Dr. Mitchell Rosenthal, Phoenix House Founder, Dies at 87

Raised in Flushing, Queens, he graduated from Jamaica High School; earned a bachelor’s degree in 1956 from Lafayette College in Easton, Pa., where he majored in biology and minored in…

Texas woman almost dies because she couldn’t get an abortion

CNN  —  Another woman has come forward with the harrowing details of how the Supreme Court’s decision four months ago to overturn Roe v. Wade put her life in danger.…

FDA Approves a Drug That Can Delay Type 1 Diabetes

Now that the drug is approved, the challenge will be to find people who could benefit. Screening only people with immediate relatives who have diabetes will miss 85 percent of…

Covid-19 rebound may be more common in people who take Paxlovid, early study suggests

CNN  —  Cases of Covid-19 rebound following treatment with the antiviral medication Paxlovid – where infections rev back up again after people complete their five-day course of the medication –…

Elizabeth Holmes Is Sentenced to More Than 11 Years for Theranos Fraud

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of the failed blood-testing start-up Theranos, was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison on Friday for defrauding investors about her…

As measles outbreak sickens children in Ohio, local health officials seek help from CDC

CNN  —  A growing measles outbreak in Columbus, Ohio, has sickened dozens of unvaccinated children and hospitalized nine of them, and local public health officials are seeking assistance from the…

Study Finds Hemp-Fed Cows Had Traces of THC in Their Milk

Perhaps more important, at least for humans, the THC made its way into their milk, sometimes at levels that exceeded consumption limits set by food safety regulators in Europe. (The…

Hearing loss: 1 billion people at risk from unsafe listening

CNN  —  Turning down the racket isn’t just for disgruntled parents — a new study has shown it could protect more than 1 billion people at risk for hearing loss.…

Elizabeth Holmes to be Sentenced in Fraud Trial

Senator Cory Booker, Democrat of New Jersey, recently praised Elizabeth Holmes’s thoughtful focus and “determination to make a difference.” The actress Ricki Noel Lander said Ms. Holmes was “a trustworthy…

Covid-19 boosters could keep thousands of kids out of hospitals, but uptake remains low

CNN  —  Higher Covid-19 vaccination rates among US children could prevent thousands of pediatric hospitalizations and millions of missed school days, according to an analysis published Tuesday by the Commonwealth…