Researchers Find Doubts About COVID-19 Vaccine Among People Of Color

A health worker injects a woman during clinical trials for a COVID-19 vaccine last month in Hollywood, Fla. Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg via Getty Images A health worker injects a woman during clinical trials for a …

NIH Director ‘Guardedly Optimistic’ About COVID-19 Vaccine Approval By End Of 2020

Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, is pictured on Sept. 9 on Capitol Hill. Collins says a vaccine would not be approved for emergency use before late November at the earliest. Greg Nash/Pool/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Greg Nash/Pool/Getty Images …

About 20% Of Americans Couldn’t Get Needed Medical Care Due To Pandemic, Poll Shows

In major cities, at least 1 in 5 Americans reported being unable to get medical care or delaying medical care for serious problems due to the pandemic, according to a new poll by NPR and two others. AILSA CHANG, HOST: When the coronavirus surged in …

U.S. Movie Theaters Say It’s Safe To Watch A Film: How About ‘Unhinged’?

Theaters around the country have begun showing the first new movie since the coronavirus pandemic shuttered cinemas: an audacious road rage movie titled Unhinged, starring Russell Crowe. The $30 million dollar movie opened internationally, where it’s been number one at the box office in some …

Everything you don’t know about SPF

Image: iStock Whether you find yourself bewildered in the sun care aisle or consider yourself SPF-savvy, with new research constantly being done in the field of UV damage, it’s never a bad idea to swot up. Plus, the fact remains that we, the great British …

Why We Grow Numb To Staggering Statistics — And What We Can Do About It

“People are not very good with large numbers,” says Elke Weber, a professor of psychology at Princeton University. “We don’t discriminate between 150,000 or 300,000 or 3 million.” Malte Mueller/Getty Images/fStop hide caption toggle caption Malte Mueller/Getty Images/fStop “People are not very good with large …

How to talk about sex

We’re told communication is the key to a healthy and happy sex life – but how do we actually approach that conversation? Image: iStock It’s one of life’s strange ironies that talking about sex with a partner can make you feel a whole lot more …

7 questions about cervical screenings, answered

Cervical cancer affects thousands each year – but worryingly, women are now avoiding screenings, due to coronavirus concerns. Here’s why you should honour your appointment Image: Stocksy Social distancing measures have impacted on lots of important parts of life, not least cervical screenings. Those of …

Why Forecasters Can’t Make Up Their Mind About Africa And The Coronavirus

A vendor waters fresh greens for sale at a stall in a market in Abuja, Nigeria. KC Nwakalor/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption KC Nwakalor/Bloomberg via Getty Images A vendor waters fresh greens for sale at a stall in a market in Abuja, …

Anthony Fauci: ‘Now Is The Time … To Care Selflessly About One Another’

[embedded content] YouTube Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, key member of the White House’s coronavirus task force and Brad Pitt lookalike — well, kind of — mobilized his newfound celebrity for a pair of surprise graduation messages …