Drug overdose deaths among seniors have more than tripled in two decades

Deaths from drug and alcohol use are rising among America’s seniors. Drug overdose deaths more than…

Flu hospitalizations increase nearly 30% as U.S. enters holiday season

Susana Sanchez, a Nurse Practitioner, administers a flu vaccination to Loisy Barrera at a CVS pharmacy…

U.S. criticizes China’s zero Covid strategy, says Beijing needs to boost vaccination among elderly

The White House on Monday criticized Beijing’s zero Covid strategy as ineffective and said the Chinese…

Omicron boosters probably aren’t very effective against mild Covid illness, but will likely prevent hospitalizations, experts say

A healthcare worker administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination clinic in…

Omicron BQ Covid variants, which threaten people with compromised immune systems, are now dominant in U.S.

A person receives a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test as the Omicron coronavirus variant continues to spread…

Measles poses growing threat to kids as vaccinations decline globally, CDC and WHO warn

A growing number of children around the world are vulnerable to measles as vaccination rates have…

Abortion pill is the most common method to end a pregnancy in the U.S., CDC finds

Boxes of the medication Mifepristone used to induce a medical abortion are prepared for patients at…

Anthony Fauci says he will cooperate fully with possible House Republican investigation into Covid origins

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks about the…

Anthony Fauci says he will cooperate fully with possible House Republican investigation into Covid origins

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks about the…

Fauci says he never imagined Covid would kill a million Americans

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies during a…

Watch live: Dr. Anthony Fauci gives expected last Covid briefing as top health official

[The stream is slated to start at 11:30 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you…

Dr. Anthony Fauci to give likely final Covid briefing as top White House health official

NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci addresses the daily press briefing…

Flu variant that hits kids and seniors harder than other strains is dominant in U.S. right now

A sign advertising flu shots is displayed at a Walgreens pharmacy on January 22, 2018 in…

Pfizer says omicron booster is better against new subvariants like BQ.1.1 than old shots

A staff member draws up a syringe with the Comirnaty vaccine from Biontech and Pfizer adapted…

Children’s hospitals call on Biden to declare emergency in response to ‘unprecedented’ RSV surge

Kazuma Seki | Istock | Getty Images Doctors are calling on the Biden administration to declare…

FDA could approve over-the-counter nasal spray, autoinjectors to treat opioid overdoses

Naloxone, packaged with instructions, is one of the items given out by the Baltimore Harm Reduction…

World population reaches 8 billion people, with India expected to surpass China as most populous nation

Indian passengers stand and hang onto a train as it departs from a station on the…

As flu hospitalizations surge in the U.S., the Southeast is the hardest hit

Flu hospitalizations have surged to a decade high in the U.S. with the Southeast the hardest…

Moderna says Covid booster better against omicron BA.5, triggers immune response against BQ.1.1

Moderna’s new Covid booster triggered a stronger immune response against omicron BA.5 and also appears to…

U.S. will keep Covid public health emergency in place at least until mid January

Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra answers questions during a Senate Health, Education, Labor,…