Mass General Brigham workers denied COVID-19 vaccine exemptions sue hospital
Several employees at the largest hospital system in Massachusetts say in a lawsuit that they were subjected to discrimination and retaliation in violation of federal law when their requests for medical or religious exemptions from the organization's COVID-19 vaccine mandate were denied.
Kids' mental health crisis is at a critical point, Education Secretary Cardona says
The Education Department wants to revamp mental health access for students and awareness in schools. NPR's Scott Detrow talks to...
I'm vaccinated. Is it OK to sing into a karaoke mic again?
During the pandemic, karaoke was stopped due to fears of viral spread. Is it safe yet to pick up a...
Fentanyl is one reason why the U.S. drug addiction crisis is roaring back
Nationwide deaths related to black market fentanyl pills are rising. Many victims are people who got hooked on pain pills...
The EPA moves to regulate industrial chemicals known by the acronym PFAS
After years of delay, the EPA is moving to regulate industrial chemicals linked to cancer and other health problems. Companies...
Episode 1: Doomed If You Diet, Doomed If You Don’t
The first episode of the podcast "Food, We Need To Talk" begins with the great dilemma: "You're doomed if you diet, doomed if you don't."
Episode 2: Good Food, Bad Food
Even children tend to refer to "good food" and "bad food." The "Food, We Need To Talk" co-hosts break down this idea.