Biden wants to find a way to seize oligarch-owned yachts.
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The US has frozen tens of billions of dollars worth of assets belonging to Russians and their government. A legal scholar explains why confiscating them is a bit trickier.
Assisted reproductive technologies like in vitro fertilization can help expand families, but regulations aren’t consistent across states.
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A pending bill in Colorado would disclose donor information to children and their parents and set limits on how many families can use a single individual’s egg or sperm.
Paxlovid may help prevent severe illness in patients at highest risk for COVID-19 complications.
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An infectious disease doctor discusses the use, benefits and availability of a drug to prevent severe COVID-19.
Family stability can benefit a whole household.
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When states reduce barriers for low-income children to get coverage, their mothers are more likely to be married and less likely to smoke.
Resurrection of Christ depicted in 14th-century fresco in Chora Church, Istanbul, Turkey.
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Christians have engaged in passionate debates over the meaning of the resurrection. Baptists may be distinct in that they believe an external religious authority cannot enforce views on such matters.
COVID guidelines have changed a lot over the past few years as the pandemic has ebbed and flowed.
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The constantly changing COVID-19 rules can be frustrating. But this pandemic is like no other public health crisis in history. It is better to think of the virus and US responses the way we think about hurricanes.
Millions of U.S. children ages 5-11 have already received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Moderna will ask the FDA to allow emergency use for its vaccine in children as young as 6 months, a step many parents have been anticipating.
While many immunocompromised and high-risk patients may benefit from AstraZeneca’s Evusheld, drug distribution and access have been uneven.
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Evusheld is an antibody drug from AstraZeneca intended to help prevent COVID-19 infection for immunocompromised and other vulnerable patients.
Evacuees from Ukraine stand under a destroyed bridge as they flee the city of Irpin on March 7, 2022.
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Tens of thousands of Ukrainians are using humanitarian corridors to leave the country. But these routes are often announced for political reasons and do not always offer safety
Tahun baru adalah waktu yang tepat untuk mengadopsi kebiasaan dan rutinitas baru yang sehat.
The CDC’s new recommendations have caused consternation among the public, the media and even among doctors.
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The CDC’s controversial recommendation changes are based on new studies showing that most omicron transmission takes place within five days of the onset of illness.
Personal action is important. Collective action that encourages systemic change can go even farther.
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How well people exercise their agency will determine the severity of global warming – and its consequences.
Listening to music can be a joyful experience.
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As long as you don’t tune out the world and protect your hearing, it’s hard to overdo it.
In addition to memory loss, seizures can result in a complete loss of consciousness.
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Many people with epilepsy are unable to remember what happened immediately before they have a seizure. This may be because seizures and memory use the same pathways of the brain.
With a COVID-19 booster shot, vaccine effectiveness against hospitalization goes up to 90%.
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Studies suggest seniors without the booster shot run a higher risk of infection and hospitalization from the omicron variant.
Freezing and storing sperm vials has proved easier than regulating artificial insemination.
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Many people are filing lawsuits after discovering that sperm banks failed to verify information from donors about their medical and personal backgrounds.
Health and well-being come in many forms, including finding solitude and connection with nature.
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The new year is a perfect time to adopt new health habits and routines. These four scholars reflect on the ways that they overcame the pandemic blues to get fit.
Regret can increase stress and negatively affect one’s physical health.
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Remorse and sorrow from a bad choice can haunt you for years, even decades. But there are evidence-based ways to move past regret.
Security fences stand near the U.S. Capitol on January 5, 2022.
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The January 6, 2021, Capitol riot happened a year ago. But the attempt to disrupt the peaceful transfer of power was just one part of a larger, and more long-term, attempt to undo US democracy.
If you’re worried about older loved ones’ ability to care for themselves, try starting a conversation with nonjudgmental questions.
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In tough conversations, show your respect for loved ones’ autonomy and dignity.