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What's Behind Long-Covid
A severe COVID infection changes genes in the cells of your immune system, paving the way for the symptoms of long-COVID. Stay protected.
The Bacteria Your Fitness Tracker Spreads
Like cell phones, activity trackers can carry and spread disease. Bacteria was found on over 90% of them. Here's the best way to clean them.
Reviving and Refining a Medieval Remedy
Honey and vinegar may be able to kill more bacteria than antibiotics. Together, the old-time duo penetrated bacterial defenses.
Is It L o n g COVID?
For some, the effects of COVID-19 linger for months. Researchers have come up with a weighted list of symptoms that characterize long COVID.
It's Tick -- and Lyme Disease -- Season Again
Warmer weather means more time outdoors and exposure to ticks. Researchers offer tips for avoiding these tiny, blood-thirsty predators.
Enlisting Cows in the Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
Antibiotics regularly given to livestock lead to antibiotic-resistant bacteria that endanger humans. What happens when the cycle is broken?
to Feed a Fever
Parents are often too quick to give medications to lower a fever and make a child more comfortable. This can actually slow their recovery.
What Prison Populations Can Tell Us about COVID Protection
Prisoners live in close quarters, so COVID rates trend high. Seeing what helps keep transmission in check there is a useful lesson for all.
COVID Deaths Shift Younger
COVID deaths are down, but the age of those dying is down too -- and that's concerning when one calculates the years of life lost.
Don't Assume You Are Protected
Had COVID? Be careful. Repeat SARS-CoV-2 infections put people at more risk of hospitalization and organ failure. Take precautions. Mask up.
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