Gay men are lining up as early as 2 am for monkeypox vaccines. Many leave empty-handed

They wear face masks, and keep a social distance from others, obeying the ground rules from the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic — when the desperate need for vaccines far outweighed what federal and state governments could supply. Many however will leave empty-handed as local hospitals and clinics have had to rely on an … Read more

Democrats’ big package: What remains in and what’s out?

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s nowhere near the $4 trillion proposal President Joe Biden first launched to rebuild America’s public infrastructure and family support systems but the compromise package of inflation-fighting health care, climate change and deficit reduction strategies appears on track toward Senate votes this weekend. The estimated $740 billion proposal, struck by two top … Read more

The No. 1 vitamin to keep your brain ‘young and healthy’—and foods to eat every day

As a nutritional psychiatrist, I always make it a point to maintain a well-balanced diet. Much of that has to do with making sure I get all the right vitamins, especially because it’s essential to preventing cognitive decline. And given that the risk of neurological diseases increase as we get olderone question I often get … Read more

Commentary: Why S’poreans need to bone up on muscle wellness, as more become caregivers to loved ones

As Singaporeans live longer, millennials and older adults are having to adjust to a role reversal: becoming caregivers to their aging parents and family members. The saying often goes, “To Take Care of Others, Start by Taking Care of Yourself”. This holds true especially for those of us who have to juggle providing care for … Read more

With $12 million in federal funding, UCLA to expand the reach of its depression treatment

Key takeaways: Partnering with Los Angeles County connects UCLA expertise to where it is needed. East Los Angeles College program could be a model for further growth throughout California. Related research will address how to reduce stigma around mental health care in Latino communities. Based on a promising pilot program that … Read more

Exercises to ease your back pain, restore your health

Now, we’ll focus on helping you move through exercises to determine which ones can relieve pain and restore your back health. Designed for movement, your body needs to stay active for good health. When you’re sedentary for long periods, muscles weaken, connective tissue stiffens and joint lubrication reduces. Conversely, movement heals and sustains you. Your … Read more

Tick-borne illnesses have increased 350% in rural America since 2007

Up to four times more Americans are catching Lyme disease than a decade-and-a-half ago, a study on insurance claims has suggested in another sign the illness is becoming more widespread. Analysis by FAIR Health — owner of one of America’s largest claims databases — revealed a 357 percent surge in applications linked to the tick-borne … Read more

Giving HPV jab to women with pre-cancerous cells on their cervix may ward off cancer, study suggests

Giving HPV jab to women with pre-cancerous cells on their cervix may ward off cancer, study suggests Team examined data on women who had pre-cancerous cells removed Those given HPV jab were 60% less likely to develop worrying cells again Also three-quarters lower risk of developing HPV behind most cervical cancers By Emily Craig Health … Read more

New crypto oversight legislation arrives as industry shakes

WASHINGTON (AP) — After 13 years, at least three crashes, dozens of scams and Ponzi schemes and hundreds of billions of dollars made and evaporated, cryptocurrencies finally have the full attention of Congress, whose lawmakers and lobbyists have papered Capitol Hill with proposals on how to regulate the industry. The latest bipartisan proposal came Wednesday … Read more