The disturbing reason a man’s voice mysteriously went hoarse for a year

The disturbing reason a man’s voice mysteriously went hoarse for a year

Over the course of a year, a man’s voice became progressively hoarser and his speech became shrill and grating, but he didn’t know why. On examining the man, doctors discovered the reason: fungi were growing in his throat. According to the report of the man’s case, published Thursday August 4 in the newspaper JAMA Otorhinolaryngology–Head … Read more

As cases rise in Long Beach, officials say monkeypox is ‘not a gay disease’

As cases rise in Long Beach, officials say monkeypox is ‘not a gay disease’

The United States now leads the world in confirmed monkeypox cases — more than 4,600 — and the city of Long Beach is stepping up efforts to make monkeypox vaccines readily available. California has reported nearly 800 cases, including 261 among Los Angeles County residents. Monkeypox cases are counted separately in Long Beach. While the … Read more

Long Beach reports city’s first suspected case of monkeypox

Long Beach reports city’s first suspected case of monkeypox

LONG BEACH, Calif. (CNS) – Long Beach reported its first suspected case of monkeypox on Saturday. The case involves an adult Long Beach resident with no recent travel history or known contacts. The person is symptomatic and recovering and self-isolating at home, city officials said. Preliminary test results indicate the person has tested positive for … Read more