The U.S. Food and Drug Administration posted a bulletin on Thursday warning consumers of a potentially lethal batch of hand sanitizer which was found to contain methanol.
President Joe Biden said 1 million Americans have signed up for health insurance under “Obamacare” during a special enrollment period for people needing coverage during the pandemic.
One day in the near future, getting protection from COVID-19 might come in the form of a pill, nasal spray, or patch.
For months, several New York state lawmakers and families have been urging the state Department of Health to update its outdated COVID restrictions to match and reflect the CDC's guidelines. Families say their loved ones are isolated.
Doulas provide physical and emotional support before, during, and after childbirth. The doula is an advocate on behalf of the mother in the delivery room.
Bill Nye castigated Americans who are refusing to get a COVID-19 vaccine, saying “it’s not fair” for them to become an “incubator for a variant” and infect others.
New, more infectious variants have made the goal of herd immunity elusive. But dealing with COVID-19 will become more manageable.
COVID-19 is overwhelming India's health care system. Hospitals and clinics desperately need oxygen concentrators. Several nonprofits are on the ground to help. Here is how you can help them do their jobs.
For months, Gov. Andrew Cuomo blocked the Health Department from sharing with the public and the state's Legislature just how many people died in New York's nursing homes during the pandemic, according to a new report.
Gov. Ned Lamont has signed a bill into law that ends Connecticut's long-standing religious exemption from childhood immunization requirements for schools and day care facilities.
The CEO of a Nashville telemedicine company was fired after video surfaced of him ridiculing a teen boy wearing a prom dress for a photoshoot with his date.
Current federal rules say men who have sex with men must remain celibate for three months in order to donate. In fact, gay and bisexual men have been prohibited from donating blood ever since the AIDS crisis of the 1980s.
The U.S. and WHO plan to send much-needed supplies to India amid a deadly surge there in new COVID-19 cases.
Vice President Kamala Harris is making the case before United Nations members that now is the time for global leaders to begin working on how they will respond to the next global pandemic.
The NIH is testing multiple drugs to see if they’re effective at treating mild to moderate COVID-19 symptoms. The drugs are already approved by the FDA for other conditions and are taken at home either orally or by an inhaler.
Doctors say a woman is breathing freely again after undergoing a windpipe transplant from a donor.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said he wants to make sure under-served communities get the healthcare resources they need to deal with long-term COVID symptoms.
COVID-19 infections and related illnesses were responsible for roughly 345,000 deaths in 2020.
Kidney patients have been vaccine-eligible in New Jersey since Jan. 14. But the state said it cannot give a vaccine supply to kidney clinics because it doesn't have enough shots to go around.
Voting mostly along party lines, the U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed former Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be the nation’s assistant secretary of health. She is the first openly transgender federal official to win Senate confirmation.