Marilyn Nieves/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A Texas mother of two says she “desperately” wants a chance to try for a third child but is in jeopardy of losing her uterus due to Texas’ abortion bans. She is currently carrying a pregnancy with virtually no chance the baby will survive to birth or long afterwards […]

Mario Tama/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Biden administration is putting off its plan to ban menthol cigarettes until next March after an aggressive lobbying push by civil rights groups — some sponsored by Big Tobacco — who argued a ban would unfairly target Black smokers. The delay, acknowledged in an online posting Wednesday, is a […]

SONGPHOL THESAKIT/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Eligible adults can now receive free at-home rapid tests, telehealth sessions and at-home treatments for both COVID and influenza through a newly expanded federal government program. Initially launched as a pilot program in select areas, the Home Test to Treat program from the National Institutes of Health is now […]

fstop123/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The number of patients in the U.S. traveling out of state to obtain abortion care has doubled since 2020. Nearly one in five patients in the first half of 2023 traveled to other states for abortion care, compared to one in 10 patients traveling out of state in 2020, according […]

Joao Paulo Burini/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Tracking one of the deadliest living beings on Earth will be the key to saving thousands of lives each year, researchers at the University of South Florida say. The pesky bite of a mosquito has the potential to bring more than just itchiness and inflammation. More than 1 […]

Oscar Wong/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — In the long-running debate on whether a meat-free or meat-filled diet promotes better health, a new study is giving weight to the benefits of a meat-free diet. Researchers at Stanford University examined the health of 22 sets of identical twin adults to see how they fared when one twin […]

Tim Graham/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The Biden administration recently announced a proposal that would require all lead water service pipes to replaced in the United States within the next decade. The proposal, led by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is an attempt to protect Americans from lead exposure, which can cause severe health issues […]

Tetra Images/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — CVS is the latest pharmacy to change its drug pricing formula, a move it said would increase transparency and simplify costs. The company will now base drug costs on the amount that it pays for a drug — limiting the markup and service fee to customers. “What CVS is […]

Courtesy Christie Martin (NEW YORK) — Nearly one year ago, Christie Martin, a mom and realtor in Las Vegas, said she started taking Ozempic to help her lose weight. Martin, 58, told ABC News’ Good Morning America that within a matter of months of taking the medication, she had lost over 30 pounds. But Martin, […]

Kinga Krzeminska/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning consumers about a multistate salmonella outbreak linked to some cantaloupes. The CDC published another food safety alert on Friday, after multiple retailers and brands — including Trufresh, Crown Jewels Produce, Vinyard Fruit and Vegetable Company, CF Dallas, ALDI and Pacific […]

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