Abortion bans with no exceptions may be politically risky : Shots

Anti-abortion activists protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, May 23. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc…

How to get Paxlovid, a pill that helps prevent COVID hospitalization : Shots

The Pfizer COVID treatment Paxlovid can be a challenge to get quickly. Fabian Sommer/Picture Alliance via…

Physicians uneasy as Colorado collects their diversity data : Shots

Shaunti Meyer, medical director at the STRIDE Community Health Center in Aurora, Colo., says she discloses…

There are lessons for COVID in the U.S.’s lingering battle with HIV : Shots

There are parallels between COVID and HIV. Despite effective treatment and prevention tools, preventable deaths continue…

Uterine fibroids often plague Black women. They want less invasive treatments : Shots

From left, Nichole ‘Nykke’ Straws, Abibat Durosimi and Marsha (last name withheld) hold fruit that is…

Colorado braces to become refuge for abortion access : Shots

Colorado Governor Jared Polis, back left, and Colorado Senate Majority Leader Steve Fenberg, back right, listen…

U.S. mental health care needs an overhaul, argues former NIMH director Tom Insel : Shots

For over a decade, psychiatrist and neuroscientist Dr. Thomas Insel headed the National Institute of Mental…

Depression responds to transcranial magnetic stimulation treatment in studies : Shots

Eleanor Cole, Ph.D., demonstrates the treatment on trial participant Deirdre Lehman in May 2019 at the…

Requiring cost estimates for therapy could discourage patients, therapist say : Shots

A new law requires most mental health providers to give patients detailed upfront cost estimates, including…

Roe v. Wade could be reversed, 49 years later, though Americans views are split : Shots

Demonstrators gathered in front of the U.S. Supreme Court as the justices heard arguments in Dobbs…

COVID vaccines can cause minor menstrual cycle changes, researchers find : Shots

Licensed practical nurse Yokasta Castro, of Warwick, R.I., draws a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe.…

Telehealth controversy: Should it be ok to prescribe addiction meds virtually? : Shots

Dennis Gaudet’s home in central Maine is surrounded by fields and woods, and many miles away…