Maria Godoy appears in the following:
Saturday, June 10, 2023
Children in particular face health risks from wildfire smoke. Short-term exposure can trigger coughing and asthma attacks, while repeated encounters may reduce lung function.
Friday, June 09, 2023
Much of the Northeast U.S. is blanketed in a murky haze of wildfire smoke. For most people breathing this air is unpleasant, for others it can be life-threatening. There are ways to reduce the risk.
Sunday, May 28, 2023
Kids today live in an ultra-processed world: Nearly 70% of what they eat is packaged, processed and probably not great for them. Here are ways to cut back, without cooking every meal from scratch.
Thursday, May 25, 2023
Sure, they're tasty, but packaged snacks and meals can be packed with sugar, salt and a list of unpronounceable ingredients. So what are they doing to your health? Scientists are trying to find out.
Thursday, April 20, 2023
The U.S. desperately needs more Black and Hispanic doctors, research shows. But financial pressures and discrimination can keep young people from even applying to med school.
Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Research suggests that diversifying the ranks of physicians is critical for saving lives. A new study highlights barriers that keep determined students of color from actually making it to med school.
Thursday, March 30, 2023
A federal rule that protected coverage for Medicaid recipients during the pandemic will expire on March 31. When it does, tens of millions of people will need to re-enroll or lose benefits.
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
With a pandemic-era rule expiring this month, people on Medicaid will have to re-qualify to keep their coverage. Language barriers, housing instability and computer literacy could stand in their way.
Monday, March 20, 2023
A federal rule that prevents states from dropping people from Medicaid rolls during the pandemic expires at the end of March.
Thursday, February 16, 2023
The platform banned food advertising, yet many videos viewed by millions of kids continue to showcase candy, soda and packaged snacks, likely affecting kids' food preferences, researchers say.
Thursday, February 09, 2023
Child influencers have huge followings on social media. A new study finds that their videos are frequently exposing their young viewers to junk foods like candy, salty snacks and sugary drinks.
Thursday, January 26, 2023
After months of COVID, flu and RSV infections, parents of little kids are kinda losing it. But the data shows kids have always brought home waves of respiratory illness.
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
With COVID, RSV, the flu and other bugs circulating, the last few months have been an endless cycle of illness for many families with young kids. While miserable, it's also normal in the grand scheme.
Monday, January 23, 2023
Jazz musicians and scholars have long debated the question: What exactly is this thing called swing? Now physicists say they've cracked the secret.
Saturday, January 21, 2023
A backlash against comprehensive approaches to sex education is taking root around the country. In Appalachia, one group of sex educators is halting its work after members were harassed.
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
For nearly a century, jazz musicians have debated what gives songs that propulsive, groovy feel that makes you want to move with the music. The secret may lie in subtle nuances in a soloist's timing.
Saturday, January 14, 2023
A backlash against comprehensive approaches to sex education is taking root across the U.S. In Appalachia, a group of sex educators is suspending public events for now after members were threatened.
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
La información falsa dirigida a la comunidad latina está creciendo. Gran parte de ella está diseñada para impulsar a los votantes o desalentar a las mujeres embarazadas a buscar atención medica.
Thursday, November 03, 2022
False information targeting the Latino community is surging. Much of it is designed to galvanize voters or discourage pregnant women from seeking care.
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Las leyes que restringen el aborto están afectando la vida de las personas en formas grandes y pequeñas. Si han tenido un impacto en su vida o en la vida de su familia, NPR quiere oir de usted.