wsfurlan/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has delayed consideration of a long-anticipated proposal to ban formaldehyde (FA) in hair-relaxing products, which some studies have linked to certain types of cancers. It is not clear when the agency plans to consider the proposed rule, which was first entered in the Unified […]

mrs/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Several health departments in the U.S. say they have detected West Nile virus in mosquito samples. Although the average number of actual West Nile cases is significantly lower than the same time last year, experts are urging the public to take precautions. On Monday, the Cape May County Health Department […]

Products sold at the deli, especially those sliced or prepared at the deli, can be contaminated with Listeria. Image via CDC. (NEW YORK) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning Americans about a listeria outbreak that has sickened more than two dozen people across 12 states, possibly linked to deli meat. […]

Isabella Strahan shared she is cancer-free after revealing she was diagnosed with a brain tumor earlier this year. — Isabella Strahan/YouTube (NEW YORK) — Isabella Strahan is on her road to a full recovery! In a new update on Thursday from a video on her YouTube channel, the 19-year-old daughter of “Good Morning America” co-anchor […]

Govind Sandhu, 38, is pictured finishing a half-marathon in Sydney, just prior to his cancer diagnosis. — @govindsandhu/Instagram (SYDNEY, Australia) — Govind Sandhu said he felt he was at “peak fitness” when he came down with flu-like symptoms, including a fever, night sweats and body aches, in mid-May. At the time he started feeling sick, […]

Ulrich Baumgarten via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Babies born to women who received a COVID-19 vaccine in their first trimester did not have a significant increased risk of birth defects, a new study found. For the study, published Wednesday evening in the journal The BMJ, researchers used national public health registries in Denmark, Norway […]

Nathan Howard/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Dangerously high temperatures have been sweeping across the southern, central and eastern U.S., leaving more than one-third of the country under heat alerts as of Tuesday afternoon. Actual temperatures are expected to hit triple digits on Tuesday in several cities and states including Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Virginia and North […]

Karl Tapales/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Two years after the launch of the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, 10 million contacts have been answered, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. “That’s 10 million people who, often on the worst day of their life, had a resource to reach out to,” Hannah […]

SimpleImages/Getty Images (PHOENIX) — A 4-month-old baby died in Arizona last week after suffering a heat-related illness while on a boat, according to police. The infant’s death comes amid an ongoing heat wave in the U.S. affecting tens of millions of people across multiple states. The infant, who was not identified by police, was rescued […]

Isabel Pavia/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A new study that detected variable levels of heavy metals, including lead, in tampons currently on the market is being reviewed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a spokesperson for the agency told ABC News. The study published in Environmental International by researchers at the University of California, […]

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