July 16, 2020

Rheumatoid Arthritis Flare-Ups May Be Predictable up to a Week in Advance

Share on PinterestResearchers say the presence of “PRIME cells” in a person’s bloodstream may indicate up to a week in advance when a rheumatoid arthritis flare-up […]
July 16, 2020

It’s Too Early to Know If Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Will Work After Initial Tests

Share on PinterestResults of a COVID-19 vaccine trial were released this week. Getty Images A phase I trial showed that a COVID-19 candidate vaccine induced an […]
July 16, 2020

Smoking Puts 1 in 3 Young Adults at High Risk for Severe COVID-19

Share on PinterestIt’s not just older adults at risk for a serious case of COVID-19. Getty Images At the start of the pandemic, it seemed like […]
July 15, 2020

We’re Nowhere Near Herd Immunity with COVID-19, Experts Say

Share on PinterestExperts say herd immunity is a long ways off for COVID-19, so behaviors such as mask-wearing and maintaining physical distance are still the best […]
July 15, 2020

Hospitals Put to Test as COVID-19 Strains ICUs

Share on PinterestTexas hospitals are running out of space as COVID-19 spreads. Getty Images Texas has seen a spike in cases that has reduced ICU bed […]
July 15, 2020

Here’s What It Will Take to Normalize Wearing Masks in America

Share on PinterestExperts say consistent messaging from community and political leaders as well as continued public education about COVID-19 are key factors in the effort to […]
July 15, 2020

How a Mask Fits Can Be as Important as What It’s Made Of

Share on PinterestExperts say how tightly a mask fits around your face is probably more important than the material used to make the mask. Getty Images […]
July 15, 2020

Natural Disasters Won’t Stop Just Because There’s a Pandemic: How We Can Be Prepared

Share on PinterestTropical storms and hurricanes won’t stop just because there’s a pandemic. Getty Images As if COVID-19 wasn’t enough, the United States will still face […]
July 14, 2020

How to Create Your ‘Social Bubble’ and Interact Safely This Summer

Share on PinterestInteracting with others by embracing social bubbles is one way you can get your social fix more safely this summer. Getty Images Social bubbles […]
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