Screens, Lack of Sun Are Causing an Epidemic of Myopia

Nearsightedness is on the rise worldwide, but there are ways to help children preserve their vision.

FDA Approves First RSV Drug to Protect All Infants From Virus

While the virus often causes mild, cold-like symptoms, it is the leading cause of hospitalization of…

The Pickleball Craze Won’t Decimate Big Insurers

UnitedHealth indicates that insurers may face an increase in procedures for more active seniors.

FDA Approves First Over-the-Counter Birth-Control Pill

The Food and Drug Administration approved the first over-the-counter birth-control pill, significantly increasing access to contraception…

Green-Card Backlog Fuels Shortage of Nurses at Hospitals, Nursing Homes

Health Health providers struggle to hire nurses from abroad as staffing problems worsen

Over-the-Counter Birth-Control Pills Are Up for FDA Approval. Should You Switch?

For women weighing their birth control options, there are several things to consider.

Gene-Therapy Investors Have a Powerful Ally: Patients

The growing Sarepta can thank patients’ families for the FDA victory.

Opinion | Denying Alzheimer’s Treatments

Eli Lilly’s drug shows great results, but will the federal government block access?

FDA Approves GSK’s RSV Vaccine for Older Adults

Health Company says approval of respiratory syncytial virus vaccine for people 60 years and older is…

What’s Healthy at 80? Biden’s re-election bid prompts a question

A possible second term for America’s oldest president puts age and health in the spotlight.