How To Know If Your Own Doctor (Or A Doctor You Might See) Is A Quack

Last week, a group of medical professionals calling themselves America’s Frontline Doctors stood in front of the U.S. Supreme Court and insisted that hydroxychloroquine is a “cure” for the coronavirus despite medical studies to the contrary.In addition to that claim...

Here Are Some Options For Getting Your COVID-19 Test Results Faster

The most painful thing about taking a COVID-19 test isn’t necessarily the swab that practically extends to your brain (while that’s not fun, it’s not terrible). It’s the painstaking amount of time it takes to get the results back.There are...

A Tweet About Your ‘Man Parts’ Can Score You $25,000 From Dollar Shave Club

We never would have thought talking about our balls could make us so rich. But thanks to the fine folks at Dollar Shave Club, it can! The brand is offering you a chance to win $25,000 just by tweeting about...

Should You Volunteer For A COVID-19 Vaccine Trial? Here’s What You Need To Know.

It’s become pretty clear that unless some sort of miracle takes place, we aren’t going to really dig ourselves out of the coronavirus pandemic without a vaccine. Fortunately, researchers have been hustling to design, test and eventually mass-produce a vaccine...

How to Prevent Knee Injuries While Hiking, According to an Expert

Meet Jenna Nodding. She is an Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG) hiking guide and physiotherapist. She has had six different surgeries on her own knees—two ACL surgeries, a posterior lateral reinforcement, and a couple arthroscopics thrown in. (Needless to...

What Public Health Experts Think About Expediting A Coronavirus Vaccine

The vaccine trial that Vice President Mike Pence kicked off in Miami on Monday gives the United States the tiniest chance of being ready to vaccinate millions of Americans just before Election Day.It’s a possibility that fills many public health...

Are Face Shields Better Than Face Masks For Protection Against COVID-19?

As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, people are looking for ways they can protect themselves and others from infection.While cloth facial coverings are now ubiquitous in many parts of the country, clear plastic face shields have been slower to catch...

Stop Trying To Live Like We Aren’t In A Pandemic

In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, many of us had high hopes for the summer: “Maybe by the time the kids are off for summer break, the virus will be under control and we can still go on...

What People With Bipolar Disorder Want You To Know

Whenever a celebrity experiences a highly publicized mental health crisis, it sparks a critical conversation about mental illness, its stigma and treatment ― both on social media and within our communities. Kanye West disclosed he was diagnosed with a mental...

New Study May Help ‘Predict’ Who Will Get Severe COVID-19 Cases

A new study found that COVID-19 symptoms come in six different “clusters,” which may help predict which patients are more at risk and in need of respiratory support. For the study, researchers used a machine learning algorithm to analyze data...
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