Health Highlights: June 27, 2022​

Ob/gyns calls bans on abortion devastating for women’s health. The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn a woman’s right to have the procedure marks a “very dark day in health care” that will leave patients at risk and doctors afraid to act, said leaders of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Read more

Court rules that Juul can continue to sell e-cigarettes for now. The Friday ruling came in response to the company seeking a temporary emergency hold while it appeals a ban of its products issued last week by the FDA. Read more

Muting your phone may cause more stress, not less. A new study finds many folks check their phones more when they’re set to mute or vibrate than when they beep and ring. “FOMO,” a fear of missing out, may be to blame. Read more

New Pfizer vaccines appear to fight Omicron variants. The company’s new data will be scrutinized b y the FDA this week as advisers meet Tuesday to debate changing existing vaccines. Read more

WHO says monkeypox not a global health emergency. There’s concern over the viral illness’ spread to previously unaffected countries, but for now monkeypox should be closely monitored, the agency said. Read more