Maria Godoy appears in the following:
Friday, January 07, 2022
Testing has become more important than ever as people try to get their lives back to normal. But what's the best way to get tested, which tests are best, and are rapid antigen tests even accurate?
Monday, January 03, 2022
Trying to eat less meat? Make sure your meat-free meals are just as satisfying by seasoning your vegetables with the same spices you use to cook meat. It will carry some of that flavor over.
Thursday, December 23, 2021
To block a variant this transmissible, scientists say you need an N95 or other high-filtration mask. Here's how to find a good one and when to wear it.
Wednesday, December 22, 2021
The omicron variant is so contagious that researchers who study transmission say consumers should consider wearing N95s and taking a rapid COVID test shortly before gathering with friends and family.
Saturday, December 18, 2021
The charity Partners in Health aims to improve health services in lower income places like Haiti and Rwanda. Now it's setting up a permanent presence in the U.S. with an $11 million federal grant.
Saturday, December 04, 2021
There's a lot we don't know about the new COVID variant. Many people are wondering if they can fly and go to holiday parties and restaurants — or should just hide out. We asked doctors for answers.
Sunday, November 21, 2021
Cooking your bird to a safe 165 F often just results in a dry boring plate of meat. Luckily food scientists have studied this problem. Learn their techniques to roast your tastiest bird yet.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Chile has started vaccinating kids age 6 to 11 against COVID, one of the few nations in the world to immunize kids under 12. A handful of other countries are also giving shots to younger kids.
Friday, September 10, 2021
Several studies over the past year and a half have arrived at the same conclusion: mask wearing significantly limits transmission of the coronavirus in schools.
Friday, September 03, 2021
Research shows increasingly that layering one strategy on top of another can help minimize the spread of the coronavirus in classrooms.
Wednesday, September 01, 2021
A COVID outbreak in a California elementary school has highlighted how formidable a foe delta is in classrooms. That's why experts say it's vital schools deploy multiple strategies to curb cases.
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
This year, face masks are on most parents' list of back-to-school supplies. But which ones are most effective? Here's how to choose the right one for your child.
Monday, August 16, 2021
Many parents have seen their kids' weight go up after months of disrupted schedules and excess screen time. Here's how to respond, without causing new problems, like body image issues.
Monday, August 09, 2021
Emerging data suggest children gained excess weight during the pandemic. Parents can follow some tips on how to get their kids back to being active and healthy.
Saturday, July 31, 2021
New data on the Delta variant has researchers wondering what the mutation could mean for the evolution of COVID-19 as it continues to spread.
Sunday, July 25, 2021
A key CDC advisory panel presented evidence that an additional shot could boost the chances that people with weakened immune systems will get a protective response. Right now, such use isn't allowed.
Sunday, July 18, 2021
There were recalls of some sunscreen and after-sun products last week when testing revealed the presence of a carcinogenic chemical.
Wednesday, July 07, 2021
Maryland is among just a handful of states where at least half of the Latino population is vaccinated. Here are the people making a difference.
Tuesday, July 06, 2021
Vaccination rates have stalled across the U.S., but are on the rise among Latinos. That's thanks in part to volunteer promotoras — foot soldiers known as health promoters.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
The COVID vaccines haven't proved very effective for people living with organ transplants. But getting a third dose of the mRNA vaccines gave a big bump in antibody levels in a new study.