EMS-FORSTER-PRODUCTIONS/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) — Los Angeles County may soon reimpose indoor mask mandates as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in the area. During a press conference Thursday, LA County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer
Peter Dazeley/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Pumpkin seed oil, zinc and other nutritional supplements may help with hair loss, according to new research published in JAMA Dermatology. Researchers in Boston and Miami reviewed 30 different studies —
Westend61/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The U.S. is facing a surge of respiratory viruses, mainly driven by COVID-19, influenza and respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV. Flu and RSV have appeared earlier than usual and have particularly affected
Jordan Vonderhaar/Bloomberg via Getty Images, FILE (WASHINGTON) — Health officials are warning of a “triple threat” of flu, RSV and COVID-19 across the country and hospitals are continuing to see a surge in pediatric RSV cases. U.S.
Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering updating its blood donation policy, which currently places some restrictions on blood donations from sexually active gay and bisexual men. In a statement, an
Boris Zhitkov/Getty Images (ATLANTA) — The number of HIV tests and people diagnosed with the virus dropped significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new federal data. The report, published Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control
Nathan Posner/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) (NEW YORK) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday it will expand wastewater testing for polio to select communities across the U.S. after a person tested positive for
SONGPHOL THESAKIT/Getty Images (ATLANTA) — Older people have always been known to be one of the groups at highest risk of death from COVID-19, but they now make up a larger share than ever before. As of