NC officials report that the state has detected NINE pediatric cases of mysterious hepatitis

North Carolina has doubled its reported total of hepatitis cases, increasing its total from four to nine cases, as the mysterious infections continue to pop up around the country. State health officials reported the updated figures on Wednesday night, WRAL reports. North Carolina was among the first states to report a case of the disease … Read more

Atrium Health plans to combine with Advocate Aurora Health

READ MORE Atrium Health to double its size in major deal Charlotte’s largest hospital system said it will combine with Wisconsin-based Advocate Aurora Health in another national expansion. Here’s everything you need to know Setting its sights on national growth, Charlotte-based health care giant Atrium Health announced major plans on Wednesday to double its size … Read more

California declares seven cases of severe hepatitis after a child dies of suspected illness

Seven more cases of severe hepatitis have been detected in California, and a child has died in Wisconsin, as the mysterious disease spreads throughout the country. California’s Department of Health said it had detected the cases in ‘young’ children, who had all been taken ill since October. It takes the US total for suspected hepatitis … Read more

Cancer vaccine using same tech as Covid jabs could be a ‘game-changer’, scientists say

Scientists are investigating whether a vaccine for cancer can be developed using the same mRNA technology as in COVID-19 jabs. A team at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, has begun testing jabs that can recruit the immune system to latch onto and kill cells that are replicating uncontrollably, stopping the disease in its tracks. … Read more

Barbershop owner helps Black men overcome mental health

RALEIGH, NC — In a study, Harvard researchers found that African American barbers can play a powerful role in tackling mental health. What You Need To Know A new program called Barbershop Therapy, We Cut Through the Problems helps change the narrative about the way Black men view themselves Harvard researchers found that African American … Read more