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Youth mental health is in crisis. Are schools doing enough?

Youth mental health is in crisis. Are schools doing enough?

This year’s back-to-school season will restore a degree of pre-pandemic normalcy.

17 hrs 2 mins ago
CDC director announces shake-up, citing COVID mistakes

CDC director announces shake-up, citing COVID mistakes

The head of nation’s top public health agency is shaking up the organization with the goal of making it more nimble.

20 hrs 18 mins ago
Planned Parenthood to spend record $50M in midterm elections

Planned Parenthood to spend record $50M in midterm elections

The nation's leading abortion rights advocacy organization, Planned Parenthood, plans to spend a record $50 million ahead of November’s midterm elections.

22 hrs 22 mins ago
2 deaths in Florida linked to raw oysters from Louisiana

2 deaths in Florida linked to raw oysters from Louisiana

A restaurant customer in Fort Lauderdale has died of a bacterial infection after eating raw oysters.

23 hrs 27 mins ago
Over-the-counter hearing aids expected this fall in US

Over-the-counter hearing aids expected this fall in US

U.S. regulators have finalized a long-awaited rule that's expected to allow millions of Americans to buy hearing aids without a prescription.

August 16th, 7:23 PM EDT
Biden signs massive climate and health care legislation

Biden signs massive climate and health care legislation

President Joe Biden is preparing to sign Democrats’ landmark climate change and health care bill.

August 16th, 5:28 PM EDT
Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has 'mild' symptoms

Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has 'mild' symptoms

First lady Jill Biden has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing “mild symptoms.”.

August 16th, 11:33 AM EDT
US offers more monkeypox vaccine to states and cities

US offers more monkeypox vaccine to states and cities

U.S. officials said they are able to ship out more monkeypox vaccine doses than previously planned.

August 15th, 5:19 PM EDT
British regulator 1st to OK Moderna's updated COVID booster

British regulator 1st to OK Moderna's updated COVID booster

British health authorities have authorized an updated version of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine that aims to protect against the original virus and the omicron variant.

August 15th, 12:59 PM EDT
Britain says monkeypox outbreak "shows signs of slowing"

Britain says monkeypox outbreak "shows signs of slowing"

British health officials say the monkeypox outbreak across the country “shows signs of slowing” but that it’s still too soon to know if the decline will be maintained.

August 15th, 10:19 AM EDT
Polio detected in NYC's sewage, suggesting virus circulating

Polio detected in NYC's sewage, suggesting virus circulating

Health officials say the virus that causes polio has been detected in New York City’s wastewater weeks after a case of polio was identified in Rockland County north of the city.

August 12th, 2:44 PM EDT
Creighton students' COVID vaccine mandate appeal dismissed

Creighton students' COVID vaccine mandate appeal dismissed

The Nebraska Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by a handful of Creighton University students seeking to be exempt from the school's COVID-19 vaccine mandate last year, arguing that getting the shots would violate their religious beliefs against abortion.

August 12th, 12:39 PM EDT
CDC drops quarantine, distancing recommendations for COVID

CDC drops quarantine, distancing recommendations for COVID

The nation’s top public health agency is relaxing its COVID-19 guidelines and dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact with an infected person.

August 11th, 5:38 PM EDT
J&J COVID vaccine factory forced to trash even more doses

J&J COVID vaccine factory forced to trash even more doses

Congressional panel leaders say an additional 135 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine from a troubled Baltimore factory will have to be destroyed due to quality problems.

August 11th, 3:13 PM EDT
Africa CDC in 'advanced' talks to obtain monkeypox vaccines

Africa CDC in 'advanced' talks to obtain monkeypox vaccines

Africa’s public health agency says the continent of 1.3 billion people still does not have a single dose of the monkeypox vaccine, but “very advanced discussions” are underway with at least two partners.

August 11th, 7:28 AM EDT

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