The new approach would simplify vaccination guidance so that, every fall, people would get a new shot, updated to try to match whatever variant is dominant.
Health & Safety
Beginning in April, a pandemic-era law that changed access to Medicaid is set to expire. Six million low-income people could lose access to health care.
Could your smart phone help predict how vulnerable you are to catching a virus and getting sick? A new, preliminary study suggests that one day it could.
In a speech delivered on Sunday, the vice president advocated for Congress to take action to protect abortion rights.
After we published our list of terms likely to loom large in this year's vocabulary, readers submitted their own nominations. Here's a sampling.
The overturning of the Roe v. Wade decision just months ahead of its 50th anniversary has prompted many abortion providers to shift how they serve patients.
An NPR/Ipsos poll finds that most Americans say Supreme Court justices are guided more by their politics than the law, and that lawmakers aren't deciding abortion policy based on public sentiment.
Michel Martin talks with Advocate Health CEO Eugene A. Woods about how COVID-19 has changed health care in the U.S. since its arrival three years ago.
A backlash against comprehensive approaches to sex education is taking root around the country. In Appalachia, one group of sex educators is halting its work after members were harassed.