(NEW YORK) -- DeShawn and Sharmane Joseph want to see more Indigenous athletes on the world stage.The husband-wife duo are the founders of Indigenous HOOPS -- which stands for "Honoring Our Original People in Sports" -- a nationwide basketball program for Indigenous youth that... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S.-Mexico border region faces a public health crisis as billions of gallons of contaminated sewage flow from Mexico into San Diego, California, according to a newly released report."South San Diego County is in a total state of emergency related to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The City of New York on Wednesday sued the companies behind SnapChat, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok, accusing them of fomenting a "nationwide youth mental health crisis" by exposing children "to a nonstop stream of harmful content."The lawsuit, filed in California Superior... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A pet owner has caught a rare case of the bubonic plague, health officials in central Oregon say, and it's believed they may have caught it from their cat.The Deschutes County Health Services confirmed the case of the plague in a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The past of Genesse Ivonne Moreno, the suspected Lakewood Church shooter, includes a turbulent marriage, a contentious divorce, allegations of child and spousal abuse, a checkered criminal record and a well-documented history of mental health issues, according to an ABC News... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Brooklyn-based boxing instructor Nancy Chen said her Apple Watch was able to hone in on the effectiveness of her workouts.But it wasn't until her watch broke that she said she realized it ended up exacerbating some unhealthy behaviors."I really struggled with disordered... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Environmental Protection Agency announced a new rule on Wednesday to significantly reduce the level of air pollution known as particulate matter (PM) by updating the national air-quality standards, citing negative health impacts of PM exposure.While the rule is being praised by... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Two of the highest-profile members of Britain's royal family, King Charles III and Princess Kate, are currently facing health issues that are keeping them out of the public eye.In their absence, the few remaining members of Charles' slimmed-down monarchy are staying active... Read More.
Steven Tyler has shared an update on his health.The rocker fractured his larynx back in September, forcing Aerosmith to postpone their Peace Out tour. During his fifth annual Jam for Janie Grammys viewing party on Sunday, February 4, he let attendees know how he's been doing. “My throat's... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Prescription drug prices have long been a back-and-forth issue between insurers and pharmaceutical companies.Those who aren't covered by insurance are usually left with a high bill for much-needed medicines.The Biden administration has pushed a solution through the Inflation Reduction Act and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Washington state is experiencing its first known outbreak of a potentially deadly fungus, according to public health officials.Four patients in the last month have tested positive for Candida auris, or C. auris, Public Health - Seattle & King County said in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For decades, doctors have encouraged patients to monitor their cholesterol levels, with studies showing that heart disease risk increases with high levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL), also known as the “bad cholesterol,” and not enough high-density lipoprotein (HDL), also known as... Read More.