Young vapers do not know that their habit may also endanger bystanders, as the vapers may also expose them to e-cigaratte emission.
Crowd size matters. When football games had thousands of fans in attendance, COVID-19 case numbers tended to spike within three weeks.
We need to commit to creating safe and inclusive environments for trans and non-binary youth, because when they have those supportive environments, they thrive.
All the ways plants, animals, insects and the bacteria around us can be beneficial to human health.
Students are spreading out when they eat and using more single-serve packaging. Future changes to school meals could be less visible.
Toxic and hyper-masculine workplaces are linked with a variety of health issues including anxiety, depression, burnout, hair loss, insomnia, and headaches.
Researchers in the US are the first to study how pregnant and breast-feeding women are responding to the vaccines. The results are promising
Our new research has found that for some people, having certain personality traits seems to have offered some level of protection during these difficult times.
Nairobi harbours all the ingredients for zoonotic spillover to occur between animals and people, particularly in the most densely populated areas of the city.
Early test results look promising, and Pfizer has asked the FDA to review and authorize its vaccine for use in teens. That doesn't mean putting away the face masks, though.
Our study showed that social media often had a positive influence on young people, motivating them to be healthier.
The president wants Americans to be able to celebrate Independence Day with small gatherings. What will it take to get the virus under control by then? Three public health school deans explain.
Iron fights anemia. Bismuth relieves gastric problems. Lithium acts against depression and gold can treat rheumatoid arthritis. Metals are precious tools for good health.
Poor indoor air on tribal lands can cause a range of respiratory illnesses, including viral infections. Here's how people are fixing the problem while preserving traditional ways.
In Nigeria, the unmarried, the unemployed, the less educated and those from the northern parts of the country were most susceptible to psychological challenges associated with COVID-19 lockdown.
The pandemic has exposed inequalities in society. There is concern that tying freedoms to vaccinations may further disadvantage vulnerable groups.
Plus a round-up of the coronavirus situation around the world marking one year since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic. Listen to Episode 6 of The Conversation Weekly.
As climate change drives pollen counts upward, that could potentially result in greater human susceptibility to other viruses, as well.
Some AI systems make faulty assumptions about women and nonwhite men, which can lead to misdiagnoses. Overcoming this bias takes legal, regulatory and technical fixes.
The COVID-19 case spike in the summer of 2020 and earlier attempts to rely on personal responsibility, like wearing seat belts, showed that mandates make a difference.