Latest by Mike Stobbe

Published on August 11, 2020 - Page 9
NEW YORK — Health experts once thought 2020 might be the worst year yet for a rare paralyzing disease that has been hitting U.S. children for the...
Published on June 27, 2020 - Page 7
NEW YORK — Take the stairs, not the elevator, down from your hotel room. Encourage people to bring their own food and drinks to your cookout. Use...
Published on June 22, 2020 - Page 8
What’s all this talk about a “second wave” of U.S. coronavirus cases? In The Wall Street Journal last week, Vice President Mike Pence wrote in a...
Published on June 9, 2020 - Page 9
NEW YORK — Protests erupting across the nation over the past weeks are threatening to upend efforts by health officials to track and contain the...
Published on April 9, 2020 - Page 4
NEW YORK — As health officials around the world push to get more ventilators to treat coronavirus patients, some doctors are moving away from using...
Published on April 2, 2020 - Page 4
NEW YORK — Scientists offered more evidence Wednesday that the coronavirus is spread by seemingly healthy people who show no clear symptoms, and the...
Published on February 27, 2020 - Page 6
NEW YORK — About 4 in 10 American adults are obese, and nearly 1 in 10 is severely so, government researchers said Thursday. The Centers for Disease...
Published on February 15, 2020 - Page 12
NEW YORK — A second wave of flu is hitting the U.S., turning this into one of the nastiest seasons for children in a decade. The number of child...
Published on February 11, 2020 - Page 8
NEW YORK — U.S. health officials estimate that millions of cases of heart disease and other illnesses are linked to abuse and other physical and...
Published on January 30, 2020 - Page 5
NEW YORK — Life expectancy in the United States is up for the first time in four years. The increase is small —just a month — but marks at least a...