Black Women Turn to Midwives to Avoid COVID and ‘Feel Cared For’

Fear of the pandemic and historically poor outcomes for Black women giving birth in hospitals is fuelling a demand for home births.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Lessons From How the Polio Vaccine Went From the Lab to the Public That Americans Can Learn From Today

The most significant biomedical advance of the past century had a rocky start, but ultimately the polio vaccine led to the disease being eradicated.

Science and Technology

How a New Way Of Parsing COVID-19 Data Began to Show The Breadth Of Health Gaps Between Blacks and Whites

Desegregating data of COVID-19 and other health issues provides a clearer picture of racial and demographic disparities.

Access & Affordability

COVID Exodus Fills Vacation Towns With New Medical Pressures

Across the country, the affluent are waiting out the pandemic in vacation homes, straining local health care facilities.

Access & Affordability

Coronavirus Is Hundreds of Times More Deadly for People Over 60 Than People Under 40

What are the risks of death for people of different ages and demographics?

Your Health

Exercise and Diet Are More Important Than Ever With Virus at Large

The double challenge of protecting our health, including our immune systems, while battling unhealthy temptations is a common struggle.

Your Wellness

How to Keep Your Kids Healthy This Fall

Whether they're going back to school in person or online, these tips can help your kids maintain good health.

Family & Caregiving