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Cold Exposure A Possible Solution To Lose Weight Without Dieting

[ad_1] Obesity is an American epidemic. More than 40 percent of Americans are obese. This is not an ideal situation since obesity is a harbinger of coronary heart disease, diabetes, hypertension and some types of cancer. Now, Harvard scientists have found a possible solution to break down that extra body fat. In a study published …

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1 dead, 11 sickened in Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in California’s Napa County

[ad_1] A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in California’s wine country has caused one death and nearly a dozen hospitalizations since mid-July, and public health officials have found one possible source of the bacteria that causes the illness, authorities said Wednesday. High levels of Legionella bacteria were found in a water sample taken from a cooling tower at …

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Change in monkeypox vaccine injection method could mean more doses but may not be easy, experts say

[ad_1] As part of the Biden administration’s declaration of the monkeypox outbreak in the US as a public health emergency, it’s looking into administering Jynneos vaccine shots intradermally instead of subcutaneously. “We’re considering an approach for the current doses of Jynneos that would allow health-care providers to use an existing one-dose vial of the vaccine …

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Monkeypox vs. Chickenpox: What’s The Difference?

[ad_1] Due to the confusion from monkeypox and chickenpox having similar common symptoms, doctors have pointed out the difference between the two viral diseases. Monkeypox is a viral zoonosis disease, meaning that it’s a virus transmitted from animals to humans. It has symptoms similar to smallpox but is clinically less severe. Chickenpox is an RNA virus. …

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Bat infestation forces Nevada fire station to close indefinitely

[ad_1] A bat infestation has forced a Nevada fire station to shut down “indefinitely” and its fire personnel to temporarily relocate.  “Due to an infestation of bats, it has been determined that the station is a health and safety risk to fire crews,” the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District said in a news release Tuesday. “Bats have …

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Most US public schools plan to keep masks optional for start of classes

[ad_1] Most of the largest public school districts in the United States are not requiring masks for the new school year, making masking “optional” as students return to classes and the highly transmissible BA.5 subvariant spreads. Although there is the possibility that such policies could change if Covid-19 case rates rise or fall, everyone in …

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Could Loss Of Smell From COVID-19 Lead To Memory Problems?

[ad_1] New evidence suggested that loss of smell due to COVID-19 could lead to neurological issues like difficulty in concentrating and memory problems. People infected with COVID-19 usually manifest a number of symptoms, including fever, cough, tiredness, headache, diarrhea, and difficulty in breathing. The disease is also known to cause a sudden loss of smell, a symptom that …

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