FDA expected to okay Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine booster for kids 5 to 11
The action by the Food and Drug Administration is expected as soon as Tuesday.
What is topical steroid withdrawal?
The ailment had recently gone viral on social media. But TSW “is a real and difficult-to-treat phenomenon that can occur while treating any chronic skin rash with topical steroids,” an experts says.
How fast omicron’s BA.2 variant is spreading around the world
Tracking the main coronavirus variants in the U.S. and around the world: omicron, delta, gamma, alpha and beta.
Project connects gender, health and history
A collaborative, peer-reviewed project in Nursing Clio examines the tangled roots that connect our bodies to the past and present.
How should you deal with sore muscles?
To avoid soreness, work up slowly to the activity. But if soreness sets in, get rest while the process plays out.
Ex-nurse convicted of injecting patient with wrong drug gets probation
RaDonda Vaught, who worked at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, faced up to eight years in prison for giving 75-year-old Charlene Murphey a fatal dose of the wrong medication in December 2017.
Genome study offers hope for vaquita, an endangered porpoise in Mexico’s waters
The vaquita is the smallest cetacean, the group including whales, dolphins and porpoises, reaching about 5 feet long and 120 pounds.
Why the pandemic has made it so hard and exhausting to make decisions
With the pandemic, people are faced with so many options about risk and health. Psychologists explain why that is so draining.
This woman’s desperate persistence helped spark her lucky break
Her memory was failing, she couldn’t walk without a cane and felt increasingly helpless.
Abortion foes push to narrow ‘life of mother’ exceptions
Doctors warn women’s lives would be endangered and maternal deaths could increase.
The bar for reimposing mask mandates is getting higher and higher
The shift away from mask mandates in blue cities and states has been months in the making, and they are not coming back even as cases of the highly transmissible BA. 2 coronavirus variant rise.
What to do if you can’t find baby formula
Many parents are scrambling to find baby formula. Pediatricians say there are some alternatives, but it's important to avoid shortcuts and consult your doctor.
A teen survivor of a shark attack revives his love for the ocean
Keane Hayes pursued an ocean-filled year not just to reclaim his passion, but also to inspire surfers and non-surfers to overcome formidable odds.
U.S. surpasses record 100,000 overdose deaths in 2021
The number of overdose deaths is a 15 percent increase from the previous year. More than 1 million Americans have now died of drug overdoses in the 21st century, according to federal data released Wednesday.
Overturn of Roe could make IVF more complicated, costly
State laws could unleash 'a whole cascade of questions and problems.'
Another rare virus puzzle: They got sick, got treated, got covid again
The rare cases aren’t severe but highlight the many questions that remain about the virus.
Chicago will be ‘oasis’ for abortion if Roe is overturned, mayor says
If Roe v. Wade is overturned and more states enforce "trigger" laws severely weakening abortion access or banning it, Chicago's mayor said the city would “be a safe haven.”
About half of parents give their children a dietary supplement
Parents said they give supplements because their children are picky eaters, they do not eat enough fruits and vegetables, and what they do eat does not give them enough vitamins, minerals and fiber.
High blood pressure in young people may cause long-term brain issues
A study suggests that high blood pressure starting at a young age was associated with a smaller brain at midlife — about age 50.
How to save on prescription medications
Online pharmacies aren’t the only way to get cheaper prices for your medications. These five strategies will also help you save.