Saturday's health stories


Tina Reed
Updated Jun 18, 2022 - Health

Kids under 5 can get COVID vaccines next week after CDC approval

A child is seen with a sign during a demonstration.
Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Protect Their Future

COVID disproportionately hurt renters of color, study says

A rental property in Los Angeles, California on March 15, 2022. Photo: Mario Tama via Getty Images
Herb Scribner
Jun 17, 2022 - Health

White House: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to allow COVID vaccines for kids

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at an event. Photo: Matias J. Ocner/Miami Herald/Tribune News Service via Getty Images
Tina Reed
Jun 17, 2022 - Health

Walgreens gets into the clinical trials business

The Walgreens W on a sign.
Photo: Robert Alexander/Getty Images
Erin Doherty
Updated Jun 17, 2022 - Health

FDA authorizes COVID vaccines for children as young as 6 months

A nurse administers a pediatric dose of the Covid-19 vaccine to a girl at a L.A. Care Health Plan vaccination clinic.
A nurse administers a COVID-19 vaccine to a girl at a L.A. Care Health Plan vaccination clinic on Jan. 19. Photo: Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images

Another Alzheimer's drug disappoints

Illustration of an unraveling yarn in the shape of a brain against a man in silhouette
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios
Shawna Chen
Jun 17, 2022 - Health

Black advocates brace for maternal health disparities if Roe falls

Photo of a sign that says "Stay out of my womb" against the backdrop of a crowd of protesters sitting on a green lawn
Demonstrators rally on a national day of action to call for safe and legal access to abortion in Atlanta, Georgia on May 14, 2022. Photo: Elijah Nouvelage/AFP via Getty Images