Thursday's health stories


Herb Scribner
Jun 23, 2022 - Health

WHO considers declaring monkeypox outbreak a "global emergency"

lood test vials and a syringe.
Blood test vials and a syringe. Photo: Nikos Pekiaridis/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Herb Scribner
Jun 23, 2022 - Health

Americans can't stop searching "How to stop vaping"

A man smokes an electronic cigarette. On Thursday, June 02, 2022, in Krakow, Poland.
A man smokes an electronic cigarette. Photo: Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Axios Explains: Abortion

Red states crack down on abortion pills

Tina Reed
Jun 23, 2022 - Health

Female scientists less likely to get research credit

Photo: Lynne Cameron/PA Images via Getty Images
Herb Scribner
Jun 23, 2022 - Health

FDA orders Juul e-cigarettes off U.S. market

Packages of Juul mint flavored e-cigarettes are displayed at San Rafael Smokeshop on November 07, 2019 in San Rafael, California.
Packages of Juul mint flavored e-cigarettes. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Proposed insulin price cap poses test for Dems

Photo: Joan Slatkin/UCG/Universal Images Group via Getty Images
Arielle Dreher
Jun 23, 2022 - Health

FDA may toss Juul e-cigs from store shelves

Illustration of a juul device forming a "no" symbol with a cloud of vapor around it
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

U.S. expands monkeypox testing in bid to better track scope of outbreak

Photo of a gloved hand holding a vial
A suspected monkeypox sample at the microbiology laboratory of La Paz Hospital in Madrid last month. Photo: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez via Getty Images
Herb Scribner
Jun 22, 2022 - Health

Polio virus found in London sewage samples

 community health worker shows a vial of an oral polio vaccine.
A community health worker shows a vial of an oral polio vaccine. Photo: Ezra Acayan/Getty Images

House report critiques Trump administration's COVID response

Former White House coronavirus adviser Scott Atlas speaks at a press conference in September 2020 as former President Trump looks on.
Former White House coronavirus adviser Scott Atlas speaks at a Sept. 2020 press conference as former President Trump looks on. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images
Tina Reed
Jun 22, 2022 - Health

America has a sleep problem

Kelly Tyko
Updated Jun 22, 2022 - Health

Where to get COVID vaccine appointments for children under 5

Child gets COVID vaccine
Young Americans are eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Photo: Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images
Tina Reed
Jun 22, 2022 - Health

Biden administration wants to take the buzz out of cigarettes

Illustration of a pack of cigarettes as a downward trending bar chart.
Illustration: Allie Carl/Axios
Erica Pandey
Jun 22, 2022 - Health

The power of tea

Illustration of a tea cup with bubbles and a lemon slice creating a smiley face
Illustration: Natalie Peeples/Axios