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Monday, June 26, 2023
Limiting when you eat to a six- or eight-hour window can help reduce caloric intake. While the weight loss isn't dramatic, it may be easier to stick to than counting calories.
Thursday, June 15, 2023
A panel of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration has recommended revising the current COVID-19 vaccine so that it specifically targets omicron.
Sunday, May 28, 2023
New research shows that the U.S. is making progress in preventing new HIV infections but the gains are happening unevenly across racial and ethnic groups.
Monday, May 22, 2023
Research shows taking a certain antibiotic after sex can significantly reduce the risk of getting sexually transmitted infections. It is seen as a promising approach to curb the nation's STI epidemic.
Tuesday, May 02, 2023
Scientists are turning up more evidence that some people may harbor a viral reservoir in the wake of COVID-19. What could that tell us about long COVID?
Wednesday, April 12, 2023
A growing body of evidence points to the idea that the coronavirus can stick around long after an initial infection. Some researchers think that may be a major driver of long COVID.
Thursday, April 06, 2023
The drug had been fast-tracked for approval under the agency's accelerated approval program, and has been available for more than a decade, despite the drugmaker's failure to prove that it works.
Friday, March 31, 2023
Millions of Americans may lose access to free preventive health care services. Insurers have been required to cover those services under the ACA, but a federal judge in Texas struck that down.
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Jen Kates from the Kaiser Family Foundation about what it means that President Biden has declared the COVID public health emergency over for the United States in May.
Friday, January 27, 2023
Long criticized as discriminatory, the policy has prevented many gay and bisexual men from donating blood. The Food and Drug Administration revealed a draft of its new approach on Friday.
Monday, December 26, 2022
Call it "precision waking" — the alleged ability to decide when you want to wake up and then doing so, without an alarm. If you think you can do it, you're not alone, though how is still mysterious.
Friday, November 04, 2022
Pediatric hospitals in the U.S. are being inundated with patients due to an unusually early and intense surge of respiratory illnesses. Here's how one Seattle hospital is coping.
Thursday, November 03, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a long-anticipated revamp of opioid guidelines that give clinicians more leeway in prescribing the medicines for pain.
Thursday, November 03, 2022
The updated recommendations seek to course correct after guidelines from 2016 were criticized for harshly limiting access to needed pain medication.
Friday, August 26, 2022
Rates of new cases are declining in major cities, suggesting public health campaigns are working.
Monday, August 22, 2022
Pfizer has submitted data on its bivalent COVID-19 booster shot that specifically targets the latest omicron subvariants. If authorized, the company says the shots could be ready as soon as September.
Friday, August 19, 2022
Missteps and delays have hampered the U.S. effort to vaccinate people against monkeypox. Now state health officials and community members are trying to adapt to a controversial "dose sparing" plan.
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Revised guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looks to minimize COVID-19's disruption of daily life while conceding that the pandemic isn't over.
Tuesday, August 09, 2022
The Biden administration is allowing the shot to be given between layers of skin — a method that only requires a fifth of the full dose — in order to increase vaccinations and slow the outbreak.
Monday, August 08, 2022
Those households are struggling to stay afloat, according to a new poll from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.