Audit: Military personnel unprotected from toxic chemicals
The Defense Department has dragged its feet on protecting service personnel from "forever chemicals" at military installations and isn't doing...
COVID-19 transmission rates by state: CDC
Fully vaccinated individuals should now wear masks in certain indoor areas in places with substantial and high coronavirus spread given the highly...
How CDC mask guidance has changed in recent months
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday recommended that even vaccinated people go back to wearing masks while indoors as...
New York sleepaway camp reports COVID-19 infections in 31 campers under age 12
Thirty one campers between the ages of 7 and 11 have tested positive for COVID-19 at an upstate New York camp. Camp Pontiac sent a letter to...
‘Right-handed man’ almost masturbates to death: medical case study
This fellow redefined "mind-blowing sex" after he suffered a life-threatening stroke while repeatedly masturbating. Now, medical experts are...
Los Angeles detects mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus
A Los Angeles public health agency overseeing vector control has reported mosquito samples positive for West Nile virus, cautioning residents to...
COVID-19 boosted excess sale of antibiotics in India
COVID-19 boosted sales of antibiotics in India, with worrying consequences for drug resistance, say researchers.
Child vaccination rates fall to decade low amid pandemic
Millions of extra children missed out on measles, polio and meningitis jabs due to the pandemic - UN
Deadly COVID-19 Delta variant taking hold in Africa
Africa’s COVID-19 deaths could rise to 500,000 by October, experts say.
COVID-19 spike in Indonesia begs faster vaccinations
A quicker vaccine rollout is imperative as COVID-19 cases surge in Indonesia, say experts.
Masks recommended inside schools for anyone over age of 2: American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics updated its guidance for the upcoming school year on Monday, now recommending that anyone above the age of 2...
Common cholesterol drug may reduce COVID-19 severity, study finds
Coronavirus patients taking statins prior to hospitalization substantially reduced their odds of in-hospital death and severe COVID-19,...