CDC warns of severe illnesses from monkeypox as Ohio reports death of a monkeypox patient

CDC warns of severe illnesses from monkeypox as Ohio reports death of a monkeypox patient

CNN — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a new warning to health care providers Thursday about severe illnesses in people with monkeypox. The alert comes as Ohio reported that an individual with monkeypox has died – the third known death of a patient with monkeypox in the United States. Ohio listed … Read more

Richarlison: Brazil forward racially abused as fan throws banana at him during 5-1 victory over Tunisia in France

Richarlison: Brazil forward racially abused as fan throws banana at him during 5-1 victory over Tunisia in France

CNN — Brazil’s impressive end to its World Cup preparation was overshadowed by racist abuse as forward Richarlison had a banana thrown at him by a fan during the 5-1 victory over Tunisia in Paris on Tuesday. The Tottenham Hotspur star scored Brazil’s second goal but as he celebrated a banana was thrown at him … Read more

Weight training and aerobics lower early death risk, study finds

Weight training and aerobics lower early death risk, study finds

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Fitness, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide up will help you ease into a healthy routine, backed by experts. CNN — Aerobic activities and weight training have health benefits on their own, but combining them could have even greater effect when it comes to disease prevention and early … Read more

Brett Favre continued to pressure for volleyball facility funding even after being told it was possibly illegal, according to new filing

Brett Favre continued to pressure for volleyball facility funding even after being told it was possibly illegal, according to new filing

CNN — A series of text conversations between Pro Football Hall of Famer Brett Favre and former Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant appear to show Favre repeatedly pressing the then-governor about funding the construction of a volleyball facility at the University of Southern Mississippi, even after Favre was told misuse of state funds was potentially illegal, … Read more

Polio is back — how concerned should Americans be?

Polio is back -- how concerned should Americans be?

CNN — New York’s governor has declared a state of emergency after health officials detected poliovirus in the wastewater of five counties – evidence the disease is circulating. The declaration also follows a report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of an unvaccinated person in Rockland County, New York, who was diagnosed … Read more

Tiny batteries that power our devices pose danger to children, report says

Tiny batteries that power our devices pose danger to children, report says

CNN — An increasing number of little children are eating small lithium batteries, also known as “button” batteries, that power many of our consumer devices, with potentially serious consequences, even death, a new report found. Despite public information campaigns warning parents about the dangers, visits to emergency rooms as a result of battery poisonings were … Read more

Duke volleyball game in Utah moved after racist abuse hurled at Black player

Duke volleyball game in Utah moved after racist abuse hurled at Black player

Mar 14, 2022; Dayton, OH, USA; NCAA logo seen on a microphone during practice the day before the start of the First Four of the 2022 NCAA Tournament at UD Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 27 (Reuters) – Duke University women’s volleyball match … Read more

George Foreman sexual abuse lawsuits: Former boxing champ accused of sexual abuse by daughters of his former associates

George Foreman sexual abuse lawsuits: Former boxing champ accused of sexual abuse by daughters of his former associates

CNN — Two women have accused former heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman of sexually abusing them when they were minors in the 1970s, according to laws filed this week. One of the women is described as the daughter of an adviser and manager to Foreman while the second woman is the daughter of a boxer … Read more

Leisure activities lowers risk of cancer, heart disease and death

Leisure activities lowers risk of cancer, heart disease and death

Sign up for CNN’s Fitness, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide up will help you ease into a healthy routine, backed by experts. CNN — Want to live a longer, healthier life? Pick an activity you enjoy, and get moving. Choose just about anything – walking, running, swimming laps, playing tennis, cycling, swimming, golf, … Read more

Devin Ratray, ‘Home Alone’ actor, under investigation for alleged rape

Devin Ratray, 'Home Alone' actor, under investigation for alleged rape

CNN — Authorities in New York City are investigating a rape allegation against actor Devin Ratray, who’s best known for his role as the big brother in the “Home Alone” movies, CNN has learned. Ratray, who denied the allegation in a phone call with CNN, is currently facing domestic violence charges stemming from an unrelated … Read more