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US to offer monkeypox vaccines in states with high case rates | CNN

US to offer monkeypox vaccines in states with high case rates | CNN

CNN  —  The Biden Administration announced plans to beef up its response to monkeypox on Tuesday, detailing plans to offer more vaccines and more tests to people who are most at risk of getting it—including men who have sex with men and their partners. The move comes after pressure from states, who have been pushing …

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"Forever chemicals" linked to high blood pressure, study finds

“Forever chemicals” linked to high blood pressure, study finds

Millions of Americans have high blood pressure, a condition that can cause heart attack or stroke if left untreated. Generally, this condition is believed to be caused mostly by diet. Yet now, a stranger potential culprit has emerged: a synthetic chemical that is in thousands of consumer products, kitchenware, and even microwave popcorn bags, and …

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New variants will keep COVID-19 circulating at high levels throughout the summer, experts say

New variants will keep COVID-19 circulating at high levels throughout the summer, experts say

Even as the U.S. grapples with its most recent wave of COVID-19, new research suggests that variants on the horizon may keep case levels high.The next influx of infections will probably come from the newer omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5, two closely related viruses that were first characterized in South Africa and that landed in …

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The CDC is sending monkeypox vaccines to people at high risk in a race to prevent the spread

The CDC is sending monkeypox vaccines to people at high risk in a race to prevent the spread

Test tubes labelled “Monkeypox virus positive and negative” are seen in this illustration taken May 23, 2022.  Dado Ruvic | Reuters The Biden administration has distributed 1,200 monkeypox vaccine doses for people who have had high-risk exposures to the virus, part of a nationwide public health response to stamp out the disease before it causes …

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New variants are poised to keep Covid-19 circulating at high levels throughout the summer

New variants are poised to keep Covid-19 circulating at high levels throughout the summer

The next influx of infections will probably come from the newer Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5, two closely related viruses that were first characterized in South Africa and that landed in the United States around late March, according to the gene sequence sharing site GISAID. These variants are gaining ground against BA.2, particularly in the …

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Subtle Signs Your Cholesterol is Too High — Eat This Not That

Subtle Signs Your Cholesterol is Too High — Eat This Not That

Cholesterol is vital to many crucial processes in the human body, and managing cholesterol levels is important for overall health. “Cholesterol is a fat-like, waxy substance that helps your body make cell membranes, many hormones, and vitamin D,” says Seth Shay Martin, M.D., M.H.S. “The cholesterol in your blood comes from two sources: the foods …

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