Dr. Timothy Harrison, a deputy director at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, explains the still-persistent social stigma and how government entities are increasing access to HIV care.
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Anti-inflammatory drugs may increase chances of developing chronic pain. BMC Infectious Diseases study finds immunity diminishes to 22% four months after Covid-19 vaccine. Aspirin may be able to disrupt spread of colorectal cancer. And finally, an edible QR code may be the solution to counterfeit alcohol.
Public health agencies have issued safety recommendations, but with growing mistrust in these institutions, will anyone heed the advice? An expert discusses how the pandemic helped foster this rocky relationship.
How can scientists create medicine from lethal venom? Dr. Leslie Boyer reveals the entire process and explains why horses are so valuable to the research.
Increasing green space in U.S. cities can significantly decrease mortality. Can a diabetes drug be used to treat cardiovascular disease? And finally, firefighters are more likely to get cancer than the general population but one bracelet may be able to change that.
Scientists are sending bacteria to the front lines. A new drug cocktail reduces the risk of having an asthma attack. Then, what should you know about hepatitis in children? And finally, driverless cars may not yet be the safest option.
Smartwatches can now track your Covid symptoms. Guns are now the leading cause of death among adolescents. And more medical headlines.
There’s a growing number of complaints to state medical boards regarding doctors lying about Covid-19 and vaccines. The doctors spreading misinformation are not always reprimanded by state medical boards and are allowed to continue voicing the misinformation. They cite freedom of speech as a defense, but other doctors say licensed professionals have an …
Some people who have not yet gotten the Covid vaccine are simply afraid of the needle. Bad childhood experience can keep people from receiving necessary medical treatments. A needle-phobic and a physician explain how parents should discuss injections with their children from a young age.
Study at Israel’s Sheba Medical Center shows that a 4th shot increases antibodies fivefold within a week. A new study shows the stigma of depression is lessening. Plus, a new survey finds that not everyone feels invited to the table when it comes to plant-based foods. And finally, analysis shows that recreational and even medical marijuana can contain high …
Some theories claim that Covid-19 was created in a laboratory in Wuhan, China, but a study now has turned up more evidence confirming the wet market theory. Plus, what restaurants and supermarkets you have in your neighbor can predict your health. And finally, if transmission of Covid is more likely inside than outside, does that mean the wind is protecting …
Johns Hopkins says we're a lot better off than we were last year at this time. Plus, you may be getting a lot of gift cards as presents for the holidays due to supply chain issues. And finally, a study finds that you can decontaminate used face masks by popping them in the oven.