CDC Adopts Rules for DRC, Guinea Travelers Over Ebola Concerns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued new public health requirements for U.S. visitors who have recently been in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) or Guinea that take effect on Thursday to address Ebola concerns. Travelers who have been in the two…

What You Should Know Before Taking Anti-Anxiety Medication

Anti-anxiety medication has long been used to treat anxiety, a mental health issue that has long affected the public. However, the topic has become more widely talked about in recent years. Between a tumultuous and divided political landscape and the COVID-19 pandemic, the topic of mental health was thrust to…

Cute Dollhouse Accessories That'll Inspire Your Kid to Play All Day

Once you get your kid a dollhouse, you may think they’re set for years of play—but that’s not the case. Alas, kids get bored easily, so if you don’t want that pricey new dollhouse to sit in the corner unplayed with, there’s a solution. The answer? New dollhouse accessories that’ll…

Patients With Asthma Using Mepolizumab Had Fewer Exacerbations

Patients with severe asthma and comorbid atopy, obesity, and depression/anxiety had fewer annual exacerbations after receiving mepolizumab, according to research from the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. “Mepolizumab has clearly been shown to improve severe asthma control in many clinical trials, but atopy, obesity,…

6 Pictures To Help You Identify A Tick Bite

If you played outside a lot growing up or are an avid hiker, you’ve probably heard time and time again that you should *always* do a tick check when you come inside. But given that ticks are teeny-tiny, you might not always catch one or even realize a tick bit…

How to live longer: Happiness could add up to a decade onto your lifespan

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Rural Americans in Pharmacy Deserts Hurting for Covid Vaccines

As the Biden administration accelerates a plan to use pharmacies to distribute covid-19 vaccines, significant areas of the country lack brick-and-mortar pharmacies capable of administering the protective shots. A recent analysis by the Rural Policy Research Institute found that 111 rural counties, mostly between the Mississippi River and the Rocky…

More contagious Brazilian virus variant emerges in Oregon

A coronavirus variant that was first detected in Brazil has emerged in Oregon, the first known case of the new variant on the contiguous U.S. West Coast, medical authorities said Tuesday. The sample was sent to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at the end of January by…