Health/Fitness

Lebanon Latest in Mideast to Detect 1st Case of Monkeypox

Lebanon Latest in Mideast to Detect 1st Case of Monkeypox

HEALTH | Jun 21, 2022

Lebanon's Health Ministry said Monday authorities have detected the country's first case of monkeypox in a person who returned from abroad and is now isolating at home.

US Opens COVID Vaccine To Little Kids; Shots Begin This Week

US Opens COVID Vaccine To Little Kids; Shots Begin This Week

HEALTH | By Mike Stobbe | Jun 19, 2022

The U.S. on Saturday opened COVID-19 vaccines to infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

Russian Health Official Flummoxed: Sex Isn't Driving Monkeypox Outbreak

Russian Health Official Flummoxed: Sex Isn't Driving Monkeypox Outbreak

HEALTH | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 18, 2022

A Russian health official seems not to know what to make of the fact that sexual contact isn't the primary driver of the monkeypox outbreak.

Black Tie CBD Raises the Bar with Quality CBD Products

Black Tie CBD Raises the Bar with Quality CBD Products

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 17, 2022

When it comes to recognizing what's great and what's a gimmick in the confusing world of CBD products, the key to finding the right product for you should begin with the company, says Black Tie CBD.

WHO Expert Reassures Pride Organizers about Monkeypox

WHO Expert Reassures Pride Organizers about Monkeypox

HEALTH | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 17, 2022

An expert at the World Health Organization has reassured Pride organizers that the monkeypox outbreak is no reason not to go forward with planned events.

Gay Chef 'Shocked' at Similarities Between His TikTok Bottoms' Menus and Postmates'

Gay Chef 'Shocked' at Similarities Between His TikTok Bottoms' Menus and Postmates'

HEALTH | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 16, 2022

A gay chef says he was "shocked" at the similarities between the menu items he's been posting for a year and Postmates' newly-released food recommendations for bottoms.

Trans Kids' Treatment can Start Younger, New Guidelines Say

Trans Kids' Treatment can Start Younger, New Guidelines Say

HEALTH | By Lindsey Tanner | Jun 15, 2022

A leading transgender health association has lowered its recommended minimum age for starting gender transition treatment, including sex hormones and surgeries.

FDA Advisers Back Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine for Older Kids

FDA Advisers Back Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine for Older Kids

HEALTH | By Mike Stobbe | Jun 15, 2022

The Food and Drug Administration's outside experts voted unanimously that Moderna's vaccine is safe and effective enough to give kids ages 6 to 17.

3CHI: The Pinnacle in Cannabinoid Purity and Effectiveness

3CHI: The Pinnacle in Cannabinoid Purity and Effectiveness

HEALTH | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 14, 2022

3CHI pursues unparalleled excellence in cannabinoid products, one exquisitely crafted product at a time.

WHO Convenes Experts to Decide if Monkeypox is an Emergency

WHO Convenes Experts to Decide if Monkeypox is an Emergency

HEALTH | By Jamey Keaten | Jun 14, 2022

The World Health Organization will convene an emergency committee of experts to determine if the expanding monkeypox outbreak that has mysteriously spread outside Africa should be considered a global health emergency.

Care Network to Make Changes after Trans Discrimination Case

Care Network to Make Changes after Trans Discrimination Case

HEALTH | By Patrick Whittle | Jun 13, 2022

A network of adult care facilities in Maine will adopt a nondiscrimination policy about the care of transgender people as part of a settlement with a woman who filed a human rights complaint against the company.

UK Reports 104 More Cases of Monkeypox, Mostly in Men

UK Reports 104 More Cases of Monkeypox, Mostly in Men

HEALTH | Jun 13, 2022

British health officials have detected another 104 cases of monkeypox in England in what has become the biggest outbreak beyond Africa of the normally rare disease.

New Beginnings at Recovery Unplugged

New Beginnings at Recovery Unplugged

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 13, 2022

For Texan CJ Salazar, addiction was a way of life since his teen years. But with the help of family, he found a safe space to find himself at Recovery Unplugged.

Judge Blocks Texas Investigating Families of Trans Youth

Judge Blocks Texas Investigating Families of Trans Youth

HEALTH | By Andrew DeMillo | Jun 11, 2022

A Texas judge on Friday temporarily blocked the state from investigating families of transgender children who have received gender-confirming medical care, a new obstacle to the state labeling such treatments as child abuse.

Watch: Justin Bieber Reveals Rare Disorder Behind Facial Paralysis

Watch: Justin Bieber Reveals Rare Disorder Behind Facial Paralysis

HEALTH | Jun 11, 2022

Justin Bieber says a rare disorder that paralyzed half of the superstar performer's face is the reason behind his tour postponement.

British Scientists Say it's Unclear if Monkeypox has Peaked

British Scientists Say it's Unclear if Monkeypox has Peaked

HEALTH | By Maria Cheng | Jun 10, 2022

British health officials said they cannot tell if the spread of monkeypox has peaked in the country as they announced another 45 cases Friday, bringing the total in the disease's biggest-ever outbreak beyond Africa to 366 cases.

New Lawsuit Filed over Texas Trans Family Investigations

New Lawsuit Filed over Texas Trans Family Investigations

HEALTH | By Andrew DeMillo | Jun 9, 2022

Three Texas families sued the state Wednesday seeking to halt investigations of them over gender-confirming medical treatments their transgender children received, in a renewed challenge to the state looking into such treatments as child abuse.

New Vaccine May be Option for Troops with Religious Concerns

New Vaccine May be Option for Troops with Religious Concerns

HEALTH | By Lolita C. Baldour | Jun 9, 2022

A COVID-19 vaccine that could soon win federal approval may offer a boost for the U.S. military: An opportunity to get shots to some of the service members who have refused on religious grounds.

Tikva Takes CBD to the Next Level

Tikva Takes CBD to the Next Level

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 9, 2022

It may be difficult to navigate through the ever-expanding CBD universe, but Tikva — a pharmaceutical-backed company offering CBD products — is taking natural health product to the next level.

UK: 73 New Monkeypox Cases, Biggest Outbreak Outside Africa

UK: 73 New Monkeypox Cases, Biggest Outbreak Outside Africa

HEALTH | By Maria Cheng | Jun 6, 2022

British officials reported 73 more monkeypox cases Monday, raising the total to more than 300 across the country. To date, the U.K. has the biggest identified outbreak of the disease beyond Africa, with the vast majority of cases in gay and bisexual men.

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