More than 40% of Americans say they've gained undesired weight since the start of the epidemic, according to the American Psychological Association's annual "Stress In America" report—and among those respondents, the average reported gain was 29 pounds.
Tormented by an "unrelenting" itch all over her body, a 41-year-old woman visited a series of doctors and specialists, only to repeatedly—and incorrectly—be diagnosed with eczema. But after more than a year of unsuccessful treatments, a new doctor took a different approach to find the real cause of her illness: Hodgkin lymphoma.
When CDC and FDA last week recommended pausing distribution of Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine, some experts worried the move would lead the public to doubt vaccine safety more broadly, while others said it would reinforce trust in the vaccine oversight process. Now, two new polls are shedding light on who's right.
HHS on Friday lifted restrictions on using fetal tissue for medical research, reversing a policy implemented by former President Donald Trump's administration in June 2019 banning the practice, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Ohio, and Oklahoma.