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Cases of monkeypox are on the rise, especially among gay men. Here’s what it’s like to get the infection.

Marco, 40, lives with his partner in Edmonton, Alberta. Marco’s partner had been feeling ‘uncomfortable’ for a few days – a low fever, a little tiredness and a few small bumps on his hands, which he didn’t give much thought to as they didn’t look serious. Marco joked with him, suggesting it might be monkey …

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Wells Fargo employees push to organize union among all bank staff

Wells Fargo workers, the third largest bank in the United States, are pushing to organize a union among bank employees with Wells Fargo United Workersa campaign with Committee for Better Bankswho has succeded won the first collective agreement in the banking sector for 40 years at Beneficial Bank in 2021. Wells Fargo has faced a …

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Esophageal cancer rates among middle-aged Americans nearly doubled from 2012 to 2017, researchers say, though they remained the same in older and younger age groups

Esophageal cancer rates among middle-aged Americans doubled over five years

Esophageal cancer rates among middle-aged Americans have skyrocketed in what one expert calls an ‘alarming’ finding. An abstract published last month for the Digestive Disease Week 2022 conference at Bethesda, Marylandshows that esophageal cancer rates among Americans aged 45 to 64 almost doubled during the period from 2012 to 2017. Researchers have not yet determined …

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Cook among 15 counties to move to ‘high’ level of COVID-19 Thursday night: officials

Chicago entered a “high” community level of COVID-19 on Thursday evening, officials said, as the city prepares for an estimated 1.4 million people to visit Chicago over Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer season. The development affects areas including Chicago, Cook County and surrounding counties in northeastern Illinois as well as counties …

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COVID cases, hospitalizations and deaths among vaccinees are increasing

Recent months have seen a significant increase in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths among the fully vaccinated portion of the Pennsylvania population. And, at best, the data is five weeks old. The most recent sign of the trend is the latest update from Tower Health, which was released on Tuesday that eight of the 11 …

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