Nursing homes and long term care in Canada are predominantly staffed by immigrant women, migrants and refugees — mostly women of colour.
Over the first 100 days of the pandemic, countries that quickly implemented strong policies successfully lowered their death rates faster. There were also some surprises in the successes and failures.
Research has yet to support the theory that cash can spread the coronavirus.
It's hard to eat while wearing a face mask, and social distancing isn't easy in restaurants' normally tight quarters. An infectious disease expert offers some tips on what to look for to stay safe.
With online learning and social distancing, kids are spending more time staring at screens and less time outdoors. That can put them at higher risk of myopia and serious eye problems in the future.
COVID-19 patients are spending weeks in intensive care units, isolated and alone, knowing they have a disease that doctors don't fully understand. It's a recipe for post-traumatic stress disorder.
Should I wear a mask and gloves in the grocery story? Sanitize my food? A food virologist takes on the top questions people are asking as they shop for food amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Tens of millions of Americans who have been telecommuting during the pandemic may have to head back to the office as governors lift stay-at-home orders. Here's what you can do if you'd rather not.
The coronavirus crisis has given experts and specialists worldwide a lot of power. As countries like New Zealand begin to recover, we need to question that power more than ever.
Researchers from New York University are designing AI algorithms to help predict COVID-19 outcomes.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, missteps in transitioning the incarcerated back to their communities places this already vulnerable populace at greater risk of getting and transmitting the virus.
Delaying medical care comes at a cost, both human and financial. The patients some emergency rooms have been seeing are a lot sicker and more likely to need hospitalization.
Getting a good night's sleep during COVID-19 confinement can be challenging, but there are ways to get enough shut-eye.
What is a state's balance of payments, and why do some pay so much more? An author of a report at the heart of debates over which states should get coronavirus relief funds breaks it down.
During this unsettling time, global leaders have assured children and adults alike that the tooth fairy, free from the risk of infection, is indeed an essential worker.
Vaccine development is usually a long process. The coronavirus pandemic is forcing researchers to innovate and test potential vaccines faster than ever before.
Physical activity is important for all kinds of health reasons, even in quarantine.
Many people with autism spectrum disorder have dealt with social isolation their entire lives. Their coping strategies could help the rest of the world right now, as a professor with ASD explains.
Bubbly waters are becoming increasingly popular. While these carbonated, sometimes flavored beverages might cause slight harm to teeth, they are far better than soda. They might even be good for you.
A biomedical researcher and pediatrician who works with Kawasaki disease and COVID-19 explains the similarities and differences in the worrisome cases doctors are starting to see.