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

How COVID-19 Might Increase Risk of Memory Loss and Cognitive Decline

Of all frightening ways that the SARS-COV-2 virus affects the body, one of the more insidious is the effect of COVID-19 on the brain.

Science and Technology

NIH Spearheads Study to Test At-Home Screening for HPV and Cervical Cancer

Proponents believe a simple test like this, which can be done at home, may help the U.S. move closer to eradicating cervical cancer.

Your Care

"Fast-Tracking" a Coronavirus Vaccine Sounds Great, but It's Not That Simple

Among the many ways to shorten the vaccine development timeline, approving a treatment based on antibody data — without completing a phase 3 trial — could be contentious.

Your Health