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Experts Say Now Is the Time for Kids to Get COVID Vaccines

Doctors and the CDC recommend everyone over 6 months get the new COVID-19 vaccine as fears of complications ease.

Epidemic: The Tata Way

Episode 5 of the “Eradicating Smallpox” podcast explores how a partnership between public health institutions and a huge, influential private company was key in the campaign to eliminate smallpox.

A Decades-Long Drop in Teen Births Is Slowing, and Advocates Worry a Reversal Is Coming

After three decades of declines in teen pregnancies, data shows the rates are starting to plateau. The reversal of "Roe v. Wade," coupled with efforts to suspend sex education in schools and higher rates of youth mental health issues post-pandemic, could culminate in a perfect storm.

6 Dangerous Multicooker Mistakes, According To Food Safety Experts

Attention, fans of air fryers, slow cookers and electric pressure cookers.

Massive Kaiser Permanente Strike Looms as Talks Head to the Wire

Both sides, still at loggerheads over pay and staffing, agreed to keep bargaining after unions announced a possible strike Oct. 4-7. If no deal is reached, a walkout by about 75,000 KP workers in five states could disrupt care.