Heat can be deadly, but deaths from heat are preventable.
Cases then rose notably beginning in 2021, when 199 cases of TB disease were reported, a 22% increase from 2020. Thus far in 2022, 70 cases have been reported and officials continue to monitor the situation closely. Seventeen new cases of TB disease all have connections with each other and several Washington state prisons, making it the state’s largest outbreak in the last 20 years.
For the eased guidelines to have their intended effect, states would need to amend or repeal existing statutes that limit opioid prescriptions to three to seven days and set ceilings on the daily dose doctors can prescribe.
Why weren’t governors willing to wait for the CDC to make the call?
Some studies have demonstrated that a significant number of obese people are metabolically healthy, leading to the contention that one could be healthy at any size.
As the nation awaits a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that could significantly erode abortion rights, state laws on the issue have taken on a whole new meaning. Soon, more than at any time in nearly half a century, obtaining an abortion will depend on where you live.
We yearn to get back to normal. We’d like to meet friends in a pub or have them over for dinner. We’d like our struggling business to thrive like it did before the pandemic. We’d like our children to return to their once-familiar routine of in-person schooling and after-school activities. We’d like to ride on a bus, sing in a choir, get back to the gym, or dance in a nightclub without fear of catching COVID. Which of these activities is safe? And how safe exactly? These were the questions we sought to answer in our latest research.
In one study, people Participants who took an average of at least 7,000 daily steps had a 50% to 70% lower risk of death.
While some doctors appreciate seeing records of home-monitored blood pressure, exercise and the like between visits, for others the data is more of a burden than an asset.
With the arrival of the highly contagious Delta varian, it’s a good time to assess your mask quality and supply – to have the best filtering and best fitting mask or respirator you can. To resist the Delta variant, you’ll want both a good fit and a high-quality mask.
Transrectal biopsies can cause infections and, on rare occasions, a life-threatening condition known as sepsis.
For children, drowning is the second leading cause of death after birth defects.
Since the beginning of the outbreak, there have been more than 450,000 cases in the state.
Hospitalization rate for unvaccinated people ages 45-64 was about 21 times higher than the rate for fully vaccinated people of the same age.
Clinician hope new guidelines will catch the cancer earlier in those under 50.