As the 2021 holiday season approaches and the COVID-19 pandemic stretches on, families and friends will once again determine whether – and how – to safely congregate.
Kid-size doses of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine appear to be safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday.
Between 80,000 and180,000 health workers may have died of COVID-19 from January 2020 through May 2021, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO) report.
Millions more Americans just became eligible for COVID-19 boosters, but figuring out who’s eligible and when can be confusing. And adding to the challenge is that this time around, people can choose a different brand of vaccine for that extra dose.
New York City has reported an increase in human cases of leptospirosis, a bacterial disease that the city reports has been spread by rats.
Heart health is a key component to the prevention of Type 2 diabetes, according to researchers.
Florida's new surgeon general, Dr. Joseph Ladapo, argued that data does not support mask mandates in schools to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, and he insisted that parents — not school boards or governors — should make the decision whether or not their children wear masks to school.
The life-threatening medical condition known as broken heart syndrome is being reported at increasing rates, according to a new study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to allow the mixing and matching of COVID-19 vaccine booster doses this week, according to reports.
The Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is 93% effective against COVID-19 hospitalization in youth, according to a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study.
As the flu season approaches and coincides with millions of Americans newly eligible for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster, with expert backing for boosters developed by Moderna and J&J, many may wonder whether it’s safe to receive both a booster and a flu vaccine in one visit.
A Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. blood pressure medication is being recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for potentially containing a "probable human carcinogen."
Hospital staffing shortages due to COVID-19 vaccination disputes have continued across the U.S. this month, leaving patients untreated amid surges of the virus' delta variant.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a proposal Tuesday to create a new category of over-the-counter hearing aids in an effort to improve access and lower costs for millions of Americans.
Woobie Rust went for a massage last June, when she noticed pain in her breast while lying on the massage table.
Gen. Colin Powell, former secretary of state, died Monday at 84 from COVID-related complications, though he was fully vaccinated, his family announced. His death, medical experts say, underscore the need for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots among older adults and high-risk populations to shore up protection.
Adults likely need at least 7,000 steps daily or should play sports for more than 2.5 hours every week to maximize longevity, according to two large-scale studies.
Short one-on-one discussions about alcohol consumption in a doctor’s office may reduce patients' drinking levels, according to a study.
U.S. drug overdose deaths exceeded 96,000 in the 12 months leading to March 2021, amid a national decline of opioid prescriptions over the past ten years, according to provisional figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Former President Bill Clinton was hospitalized Tuesday for a urological infection, a source close to the situation told Fox News.
A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee on Friday endorsed an emergency authorization for the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine booster when administered at least two months after the initial dose among people ages 18 years and older.
A Missouri hospital ran out of ventilators over the Fourth of July weekend amid a surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations potentially caused by the spreading Delta variant.
West Virginians choosing not to receive a COVID-19 vaccine are entering a “death lottery.” the state’s governor said, as the portion of residents fully inoculated against the virus hovers around 46.4%.
Despite the promise of free tuition, food, beer and even $1 million cash prizes, vaccine lottery incentives were not associated with an increase in COVID-19 shots, a new study claims.
A Texas hospital set a new baby boom record recently when staff delivered over 100 newborns over two, two-day stretches.
A group of scientists and doctors reaffirmed their belief that the SARS-CoV-2 virus evolved in nature while urging others to “turn down the heat of the rhetoric and turn up the light of scientific inquiry.”