Opioid crisis: Sackler family granted immunity from Purdue OxyContin lawsuits
Court grants billionaires liability protection from lawsuits seeking damages over the opioid crisis
Abortion providers scramble amid 'decimation' of access in US South
Providers have had to quickly determine how to comply with the pending laws amid the "decimation of abortion access across the South."
More than a quarter of Canadians think homelessness, poverty are reasons for assisted suicide
Half of respondents said those with disabilities should have access to assisted suicide
Kids as young as 4 years old can begin to learn medical emergency training: New report
Early training may help encourage bystander intervention in case of health emergencies
These companion robots can help people with dementia find lost phones, keys
Researchers say they hope the technology could someday be used by anyone who frequently loses things, not just those with dementia.
Veozah, a new menopause drug for hot flashes, gets FDA approval
More than 80% of women experience hot flashes during menopause, the FDA noted.
Babies born in Britain using DNA from 3 people
Critics warn that tweaking the genetic code this way could be a slippery slope that eventually leads to designer babies for parents
FDA weighs over-the-counter birth control pill
If approved, Opill would become the first contraceptive pill to be moved out from behind the pharmacy counter onto store shelves or online.
Adderall, Ozempic, other drug shortages have no clear resolution and could exist for years, experts say
Unexpected manufacturing problems, demand spikes, and tightened ingredient supply lines have all contributed to the shortages, experts say.
FDA warns against using eye drops with amniotic fluid
Manufacturers are marketing eye drops with amniotic fluid -- a liquid that surrounds an unborn baby during pregnancy -- to treat conditions without federal approval, the FDA said.
How to get COVID tests now before it's no longer free
Free COVID testing ends on May 11, but you'll still have access to tests with a few differences.
Chipotle giving away free food to health care workers – here's how to enter
In honor of National Nurses Week in May, Chipotle is giving away 2,000 “Burrito Care Packages," featuring 50 entrée codes. All health care professionals can enter the giveaway.
Oliver's journey: Organ donation gives 4-year-old the gift of life
After 281 days in the hospital, Oliver finally went home with a new heart.
Amazon axes 'Halo' fitness program: How to get a refund
Amazon said the Halo devices and app will no longer work after August 1.
FDA approves first ever pill for fecal transplants
Currently, most fecal transplants are provided by a network of stool banks that have popped up at medical institutions and hospitals across the country.
77-year-old Bay Area nurse competes in her 37th straight Boston Marathon, extending her record streak
A 77-year-old Bay Area woman made her definitive mark in the storied Boston Marathon on Monday, crossing the finish line for the 37th consecutive time-- more than any other woman in the history of the prestigious, world renowned road racing event.
FDA approves robotic bassinet to help keep babies sleeping on their backs
About 3,500 infants die each year of sleep-related deaths.
Pfizer's RSV vaccine 82% effective against severe infection in infants, data shows
Pfizer’s vaccine candidate is administered to pregnant women, who then pass the protective antibodies to the baby.
Idaho governor signs first-of-its-kind 'abortion trafficking' bill into law
Anyone convicted of breaking the law will face two to five years in prison and could also be sued by the minor's parent or guardian.
Federal judge ruling makes it so insurers don't have to cover some preventive care services
This includes screenings for cancer, diabetes and mental health