Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Out of control' STD situation prompts call for changes

Sharply rising cases of some sexually transmitted diseases—including a 26% rise in new syphilis infections reported last year—are prompting U.S. health officials to call for new prevention and treatment efforts.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US declares monkeypox a public health emergency

US President Joe Biden's government on Thursday declared monkeypox a public health emergency, a move that should free up new funds, assist in data gathering and allow the deployment of additional personnel in the fight against ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Diaper need emerges as health indicator during pandemic

During the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than a third of Massachusetts households with a child under five didn't have enough diapers to change their child as often as needed, according to our survey. A baby without ...

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