"I don't like feeling helpless," said Galveston resident Taylor Wilson, on his project to protect local hospital staff from saliva.
The root for “tele” comes from the Greek language meaning “far off, afar, at or to a distance” giving us such words as television, telegraph, telescopic. The root of “health” is an old English word, “hale,” meaning “wholeness, being whole, sound or well.”
A vaccine is often the solution in Hollywood’s portrayal of contagious disease outbreaks. The fictional vaccine is created on the fly and with little or no testing, is given to the public.
As our community faces the challenges caused by COVID-19 by preparing our homes, finding online lessons for our children and working remotely, we can’t forget to take care of our mental health. Everyone reacts differently during stressful situations, but when a situation requires social dist…
The Sealy & Smith Foundation has awarded $1 million to the University of Texas Medical Branch to buy critical supplies and equipment and expand capacity to care for patients in the midst of the hospital’s coronavirus response.
An infectious disease researcher's work reveals the effect of coronaviruses on elderly people, those with complicating conditions and those carrying a high viral load.
At least three cases have been reported in China, and many people who had contact with the infected were placed in medical quarantine to prevent a larger outbreak.
It has been studied and found to be true for decades that human beings who are physically active throughout their lives are happier, more successful and healthier. At present, we’re in very strange and stressful times and this is true for all age groups. Physical activity helps remove stress…