Health Research


COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Expands Mask-Wearing Guidance; Airflow...

Masks are More Vital Than Ever to Slow Coronavirus Spread, Even at Home, CDC says The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has...

December 11, 2020 / 3 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Revises Quarantine Rule; Actual...

CDC Revises COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance from 14 Days to 7-10 Days The standard 14-day quarantine period for COVID-19 can be reduced to 10 days or...

December 4, 2020 / 3 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: First Rapid At-Home Test Requires...

FDA Approves First At-Home COVID-19 Test, But Prescription is Required The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it has issued an emergency use authorization...

November 20, 2020 / 3 min read


Lung Health: Smoking, Cancer and COVID-19

We breathe about 22,000 times each day, rarely giving it a second thought — until it becomes difficult to do so. Each November, health experts...

November 12, 2020 / 6 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: 90% of Americans Still Vulnerable;...

Far from Herd Immunity: Less than 10% of Americans have Coronavirus Antibodies, National Study Finds The U.S. is a long way from achieving so-called COVID-19...

October 2, 2020 / 3 min read


Steroids Can Reduce Risk of Death in...

An analysis of seven worldwide trials has found that corticosteroid drugs can significantly improve survival rates of COVID-19 patients sick enough to be admitted into...

September 10, 2020 / 2 min read


Cardiac and Kidney Health: Innovative Approach to...

Michael Soltis, a retired executive, had been experiencing difficulties with his kidneys for several years when doctors diagnosed him with heart disease. The conditions may...

September 4, 2020 / 3 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: First Case of Re-Infection; Severe...

World’s First Case of COVID-19 Re-Infection Showed Immune Response, Experts Say The first confirmed case of someone being infected twice with COVID-19 was reported this...

August 28, 2020 / 4 min read


Roundup: Likely Order of COVID Symptoms; Update...

New Study Pinpoints Likely Order of COVID-19’s Symptoms Researchers say there is a likely order in which COVID-19 symptoms first appear. They are fever, cough...

August 21, 2020 / 3 min read


His Stroke Came Suddenly After Mild COVID-19...

Robert Wright, 57, a 32-year police veteran with 26 years at the Coral Gables Police Department, took pride in being fit. He had no underlying...

August 17, 2020 / 4 min read