November 1, 2021

What to Expect From the Supreme Court Hearing on the Texas Abortion Ban

S.B.8, the 6-week abortion ban in Texas, is headed to the Supreme Court today. The law is the most restrictive in the nation. Legal experts predict […]
November 1, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: Global Deaths Top 5 Million

More than 5 million people globally have died from COVID-19. More than half of U.S. adults are now fully vaccinated. COVID-19 booster shots are now available […]
November 1, 2021

Epidurals Don’t Increase Risk of Developmental Issues for Children, Study Finds

Epidurals are the standard for mitigating pain during labor. Almost 75 percent of U.S. women used epidurals during labor in 2015. A new study finds that […]
October 31, 2021

Supply Chain Crunch Is Causing Drug Shortages for Cancer, COVID-19, and Other Diseases

Share on PinterestExperts say the current shortage of medications is nothing new. It’s been happening for years. FG Trade/Getty Images Officials report the global supply chain […]
October 30, 2021

FDA Authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids 5 to 11

The Food and Drug Administration authorized a lower-dose COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 to 11 years old. Children in this age range are at lower risk […]
October 30, 2021

COVID-19 Cases May Heat Up as Colder Weather Arrives: Here’s Why

Share on PinterestExperts hope vaccinations as well as safety protocols will help minimize any increase this winter in COVID-19 cases. Anastasiia Shavshyna/Getty Images New COVID-19 cases […]
October 29, 2021

Halloween Candy Doesn’t Need to be Scary: How Parents Can Help Children Eat Healthy

Share on PinterestExperts say parents can allow children to have Halloween candy and still encourage healthy eating habits. Roberto Westbrook/Getty Images Experts say parents can encourage […]
October 29, 2021

Scientists Say They May Have Found the Cause of Alzheimer’s Progression in the Brain

Share on PinterestResearchers say Alzheimer’s disease may start in several areas of the brain, rather than spreading from a single region. Tom Werner/Getty Images Scientists say […]
October 29, 2021

People with Anxiety and Depression May Need a COVID-19 Booster Shot

Given their increased risk, people with severe mental illness are also eligible to receive a booster shot for COVID-19. Physical and mental health go hand in […]
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