This year’s winter season has been particularly brutal for many Americans. Watch the short video and read the article that follows about best practices for surviving the cold.
Most nursing homes haven’t been admitting visitors during the pandemic. Dogs have become a welcomed distraction to lift elderly peoples’ spirits while they remain isolated.
The flu is hardly a new or unusual disease. So why does it still manage to kill thousands of Americans every year, including young and otherwise healthy people?
Skim through these questions and answers about the new COVID vaccine.
Juliane Koepcke recounts surviving a plane crash and eleven days alone in the Peruvian jungle decades earlier.
Ricardo Pimentel opened his home to about 300 dogs who, otherwise, may not have survived Hurricane Delta last month.
A slave ship’s logbook was recently found and sent to Georgetown University for preservation. Its record of enslaved lives lost during the ship’s voyage is both tragic and telling.
Read this article to learn about why all students should know what the Holocaust was and when it occurred to ensure events like these never happen again.
Read this article to learn the five things you may learn from the Coronavirus pandemic.
Survival experts discuss what the Thai soccer team that was trapped in a cave did right to get through the two weeks before they were rescued.
Because humans have a relatively low metabolism, they might survive longer than other species. This article explains more about the theory.
Many previously deadly diseases have been reined in by vaccines that we now take for granted. But the development of a vaccine can take a year or more.
A cancer diagnosis was once a death sentence, but researchers have developed a whole toolbox of treatments and preventative measures in recent decades. Learn about one of the most promising approaches to stopping this deadly disease.
Learn about the new VR format students may begin using to learn about the Holocaust.
The horrors perpetrated by the Nazis during World War II may be familiar to most of us, but one writer argues that we don’t really understand them.
Snakes and spiders top lists of things people fear, even though accidents and diseases are deadlier. The reason why harks back to the experiences of our early ancestors.
Often mixed with the relief and joy of surviving a catastrophe or war is guilt. Survivors may feel that they didn’t do enough to save others or that they bear responsibility for preventable deaths.
People sometimes talk about a cure for cancer as if it’s a nearly impossible goal. But this deadly disease takes many forms, and cures for some of those forms have already been developed.
Discover the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill years later and what these adverse effects have wrought on the local marine life.
Read about the great Irish Potato Famine, how it affected the Irish people, and how it contributed to a mass migration to the U.S.