What are the odds you’ll get COVID from someone who’s …

1 day ago · Combine that with a relaxation of public health mandates on local, state and federal levels, and the opportunities to spread the virus, whether by symptomatic or asymptomatic people, are many

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Health, public safety secretaries confirmed by NC Senate

Kinsley, a Wilmington native, was the chief deputy secretary for health at the department when Cooper named him in November to succeed Dr. Mandy Cohen. Buffaloe, most recently the Elizabeth City

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The COVID surge isn’t over: New variants may lift case …

The BA.4 and BA.5 variants now taking over appear to be the most infectious and best able to evade immunity of any strain so far. Health experts worry that even regions that have endured large

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COVID in California: Hydroxychloroquine promoter dies …

1 day ago · Dr. Vladimir Zelenko, who drew national attention for promoting the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a COVID-19 treatment, died on Thursday at age 48. His death, after a long battle with

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New health center location expands services to South …

Norwalk Community Health Center opened a second location at 55 Chestnut St., home of the Smilow Life Center. The new center will be open Monday through Fridays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and every other

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COVID in California: Virus is mutating in ways that could …

2 days ago · COVID mutating in ways that could make it resistant to treatments. Several naturally occurring mutations of Mpro, the main protease of SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, could soon

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Montana's health department getting new leadership

Adam Meier is leaving as director of the Department of Public Health and Human Services on Aug. 12 due to an ongoing family health issue, the …

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After Roe, women need primary care doctors on the front …

1 day ago · Carolyn Witte is the co-founder and CEO of the women’s health platform Tia, which provides comprehensive primary care, including medication abortion, through its virtual and in-person clinics in

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Health care startups turn to ‘coaches’ to improve patient …

Omada Health co-founders Adrian James, left, and Sean Duffy work in the offices of a healthcare startup incubator called RockHealth in San Francisco in 2011. Sarah Rice/Special to The Chronicle.

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COVID in California: Young children also vulnerable to …

Young children infected with the coronavirus are as susceptible to the symptoms of long COVID as adults are, according to research published Wednesday in the journal The Lancet Child & Adolescent

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Texas Supreme Court blocks order that resumed abortions

A Florida judge on Thursday, June 30, said he would temporarily block a 15-week abortion ban from taking effect, following a court challenge …

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The repeal of abortion rights sparked an online run on …

1 day ago · Favor, a San Mateo-based telemedicine company that provides birth control pills, vaginal rings and emergency contraception to an estimated 240,000 users across the country, saw emergency

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UC Berkeley temporarily barred from breaking ground at People’s …

1 day ago · 1 of 3. People's Park in Berkeley, Calif., on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. UC Berkeley plans to build housing for students and the indigent at People's Park, against the wishes of some opponents

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Biden health secretary pledges medication abortion access

1 of 4 Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra speaks about actions the Biden administration plans to take in response to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Tuesday

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Health officials: Michigan has 1st probable monkeypox case

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's first probable case of monkeypox has been identified in suburban Detroit, health officials said Wednesday. The case was identified in an Oakland County resident

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UN talks urge faster steps to secure ‘critical’ ocean health

1 day ago · LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A United Nations conference warned Friday that measures needed to protect the world’s oceans are lagging and urged countries to accelerate their implementation. More

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California first to cover health care for all immigrants

5. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state to guarantee free health care for all low-income immigrants living in the country illegally, a move that will provide coverage

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African officials: Monkeypox spread is already an emergency

1 day ago · 2. HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Health authorities in Africa say they are treating the expanding monkeypox outbreak there as an emergency and …

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Here’s what experts say abortion-seeking women can do to …

Camryn Pak. July 2, 2022. Experts say everything from web searches, receipts for Uber rides to health care facilities and period-tracking apps could be used to investigate women seeking abortions

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Judge: Arizona violates prisoners’ rights with poor care

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge ruled Arizona has been violating the constitutional rights of incarcerated people in state-run prisons by providing …

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Frontline health care workers in California who worked through the initial phase of the COVID-19 pandemic are set to receive a bonus from the state under a budget deal reached by Gov. Gavin Newsom

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Nemanja Bjelica declines Warriors’ offer, will play in Turkey

1 day ago · Bjelica made 71 appearances for the Warriors last season and averaged 6.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 16.1 minutes per game. Along with Bjelica, Golden State has also lost Gary Payton

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Baltimore-Minnesota Runs

Anthony Santander grounds out to shallow infield, Carlos Correa to Luis Arraez. 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 left on. Orioles 3, Twins 0. Twins seventh. Jorge Polanco called out …

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Ski resort to retire name to avoid mental health connotation

SOUTH POMFRET, Vt. (AP) — A small ski area in Vermont has announced that it's retiring its name, Suicide Six, this summer amid growing concerns about the insensitive nature of the historical

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California’s drought is dire. But there’s a surprising bright spot that

21 hours ago · This year, water experts say less water is being lost to soil infiltration, plant transpiration and evaporation largely because of the timing …

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Arizona-Colorado Runs

Arizona-Colorado Runs. Rockies first. Connor Joe grounds out to shallow infield, Dallas Keuchel to Christian Walker. Kris Bryant singles to deep left field. Charlie Blackmon reaches on a fielder's

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Murphy signs bills protecting abortions for out-of-staters

The legislation ensures residents of other states seeking reproductive health care in New Jersey can access confidential abortion services without fear of being prosecuted, Murphy and lawmakers said.

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An Oakland council member had her first abortion at 19. Now, …

An Oakland council member had her first abortion at 19. Now, she’s defending her stance on the issue. When the Oakland City Council unanimously voted in May to become a pro-choice sanctuary city

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Will Warriors gain clarity on James Wiseman’s future in critical …

A team deep into the luxury tax would prefer not to spend huge money on an oft-injured big man who has yet to prove he can help it win, which makes the coming weeks crucial for Wiseman. The

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Donations to pay for abortions surge

She said the cost of a standard abortion paid for by the organization is between $500 and $600. The fund typically sees an increase in donations when major news drops. Wallick called them "rage

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Argentine Results

July 2, 2022. BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (AP) - Results from Argentine football: Argentina Liga Profesional. Friday's Matches. Banfield 1, Barracas Central 1. Rosario Central 0, Gimnasia 1. Boca

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Therapist’s retirement inspires ode to mental health professionals

A 2021 survey from the American Psychological Association showed, not surprisingly, that psychologists reported referrals almost doubling from 2020, from 37% to 62%. With my therapist’s retirement, it made me reflect on how little thanks mental health care providers get across the board. Because the needs and concerns of everyday life aren

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Mandy Moore cancels tour, including S.F. concert, saying she has …

Mandy Moore has canceled her upcoming tour dates, citing her health. Photo: Chris Pizzello / Invision. Pop singer Mandy Moore has canceled the remaining 2022 tour dates for her new album “ In Real Life,” saying she needs to focus on her health. Earlier this month, the singer and actress revealed she is pregnant with her second child.

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Japanese Results

TOKYO (AP) - Results from Japanese football: Japan J.League. Saturday's Matches. Yokohama F. Marinos 4, Kashiwa Reysol 0. Avispa Fukuoka 1, Sanfrecce Hiroshima 3. Kawasaki Frontale 1, Jubilo Iwata

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Biden to award Medal of Freedom to Biles, McCain, Giffords

1 day ago · She is an advocate for economic justice, overhauling the U.S. immigration system and health care policy. — Julieta Garcia. A former president of …

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