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Food allergies complicate hungry Americans' search for meals

SACRAMENTO, California – When Emily Brown, a Kansas City mother, couldn’t find foods that her 2-year-old with multiple food allergies could eat at a local food pantry, she mustered up the co...

Experts see strides on AIDS, but COVID-19 halted progress

NEW YORK– Some researchers believe COVID-19 has derailed the fight against HIV, siphoning away health workers and other resources and setting back a U.S. campaign to decimate the AIDS epidem...

Colorado vaccine bus rolls into Bayfield

Mobile program distributes thousands of doses statewide

U.S. officials: Anxiety drove vaccine reactions in 5 states

NEW YORK – It was anxiety – and not a problem with the shots – that caused fainting, dizziness and other short-term reactions in dozens of people at coronavirus vaccine clinics in five state...

Pfizer, BioNTech seek EU’s OK to use COVID vaccine on kids

LONDON – Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech have submitted a request to the European drug regulator for the approval of their coronavirus vaccine to be extended to include children 12 to 15 years old,...

AP analysis: The expected COVID baby boom may be a baby bust

Births have fallen dramatically in many states

CDC says many Americans can now go outside without a mask

NEW YORK – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its guidelines Tuesday on the wearing of masks outdoors, saying fully vaccinated Americans don’t need to cover their faces any...

U.S. lifts barriers to prescribing addiction treatment drug

The Biden administration is easing decades-old requirements that made it difficult for doctors to treat opioid addiction using medication. New guidelines announced Tuesday mean do...

COVID-19 treatment has improved, but many wish for an easy pill

If Priscila Medina had gotten COVID-19 a year ago, she would have had no treatments proven safe and effective to try. But when the 30-year-old nurse arrived at a Long Island hospital last mo...

New garden takes root in Bayfield with focus on healthy ingredients, food security

Students learn about produce production to help others

La Plata County fire districts explore virtual reality

Study tests whether new technology improves skills

U.S. to resume J&J COVID vaccinations despite rare clot risk

U.S. health officials lifted an 11-day pause on COVID-19 vaccinations using Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose shot on Friday, after scientific advisers decided its benefits outweigh a rare ris...