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|RSV hospitalization rate for seniors is 10 times higher than usual for this point in the season
The respiratory virus season has started early in kids this year and flooded children's hospitals in many parts of the country -- especially with respiratory syncytial virus, known as RSV.
POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2022 12:11 PM
|Covid-19 boosters could keep thousands of kids out of hospitals, but uptake remains low
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 Fund and the Yale School of Public Health.
POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2022 5:01 AM
|Experimental therapy gantenerumab fails to slow or improve Alzheimer's memory loss in clinical trials
An experimental treatment, gantenerumab, failed to help people at high risk of memory loss from Alzheimer's or those who were in the early phases of the disease, the manufacturer said Monday.
POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2022 7:41 PM
|US gets D+ grade for rising preterm birth rates, new report finds
The rate of premature birth in the United States is climbing, according to the infant and maternal health nonprofit March of Dimes.
POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2022 1:00 PM
|Desperate for heart surgery for their baby, a family feels the effects of pediatric hospital shortages
Even before their daughter was born in June, Aaron and Helen Chavez knew she would need heart surgery. Doctors expected her to have an operation around 6 months of age.
POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2022 8:07 AM
|Fuzzy first photo of a black hole gets a sharp makeover
The first photo ever taken of a black hole looks a little sharper now.
POSTED APRIL 14, 2023 6:37 PM
|Paper airplane breaks a world distance record
It's a bird... It's a plane... It's a paper airplane!
POSTED APRIL 14, 2023 3:20 PM
|This bat fossil could fill in a piece of the evolutionary puzzle
Two 52 million-year-old bat skeletons discovered in an ancient lake bed in Wyoming are the oldest bat fossils ever found — and they reveal a new species.
POSTED APRIL 13, 2023 6:05 PM
|How long you can use vintage Tupperware
Since Tupperware, the iconic kitchen brand that's been a household name for decades, signaled recently that it might be going out of business, you might be wondering how long your stash of its food storage containers is safe to use — especially if it's vintage.
POSTED AUGUST 16, 2023 9:17 PM
|Why we have nightmares and how to stop them
We leave behind our fears of monsters under the bed as we say goodbye to our childhoods, but one can follow us into adulthood and loom over our heads.
POSTED APRIL 14, 2023 12:49 PM