Over the past 15 months, face masking has proven its value as an intervention against the transmission of COVID-19, says Dr.
An analysis argues that embracing an African-based ethic of solidarity will yield a fairer global response to disease outbreaks.
A network of U.S. biomedical engineering researchers calls to end funding discrimination against Black scientists.
The authors note that Washington is the only state to offer three public-safety mechanisms discussed in the Perspective.
Even partial protection of one dose could be enough to slow the spread of the virus, the UW Medicine researchers argue in a paper.
Researchers say that emotional pain and chronic pain are related, and painkillers, ultimately, make things worse.
NEJM paper relates survey respondents' candid expressions of distress and admiration, among other emotions.
"This is about how to talk in the era of crisis-care standards," says author Anthony Back, a UW Medicine oncologist and palliative-care specialist.
More than 25% of diabetics in the United States are rationing their insulin supply because of costs, a recent study found. Type 1 diabetics need the medication to survive.
A rash of vaping-related deaths and injuries has alarmed physicians and public health officials. Scientists and physicians are still discerning what may be multiple causes to the deaths and injuries.