covid 19

Why Daylight Saving Time Is Unhealthy – a Neurologist Explains

Moving our clocks ahead each March is connected with serious negative health effects

It Feels Surreal When Covid Hits — but It’s Very Real

What it was like to have Covid-19 with Crohn’s and three young children

Navigating Obesity and Stress Two Years Into the Covid-19 Pandemic

Watch this video with Dr. Chao to learn information on how to manage your stress, manage your weight and prioritize your mental health.

How Becoming My Husband’s Caregiver in My 30s Changed My Life

We used to have big plans — now we focus on just getting through each day

Despite Its Disastrous Effects, Covid-19 Offers Some Gifts to Medicine — an Immunology Expert Explains What It Can Teach Us About Autoimmune Disease

Patients with severe Covid-19 infections have symptoms that are similar to autoimmune disorder symptoms, such as blood vessel inflammation, rashes and organ damage

Heading Into the Third Year of the Pandemic, the US Blood Supply Is at a 10-Year Low

In January 2022, the American Red Cross declared its first-ever national blood crisis

Ready for Another Pandemic Malady? It’s Called ‘Decision Fatigue’

Faced with a stream of difficult choices about health and safety during a global pandemic, we may experience a unique kind of burnout that could deeply affect our brains and our mental health

15 Minutes With Dr. Leana Wen

The accomplished doctor weighs in on the possible future of the pandemic and the importance of public health

What Is the Best Mask for COVID-19? A Mechanical Engineer Explains the Science After 2 Years of Testing Masks in His Lab

If your cloth mask is comfy and light and feels like you are wearing nothing at all, it probably isn’t doing much to keep you and others safe from the coronavirus

How mRNA and DNA Vaccines Could Soon Treat Cancers, HIV, Autoimmune Disorders and Genetic Diseases

The idea of using genetic material to produce an immune response has opened up a world of research and potential medical uses far out of reach of traditional vaccines

How the Pandemic’s Unequal Toll on People of Color Underlines US Health Inequities – and Why Solving Them Is so Critical

Racial and ethnic minorities have borne significantly higher risks of Covid-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths than white people

The Truth About Vaccines

There’s a lot of vaccine misinformation out there, but the truth is that vaccines are safe and effective — and they save lives

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