While many students are learning from home due to the coronavirus, many health experts are worried that they are not getting the same exercise they would receive in schools, where recess and P.E. classes keep kids moving.
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the delivery of all types of health care services in the U.S. and HIV clinics and support programs are no exception.
Telehealth is a bit of American ingenuity that seems to have paid off in the coronavirus pandemic. Now there’s a push to make telemedicine widely available in the future.
Public health officials have released a new strategy that vows to improve data collection of minorities and take steps to address stark inequalities in how the disease is affecting Americans.
Doctors and health care researchers envision telemedicine evolving after the COVID-19 pandemic fades. They see the practice sticking around to replace many in-person visits
Anxiety and apprehension were weighing on Mollie Sanchez in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. That's when she decided to take up a fitness challenge to log 100 miles of walking or biking in 100 days.
With a coronavirus vaccine still months off, companies are rushing to test what may be the next best thing: drugs that deliver antibodies to fight the virus right away, without having to train the immune system to make them.
Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses.
Scientists say it’s possible that mask wearing, school closures and others measures designed to stop spread of the coronavirus may also hamper spread of the virus suspected of causing a rare paralyzing disease.
An experimental blood test was highly accurate at distinguishing people with Alzheimer’s disease from those without it in several studies.
A big study to help Medicare officials decide whether to start covering brain scans to check for Alzheimer’s disease missed its goals for curbing health care costs, calling into question whether the pricey tests are worth it.
What role children play in the coronavirus pandemic is the hot-button question of the summer. “There are still a lot of unanswered questions. That is the biggest challenge,” said Dr. Sonja Rasmussen, a pediatrics professor at the University of Florida.
Desperate to solve the deadly conundrum of COVID-19, the world is clamoring for fast answers and solutions from a research system not built for haste.
If you decide to have an alcoholic drink, limiting yourself to one a day is best. That’s the new advice experts are recommending for the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans.