Her Lungs Mysteriously Shut Down. How Could This Have Happened?

The 21-year-old woman gasped as she read the headline: “The 16-Year-Old Girl Who Walks and Eats Tacos While on Life Support.” She scanned...

U.S. Could Have Had Many More Doses of Monkeypox Vaccine This...

WASHINGTON — The shortage of vaccines to combat a fast-growing monkeypox outbreak was caused in part because the Department of Health and Human...

A ‘Reversible’ Form of Death? Scientists Revive Cells in Dead Pigs’...

The pigs had been lying dead in the lab for an hour — no blood was circulating in their bodies, their hearts were...

Biden to Issue Second Executive Order on Abortion

President Biden intends to sign an executive order on Wednesday aimed at helping Americans cross state lines for abortions, the White House said....

Biden Names White House Coordinator for Monkeypox

WASHINGTON — President Biden named a veteran emergency response official on Tuesday to manage the U.S. government’s handling of the monkeypox outbreak as...

Is Bio-Designed Collagen the Next Step in Animal Protein Replacement?

More than 90 percent of collagen and gelatin on the market comes from hogs and cattle, a byproduct of the slaughter industry. The...

Breaking Nicotine’s Powerful Draw – The New York Times

Nicotine patches, gum and vapes can help to satisfy some of the cravings, but they cannot replace the rituals of having a cigarette:...

Older Generations Are Reclaiming Rites of Passage

Nancy Rhine, a gerontologist and marriage and family therapist in Mill Valley, Calif., has helped about 40 older adults prepare for and process...

How Some Parents Changed Their Politics in the Pandemic

ORINDA, Calif. — They waved signs that read “Defeat the mandates” and “No vaccines.” They chanted “Protect our kids” and “Our kids, our...

Parechovirus Sickened 23 Infants in Tennessee, C.D.C. Says

Over six weeks this spring, 23 children were admitted to a Tennessee hospital for treatment of parechovirus, a common virus that in rare...