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ABC News (NEW YORK) — As monkeypox continues to spread across the U.S., the number of children infected with the virus is growing as well. Two children in Indiana recently tested positive for monkeypox, state officials announced late last week. Last month, federal officials confirmed that two other children in the U.S had tested positive […]

Photography by Daniel Light/Getty Images (FRANKFORT, Ky.) — Abortions have once again stopped in Kentucky after an appeals court reinstated two bans. One ban, a so-called trigger law — designed to go into effect after the Supreme Court overruled Roe v. Wade in June — bans all abortions from the moment of conception. It also […]

Isabel Pavia/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Doctors and other health care providers are being warned to look out for symptoms of a virus that can cause seizures and severe illness in infants. Nearly two dozen infants were admitted to a Tennessee hospital this spring due to parechovirus, a virus that is especially dangerous for babies […]

Karen Ducey/Getty Image (NEW YORK) — At least four children in the U.S. have now tested positive for monkeypox, officials have confirmed. Amidst a growing emergence of cases across the country, state officials in Indiana confirmed late last week that two children had tested positive for monkeypox. At this time, no additional information has been […]

fstop123/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Dr. Caitlin Bernard, an obstetrician-gynecologist in Indiana, has spoken publicly about the negative repercussions she’s faced for providing abortion care to a 10-year-old girl after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, giving states the power to regulate abortion. “It’s very fulfilling to serve people who need urgent medical help […]

Edgewell Personal Care (NEW YORK) — Before you head to the beach or pool this summer, check the label on your sunscreen bottle. Edgewell Personal Care Company issued a voluntary recall Friday for three batches of Banana Boat sunscreen after trace levels of benzene were found in the product during an internal review, according to […]

Morsa Images/Getty Images/Stock (NEW YORK) — Health officials have warned since the beginning of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout that areas with lower inoculation rates are at greater risk of higher cases, hospitalizations and deaths. In fact, studies have shown areas with low vaccination rates had as many as 2.4 more new COVID-19 infections per 100,000 people […]

Craig Ruttle-Pool/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul issued an executive order Friday in response to the growing monekypox outbreak in the state and declared it to be a “disaster emergency.” “After reviewing the latest data on the monkeypox outbreak in New York State, I am declaring a State Disaster Emergency to strengthen […]

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images) (WASHINGTON) — Amid the latest COVID-19 resurgence sweeping the nation, some top health officials are asking Americans to wear face masks again in an effort to curb the spread of the virus. Officials such as White House COVID-19 response coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle […]

IMAGINESTOCK/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Biden administration is preparing to roll out 171 million newly formulated vaccines this September as part of a $5B effort aimed at trying to blunt the impact of the highly contagious omicron variant. The effort follows an internal debate among President Joe Biden’s top officials on whether to allow younger […]

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