Why Are Children’s Antibiotics So Hard To Find Right Now?
Common antibiotics like penicillin, needed for kids with sickle cell, are becoming scarce, even as the FDA says there isn’t a shortage.
Why Are Gas Stoves Under Fire?
Gas stoves have been a hot topic of debate. A climate reporter answers our burning questions about their use, our health, and the climate.
The Nose Knows When It’s Cold—And It May Get You Sick
Researchers finally discover why upper respiratory infections are so common in winter.
Scientists Reach Breakthrough In Nuclear Fusion
After decades of research, scientists announced they created a reaction that made more energy than they put in.
A Promising New Treatment Emerges For Multiple Myeloma
The experimental new therapy, which showed more than 70% success in trials, could change lives for patients with the incurable blood cancer.
Across The Country, RSV Is Overwhelming Medical Systems
Though they face different challenges, doctors from the Midwest to the mid-Atlantic are wrestling with skyrocketing cases and overflowing medical centers.
What You Should Know About This RSV Surge
A pediatrician answers questions about the common but surprisingly dangerous infection and how it’s treated.
As Anthony Fauci Steps Down, A Look Back At His Storied Career
Science Friday has been interviewing Dr. Fauci since 1994, on topics ranging from COVID, to HIV/AIDS, to allergy research.
Why Contraceptive Failure Rates Matter In A Post-Roe America
According to analysis by KHN and Science Friday, contraception failures can cause hundreds of thousands of unplanned pregnancies each year.
The Quest For New COVID-19 Solutions
A biotech expert shares insights on what’s needed to combat the pandemic, from new antiviral cocktails to pioneering vaccine techniques.