Health Highlights: Aug. 1, 2022​

Patients open up about the pain of having monkeypox. Three gay men in Brazil, Britain and the United States talk of the often extreme discomfort of having the viral illness, and their difficulties in finding treatment. Read more

Lung cancer myths, stigma persist. It’s the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, but ignorance is keeping many at-risk patients from early screening that could save or extend their lives, a new survey finds. Read more

Biden tests positive again for COVID-19 in ‘rebound’ case. After testing negative on Friday morning, Biden — who had left isolation three days prior — returned to isolation on Saturday after a positive COVID test and he tested positive again on Sunday. He has no symptoms and feels well, White House physician Dr. Kevin O’Connor said. Read more

Work worries keep lots of young Americans awake on Sunday nights. A recent American Academy of Sleep Medicine survey found that 32% of Gen Z respondents fretted the night before another workweek. Read more