WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall explains the latest health headlines.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“I will not know a single day of peace until I can govern my own body ... in the state I once loved.”
Though the United States appears to be coming out of the worst of the pandemic, COVID-19 isn't going away any time soon. And there remains the continued risk of another surge as more states relax...
No. 1: Those who've had repeat COVID infections, regardless of severity.
Gov. Kristi Noem says 'every life is precious' when asked if a pregnant 10-year-old girl should be forced to have a baby under abortion laws
A 10-year-old Ohio girl had to cross state lines into Indiana to obtain an abortion after her state's ban went into effect.
- The Wrap
"I don’t believe a tragic situation should be perpetuated by another tragedy,” Noem tells CNN's Dana Bash
A 31-year-old mom says doctors dismissed her severe pain as a gallbladder issue. Later, tests revealed she had stage 4 cancer.
Casey Ward says she begged doctors to operate, but they wouldn't because she was pregnant. After birth, they discovered tumors in multiple organs.
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"We don’t even know if this marriage will make it to the five-year anniversary. And dare I say it... I’ll be OK if it doesn’t."
Alabama officials are using the overturning of Roe v. Wade to argue that the state should also be able to ban gender-affirming medical care
A brief from the Alabama Attorney General's office argued that gender-affirming care was also not "deeply rooted in our history or traditions."
- USA TODAY
More than half of U.S. hospitals have not shared pricing information as required by a new federal law. Consumer advocates urge federal enforcement.
The outbreak resulted in at least one death and 22 hospitalizations across 10 states.
- Consumer Reports
Changing what you eat now could have big benefits laterBy Rachel Meltzer WarrenWe know that cutting back on red meat is good for heart health, fish is brain food, and calcium-rich foods can help ...
- The Telegraph
Britain’s polio outbreak is the price for the “worldwide obsession” with Covid which led to children missing vaccines during lockdown, MPs have warned.
A shooting in Surprise ended with three people killed, four injured, and others with "lesser" injuries.
Yes, scromiting — or 'scream vomiting' — is real and can be caused by heavy marijuana use. And it may be on the rise thanks to widespread legalization.
People with cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome experience extreme bouts of nausea that disappear once they completely stop using cannabis products.
While wealthy women may have an easier time accessing abortion after the fall of Roe v. Wade, money can't protect them from medical emergencies criminalized by abortion bans
One in 50 pregnancies is ectopic and requires an abortion to save the life of the mother, regardless of her financial status. Abortion bans may delay or prevent their care.
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Pedro Munhoz has gone a step further in trying to convince doubters that his eye injury is real.
- The New York Times
In the early 1990s, long before PPE, N95 and asymptomatic transmission became household terms, federal health officials issued guidelines for how medical workers should protect themselves from tuberculosis during a resurgence of the highly infectious respiratory disease. Their recommendation, elastomeric respirators, an industrial-grade face mask familiar to car painters and construction workers, would in the decades that followed become the gold standard for infection-control specialists focuse
- The Telegraph
Dogs can catch cancer simply by sniffing each other, with male animals at most risk, scientists have found.
- The Register-Guard
Pick up some or all of these healthy habits to help your brain grow and protect against dementia.
Health authorities across Canada have cut the hours of hospital emergency departments and urgent care clinics in recent weeks, a move that in some cases may extend through the summer, due to a surge in patients and staff shortages. The situation, clinicians say, is tied to a resurgence of viral infections such as COVID-19 among adults and children and a push by others to seek care delayed by the pandemic, and exacerbated by the high number of healthcare workers who are sick or burned out. The strain has led to scenes of clogged hospital hallways and overflowing clinic waiting rooms, hours-long waits for inpatient care and occupancy rates of more than 100% at children's hospitals.