At this point in the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly everyone has experienced the panic and uncertainty that come with having mild COVID-like symptoms - such as a cough and sore throat - only to test negative day after day. With cold and flu season just around the corner, that state of frustrating uncertainty is likely to strike most of us again.
With a permanent injunction issued in a case against President Biden's mask and vaccine mandate for Head Start childcare centers, the only question is whether federal officials will appeal the ruling.
A federal judge has granted class action status for U.S. Marines in their fight against Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin's COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
udge Terry A. Doughty, on the bench of a U.S. District Court in Louisiana, ruled the federal government cannot require Head Start program teachers, staff and volunteers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, nor can it require adults or students to wear masks.
I've been experiencing a lot of digestive problems like stomach cramping and bloating. My friend has celiac disease and thinks I may have it, too. I have an appointment with my doctor and have been reading up on celiac disease. I don't understand the differences between gluten sensitivity, celiac disease, and wheat allergy. Can you help?
Medicaid, the government-funded U.S. health insurer for people with low incomes, grew by about 25% between February 2020 and May 2022 as policies adopted at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic expanded the program's reach.
Cooks love their gadgets, from countertop slow cookers to instant-read thermometers. Now, there's increasing interest in magnetic induction cooktops - surfaces that cook much faster than conventional stoves, without igniting a flame or heating an electric coil.
With the school year underway around the U.S., parents and caregivers are once again faced with the age-old struggle of wrangling groggy kids out of bed in the morning. For parents of preteens and teenagers, it can be particularly challenging.
If the enemy of your enemy is your friend, phages are certainly your friends. Phages control bacterial populations in nature, and clinicians are increasingly using them to treat bacterial infections that do not respond to antibiotics.
A new multibillion-dollar federal agency was created with a goal of supporting "the next generation of moonshots for health" in science, logistics, diversity and equality. And the agency now has it's first leader.