Aug 07, 2022 Health

Here’s Why Experts Aren’t That Concerned.

In the last major US monkeypox outbreak 19 years ago, a shipment of pet prairie dogs caught the virus while caged in close quarters with infected rodents. The disease ultimately spread to dozens of people who bought the playful and…

Aug 07, 2022 Health

Grieving the Life I Thought I’d Live

Growing up, I was a studious, perfectionist go-getter. Even in my earliest memories, I was focused on getting the perfect grades, behaving perfectly and even eating perfectly. I wasn't sure what I wanted to do with my life, but I…

Aug 07, 2022 Health

Here’s How to Work Out Muscle Knots, According to an Exercise Physiologist

Imagine you've just completed a tough upper-body workout. Your muscles feel a bit tired, but all in all, you're able to go about the rest of your day just fine.The next morning, you wake up and realize the back of…

Aug 07, 2022 Health

How ‘ghosting’ is linked to mental health

Comment on this storyCommentCheck your phone. Are there any unanswered texts, snaps or direct messages that you're ignoring? Should you reply? Or should you "ghost" the person who sent them?Ghosting happens when someone cuts off all online communication with someone…

Aug 07, 2022 Health

Officials Wrestle With Whether to Allow New Monkeypox Vaccination Strategy

WASHINGTON — It sounded like a simple solution to the shortage of monkeypox vaccine: Merely by changing the way doses are injected, the federal government could vaccinate five times as many people with the supply it has in hand.But the…

Aug 07, 2022 Health

How to look after your mental well-being while breastfeeding

We often talk about the physical side of breastfeeding – the pain caused by an incorrect latch, the different holds, the hours stuck on the sofa, the exhaustion... But for many women who choose to breastfeed, the mental toll can…