Anti-abortion states divided on how to enforce ban, whether to prosecute or monitor doctors

Thousands of people take to the streets to demonstrate in New York. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images The Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade doesn’t just divide the country into states where abortion is legal and illegal. It also illustrates strong divisions among anti-abortion states over whether to allow exceptions and … Read more

CDC panel recommends Moderna two-dose Covid vaccine for children 6-17

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to clear Moderna’s two-dose Covid-19 vaccine for children in kindergarten through high school for public distribution this week after the agency’s panel of independent vaccine experts voted on the unanimity on Thursday to recommend vaccines. The committee approved Moderna’s vaccine for children ages 6 to 17 … Read more

UKHSA detects polio virus in London sewage and declares national incident

British health authorities have said they are “urgently” investigating the discovery of a rare poliovirus in sewage samples in London. Image Alliance | Getty Images British health authorities have said they are urgently investigating a rare finding of polio virus in sewage samples in London, potentially jeopardizing Britain’s polio-free status for the first time in … Read more

UKHSA detects polio virus in London sewage and declares national incident

British health authorities have said they are “urgently” investigating the discovery of a rare poliovirus in sewage samples in London. Image Alliance | Getty Images British health authorities have said they are urgently investigating a rare finding of polio virus in sewage samples in London, potentially jeopardizing Britain’s polio-free status for the first time in … Read more

Court rejects Trump-era EPA’s finding that weed killer is safe | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By MATTHEW DALY – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday overturned a Trump administration finding that the active ingredient in Roundup weedkiller does not pose a serious health risk and is “not likely” to cause the cancer in man. The 9th United States Circuit Court of Appeals, based in California, … Read more

FDA authorizes Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for children as young as 6 months old

Vials with labels of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines are seen in this illustrative photo taken March 19, 2021. Given Ruvic | Reuters On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration authorized Moderna and Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccines for children as young as 6 months old, which now makes nearly every person in the United … Read more

Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles: The Best Care for Children in California and the West Coast | New

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 14, 2022– Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA) continues its streak of being California’s top hospital for pediatric care and specialty services, according to US News & World Report’s 2022-23 Best Hospitals for Children list, released today. This press release is multimedia. View the full press release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220613005848/en/ Children’s Hospital of … Read more

Some monkeypox patients also have sexually transmitted diseases, CDC says

Some people recently diagnosed with sexually transmitted diseases may also have monkeypox, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said, warning doctors they should monitor and test for both because monkeypox can look a lot like an STD. . CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said some patients with monkeypox also have syphilis, herpes, gonorrhea, or … Read more

Diseases suppressed during Covid are back

Ankle | time | Getty Images The Covid-19 pandemic subsided in much of the world and with it many of the social restrictions put in place to curb its spread as people were eager to return to pre-lockdown lives. But in its place have emerged a series of viruses behaving in new and peculiar ways. … Read more

CDC lifts monkeypox alert as global cases top 1,000

Test tubes labeled “Monkeypox virus positive and negative” are seen in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. Given Ruvic | Reuters The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has tightened its guidelines on monkeypox, urging travelers to take extra precautions, including wearing face masks, as global cases of the virus top 1,000. The CDC … Read more