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Coronavirus FAQ: How Do I Protect Myself From The U.K. Variant?

Friday, January 08, 2021

The newly detected strain — dubbed B.1.1.7 — appears to be more contagious. What precautions might be effective in trying to keep from getting infected?


Coronavirus FAQ: How Do I Clean My Mask — Washing Machine? Oven? Broccoli Steamer?

Friday, November 13, 2020

Readers want to know the best way to maintain a reusable mask? There are a few options. But spoiler alert ... keep it out of the oven!


Coronavirus FAQ: Is It A Good Idea To Buy An Air Cleaner For My Home?

Friday, September 04, 2020

Do portable air cleaning machines really help reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the home? The frustrating short answer: "It depends." Find out what it depends upon.


With Scarce Access To Interpreters, Immigrants Struggle To Understand Doctors' Orders

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Despite laws guaranteeing access to health care, non-English speakers in the U.S. often rely on family and friends as ad hoc interpreters — and may misunderstand what doctors think they're conveying.