Arizona man details his monkeypox diagnosis as cases rise in the country

Arizona man details his monkeypox diagnosis as cases rise in the country PHOENIX – Monkeypox cases are on the rise in the Phoenix area and across the nation, and the Biden administration recently declared the outbreak a public health emergency. More than a hundred cases of monkeypox have been reported in Arizona and getting the … Read more

Cold sores and shingles may be linked to Alzheimer’s, new research indicates

Could cold sores plus shingles lead to Alzheimer’s? New research from Tufts and Oxford universities adds to the growing evidence that they might — and how. And the implications are both good and bad. Good, because it means vaccines could help prevent Alzheimer’s, for which there is very little medication and no known cure. Bad, because somewhere … Read more

2 Toronto hospitals issue alerts over staffing shortages – CBC News

2 Toronto hospitals issue alerts over staffing shortages  CBC News Ontario Premier Doug Ford calls federal health-care support ‘unacceptable’ amid staffing crisis  CP24 Toronto’s Breaking News Ford says Ontario getting health care it needs despite hospital department closures View Full coverage on Google News

LGBTQ monkeypox patients use social media to help each other get treatment

Grassroots monkeypox support TPOXX is an antiviral that can be used to treat monkeypox. But the prescription process is complicated and not widely known. So members of the LGBTQ community built a shareable Google document to help patients find doctors who know what TPOXX is and how to navigate the cumbersome prescription process. NEW YORK … Read more

Spain reports second monkeypox death – POLITICO

Spain reported its second monkeypox-related death as concerns grow about the spread of the disease.  In a situation report published on Saturday, the country’s Ministry of Health said Spain had 4,298 confirmed cases of monkeypox as of July 29.  Of the cases where information is available, 3.2 percent of patients have been hospitalized and two have … Read more

Jon Stewart Fires Back at Ted Cruz’s ‘Bullshit’ Excuses for Opposing PACT Act

After days of lobbying Republican senators from Capitol Hill and the airwaves of Newsmax and Fox News, Jon Stewart is showing no signs of letting up on the fight to pass the Honoring Our PACT Act, which would give additional health benefits to veterans who were exposed to toxic burn pits overseas. And while he … Read more

Watch Live: Biden speaks about Democrats' surprise deal on climate, taxes | CBS News – CBS News

Watch Live: Biden speaks about Democrats’ surprise deal on climate, taxes | CBS News  CBS News Senate Democrats reach deal on Inflation Reduction Act  CBS News Manchin’s Shock Gives Clean Tech a Welcome Jolt  Bloomberg Opinion | The surprise Manchin deal is cause for celebration  The Washington Post View Full Coverage on Google News

Amazon deal to buy One Medical worries advocates over patient care and privacy – KTVU FOX 2 San Francisco

Amazon deal to buy One Medical worries advocates over patient care and privacy  KTVU FOX 2 San Francisco Amazon’s One Medical Purchase Is The Genius Move Shareholders Have Been Hoping For  The Motley Fool Amazon To Buy Primary Health Care Provider One Medical For $3.9 Billion  NBC News Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley reap rewards of jumbo M&A  Business Insider … Read more

Victoria University nursing students face unpaid placements of up to 12 weeks to complete degree

Nursing students at Melbourne’s Victoria University say they are struggling to make ends meet as they complete up to 12-week blocks of unpaid placements in order to graduate.  Key points: Victoria University nursing students say unpaid placement requirements are putting them under strain Students say they have to undertake placements back-to-back, which affects their ability to complete paid … Read more