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Elizabeth Chuck

Elizabeth Chuck is a reporter for NBC News who focuses on health and mental health, particularly issues that affect women and children.

Elizabeth Chuck is a reporter for NBC News who focuses on health and mental health, particularly issues that affect women and children.

Latest from Elizabeth Chuck

13h ago

Less sugar, less salt: USDA proposes nutrition changes to school meals

The Agriculture Department proposed new nutrition standards for school meals that would impose the first limit on added sugar in school lunches and breakfasts.
18h ago

The end of a pandemic-era boost to SNAP benefits is compounding the burden low-income households already face

A pandemic-era boost to funds that low-income households receive to buy groceries is ending, setting the stage for a potential rise in food insecurity.
5d ago

What is postpartum psychosis? Rare condition is in the spotlight after the killing of three children in Massachusetts

A woman accused of killing her three children has put a spotlight on a rare condition that advocates say is shrouded in shame, often preventing treatment.

Victims of Monterey Park shooting included beloved dance studio manager and longtime regulars

The victims of Saturday’s mass shooting at the Star Ballroom Dance Studio included a beloved manager and many longtime regulars.

California mass shooting suspect found dead after traffic stop

A man the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department described as “possibly” being a suspect in a mass shooting at a Lunar New Year celebration is dead, law enforcement sources said.
21d ago

Second caregiver faces murder charge after disappearance of 4-year-old Oklahoma girl

A second person arrested in connection with the disappearance of a 4-year-old girl in Oklahoma has been charged with murder, authorities said Friday.

Backpack of 6-year-old boy was searched prior to Virginia school shooting after tip about weapon

A school administrator in Newport News, Virginia, was alerted to a possible weapon on a 6-year-old boy on the day a first-grade teacher was shot, but a search of the student's bookbag that morning turned up empty.
32d ago

One NFL player has died on the field. His widow watched Damar Hamlin’s collapse in horror.

Five decades ago, Detroit Lions wide receiver Chuck Hughes, 28, died of a heart attack when a blood clot dislodged after he was tackled.
43d ago

2 children killed and 2 others critically injured in Staten Island house fire, NYC officials say

Two children were killed and two others were critically injured after a house fire Friday morning on Staten Island, New York City officials said.
43d ago

Adnan Syed is hired by Georgetown University to work on prison reform

Adnan Syed, whose murder conviction was tossed after he served 23 years behind bars, has been hired by Georgetown University to work on prison reform.