August 15, 2020

Raising a Newborn When Your Office Is an ER

Dr. Rajiv Bahl talks about having a newborn at home when working on the COVID-19 front lines. Share on PinterestDr. Rajiv Bahl and his wife, Lauren […]
August 14, 2020

People Caring for Grandchildren Face High Risks During COVID-19 Pandemic

Share on PinterestAdults caring for grandchildren can face difficult choices amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Getty Images Older adults caring for grandchildren may face high risks during […]
August 14, 2020

How Obesity and Other Conditions Could Hinder the Effectiveness of a COVID-19 Vaccine

Share on PinterestExperts say obesity and other conditions can produce inflammation that may hinder a vaccine’s ability to battle a virus. Getty Images Researchers say high […]
August 14, 2020

What’s the Risk of Attending a Public Gathering in Your County? New COVID-19 Tracker Can Help

Share on PinterestThe COVID-19 Event Risk Assessment Planning Tool produces risk estimates based on the size of a gathering and what county it’s located in. Getty […]
August 13, 2020

A Physician on the Front Lines Talks About Treating Patients and Getting COVID-19

Share on PinterestA critical care physician talks about his experience treating patients for COVID-19. Photo via Dr Raj Dasgupta Dr. Raj Dasgupta, a pulmonary critical care […]
August 13, 2020

Why the Heart Attack Death Rate Has Doubled During COVID-19

Share on PinterestExperts say people aren’t going to the hospital when they have symptoms of a heart attack due to fears of contracting the novel coronavirus. […]
August 13, 2020

Michelle Obama Talks ‘Low-Grade Depression’ During the Pandemic

Share on PinterestMichelle Obama talked about her mental health on her new podcast. Getty Images Michelle Obama recently revealed on her podcast that she’s dealing with […]
August 13, 2020

Kids’ Vaccination Rates Have Plummeted — Here’s What That Means for the Fall

Share on PinterestChildhood vaccination rates have plummeted in the United States. Getty Images As kids in many states head back to school, doctors warn that potential […]
August 12, 2020

Why Dementia Risk Is Declining and What That Means for the Future

Share on PinterestResearchers say the incidence rate of dementia has decreased by 13 percent since 1988, most likely due to better health education and changes in […]
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