(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services issued an advisory Wednesday warning about identifying mental health symptoms and conditions linked to long COVID.Long COVID occurs when people recover from the virus but experience ongoing symptoms lasting three months or longer, such as... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A majority of OBGYNs say the overturning of Roe v. Wade last summer is linked to more maternal deaths, according to a new survey released early Wednesday from KFF.The decision -- known as Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization -- determined... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Novo Nordisk, the pharmaceutical company that makes Ozempic and Wegovy, filed multiple lawsuits Tuesday against off-brand versions of the wildly popular drugs.In a press release, the company announced that legal action is being taken against certain medical spas, weight loss or... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A group whose recommendations become the standard medical policy nationwide has issued a recommendation saying all adults under the age of 65 should be screened for anxiety during their lifetime.The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recommendation, issued Tuesday, is the final... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- On Oct. 8, 2013, 12-year-old Sammy Cohen Eckstein was crossing the street outside his home in New York when a car struck him, tragically ending his life."He was crossing the street for soccer practice. That should not be a deadly act.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- June is national Brain Awareness Month and the start of summer is a great time to consider how our diet can potentially be beneficial for the brain.While there is no singular food fix for better brain health, there are properties in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Public health experts fear that Meta's decision to roll back some of its COVID-19 misinformation measures will lead to more disinformation about the virus, treatments for it and vaccines.The company announced the changes on Friday after it asked its independent oversight... Read More.
Kristi Daugherty remembers the announcement like it was yesterday.It was March 11, 2021—one year since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic—and in those twelve months, emerging data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that historic rates of mental... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Ways to lose weight have been trending with the rising popularity and success stories of certain drugs that help with weight loss, such as Ozempic and Mounjaro, and more people turning to supplements like berberine, deemed "nature's Ozempic."Still, many people who... Read More.
(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- The Iowa Supreme Court prevented a six-week abortion ban that was signed into law several years ago from going into effect.The court was split in a 3-3 decision Friday on the case, meaning abortion remains legal in Iowa.The 2018 bill,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With summer on the horizon, many are breaking out their flip-flops and summer shoes. But these popular options can lead to more injuries and foot pain in the warmer months, including plantar fasciitis, one of the most common foot injuries, according... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Patients with HIV in the United States saw an increase in rare, deadly meningococcal infections last year, new preliminary data shows.Nearly 10% of all meningococcal disease cases in 2022 were among people with HIV, according to a report published Thursday afternoon by... Read More.