In Baltimore and other segregated cities, the life-expectancy gap between African Americans and whites is as much as 20 years. One young woman’s struggle shows why.
The majority of Americans will need to take the coming COVID-19 vaccine. Here’s how to persuade those who won’t want to.
As the weather gets colder, many Americans have no idea whether hanging out with other people inside is risky. That’s a big problem.
Why the wrong idea that wearing a mask can harm your health has lived on through multiple debunkings
When the average American is hospitalized for COVID-19, treatment isn’t nearly as accessible or cheap as it was for the president.
Asking whether the celebration of Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination was a “super-spreader” event misses the point: Trump’s irresponsibility made this crisis likely.
One giant psychology experiment explains why many people seem like they don’t care about the deaths of the elderly.
Young people aren’t particularly excited about Joe Biden. One strategy to change their mind? Convince them that they’re voting for a big, progressive crew.
With public schools closed, at least 15 states have no free child-care options for essential workers.
Contact tracing works almost everywhere else. Why not here?
Why millions of students still can’t get online
It might be the answer to America’s school-reopening problem.
Workers who have already returned to their cubicle report days full of anxiety, masks, and sanitation shaming.
More than 40 percent of all coronavirus deaths in America have been in nursing homes. Here’s how it got so bad, and why there might still be more to come as cases surge in the Sun Belt.
Some public-health experts say the costs of keeping schools closed outweigh the hazards of reopening them.
The pandemic has sparked an interest in dubious cures such as colloidal silver—and some are trying to capitalize on it.
Suicides and overdoses among young adults were already skyrocketing before the pandemic started. Now experts fear that the situation is going to get even worse.
On who looters are, what they want, and why some protests are more likely to include them
America’s flawed approach to sick leave is making the pandemic worse.
You can choose between a mask and a face shield, but you can’t choose nothing.
Yes, you’ll have to stay six feet apart even when you’re in the water.