A Grim Milestone, As Cases Continue
Over one million in the U.S. have died of COVID-19, according to CDC numbers.
How Texas’ Abortion Restrictions Limit Access To Miscarriage Care
Recent Texas abortion restrictions also limit safe miscarriage treatment. What does Texas’ current reality mean for a future without Roe?
Abortion Pills Are Used For Most U.S. Abortions. What Are They?
In 2020, over half of American abortions were medication abortions. What will happen to access to these pills if Roe v. Wade is overturned?
COVID-19 Vaccines Are Some Divorced Parents’ Newest Divide
Judges are seeing skyrocketing numbers of separated parents arguing over whether to vaccinate their children.
Why Sharing Viruses Is Good… For Science
COVID-19 spurred global scientific collaboration, but sharing virus specimens remains complicated. Plus, the role of global politics in monitoring disease.
Major Undercount In COVID Cases Makes Our Tracking Data Less Useful
A perfect storm of factors has resulted in COVID-19 case counts being so inaccurate they may be missing a current surge in cases.
Teenagers Need More Sleep—And They’re Not Getting It
Getting enough sleep is vital for healthy brain development for teens. But outside societal factors prevent this from happening.
Why Are Teenagers So Sleep Deprived?
A new book explains the combination of factors causing teens to get less sleep than ever before, and how to make sure they get enough sleep.
Scientists Are Working On HIV Vaccines Based On COVID Vaccine Tech
Anthony Fauci explains how pandemic research gains may unlock new vaccination possibilities for diseases like HIV.
Why Climate Change May Bring More West Nile Virus To The U.S.
Spring rain, summer drought, and heat are predicted to create better conditions for mosquitoes to spread the West Nile virus across the U.S.