Undercounted Covid-19 Cases Leave The US With A Blind Spot As BA.5 Variant Becomes DominantOfficial Covid-19 case metrics severely undercount the true number of infections, leaving the United States with a critical blind spot as the most transmissible coronavirus variant yet takes hold.
Shawn Mendes Postpones Tour To Focus On His Mental HealthShawn Mendes has postponed his world tour to focus on his health. In an Instagram post on Friday, the Grammy-nominated singer, 23, said he is pushing back the next three weeks of his concert dates "until further notice."
The Forthcoming 988 Suicide Prevention Hotline Plans Pilot Program Specifically For The LGBTQ CommunityThe nonprofit that operates the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline plans to soon launch a pilot program for LGBTQ individuals to call.
Listeria Outbreak Connected To Florida Ice Cream CompanyListeria Outbreak Connected To Florida Ice Cream Company
FDA Allows Licensed Pharmacists To Prescribe Pfizer's Paxovid To People Who Are EligibleThe US Food and Drug Administration revised the emergency use authorization for Pfizer's Covid-19 antiviral treatment, Paxlovid, on Wednesday to allow state-licensed pharmacists to prescribe the treatment to people who are eligible.
The 15-Week Abortion Ban In Florida Remains In Effect Despite Judge's OrdersFlorida's law banning abortions at 15 weeks will remain in effect after the state filed an appeal Tuesday that stayed a state judge's order temporarily blocking the ban.
New Law Allows Local Governments To Ban Smoking At BeachesBefore the new, law cities could only enforce littering on the beach. Now they can designate smoking zones and fine folks for tossing cigarette butts in the sand.
Sen. Warnock chairs congressional hearing in Georgia on lowering prescription drug costsUS Sen. Raphael Warnock visited Fayetteville Senior Services to hear from seniors and healthcare advocates about skyrocketing drug costs.
Florida Judge Says 15-Week Abortion Law In Florida Is UnconstitutionalIn a setback for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Republican lawmakers, a Florida judge has ruled that a new state law banning abortions at 15 weeks is unconstitutional and he intends to block it from taking effect on Friday.
Florida's 15-Week Abortion Ban Scheduled To Go Into Effect This WeekFlorida’s 15-week abortion ban could go into effect this week, and local experts say the abortion limitations probably won’t stop there.
Some US Companies Will Cover Travel Costs For Employees Who Need An AbortionAfter the Supreme Court ruled on Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, corporate giants from a range of industries pledged to provide support and financial assistance for employees and, in some cases, their dependents seeking abortions in states that outlaw the procedure.
Roe v. Wade: What Does The Overturn Mean For Florida Abortion Rights?In Florida, several state laws and amendments dictate what is legal involving abortion. Planned Parenthood organizers spoke outside the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court in Tampa Friday following the Supreme Court’s decision.
The FDA Orders Juul Labs To Remove Its Products From US MarketThe US Food and Drug Administration has ordered Juul Labs Inc. products to be removed from the US market as the agency issued marketing denial orders for its vaping devices and pods.
24 Cases And Seven Deaths Among Bisexual And Gay Men Reported In Florida Meningococcal Disease Outbreak The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Florida Department of Health are investigating 24 cases and seven deaths in Florida meningococcal disease outbreak.
The FDA Has Authorized Covid-19 Vaccines For Children Under FiveThe US Food and Drug Administration gave emergency use authorization on Friday for both the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines for young children. Vaccine advisers to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted unanimously on Saturday in support of giving babies and other kids as young as 6 months a Covid-19 vaccination.