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What Supreme Court’s block of vaccine mandate for large businesses will mean for public health: 4 questions answered

New York City's vaccine mandates are unaffected by the court ruling. AP Photo/Mary AltafferThe U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 13, 2022, blocked the Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate, which applied to ...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has inspired new health habits for these 4 scholars – here’s what they put into practice and why

Health and well-being come in many forms, including finding solitude and connection with nature. Pheelings Media/iStock via Getty Images PlusFor some people, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about change – ...
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Addition of wound care nurse to prone-positioning team reduces the odds of pressure injuries in patients

The addition of a certified wound and skin care nurse to a multiprofessional prone-positioning team at Penn Medicine Princeton Health significantly reduced the odds of patients with COVID-19 developing pressure ...
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How to help those who have lost loved ones to suicide cope with grief during the holidays

Nearly 50,000 Americans kill themselves every year, leaving behind millions of family members and friends. svetikd/E+ via Getty ImagesNo matter the merriment of the season, the holidays remain a struggle ...
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Why is my poop brown?

Brown poop can indicate good health. Vitalii Barida/iStock via Getty Images Plus Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an ...
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Why we’re using filmmaking to encourage vaccination by Black and Latino Angelenos

Strong narratives can help sway opinions. Jeremy Kagan, CC BY-SAPeople have recognized the power of storytelling for thousands of years. The Bible relies on parables like the prodigal son because ...
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Grocery workers suffer the mental health effects of customer hostility and lack of safety in their workplace

Many grocery store workers have experienced high rates of anxiety and depression during the pandemic. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty ImagesWith the holiday season here, consumers are understandably desperate ...
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Fewer diabetes patients are picking up their insulin prescriptions – another way the pandemic has delayed health care for many

The pandemic has made it harder for diabetes patients to receive the ongoing care they need. Maskot/Maskot via Getty ImagesInsulin is as essential as water for many people with diabetes ...
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Is COVID-19 here to stay? A team of biologists explains what it means for a virus to become endemic

The best way to stop a contagious virus like COVID-19 is through a worldwide vaccination program. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty ImagesNow that kids ages 5 to 11 are eligible ...
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The FDA authorizes Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 – a pediatrician explains how the drug was tested for safety and efficacy

For many parents, the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine authorization for younger kids can't come soon enough. Vladimir Vladimirov/E+ via Getty ImagesElementary school children in the United States will soon have one ...
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