People Of Color Don’t Get Monoclonal Antibodies As Often As Their White Counterparts, According To A New Analysis
When it comes to treatment with monoclonal antibodies, a CDC report finds that some people with COVID are less likely to get them than others.
The app claims to rely on science and psychology to help you lose weight. But it may not be that different from any other deprivation diet.
Will a light alarm clock actually help you rise and shine? Here’s what products to look for and how to use them to go to sleep and wake up more easily, according to experts.
“People Aren’t Going To Realize It Until They Call 911 And No One Comes”: How Omicron Could Push Hospitals Over The Edge
The cruel irony is that what appears to be the mildest widespread variant of the coronavirus is the one that risks pushing the US hospital system to the brink.
We Asked Experts To Tell Us The Most Important Things To Know About Kids And COVID Because Honestly, It’s Confusing
Here’s what to know right now about protecting children from COVID-19, how dangerous it is for them, and the real risk of long COVID in kids.
“Pediatric hospitalizations are at the highest rate compared to any prior point in the pandemic,” the CDC’s director warned.
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Anthony Fauci says the CDC is aware of recent pushback to its changes to isolation guidelines and may soon alter them.
Every day, decisions are being made based on rapid COVID tests. How common are false negatives, and can you trust the results?
“This spreads so fast that if you look at what's going on today, it's actually already happened 10 to 14 days ago,” one expert said.
“The capacity for superspreading events is really extraordinary,” one expert said.
The FDA has permanently lifted a restriction on the mailing of abortion pills. Here’s what that means for the changing rules on abortion access.
New York City's New Overdose Prevention Centers Have Already Saved Lives. The Biden Administration Should Get On Board.
We are New York district attorneys and health officials. Here’s why New York City is opening sites for people to safely use drugs.
“What makes me most uncomfortable and concerned is that the loss of this much life was preventable.”
Sure, not everyone is great in an emergency. But here’s how not to be a total Carrie. Caution, spoilers ahead, although everyone is talking about this right now, TBH.
Vaccine hoarding by rich countries is a big problem. And it’s not the only obstacle to getting shots into arms across the African continent.
Here’s How Instagram Fails To Protect People At Risk For Eating Disorders From Pro-Anorexia Messaging
Instagram is still recommending pro-anorexia content to vulnerable users. But a new report shows its failure to protect users at risk of disordered eating is about more than just the algorithm.
“The data suggests this is a more transmissible virus with significant degrees of immune escape, that is going to render the vaccines less effective,” said one expert.
The Omicron variant is creating — again — a lot of pandemic uncertainty. Here are some expert tips on how to cope with anxiety.
"The individual, who was fully vaccinated and had mild symptoms that are improving, is self-quarantining and has been since testing positive," according to the CDC.
Don’t panic. But be cautious. We’ll know more in a couple of weeks.
Here’s how COVID pills from Merck and Pfizer work, and how and when you might be able to take them once they become available.
“The question is: When will it end?” one expert asked.
The declines were most prominent for white people, women, and middle-aged adults.
Atlantic City Wants To Close Its Needle Exchange And Here’s Why Opponents Say That’s A Terrible Idea
“Anyone who thinks people will just stop using if they close the exchange is crazy,” said one needle exchange client. “That’s not how it works.”
The dose for younger children is one-third the size for adults and is more than 90% effective at preventing symptomatic infections.
All people 16 and older are now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot, with a Pfizer booster now recommended for those 12 and older. Here’s what you need to know about mix-and-match vaccines, boosters, and more.
Elisabeth Bik calls out bad science for a living. A feud with one of the world’s loudest hydroxychloroquine crusaders shows that it can carry a high price.
Medical experts say this parasite-fighting drug shouldn’t be used to prevent or treat COVID-19. Here are the side effects and signs of toxicity you should know about.
For the first time in over two years, runners crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon. Here are some of our favorite photos.