How the Pandemic Roiled the Foster Care System
Lengthy suspensions of crucial services for foster children during the past year exacted a heavy emotional and mental toll
The Fast Lane for COVID Testing Has Opened Up in the U.S.
Recently approved rapid antigen tests are likely to help mitigate the chain of transmission and put the U.S. on par with other countries that have them
The Best Medicine Doesn’t Always Come in a Bottle
A program called Wheels of Change pays unsheltered people to pick up trash or otherwise help clean up their community—and it can turn their lives around
So What Can People Actually Do after Being Vaccinated?
It’s complicated; not even the experts agree
Southern California Ambulance Crews Are Running Out of Oxygen—and Gas
The pandemic has put the region’s emergency personnel under extraordinary strain
The Problem of ‘Long Haul’ COVID
More and more patients are dealing with major symptoms that linger for months
An Emerging Tool for COVID Times: The Portable MRI
Bedside imaging holds vast potential as a diagnostic tool, especially during the pandemic
COVID’s Other Toll: Unnecessary Tests and Huge Hospital Bills
They highlight one of the biggest problems in American health care
When Will Football Stadiums Look Normal Again?
Professional and college teams alike need to get fans back in the stands in droves—as long as they can keep everyone safe
Can CBD Cure What Ails You?
Proponents say yes, but scientific studies on the effectiveness of this chemical derived from cannabis are a mixed bag
Protecting against COVID’s Aerosol Threat
How can we make our schools, office buildings and homes safer?
COVID-19 Can Wreck Your Heart, Even if You Haven’t Had Any Symptoms
A growing body of research is raising concerns about the cardiac consequences of the coronavirus
‘Instant Coffee’ COVID-19 Tests Could Be the Answer to Reopening the U.S.
Cheap and quick, they could move us toward normalcy before a vaccine is widely available