(SALINA, Kan.) -- NASA recently began new research to investigate how extreme summer weather may be affecting the upper layers of earth's atmosphere. Kenneth Bowman, Ph.D., the principal investigator for the Dynamics and Chemistry of the Summer Stratosphere (DCOTSS) research project, spoke to reporters about... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- There is troubling news for those infected with the COVID-19 virus. New studies have found that the virus may cause diabetes in addition to pneumonia and other health problems. Most people will recover from COVID without longer-term problems, but doctors have noticed... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- Anti-Asian hate incidents continue to rise across the country, one legislator seeks to combat racism with a new law requiring Asian American studies in public schools Illinois state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz said she wants to fight "ignorance" with the Teaching Equitable Asian-American History... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When the pandemic hit more than a year ago, rates of depression soared, with 28% of respondents in one survey reporting depressive symptoms compared with 9% before COVID-19. As levels of depression rise, public health experts typically expect suicide rates to follow.... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Two new British studies suggest that the B.1.1.7 variant is more transmissible than the original COVID-19 variants; however, it does not appear to be more deadly or cause more severe symptoms. One of the studies, published in The Lancet Public Health, also reported... Read More.
By HAYLEY YAMADA, JASMINE BROWN, and ED WIESE, ABC News(RICHLAND, Wa.) -- Members of the Robbins family have gathered at the gravesite of Christian Robbins every day since the 16-year-old high school sophomore died by suicide in April. His loss... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Two independent studies have drawn the same conclusions: billions of dollars in surplus military equipment, including armored tanks and high-powered rifles, that have been transferred by the federal government to thousands of U.S.... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Summer is here and with that comes the need for sunscreen, and also questions about what sunscreens are best for the body.Two studies -- published in JAMA,
Change.org’s now infamous petition against the tolling of Hwy 2 between Everett and Lake Stevens, which garnered over ten thousand signatures in less than three days, has crept up to 12,500 quietly over... Read More.