Is COVID-19 here to stay?

Covid Testing

A team of biologists explains what it means for a virus to become endemic. Sara Sawyer, University of Colorado Boulder; Arturo Barbachano-Guerrero, University of Colorado Boulder, and Cody Warren, University of Colorado Boulder Now that kids ages 5 to 11 are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination and the number of fully vaccinated people in the U.S. is […]

What is Monoclonal Antibody Therapy

COVID-19 Treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for monoclonal antibody therapy for the treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in adults and pediatric patients (12 years of age and older weighing at least 40 kilograms [about 88 pounds]) with positive results of direct COVID-19 viral testing and who are at high risk for […]

Covid Is Killing Rural Americans at Twice the Rate of Urbanites

COVID-19 Statistics

By Lauren Weber Rural Americans are dying of covid at more than twice the rate of their urban counterparts — a divide that health experts say is likely to widen as access to medical care shrinks for a population that tends to be older, sicker, heavier, poorer and less vaccinated. While the initial surge of […]

A Daily Pill to Treat Covid Could Be Just Months Away, Scientists Say

COVID-19 Treatment

JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News September 24, 2021 Within a day of testing positive for covid-19 in June, Miranda Kelly was sick enough to be scared. At 44, with diabetes and high blood pressure, Kelly, a certified nursing assistant, was having trouble breathing, symptoms serious enough to send her to the emergency room. When her […]

“Stand Up Straight”—Minding Your Posture!

We all remember our parents telling us to “stand up straight” and “don’t sit like that or you’ll stay like that!” They really had more than a straight back in mind (whether they knew it or not)  when they told us that.  Good posture is really a key part of our overall health. How we […]