Neonatal hypothermia -- which occurs when an infant's core body temperature falls below the normal range needed to maintain health -- contributes to approximately one million deaths each year, and countless cases of stunted...
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Mary Washington raised George and his four siblings mainly alone, imbuing in George many of his best traits. George often ignored his mother's pleas for money, much as history has ignored her story.
Some face masks now come with a coating of graphene, a substance that can kill microbes. Is it safe to breathe it in?
A viral TikTok video is helping girls bear witness to the harassment they experience at school.
Most pandemic policies have benefited those already best off in US society and ignored people for whom neither mass shutdowns nor reopening offer relief.
Millions of healthy people, including seniors, delayed care because of the pandemic. It's time to get back to the doctor.
A study has found that a new 'care bundle' can reduce the incidence of facial pressure injuries in frontline COVID-19 healthcare workers caused by the prolonged wearing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Engineering students in Malawi and Tanzania have used the materials and tools available to them to build ventilators, personal protective equipment and UV disinfection systems.
For premature infants who can't breastfeed on their own, "mother's own milk" (MOM) is by far the best nutrition. There's an urgent need for effective ways to increase the relatively low rates of MOM feeding for preterm infants...
People are ready to travel, but health officials are advising against air travel. A recent study offers a surprising finding about whether planes spread COVID-19 from US hot spots last year.