OPINION: The pandemic has taught us how we can deliver better care to patients who seek to terminate pregnancies. Now if only science could triumph over politics.
Feb. 24, 2021 • ~8 min
COMIC: As it spreads throughout the world, the virus that causes Covid-19 has been changing. Scientists are tracking those changes, hoping to stay one step ahead of worrisome strains.
Feb. 23, 2021 • ~1 min
OPINION: Sea levels rising and falling over hundreds of thousands of years helped build up these special islands
Feb. 18, 2021 • ~9 min
OPINION: The pandemic may be interfering with our fight against drug-resistant bacteria. Luckily, the same tactics can beat back both scourges.
Feb. 17, 2021 • ~8 min
Loud road and air traffic has been linked to a greater risk of high blood pressure, heart attacks and strokes. Scientists are uncovering new details about how what you hear stresses the cardiovascular system.
Feb. 12, 2021 • ~9 min
Antibiotics abound, but virus-fighting drugs are harder to come by, and Covid-19 amply shows how much we need them. Fortunately, scientists are getting better at making and finding them.
Feb. 9, 2021 • ~14 min
They play an outsize role in the economy, and in strengthening communities. Their prospects for surviving the pandemic may seem dim, but there are some encouraging signs, experts say — and emerging winners and losers.
Feb. 6, 2021 • ~15 min
What will become of children growing up during the pandemic? There’s reason for concern, but the research on resilience is reassuring. A developmental psychologist explains what adults can do to protect youngsters from long-term harm.
Feb. 3, 2021 • ~11 min
Dental care providers have the skills, the facilities and the trust of patients who might otherwise miss out
Feb. 3, 2021 • ~6 min
Increasing evidence suggests that chronic inflammation takes a toll on the brain over the course of a lifetime
Feb. 2, 2021 • ~15 min