Category Archives: CNN – Health

How to talk to our kids about traumatic events, according to a 9/11 responder

Isaac Rothbart’s twins had always known their daddy doesn’t like fireworks. But he’d never told his kids why. Then, while celebrating their fifth birthday at Disney World, the family wound up close to an unexpected pyrotechnics show. Rothbart “didn’t react well.” His wife noticed him shutting down and ushered the whole family indoors. That’s when…MORE

What to make of the CDC’s new guidelines for vaccinated people? Dr. Wen explains

What to make of the CDC’s new guidelines for vaccinated people? Dr. Wen explains

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 do not need to wear masks or practice physical distancing in virtually all indoor and outdoor settings. This was an abrupt shift from the CDC’s previous guidance, which had detailed color-coded pictures that many criticized as being too confusing and…MORE

Lab rats are overwhelmingly male, and that’s a problem

Lab rats are overwhelmingly male, and that’s a problem

The data didn’t make sense. Five years ago, University of Maryland researcher Alisa Morss Clyne was studying pulmonary hypertension — a type of high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs — in human cells she had cultured in her lab. But the results she was seeing just didn’t stack up. “We had…MORE

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