Maria Godoy

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Here's how to decide if you're safe to go out when you're recovering from omicron

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?


When moms get vaccinated during pregnancy, babies get protection too, study shows

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

A new study shows that getting the COVID vaccine during pregnancy confers significant protection to infants after birth.


While some states start to lift mask mandates, the CDC stays firm on its guidance

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.


Why rapid COVID tests aren't more accurate and how scientists hope to improve them

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.


22 tips for 2022: You don't need an intense workout. Small moves make a difference

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.


Here's the latest research into the accuracy of at-home rapid COVID tests

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.


Ready for an N95? Here's how to find a high-quality one that fits you well

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.


With omicron so transmissible, experts warn everyone to up their mask game

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?


As omicron spreads, here's the best and most accurate way to use rapid antigen tests

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?


22 tips for 2022: If you want to eat less meat, spice is key

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.


With omicron, you need a mask that means business

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.


Keeping safe from omicron during the holidays

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.


Rich nation, unequal health care: Why a charity that's helped Haiti is aiding the U.S.

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.


With omicron looming over the holidays, here's how to stay safe

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.


This Thanksgiving, let science help you roast a tastier turkey

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.


The Science And Policy Behind The Decision To Vaccinate Younger Children

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.


Yes, Gov. DeSantis, Studies Do Show Masks Curb Covid-19 In Schools

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.


6 Strategies To Make Classrooms Safer As The Delta Variant Spreads

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.


Elementary School COVID Outbreak Shows Why Layers Of Safety Precautions Are Necessary

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.


Use These 6 Expert Tips To Find The Best Masks For Your Kids

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.