Many plastics contain harmful chemicals, and a zap in the microwave can increase your exposure. The FDA says this exposure isn’t a concern, but some experts recommend caution
Mitochondria counts may be a crucial tool for measuring the risks of radiation and weightlessness
A new study says a simple stick of chewing gum relieves post-surgical discomfort and shortens hospital stays
Long-term exposure to car fumes have lasting effects on heart health
Scientists are recruiting phages, bacteria’s natural predators, as the antibiotic resistance crisis worsens.
Two U.S.-based researchers are honored for their work on sensation.
PrEP is close to 99% effective in preventing HIV. So, why aren’t more people using it?
Emerging research suggests that smoke from prescribed burns is less harmful than from wildfires
Millions of people rely on the Air Quality Index, but experts say it’s a rough measure at best
But there’s no difference in the rate of deaths caused by COVID-19, according to a new study
Native Americans are often missed by the census — this year COVID-19 is perpetuating the issue
Machine learning may boost disease hunting, but not everyone’s convinced
Some say terminology like 'Chinese Virus' unfairly points blame at Asian-Americans
Scientists and consumers are divided on whether brain-stimulating tech is ready for its moment in the spotlight
Researchers are still looking for ways to eliminate deadly infections and copper hospital beds may help
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