People from San Francisco to Seattle woke up Wednesday to a massive clouds of smoke hanging in the air, darkening the skies in some areas to an eerie orange glowBy DAISY NGUYEN Associated PressSeptember 9, … .
Photo: Syda Productions (Shutterstock)There’s a stunningly wrong statistic being passed around, saying that the CDC “admitted” that only 6% of documented COVID-19 deaths were actually from the virus. This is wrong, and is the kind … .
WASHINGTON — Delivery of mail-order prescription drugs was delayed significantly this summer after the new postmaster general ordered major changes in U.S. Postal Service operations, according to a report released Wednesday by Senate Democrats.The report … .
Photo: pixelaway (Shutterstock)Flu shots are already available in many places, and as we’ve noted, it’s especially important to get your flu shot this year. (You don’t want to have COVID and the flu, nor do … .
The National Institutes of Health director is telling Congress that AstraZeneca’s suspension of its COVID-19 vaccine study shows there will be “no compromises” on safety in developing the shotsBy LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical WriterSeptember 9, … .
No matter how fast science develops new treatments, preventive medicine will always be the most effective and cheapest way to stay healthy. In a separate post, we shared the most common health screenings for women; … .
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has arrived at his weekly general audience wearing a face mask and used hand sanitizer before appealing for the faithful to look out for the health of others as well … .
Graphic: Andrii Vodolazhskyi (Shutterstock)Beginning September 1 at 11:30 a.m. ET (8:30 a.m. PT), MIT is offering a course on “COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2 and the Pandemic.” The course’s lectures will be livestreamed every Tuesday and are free … .
Southeast Asia’s top diplomats are holding their annual talks by video to discuss the immense crisis wrought by the coronavirus pandemic and tensions in the South China SeaBy HAU DINH and YVES VAN DAM Associated … .
Photo: Halfpoint (Shutterstock)Schools are opening, and inevitably at least some of them will close again as COVID-19 outbreaks are discovered among students and staff. There’s no federal system to track school outbreaks, but the National … .