Health & Safety
With COVID, RSV, the flu and other bugs circulating, the last few months have been an endless cycle of illness for many families with young kids. While miserable, it's also normal in the grand scheme.
How is gun violence impacting our mental health as a society? NPR's Ari Shapiro asks psychologist Erika Felix how we should be taking care of ourselves amid countless stories of deadly mass shootings.
Supporters of abortion rights filed separate lawsuits Wednesday challenging two states' abortion pill restrictions, the opening salvo in what’s expected to be a protracted legal battle over access
We asked for a wish from expert wishers around the globe — from Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai to MacArthur "genius" grantee Gregg Gonsalves to Melva Acostaa, who runs a soup kitchen in Peru.
Young people in the U.S. are increasingly dealing with mental health issues. A Yale professor shares some advice for young people from her free online class.
The days might seem long, but the years go by quickly, friends warned when my son was born. I wanted to savor each precious memory, but how? Living on "toddler time," showed me the way.
Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin's cardiac arrest spotlighted automated external defibrillators. Schools are making sure people know how to use them. (Story aired on ATC on Jan. 20, 2023.)
Toxic metal can be harmful to developing brains. New lead targets are part of a broad FDA imitative to reduce children's exposure to the lowest levels possible.
Since early in the pandemic, people on Medicaid have been able to stay enrolled without reapplying. That will change in April and millions of eligible people will lose the coverage.
Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is recruiting participants for a study examining the health impacts of the Winston Weaver Fertilizer Plant fire, which forced mass evacuations in Winston-Salem nearly one year ago.