Should I still be worried about monkeypox?
Monkeypox vaccines appear to be working in stemming the outbreak. But severe symptoms and inequality persist. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Fenit Nirappil Source Type: news

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug slows cognitive decline in trial, firms say
Makers of the drug have already applied to the Food and Drug Administration for accelerated approval for lecanemab, based on earlier-stage data. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laurie McGinley Source Type: news

Florida hospitals cancel surgeries, transfer patients as Ian approaches
Nursing homes also initiated their emergency-response protocols after the governor declared a state of emergency in 24 counties. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sabrina Malhi Source Type: news

The TikTok fitness craze Hot Girl Walk is worth trying
How the exercise fad has real-world physical and mental health benefits. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laura Murphy Source Type: news

New book recounts the FDA’s ‘unholy birth’
After its rough beginnings, the agency’s development into a trusted institution was rocky, author Mikkael A. Sekeres says. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

Five things about covid we still don’t understand at our peril
Unlocking these secrets might arm us with new strategies to protect ourselves and stop the next pandemic. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mark Johnson Source Type: news

Amid conspiracy and conflict, WHO’s Tedros plans for the next pandemic
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus led the World Health Organization through the chaos of covid-19. Now he has plans to prepare the U.N. agency for the next pandemic. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Adam Taylor Source Type: news

Justice Dept. says it would defend Veterans Affairs medical workers in abortion cases
A recently adopted Department of Veterans Affairs policy providing abortions to veterans and their eligible relatives is legally sound and can continue, the Justice Department said. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Perry Stein Source Type: news

NIH advisers urge tighter oversight of experiments on deadly viruses
Debate over pathogen research has grown more rancorous amid speculation that some kind of “lab leak” might have played a role in the origin of the coronavirus. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joel Achenbach Source Type: news

New York City drops vaccine mandate for private employers
The city will keep its requirement for city employees to be vaccinated, Mayor Eric Adams said. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bryan Pietsch Source Type: news

NIH advisers seek tighter oversight of risky pathogen experiments
Debate over pathogen research has grown more rancorous amid speculation that some kind of “lab leak” might have played a role in the origin of the coronavirus. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joel Achenbach Source Type: news

FDA releasing millions of Moderna boosters as states warn of shortages
Reconfigured shots are safe, but had been delayed amid inspection of an Indiana packaging plant last month. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dan Diamond Source Type: news

Losing weight could help protect your knees from arthritis
The researchers noted that even study participants who lost less weight still achieved “protection against structural degeneration of the knee.” (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Biden’s claim that ‘pandemic is over’ complicates efforts to secure funding
Impromptu remarks on ‘60 Minutes’ come as officials struggle to secure new funding for coronavirus vaccines, tests and treatments (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dan Diamond Source Type: news

Finding solutions to bladder problems that often come with age
Recent research finds that leakage is very common. But effective help is out there. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ashley Abramson Source Type: news