Some Women Turn to Self-Managed Abortion as Access Recedes

In states that have banned abortion, some women with unwanted pregnancies are pursuing an unconventional workaround:…

Officials Wrestle With Whether to Allow New Monkeypox Vaccination Strategy

WASHINGTON — It sounded like a simple solution to the shortage of monkeypox vaccine: Merely by…

There’s Just One Drug to Treat Monkeypox. Good Luck Getting It.

The only drug available to treat monkeypox is so difficult to access that just a fraction…

Democrats’ Long-Sought Plan for Lowering Drug Costs Is at Hand

WASHINGTON — For decades, as prescription drug costs have soared, Democrats have battled with the pharmaceutical…

Leon E. Rosenberg, Geneticist Who Wrote of His Depression, Dies at 89

After working for a while as a peddler, Abraham made enough money to open his own…

Why Monkeypox Vaccine Shortage May Threaten the Immunocompromised

The shortfall of monkeypox vaccine doses in the United States, expected to last for months, is…

20 Years at 30,000 Feet: A Flight Attendant Answers Readers’ Questions

As a flight attendant who has been on the job for 20 years, it’s easy to…

Why Daydreaming Is Actually Good For Your Brain

Whenever I have a few moments of down time — every weekday, for instance, when I’m…

What to Know About Polio: Vaccines, Symptoms and How It Spreads

Even after someone recovers from polio, they can develop muscle pain, weakness or paralysis 15 to…

As Monkeypox Spreads, U.S. Plans to Declare a Health Emergency

As monkeypox continues to surge in the United States, the Biden administration plans to declare a…