Health

FDA change ushers in cheaper, easier-to-get hearing aids

Over-the-counter hearing aids began hitting the market in October at prices that can…

Flu season worsens as 44 states report high activity

The U.S. flu season keeps getting worse. Health officials say 7.5% of outpatient…

National 988 mental health hotline back up after outage

The United States’ 988 call service for helping anyone experiencing a mental health…

Should older seniors risk major surgery? New research offers guidance

Older adults tend to experience more problems after surgery if they have chronic…

MyPlate? Few Americans know or heed US nutrition guide

Only about 25% of U.S. adults were aware of the guide, which was…

Michigan Medicaid to reimburse for doula services starting in 2023

Leaders hope use of doulas can help shape social determinates of health, and…

WHO, CDC: A record 40 million kids miss measles vaccine dose

WHO and the CDC said there were about 9 million measles infections and…

$3.5M gene therapy for hemophilia gets FDA approval

U.S. health regulators have approved the first gene therapy for hemophilia, a blood-clotting…

Why skin cancer plagues some Michigan counties more than others

In 32 Michigan counties, there are no dermatologists. Six of those counties have…

‘Viral jambalaya’: Early flu adding to woes for US hospitals

The government reported Friday that more than half the states are reporting high…

BioBuilder and K2 Scientific Bring Synthetic Biology Programs and Laboratory Equipment to High-Need High Schools Around the Country

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As a world-recognized program that…

How pandemic isolation fueled RSV surge among young children in Michigan

Experts say that a lack of exposure to all viruses during the beginning…

US home births increased in pandemic but are still uncommon

U.S. home births increased slightly in the pandemic’s second year, rising to the…

Mindfulness worked as well for anxiety as drug in study

Mindfulness meditation appears to work as well as a standard drug to treat…

Flu cases on the rise in Michigan

This year’s flu season has coincided with a historic number high cases of…

Please stop licking psychedelic toads, National Park Service warns

The U.S. government has an unusual request: Please don’t lick psychedelic toads.       …

US flu season off to a fast start as other viruses spread

The U.S. flu season is off to an unusually fast start, adding to…

US agency softens opioid prescribing guidelines for doctors

The nation’s top public health agency on Thursday softened its guidelines for U.S….

Many dry shampoos contain cancer-causing agent, study shows

Top-selling dry shampoos including Not Your Mother’s and Church & Dwight Co.’s Batiste…

MediSked Joins the Iowa Association of Community Providers (IACP) as a Strategic Business Partner

URBANDALE, Iowa, Oct. 31, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Furthering its dedication to providing…

WHO: Tuberculosis cases rise for the first time in years

A report from the U.N. health agency said more than 10 million people…

Twelve Neurotechnology Startups to Present at 2022 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neurotech Reports, the publisher…

Panel votes to add COVID shots to recommended vaccinations

A panel of U.S. vaccine experts says COVID-19 shots should be added to…

The Pap Corps Celebrates 70 Years of Funding Research for All Types of Cancer

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Oct. 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pap Corps Champions…

Native Tennessean Eric Sollenberger, M.D., expands Knoxville Ophthalmology practice as Cornea Specialist

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Drs. Campbell, Cunningham, Taylor &…

COVID-19 linked to increase in US pregnancy-related deaths

A new report finds that pregnancy-related deaths have spiked nearly 80% since 2018,…

New Animation Project Tackles Misinformation, Vaccines for Media Literacy Week

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founded by two black…

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