Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists have been working to discover the risks and ways to protect our health, including the foods we eat. Read some of their findings in this article.
Is eating in a restaurant or going to a concert a bold action or a careless risk?
Feeling overwhelmed by all the information on the internet? That “foggy” sensation in your brain after hours of pointing, clicking, tapping, and swiping has a name. It’s called information overload. Read this article to learn more about it.
Read about the cutting-edge breakthrough scientists have made in making fear a thing of the past.
Researchers are eager to gather data about how well COVID-19 vaccines protect children and teenagers, but are running into resistance. Would you take the risk of testing a new vaccine?
This piece examines several ways Shakespeare was affected by the plague. It also points out how the plague plays an crucial role in the plot of Romeo and Juliet.
Learn why product marketing may be crucial to public health.
Over a century and a half after emancipation, why are Black Americans statistically more likely to suffer from health problems?
Learn about the educational path that led to the successful development of a desperately needed vaccine.
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.
Learn about Karina Hollekim, a daredevil who survived a failed parachute jump and eventually was able to ski again.
What good does ambition do us? One researcher examined the lives of more than 700 people across 70 years to find out the answer to the question. Read to learn what he discovered.
As more and more people live in urban areas and have limited exposure to the outdoors, more people are becoming afraid of nature. Read this article to find out about the dangers of nature phobias on people and the planet.
Parents try to teach children to clean up after themselves. Now some schools are assigning sweeping, mopping, trash removal, and other cleaning work to students.
As school doors were closing in the spring of 2020, one Texas 8th grader was using her knowledge and curiosity to tackle the pandemic.
Empathy—the ability to understand the feelings of others—is an important aspect of emotional intelligence. However, the author of this piece suggests that empathy can have negative effects. Click the link to learn more.
Check out this link for some information on developing emotional intelligence, which includes skills like being aware of your own emotions as well as understanding how others are feeling.
Participating in society in ways like volunteering or voting provides some surprising health benefits.
How might students in the future learn about the pivotal year of 2020? Read one historian’s chapter, written when the year was only half over.