(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration met Wednesday to discuss something that was once thought to be only science fiction: the use of artificial wombs to help premature babies survive.Exactly as it sounds, an artificial womb is an artificially-created environment that... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new study finds that people who tend to exercise early in the morning also tend to have healthier eating habits and lower weight.Although research is mixed on the best time to exercise, overall, medical experts say the most important thing... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- The number of babies born with syphilis in Mississippi has risen 10-fold over the last several years, according to a new report.Between 2016 and 2022, congenital syphilis cases rose from 10 to 110, marking a 1,000% increase, according to a report from... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The federal government program used for the last two winters to send free COVID tests to Americans' homes will get up-and-running once again in the coming days, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said Wednesday.Becerra made the announcement at a CVS drugstore... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The smoke from wildfires in recent years has been so intense that it is decreasing air quality in the majority of the U.S., reversing some of the improvements made to air quality in the last several decades, according to new research.Wildfire... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When Jose Montijo sought treatment for shortness of breath, doctors realized he was experiencing heart failure."They told me your heart is working at 20% and you are a candidate for a heart attack," the Puerto Rican dishwasher from New York recalled... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The death of 43-year-old Billy Miller, an actor best known for his role in the soap opera The Young and the Restless, was due to suicide, his mother has confirmed.Patricia Miller wrote in a statement shared on X, the platform formerly... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- COVID-19 hospitalizations are continuing to climb in the United States, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.For the week ending Sept. 9, hospitalizations increased 7.7% from 19,068 to 20,538 weekly hospitalizations.This marks the first time COVID hospitalizations have... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a recall on approximately 58,281 pounds of raw ground beef due to possible E. coli contamination.American Foods Group and business operator Green Bay Dressed Beef announced a recall Friday after a sample collected by a state... Read More.
(LONDON) -- India's southern state of Kerala is currently facing an outbreak of the rare, but potentially serious Nipah virus with at least two deaths so far, according to local reports.Health officials have closed schools and offices in Kerala and hundreds of residents are... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Health officials in several states are raising concerns about West Nile virus after detecting cases among residents, including some deaths.Counties in Georgia, Maryland and Texas have detected their first infections this year. Kansas is putting nearly the entire state on high... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For those who need to commute when air quality is poor, a new technology will make it possible to use the safest route possible for their health.Airways, a new map--based app launched on Monday at the start of Climate Week NYC,... Read More.