A third of Americans experiencing significant financial stress say they wouldn't contact a doctor if they experienced coronavirus symptoms.
The United States Postal Service plays a vital role in US civic life, one that helped shape American society more than 250 years ago and continues to characterize it today.
Terminally ill patients in nine states and Washington, DC can use telemedicine to get a doctor's approval to hasten their end of life. But family members must mix the lethal drug cocktail themselves.
Dalits have long been ostracized as the 'untouchables' in Indian society. Discrimination and the impact of the coronavirus have only reinforced their status.
Why one city suffers significantly more deaths than another isn't always obvious. A simple experiment shows how failing to consider certain factors can point policy makers in the wrong direction.
Drugs and vaccines to fight the coronavirus are already in clinical trials. It is important to understand the difference between each step in this process as efforts to fight COVID-19 continue.
There are different types of epidemiological models. Those that rely on understanding of how disease spread are most useful now that most states have passed their peak case numbers.
In lower-income countries, 50-day cycles of lockdown with relaxed periods in between could strike a balance between controlling the virus and getting economies running again.
As Australians gear up to protest police violence against Indigenous people, an infectious diseases expert looks at how to manage the risk of COVID-19.
Lockdown is putting more pressure on relationships than ever before. Couples should be able to separate peacefully without apportioning blame.
Women have reported increased drinking at higher levels than men during the coronavirus pandemic. This is likely because their mental health is suffering.
Australia has been identified as a hotspot for emerging diseases, which occurs when human activities collide with a richness of animal species.
Social distancing isn't really compatible with public transport – especially during peak times. So how can we stay safe if we're starting to take public transport again?
A biographer of George Washington says that the father of the country would have no problem wearing the kind of protective gear that President Trump shuns.
Connecting with school staff, community groups, family and friends may look different right now for families of children with disabilities, but some benefits remain.
The uncertainty, stress and isolation of the coronavirus pandemic are the ingredients for a perfect "anxiety stew." Here are some steps you can take to manage your mental health.
In the last two months, children have been encouraged to dive into digital like never before.
Many Native American tribes are reporting high COVID-19 infection rates. State and federal agencies are impeding tribes' efforts to handle the pandemic themselves.
When white parents decide to homeschool, usually it's to provide individualized education to their child. Research shows black parents homeschool for an entirely different reason.
Antibodies that recognize and block SARS-CoV-2 infection have the potential to be powerful weapons. An infectious disease expert explains what antibodies are and how they could be used as a therapy.