Coronavirus cases have risen sharply across the Mountain West, Midwest and plains. Over 70% of nonmetropolitan counties are now "red zones," suggesting viral spread is out of control.
Who knew that black licorice had a dark side? A scientist explains when this treat becomes a threat.
Over the approaching holidays, people around the world will want to travel to see friends and family. Getting tested for the coronavirus can make this safer, but testing alone is not a perfect answer.
Living near oil and gas production can affect mental health, driving stress and feelings of depression.
Social distancing can get tougher in the fall and winter. These simple steps can help keep you and your loved ones healthy.
Universities have seen widespread COVID-19 outbreaks this fall. Now students are preparing to travel for the holiday, and public health officials are worried.
Man-made chemical disrupt the activities of most human genes. What effect does this have on human health and how should regulators respond?
Heart disease, cancer and diabetes all cause weaker hand grip strength.
A new study is the first to identify sex differences in inflammation and immune cell activation in response to SARS-CoV-2 infection, which causes COVID-19.
States have been experimenting with more targeted approaches to slow the coronavirus's spread. Two strategies stand out.
The outdoors is less risky than an enclosed room, but it isn't a COVID-19-free zone. Here's what you need to know.
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed gaps in the health-care system that leave those without identification documents vulnerable.
Experiments in college classrooms show how tiny respiratory droplets known as aerosols can spread, even with good ventilation. The risk isn't the same in every seat.
Health surveillance assistants provide services in village clinics, mainly by assessing signs and symptoms in sick children. An electronic community case management app could make their job easier.
The Trump administration wants to go it alone when it comes to vaccine development and distribution. What does this mean for the U.S. and the world?
To understand the risks of wildfire smoke, it helps to understand the chemicals people are breathing.
Antibodies are great for neutralizing viruses. But they are big and bulky. Antibody engineers are now creating smaller synthetic antibody-like molecules that may be better for fighting COVID-19.
The Global Gag Rule transcends abortion and exacerbates weaknesses and vulnerabilities of the Kenyan health system.
A pediatrician answers parents' questions about catching up on missed childhood vaccinations and why that's so important.
As policymakers weigh financial aid for the airline industry, they have an opportunity to help make the US organ transplantation system more equitable at the same time.