Maria Godoy appears in the following:
Friday, March 20, 2020
Each week we're answering pressing questions about the coronavirus pandemic. This week the topics range from outdoor exercise to ibuprofen.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
The World Health Organization and other experts say there's no real evidence that taking ibuprofen for COVID-19 symptoms has negative effects. But for fever, Tylenol is often recommended first.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
The World Health Organization and other experts say there's no real evidence that patients taking the drug to ease symptoms have negative effects. But for fever, Tylenol is often recommended first.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
We're all trying to do the right thing. But how does this work exactly? Can we visit Grandma? Have a play date? Have friends for dinner? We check in with experts for answers.
Saturday, March 14, 2020
The rule, which was to take effect April 1, would have tightened work requirements for some food stamp recipients. But a judge said flexibility in food aid is needed amid a pandemic.
Friday, March 13, 2020
From school closures to event cancellations, the disruptions are real — and vital. It's all to slow the spread of coronavirus so hospitals don't get so overwhelmed that they can't treat the sickest.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
As more coronavirus cases are reported, people experiencing symptoms may wonder: Do I have it? Until testing becomes more widely available, these people may not get a definitive answer.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Whether your mild or moderate symptoms mean you have a cold, the flu, or COVID-19 doesn't change the medical advice right now. Stay home, rest, and call or email your doctor if symptoms worsen.
Saturday, March 07, 2020
As more cases of coronavirus are confirmed in the U.S., clergy are reconsidering a variety of practices during religious services, from handshakes to close contact. Experts say that's a wise idea.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week urged the American public "to prepare in the expectation that this could be bad." Here are some of the steps you might consider.
Monday, February 17, 2020
The virus behind COVID-19 continues to spread, but there are small signs of good news — the death rate is still lower than other coronaviruses and new research confirms most cases are mild.
Friday, February 14, 2020
Most cases of the illness are characterized as mild, with symptoms similar to those of a common cold or the flu. But there have been over 1,300 deaths.
Sunday, February 02, 2020
A troubling off-shoot of the coronavirus outbreak has started to emerge: racist comments and behavior against China and people of Asian descent.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Can a mask really keep you from catching the virus? To answer that, it helps to clarify which kinds of masks we're talking about.
Monday, January 27, 2020
As China continues to report a growing number of cases of Wuhan coronavirus, images of people wearing face masks have become ubiquitous. How effective are these masks in stopping the virus' spread?
Sunday, January 26, 2020
Both involve patients who had traveled to Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the outbreak.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
From infant mortality rates to access to cancer treatment, stark health disparities exist between blacks and whites. One Michigan experiment to address that starts with money made from hospital food.
Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Elephants, snakes and crocodiles? Researchers around the globe faced risky situations to gather wild relatives of key foods. That genetic pool could be vital to helping crops adapt to climate change.
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Written on four tablets, three of which date back no later than 1730 B.C., the recipes are considered to be the oldest known. And they taste pretty good, says a scholar who re-created them.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Activists delivered a petition with 1.5 million signatures to the agency in an effort to stop a rule change that would end automatic enrollment in free school lunch for nearly 1 million kids.