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US Boosts Monkeypox Testing, 142 Cases Confirmed

US Boosts Monkeypox Testing, 142 Cases Confirmed

HEALTH | By Zeke Miller | Jun 24, 2022

The Biden administration has started shipping monkeypox tests to commercial laboratories, in a bid to speed diagnoses for suspected infections for the virus that has already infected at least 142 people in the U.S.

FDA Bans Juul E-Cigarettes Tied to Teen Vaping Surge

FDA Bans Juul E-Cigarettes Tied to Teen Vaping Surge

HEALTH | By Matthew Perrone | Jun 24, 2022

U.S. health regulators on Thursday ordered Juul to pull its electronic cigarettes from the market, the latest blow to the embattled company widely blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping.

Watch: Monkeypox Vaccine Distribution Halted in New York City on First Day Due to Demand

Watch: Monkeypox Vaccine Distribution Halted in New York City on First Day Due to Demand

HEALTH | Jun 23, 2022

New York City initiated a monkeypox vaccine on Thursday and needed to halt appointments due the high demand.

WHO Considers Declaring Monkeypox a Global Health Emergency

WHO Considers Declaring Monkeypox a Global Health Emergency

HEALTH | By Maria Cheng | Jun 23, 2022

WHO's decision to act only after the disease spilled into the West could entrench the grotesque inequities that arose between rich and poor countries during the coronavirus pandemic.

CDC Reports Alarming Meningococcal Disease Outbreak Amongst Gay and Bisexual Men in Florida

CDC Reports Alarming Meningococcal Disease Outbreak Amongst Gay and Bisexual Men in Florida

HEALTH | Jun 23, 2022

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Florida Department of Health are investigating "one of the worst outbreaks of meningococcal disease among gay and bisexual men in U.S. history."

CDC Panel Recommends U.S. Seniors Get Souped-up Flu Vaccines

CDC Panel Recommends U.S. Seniors Get Souped-up Flu Vaccines

HEALTH | By Mike Stobbe | Jun 23, 2022

Americans 65 and older should get newer, souped-up flu vaccines because regular shots don't provide them enough protection, a federal advisory panel said Wednesday.

UK to Offer Vaccines to Some Gay Men to Stop Monkeypox

UK to Offer Vaccines to Some Gay Men to Stop Monkeypox

HEALTH | Jun 21, 2022

British health officials will start offering vaccines to gay and bisexual men at the highest risk of catching monkeypox, in an effort to curb the biggest outbreak of the disease beyond Africa.

With Nutrafol, Targeted and Proven Solutions to Combat Thinning Hair

With Nutrafol, Targeted and Proven Solutions to Combat Thinning Hair

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 21, 2022

EDGE recently spoke with Dr. Shino Bay Aguilera, Florida-based board certified dermatologist, and Nutrafol user Stephen McGee (from Bravo's "Summer House") about the product's benefits.

Lebanon Latest in Mideast to Detect 1st Case of Monkeypox

Lebanon Latest in Mideast to Detect 1st Case of Monkeypox

HEALTH | Jun 21, 2022

Lebanon's Health Ministry said Monday authorities have detected the country's first case of monkeypox in a person who returned from abroad and is now isolating at home.

US Opens COVID Vaccine To Little Kids; Shots Begin This Week

US Opens COVID Vaccine To Little Kids; Shots Begin This Week

HEALTH | By Mike Stobbe | Jun 19, 2022

The U.S. on Saturday opened COVID-19 vaccines to infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

Russian Health Official Flummoxed: Sex Isn't Driving Monkeypox Outbreak

Russian Health Official Flummoxed: Sex Isn't Driving Monkeypox Outbreak

HEALTH | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 18, 2022

A Russian health official seems not to know what to make of the fact that sexual contact isn't the primary driver of the monkeypox outbreak.

Black Tie CBD Raises the Bar with Quality CBD Products

Black Tie CBD Raises the Bar with Quality CBD Products

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 17, 2022

When it comes to recognizing what's great and what's a gimmick in the confusing world of CBD products, the key to finding the right product for you should begin with the company, says Black Tie CBD.

WHO Expert Reassures Pride Organizers about Monkeypox

WHO Expert Reassures Pride Organizers about Monkeypox

HEALTH | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 17, 2022

An expert at the World Health Organization has reassured Pride organizers that the monkeypox outbreak is no reason not to go forward with planned events.

Gay Chef 'Shocked' at Similarities Between His TikTok Bottoms' Menus and Postmates'

Gay Chef 'Shocked' at Similarities Between His TikTok Bottoms' Menus and Postmates'

HEALTH | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 16, 2022

A gay chef says he was "shocked" at the similarities between the menu items he's been posting for a year and Postmates' newly-released food recommendations for bottoms.

Trans Kids' Treatment can Start Younger, New Guidelines Say

Trans Kids' Treatment can Start Younger, New Guidelines Say

HEALTH | By Lindsey Tanner | Jun 15, 2022

A leading transgender health association has lowered its recommended minimum age for starting gender transition treatment, including sex hormones and surgeries.

FDA Advisers Back Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine for Older Kids

FDA Advisers Back Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine for Older Kids

HEALTH | By Mike Stobbe | Jun 15, 2022

The Food and Drug Administration's outside experts voted unanimously that Moderna's vaccine is safe and effective enough to give kids ages 6 to 17.

3CHI: The Pinnacle in Cannabinoid Purity and Effectiveness

3CHI: The Pinnacle in Cannabinoid Purity and Effectiveness

HEALTH | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 14, 2022

3CHI pursues unparalleled excellence in cannabinoid products, one exquisitely crafted product at a time.

WHO Convenes Experts to Decide if Monkeypox is an Emergency

WHO Convenes Experts to Decide if Monkeypox is an Emergency

HEALTH | By Jamey Keaten | Jun 14, 2022

The World Health Organization will convene an emergency committee of experts to determine if the expanding monkeypox outbreak that has mysteriously spread outside Africa should be considered a global health emergency.

Care Network to Make Changes after Trans Discrimination Case

Care Network to Make Changes after Trans Discrimination Case

HEALTH | By Patrick Whittle | Jun 13, 2022

A network of adult care facilities in Maine will adopt a nondiscrimination policy about the care of transgender people as part of a settlement with a woman who filed a human rights complaint against the company.

UK Reports 104 More Cases of Monkeypox, Mostly in Men

UK Reports 104 More Cases of Monkeypox, Mostly in Men

HEALTH | Jun 13, 2022

British health officials have detected another 104 cases of monkeypox in England in what has become the biggest outbreak beyond Africa of the normally rare disease.

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