February is American Heart Month, and it is a wonderful time to think about your heart since we also ring in the Lunar New Year to celebrate the Year of the Dragon, which represents good luck, strength, and health.
There is new concern over the latest COVID variant JN.1 as the state of Washington and the nation return to school and work this new year.
In the face of an ongoing and persistent threat, recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) underscores the critical importance of COVID-19 vaccination, particularly for older adults. The report, which collected information between January and August of this year, reveals that individuals aged 65 and older accounted for a staggering 62.9% of all COVID-19-related hospitalizations in the United States.
In a continued effort to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the latest 2023-2024 COVID-19 vaccines have received authorization from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and are now making their way to Washington state.
As the days grow shorter and temperatures begin to drop, infectious disease specialists like Dr. Helen Chu at the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, are gearing up for what promises to be a challenging fall and winter season.
On Aug. 8, International Community Health Services (ICHS) was visited by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a part of a joint effort to end tuberculosis worldwide.
A panel of advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has endorsed the widespread use of new COVID-19 vaccines, amid a resurgence in cases of the respiratory illness.
As multiple studies isolate the many ways long COVID-19 affects the human body, the list of symptoms keeps growing.
A lot has changed since COVID-19 came on the scene in late 2020.
It started with a headache. But by that evening, Emma Nakamoto had a whirling dizziness, fainting spells, and a liquid in her nose and throat that resembled “split pea soup.”