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Columbia residents have little cause for concern about monkeypox, MU Health Care infectious disease specialist Christian Rojas said in a Zoom Q&A Friday. Since the beginning of May, cases of monkeypox have been reported in the United Kingdom, Europe and Australia, according to The Associated Press. The only U.S. case is from a man in Massachusetts who …

After two years of nontraditional ceremonies to recognize its graduates, Binghamton University’s Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences returned to the University’s Events Center at 1 p.m. May 20 to celebrate Commencement 2022. Almost 170 undergraduate students received a bachelor’s degree in nursing at the event; graduate degrees were presented at alternate events (see …

A recent study calls into question a notion called the Latino Epidemiological Paradox: that Hispanics have better health outcomes than non-Hispanic white people. Researchers at the University of Miami recently found that based on a dataset from the National Institutes of Health, Latinos had a higher, not lower, prevalence of cardiovascular disease than white people …

The May 14 mass shooting has raised questions about trauma in the Black community and what other factors were at play, even before the shooting. BUFFALO, N.Y. — Five days after the racially motivated shooting in which 10 people were killed, investigators announced they were turning the scene over to TOPS Friendly markets. Despite the …

Placeholder while article actions load As coronavirus cases seem to be surging locally and nationally with much less surveillance than in earlier covid waves, D.C.’s legislators are arguing with local public health officials about how much case data the city should disclose to the public. In a council meeting Friday, Chairman Phil Mendelson (D) expressed …

More than ever, we’re challenging the stigma around mental health. While staying safe during the pandemic, quarantining and isolation raised concerns about mental well-being. Today, it’s become a national conversation. Open conversations can help fight the stigma, and this is particularly important for people who identify as LGBTQ. Stemming from bias, discrimination, anti-LGBTQ stigma, and …

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Edited News Release/KY3) – The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is offering several COVID-19 testing and vaccination opportunities heading into the Memorial Day weekend. There will be a Memorial Day testing event on May 26 from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Westside Public Health Center (660 S. Scenic Ave). Testing is open …

Dr. David P. Hughes, the executive vice president for strategy and partnerships at Kaleida Health, died Tuesday. “A friend and trusted colleague to so many in the organization and across the community, he was a visionary leader, accomplished physician, business owner, entrepreneur and engineer,” Kaleida said late Thursday in announcing Hughes’ death. Hughes, 53, started …

Photo Submitted From left: Angela Chang Chiu, Sara Hensley and Lynn Meade The College of Education and Health Professions recently named Angela Chang Chiu, Sara Hensley and Lynn Meade as 2022 Outstanding Alumni Award winners. “These awardees are making a difference in their communities,” said Dean Brian Primack. “We are grateful for …

A former sheriff’s deputy in South Carolina who drove a jail van into floodwaters while transporting two women to a mental health center in 2018, causing them to drown in a cage in the back as the water rose, was convicted on Thursday and sentenced to 18 years in prison. A Marion County jury found …