The coronavirus remains a global health emergency, the World Health Organization chief said Monday.
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday announced that would do away with the current three-month abstinence requirement for donations from men who have sex with men.
A panel of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration agreed with the agency's plan to make COVID-19 vaccinations more like a yearly flu shot.
The government says a record 16.3 million people sought health insurance through the Affordable Care Act this year.
The Food and Drug Administration on Monday proposed a simplified approach for future vaccination efforts.
California on Thursday announced it will sue the companies that make and promote most of the nation's insulin.
With bipartisan congressional support and just under $1 billion in federal funds, the 988 mental health helpline has quickly expanded its reach in the six months since it launched.
To fight childhood obesity, new guidelines suggest kids could be treated with medication as young as 12 and surgery for some as young as 13.
The strain, known as XBB.1.5, was revealed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last Friday.
The Biden administration partially implemented the change last year.
The number of young kids, especially toddlers, who accidentally ate marijuana-laced treats rose sharply over five years as pot became legal in more states.
The number of flu hospital admissions fell for the second week in a row, according to a national surveillance system run by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Nearly 107,000 Americans died of drug overdoses last year, according to final figures released Thursday.
The Biden administration said Wednesday it will release doses of prescription flu medicine from the Strategic National Stockpile.
An unusually fast start to the annual U.S. flu season, plus a spike in other respiratory illnesses, created a surge in demand for fever relievers.