For now, wary US treads water with transformed COVID-19

For now, wary US treads water with transformed COVID-19

The fast-changing coronavirus has kicked off summer in the US with lots of infections but relatively few deaths compared to its prior incarnations. COVID-19 is still killing hundreds of Americans each day, but is not nearly as dangerous as it was last fall and winter. “It’s going to be a good summer and we deserve … Read more

Holiday getaway pushes US airport traffic to pandemic high

Holiday getaway pushes US airport traffic to pandemic high

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The Fourth of July holiday weekend is jamming US airports with their biggest crowds since the pandemic began in 2020. About 2.49 million passengers went through security checkpoints at US airports Friday, surpassing the previous pandemic-era record of 2.46 million reached earlier in the week, according to figures released Saturday by … Read more

Severe Thunderstorms Disrupt Air Travel During the 4th of July Weekend – NBC News

Severe Thunderstorms Disrupt Air Travel During the 4th of July Weekend - NBC News

Severe Thunderstorms Disrupt Air Travel During the 4th of July WeekendNBCnews Experts predict large volume of travelers for July 4 weekendWPVI-TV July 4 weekend kicks off hellish summer for air travelKPIX CBS SF Bay Area Slow travel on New Hampshire roads as Fourth of July weekend beginsWMUR Manchester Holiday travel troubles continue at Tampa International … Read more

Man with monkeypox encourages people to get the vaccine

Man with monkeypox encourages people to get the vaccine

It’s based on his own experience with monkeypox. His video of him has been watched about 250,000 times as of Friday afternoon. I have posted it to help educate people about the virus outbreak, to encourage people to get vaccinated and to make it very clear: “You do not want this.” Anyone can get monkeypox, … Read more

Lewy body dementia: What Robin Williams’ widow wants you to know

Lewy body dementia: What Robin Williams' widow wants you to know

The misdiagnosis occurred in May 2014 after Robin had been experiencing severe memory, movement, personality, reasoning, sleep and mood changes. The comedian had undergone multiple tests to identify his problem, most of which were negative. “None of the doctors knew that there was this ghost disease underlying all of this,” Schneider Williams told CNN in … Read more

Women who have gone through menopause have ‘hyperintensities’, raises risk of Alzheimer’s

Women who have gone through menopause have ‘hyperintensities’ on their brain that raises risk of Alzheimer’s and stroke, study finds Researchers found that women who have already undergone menopause have more hyperintensities – a small lesion – on their brain People who have more on their brain are more likely to develop cognitive conditions like … Read more

America’s first monkeypox patient to come forward is an actor from Los Angeles

The first American monkeypox patient to go public with his battle against the tropical virus has slammed health officials for a ‘lackluster’ job of testing for the virus, which has left many cases undiagnosed. Matt Ford, a self-employed actor who splits his time between Los Angeles and New York City, has spoken out to warn … Read more

Sleep duration matters for heart health: AHA checklist

Sleep duration was added to the American Heart Association's health questionnaire.

The American Heart Association added sleep duration to its cardiovascular health checklist. It’s a part of “Life’s Essential 8,” a questionnaire that measures eight key areas to determine a person’s cardiovascular health. In addition to sleep, the new list retained the original categories: diet, physical activity, nicotine exposure, body mass index, blood lipids, blood glucose … Read more