Health Watch

Like so many other industries across the US (and really, the world), the dental industry has been dramatically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the…
Black people are four times more likely to die from a coronavirus-related cause than white people, new analysis suggests. For the full story, visit HuffPost.com/Coronavirus.
Researchers widely believe that COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus pandemic, is transmitted person-to-person, largely via respiratory droplets from coughs, sneezes and talking. A new…
A group of Italian researchers recommends that obese individuals double their self-isolation time to 28 days, using research from influenza epidemics to argue that such individuals…
Cannabis extracts are showing potential in making people more resistant to the novel coronavirus, says an Alberta researcher leading a study. For the full story, visit…
As of Friday in Texas, you can go to a tanning salon. In Indiana, houses of worship are being allowed to open with no cap on…
Almost one in five respondents to a new poll say they would refuse to take a coronavirus vaccine as anti-vaccine content has proliferated during the pandemic.…
Despite a century’s progress in science, 2020 is looking a lot like 1918. In the years between two lethal pandemics, one the misnamed Spanish flu, the…
Finding a Black therapist shouldn’t feel like a guessing game. Scanning an insurance directory for culturally Black names is how I ended up with a white…
The coronavirus crisis upended most Americans' lifestyles in March – including their exercise routines. Zipping past pedestrians during a run or lifting weights at the gym right after someone else…