Medications

New US rule on abortion pills: What changes?

US public health officials this week authorized pharmacies to sell abortion pills by prescription. What exactly does that change for women in the United States, after several states banned abortion last year?

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fewer symptoms for mpox infection seen after vaccination

Individuals with mpox infection ≥14 days after receipt of one JYNNEOS vaccine dose have less hospitalization, fever, headache, malaise, myalgia, and chills compared with unvaccinated individuals, according to research published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Morgue data reveal Africa's high COVID-19 death toll

A new study led by Boston University School of Public Health found that nearly 90 percent of deceased individuals at a Zambian morgue were infected with COVID-19, but only 10 percent tested positive while alive.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why flu vaccination is more important this year than ever

Public health officials are warning that it could be a different flu season than what the U.S. experienced the past two years, so protecting yourself and your family is more important than ever.

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