To save babies from brain-damaging birth defects, University of Pittsburgh scientist Carolyn Coyne studies placentas from fetuses that otherwise would be discarded — and she’s worried this kind of research is headed for the chopping block.
By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
The Food and Drug Administration sent warning letters Friday to four companies that used paid social media influencers to pitch nicotine solutions to their online followers, including flavors like Watermelon Patch and Strawberry Kiwi.
By Milwaukee PBS
A new documentary produced by our colleagues at Milwaukee PBS in collaboration with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel follows four young people from Wisconsin who are navigating mental health challenges. They’ve endured assault, bullying, incarceration and discrimination, and in some cases…
The documentary follows four young people from Wisconsin navigating mental health challenges. They’ve endured assault, bullying, incarceration, and discrimination. Some thought about suicide. But through the pain, they found support from family, friends, and strangers.
By Patricia L. Foster, The Conversation
The 2018-2019 flu season was relatively mild compared to last year's, but it was unusual in that it had two peaks, one in December and one in May.
By Kantele Franko, Associated Press
The 43-year-old doctor was fired from the Columbus-area Mount Carmel Health System in December and stripped of his medical license after allegations came to light that he ordered potentially fatal drug doses for 29 patients over his five years at…
By Ellen Knickmeyer, John Flesher, Michael Casey, Associated Press
The levels in nearly half of the meat and fish tested were double or more the only currently existing federal advisory level for any kind of the widely used manmade compounds.
By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer
Instead of making doctors plead their case first to companies and then to the FDA, the FDA will become the initial step and will assign a staffer to quickly do the paperwork.
By PBS NewsHour
The issue of surprise medical bills - when patients are charged by a provider they didn’t know was out of network - is gaining momentum in Washington with policymakers on both sides of the aisle looking for solutions. Last month,…
By Courtney Vinopal
From U.S. prisons to rural communities in India, activists and companies are working to improve feminine hygiene care for all.
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