US to offer monkeypox vaccines in states with high case rates | Medicine

US to offer monkeypox vaccines in states with high case rates |  Medicine

The Biden Administration announced plans to beef up its response to monkeypox on Tuesday, detailing plans to offer more vaccines and more tests to people who are most at risk of getting it—including men who have sex with men and their partners. The move comes after pressure from states, who have been pushing the Administration … Read more

New Mayo genetic counselor will advise cancer patients | Local News

New Mayo genetic counselor will advise cancer patients |  Local News

MANKATO — In-person genetic counseling used to require a drive to Rochester or the Twin Cities, until Michael Potts joined Mayo Clinic Health System’s oncology team in Mankato. The licensed genetic counselor, the first in Mayo’s southwest Minnesota region, recently started providing the service in person and via telehealth at Andreas Cancer Center. Genetic counseling … Read more

Muscle Shoals parents donate kidneys to their children combating rare genetic disease | News

Muscle Shoals parents donate kidneys to their children combating rare genetic disease |  News

One mother is celebrating a breakthrough that all started with her two kids in North Alabama. Jessica Davenport from Muscle Shoals has been fighting for her kids ever since they were diagnosed with an extremely rare genetic disease called schimke immuno-osseous dysplasia (SIOD). They are the first siblings in the United States to ever both … Read more