Maria Godoy appears in the following:
Thursday, February 17, 2022
The CDC says you can end isolation after five days. But emerging research shows with omicron, many people could be infectious for several days past that. So how do you determine if you're good to go?
Tuesday, February 15, 2022
A new study shows that getting the COVID vaccine during pregnancy confers significant protection to infants after birth.
Wednesday, February 09, 2022
While governors in several states are moving to lift mask mandates, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today reiterated that it's not changing it's mask guidance.
Sunday, January 23, 2022
Recent research and anecdotes suggest some people are testing negative on rapid tests even after they have symptoms, then later testing positive. Here's what researchers think is going on.
Friday, January 21, 2022
Making exercise a daily habit can feel daunting if it feels like it counts only when you go all in. Instead, remember that every small movement counts.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
As people use at-home rapid tests more and more, they're noticing some idiosyncrasies with the results. Here's the latest research examining the accuracy of these tests.
Saturday, January 15, 2022
The CDC says high-filtration masks like N95s provide the best protection. Here's how to find a good one — and avoid the fakes. Plus tips on how to fit them and how long to wear them.
Thursday, January 13, 2022
The CDC is expected to recommend that Americans to upgrade their masks to high-efficiency respirators. But how do you find one that fits you — and is legit?
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.