The Biden administration is launching a strategy to regulate toxic "forever chemicals" used in products ranging from cookware to carpets and firefighting foams.
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday authorized an electronic cigarette, saying the vaping device from R.J. Reynolds can help smokers cut back on conventional cigarettes.
Millions of Americans who received the Moderna or Johnson and Johnson vaccine wait anxiously to learn when it's their turn for a booster. Here's what to know.
Parents tired of worrying about classroom outbreaks and sick of telling their elementary school-age children no to sleepovers and family gatherings felt a wave of relief Thursday when Pfizer asked the U.S. government to authorize its COVID-19 vaccine for youngsters ages 5 to 11.
NEW YORK — Pfizer has submitted research to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the effectiveness of its COVID-19 vaccine in children as it moves closer to seeking approval for expanded use of the shots.
The U.S. moved a step closer Wednesday to offering booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to senior citizens and others at high risk from the virus as the Food and Drug Administration signed off on the targeted use of extra shots.
The U.S. moved a step closer Wednesday to offering booster doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to senior citizens and others at high risk from the virus as the FDA signed off on the targeted use of the extra shots.
Chicago Public Schools reported nearly 500 cases of the COVID-19 virus in the first three weeks of school. And the incoming cooler weather has some parents and children looking ahead with trepidation to another pent-up winter.
Johnson and Johnson released data showing that a booster dose to its one-shot coronavirus vaccine provides a strong immune response months after people receive a first dose.
A federal advisory panel endorsed a plan to give Pfizer booster shots against COVID-19 to those who are 65 or older or run a risk of severe disease after rejecting a plan to give extra shots to most Americans.
The U.S. has reached another grim COVID-19 milestone: 1 in 500 Americans have died from the virus. Track the latest numbers here.
Yet with 36% of Americans now obese, and with that figure expected to rise to 50% by 2030, it seems like the food labels simply aren’t working.
These days, a trip to the grocery store requires nerves of steel. The cost of everything, it seems, is soaring. Why? Can we blame the pandemic…
Last week, the number of Covid-19 cases in children in the US reached levels not seen since the winter surge. And with the return to school, t…
"There are reams and reams of research that has now been done to prove these vaccines are effective,” the governor said.
Despite the Food and Drug Administration’s full approval Monday of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for ages 16 and older, pediatricians are discouraging parents from trying to get shots for children ages 11 and younger until the completion of clinical trials in the coming months.
While emergency use authorization gets vaccines out to the public more quickly, it doesn’t skip any steps that full approval requires.
With an alarming rise in Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations, more Americans have recently made the decision to get vaccinated than in the las…
Staying with the town hall's theme, Dr. Ngozi Ezike singled out Region 4 for rising positivity rates. Region 4 as a whole has a 10.4% positivity rate and has been at or above 10% since July 29.
In much of America, vaccine hesitancy has turned into vaccine defiance. Several states have banned or are considering banning demands by busin…
The FDA has agreed to let adolescents between the ages of 12 and 15 receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, making it the first available for use in children under 16.
President Joe Biden is setting a new vaccination goal to deliver at least one dose to 70% of adult Americans by July 4. The goal also includes fully vaccinating 160 million adults by then.
America's daily Covid-19 cases and deaths are now about one-fifth of what they were during their winter peaks -- and one expert says the country's improved numbers have a lot to do with the climbing vaccinations.