Many studies say American youth are in crisis, facing unprecedented mental health challenges that are burdening teen girls in particular.
The first openly gay person to lead the American Medical Association takes the reins at a fractious time for U.S. health care.
Missouri’s attorney general says he will issue an emergency regulation that at least temporarily puts strict limits on transgender medical treatment for youth.
A closely watched court case involves the drug mifepristone, which can end a pregnancy when taken alone or in combination with another drug.
Lawmakers often cite concerns about young people regretting irreversible body-altering transgender medical treatment, but studies suggest regret is uncommon.
In the latest effort to limit abortion access, opponents of the procedure are seeking to ban one of the two drugs used in medication abortions.
Pennsylvania Democratic Senator John Fetterman is seeking treatment for severe depression months after having a stroke.
The pandemic took a harsh toll on U.S. teen girls’ mental health, with almost 60% reporting feelings of persistent sadness or hopelessness.
Celebrities and regular folk are plunging into frigid water for their social media feeds, but the science on the stated benefits is lukewarm.
A devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria has raised questions about how long people can survive in the rubble.