US Officials Announce More Steps Against Monkeypox Outbreak | Health News

By MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Reacting to a surprising and growing monkeypox outbreak, US health officials on Tuesday expanded the group of people recommended to get vaccinated against the monkeypox virus. They also said they are providing more monkeypox vaccine, working to expand testing, and taking other steps to try … Read more

Thunderstorm asthma: Bad weather, allergies, and asthma attacks

Thunderstorm asthma: Bad weather, allergies, and asthma attacks

It’s an old line: everyone complains about the weather but no one is doing anything about it. But if you’re a person with bad allergies or asthma, stormy weather can be more than an annoyance; it can be a serious threat to your health. “Thunderstorm asthma” was first reported in the 1980s in England and … Read more

Advancing Health Equity in America Begins in Local Communities | Healthiest Communities

This year’s release of the US News & World Report Healthiest Communities rankings offers an insightful look at the state of health equity in our country. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought light to the health inequities that underserved communities have experienced for decades, and the reality is that health inequity is an American crisis. Now … Read more