The federal government must aggressively bolster primary care and connect more Americans with a dedicated source of care, experts urge in a new report.
An up-close view of how the coronavirus infects cells in the brain and spinal cord helps explain the neurological symptoms of some COVID-19 patients.
The number of babies born in the U.S. last year fell 4% compared with 2019 as the nation’s birth rate fell to another record low.
America’s normal temperature is now a degree hotter than just 20 years ago. The West is also considerably drier.
Mobile users in Washington state gained access to the earthquake early warning system’s mobile alerts, following California and Oregon.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for young adults ages 12 and older by next week, setting up shots for many before the beginning of the next school year.
Amid the push for herd immunity, 5% of adults may be avoiding vaccines due to an intense fear of needles. It is common, and it can be overcome.
Earthquakes along strike-slip faults can cause tsunamis in certain contexts, a new model shows — and such faults exist right off parts of California.
Last year the World Health Organization launched a program that aimed to scale up production of COVID-19 vaccines in Latin America, Asia and Africa. Pfizer and Moderna refused to participate.
‘Long COVID’ patients may be at risk from a possible second pandemic of opioid addiction, given the high rate of painkillers being prescribed to them.
U.S. health officials see two kinds of people: Those who are vaccinated and those who aren’t. They’re trying to get unvaccinated Americans to switch sides.
The CDC says fully vaccinated Americans don’t need to wear masks outdoors anymore unless they are in a big crowd of strangers.
The CDC and FDA lifted their pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccinations, clearing the way for states to resume shots despite the tiny risk of rare blood clots.
Will pockets of COVID-19 denialism and vaccine resistance in rural areas allow a wily virus to resurface and cause new outbreaks?
What kinds of activities are safe for families to do when the adults are fully vaccinated but the kids aren’t?
Pregnant women with COVID-19 face a significantly higher risk of death and of complications for themselves or their newborns, a new study finds.
Yosemite National Park has reopened with limited capacity. Here are some photos of visitors’ return and a few shots of the time when animals reigned one year ago.
One of the largest reports on COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy bolsters evidence that it is safe although more comprehensive research is needed
Biden supports relaxing global trade restrictions for COVID-19 vaccines so that more countries can produce them and bring a faster end to the pandemic.
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