OKC-County Health Dept. offers COVID-19 vaccine doses for children ages 6 months and older
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.
- 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.
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.
- Akron Beacon Journal
This month's Healthy Actions column looks at healthy sleep habits and sleep disorders.
“Movement is medicine,” says Dr. Edward Laskowski, a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Mayo Clinic.
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.
Those with Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome experience extreme bouts of nausea that disappear once they completely stop using cannabis products.
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."
- The Wrap
"I don’t believe a tragic situation should be perpetuated by another tragedy,” Noem tells CNN's Dana Bash
- USA TODAY
Jace Ward had 1 goal when he died of a brain tumor a year ago: to make the path easier for others. A year later, his mother still pursues that dream.
- 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.
- 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
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.
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.
- The Columbus Dispatch
After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, it's left some in Ohio to travel outside the state for an abortion. Among them is a 10-year-old girl.
- Fox News
Blink-182 drummer and husband of Kourtney Kardashian, Travis Barker, opens up about his recent hospital experience after an endoscopy, a surgical procedure.
- The Register-Guard
Pick up some or all of these healthy habits to help your brain grow and protect against dementia.
California will become the first state to guarantee health care for all immigrants. It's part of Governor Gavin Newsom's State Medicaid program starting 2024.
- USA TODAY
In order to bring more awareness and understanding to monkeypox, we spoke to people who either experienced it or got vaccinated against it.