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Brian Jungen

Brian Jungen writes about health and wellness for publications like WebMD, AARP, Shape, Woman’s Day, Arthritis Today and Costco Connection among others. He graduated from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Moderna Reports Effectiveness Against BA.2.86 Subvariant

Moderna, a leading COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer, has released promising clinical trial data regarding its updated vaccine's effectiveness against the highly-mutated BA.2.86 subvariant of the...

UK Skin Cancer Surge: Urgent Solutions

In recent decades, skin cancer rates in the UK have surged, primarily due to excessive sun exposure during past decades. Melanoma, a once relatively...

Central US Heatwave Sparks Health and Power Supply Concerns

A searing heatwave has descended upon a vast stretch of the central United States, encompassing regions from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great...

Health Behavior Changes in BAME Communities Amid COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has left no aspect of our lives untouched, including our health behaviors. A recent review published in BMC Public Health hones...

Aspartame Safety: WHO Cancer Agency Conflicting View

The World Health Organization (WHO) and its cancer agency, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), have recently presented differing viewpoints regarding the...

CDC Report: Sick Food Workers Fuel 40% of Restaurant Outbreaks

Federal health officials have uncovered alarming statistics regarding food workers who continue to work while sick or contagious. According to their findings, these individuals...

WHO Recommends COVID-19 Boosters to Target XBB Variants

The World Health Organization (WHO) advisory group has put forth a recommendation to update this year's COVID-19 booster shots, targeting the currently dominant XBB...

President Biden Nominates Dr. Monica Bertagnolli as NIH Director

President Joe Biden has officially nominated Dr. Monica Bertagnolli, a renowned cancer specialist and researcher, to assume the position of Director at the prestigious...

UK First Babies Born Using Three-Person DNA Technique

In a groundbreaking development, the UK's fertility regulator has officially confirmed the birth of the nation's first babies created using an innovative technique that...

Mpox Outbreak No Longer an International Emergency, Says WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that the global outbreak of mpox, also known as monkeypox, is no longer classified as an international...