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How to Stay Safe While Eating Out: Advice From an Infectious Disease Expert

How to Stay Safe While Eating Out: Advice From an Infectious Disease Expert

FOOD/DRINK | May 21
What should you look out for, and how can you and the restaurant reduce the risk? Here are answers to a few common questions.

How Should I Clean and Store My Face Mask?

How Should I Clean and Store My Face Mask?

SCIENCE | May 21
Cloth face masks worn during the coronavirus pandemic should be washed regularly, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Nurse Shares Story, Body Transformation After Fighting COVID-19

Nurse Shares Story, Body Transformation After Fighting COVID-19

NATIONAL | May 20
A healthcare worker known on social media as The Bearded Nurse is sharing his story and his body transformation after spending six weeks in a hospital, battling COVID-19.

How to Safely Buy Groceries in a Pandemic

How to Safely Buy Groceries in a Pandemic

FOOD/DRINK | May 20
Wear a mask, but skip the gloves. Don't sanitize the apples. And if you are older than 65, it's probably best to still order your groceries online.

Heading Back to Work? 4 Ways to Protect Your Immune System

Heading Back to Work? 4 Ways to Protect Your Immune System

WORKPLACE | May 18
As businesses begin to open back up and people prepare to re-enter the workplace, they should not let their guard down. This is especially important for the most vulnerable, including those with autoimmunity (AI).

Tourists, Beware: Foreign Visitors' Travel Health Insurance Might Exclude Pandemics

Tourists, Beware: Foreign Visitors' Travel Health Insurance Might Exclude Pandemics

HEALTH | May 18
Many plans offer health care coverage in case a person needs medical attention during a trip. But policies vary tremendously by company -containing limits on payouts, copayments and circumstances, such as whether they cover an evacuation.

NIH Director: Large-Scale Vaccine Testing Expected by July

NIH Director: Large-Scale Vaccine Testing Expected by July

HEALTH | By Lauran Neergaard | May 15
Having a COVID-19 vaccine by January is "a stretch goal," but the head of the National Institutes of Health is gearing up for a master experiment to rapidly tell if any really work.

Coronavirus Binging: What's Behind the Urge to Eat Like a Kid?

Coronavirus Binging: What's Behind the Urge to Eat Like a Kid?

FOOD/DRINK | May 15
Sales of frozen pizza have almost doubled. Sales of frozen appetizers and snacks — think Bagel Bites — are over a third, while ice cream sales have increased 36%.

How Long Before We Know if Re-openings Cause Virus Spikes?

How Long Before We Know if Re-openings Cause Virus Spikes?

HEALTH | By Carla K. Johnson | May 15
Getting the timing right is complicated. Disease trackers note the impossibility of seeing clearly what's happening without widespread testing.

Survey Released to Understand Black LGBTQ COVID-19 Experience

Survey Released to Understand Black LGBTQ COVID-19 Experience

HEALTH | May 12
A new survey, "COVID While Black and Queer," will find crucial data on how Black LGBTQ people are weathering the pandemic at a time when data shows Black communities comprise 60% of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S.

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