Bedford County will join dozens of other Virginia cities and counties impacted by the opioid crisis in receiving money from a sweeping nationwide multi-billion dollar settlement agreement with several opioid manufacturers and distributors.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. abortions appear to be inching up after a long decline, though officials are cautious about calling it an upward trend because a government report issued Wednesday is incomplete.
The recent approval of COVID-19 vaccines for children means families had to act fast to get their offspring fully vaccinated before the holidays. According to the Centers for Disease Control…
The CDC is advising consumers to avoid purchasing certain onions due to a salmonella outbreak reported in 38 states and Puerto Rico.
The U.S. on Friday opened COVID-19 booster shots to all adults and took the extra step of urging people 50 and older to seek one, aiming to ward off a winter surge as coronavirus cases rise.
Actor Matthew McConaughey, who says he has been vaccinated himself, said he's against mandating vaccines for children — as of "right now."
Vaccinations finally are available to U.S. children as young as 5, to the relief of some parents even as others have questions or fears.
The FDA cleared kid-size doses — just a third of the amount given to teens and adults — for emergency use, and up to 28 million more American children could be eligible for vaccinations as early as next week.
The CDC has strengthened its recommendation for pregnant mothers to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Source by: Stringr
Millions more Americans are closer to getting a COVID-19 booster as CDC advisers on Thursday endorsed extra doses of all three of the nation's vaccines — and said people could choose a different brand for that next shot.
New data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that unvaccinated individuals are 11 times more likely to die if…
When the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called gun violence a “serious public health threat” in a recent interview, it may have seemed like garden-variety politics. It was anything but. Rochelle Walensky, the CDC’s director, was ending more than two decades of official near-silence on the topic — and suggesting a better approach may finally be on the way. The last time ...