What to Know About Lyme Disease, Because It’s on the Rise

What to Know About Lyme Disease, Because It’s on the Rise

Photo: Heiko Barth (Shutterstock) Lyme, the most famous tickborne disease, is growing more common than it used to be—at least judging by health insurance data that includes Lyme diagnoses. Our friends at Gizmodo recently covered new data about the (sorry) uptick, which roughly aligns with CDC estimates. So what do you need to know to … Read more

Monkeypox is disproportionately affecting Black, Hispanic people, latest CDC breakdown shows

Monkeypox is disproportionately affecting Black, Hispanic people, latest CDC breakdown shows

There were 2,891 cases of monkeypox reported in the United States by July 22, about two months after the country’s first case was reported. Case report forms with additional epidemiologic and clinical information were submitted to the CDC for 41% of those cases, though not all details were complete in all of those forms. Among … Read more

Gay men are lining up as early as 2 a.m. for monkeypox vaccines. Many leave empty-handed

Gay men are lining up as early as 2 a.m. for monkeypox vaccines. Many leave empty-handed

They wear face masks, and keep a social distance from others, obeying the ground rules from the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic — when the desperate need for vaccines far outweighed what federal and state governments could supply. Many however will leave empty-handed as local hospitals and clinics have had to rely on an … Read more

What to Do When Your Child Is More Than Just a ‘Picky’ Eater

What to Do When Your Child Is More Than Just a ‘Picky’ Eater

Photo: Photographee.eu (Shutterstock) Little kids are picky eaters—that’s both common and normal. However, there are a few signs that your young child might be more than merely picky. If you think your child’s pickiness has gone to the extreme, but you’re not exactly sure why, you might want to seek assistance. You may worry that … Read more