From bars to inns, a grassroots monkeypox prevention campaign is launched as thousands descend on Provincetown

From bars to inns, a grassroots monkeypox prevention campaign is launched as thousands descend on Provincetown

Instead of plastering the town with posters, local leaders have opted for a more low-key, grassroots approach, saying they have learned through the HIV-AIDS epidemic of the 1980s, and more recently from the Delta COVID outbreak from last summer, that personal conversations are more powerful and effective. “The beauty of the one-on-one conversations is you … Read more

6 Fitness Lessons Learned in 5 Years of Lifting Weights

6 Fitness Lessons Learned in 5 Years of Lifting Weights

In the summer of 2017, I agreed to do six weeks of personal training as an introduction to lifting weights for an article. I was always trying different things as a lifestyle journalist, but they were mostly fleeting interests for content. Strength training, however, was different. When I agreed to write that article, I had no … Read more

Body dysmorphic disorder linked to deficits in cognitive flexibility and visuospatial skills

Body dysmorphic disorder linked to deficits in cognitive flexibility and visuospatial skills

Body dysmorphia is something a lot of people suffer from, and it can lead to low self-esteem and disordered eating. A study published in Brain and Behavior seeks to understand the differences in cognitive function between people struggling with body dysmorphia and people not struggling with body dysmorphia. Beauty standards are sold to us from … Read more

Monkeypox cases triple in Europe, WHO says, Africa concerned

Monkeypox cases triple in Europe, WHO says, Africa concerned

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization’s Europe chief warned Friday that monkeypox cases in the region have tripled in the last two weeks and urged countries to do more to ensure the previously rare disease does not become entrenched on the continent. And African health authorities said they are treating the expanding monkeypox outbreak … Read more

254 New Covid Cases In Tuolumne

254 New Covid Cases In Tuolumne

CDC Covid Community Levels June 24 Tuolumne County Public Health There are 236 new lab-confirmed community cases and 18 Sierra Conservation Center (SCC) inmate cases, with eight hospitalizations from Saturday, June 25th to today, Friday, July 1st. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation reports 21 active cases at SCC. There are 212 active community … Read more

Newly Identified Form of Dementia Is Shockingly Common

Newly Identified Form of Dementia Is Shockingly Common

The symptoms of Limbic-predominant age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy (LATE) are comparable to those of Alzheimer’s disease, involving memory loss and issues with thinking and reasoning in old age. A recent study indicates the prevalence of brain changes from limbic-predominant age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy might be approximately 40% in older adults and as high as 50% in people … Read more