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Penpak Ngamsathain/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Over the last several years, isolated outbreaks of measles have been popping up across the United States. Most recently, between Dec. 1, 2023, and Jan. 23, 2024, there have been 23 confirmed cases of measles with infections reported in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and the Washington, D.C. area. Emergency […]

skaman306/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Sixteen-year-old Jonathan Lubin loves basketball, playing the drums and going to the gym. But until recently, his parents worried he wouldn’t live to see the age of 40. Lubin was born with sickle cell disease, a genetic illness that causes abnormal ‘C’-shaped red blood cells that clog blood flow, causing […]

Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first medication to treat severe frostbite on Wednesday. Aurlumyn, manufactured by Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc., is an injection to treat severe frostbite in adults to reduce the risk of finger or toe amputation. “This approval provides patients with the first-ever […]

SONGPHOL THESAKIT/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — COVID-19 patients are at least four times more likely to develop chronic fatigue than someone who has not had the virus, a new federal study published Wednesday suggests. Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) looked at electronic health records from the University of Washington of […]

ilbusca/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A pet owner has caught a rare case of the bubonic plague, health officials in central Oregon say, and it’s believed they may have caught it from their cat. The Deschutes County Health Services confirmed the case of the plague in a local resident last week. The resident was likely […]

Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz (NEW YORK) — In a special council report released last week, President Joe Biden was described as an “elderly man with a poor memory,” but doctors say it’s impossible to use isolated examples to diagnose a memory problem, as memories can be impacted by more than aging, and […]

Thir Sakdi Phu Cxm / EyeEm/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — An Alaska resident has died from complications of a relatively new and rare virus known as Alaskapox, according to a bulletin posted by Alaska state public health officials.   The Alaskapox virus was first identified in Fairbanks, Alaska, in 2015, according to the Alaska Department […]

Soumyabrata Roy/NurPhoto via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Two of the studies cited in a ruling that suspended federal approval of the abortion pill mifepristone were retracted by a medical journal earlier this week. Sage Publishing said it issued the retractions from the journal Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology because of methodology issues and conflicts […]

georgeclerk/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Brooklyn-based boxing instructor Nancy Chen said her Apple Watch was able to hone in on the effectiveness of her workouts. But it wasn’t until her watch broke that she said she realized it ended up exacerbating some unhealthy behaviors. “I really struggled with disordered eating, pretty much like off and on […]

WLADIMIR BULGAR/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Most weight loss drugs were linked to a lower likelihood of depression and anxiety diagnoses, according to research published by Epic Research. The researchers looked at over three million diabetic patients and nearly one million non-diabetic patients taking GLP-1 medications, which is the class of drugs representing […]