Why urgent care centers are popping up everywhere

New York CNN – If you’re driving through a busy suburban mall or walking down a street in a major city, chances are you won’t go long without discovering Concentra, MedExpress, CityMD, or another urgent care center. Demand has skyrocketed at urgent care sites during the Covid-19 pandemic as people search for tests and treatments. … Read more

Opinion: Women should not die of cervical cancer

Editor’s note: Dr. Eloise Chapman-Davis is the Director of Gynecologic Oncology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr.. Dennis Howard is Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brooklyn Methodist New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Vice Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medicine. The opinions expressed in this comment are their own. … Read more

Low rates of childhood immunization are a major concern. Our medical analyst explains why

CNN – A new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows low vaccination rates for measles, polio, diphtheria and other diseases among US children. The rate of required vaccinations among kindergarten students decreased from 95% to approximately 94% during the 2020-21 school year. And it fell further – to 93% – … Read more

Aging can be reversed in mice. Do people then?

CNN – In Boston labs, old, blind mice have regained their sight, developed smarter, younger-looking brains, and built healthier muscle tissue and kidneys. On the flip side, young mice age prematurely, with devastating results for nearly every tissue in their bodies. Experiments show that aging is a said anti-aging expert David Sinclair, professor of genetics … Read more