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Cognitive Symptoms Common With Post-COVID-19 Condition

Symptoms linked to increased odds of at least moderate interference with functioning, lower odds of full-time employment

Cefepime-Taniborbactam Superior to Meropenem for Complicated UTI

Cefepime-taniborbactam superior for composite success, which included microbiologic and clinical success

Oregon Man Struck by Bubonic Plague Likely Got It From Pet Cat

By Carole Tanzer Miller HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- An Oregonian who was diagnosed with the bubonic plague -- the disease...

38.6 Percent of 9- to 17-Year-Olds Have Received at Least One HPV Vaccine Dose

Likelihood of receiving HPV vaccine dose higher for children with private health insurance and for those with disability

Man Dies in First Fatal Case of Alaskapox

By Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- Alaska health officials say a man in that state has died after contracting...

Prepandemic Physical Activity Tied to COVID-19 Diagnosis

In addition to lower risk for infections, sufficient physical activity tied to lower hospitalization

2016 to 2022 Saw Increase in Rate of Maternal Syphilis

Syphilis rate increased for all maternal race and Hispanic-origin groups, in all age groups, for all prenatal care categories

COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines Safe During Pregnancy

In a large study, there were lower odds of neonatal mortality associated with vaccination

Insomnia Found to Be Common Among Nonhospitalized COVID-19 Survivors

Risk for insomnia even higher for those with depression or anxiety

COVID-19 Tied to Significant Increase in Outpatient Health Care

Increases in outpatient visits persist at lower levels through 12 months