(NEW YORK) — For the last five years, Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, a physicist and cancer researcher, has fought to fund her cancer treatment technology. Green has peer-reviewed studies on her research, which is still in the early stages, and has also received a $1.1 million... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Despite COVID-19 shutdowns temporarily clearing the air in many major cities, damaging air pollution was persistently higher in more minority and lower-income neighborhoods, compared to whiter, higher-income neighborhoods, according to a new study led by researchers at George Washington University. "This... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The nation's two leading health organizations focused on the care of pregnant people have issued new guidelines calling on all pregnant people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The new joint recommendation from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the... Read More.
Simone Biles is considered one of the greatest female gymnasts of all-time, an athlete who competes on a different level, with four signature moves named after her in three different events. The level of difficulty undertaken by the six-time Olympic medalist is one reason her... Read More.
Following "further medical evaluation," American gymnastics superstar Simone Biles has withdrawn from Thursday's final individual all-around competition at the Tokyo Olympics "to focus on her mental health," USA Gymnastics announced. "Simone will continue to be evaluated daily to determine whether or not to participate in next week’s... Read More.
(UNITED STATES) -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness says whenever a tragic act of gun violence occurs, people with mental illness are often unfairly drawn into the conversation. But experts say the relationship between mental health and gun violence is complex. "Someone who goes out... Read More.
(TOKYO) -- Following "further medical evaluation," American gymnastics superstar Simone Biles has withdrawn from Thursday's final individual all-around competition at the Tokyo Olympics "to focus on her mental health," USA Gymnastics announced. "Simone will continue to be evaluated daily to determine whether or not to... Read More.
(TOKYO) — Simone Biles' shocking withdrawal from the team competition at the Tokyo Olympics Tuesday put a spotlight on mental health and the extreme stress elite athletes like Biles are under. The U.S. women's gymnastics team won silver in the team competition after Biles left... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The American Medical Association and the American Nurses Association have joined up with over 50 other health care organizations to call for mandatory vaccinations in their industry, citing rising COVID cases and their trust in the vaccine. "Due to the recent COVID-19... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New York Mayor Bill de Blasio appeared on Friday to entertain the possibility of implementing vaccination passports in the nation's largest city. The mayor, who had previously said vaccine passports could be an important tool if balanced with privacy concerns, encouraged businesses... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Puerto Rico could lose Medicaid funding in less than two months, putting at risk roughly 1.5 million people -- nearly half the island's population -- unless Congress acts quickly. As COVID-19 continues to batter the island -- with at least 2,561 deaths among... Read More.