(NEW YORK) -- A new report released this week by the Environmental Protection Agency projects the devastating health impact of climate change on children.Effects include higher rates of respiratory disease, reduced academic achievement, higher rates of infections and risk of housing insecurity in coastal... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The number of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the United States shows "no signs of slowing," new federal data shows.A total of 2.53 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were recorded in 2021, according to a new report published Tuesday from... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A burgeoning online market for counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination cards is setting off alarm bells for federal health officials, who warn that the demand for fake proof of immunity is on the rise.The Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General tells ABC... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Pentagon Protection Force Agency Officer George Gonzalez was a beloved son, brother and friend. He was a Yankees fan and a "one of the good guys," according to an obituary shared by the agency.Gonzalez was allegedly killed by a 27-year-old suspect who... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — Public health experts and state officials are raising alarms about a surge in COVID hospitalizations among children -- now at their steepest and seeing the most significant increase since the onset of the pandemic.After declining in the early summer, child COVID-19... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Thirty years ago Engracia Figueroa, 51, was hit by a Bay Area Rapid Transit train that left her with a spinal cord injury and amputated leg. She now calls her wheelchair an "extension of her body" -- granting her freedom and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — With her state battling the biggest surge of new COVID-19 cases in the nation, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she will not issue new mandates to blunt the outbreak, relying instead on the common sense of a citizenry now experienced in struggling with the... Read More.