The anesthesia medication ketamine is showing increased promise as a treatment for people experiencing depression who haven't found relief with other prescription medications. Though ketamine is known for its recreational use as a party drug, it can also be prescribed legally by doctors. In recent... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In a major development for patients and the biotechnology industry, the US Food and Drug Administration approved the use of a new drug, Aduhelm (aducanumab), for treating early Alzheimer’s disease. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, over 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new weight-loss treatment is being heralded by some health experts as "groundbreaking," and a potential "game changer" in the growing epidemic of obesity. Semaglutide, an injectable drug made by the pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk, was approved Friday by the Food and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The NFL telling its teams on Tuesday that they will be allowed to host fans at training camp this summer, subject to state and local COVID-19 rules. The pandemic kept fans away from team facilities last year. The league also saying that 30... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO and WHITNEY LLOYD, ABC News(MINNEAPOLIS) -- A $27 million settlement to the family of George Floyd has been unanimously approved by Minneapolis' City Council.Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, died after being arrested on May 25,... Read More.
BY: ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC NEWS (LOS ANGELES) — Teachers in Los Angeles County will be able to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday, as part of a wave of essential workers who are newly eligible to get vaccinated. In addition to educators,... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN and LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Office of Director of National Intelligence on Friday released its highly anticipated report on the murder of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi Friday, making public the U.S. intelligence community's assessment that... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL, MARILYN HECK and JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As a major winter storm batters large parts of the country, President Joe Biden has approved Texas' emergency disaster proclamation Sunday.The declaration orders federal assistance to supplement state... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER, IVAN PEREIRA and EMILY SHAPIRO and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 69.4 million people and killed over 1.5 million worldwide, according to real-time... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Voters across the nation had crucial decisions to make at the state and local level.Here are the results for the most notable ballot measures on tickets around the country:Colorado... Read More.
By VICTOR ORDONEZ and BOB WOODRUFF, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Tens of millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses are reportedly being manufactured and stored in several facilities around the country. Pfizer and Moderna will allegedly have somewhere between 20 million and... Read More.
By ELIZABETH THOMAS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House that a deal has been made on TikTok with Walmart and Oracle, calling it a "great deal for America.""We have some very big... Read More.