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www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
Coronavirus

Measles warning issued to patients who visited Durham's A&E

NHS trust warns of measles exposure at Durham A&E department. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
5 years ago
Health

What is measles? What to know about measles symptoms, vaccine and treatment

Measles is a highly contagious virus spread through direct contact or the air.
Symptoms of measles include high fever, coughing, runny nose, red eyes, white spots in the mouth, and a specific rash. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
Coronavirus

Measles warning issued to patients who visited Durham's A&E

NHS trust warns of measles exposure at Durham A&E department. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
5 years ago
Health

What is measles? What to know about measles symptoms, vaccine and treatment

Measles is a highly contagious virus spread through direct contact or the air.
Symptoms of measles include high fever, coughing, runny nose, red eyes, white spots in the mouth, and a specific rash. [ more ]
moremmr-vaccine
SFGATE
1 month ago
Health

Why Bay Area allergy season is particularly bad right now

Allergy season in the Bay Area is worsened due to increased vegetation and pollen release caused by a rainy season. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
1 month ago
Health

Experts Warn These Are The Signs Your "Hangover" May Actually Be An Alcohol Intolerance

Alcohol intolerance can develop suddenly, leading to symptoms like flushed cheeks and a stuffy nose even after a single drink. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 month ago
Medicine

Understanding Delayed-Onset Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Delayed-onset PTSD is a rare form where symptoms emerge after more than six months post-trauma. [ more ]
#treatment
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 month ago
Medicine

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: When You're More Than Just Tired

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a misunderstood and pervasive condition that causes constant extreme fatigue, affecting daily life significantly. [ more ]
Alternative Medicine Magazine
1 month ago
Alternative medicine

Lyme Disease: A Stealthy and Controversial Illness

Lyme disease is a serious condition triggered by ticks, needing early diagnosis and treatment to prevent long-term effects. [ more ]
Alternative Medicine Magazine
1 month ago
Alternative medicine

Heartburn or Something Else? Symptoms and Heartburn Home Remedies

Heartburn is a common symptom of acid reflux affecting over 60 million U.S. adults monthly. [ more ]
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
2 months ago
OMG science

Pathways to Recovery: Psychosis and Schizophrenia

Psychosis involves changes in perception and thinking, with early signs including hearing sounds or feeling suspicious. [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Coronavirus

What we know about long COVID from brain fog to physical fatigue : Short Wave

Long COVID encompasses a range of debilitating symptoms affecting millions of people.
There are no validated treatments for long COVID, and the lack of answers is frustrating for both patients and doctors. [ more ]
time.com
4 months ago
Health

Long COVID Doesn't Always Look Like You Think It Does

Long COVID symptoms vary widely among individuals.
Challenges in detecting and diagnosing Long COVID. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 month ago
Medicine

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: When You're More Than Just Tired

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a misunderstood and pervasive condition that causes constant extreme fatigue, affecting daily life significantly. [ more ]
Alternative Medicine Magazine
1 month ago
Alternative medicine

Lyme Disease: A Stealthy and Controversial Illness

Lyme disease is a serious condition triggered by ticks, needing early diagnosis and treatment to prevent long-term effects. [ more ]
Alternative Medicine Magazine
1 month ago
Alternative medicine

Heartburn or Something Else? Symptoms and Heartburn Home Remedies

Heartburn is a common symptom of acid reflux affecting over 60 million U.S. adults monthly. [ more ]
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
2 months ago
OMG science

Pathways to Recovery: Psychosis and Schizophrenia

Psychosis involves changes in perception and thinking, with early signs including hearing sounds or feeling suspicious. [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Coronavirus

What we know about long COVID from brain fog to physical fatigue : Short Wave

Long COVID encompasses a range of debilitating symptoms affecting millions of people.
There are no validated treatments for long COVID, and the lack of answers is frustrating for both patients and doctors. [ more ]
time.com
4 months ago
Health

Long COVID Doesn't Always Look Like You Think It Does

Long COVID symptoms vary widely among individuals.
Challenges in detecting and diagnosing Long COVID. [ more ]
moretreatment
#heat-stroke
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Health

What E.R. Doctors Want You to Know About Extreme Heat

Heat illnesses range from mild symptoms like heat rash to severe conditions like heat stroke, which can be life-threatening. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
5 years ago
Health

Heat stroke vs heat exhaustion: What's the difference and what are the symptoms?

Heat stroke is a severe heat-related illness with symptoms escalating from heat exhaustion. Recognizing and treating heat-related illnesses promptly is crucial. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Health

What E.R. Doctors Want You to Know About Extreme Heat

Heat illnesses range from mild symptoms like heat rash to severe conditions like heat stroke, which can be life-threatening. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
5 years ago
Health

Heat stroke vs heat exhaustion: What's the difference and what are the symptoms?

Heat stroke is a severe heat-related illness with symptoms escalating from heat exhaustion. Recognizing and treating heat-related illnesses promptly is crucial. [ more ]
moreheat-stroke
#adhd
BuzzFeed
1 month ago
Women

7 Sneaky Signs Of ADHD In Women

The rate of ADHD diagnoses in women has doubled from 2020 to 2022, reflecting a growing trend of more women being diagnosed with ADHD. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
2 months ago
Health

These 6 Personality Traits May Secretly Be ADHD According To Experts

ADHD is not just limited to children; many adults remain undiagnosed, especially women. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
5 months ago
Mental health

"Why Is My ADHD So Bad Today?" | Coping Tips For Better Days

Living with ADHD can feel like a constant battle between hyper-focus and extreme difficulty focusing.
Bad ADHD days can be overwhelming, make it hard to stay organized, and result in impulsive behavior. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
1 month ago
Women

7 Sneaky Signs Of ADHD In Women

The rate of ADHD diagnoses in women has doubled from 2020 to 2022, reflecting a growing trend of more women being diagnosed with ADHD. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
2 months ago
Health

These 6 Personality Traits May Secretly Be ADHD According To Experts

ADHD is not just limited to children; many adults remain undiagnosed, especially women. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
5 months ago
Mental health

"Why Is My ADHD So Bad Today?" | Coping Tips For Better Days

Living with ADHD can feel like a constant battle between hyper-focus and extreme difficulty focusing.
Bad ADHD days can be overwhelming, make it hard to stay organized, and result in impulsive behavior. [ more ]
moreadhd
Scary Mommy
1 month ago
Health

Why TF Do I Look So Ugly Around My Period?

Physical changes during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle are normal and can include mood swings, bloating, acne, fatigue, and more. [ more ]
#causes
www.newsshopper.co.uk
1 month ago
Health

What is inflammatory bowel disease? See symptoms and more

IBD refers to Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, characterized by chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
2 months ago
Mental health

Trichophobia (Fear Of Hair): What Is It, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment And More

Trichophobia is an excessive and persistent fear of hair, especially fallen hair on surfaces like clothing or furniture, triggering emotional and physical symptoms. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
3 months ago
Mental health

What Are Irrational Fears? Examples, Signs, Causes, And More!

Fear can be irrational and classified as a phobia when it becomes excessive and interferes with daily life.
Irrational fears can trigger physical and emotional distress, manifesting through various symptoms. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
1 month ago
Health

What is inflammatory bowel disease? See symptoms and more

IBD refers to Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, characterized by chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
2 months ago
Mental health

Trichophobia (Fear Of Hair): What Is It, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment And More

Trichophobia is an excessive and persistent fear of hair, especially fallen hair on surfaces like clothing or furniture, triggering emotional and physical symptoms. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
3 months ago
Mental health

What Are Irrational Fears? Examples, Signs, Causes, And More!

Fear can be irrational and classified as a phobia when it becomes excessive and interferes with daily life.
Irrational fears can trigger physical and emotional distress, manifesting through various symptoms. [ more ]
morecauses
#california
Sacramento Bee
1 month ago
Coronavirus

Are new COVID variants - called 'FLiRT' - spreading in California? A UC doctor explains

The FLiRT variants, KP.1.1 and KP.2, are rapidly spreading in California, showing increased transmissibility. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
3 months ago
Health

Measles in Northern California: How contagious is the virus? What are the symptoms?

Measles outbreak in Northern California involving unvaccinated children.
Measles symptoms and contagiousness highlighted by health officials. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Public health

California and Oregon Ease Covid Isolation Rules, Breaking With C.D.C.

Oregon and California have relaxed the rule that individuals with a positive Covid-19 test must stay away from others, as long as they have no symptoms.
Some health experts are concerned about this approach, especially as cases surge due to a new variant. [ more ]
The Sacramento Bee
6 months ago
Coronavirus

Flu is on the rise in California. These counties have it the worst as season nears peak

Flu activity is increasing in California and is expected to peak in the next few months.
The central region of the state has the most flu activity. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
1 month ago
Coronavirus

Are new COVID variants - called 'FLiRT' - spreading in California? A UC doctor explains

The FLiRT variants, KP.1.1 and KP.2, are rapidly spreading in California, showing increased transmissibility. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
3 months ago
Health

Measles in Northern California: How contagious is the virus? What are the symptoms?

Measles outbreak in Northern California involving unvaccinated children.
Measles symptoms and contagiousness highlighted by health officials. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Public health

California and Oregon Ease Covid Isolation Rules, Breaking With C.D.C.

Oregon and California have relaxed the rule that individuals with a positive Covid-19 test must stay away from others, as long as they have no symptoms.
Some health experts are concerned about this approach, especially as cases surge due to a new variant. [ more ]
The Sacramento Bee
6 months ago
Coronavirus

Flu is on the rise in California. These counties have it the worst as season nears peak

Flu activity is increasing in California and is expected to peak in the next few months.
The central region of the state has the most flu activity. [ more ]
morecalifornia
#colorectal-cancer
TODAY.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Doctors said moms' bowel changes were hemorrhoids thanks to pregnancy. It was colon cancer

Pregnant women with colorectal cancer symptoms might be misdiagnosed due to similarities with pregnancy-related issues. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
3 months ago
Wellness

The 1 Unexpected Sign Of Colon Cancer, According To Doctors

Never discount symptoms like blood in stool, abdominal pain, bowel changes, or weight loss; inform your doctor.
Colonoscopies or screenings are crucial for early detection and risk reduction of colorectal cancer, especially with family history or specific conditions. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
3 months ago
Wellness

Experts Shared 5 Signs That You Should Get A Colonoscopy Before Age 45

Colorectal cancer rates increasing in younger adults in the US.
Importance of early screening for colorectal cancer based on symptoms. [ more ]
TODAY.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Doctors said moms' bowel changes were hemorrhoids thanks to pregnancy. It was colon cancer

Pregnant women with colorectal cancer symptoms might be misdiagnosed due to similarities with pregnancy-related issues. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
3 months ago
Wellness

The 1 Unexpected Sign Of Colon Cancer, According To Doctors

Never discount symptoms like blood in stool, abdominal pain, bowel changes, or weight loss; inform your doctor.
Colonoscopies or screenings are crucial for early detection and risk reduction of colorectal cancer, especially with family history or specific conditions. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
3 months ago
Wellness

Experts Shared 5 Signs That You Should Get A Colonoscopy Before Age 45

Colorectal cancer rates increasing in younger adults in the US.
Importance of early screening for colorectal cancer based on symptoms. [ more ]
morecolorectal-cancer
Alternative Medicine Magazine
1 month ago
Alternative medicine

Safe, Natural Tips to Avoid Losing Eyesight Due to Diabetes

Early detection and management of diabetic eye conditions are essential in preventing vision loss. [ more ]
#recovery
Sun Sentinel
2 months ago
OMG science

A Memorial Healthcare stroke doctor survived a stroke. Here's how to know if it could happen to you

Delay in seeking medical treatment for stroke symptoms can lead to severe consequences, including permanent damage or death. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
Health

Is it normal for cold-like symptoms to last for weeks? An expert explains

Respiratory viruses, including Covid-19, influenza, and RSV, are causing rising levels of hospitalizations.
Symptoms of respiratory illnesses can last up to two weeks, but longer recovery times are not uncommon.
Specific symptoms, like cough or runny nose, can linger even after other symptoms resolve. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 month ago
Mental health

College Burnout: It's Real And Here's How to Deal With It

Recognize and address college burnout early to prevent long-term negative impacts on academic and personal life. [ more ]
Sun Sentinel
2 months ago
OMG science

A Memorial Healthcare stroke doctor survived a stroke. Here's how to know if it could happen to you

Delay in seeking medical treatment for stroke symptoms can lead to severe consequences, including permanent damage or death. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
Health

Is it normal for cold-like symptoms to last for weeks? An expert explains

Respiratory viruses, including Covid-19, influenza, and RSV, are causing rising levels of hospitalizations.
Symptoms of respiratory illnesses can last up to two weeks, but longer recovery times are not uncommon.
Specific symptoms, like cough or runny nose, can linger even after other symptoms resolve. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 month ago
Mental health

College Burnout: It's Real And Here's How to Deal With It

Recognize and address college burnout early to prevent long-term negative impacts on academic and personal life. [ more ]
morerecovery
Fast Company
2 months ago
Health

Planters nuts recall: Listeria fears impact products sold at Dollar Tree and Publix in these states

Recall of specific Planters nut products due to Listeria concerns. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
2 months ago
Health

Spring Mania in Bipolar Disorder: What Is It And What To Do

Spring mania in bipolar disorder can disrupt the usual joy of spring with intense manic symptoms such as heightened energy and impulsive behavior. [ more ]
#risk-factors
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Medicine

Why Are Younger Adults Developing This Common Heart Condition?

Atrial fibrillation is affecting more people under 65, leading to increased risk of death and other cardiovascular issues. [ more ]
HuffPost
3 months ago
Health

What Is Luminal B Breast Cancer? Olivia Munn's Diagnosis Explained.

Luminal B breast cancer is aggressive and fast-growing.
Signs of luminal B breast cancer are similar to other types of breast cancer, including nipple changes and breast masses. [ more ]
HuffPost
4 months ago
Health

4 Sneaky Signs Of Lung Cancer You Should Know

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.
Low screening rates for lung cancer despite recommendations. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Medicine

Why Are Younger Adults Developing This Common Heart Condition?

Atrial fibrillation is affecting more people under 65, leading to increased risk of death and other cardiovascular issues. [ more ]
HuffPost
3 months ago
Health

What Is Luminal B Breast Cancer? Olivia Munn's Diagnosis Explained.

Luminal B breast cancer is aggressive and fast-growing.
Signs of luminal B breast cancer are similar to other types of breast cancer, including nipple changes and breast masses. [ more ]
HuffPost
4 months ago
Health

4 Sneaky Signs Of Lung Cancer You Should Know

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.
Low screening rates for lung cancer despite recommendations. [ more ]
morerisk-factors
#vaccination
Irish Independent
2 months ago
Coronavirus

Parents warned families may have been exposed to measles after case linked to Dublin play centre

Public health alert issued for measles exposure at Ship Shape Kids play center in Dublin, urging vigilance for symptoms and vaccination. [ more ]
Irish Independent
2 months ago
Coronavirus

Measles alert as case linked to Dublin play centre and HSE warns parents to watch for symptoms

Measles alert issued for Dublin and North East region due to confirmed cases, stressing importance of vaccination and being alert to symptoms. [ more ]
Kqed
3 months ago
Coronavirus

Why Are Bay Area Health Officials Warning About Measles? | KQED

Public health officials in the Bay Area are urging residents to be vigilant for measles symptoms and ensure they are up-to-date on vaccinations.
Measles symptoms can emerge between seven and 21 days after exposure and about 1 in 5 unvaccinated people infected may require hospitalization, with fatal outcomes possible. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
3 months ago
Coronavirus

How to protect your family amid whooping cough outbreak in Marin County

Whooping cough outbreak in Marin County with 113 cases, 65 from Tamalpais High School.
Symptoms start mild but progress to severe cough; infants are at higher risk due to delayed vaccination. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Public health

Measles Cases are Rising. Here's What to Know About Symptoms.

Measles is highly contagious, spreading easily through coughing, sneezing, and contaminated surfaces.
Vaccination is crucial, especially for travelers, as infected individuals can spread the virus before symptoms appear. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
3 months ago
Health

Alameda Co. issues warning after possible measles exposure at San Leandro restaurant

Possible measles exposure at a San Leandro restaurant on March 9 from 4:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Health officials advise those meeting specific criteria to contact a healthcare provider. [ more ]
Irish Independent
2 months ago
Coronavirus

Parents warned families may have been exposed to measles after case linked to Dublin play centre

Public health alert issued for measles exposure at Ship Shape Kids play center in Dublin, urging vigilance for symptoms and vaccination. [ more ]
Irish Independent
2 months ago
Coronavirus

Measles alert as case linked to Dublin play centre and HSE warns parents to watch for symptoms

Measles alert issued for Dublin and North East region due to confirmed cases, stressing importance of vaccination and being alert to symptoms. [ more ]
Kqed
3 months ago
Coronavirus

Why Are Bay Area Health Officials Warning About Measles? | KQED

Public health officials in the Bay Area are urging residents to be vigilant for measles symptoms and ensure they are up-to-date on vaccinations.
Measles symptoms can emerge between seven and 21 days after exposure and about 1 in 5 unvaccinated people infected may require hospitalization, with fatal outcomes possible. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
3 months ago
Coronavirus

How to protect your family amid whooping cough outbreak in Marin County

Whooping cough outbreak in Marin County with 113 cases, 65 from Tamalpais High School.
Symptoms start mild but progress to severe cough; infants are at higher risk due to delayed vaccination. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Public health

Measles Cases are Rising. Here's What to Know About Symptoms.

Measles is highly contagious, spreading easily through coughing, sneezing, and contaminated surfaces.
Vaccination is crucial, especially for travelers, as infected individuals can spread the virus before symptoms appear. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
3 months ago
Health

Alameda Co. issues warning after possible measles exposure at San Leandro restaurant

Possible measles exposure at a San Leandro restaurant on March 9 from 4:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Health officials advise those meeting specific criteria to contact a healthcare provider. [ more ]
morevaccination
#long-covid
BBC News
3 months ago
Coronavirus

'Long Covid' blood clues could prompt future trials

People with long Covid show signs of ongoing inflammation in their blood, impacting symptom development.
The severity of initial Covid infection does not predict the likelihood of developing long Covid. [ more ]
Nature
3 months ago
Medicine

Long COVID still has no cure - so these patients are turning to research

Long COVID can lead to debilitating and bewildering symptoms, extending beyond the initial infection period.
Limited availability of high-quality testing in the early days of the pandemic complicated diagnosis and treatment for long COVID. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Coronavirus

Time to stop using term long Covid' for symptoms like those after flu, study finds

Long Covid symptoms may be similar to other post-viral syndromes like flu.
Using terms like 'long Covid' can create hypervigilance and hinder recovery. [ more ]
Ars Technica
4 months ago
OMG science

First state-level look at long COVID reveals the seven hardest-hit states

The prevalence of long COVID varies widely across different states in the US, with some states experiencing higher rates than others.
The CDC's estimates are based on survey responses and define long COVID as any self-reported symptoms lasting 3 or more months after a COVID-19 infection. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Coronavirus

New Research Raises Concerns About Long Covid in Children

Long Covid can have serious neurological, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, and behavioral symptoms in children.
10-20 percent of children in the US who had Covid developed long Covid, according to the review. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Coronavirus

1 in 4 COVID patients developed long-haul symptoms, study reveals

About 1 in 4 coronavirus patients develop long COVID, lasting for months or even years.
Study analyzed U.S. Census data finding 24.4% of American adults with lasting COVID symptoms. [ more ]
BBC News
3 months ago
Coronavirus

'Long Covid' blood clues could prompt future trials

People with long Covid show signs of ongoing inflammation in their blood, impacting symptom development.
The severity of initial Covid infection does not predict the likelihood of developing long Covid. [ more ]
Nature
3 months ago
Medicine

Long COVID still has no cure - so these patients are turning to research

Long COVID can lead to debilitating and bewildering symptoms, extending beyond the initial infection period.
Limited availability of high-quality testing in the early days of the pandemic complicated diagnosis and treatment for long COVID. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Coronavirus

Time to stop using term long Covid' for symptoms like those after flu, study finds

Long Covid symptoms may be similar to other post-viral syndromes like flu.
Using terms like 'long Covid' can create hypervigilance and hinder recovery. [ more ]
Ars Technica
4 months ago
OMG science

First state-level look at long COVID reveals the seven hardest-hit states

The prevalence of long COVID varies widely across different states in the US, with some states experiencing higher rates than others.
The CDC's estimates are based on survey responses and define long COVID as any self-reported symptoms lasting 3 or more months after a COVID-19 infection. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Coronavirus

New Research Raises Concerns About Long Covid in Children

Long Covid can have serious neurological, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, and behavioral symptoms in children.
10-20 percent of children in the US who had Covid developed long Covid, according to the review. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Coronavirus

1 in 4 COVID patients developed long-haul symptoms, study reveals

About 1 in 4 coronavirus patients develop long COVID, lasting for months or even years.
Study analyzed U.S. Census data finding 24.4% of American adults with lasting COVID symptoms. [ more ]
morelong-covid
#testing
Sacramento Bee
3 months ago
Coronavirus

Is it COVID, flu or allergies? California health experts tell how to identify symptoms

Respiratory viruses circulate year-round in California
California health officials recommend seeking testing to determine the specific illness [ more ]
HuffPost
4 months ago
Health

4 Signs You May Actually Have Two Illnesses At The Same Time

Symptoms of different viruses can overlap making it challenging to diagnose multiple infections.
Getting tested is crucial to differentiate between various respiratory illnesses and confirm if multiple infections are present. [ more ]
HuffPost
4 months ago
Coronavirus

The Biggest Early Warning Signs Of A COVID-19 Infection Now

COVID cases are decreasing, but it's still important to understand the signs of infection.
The early signs of a COVID infection can include headache or fatigue. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Coronavirus

A Guide to Managing Covid This Summer

The FLiRT variants of the coronavirus are gaining traction, with KP.2 accounting for 28.5% of cases, potentially leading to an increase in cases this summer. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
3 months ago
Coronavirus

Is it COVID, flu or allergies? California health experts tell how to identify symptoms

Respiratory viruses circulate year-round in California
California health officials recommend seeking testing to determine the specific illness [ more ]
HuffPost
4 months ago
Health

4 Signs You May Actually Have Two Illnesses At The Same Time

Symptoms of different viruses can overlap making it challenging to diagnose multiple infections.
Getting tested is crucial to differentiate between various respiratory illnesses and confirm if multiple infections are present. [ more ]
HuffPost
4 months ago
Coronavirus

The Biggest Early Warning Signs Of A COVID-19 Infection Now

COVID cases are decreasing, but it's still important to understand the signs of infection.
The early signs of a COVID infection can include headache or fatigue. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Coronavirus

A Guide to Managing Covid This Summer

The FLiRT variants of the coronavirus are gaining traction, with KP.2 accounting for 28.5% of cases, potentially leading to an increase in cases this summer. [ more ]
moretesting
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Mental health

What are the symptoms of dementia and how do you get a diagnosis?

Dementia is a group of related symptoms associated with a decline in brain function, with Alzheimer's disease being the most common subtype.
Symptoms of dementia can affect memory, thinking, behavior, mood, and daily activities, and typically worsen over time. [ more ]
#mental-health
BuzzFeed
3 months ago
Mental health

Here's How Perimenopause Affects Mental Health, And How To Manage Symptoms

Perimenopause can lead to mood fluctuations that resemble a villain origin story with symptoms like insomnia and feeling warmer than usual.
Perimenopause is a transition period to menopause that can last from two to eight years, starting around the age of 40, with unpredictable symptoms affecting mental health. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
3 months ago
Mental health

All You Need To Know About Brief Psychotic Disorder

Brief psychotic disorder involves temporary psychotic episodes like schizophrenia.
Different types of brief psychotic disorder include stressor-free, postpartum, and reactive. [ more ]
HuffPost
5 months ago
Health

Why Do My Symptoms Go Away Once I Arrive At My Doctor's Office?

Chronic illness patients may feel the need to amplify symptoms to be taken seriously
Symptoms may fluctuate and be affected by mental health [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
6 months ago
Wellness

10 Weird Symptoms of Anxiety You Might Not Have Heard Of!

Anxiety can manifest in different ways and rarely looks the same in everyone.
There are unusual and weird symptoms of anxiety that are often not discussed. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
3 months ago
Mental health

Here's How Perimenopause Affects Mental Health, And How To Manage Symptoms

Perimenopause can lead to mood fluctuations that resemble a villain origin story with symptoms like insomnia and feeling warmer than usual.
Perimenopause is a transition period to menopause that can last from two to eight years, starting around the age of 40, with unpredictable symptoms affecting mental health. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
3 months ago
Mental health

All You Need To Know About Brief Psychotic Disorder

Brief psychotic disorder involves temporary psychotic episodes like schizophrenia.
Different types of brief psychotic disorder include stressor-free, postpartum, and reactive. [ more ]
HuffPost
5 months ago
Health

Why Do My Symptoms Go Away Once I Arrive At My Doctor's Office?

Chronic illness patients may feel the need to amplify symptoms to be taken seriously
Symptoms may fluctuate and be affected by mental health [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
6 months ago
Wellness

10 Weird Symptoms of Anxiety You Might Not Have Heard Of!

Anxiety can manifest in different ways and rarely looks the same in everyone.
There are unusual and weird symptoms of anxiety that are often not discussed. [ more ]
moremental-health
Cbsnews
3 months ago
Coronavirus

Rare human case of bird flu contracted in Texas following contact with dairy cattle

First human case of bird flu reported in Texas after contact with infected cattle.
Symptoms of bird flu in humans can range from mild to severe, including eye infection and pneumonia. [ more ]
#health-risks
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
3 months ago
Mental health

Alcohol Intoxication - What is it, and how to deal with it

Alcohol intoxication occurs from excessive drinking in a short time, leading to physical and behavioral symptoms.
Symptoms of alcohol intoxication range from mild to severe depending on the amount consumed and metabolism speed. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Public health

Norovirus Cases Rise in the U.S.

Norovirus is highly contagious and causes unpleasant symptoms like nausea, vomiting, body aches, and diarrhea.
The virus can lead to serious illness, especially in young children and older adults, possibly resulting in hospitalization or death. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
3 months ago
Mental health

Alcohol Intoxication - What is it, and how to deal with it

Alcohol intoxication occurs from excessive drinking in a short time, leading to physical and behavioral symptoms.
Symptoms of alcohol intoxication range from mild to severe depending on the amount consumed and metabolism speed. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Public health

Norovirus Cases Rise in the U.S.

Norovirus is highly contagious and causes unpleasant symptoms like nausea, vomiting, body aches, and diarrhea.
The virus can lead to serious illness, especially in young children and older adults, possibly resulting in hospitalization or death. [ more ]
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eastbaytimes.com
3 months ago
Health

Measles exposure may have occurred at San Leandro restaurant

Visitors to a restaurant in San Leandro may have been exposed to the measles virus on March 9. The health department advised specific groups to get checked immediately. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
3 months ago
Wellness

Keep Calm & Sleep Tight: Your Guide to Beating Sleep Anxiety

Sleep anxiety is a common condition disrupting sleep and well-being.
Symptoms of sleep anxiety include racing thoughts, tossing and turning, daytime fatigue, and fear of falling asleep. [ more ]
Mail Online
3 months ago
Health

Havana Syndrome victims face 'real' and 'profound' symptoms: NIH study

Persistent dizziness and balance issues were identified in 28% of 'Havana Syndrome' patients.
Research indicates functional brain issues similar to 'mini-strokes' due to potential exposure to electromagnetic and/or acoustic stimuli. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Public health

Polio: All you need to know about the viral disease DW 03/14/2024

Polio is caused by poliovirus, leading to severe outcomes especially in young children.
Two types of poliovirus exist: wild and vaccine-derived, with different worldwide prevalence. [ more ]
Mail Online
4 months ago
Health

Ovarian cancer patients googled symptoms a YEAR before diagnosis

Search engine data can potentially help detect ovarian cancer earlier by analyzing symptoms searched online.
Ovarian cancer can show warning signs like urinary symptoms and pelvic pain months in advance before traditional diagnosis. [ more ]
#cdc
Sacramento Bee
4 months ago
Coronavirus

'California is buzzing with norovirus,' expert says. What to know about stomach flu spread

Norovirus is on the rise in the United States, especially during late fall, winter, and early spring.
Norovirus is the leading cause of vomiting and diarrhea in the U.S., easily spread and impacting all age groups. [ more ]
HuffPost
4 months ago
Coronavirus

What The CDC's Potential New COVID Isolation Rules Mean For You

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering changing its COVID-19 isolation guidance.
The new guidelines would depend on symptoms rather than a fixed isolation period. [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Coronavirus

The CDC may be reconsidering its COVID isolation guidance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may soon drop its isolation guidance for people with COVID-19.
The CDC may advise people to rely on symptoms instead of a set number of days for isolation. [ more ]
Ars Technica
4 months ago
Coronavirus

CDC to update its COVID isolation guidance, ditching 5-day rule: Report

The CDC is preparing to update its COVID-19 isolation guidance to remove the minimum five-day isolation period and instead base it solely on symptoms.
The updated guidance is expected to be released in April and would be the first loosening of guidelines since the end of 2021. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
Health

Tuberculosis: Symptoms and treatment, and who should be tested

Santa Clara County had the second highest case for tuberculosis in the US.
Tuberculosis can be spread through the air by coughing, sneezing, or speaking, and the symptoms can be coughing, chest pain, and fatigue. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
1 month ago
Coronavirus

I'm Now Worried About Bird Flu-and You Probably Should Be Too

Third person in the U.S. tests positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza virus after exposure to infected cows on a farm. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
4 months ago
Coronavirus

'California is buzzing with norovirus,' expert says. What to know about stomach flu spread

Norovirus is on the rise in the United States, especially during late fall, winter, and early spring.
Norovirus is the leading cause of vomiting and diarrhea in the U.S., easily spread and impacting all age groups. [ more ]
HuffPost
4 months ago
Coronavirus

What The CDC's Potential New COVID Isolation Rules Mean For You

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering changing its COVID-19 isolation guidance.
The new guidelines would depend on symptoms rather than a fixed isolation period. [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Coronavirus

The CDC may be reconsidering its COVID isolation guidance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may soon drop its isolation guidance for people with COVID-19.
The CDC may advise people to rely on symptoms instead of a set number of days for isolation. [ more ]
Ars Technica
4 months ago
Coronavirus

CDC to update its COVID isolation guidance, ditching 5-day rule: Report

The CDC is preparing to update its COVID-19 isolation guidance to remove the minimum five-day isolation period and instead base it solely on symptoms.
The updated guidance is expected to be released in April and would be the first loosening of guidelines since the end of 2021. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
Health

Tuberculosis: Symptoms and treatment, and who should be tested

Santa Clara County had the second highest case for tuberculosis in the US.
Tuberculosis can be spread through the air by coughing, sneezing, or speaking, and the symptoms can be coughing, chest pain, and fatigue. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
1 month ago
Coronavirus

I'm Now Worried About Bird Flu-and You Probably Should Be Too

Third person in the U.S. tests positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza virus after exposure to infected cows on a farm. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Public health

Your 2024 Guide to Covid Symptoms and Treatment

Common Covid symptoms remain consistent, including fatigue, sore throat, congestion, and body aches.
Milder symptoms are being experienced by most due to pre-existing immunity from vaccines or prior infections. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Parenting

I'm an ex-paramedic - here's how to tell if a child's head bump is serious

Children showing signs of serious head injuries need urgent medical attention.
Types of head injuries include concussion, contusion, and skull fracture. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
4 months ago
Public health

What is Alaskapox? Virus symptoms, signs, and what to know about human transmission

Alaskapox virus, similar to smallpox and monkeypox, has caused the first known fatality in Alaska.
Most cases of Alaskapox result in mild illnesses that resolve on their own within a few weeks. [ more ]
#heart-attack
BuzzFeed
5 months ago
Health

This One Subtle Sign Of A Heart Attack Is Something Many People Often Ignore

Stomach symptoms such as nausea and vomiting can be signs of a heart attack, especially in women.
Women may experience different symptoms of a heart attack than men, including jaw pain, neck pain, and upper abdomen pain. [ more ]
HuffPost
5 months ago
Health

1 Subtle Sign Of A Heart Attack That Many People Ignore

Nausea and vomiting can be symptoms of a heart attack, especially in women.
Heart attacks can present differently in women than in men, leading to misdiagnosis or dismissal of symptoms. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
7 months ago
Women

Mom opens up about heart attack she thought was the flu

A woman mistook her heart attack symptoms for the flu or a respiratory infection.
Women are more likely to ignore or downplay heart attack symptoms. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
5 months ago
Health

This One Subtle Sign Of A Heart Attack Is Something Many People Often Ignore

Stomach symptoms such as nausea and vomiting can be signs of a heart attack, especially in women.
Women may experience different symptoms of a heart attack than men, including jaw pain, neck pain, and upper abdomen pain. [ more ]
HuffPost
5 months ago
Health

1 Subtle Sign Of A Heart Attack That Many People Ignore

Nausea and vomiting can be symptoms of a heart attack, especially in women.
Heart attacks can present differently in women than in men, leading to misdiagnosis or dismissal of symptoms. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
7 months ago
Women

Mom opens up about heart attack she thought was the flu

A woman mistook her heart attack symptoms for the flu or a respiratory infection.
Women are more likely to ignore or downplay heart attack symptoms. [ more ]
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www.eastbaytimes.com
5 months ago
Education

AUSD Notes: Alameda schools realign COVID-19 policies with state's

The California Public Health Department has updated its protocols for COVID-19 positive individuals, including students and staff in schools.
Under the new protocols, students and staff who test positive and have symptoms must stay home until their symptoms are improving and they have been fever-free for at least 24 hours. [ more ]
#covid-19-testing
The Mercury News
6 months ago
Coronavirus

With COVID on the rise, your at-home test may be taking longer to show a positive result

Rapid tests for COVID-19 may take longer to return positive results due to accumulated immunity from vaccinations or previous infections.
People who initially test negative for COVID-19 despite having symptoms could have a false sense of security and be contagious. [ more ]
www.bostonherald.com
6 months ago
Coronavirus

With COVID on the rise, your at-home test may be taking longer to show a positive result

Delay in accurate test results due to accumulated immunity from vaccines or previous infections.
Testing recommendations: Test immediately if symptomatic, a positive rapid test is reliable, but a negative test may require retesting later. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Public health

How to Make the Most of Your At-Home Covid Test

At-home Covid tests are still available in pharmacies and grocery stores.
Rapid tests can accurately detect contagiousness, but timing is important. [ more ]
The Mercury News
6 months ago
Coronavirus

With COVID on the rise, your at-home test may be taking longer to show a positive result

Rapid tests for COVID-19 may take longer to return positive results due to accumulated immunity from vaccinations or previous infections.
People who initially test negative for COVID-19 despite having symptoms could have a false sense of security and be contagious. [ more ]
www.bostonherald.com
6 months ago
Coronavirus

With COVID on the rise, your at-home test may be taking longer to show a positive result

Delay in accurate test results due to accumulated immunity from vaccines or previous infections.
Testing recommendations: Test immediately if symptomatic, a positive rapid test is reliable, but a negative test may require retesting later. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Public health

How to Make the Most of Your At-Home Covid Test

At-home Covid tests are still available in pharmacies and grocery stores.
Rapid tests can accurately detect contagiousness, but timing is important. [ more ]
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New York Post
6 months ago
Health

What is appendiceal cancer? 'Cleaning Lady' star Adan Canto dead from rare disease

Appendiceal cancer, also known as appendix cancer, is a rare condition that has become more common in recent years.
The incidence of malignant appendiceal tumors has increased significantly in the US and Canada between 2000 and 2016.
Appendix cancer is often misdiagnosed and confused with colon cancer, leading to delayed diagnosis and treatment. [ more ]
#covid-19
time.com
6 months ago
Coronavirus

I Was Exposed to COVID-19. How Long Will It Take for Symptoms to Start?

The incubation period for COVID-19 has shortened significantly since the start of the pandemic, with the Omicron variant having an average incubation period of about three days.
The virus' shorter incubation period can be attributed to its evolution and the population's increased exposure to the virus through vaccination or illness. [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
Coronavirus

COVID-19 makes wintertime comeback in Germany DW 12/18/2023

Despite high vaccination rates in Germany, viral infections including COVID-19 are still prevalent, causing a surge in doctor's appointments.
Symptoms of viral infections are mostly mild, resembling regular winter illnesses and leading to an increase in sick days. [ more ]
time.com
6 months ago
Coronavirus

I Was Exposed to COVID-19. How Long Will It Take for Symptoms to Start?

The incubation period for COVID-19 has shortened significantly since the start of the pandemic, with the Omicron variant having an average incubation period of about three days.
The virus' shorter incubation period can be attributed to its evolution and the population's increased exposure to the virus through vaccination or illness. [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
Coronavirus

COVID-19 makes wintertime comeback in Germany DW 12/18/2023

Despite high vaccination rates in Germany, viral infections including COVID-19 are still prevalent, causing a surge in doctor's appointments.
Symptoms of viral infections are mostly mild, resembling regular winter illnesses and leading to an increase in sick days. [ more ]
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BBC News
6 months ago
Public health

Why Covid is still flooring some people

Some individuals are experiencing more severe cases of COVID-19, even if they have previously been infected.
Waning immunity and the evolution of the virus may contribute to the worsening of symptoms. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 year ago
Coronavirus

RSV, flu and COVID-19: How can you tell the difference? Doctor explains

Health workers are preparing for a possible 'tripledemic' this holiday season of influenza (flu), COVID-19, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
Dr. Hoffman provides insights on how to differentiate between the symptoms of these viruses and when to seek medical attention. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Mental health

What is chronic fatigue syndrome? Here's how patients live with - and fight - the disease

Chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS), is more common than previously thought, affecting 3.3 million American adults.
ME/CFS is a complicated disorder with no known cause, although it may be triggered by various factors and could have a genetic component. [ more ]
#flu season
New York Family
7 months ago
Parenting

Flu Symptoms in Kids: How Parents can Differentiate from the Flu, COVID or a Cold - New York Family

Flu season is in high gear with millions of illnesses and hospitalizations
80% of severe flu cases in kids were unvaccinated [ more ]
HuffPost
7 months ago
Coronavirus

Here's How Quickly You Can Get Infected With The Flu After An Exposure

Flu cases and hospitalizations are currently increasing in the United States.
Symptoms of the flu typically show up within 1-5 days after being infected. [ more ]
New York Family
7 months ago
Parenting

Flu Symptoms in Kids: How Parents can Differentiate from the Flu, COVID or a Cold - New York Family

Flu season is in high gear with millions of illnesses and hospitalizations
80% of severe flu cases in kids were unvaccinated [ more ]
HuffPost
7 months ago
Coronavirus

Here's How Quickly You Can Get Infected With The Flu After An Exposure

Flu cases and hospitalizations are currently increasing in the United States.
Symptoms of the flu typically show up within 1-5 days after being infected. [ more ]
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www.newsshopper.co.uk
7 months ago
Coronavirus

Warning over 'brutal' new cold spreading across the UK that 'lasts for weeks'

A new cold is sweeping across the UK, leaving many bedbound for weeks.
Symptoms include headaches, blocked sinuses, and fatigue. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
7 months ago
Mental health

Annabel Giles dies after brain tumour diagnosis: What is a glioblastoma?

Brain tumors can be classified as low or high grade, with glioblastoma being a common high-grade brain tumor.
Approximately 12,300 new brain tumor cases are diagnosed in the UK each year, with an average of 34 cases per day.
Common symptoms of brain tumors include headaches, seizures, nausea, weakness or paralysis, and changes in behavior or personality. [ more ]
www.fatherhood.gov
7 months ago
Health

What to know about Male Breast Cancer

Male breast cancer is rare but often diagnosed in later stages.
Knowing the symptoms can help with early treatment. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
Medicine

What is Motor Neurone Disease? The rare condition explained

Motor neurone disease (MND) causes progressive weakness in muscles and affects various body functions. Rob Burrow's death highlights the impact and challenges of MND. [ more ]
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