Some of the prescription medications you’re taking may not mix with over-the-counter drugs.
Author - Matthew Martinez
Eating disorders among teens have more than doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic – here’s what to watch for
Eating disorders in teens are common and dangerous, and parents and loved ones play a crucial role in helping to both identify concerning behaviors and promote healthy ones.
How dangerous was the Ohio chemical train derailment? An environmental engineer assesses the long-term risks
The slow release of information about the chemical spill and results of air and water tests have left many questions about the risks and long-term impact.
1 in 4 Americans are covered by Medicaid or CHIP – a program that insures low-income kids
Most states have taken advantage of the opportunity to expand access to Medicaid since 2014 through the Affordable Care Act. That’s helping reduce the number of uninsured people.
The sunsetting of the child tax credit expansion could leave many families without enough food on the table
The 2021 child tax credit expansion helped lift millions of families with children out of hunger. After those payments ended in December 2021, those families may again face food insufficiency.
How to help those who have lost loved ones to suicide cope with grief during the holidays
Nearly all suicide-loss survivors experience guilt, wondering what they could have done to prevent it. But despite decades of research, experts struggle to identify risk factors and predict suicide.
Menstruating women who sleep less than six hours a night suffer worse periods. But leading treatments for insomnia rarely look at menstrual health.
How many lives have coronavirus vaccines saved? We used state data on deaths and vaccination rates to find out
Using a robust statistical model, researchers estimate that coronavirus vaccines had prevented 140,000 deaths by May 9, 2021.
A year after it became clear that COVID-19 was becoming a pandemic, there is still no cure, but doctors have several innovative treatments. Some are keeping patients out of the hospital entirely.
No internet, no vaccine: How lack of internet access has limited vaccine availability for racial and ethnic minorities
Early numbers show that people from racial and ethnic minorities have lower vaccination rates. Lack of internet access could be a reason.