Chronic illness is not uncommon in America. A chronic illness is typically defined as conditions that last one or more years and require ongoing medical attention or limit daily living. More serious chronic diseases like heart disease, cancer, and diabetes have become leading causes of death and disability in the United States, adding to the nation’s $4.1 trillion in annual health care costs.
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Health officials have officially confirmed the first case of monkeypox in the US this year. A Massachusetts citizen has tested positive for monkeypox and was later confirmed by health officials Wednesday. According to a release from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the patient is an adult make who recently traveled to Canada. The test was confirmed on Wednesday by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention after going through the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for initial testing