A panel of doctors and scientists advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted to recommend that people 6 months of age and older get new COVID boosters this fall.
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The Center for Reproductive Rights has announced lawsuits in Tennessee, Idaho and Oklahoma that tell dramatic stories describing how abortion laws interfered with patients' care.
Lower-income countries did not get the COVID vaccines they needed. So the World Bank and other partners tapped a South African company to cook up the (undisclosed) recipe for the Moderna mRNA vaccine.
Everything about this savory flavor is mysterious, from how it tastes to why it took so long to get recognized as the fifth taste. What is it, and how does it make food taste delicious?
The CDC is likely to recommend the shots for anyone who's at high risk for serious complications from COVID, such as older people and those with weaker immune systems or other health problems.
A recent study found that 1 billion people between the ages of 12 and 34 are at risk for noise-induced hearing loss. Here are some tips for building a solid ear care regimen.
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Mandeep Tiwana, who is attending the UN general assembly as the representative for the civic engagement organization CIVICUS, about the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Many who survived the 9/11 terrorist attacks have health problems. The CDC in Atlanta is hosting an exhibit that pays tribute to those suffering and shows what public health experts have learned.