Is It RSV, COVID, the Flu or the Common Cold?

Is It RSV, COVID, the Flu or the Common Cold?

Editor’s note: See cold and flu activity in your location with the WebMD tracker. Nov. 17, 2022 – The overlapping symptoms of respiratory viruses with household names – COVID-19, the flu, the common cold, and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) – can make it challenging to tell them apart. But how quickly the symptoms come on, … Read more

RSV in children: Signs and symptoms to watch for

RSV in children: Signs and symptoms to watch for

Parents should watch for symptoms of RSV as the respiratory illness sickens kids amid a nationwide outbreak. Here’s what to know. Photo by Kelly Sikkema via Unsplash Cases of RSV are climbing and overwhelming US hospitals as the respiratory illness sickens children across the nation, news outlets report. More than 5,440 RSV cases were detected … Read more

Long COVID: How it’s treated and when you should seek care

Long COVID: How it’s treated and when you should seek care

How do doctors treat long-term COVID patients? When should people seek care after COVID-19 infection symptoms last? What experts say about it. Clay Banks via Unsplash It’s been estimated that millions of people in the US are living with long COVID, a condition when coronavirus symptoms last longer than the initial infection, and you or … Read more

Wendy’s E. coli outbreak spreads to New York

Wendy’s E. coli outbreak spreads to New York

ALBANY, NY (WTEN) — Food poisoning incidents, thought to be caused by bad lettuce at Wendy’s restaurants, have spread to both New York and Kentucky, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. The new cases raised the number of states where diners have fallen ill to six. According to the CDC, as of … Read more

President Joe Biden’s Symptoms ‘Continue To Improve’ After Covid-19 Diagnosis – Tampa Bay Now

President Joe Biden’s Symptoms ‘Continue To Improve’ After Covid-19 Diagnosis – Tampa Bay Now

WASHINGTON, DC. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — President Joe Biden’s symptoms “continue to improve” after being diagnosed Thursday with Covid-19, the President’s physician said in a Saturday letter. “His primary symptoms, though less troublesome, now include sore throat, rhinorrhea, loose cough and body aches,” Dr. Kevin O’Connor wrote. “His voice remains deep. His … Read more

Study shows Mediterranean Diet Helps Young Men With Depression

Study shows Mediterranean Diet Helps Young Men With Depression

May 11, 2022 – Young men with a poor diet reported a decrease in symptoms of depression when they switched to the Mediterranean diet compared to young men who underwent befriending therapy, a new study shows. Researchers at the University of Technology Sydney observed 72 men aged 18-25 over 12 weeks, according to the study … Read more

Even Women Doctors Find Their Symptoms Aren’t Taken Seriously

Even Women Doctors Find Their Symptoms Aren’t Taken Seriously

SOURCES: Ilene Ruhoy, MD, neurologist, medical director, EDS / Chiari Center, Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital. Sarah Diekman MD, chief resident, occupational and environmental medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital. Jenneh Rishe, RN, founder, Endometriosis Center. Alissa Zingman, MD, founder and CEO, PRISM Spine & Joint. Paula Luber, MD, family medicine doctor. Dusenbury, M. Doing Harm: The … Read more