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Trailer for Prince Harry, Oprah Winfrey's docuseries on mental health released

(NEW YORK) -- The trailer for Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey's mental health documentary series The Me You Can't See is here. On Monday, Apple TV+ dropped the first look at the upcoming docuseries, which premieres this Friday. The Me You Can't See was both co-created and executive produced by…... Read More

How climate change is making allergy season even worse

(NEW YORK) -- No, your (itchy, red) eyes are not deceiving you -- allergy season is getting worse, and climate change is to blame. Pollen counts are already higher than they've ever been, and not only will they increase, but the season will get longer as well, experts say. Dr.…... Read More

Mom gets outpouring of love from Twitter after revealing she has to tell her son she is dying

(MONTREAL, Canada) -- Dr. Nadia Chaudhri has been battling Stage 3 ovarian cancer for the past year, undergoing a hysterectomy and several rounds of chemotherapy. When Chaudhri, a 43-year-old neuroscientist and professor from Montreal, Canada, was hospitalized again this week, she learned that the cancer had returned. "Once ovarian cancer…... Read More

Once hesitant about COVID-19 vaccines, some have changed their minds

(NEW YORK) -- Although 150 million people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, 34% of Americans are still hesitant about getting the shots and say they are not sure yet, or don’t want the vaccine, according to a recent Kaiser poll. Despite overwhelming data supporting currently authorized vaccines -- all of…... Read More

Which states are still requiring masks after the CDC's updated guidance?

(NEW YORK) -- At least four states and a string of local leaders are holding off on changing their mask mandates following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new guidance that allows fully vaccinated Americans to go without masks indoors or outdoors. At least seven Democrat-led states -- Connecticut,…... Read More

Face masks and kids: Pediatrician shares what parents should know

(NEW YORK) -- The new government guidance that fully vaccinated Americans can return to life without masks marked a turning point for the nation's reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, but it also sparked many questions, including from parents. Under the new guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and…... Read More

Fully-vaccinated Americans can return to life without masks, CDC says

(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will no longer recommend masks for fully-vaccinated Americans indoors or outdoors, including in crowds, according to sweeping new guidance announced Thursday. The new recommendation, which carves out exceptions for buses, planes, hospitals, prisons and homeless shelters, will have significant implications for…... Read More

Study finds COVID-19 vaccines have no impact on pregnancy: What to know

(NEW YORK) -- A new study on pregnant people and COVID-19 vaccines is adding to the growing body of evidence showing the vaccine is safe during pregnancy. Researchers at Northwestern University studying people who had been fully vaccinated during pregnancy, found the vaccine had no impact on pregnancy and no…... Read More

Meeting kids where they are located key to getting newly eligible vaccinated

(NEW YORK) -- With Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine now greenlit for children 12 years old and up, those eagerly awaiting the moment now have to find a place to get it. The rollout will be a "multi-pronged approach," the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel said, including vaccination sites…... Read More

Why vaccine incentives may not be as effective as states hope

(NEW YORK) -- With vaccination numbers declining across the country, leaders in various states are scrambling to put a stick and carrot in front of the millions of residents who have yet to get the shots. From free beers and baseball tickets to a raffle for a car and even…... Read More

How MDMA could treat PTSD in ways current therapy can't

(NEW YORK) -- MDMA, also known as “ecstasy” or “Molly,” has traditionally been thought of as a party drug. But now, researchers are finding promising results for MDMA as a potential treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. A recent phase 3 clinical trial found that MDMA, in combination with talk therapy,…... Read More