Health Watch

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…
Allergy symptoms are likely to increase during the next two to three weeks as pollen counts grow into the thousands, said Leonard Bielory, professor of medicine,…
Fiber continues to be singled out as a nutrient of public health concern. We’re on average getting only about half the minimum recommended intake. There is…
The new coronavirus appears to linger in the air in crowded spaces or rooms that lack ventilation, researchers found in a study that buttresses the notion…
Chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat and a loss of taste or smell. Those are the six new symptoms the Centers for Disease Control and…
The Food and Drug Administration is warning against the use of two drugs President Donald Trump has repeatedly touted as a possible "game changer" in the fight against…
A remote Northern California hamlet became one of the first places in the world Monday to attempt to comprehensively test all of its residents for Covid-19…