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What causes hives and how dangerous can they be? A nurse...

Patricia A. MacCulloch, UMass Lowell Every year, about 20% of Americans will get hives – those itchy, red bumps...

An expert panel has recommended against taking vitamin E or beta...

Katherine Basbaum, University of Virginia The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued a recommendation statement in June 2022 on...

How mRNA and DNA vaccines could soon treat cancers, HIV, autoimmune...

Deborah Fuller, University of Washington The two most successful coronavirus vaccines developed in the U.S. – the Pfizer and...

Specialized cells maintain healthy pregnancy by teaching the mother’s immune system...

Eva Gillis-Buck, University of California, San Francisco; James Gardner, University of California, San Francisco, and Tippi MacKenzie, University of California, San Francisco

A universal influenza vaccine may be one step closer, bringing long-lasting...

Patricia L. Foster, Indiana University A bad year for flu can mean tens of thousands of deaths in the U.S. Getting vaccinated can protect you...

Should pregnant women get the COVID-19 vaccine? Will it protect against...

William Petri, University of Virginia This week I was vaccinated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer mRNA vaccine, which brought to mind some frequently asked questions...

Steroids cut COVID-19 death rates, but not for everyone – here’s...

Bryan McVerry, University of Pittsburgh New studies show that treating critically ill COVID-19 patients with inexpensive steroids can cut their risk of dying from the...

Honey bees can’t practice social distancing, so they stay healthy in...

Rachael Bonoan, Providence College and Phil Starks, Tufts University As many states and cities across the U.S. struggle to control COVID-19 transmission, one challenge is...

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State efforts to ban mask mandates in schools mirror resistance to...

Dustin Hornbeck, University of Texas Arlington When the U.S. Supreme Court issued its 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education...

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