Most—but not all—older adults will get a COVID-19 vaccine once it's available. Many want to wait and see how others fare after getting it first.
Nov. 27, 2020 • ~8 min
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Scientists have found a way to create the Parkinson's drug L-DOPA and the amino acid proline out of garbage materials.
Nov. 27, 2020 • ~6 min
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Can you visit nursing homes safely as COVID-19 rages on through the holidays? An expert explains what's safe and how you can protect your loved ones.
Nov. 25, 2020 • ~7 min
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Homeless patients with COVID-19 often go back to life on the streets after hospital care, but there's a better way
What happens to unhoused people who get COVID-19?
Nov. 25, 2020 • ~8 min
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See how incredibly tiny micromachines made from metal and plastic move according to their shape. They're a step toward better drug delivery.
Nov. 25, 2020 • ~5 min
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Testing sewage can give school districts, campuses and businesses a heads-up on the spread of COVID-19
As the world waits for vaccines against COVID-19, testing wastewater can give communities and smaller locales, such as school districts, valuable signals about infections trends.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~11 min
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For older women, extreme exercise isn't necessary to reap health benefits. 30 minutes of walking a day may be enough to cut the risk of high blood pressure.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~11 min
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The Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies and Center for Geographic Analysis worked with Microsoft to create a live tracker that monitors the status of COVID cases, broken down by congressional district, to help officials develop testing and vaccine deployment strategies in their areas.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~4 min
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