Saturday's health stories


Erica Pandey
Updated May 14, 2022 - Health

The state of the teen mental health crisis — and how to help

Illustration of a young man walking under a thought bubble shaped raincloud
Illustration: Natalie Peeples/Axios
Herb Scribner
May 13, 2022 - Health

Milk banks see increased demand amid baby formula shortage

Breast milk at the Mountain West Mothers Milk Bank in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Breast milk. Photo: Natalie Behring via Getty Images
Erin Doherty
May 13, 2022 - Health

Some schools bring back masks amid uptick in COVID cases

Students in Isabel Reyes kindergarten class at Stanley Mosk Elementary school wear masks while indoors Friday, March 11, 2022.
Students in a kindergarten class at Stanley Mosk Elementary in Winnetka, CA on March 11. Photo: David Crane/MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images
Herb Scribner
May 13, 2022 - Health

Abbott to provide baby formula flexibility for low-income families

Grocery store shelves where baby formula is stored.
Baby formula on shelves. Photo: Stefani ReynoldsAFP via Getty Images)

Louisiana abortion bill allowing homicide charges against patients stopped for now

Picture of people protesting in favor of abortion access wearing red robes
Handsmaid themed protesters march down Bourbon Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana, on May 25, 2019. Photo: EMILY KASK/AFP via Getty Images

Mayors tackle mental health

Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios
Tina Reed
May 13, 2022 - Health

Businesses face major benefits questions amid Roe uncertainty

Illustration of a contraceptive pill packet shaped like a briefcase.
Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios