Top 5 Takeaways Persistent Cyanobacteria HABs: Clear Lake experienced multiple cyanobacteria harmful algal blooms (HABs) from June to November 2021, with microcystins levels often exceeding California’s health advisory limit. Impact

Top 5 Takeaways Widespread NTM Infections Identified: An investigation revealed 15 cases of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) infections across nine states in patients who had undergone cosmetic surgery at the same

Top 5 Takeaways Increased Deaths Noted: The report highlights a significant increase in deaths of U.S. citizens from cosmetic surgery in the Dominican Republic, with average annual deaths rising from

Top 5 Takeaways Significant Underutilization of Antivirals: Review of 110 immunosuppressed Veterans Health Administration patients with nonsevere COVID-19 showed 80% were not offered antiviral drugs, primarily due to mild symptoms.

Top 5 Takeaways Variation in Cardiometabolic Disease Prevalence: The study found significant variation in the prevalence of diagnosed cardiometabolic diseases (diabetes, myocardial infarction, angina or coronary heart disease, and stroke)

Top 5 Takeaways Prevalence of Antihistamine-Related Overdoses: 14.7% of overdose deaths (13,574 cases) were antihistamine-positive, and 3.6% (3,345 cases) were antihistamine-involved during 2019-2020. Dominance of Diphenhydramine: The majority of these

Top 5 Takeaways Prevalence of Stigma and Discrimination: Hispanic or Latino persons with HIV reported high levels of stigma and health care discrimination, with women and American Indian or Alaska

Top 5 Takeaways High Prevalence of ACEs: During the COVID-19 pandemic, 73.1% of U.S. high school students reported at least one Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE), with 7.8% reporting four or

Top 5 Takeaways First Reported U.S. Case of Monkeypox from Needlestick in Healthcare: A nurse in Florida contracted monkeypox from a needlestick injury while collecting a swab from a patient’s

Top 5 Takeaways Effectiveness of Monovalent mRNA Vaccines: During the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.1/BA.2 and BA.4/BA.5 periods, the effectiveness of three-dose monovalent mRNA vaccines against COVID-19–associated hospitalization waned over time. Vaccine