Protect Yourself From Salmonella This Thanksgiving

Because talking politics with your family is the only thing that should ruin your holiday

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Here’s Why Rapid Covid Tests Are so Expensive and Hard to Find

Monthslong silences. Mysterious rejections. Here's what's behind the shortages of a critical tool for ending the pandemic.

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Success of Covid Antiviral Pills Hinges on Access to Speedy and Accurate Tests

U.S. testing capacity continues to be plagued by supply-chain bottlenecks, staffing shortages, intermittent spikes in demand and results that can take hours — or far longer

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Why Antimicrobial Resistance Is a Threat We Need to Take Seriously

An expert explains how antibiotic-resistant bacteria affect women's health

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I’m an Infectious Disease Doctor. Yes, I’m Vaccinating Our 5-Year-Old Against Covid-19. Here Is Why You Should Too.

The risk of children getting very sick or dying with Covid-19 is low, but the relative risk of severe outcomes and death that kids face when they acquire Covid-19 is extremely high

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A New, Lower Threshold for Lead Poisoning in Children Means More Kids Will Get Tested – but the Ultimate Solution Is Eliminating Lead Sources

The most lead-contaminated neighborhoods in cities are often the poorest and home to the highest percentage of nonwhite children

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Newborn Screening Saves Lives: What Parents Need to Know

Not all newborns are screened for the same diseases — and that's a problem

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What’s the Difference Between a PCR and Antigen COVID-19 Test? A Molecular Biologist Explains

All COVID-19 tests start with a sample, but the scientific process goes very differently after that

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