Idaho governor signs first-of-its-kind 'abortion trafficking' bill into law
Anyone convicted of breaking the law will face two to five years in prison and could also be sued by the minor's parent or guardian.
Damar Hamlin pushes for AED access in Washington, D.C.
The Buffalo Bills player is teaming up with families and legislators to keep kids safe with access to automated external defibrillators (AEDs).
Deadly fungal infection C. auris spreading at 'alarming rate,' CDC says
The CDC called C. auris an urgent threat because it’s often resistant to antifungal drugs and spreads easily in healthcare facilities.
7-year-old gives gift of life to teen brother battling leukemia
Fittingly, the extraordinary act of love happened on Feb. 14 — Valentine’s Day and National Donor Day.
Male contraception showed promise in study
An experimental drug that temporarily stops sperm in their tracks could be a “game-changer” for contraception, a new study found.
New vibrating, drug-free pill may help chronic constipation
A first-of-its-kind, drug-free pill designed to “gently” vibrate in the colon may help squeeze food through the gut of chronically constipated people.
Revitalizing old blood with anti-inflammatory drug could slow aging, study suggests
The new study focused on an anti-inflammatory drug used for rheumatoid arthritis and found that it may reverse some of the effects of aging on the blood system in mice.
SOTU: Biden pushes for insulin cost caps
Democrats tried to cap the price of insulin last year when they controlled both houses and fell short of the votes needed.
‘Intensive’ blood pressure treatment could reduce dementia risk: study
The study found that intensive blood pressure treatment may help to clear toxins and other byproducts from the brain.
Proposed Massachusetts bill would reduce inmate sentences if they donate organs
If passed, eligible individuals who are behind bars in Massachusetts could receive 60 days to one year off of their sentences in exchange for donating organs or bone marrow.
Satanic Temple launches telehealth abortion care in New Mexico, hopes to expand
The Satanic Temple, which doesn’t believe in a literal Satan, has claimed its abortion ritual is exempt from bans because it’s part of religious practice.
FDA eases rules for gay men to donate blood
Gay rights groups have long opposed blanket restrictions on who can give blood, saying they discriminate against the LGBTQ community.
New Alzheimer's drug: What to know as Leqembi hits the market
Here are some things to know about the FDA's approval of lecanemab, to be sold under the brand name Leqembi.
US home births in 2021 rose to highest level in decades, CDC report says
Among almost 4 million U.S. births in 2021, nearly 52,000 occurred at home — an increase of about 12% from the previous year, the CDC said.
New COVID subvariants are resisting immunity and treatments. Should you be worried?
Emerging Omicron subvariants XBB, BQ.1, and BQ1.1 are likely resistant to some of the top drugs used to treat COVID-19 infections, experts warn.
Diabetes-related weight loss drugs facing supply issues amid viral trend
Recently, billionaire Elon Musk admitted to using Wegovy to help him lose weight.
Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine will cost $110-$130 per dose
Pfizer said the commercial pricing for adult COVID-19 vaccine doses could start in early 2023, depending on when the U.S. government phases out its program of buying the shots.
Cheaper, over-the-counter hearing aids now available in US stores
Several U.S. retailers are now selling over-the-counter hearing aids at a cheaper cost compared to prescription devices, officials say. Here’s where to buy them.
FDA confirms widespread shortage of Adderall in the US
The largest U.S. manufacturer Adderall, a prescription drug used primarily to treat ADHD, has been experiencing “ongoing intermittent manufacturing delays,” the FDA said.
US caregiver shortage impacting 65 and older population
There's a shortage of elderly caregivers, and finding enough is only getting harder.