Monkeypox cases reported in South Carolina

Monkeypox cases reported in South Carolina

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has confirmed two cases of monkeypox infection in the state. One in a person in the Midlands region and another in a person in the Lowcountry region. (Video above: Morning headlines) DHEC officials say the affected individuals will be monitored until they are no longer … Read more

Club Dallas: Person with monkeypox visited club in June

Club Dallas: Person with monkeypox visited club in June

An out-of-state visitor infected with monkeypox had multiple sexual encounters at Club Dallas’ sauna between June 22-25, Dallas County Health & Human Services said. DALLAS — Dallas County Health & Human Services is asking for the community to monitor for monkeypox virus symptoms after an out-of-state visitor with monkeypox had multiple sexual encounters at a … Read more

What exactly is gut health, and why is it important?

What exactly is gut health, and why is it important?

Your gastrointestinal system is teeming with trillions of microorganisms, which affect your health. (Photo: Getty Images) Right now, your digestive system is teeming with bacteria, fungi, viruses and even parasites — they’re all part of the gut microbiome, which plays a bigger role in your health than you might imagine. It may sound a bit … Read more

‘Wellness’ vapes are all the rage. But are they healthy or just hype? | Health

HAS new trend is emerging in the vaping world, one that promises big health benefits. Known as “wellness vapes”, they contain vitamins or other supplements instead of nicotine and tout claims of boosted energy, increased immunity and a better night’s sleep. Wellness vapes or “nutritional supplement diffusers” – which allow users to inhale ingredients such … Read more

Monkeypox has been identified in Louisiana. Here’s what you need to know. | Health care/Hospitals

Monkeypox has been identified in Louisiana.  Here's what you need to know.  |  Health care/Hospitals

The Louisiana Department of Health on Thursday identified the first case of monkeypox in a Louisiana resident. Here’s what you should know about the infectious disease. What is monkeypox? Monkeypox is a virus that originates in wild animals like rodents and primates, and occasionally jumps to people. It belongs to the same virus family as … Read more

Man Vomits For Months After Taking Vitamin D at Almost 400x Daily Recommended Dose

Man Vomits For Months After Taking Vitamin D at Almost 400x Daily Recommended Dose

Doctors have issued a warning that not only is it entirely possible to overdose on vitamin D, it’s also incredibly dangerous, after a man in the UK was hospitalized as a result of taking almost 400 times the daily recommended vitamin D. While studies have hinted at the benefits of healthy levels of vitamin D … Read more

Physicians caution against working through COVID-19

Physicians caution against working through COVID-19

More than two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, when Dr. Anthony Fauci tested positive for the coronavirus, his federal agency announced that he would “continue to work from his home.” So did US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, who announced on Twitter that after testing positive, “I plan to work remotely.” And so did San … Read more

Experts on surprising causes of frequent nightmares | Health

Experts on surprising causes of frequent nightmares |  Health

Your dreams can tell you a lot about what’s really going on in your head. Issues or problems that are buried deep in our subconscious can be manifested in dreams and at times when the stress levels are too high or someone has experienced trauma, people can have recurrent nightmares that may affect their sleep … Read more