Health

New research reveals key steps to fight flavored tobacco

Restrictions on flavored tobacco products are a great way to promote public health, and these restrictions work best if public health experts form partnerships with tobacco retailers, run intensive media campaigns, and advocate ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus cases, hospitalizations keep climbing

(HealthDay)—On the heels of days of staggering coronavirus case counts, more than 90,000 new infections were reported among Americans on Election Day.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy imposes national curfew, locked down 'red zones'

Italy prepared Wednesday to impose a nationwide curfew and new lockdowns in some of its regions to stem a surge in coronavirus cases, following European neighbours in introducing new restrictions.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 lockdowns cause polio spike in Pakistan

A spike in the number of polio cases in Pakistan—the last refuge of the virus in the world along with neighboring Afghanistan—is being attributed by health experts to disruption in vaccination services caused by lockdowns ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trump back in White House after 3 days of COVID treatment

(HealthDay)—After being treated for COVID-19 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for three days, President Donald Trump returned to the White House on Monday evening.

Vaccination

The three types of vaccine hesitancy authorities need to combat

There are high hopes that one or, with any luck, several of the COVID-19 vaccines in development will bring an end to the pandemic. The most promising are often invoked in government briefings and by the media, with their ...

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