(WASHINGTON) -- There may have been nearly 17 million undiagnosed COVID-19 cases in the United States in the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new National Institutes of Health study. The study suggests that the prevalence of COVID-19 in the spring and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The number of Black people killed in traffic crashes rose 23% in 2020 compared to the year prior, according to early estimates from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Out of the 38,680 people that were killed in traffic crashes last year,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A potential housing crisis looms over the nation's post-pandemic recovery, researchers warn, as more than 4 million Americans said they could lose their home in the next two months. With a disproportionately large share of those facing evictions or foreclosures low-income or... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — One year after the murder of George Floyd spotlighted issues of systemic racism in the U.S., a new study found corporate America has made great leaps to increase diversity in boardrooms. Of the 456 new independent directors added to the boardrooms of companies listed... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An extra boost of a vaccine may mean more protection for organ transplant recipients in their fight against COVID-19, a new study finds. Solid organ transplant recipients, including kidney, liver, heart and lungs, are part of a larger group of immunocompromised individuals,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The key to easing partisanship on the topic of global warming may be in the way the messages are conveyed, according to new research. Tailoring online messaging and advertising toward Republican voters could shift their views on climate change, a new study... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two coronavirus vaccines have shown to be effective against the variant first identified in India, according to a recent study. British government researchers studied the effectiveness of the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines against India variant B.1.617.2 and the U.K. variant, B.1.1.7. The study,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The cost of care at clinics is a major factor driving patients to seek self-managed abortion through telemedicine, a new study published Friday found. Aid Access, a nonprofit advocacy group founded by a Dutch doctor, helps individuals’ access abortion by arranging to... Read More.
(LONDON) -- COVID-19 patients in Africa who become critically ill are more likely to die than those in any other region of the world, according to a new study. The report, published Thursday in the peer-reviewed medical journal The Lancet, was based on data... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Climate change may be bringing forest fires back from the dead after a long winter buried underground, according to a new study. Zombie forest fires -- a fire that smolders beneath the surface during the winter and reignites when temperatures warm --... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new study on pregnant people and COVID-19 vaccines is adding to the growing body of evidence showing the vaccine is safe during pregnancy. Researchers at Northwestern University studying people who had been fully vaccinated during pregnancy, found the vaccine had no... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The fate of coral reefs around the world remains grim should global warming continue at its current rate, according to new research. Coral reefs will stop growing in the next decade or so unless a significant reduction in greenhouse gases is achieved,... Read More.