(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday it will expand wastewater testing for polio to select communities across the U.S. after a person tested positive for the disease in New York this summer. The initiative will start in two communities:... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Older people have always been known to be one of the groups at highest risk of death from COVID-19, but they now make up a larger share than ever before. As of the week ending Nov. 19, Americans aged 65 and older make... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Actress Mena Suvari is opening up about her struggles with mental health in the hopes that her honesty will make other mothers feel less alone. “I struggle with postpartum every day,” said Suvari. “I remember sitting on our balcony freaking out saying,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Approximately 10 million adults have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to CHADD, a respected ADHD organization founded in 1987. Now, some telemedicine services which advertise an easy path to get evaluated for a possible ADHD diagnosis and obtain a prescription, completely virtually, have... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Hailey Bieber, who suffered a mini-stroke earlier this year, is opening up about another health complication. Bieber, 26, shared on Instagram Monday that she has a cyst the size of an apple on her ovary. "It's painful and achey [sic] and makes me... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Promising data shows that an Alzheimer's drug can slow cognitive decline. In a phase III clinical trial, with results published Tuesday in The New England Journal of Medicine, the drug, Lecanemab -- developed by Eisai and Biogen Inc. -- slowed the rate... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Two-third of states across the country are reporting either "very high" or "high" levels of influenza-like activity, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's weekly report. As of the week ending Nov. 19, the latest date for which data is available,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A New York mother is sharing details of her daughter's battle with RSV, a respiratory virus that health officials warn may continue to spread this holiday season, along with the flu and COVID-19. Anita Binayi-Ghiam said her 3-year-old daughter Ella began having... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Parents can often feel a lot of pressure when it comes to feeding their babies. Infant feeding tech Mallory Whitmore, a mother of two, is trying to ease some of that stress. "My goal is that parents can feed their babies confidently, even... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A mom of three is sharing a warning for other parents after she says her 10-month-old daughter was hospitalized with critical injuries after swallowing a water bead. Folichia Mitchell of Berwick, Maine, said she bought a water beads activity kit at a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As of Monday, more than 52.4 million birds across the United States have died of avian influenza, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This makes the outbreak the deadliest in history, surpassing the 2015 outbreak that killed 50.5 million... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Lisa Niemi Swayze is reflecting on her late husband Patrick Swayze's battle with pancreatic cancer 13 years after the actor's death from the disease. Speaking to Good Morning America for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, Niemi Swayze said Swayze "did not want to... Read More.