Long-term COVID symptoms more likely to develop in women than men, new study finds

Long-term COVID symptoms more likely to develop in women than men, new study finds

Women are significantly more likely than men to experience long-term symptoms of COVID-19, a new review suggests. Researchers from Johnson & Johnson’s Office of the Chief Medical Officer for Women’s Health analyzed data from studies involving 1.3 million patients. The results, published Tuesday in the journal Current Medical Research and Opinion, showed females are 22% … Read more

Riverside County to receive $76M to build behavioral health campus in Coachella

Riverside County to receive M to build behavioral health campus in Coachella

Riverside County will receive $76 million from the state to build a behavioral health campus in the City of Coachella, which will provide assistance to people struggling with substance abuse, mental health issues and also offer transitional housing. Earlier this year, the county proposed building the behavioral health facility off Avenue 48 along the municipal … Read more

Why It Underwhelmed – The Hollywood Reporter

Why It Underwhelmed – The Hollywood Reporter

In early January of this year, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 set off a loud boom at the domestic box office when opening to $72.1 million in theaters. Paramount insiders estimated that nearly 60 percent of the audience on opening weekend were kids and parents, proving that families were indeed willing to set aside concerns about … Read more

A search for solutions as Omicron subvariants BA.4, BA.5 found to escape antibodies

A search for solutions as Omicron subvariants BA.4, BA.5 found to escape antibodies

However, Covid-19 vaccination is still expected to provide substantial protection against severe disease, and vaccine makers are working on updated shots that might elicit a stronger immune response against the variants. “We observed 3-fold reductions of neutralizing antibody titers induced by vaccination and infection against BA4 and BA5 compared with BA1 and BA2, which are … Read more

Justin Timberlake APOLOGIZES for his bad dancing… after failing at DC’s Beat Ya Feet dance

Justin Timberlake APOLOGIZES for his bad dancing… after failing at DC’s Beat Ya Feet dance

He was mercilessly mocked on social media for his clumsy attempt at Washington, DC’s Beat Ya Feet dance at a concert in the nation’s capital on Saturday. And Justin Timberlake took to Instagram on Wednesday to clear the air and apologize for his half-heart steps in a humorous new video. The 41-year-old singer and actor … Read more

New CalAIM-focused position at CalOptima will prioritize culturally appropriate Community Supports delivery – State of Reform

New CalAIM-focused position at CalOptima will prioritize culturally appropriate Community Supports delivery – State of Reform

Aiming to improve the delivery of CalAIM services to beneficiaries, CalOptima, the public entity overseeing Medi-Cal in Orange County, recently created a new position titled “Executive Director of Medi-Cal/CalAIM.” According to CalOptima representatives, the position is the first of its kind to be rolled out by a health plan in the state. Get … Read more

CDC investigating ‘very serious’ outbreak of meningococcal disease in Florida

CDC investigating ‘very serious’ outbreak of meningococcal disease in Florida

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Florida Department of Health are investigating what is being called one of the worst outbreaks of meningococcal disease in US history. Meningococcal disease can be “very serious and “often deadly,” according to the CDC. So far this year, state health officials report that the number of cases … Read more

Social Stress Has Been Linked to Accelerated Immune Aging. Here’s What You Need to Know

Social Stress Has Been Linked to Accelerated Immune Aging.  Here’s What You Need to Know

As people age, their immune systems naturally begin to decline. This aging of the immune system, called immunosenescence, may be an important part of such age-related health problems as cancer and cardiovascular disease, as well as older people’s less effective response to vaccines. But not all immune systems age at the same rate. In our … Read more