CDC updates COVID isolation, quarantine period

The CDC shortened its recommendations for the isolation and quarantine period for those who test positive for COVID-19. “Given what we currently know about COVID-19 and the Omicron variant, CDC is shortening the recommended time for isolation from 10 days for people with COVID-19 to five days, if asymptomatic, followed by five days of wearing…

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January is cervical cancer awareness month

According to the Prevent Cancer Foundation, more than 13,200 women are diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer and more than 4,200 die from the disease every year. But there’s good news: Some cervical cancer is preventable thanks to screening tests and the HPV vaccine. Many cervical cancers are caused by an HPV infection, which is a…

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