Dec 10, 2020
In the U.S., many aspects of the fight against COVID have been politicized. States' early responses and current situations are judged according to party affiliation. Following this line of reasoning, all blue states should fare better than red states.
Dec 08, 2020
Two methods for containing the spread of coronavirus are herd immunity and lockdowns. Ideally, herd immunity is achieved through vaccinations.
Dec 04, 2020
At the beginning of 2020, food analysts and registered dietitians predicted innovations in food and people's increasing concern about the practices that go into making what's on their plate would lead to improvements.
Dec 01, 2020
Despite improvements, medical school students and healthcare professionals still do not reflect the diversity of their patients. The percentages of acceptees to and graduates from medical school for men and women are almost equal.
Nov 25, 2020
Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM) includes a diverse range of therapies, practices, and products, like acupuncture, chiropractic medicine, and herbal medicine.
Nov 24, 2020
As genetic testing advances, results may predict not just health but personality and intelligence, raising ethical questions.
Nov 19, 2020
As COVID cases continue to rise, the emotional strain is proving too much leading to widespread burnout among healthcare workers.
Nov 17, 2020
When healthcare workers are more empathetic, patients have better outcomes and physicians report it improves their mood. But many factors keep professionals from using an empathetic approach.
Nov 13, 2020
To alleviate some of the mental, physical, and financial strain on healthcare workers and front responders during this time several companies are offering special discounts and perks. Below are some highlights.
Nov 11, 2020
China works to generate goodwill internationally and among its own citizens with much-needed donations as medical gear becomes a new olive branch in the age of 'mask diplomacy.'