As the stock market convulses, airline schedules buckle and businesses worry their overseas supply lines will snap, President Donald Trump is looking on the sunny side of an economy clouded by the coronavirus.
By Calvin Woodward, Hope Yen, Associated Press
The coronavirus has now spread to more than 60 countries and more confirmed cases are being reported in the United States. Washington on Saturday reported the first U.S. death from the virus as new cases continue to emerge in the…
A half-century ago, about 1 in 100 American adults were severely obese. Now it's 10 times more common.
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
For weeks after the first reports of a mysterious new virus in Wuhan, millions of people poured out of the central Chinese city, cramming onto buses, trains and planes as the first wave of China’s great Lunar New Year migration…
By Erika Kinetz, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
As new cases of coronavirus continue to spread in China and around the world, a growing number of patients in the United States have been identified as being infected with the virus. Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez, a pediatrician and assistant professor…
By Yanan Wang, Associated Press
In total, 41 people in Wuhan have been diagnosed with a novel coronavirus, a family of viruses that can cause both the common cold and more severe diseases like SARS and MERS.
By Christopher Booker, Laura Fong
As a neuroscientist, professor emeritus of psychology, musician and best-selling author, Daniel Levitin has extensively studied the brain and its impact on aging. His latest book, "Successful Aging," explores the questions: what happens in the brain as we age and…
Individualized medicine, in which treatments are customized based on a patient’s unique DNA, is a rising field. Along with an ever-expanding genetic database, it offers tantalizing promise for solving some of medicine's most daunting challenges. But individualized medicine also carries…
By William Brangham
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