The Surgeon General’s New Mission: Adolescent Mental Health

In December 2021, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy issued a rare warning: Mental health challenges were leading to “devastating effects” among young people. His...

‘We Were Helpless’: Despair at the CDC as the Covid Pandemic...

In early March 2020, as the nation succumbed to a pandemic, a group of young scientists walked out of the Centers for Disease...

Candida Auris, a Deadly Fungus, Spread Rapidly During Pandemic, CDC Says

A deadly fungus that is considered an urgent public health threat by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spread at an “alarming...

¿El tiempo pasa rápido o lento? Tu corazón podría tener la...

Es una perogrullada que el tiempo parece expandirse o contraerse según nuestras circunstancias: cuando tenemos miedo, los segundos se pueden estirar. Si pasamos...

Wyoming Becomes First State to Outlaw Abortion Pills

Medication abortion is already outlawed in states that have total abortion bans, since those bans already prohibit all forms of abortion.Gov. Mark Gordon...

WHO Accuses China of Withholding Data on Covid’s Origins

The World Health Organization rebuked Chinese officials on Friday for withholding research that may link Covid’s origin to wild animals, asking why the...

What Are Raccoon Dogs? – The New York Times

On Thursday, scientists unveiled new data on the possible origins of the Covid-19 pandemic — and put a strange, squat creature squarely in...

Facing Extinction, but Available for Selfies in Japan’s Animal Cafes

In Japan, it’s possible to enjoy a coffee while an owl perches on your head, or to sit at a bar where live...

Sanofi Plans to Cut the Price of Insulin

Facing pressure to follow a wave of industry price cuts, the drug maker Sanofi said on Thursday that it would reduce the sticker...

F.D.A. Advisers Endorse Paxlovid’s Benefits as a Covid Treatment

A panel of expert advisers to the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday endorsed Paxlovid as a treatment for adults with Covid who...