Berberine breakthrough: San Antonio girl shares weight loss story on social media
Savannah Crosby, of San Antonio, Texas has taken TikTok to document her weight loss journey with Berberine.
Shortage of lifesaving chemo drugs adds to cancer patients' fears
The FDA says more than a dozen cancer drugs are in short supply, including Carboplatin.
Are medical devices at risk from cyberattacks?
According to the FBI, 53% of medical devices are vulnerable to a cyber attack.
What is human metapneumovirus? Doctors explain HMPV symptoms
Human metapneumovirus, or HMPV, spiked this spring, sending young children and seniors to the hospital. Here's what health experts say about what you need to know and should keep an eye out for.
Abortion providers scramble amid 'decimation' of access in US South
Providers have had to quickly determine how to comply with the pending laws amid the "decimation of abortion access across the South."
Resident doctors at Elmhurst Hospital reach tentative deal after 3-day strike
The strike by about 160 residents started Monday and was New York City’s first strike by doctors since 1990.
End-of-life options: Exploring the 'Death with Dignity' debate for the terminally ill
New York’s legislature is considering legalizing medical aid in dying, but the bill has been stalled for the last eight years amidst the right-to-die debate.
More than a quarter of Canadians think homelessness, poverty are reasons for assisted suicide
Half of respondents said those with disabilities should have access to assisted suicide
Kids as young as 4 years old can begin to learn medical emergency training: New report
Early training may help encourage bystander intervention in case of health emergencies
Survivors return to say 'thank you' to Brookdale Hospital's trauma team
Former trauma patients came back to Brookdale Hospital recently to say things. One survivor summed it up, telling the staff, "You guys are angels working for God."
Elmhurst Hospital resident doctors strike as deal deadline passes
"The patients will notice," said Lorenzo Antonio Gonzalez, committee of interns and residents national president.
Elmhurst Hospital residents, interns prepare for strike and demand fair pay
Nearly 200 residents and interns at Elmhurst Hospital say they will go on strike at 7 am on Monday. Residents say this is the second time they’ve threatened to strike in a month.
These companion robots can help people with dementia find lost phones, keys
Researchers say they hope the technology could someday be used by anyone who frequently loses things, not just those with dementia.
Veozah, a new menopause drug for hot flashes, gets FDA approval
More than 80% of women experience hot flashes during menopause, the FDA noted.
Babies born in Britain using DNA from 3 people
Critics warn that tweaking the genetic code this way could be a slippery slope that eventually leads to designer babies for parents
Regular mammograms for women should start at 40, not 50, US health panel recommends
A federal task force is recommending that women start getting every-other-year mammograms at age 40 instead of waiting until 50.
National Nurses Week 2023: Freebies and deals
National Nurses Week is May 6-12.
FDA weighs over-the-counter birth control pill
If approved, Opill would become the first contraceptive pill to be moved out from behind the pharmacy counter onto store shelves or online.
Gov. Hochul signs bill expanding access to contraceptives
Under the law that will take effect in November 2024, trained pharmacists will be able to distribute self-administered hormonal contraceptives including oral birth control pills, vaginal rings, and the patch to New Yorkers.
Adderall, Ozempic, other drug shortages have no clear resolution and could exist for years, experts say
Unexpected manufacturing problems, demand spikes, and tightened ingredient supply lines have all contributed to the shortages, experts say.