US doctors reconsider Pfizer’s Paxlovid for lower-risk COVID patients

May 28 (Reuters) – Use of Pfizer Inc’s (PFE.N) COVID-19 antiviral Paxlovid spiked this week, but some doctors are reconsidering the pills for lower-risk patients after a US public health agency warned symptoms could return after people finish are a course of the drug, and that they then have to isolate a second time. More … Read more

Monkeypox cases spread ‘tip of the iceberg’, WHO says: 10 points

Monkeypox is endemic to 11 countries in West and Central Africa. New Delhi: The European Union’s disease agency says the number of monkey pox has reached 219 outside the countries where the virus usually circulates. The World Health Organization has warned of more cases in the coming days. Here are 10 things we know about … Read more

Foundation partners with United Methodist Church to donate medical supplies to Ukraine

Months after Ukraine’s brutal war, hospitals in the country’s besieged areas are overcoming incredible hurdles to treat patients who need them now more than ever. With thousands injured, there is a great need for medical supplies and nonprofit organizations such as the Arlene Campbell Humanitarian Foundation in North Zulch, Texas. “I see resilience,” says Lena … Read more

What they are and how they affect your mental health

We close Mental Health Awareness month and talk about ACEs – Adverse Events/Experiences in Childhood. ABC15 Health Insider Dr. Shad Marvasti says these are early traumas that can affect social and emotional behavior later in life. dr. Shad says ACES is very common at the CDC, which reports that nearly 60% of adults surveyed have … Read more

Muscle Building Exercises You Can Do Daily – You Don’t Even Need Weights!

Contrary to popular belief, exercising doesn’t have to be that hard. In fact, one of the most important steps is to find that physical activity that you can commit to regularly. Think about what you’re interested in, what your lifestyle looks like, and consider these factors when planning your weight loss goals. According to NASM-certified … Read more

Seattle EMT killed in Ship Canal Bridge crash ‘had such promise’, aspired to become a doctor

With his megawatt smile and magnetic personality, Jordan Shelley exuded kindness and enthusiasm and threw himself into his studies and all the new experiences that came his way. As he thought about his future, he saw medicine as the perfect means to combine his aptitude for mathematics and science with his love for people. “Jordan … Read more