With demand for COVID-19 vaccines outpacing the supplies, a frustrated public wants to know: How can we get more right away? The problem: “It’s not like adding more water to the soup,” said vaccine specialist Maria Elena Bottazzi of Baylor College of Medicine.
It is important that parents, family members and children are aware of the precautions and best steps to take when encountering a snake.
Nearly three months after Kelsey Townsend gave birth to her fourth child, the 32-year-old Wisconsin woman was finally face to face with her.
Does wearing two masks provide more protection? It depends, but it’s possible that doubling up could help in some situations.
For EMTs Thomas Hoang and Joshua Hammond, the coronavirus is constantly close. COVID-19 has become their biggest fear during their 24-hour shifts.
When COVID-19 first swarmed the United States, one health insurer called some customers with a question: Do you have enough to eat?
Two large studies give a much sharper picture of which inherited mutations raise the risk of breast cancer for women without a family history of the disease, and how common these flawed genes are in the general population.
Tens of thousands of Americans have volunteered to test COVID-19 vaccines, but only about half of them got the real thing during trials. Now, with the first vaccine rollouts, experts are debating what to do about the half that got a dummy shot.
Questions are multiplying as fast as new variants of the coronavirus. Scientists say there is reason for concern and more to learn but that the new variants should not cause alarm.
The COVID-19 pandemic has helped revive the autopsy. At hospital morgues, pathologists were busily dissecting the disease’s first victims — and finding some answers.
Global Response Management is a nonprofit that is attempting to go beyond mere crisis response and build a system to make it easier to track the health of migrants along their journey from Central America to the U.S. border.
Eileen Nagle sees her family in video chats and drive-by visits, but that hasn’t made up for the lack of warm hugs since the pandemic led her nursing home to shut its doors to visitors. Enter Zeus, a bichon frise that brings comfort to patients.
For one Idaho family, seeing their son struggle with a rare COVID-19 reaction has reinforced their stance on abiding by coronavirus safety measures, including wearing masks.
Across the United States, state and local public health officials have found themselves at the center of a political storm as they combat the worst pandemic in a century.
COVID-19 vaccines have begun shipping in the U.S. The first wave of shipments is going to health care workers and nursing home residents. Officials say vaccines should be available to everyone by the middle of next year.
Living with prediabetes or diabetes can sometimes result in wondering what to do with food at gatherings around this time of year. Should you enjoy in bliss or restrict yourself? Well, it can be a happy balance between these options.
A company has started selling the first blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, a leap for the field that could make it much easier for people to learn whether they have dementia.
People with heart failure who eat a diet high in foods that cause inflammation are twice as likely to end up in the hospital or die as those who eat foods known to reduce inflammation, new research shows.