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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Japan steps up push to get public buy-in to digital IDs

Japan has stepped up its push to catch up on digitization by telling a reluctant public they have to sign on or possibly lose access to their public health insurance

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FDA pushes to remove pregnancy drug, company pushes back

WASHINGTON — The maker of the only U.S. drug intended to prevent premature births is making a last-ditch effort this week to keep its medication on the market, even as…

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Biden pushes efforts to end cancer on 60th anniversary of JFK’s ‘moonshot’ speech

On the 60th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s famous moonshot speech, President Joe Biden on Monday is set out to lay out his new plan for a new “American…

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Sanders pushes back on ‘Republicans squawking’ over Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday pushed back on Republicans who called President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan unfair — with Sanders arguing the GOP turned a blind eye to…

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Panel: Trump staffers pushed unproven COVID treatment at FDA

WASHINGTON — Officials in the Trump White House tried to pressure U.S. health experts into reauthorizing a discredited COVID-19 treatment, according to a congressional investigation that provides new evidence of…

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