Racism Is Declared a Public Health Crisis in New York City

The New York City Board of Health declared racism a public health crisis on Monday, passing…

F.D.A. Moves to Make Some Hearing Aids Available Without a Prescription

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday outlined a plan to make hearing aids available without…

N.Y.C. Board of Health Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis

The New York City Board of Health declared racism a public health crisis on Monday, passing…

Pfizer Vaccine Is Highly Effective Against Hospitalization for 12-18, Study Shows

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was 93 percent effective against hospitalization with Covid-19 among 12- to 18-year-olds, the…

Mix-and-Match Covid Boosters: Why They Just Might Work

The Food and Drug Administration seems likely to allow Americans to switch vaccines when choosing a…

Sirens: Loud, Ineffective and Risky, Experts Say

The same risks identified in studies about ambulance responses apply generally to police and fire responses…

Tuberculosis, Like Covid, Spreads in Aerosols, Scientists Report

Upending centuries of medical dogma, a team of South African researchers has found that breathing may…

F.D.A. to Allow ‘Mix and Match’ Approach for Covid Booster Shots

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is planning to allow Americans to receive a different…

What Scientists Know About the Risk of Breakthrough Covid Deaths

The death of former Secretary of State Colin Powell on Monday from complications of Covid-19 has…

What Scientists Know About the Risk of Breakthrough Deaths

The death of former Secretary of State Colin Powell on Monday from complications of Covid-19 has…