As the comment period begins for the FDA’s proposed ban, public health experts explain the stakes.
The reasons why people may seek out late-term abortions are complex and are often based on new medical information and delays caused by state policies.
With the relaxation of mask-wearing mandates, there’s even more need to know how much over-the-counter tests help.
Up to 20% of US children have an anxiety disorder, and many suffer in silence.
An infant nutrition expert explains what is behind the current formula shortage and what can be done to support hard-pressed parents.
Although medication and therapy can be effective treatments for ADHD, they’re not the only way to manage the disorder or its symptoms. Creating a daily routine is critical too.
Two political scientists in their study in South Dakota found people trusted medical professionals the least when it came to public health messages.
Fentanyl’s wide availability in the drug supply has led to an increase in unintentional overdoses. While prevention strategies are available, limited availability stymies their use.
A team analyzed more than 21 million tweets about COVID-19 vaccines and found that negative sentiments on social media were tied to lower-than-expected vaccination rates in many nations.
About 1 in 4 Americans with diabetes who need insulin struggle to pay for this lifesaving drug.
Handling adult ADHD is difficult, but today, there are more evidence-based interventions than ever.
Father Damien’s legacy has inspired health providers and humanitarians for over a century.
As people age, their eyes lose the ability to focus on close objects. A new eye drop treatment called Vuity can improve vision without the need for glasses, contacts or surgery.
Long overlooked by scientists, white matter may provide clues to some of the brain’s greatest mysteries.
A global team of researchers analyzed 34 studies of unconditional cash-transfer programs administered in low- and middle-income countries.
Research is revealing that fitness trackers alone can be helpful facilitators toward changing a sedentary lifestyle but don’t motivate people to increase their physical activity.
Existing coronavirus vaccines are not as effective against newer variants of the virus. Two vaccine experts explain how new vaccines currently in development will likely offer better protection.
Tests found PFAS in school uniforms, pillows, upholstered furniture and several other items that are often next to children’s skin and near their noses and mouths.
A draft opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito suggests that a majority of the court may overturn the landmark 1973 ruling that guaranteed the constitutional right to abortion in the US.
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.
As the world locked down and a country’s racial reckoning heated up, this social scientist refined her approach to studying the lives of Black moms.
Psychologists have mental health difficulties and illnesses at the same rate as the general population – but the profession has long stigmatized talking about them in public.
New research shows that many young people report a sense of temporary relief following episodes of self-harm. But there are clear ways to help teens replace injurious behaviors with healthy ones.
Researchers find that households without enough diapers for their children are more likely to struggle with other hardships.
Images of war, violence, suffering and death can have a traumatic impact on those who view them.