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Bird Flu Tests Are Hard To Get. So How Will We Know When To...

If the government doesn’t prepare to ramp up H5N1 bird flu testing, Stanford University infectious disease doctor Abraar Karan and other researchers warn, the United States could be caught off guard again by a pandemic.

‘We’re Flying Blind’: CDC Has 1M Bird Flu Tests Ready, But Experts See Repeat...

It’s been nearly three months since the U.S. government announced an outbreak of the bird flu virus on dairy farms. The World Health Organization considers the virus a public health concern because of its potential to cause a pandemic, yet the U.S. has tested only about 45 people across the country.

Working From Home: Better Or Worse For Mental Health?

Many companies have fully embraced a remote work model and are very successful, while others are slowly rewinding to pre-COVID policies. But which environment is better for one's mental health?

Why Allergies Are On The Rise

About 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. have some type of allergy, according to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, along with more than 1 in 4 children. Those numbers represent dramatic increases in allergy cases among the population: Food allergies among children doubled from 2000 to 2018.

Military Sexual Trauma Is Shockingly Common—Here’s How It Affects Mental Health

Among the many dangers faced by those serving in the military, sexual trauma is shockingly common. About 1 in 3 female veterans seen by Veterans Affairs (VA) providers report experiencing military sexual trauma — defined as any sexual assault or sexual harassment that happens during military service.

Why Testosterone Matters For Longevity

Testosterone is a critical hormone for men, and clinically low levels are associated with medical problems that reduce your health span and life span, including diabetes, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, sexual dysfunction, depression, dementia, and more.

Americans With HIV Are Living Longer. Federal Spending Isn’t Keeping Up

40% of people living with HIV rely on Medicaid, but the decision by 10 states not to expand it can leave older people without care.

How Internalized Racism Shapes The Black Dating Experience

Racist norms are hard to escape when dating online, even in seemingly safe communities and platforms. European beauty aesthetics and anti-Blackness are embedded in our society and our software, something a single app can’t fix.

Surgeon General Demands Warning Label On Social Media Apps

Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy said the threat social media poses to children requires urgent action, and he demanded Congress to put a label on the apps as it does with cigarettes and alcohol.

CDC Warns Access To ADHD Meds May Be Disrupted After Arrests Of Health-Care Startup...

People taking medications for ADHD, or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, may face disruptions in accessing treatment after the arrests of two executives of a telehealth company that distributed such drugs to adults across the United States.

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Sha’carri Richardson Wins 100-Meter Final To Qualify For 2024 Paris Olympics

Sha’Carri Richardson has qualified for her first Olympic games after winning the 100-meter final on Saturday at the Olympic trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.