Is there a role for vitamin D in COVID-19? [PODCAST]

“As we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic causing spiking numbers of cases, the scientific and medical communities continue to search for effective treatments and preventive measures. We have clearly established the importance of wearing…

FDA Authorizes Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 Vaccine For Use In The U.S.

This is the third Covid-19 vaccine that has been granted Emergency Use Authorization by the FDA.

Why creative endeavors are important for the future surgeon

As an aspiring surgeon, I at times contemplate whether being creative has any effect on my future career. On one hand, if you see surgery as an “art,” then possibly a creative personality is beneficial. On the other hand, surgery often seems objective …

Microsoft Is Rapidly Expanding Its Presence In Healthcare

The global technology company has expanded its offerings into healthcare services, data analytics, and hardware.

The California Variant Is More Transmissible, Evokes Worse Symptoms, And May Resist Vaccines

Earlier this month, I detailed one of such variants beginning to circulate in Southern California (B.1.427/429). In the weeks since, the virus has predictably grown in prevalence.

How a death prepared me for a pandemic

Since last March, every day has been filled with news of COVID-19 statistics: surges, declines, the myriad of symptoms, and the staggering number of deaths. As a 23-year-old pre-med post-bacc student, I was suddenly moving home — with my apartmen…

Why health care professionals must call for splitting the autism spectrum

In a February 2021 Facebook Live presentation sponsored by Seattle Children’s Hospital, Jill Escher, the president of the National Council on Severe Autism (NCSA), called for splitting the autism spectrum. In some individuals, autism spectrum disorder …

Will At-Home Abortions Be Available As Coronavirus Restrictions Ease?

A new study has found that at-home abortions during the pandemic haven’t just been safe but they’ve improved access to healthcare and been more effective.

105-Year-Old Recovered From Covid-19, Her Tip? Eating Gin-Soaked Raisins

A New jersey woman found out she tested positive on her 105th birthday, one day after she got her second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine.

What Did Google Know About Coronavirus Before The Pandemic?

An Ngram search of 8 million books shows when coronaviruses were mentioned before Covid-19.

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