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Jackyenjoyphotography/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) — As the United States marks one million COVID deaths, comfort is something neither families of the dead nor front-line health care workers have known during the past two years. The stress has been enormous for health care workers. The Rev. Hannah Rhiza at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Ray Hospital, south of […]

skaman306/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Teaneck and Ridgewood are towns in New Jersey that are just minutes from each other. Yet when it came to the COVID pandemic, they were worlds apart when it came to illness and death, illustrating the persistent racial gap in the burden from the disease. Throughout the pandemic, the novel […]

Jackyenjoyphotography/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) — The sound of construction around Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital is hard to miss. Crews are essentially building a new hospital because the old one, just south of Los Angeles, isn’t big enough. For the staff, it is a sign of rebirth after an exhausting two years. The long-delayed construction […]

Kaori Ando/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A new study is offering new clues in solving the medical mystery of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), which causes over 1,000 infant deaths per year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The study, led by researchers in Australia and published […]

Courtesy Heather-Elizabeth Brown (NEW YORK) — Heather-Elizabeth Brown feels grateful to have survived her bout with severe COVID-19. But more than two years after testing positive for the virus, she is still managing the physical and mental toll. After contracting COVID-19 early in the pandemic and subsequently going on a ventilator for a month, she […]

Steven Clevenger/Corbis via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The past few years have seen a growing mental health crisis, prompting an increasing number of Americans to seek help through confidential telephone support lines. But no two support lines are exactly the same. Crisis lines are intended for those undergoing an urgent mental health crisis and […]

Willis-Knighton Medical Center (NEW YORK) — Last July, a tearful Felicia Croft sat in her car after a long shift in the COVID-19 intensive care unit, and expressed her deep despair about watching young patients die of the virus. “People are younger and sicker, and we’re intubating and losing people that are my age and younger […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic over two years ago, people have reported lingering effects of COVID-19, including hair loss. Dr. Jennifer Ashton, a board-certified OBGYN and ABC News’ chief medical correspondent, is among them, experiencing lingering hair loss after testing positive for COVID-19 in January. “Now that it’s […]

Tetra Images/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — When the COVID-19 pandemic first struck the United States, the idea of one million deaths from the virus seemed largely unimaginable — with most projections estimating a few hundred thousand fatalities. However, on Thursday, the White House marked this tragic milestone — equivalent to the population of San Jose, […]

fstop123/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Since Roe v. Wade legalized abortion nationwide, advocates and opponents of abortion rights have argued over how safe abortion is, how it’s performed and even where the public stands on whether it should be legal. Now, the Supreme Court may be set to overturn the landmark 1973 decision, according to […]


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