying health problems, backing up a government plan expected to be announced this week that will ease up on coronavirus restrictions.

CDC expected to ease Covid-19 recommendations, including for schools, as soon as this week


The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to update its guidance for Covid-19 control in the community, including in schools, in the coming days, according to sources familiar with the plan.

Monkeypox is disproportionately affecting Black, Hispanic people, latest CDC breakdown shows


A detailed analysis of monkeypox case records published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday offers new insight into the outbreak, which is disproportionately affecting men who have sex with men, especially those who are Black and Hispanic.

To prepare for possible monkeypox spread, colleges focus on educating students


With nearly 9,000 confirmed monkeypox cases nationwide, there is growing concern that US college and university campuses could become monkeypox "hotspots" this fall.

FDA authorizes change in how monkeypox vaccine is given, stretching supply amid high demand


The US Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization Tuesday that allows health-care providers to change how the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine is administered, stretching out the supply amid high demand.

‘A group of builders changed our lives’


Volunteer builders carried out a home extension for a man with a debilitating neurological condition.

Shauna Lennon: From wheelchair to walking on stage at graduation


University student Shauna Lennon from County Tyrone was involved a serious car accident last year.

Covid 19: 'Giving birth in 2020 was isolating and lonely'


One mother speaks about giving birth in "nightmare" circumstances during the pandemic.

Love Island final: 'I'm very proud of Tasha'


Love Island contestant, Tasha Ghouri was born deaf. Her dad explains the challenges she faces.

The woman who found a new life after being given six weeks to live


In 2015, Andrea Sheardown was diagnosed with a rare liver cancer and given just six weeks to live.

India’s construction workers bear the brunt of heatwave


A brutal heatwave is wreaking havoc on the health and livelihoods of India's working poor.

Does US really have world's highest Covid death toll?


A new report suggests other countries had more excess deaths than US during the pandemic.

Monkeypox wasn’t created in a lab - and other claims debunked


Conspiracies and memes shared during the Covid pandemic are cropping up again.

Bipolar disorder: The group changing attitudes about the condition


Bipolar India is the country's first online community for people living with the mental health condition.

BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron: How worried should we be?


Surges of Covid are happening again around the world, driven by some new subvariants of Omicron.

What is monkeypox and how do you catch it?


Cases of monkeypox are being investigated in several countries, including the UK.

US woman denied termination in Malta: 'I was terrified'


Andrea was medically evacuated to Spain as doctors in Malta could not terminate her pregnancy under the country's ban on abortion.

Pesticide made us sterile, banana workers say


US companies are accused of having used a pesticide in Latin America even though its health risks were known.

She treated Myanmar's resistance and paid with her life


Zarli Naing's decision to help Myanmar's underground resistance cost the young nurse her life.

Why young Arab men turn to anti-impotency drugs


How sexual medication is used in the Arab world as a way of living up to ideals of masculinity.

US President Joe Biden tests positive for Covid after 'rebound' infection


The US president is not experiencing symptoms, but will isolate again after a fresh positive test.

Covid in China: Million in lockdown in Wuhan after four cases


The city where Covid began is under partial lockdown for the first time since the start of the pandemic.

Cancer survivor objects to Spanish beach ad image


The 60-year-old tells the BBC she suspects the government poster used a doctored picture of her.

Pig organs partially revived hour after death


Study could transform access to organs for transplant by reversing some of the damage caused after death.

Over 100,000 monkeypox vaccines procured, government says


The majority of the nearly 2,500 confirmed monkeypox cases in England are in London.

Monkeypox: First deaths outside Africa in Brazil and Spain


Brazil and Spain report fatalities from the virus, but most infections are mild and overall risk is low.

Monkeypox: US declares outbreak a public health emergency


The decision is expected to speed up the distribution of vaccines, treatments and federal resources.

New Zealand fully reopens borders after long pandemic closure


The country shut its borders in March 2020, a move that majorly impacted the tourism industry.

Covid-19: North Korea claims to have recovered from outbreak


There is widespread scepticism over North Korea's claim to have the world's lowest Covid death rate.

US doctor issues warning of many undiagnosed polio cases


The New York State medic says there could be hundreds, or even thousands, of infected people there.

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