public health

Maternal mortality rates could rise for minorities without Roe, experts warn
Pregnant women
elevated risk

Maternal mortality rates could rise for minorities without Roe, experts warn

Philadelphia ends briefly revived indoor mask requirement
Philadelphia mask mandate ends
That was quick

Philadelphia ends briefly revived indoor mask requirement

America ends the pandemic as we began: stupidly
An airplane.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

America ends the pandemic as we began: stupidly

Free yourself from COVID-19
Lightning.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Free yourself from COVID-19

Biden admin says government-funded 'safe smoking kits' never meant crack pipes
Crack pipe
you got your problems...

Biden admin says government-funded 'safe smoking kits' never meant crack pipes

What we can learn about COVID from year 3 of 1918 influenza pandemic
1918 influenza ward
History Lesson

What we can learn about COVID from year 3 of 1918 influenza pandemic

The dilemma of deinstitutionalization
A mental hospital.
Samuel Goldman

The dilemma of deinstitutionalization

How vaccinated America has split over COVID
A woman walking.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

How vaccinated America has split over COVID

How America could have open schools
School.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

How America could have open schools

Our inadequate COVID blame game
A COVID argument.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Our inadequate COVID blame game

What's behind the public health switcheroo on COVID?
Anthony Fauci.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

What's behind the public health switcheroo on COVID?

The FDA's dangerous timidity on COVID tests
A home COVID test kit in the U.K.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

The FDA's dangerous timidity on COVID tests

We need more tests
A COVID test.
Picture of Noah MillmanNoah Millman

We need more tests

The health policy lesson Biden keeps forgetting
President Biden.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

The health policy lesson Biden keeps forgetting

Omicron now dominant coronavirus strain in new U.S. cases
People wait in line to get their COVID-19 vaccine shots.
the coronavirus crisis

Omicron now dominant coronavirus strain in new U.S. cases

The failure to vaccinate Africa
Vaccination.
Briefing

The failure to vaccinate Africa

Noble lies are a public health hazard
Anthony Fauci.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Noble lies are a public health hazard

FDA lifts some restrictions on heavily regulated abortion pill
Protest in favor of abortion pills
Abortion Fights

FDA lifts some restrictions on heavily regulated abortion pill

Amid rise in COVID-19 cases, California reinstates indoor mask mandate
A sign asking people to wear masks inside the building.
mask up

Amid rise in COVID-19 cases, California reinstates indoor mask mandate

Do GOP voters trust Tucker more than their own doctor?
A doctor.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

Do GOP voters trust Tucker more than their own doctor?

This year's COVID death toll tops 2020's
covid vaccine
A bad year

This year's COVID death toll tops 2020's

Francis Collins will reportedly step down as head of NIH
NIH Director Francis Collins.
a good run

Francis Collins will reportedly step down as head of NIH

Why Biden's strategy to prepare U.S. for future pandemics is 'underwhelming'
Joe Biden.
the next pandemic

Why Biden's strategy to prepare U.S. for future pandemics is 'underwhelming'

Study suggests new approach to fighting malaria could reduce severe illness and deaths in kids
Vials of the world's first malaria vaccine.
good news

Study suggests new approach to fighting malaria could reduce severe illness and deaths in kids

CDC brings in high-profile outsiders to launch new center aimed at improving disease outbreak forecasting
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
changing the game

CDC brings in high-profile outsiders to launch new center aimed at improving disease outbreak forecasting

Los Angeles County will require face masks at major outdoor events
The crowd at Dodgers Stadium this spring.
precautions

Los Angeles County will require face masks at major outdoor events

In California, K-12 students who refuse to wear a mask will be barred from campus
Kids wear masks to school in Los Angeles.
mask up

In California, K-12 students who refuse to wear a mask will be barred from campus

Global death toll from COVID-19 officially tops 4 million
COVID-19 funeral in Peru
the coronavirus crisis

Global death toll from COVID-19 officially tops 4 million

U.S. blood banks warn they need donations amid low supplies
Blood drive in L.A.
Give to live

U.S. blood banks warn they need donations amid low supplies

153 cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping reported in 16 states
A man vapes.
public health

153 cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping reported in 16 states

Black patients are often left out of crucial cancer drug trials
Pills in hand.
public health

Black patients are often left out of crucial cancer drug trials

Sexually transmitted diseases reach record high in U.S., says CDC
Condom.
public health

Sexually transmitted diseases reach record high in U.S., says CDC

More than 40 percent of schools don't test drinking water for lead, study finds
Water fountain.
public health

More than 40 percent of schools don't test drinking water for lead, study finds

2 die in NYC during Legionnaires' disease outbreak
Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx.
public health

2 die in NYC during Legionnaires' disease outbreak

Infant vaccinations suspended in Mexico after 2 babies die, 29 become sick
A doctor prepares a vaccination.
public health

Infant vaccinations suspended in Mexico after 2 babies die, 29 become sick