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Prescribing Adolescents Multiple Psychiatric Drugs Now the Norm, Particularly in BIPOC Communities

By Stacy M. Brown, Senior National Correspondent, NNPA Newswire The current trend of polypharmacy – the simultaneous use of multiple drugs by a single patient...

COVID in California: Doctors, Researchers Say Virus Will Be around for Foreseeable Future

By Manny Otiko, California Black Media The COVID-19 virus was discovered in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. To date, over 90 million cases have been...

EXPLAINER: Should you get a new COVID booster? If so, when?

By Lauren Neergaard, Associated Press John Wherry will wait until later in the fall to consider getting an updated COVID-19 booster. The University of Pennsylvania...

EXPLAINER: Mississippi capital’s water woes are extensive

By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press Mississippi's capital city is struggling with the near collapse of its water system, prompting emergency declarations from President Joe...

California won’t expand teen vaccines without parental OK

By Don Thompson, Associated Press California won't allow teens age 15 and up to be vaccinated against the coronavirus without their parents' consent. State Sen. Scott...