Daily exposure to synthetic chemicals called phthalates was linked to roughly 100,000 early deaths each year in older Americans in a new study.
One reason America’s employers are having trouble filling jobs was starkly illustrated in a report Tuesday: Americans are quitting in droves.
Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday it has asked the FDA to authorize a booster shot for its single-dose COVID-19 vaccine.
President Joe Biden says nearly 3 million consumers took advantage of a special six-month period to sign up for private health insurance coverage made more affordable by his COVID-19 relief law.
A 12-year-old boy died last week of Nipah virus, sending Indian health officials scrambling to test anyone the boy came in contact with.
Certain N95 masks from Shanghai Dasheng should no longer be used by health care workers due to a failure to “implement, maintain, and control a quality management system,” the FDA said.
Salmonella outbreaks linked to Italian-style meats have been reported in 17 states, sickening dozens and hospitalizing at least 12 people, the CDC said.
The 37-page study showed participants who reported being vaccinated were at substantially reduced risk of testing positive for COVID-19 compared with those who reported not being vaccinated.
Israel’s prime minister has announced that the country will offer a coronavirus booster to people over 60 who have already been vaccinated.
Arlington, Virginia tops the American College of Sports Medicine's list of fittest cities for the fourth straight year. Here's how the rest of the list shaped out:
A rare, mosquito-borne illness has been detected in a New Jersey man in his 60s. Officials say it is only the second human case ever reported in the Garden State.
Regeneron’s COVID-19 antibody cocktail was found to cut patient deaths from 30% to 24% among those who hadn’t already developed an immune response.
The largest dating apps in America are teaming up to encourage Americans to get vaccinated.
The Health Ministry reported 4,529 deaths in the country on Wednesday, surpassing the previous record set on Jan. 12 in the United States when 4,475 people died.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 473,000, a new pandemic low and the latest evidence that fewer employers are cutting jobs as consumers ramp up spending and more businesses reopen.
The FDA has called a meeting for June 10 to discuss COVID-19 vaccines in children amid speculation a decision would be made on Pfizer-BioNTech’s request to expand use for its shot to teens ages 12-15 within the coming days.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is calling for Washington to immediately stop paying out-of-work Americans an extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits, saying the boost in government aid is giving some recipients less incentive to look for work.
The White House tells The Associated Press that the U.S. will begin sharing its entire stock of COVID-19 vaccines from AstraZeneca once the vaccine clears federal safety reviews.
Japan has issued a third state of emergency for Tokyo and three western prefectures to curb a surge in the coronavirus just three months ahead of the Olympics.
The United States passed a milestone Thursday in the Biden administration's effort to get Americans vaccinated against COVID-19: More than 200 million shots have been administered.