Latest Ohio derailment poses no public risk, officials say

Authorities in Ohio say there is no indication of any risk to public health from the derailment of a Norfolk Southern cargo train between Dayton and Columbus, the second derailment of a company train in the state in a month.

Coronavirus origins still a mystery 3 years into pandemic

A crucial question has eluded governments and health agencies around the world since the COVID-19 pandemic began: Did the virus originate in animals or leak from a Chinese lab?

No cow needed: Oat and soy can be called milk, FDA proposes

Soy, oat, almond and other drinks that bill themselves as “milk” can keep using the name, according to draft federal rules released Wednesday.

Coronavirus Files: Long COVID flies under the radar in many communities; Moderna pledges free vaccines

Moderna’s COVID vaccine grew out of a longstanding collaboration with the U.S. National Institutes of Health, and the government granted the company nearly $2 billion to develop the shot.

Air Pollution Speeds Bone Loss from Osteoporosis: Large Study

Elevated levels of air pollutants are associated with bone damage among postmenopausal women, according to new research led by scientists at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.