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CVS will stop filling Cerebral and Done Health ADHD med prescriptions

NY State is giving out hundreds of robots as companions for the elderly

New partnership links positive COVID-19 cases to antivirals — for a price

Researchers are using Google’s app to study the effect of phones on mental health

Under-five COVID-19 vaccines near finish line

Telehealth startup Cerebral halts controlled substance prescriptions

How fears of electromagnetic radiation spawned a snake-oil industry

The products target people who think they have electromagnetic hypersensitivity

Google hires former FDA digital health leader

FDA: fluvoxamine doesn’t treat COVID-19 — and here’s 27 pages why

SIDS study shows the risks of science hype

Google relaxes ban on stem cell therapy ads

Telehealth startup Cerebral under investigation over prescriptions for controlled substances

A pig virus may have contributed to the death of first pig heart transplant patient

Cycle-tracking apps stand behind their privacy policies as Roe teeters

The looming demise of Roe ties healthcare even more firmly to employers

What does the future of abortion look like?

Mental health app privacy language opens up holes for user data

Amazon-owned PillPack settles DOJ insulin lawsuit for $6 million

Mental health apps have terrible privacy protections, report finds

A VR company is using an artificial patient group to test its chronic pain treatment

A warming world gives viruses more chances to hitchhike from species to species

How Moon Knight plays into Hollywood’s obsession with dissociative identity disorder

Hollywood obsession with DID is bigger than Moon Knight

Wearables are too expensive for groups underrepresented in medical research

Go read this report about the virtual doctors at an NFT clinic who can’t legally give medical advice

Research on COVID-detecting smartwatches still hasn’t panned out

Go read this STAT investigation into the risk of elder abuse in psychedelic therapy

FDA warns that some prenatal blood tests could have false results

CDC launches new infectious disease forecasting center

Ancestry will tell you which genetics came from which parent

Apple plans to add features to the iPhone health app this year

Fitbit gets FDA clearance for passive heart rhythm monitoring

The US is trying to fix medical devices’ big cybersecurity problem