Los niños no parecen enfermar de manera severa con el coronavirus. ¿Entonces por qué se cierran tantas escuelas?
Schools are closed, houses of worship have suspended services, and many restaurants are down to delivery only. Must we also stop exercising? Two exercise physiologists explain what's safe.
Sexual health experts say it's a misconception that the cervix is insensitive, which can have implications for some medical procedures.
Studies have shown that some people touch their faces as often as 23 times an hour. Some studies have also shown that face-touching spreads germs, such as the coronavirus. Here are some ways to stop.
There are plenty of ways to keep your mind and body active and healthy during the outbreak.
The human spirit is tested during difficult times, but a scholar already has found examples of how people found ways to support one another in China. Other countries have shown similar resilience.
Hope can be acquired. How? Here are some suggestions from an expert.
The coronavirus, like many infectious diseases, can live and spread on inanimate objects in the world around us. An epidemiologist explains how and gives some advice on how to minimize the risk.
The so-called 'Spanish flu' didn't actually come from Spain. What else do people often misunderstand about this famous crisis?
Trump called coronavirus a hoax, and he dragged his feet in addressing it. But the US health care system was ill-equipped from the start to deal with such a crisis. The pandemic shows the flaws.
How do you know whether you might have COVID-19? A professor of medicine and immunology explains.
St. Patrick's Day is typically a day of drinking and revelry, if not reverence for Ireland's patron saint. In this year's subdued celebration environment, a biochemist suggests thanking our livers.
It took decades for scientists to recognize HIV/AIDS as a new disease, and years longer to mobilize an effective response with broad public support. Will the US do better against novel coronavirus?
With no vaccines or treatments, the fight against coronavirus comes down to this behavioral technique. A physician explains how it works.
The millions of US children whose parents can't always afford enough nutritious food for their families get about a quarter of their calories from what they eat at school.
Many of these new diseases cross over, jumping from wild animals to people.
Many homeless people already have compromised immune systems. They are targets -- and conduits -- for COVID-19.
So far, children have not been as sickened by the coronavirus as adults. So why do officials talk about closing schools? And what does this mean for you as a parent? A public health expert explains.
A molecular biologist explains who should get tested, how the tests work and what the US government is doing to make tests available during a rapidly changing crisis.
The US blood supply chain is often fragile, but the coronavirus could make it more so. An expert explains.
The decline in US birth weight is somewhat of a puzzle for public health researchers.
Rural African American families typically have more disadvantages than those living in urban areas. But high-tech options can help.
As the novel coronavirus spreads, an expert offers ways the elderly can stay safe while staying connected.
From the neighborhood to the newsroom to the White House, nobody stays silent during a health emergency. These terms are often mixed up, and it matters who is using them and when.
Initial data from the outbreak in China did not reveal as much information as scientists needed to assess the epidemic. Now, more accurate data suggest an epidemic worse than some previously thought.