By DR. MOLLY STOUT, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A new study shows that racial disparities among new lung cancer diagnoses have nearly vanished.Because of deeply-rooted systemic problems, Black Americans tend to experience disproportionate rates of many common illnesses.... Read More.
By DR. MOLLY STOUT, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- August is Hair Loss Awareness Month. Studies have estimated that gradual hair thinning in women, called female pattern hair loss, affects nearly 20% of women."Hair loss is a medical issue... Read More.
By ANNE FLAHERTY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The nation's top expert on infectious diseases, Dr. Anthony Fauci, a prominent member of the White House coronavirus task force, underwent outpatient surgery Thursday morning to remove a polyp on his vocal cord.
By DR. MOLLY STOUT, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As reported COVID-19 cases continue to climb in the U.S., Chicago-based parents Margaret Storey and Jonathan Heller have struggled with the decision to send their daughter, Josie, who's disabled, back to school.... Read More.
By ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As communities across the country grapple with whether to bring students back into the classroom, a new COVID-19 data projection dashboard and school reopening guidance released Thursday by the PolicyLab at Children's Hospital... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Children in the United States will have expanded access to vaccines during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a directive issued Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).Licensed... Read More.
By DR. NATE WOOD, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Yes, the novel coronavirus can survive on surfaces. No, it doesn't seem to matter.Last week, a new coronavirus outbreak in New Zealand -- where cases were originally thought to be... Read More.
By DR. NANCY A. ANORUO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As the novel coronavirus rages on, the search for a cure remains elusive. However, there's no shortage of proponents of unproven remedies.Now, doctors are lamenting the latest headlines that... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Even before the pandemic, suicide rates in the United States were rising, according to a new government report.While suicide rates in both urban and rural areas rose steadily between 2000 and... Read More.
By JAY BHATT, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Due to the coronavirus, many teens have been missing their proms, graduation ceremonies, daily routines and their friends. These missed events and social interactions are only adding to the additional stress many adolescents... Read More.
By DR. NATE WOOD, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- New Zealand -- once the world's COVID recovery darling, applauded internationally for its lockdown and apparent quashing of the pandemic coronavirus -- is now facing a fresh cluster of cases.After... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Experts are sounding the alarm that beyond the physical and mortal toll the coronavirus has taken on Americans, its impact on mental health can be severe as well, especially for Latinos as that... Read More.