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May 4, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: India Tops 20 Million Cases

Share on PinterestA crematorium is seen in India, where cases and deaths are spiking. SANJAY KANOJIA/AFP via Getty Images The United States currently has the highest […]
May 4, 2021

The Proposed Ban on Menthol Cigarettes: Why Black Health Advocates Are Cheering

Share on PinterestHealth activists say tobacco companies have targeted Black communities with promotions for menthol cigarettes. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration is proposing […]
May 4, 2021

Children as Young as 12 May Soon Have Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

Share on PinterestTeens received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in clinical trials. Paul Bersebach/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register/Getty Images The FDA is expected to approve a COVID-19 vaccine for […]
May 4, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines: Straight Answers to Common Questions and More

If you have reservations about whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine, you’re not alone. A recent survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that 15 percent […]
May 3, 2021

From Vaccines to Medicare: What to Expect in President Biden’s Next 100 Days

Share on PinterestPresident Joe Biden is expected to work on Medicare expansion and healthcare disparities in his next 100 days. Erin Scott/Bloomberg via Getty Images In […]
May 3, 2021

New Guidelines Will Make Opioid Addiction Medications More Widely Available

Share on PinterestThe new guidelines ease rules on training and prescription limitations for opioid addiction medications. Jose Jonathan Heres/Getty Images New federal guidelines are loosening restrictions […]
May 3, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: Over 400,000 Excess Deaths Reported in Russia

Share on PinterestBeds for people with COVID-19 are shown in India. Saqib Majeed/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) The United States currently has the highest number of […]
May 3, 2021

Why People at Risk of Heart Disease May Want to Avoid Fish Oil

Share on PinterestA new study looks at the risk of taking omega-3 supplements for people with high risk of heart disease. Getty Images New research finds […]
May 3, 2021

We Eradicated Polio from the U.S. with Vaccines. Can We Do the Same with COVID-19?

Share on PinterestThe speed of vaccinations has slowed in recent weeks. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Experts believe it will take vaccinating 70 to 90 percent of Americans […]
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