Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on suicide prevention, with guests; Christina Judge, Executive Director of The Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation Dr. Daniel Reidenberg, Executive Director of Suicide Awareness Voices of Education and Clara Reynolds, President & CEO of Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the fight against HIV/AIDS with guests: Jesse Milan Jr., President & CEO of AIDS United; John Peller, President & CEO of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago and Kelsey Louie, CEO of Gay Men’s Health Crisis.
GENEVA (AP) — Several world leaders Thursday praised the U.S. call to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines for poor countries by removing patent protections on the shots. But the proposal faces a multitude of hurdles, including resistance from the pharmaceutical industry.
MISSION, Kan. (AP) — After more than a year of fretting over her 13-year son with a rare liver disease, Heather Ousley broke into tears when she learned that he and millions of other youngsters could soon be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on how we can better help and understand people living with Autism with guests Colleen Allen, President & CEO of Autism Alliance of Michigan; Joanne Quinn, Executive Director of The Autism Project in RI; and Brian Hall, Executive Director of Autism Delaware.
For decades, a deadly type of childhood cancer has eluded science’s best tools. Now doctors have made progress with an unusual treatment: Dripping millions of copies of a virus directly into kids’ brains to infect their tumors and spur an immune system attack.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden released a $1.5 trillion wish list for his first federal budget Friday, asking for substantial gains for Democratic priorities including education, health care, housing and environmental protection.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund on Thursday authorized a $650 billion expansion of the 190-nation lending institution’s resources with the aim of providing more support for vulnerable countries as they battle the coronavirus pandemic.
A pandemic, protests and politics have highlighted the nation’s long-standing, deep-seated racial issues and how they affect the health of millions of Americans. People who’ve never confronted racism before are asking, “How can I show I’m an ally?”
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday signed into law legislation allowing doctors to refuse to treat someone because of religious or moral objections, a move opponents have said will give providers broad powers to turn away LGBTQ patients and others.
LONDON (AP) — A Banksy painting honoring Britain’s health workers in the pandemic has sold for a record 16.8 million pounds ($23.2 million), auction house Christie’s said Tuesday. Proceeds from the sale will be used to fund health organizations and charities across the U.K., it said.
PACIFICA, Calif. (AP) — Disposable masks, gloves and other types of personal protective equipment are safeguarding untold lives during the coronavirus pandemic. They’re also creating a worldwide pollution problem, littering streets and sending an influx of harmful plastic and other waste into landfills, sewage systems and oceans.