CDC: New COVID Strain May Dominate U.S. by March
CDC modeling indicates the variant could account for a majority of COVID cases in the U.S. in March, peaking at around 80,000 cases a day in late...
Ongoing Coverage: COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation
WebMD is providing ongoing coverage about misinformation and myths around the COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID Vaccinations Slowest in Hardest Hit States
The U.S. government’s race to beat back the pandemic with vaccines — dubbed Operation Warp Speed -- has faltered in its last phase: Getting badly...
Why COVID Vaccines are Falsely Linked to Infertility
There’s no evidence that the new vaccines against COVID-19 cause infertility, yet that’s a worry that’s been cited by some health care workers as a...
Most Wuhan COVID Survivors Still Have Health Issues
The study from China involved more than 1,700 patients first diagnosed with the virus in Wuhan between January and May, and then followed to June...
Ankylosing Spondylitis: The Long Hunt for a Right Diagnosis
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a rare type of arthritis in the spine whose main symptom -- back pain -- is a common, everyday complaint. That’s...
COVID Stressing the Nation’s Stress Therapy System
The nation’s mental health system is stressed and strained amid the increased need that COVID-19 continues to create. And that help is also harder...
The Link Between Gut Health and Breast Cancer
The tens of trillions of microorganisms living and working in your gut -- called your microbiome -- may hold clues to preventing, treating, and...
Children’s Hospitals Grapple With Wave of Mental Illness
The disruption to daily life caused by the pandemic has increased the number of children seeking mental health care, further straining a system...
COVID Vaccinations Lag as Virus Rages
As of January 4, the CDC reports just 4.5 million people—mostly healthcare workers and residents of long term care facilities—have gotten their...
Healthier 2021: Laura's Ready to Make Some Changes
Since the pandemic, I’ve been out of control -- I need a reboot. I want to start eating healthier and feeling better about myself.
U.S. Hits 20 Million Cases as COVID Variant Spreads
Along with the case county, more than 346,000 Americans have now died of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. That is 77% more...