Good Samaritans thanked by Melbourne mother after stepping in during roadside toddler seizure

The mother who pulled her unconscious son from a car and cradled him on a busy north-west Melbourne roadside has been reunited with the good Samaritan couple who rushed to help her. Key points: Madeleine Crawford’s child had a seizure on the way to hospital on August 3 Thi and Cindy Le assisted in getting … Read more

Why Can’t I Get a Monkeypox Vaccine?

Photo: Mario Tama / Staff (Getty Images) If you’re worried about COVID-19, it’s a no-brainer to make sure you’re up to date on your vaccine and boosters. If it’s polio in New York that you’re worried about, you should check whether you got a polio vaccine as a kid (if not, it isn’t too late to … Read more

What to Do When Your Child Is More Than Just a ‘Picky’ Eater

Photo: Photographee.eu (Shutterstock) Little kids are picky eaters—that’s both common and normal. However, there are a few signs that your young child might be more than merely picky. If you think your child’s pickiness has gone to the extreme, but you’re not exactly sure why, you might want to seek assistance. You may worry that … Read more

What to Know About Lyme Disease, Because It’s on the Rise

Photo: Heiko Barth (Shutterstock) Lyme, the most famous tickborne disease, is growing more common than it used to be—at least judging by health insurance data that includes Lyme diagnoses. Our friends at Gizmodo recently covered new data about the (sorry) uptick, which roughly aligns with CDC estimates. So what do you need to know to … Read more

16 Subtle Signs Something More Serious May Be Wrong With Your Health

Photo: hxdbzx (Shutterstock) Most of us perform at least a little bit of due diligence to maintain our health. We watch what we eat, we exercise, we see a doctor once a year, and we monitor ourselves and our bodies for abnormalities and ominous signs. You can absolutely take that too far, and tip over … Read more

Is TikTok linked to the sudden explosion of severe tics in teenage girls? | 60 Minutes Australia – 60 Minutes Australia

Is TikTok linked to the sudden explosion of severe tics in teenage girls? | 60 Minutes Australia  60 Minutes Australia Tourette’s illness affecting young women as experts blame TikTok and Covid lockdowns: 60 Minutes  Daily Mail TikTok clue to bizarre, growing ‘tic’ disorder  news.com.au Mystery condition causing tics in teenager girls blamed on social media and lockdowns  The Mirror … Read more

A Deadly Cancer Hijacks the Brain to Render Itself Untreatable, Study Finds

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) New research this week suggests that an aggressive brain cancer can hijack the brain’s own circuitry to further spread and render itself unstoppable. Researchers in Germany studied glioblastoma cells in mice and in the lab, finding that these tumors use some of the same mechanisms behind normal neuron development and migration to … Read more