Nutrition Drinks Including Varieties of Oatly and Glucerna Are Recalled
The recall of nearly 90 Lyons Magnus products over concern for microbial contamination came after “continued collaboration and consultation” with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Vimal Patel Tags: Food Contamination and Poisoning Recalls and Bans of Products Bacteria Diet and Nutrition Food and Drug Administration Oatly Inc Botulism Lyons Magnus Source Type: news

Polio Has Been Detected in New York City Wastewater, Officials Say
The detection of the virus in sewage suggests it is circulating in the city, Health Department officials said. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joseph Goldstein and Sharon Otterman Tags: Poliomyelitis Viruses Sewers and Sewage Health and Mental Hygiene Department (NYC) New York City Source Type: news

What the New C.D.C. Guidelines Mean for You
The new recommendations put the onus on individuals to protect themselves. Here ’s how to navigate them. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Anthes Tags: your-feed-science Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Quarantines Tests (Medical) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Masks Vaccination and Immunization Contact Tracing (Public Health) Education (K-12) Food and Drug Administration Source Type: news

People Exposed to Coronavirus May Need to Take as Many as Three At-Home Tests, F.D.A. Says
Repeat tests, spaced two days apart, reduce the odds of false negative results, the agency noted. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Anthes Tags: your-feed-science your-feed-health Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Tests (Medical) Coronavirus Omicron Variant Food and Drug Administration Source Type: news

Hospital and Drugmaker Move to Build Vast Database of New Yorkers ’ DNA
Patients will be asked if their genetic sequence can be added to a database — shared with a pharmaceutical company — in a quest to cure a multitude of diseases. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joseph Goldstein Tags: Hospitals DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) Genetics and Heredity Research Mount Sinai Medical Center Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc New York City Source Type: news

C.D.C. Eases Covid Guidelines, Noting Virus Is ‘Here to Stay’
The new guidelines eliminate quarantines and put less emphasis on social distancing, routine surveillance testing and contact tracing. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Anthes Tags: your-feed-science Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Masks Quarantines Viruses United States your-feed-health Education (K-12) Source Type: news

Don ’t Blame Monkeys for Monkeypox, W.H.O. Says After Attacks
The outbreak is centered on humans, not animals, health officials said, after a report that some monkeys were harmed in S ão Paulo, Brazil, out of fear of transmission, according to local authorities. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: April Rubin Tags: Monkeypox Disease Rates Monkeys and Apes Deaths (Fatalities) Animals Rodents Viruses Centers for Disease Control and Prevention World Health Organization Brazil United States Source Type: news

Sharing Monkeypox Sores on Social Media
Men and women with monkeypox share their stories on social media, to fight stigma and demand more action. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jacob Bernstein Tags: Monkeypox Social Media Source Type: news

Samples of Popular Diabetes Drug Contain Potential Carcinogen, F.D.A. Says
Testing found nitrosamine contamination in some samples of Januvia, but regulators will allow Merck to continue selling the drug for now. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrew Jacobs Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Diabetes Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Shortages Cancer Food and Drug Administration Merck & Company Inc your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Biden Signs Bill to Help Veterans Exposed to Toxic Burn Pits
President Biden, who has long advocated the expanded benefits, has speculated that his son Beau developed brain cancer because of exposure to burn pits when he served in Iraq. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michael D. Shear Tags: Hazardous and Toxic Substances Veterans Law and Legislation United States Politics and Government United States Defense and Military Forces Veterans Affairs Department Stewart, Jon Biden, Joseph R Jr Iraq Source Type: news

Daniella Topol of Rattlestick Theater ’s New Calling: Nursing
The artistic director of Rattlestick Playwrights Theater is making an unusual career change after preparing the company for a major renovation. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michael Paulson Tags: Theater Nursing and Nurses Topol, Daniella Content Type: Personal Profile Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Appointments and Executive Changes Source Type: news

How We Mourn Covid ’s Victims
In Britain, artists lit a structure aflame. At the Jersey Shore, names were carved on shells and rocks. With more than six million dead, memorials have evolved along the way. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christine Hauser Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Monuments and Memorials (Structures) Grief (Emotion) Deaths (Fatalities) Cambridge University University of Notre Dame England China Johannesburg (South Africa) Source Type: news

The Long, Long Wait for a Diabetes Cure
A documentary captures the desperation and frustration of Type 1 diabetes patients in a clinical trial. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrew Jacobs Tags: Diabetes Clinical Trials Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Documentary Films and Programs Insulin Research ViaCyte Inc Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc Source Type: news

U.S. Moves to Stretch Out Monkeypox Vaccine Supply
The approach, which would require a new emergency authorization, would involve injecting one-fifth of the current dose into the skin instead of a full dose into underlying fat. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sharon LaFraniere and Noah Weiland Tags: Monkeypox Vaccination and Immunization United States Politics and Government Food and Drug Administration Health and Human Services Department Source Type: news

What Flying Is Like for Passengers Who Use Wheelchairs
To better understand the obstacles faced by wheelchair users, The Times sent a reporter and a photographer to document one man ’s plane trip. Here’s what they saw. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda Morris and Scott McIntyre Tags: Airlines and Airplanes Wheelchairs Airports Airport Security Luggage and Packing Disabilities Charlotte (NC) Palm Beach (Fla) San Antonio (Tex) Source Type: news