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Alabama Cites Abortion Ruling in Transgender Medication Case

Alabama Cites Abortion Ruling in Transgender Medication Case

By Kim Chandler | Jun 30, 2022

Days after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states can prohibit abortion, Alabama has seized on the decision to argue that the state should also be able to ban gender-affirming medical treatments for transgender youth.

FDA Advisers Recommend Updating COVID Booster Shots for Fall

FDA Advisers Recommend Updating COVID Booster Shots for Fall

By Lauran Neergaard and Matthew Perrone | Jun 29, 2022

At least some U.S. adults may get updated COVID-19 shots this fall, as government advisers voted Tuesday that it's time to tweak booster doses to better match the most recent virus variants.

US Officials Announce More Steps Against Monkeypox Outbreak

US Officials Announce More Steps Against Monkeypox Outbreak

By Mike Stobbe | Jun 28, 2022

Reacting to a surprising and growing monkeypox outbreak, U.S. health officials on Tuesday expanded the group of people recommended to get vaccinated against the monkeypox virus.

Stressed? Try Plant-based 'Feel Free' for Relief

Stressed? Try Plant-based 'Feel Free' for Relief

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 28, 2022

Stressed? Feel Free, from Botanic Tonics, offers a plant-based, wellness product for relief. Made from ancient South Pacific and Southeast Asian plants that promotes feelings of ease and comfort, bliss and euphoria.

EU Regulator Considers Clearing Smallpox Shot for Monkeypox

EU Regulator Considers Clearing Smallpox Shot for Monkeypox

By Maria Cheng | Jun 28, 2022

The European Medicines Agency says it will begin reviewing data to decide if a smallpox vaccine made by the pharmaceutical company Bavarian Nordic might also be authorized for monkeypox.

U.S. Grapples with Whether to Modify COVID Vaccine for Fall

U.S. Grapples with Whether to Modify COVID Vaccine for Fall

By Lauren Neergaard | Jun 28, 2022

U.S. health authorities are facing a critical decision: Whether to offer new COVID-19 booster shots this fall that are modified to better match recent changes of the shape-shifting coronavirus.

WHO Panel: Monkeypox Not a Global Emergency 'at this Stage'

WHO Panel: Monkeypox Not a Global Emergency 'at this Stage'

By Maria Cheng | Jun 25, 2022

The World Health Organization said the escalating monkeypox outbreak in more than 50 countries should be closely monitored but does not warrant being declared a global health emergency.

Abortion Ruling Thrusts Companies Into Divisive Arena

Abortion Ruling Thrusts Companies Into Divisive Arena

By Anne D'Innocenzio and Haleluya Hadero | Jun 25, 2022

The Supreme Court's decision to end the nation's constitutional protections for abortion has catapulted businesses of all types into the most divisive corner of politics.

US Boosts Monkeypox Testing, 142 Cases Confirmed

US Boosts Monkeypox Testing, 142 Cases Confirmed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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