Some Providers Drop Gender-Affirming Care for Kids Even Where Laws Allow It
Advocates say gender-affirming hormone therapy and puberty blockers for transgender minors has become harder to access, even in states where it technically remains legal.
Booking A COVID-19 Vaccine? Some Encounter Canceled Appointments, Insurance Delay
Some people seeking the latest COVID-19 vaccine are encountering high demand, insurance headaches and supply delays.
Biden Administration Announces $600M to Produce COVID Tests
The Biden administration announced Wednesday it is providing $600 million in funding to produce new at-home COVID-19 tests.
Parkland Shooting Survivor Develops App To Encourage Mental Health
The smartphone app Joy, created by a survivor of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, uses artificial intelligence to suggest mindfulness activities for the user.
FDA Wants More Research Before Approving Nasal Spray for Allergies
Federal regulators have declined to approve a nasal spray to treat severe allergic reactions, calling for more research on a device that could be an alternative to EpiPen and other injection devices.
Over 58,000 Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled in Several States Over E. coli Concerns
More than 58,000 pounds of ground beef have been recalled due to possible E. coli contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reports.
Planned Parenthood Resumes Medical Abortion Services in Wisconsin
Planned Parenthood resumed providing abortion services in Wisconsin on Monday, in response to a court ruling regarding medical abortions and the state law.
Supply Problems, Insurance Limits Make Popular Weight-Loss Drugs Difficult to Maintain
Supply problems and insurance complications have made it difficult for people to start and maintain a regimen for Wegovy and similar medication for obesity treatment, according to doctors and patients in U.S.
An Oregon Wait List Tops More than 3,000 to Experience ‘Magic Mushrooms’
After the FDA designated psilocybin as a "breakthrough therapy," Oregon held a ballot measure legalizing the use of what are sometimes called "magic mushrooms." Here's how that's working out:
Planned Parenthood Sues to Expand South Carolina Abortion Access Under Strict Ban
Abortion providers are trying to lengthen the time frame for when they can legally terminate a pregnancy under a strict new ban in South Carolina.
Pig Kidney Works For Record 2 Months in Donated Body, Raising Hope For Animal-Human Transplants
For a history-making two months, a pig’s kidney worked normally inside a brain-dead man.
Psychedelic Drug MDMA Eases PTSD Symptoms, According to Study
The psychedelic drug MDMA can reduce symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, researchers said in a study published Thursday.
Planned Parenthood To Resume Offering Abortions Next Week in Wisconsin
Planned Parenthood announced Thursday that it will resume offering abortion services in Wisconsin next week.
‘Appalachian Save a Life Day’ Makes Narcan Doses Available in 13 States
A West Virginia campaign to help make overdose reversal medication more easily available to the public expanded to 13 Appalachian states this year.
CDC Panel Recommends Updated COVID Vaccine, Shot Could Be Available This Week
U.S. residents may be able to get an updated COVID-19 vaccine this week.