The confinement brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic has made many wonder how to keep their kids physically and mentally healthy. Here are some ideas.
Social media analysts are seeing some alarming trends on Twitter, Facebook and other platforms as the new coronavirus spreads.
U.S. health officials flipped their advice and now recommend everyone wear cloth masks in public to reduce the spread of coronavirus to others. Some cities have fines for going without masks.
When colonisers invaded the Americas, they brought with them waves of new diseases. This legacy continues to impact Indigenous communities.
As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, pregnant women are facing new health risks and a health care system that's changing around them by the day.
The federal government has declared a state of emergency over COVID-19. Two public health scholars explain what that means.
Canada is investing millions to develop COVID-19 treatments, but there are no safeguards to ensure that those vaccines and medications will be affordable and accessible to the people who need them.
The spread of coronavirus highlights the urgent need for housing for people who have nowhere to live.
The policy of self-isolation fails to take into account the fact that many poor and low-income people cannot afford to do it.
The UK is on the tipping point of a humanitarian emergency. To tackle this the government must now give more money to local authorities.
With no vaccines or treatments, the fight against coronavirus comes down to this behavioral technique. A physician explains how it works.
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.
Strategic risk communication is needed to curb fearmongering and racist sentiments on social media related to COVID-19
Aggressive marketing of prescription opioids by pharmaceutical companies provided doctors with scant information about potential harmful effects.
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.
In a health crisis, decisions about treatment and containment must be made quickly. It’s crucial those decisions be based on research evidence, but fast and easy access is not always available.
Ghana's lack of a palliative care policy is posing a significant challenge to effective healthcare for cancer patients.
Research shows a wider impact than you might think, including on mental health and pain.
Large-scale adoption of simple, individual actions — like disinfecting our germ-laden phone screens — can limit the ability of COVID-19 to get a foothold.
The Tubeho Neza programme has showed that it is possible to provide interventions against major diseases to vulnerable households.