NIH launches website for reporting at-home COVID test results

The National Institutes of Health has launched a website MakeMyTestCount.org which allows people to anonymously report the results of any brand of at-home COVID-19 test. The website is a collaboration…

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Do you need to test for COVID before Thanksgiving? A balanced approach to celebrating safely this year

With Americans about to celebrate a third Thanksgiving since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, infectious disease doctors say it may be safe to celebrate with slightly more relaxed rules…

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$3.5M gene therapy for hemophilia gets FDA approval

WASHINGTON — U.S. health regulators on Tuesday approved the first gene therapy for hemophilia, a $3.5 million one-time treatment for the blood-clotting disorder. The Food and Drug Administration cleared Hemgenix,…

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US renews push for COVID boosters as data show they protect

Americans who got the updated COVID-19 booster shots are better protected against symptomatic infection than those who haven’t — at least for now, U.S. health officials said Tuesday. Updated boosters…

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UN climate boss settles for no cuts on emissions

New United Nations climate chief Simon Stiell in an interview with The Associated Press acknowledges the world didn’t do anything additional to address climate change at the COP27 climate summit this year

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 27-Dec. 3

Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Nov. 27-Dec. 3 include rock singer Ozzy Osbourne, actor Lucy Liu and actor-singer Bette Midler

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Taylor Swift angry for fans in Ticketmaster meltdown

Swifties, your girl has spoke on the Ticketmaster meltdown

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New measures for size, as world’s people surpass 8 billion

What is bigger: A ronna or a quetta

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Leno has surgery for burns from car fire, in good condition

Jay Leno remained hospitalized after suffering burns last weekend

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