Sixth case of measles linked to Florida elementary school outbreak

Sixth case of measles linked to Florida elementary school outbreak

(NEW YORK) -- The number of measles cases linked to an elementary school outbreak in South Florida has risen to six.The outbreak at Manatee Bay Elementary School in Weston -- 20 miles west of Fort Lauderdale and located in Broward County -- was first reported on Friday with the initial…
Women get same exercise benefit as men, with less effort, study finds

Women get same exercise benefit as men, with less effort, study finds

(NEW YORK) -- A new study not only confirms known research that regular physical activity can prolong life and lower a person's risk of dying, it also finds that women experience greater benefits from exercise than men do, at lower amounts of exercise.Using findings from the Centers for Disease Control…
Alabama Supreme Court ruling raises questions about IVF access

Alabama Supreme Court ruling raises questions about IVF access

(NEW YORK) -- Experts are speaking out after the Alabama Supreme Court ruled Friday that frozen embryos qualify as people under state law, a decision that critics say could threaten families' access to fertility treatments in the post-Roe era.In an unprecedented decision, the state's highest court ruled that "unborn children…
Medical experts sound the alarm on growing diabetic amputations among Black patients

Medical experts sound the alarm on growing diabetic amputations among Black patients

(NEW YORK) -- In operating rooms across the country, more and more diabetics are receiving amputations due to complications from type-2 diabetes.The life-altering procedures are more common among Black and Latino patients who are more likely to be diagnosed with the disease, according to health data.Despite the grim figures, medical…
FDA approves Xolair, first medicine for kids, adults with food allergies

FDA approves Xolair, first medicine for kids, adults with food allergies

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Xolair as the first and only medicine for people with one or more food allergies after the clinical trial data for the injectable asthma medication showed it helped people curb food-related allergic reactions. "The FDA approval is based on…