Under the governor's executive order, all executive department employees are required to show proof of vaccination by Oct. 17. Up to 20% of state police employees reportedly are not vaccinated.
In its first public safety alert in six years, the Drug Enforcement Administration says many counterfeit prescription drugs sold online contain a potentially lethal dose of the opioid.
Dr. Patricia Bath transformed cataract surgery and fought to eradicate preventable blindness. Marian Croak pioneered the technology behind audio- and videoconferencing and text-to-donate services.
President Biden publicly received a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine after public health authorities last week cleared a booster shot for high-risk Americans.
Though the apple festival will still offer around 200 booths for attendees to peruse, that’s about 30 fewer than in previous years, and it’s been harder to drum up volunteers to help run the festival, said Jennifer Grimmer, president and CEO of the Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce.
The pop star was forced into psychiatric care — and compelled to pay for it. That could happen to anyone during an episode of serious mental illness, adding a financial threat to the health woes.
The danger of airborne transmission is significantly reduced if the kids and the bus driver are all wearing masks, Risks may climb within school districts that lack mask mandates
The state's vaccine mandate for hospital and nursing home workers takes effect on Monday, and officials are bracing for staffing shortages. Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced a plan for filling them.
Kenneth Kaunda spoke out about HIV when African leaders would not even acknowledge its existence. He sang about it, too, in a 2005 album that made a splash, then vanished. And so a search began.
If you're trying to rev up your pandemic fitness routine, maybe it's time to mix things up with some free weights — or soup cans — and get your muscles pumping.
The pandemic has made it hard for millions of people to put food on their table. But some of them still try to be as generous as they can when they see someone else in need.
The free store in an Atlanta middle school offers not only food, but also household items, toiletries, clothing and shoes. Social entrepreneur Jasmine Crowe hopes to open more.
In rural areas, hospitals and clinics are worried they'll be left short if staff quit rather than get COVID-19 vaccines required by the Biden administration's new mandate.
The president says he will get a third dose of the vaccine as soon as he can. "I'll be getting my booster shot," Biden said Friday, acknowledging that at 78, he qualifies.
With the back and forth on boosters from government agencies, many Americans are wondering if they really need an extra shot. Here is what the science says about who needs a booster now — and why.