Featured by Kat Eschner
The war on drugs didn’t work. Oregon’s plan might.
Decriminalizing drugs across the board isn’t as wild as it might sound.
To get vaccines to more people, the priority system needs to loosen up
The vaccine rollout has been shaky, but it can still get on track.
Is one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine enough?
A slow vaccine rollout means many may be left waiting for their second dose. How much does that matter?
In 2021, a new wave of evictions could also fuel a rise in COVID cases
Thousands of evictions have already taken place in 2020.
Ending the pandemic means vaccinating the whole world—but the US is focusing on itself
Getting rid of COVID-19 in the United States won’t solve the pandemic.
Five good-news health stories from this past year
The best health news of 2020.
The pandemic has had a dramatic effect on drug overdoses
New data from the CDC shows overdoses over this past year were highest in the early months of the pandemic.
There’s a new coronavirus strain in the UK, but don’t panic
This new mutation is one of 4000 strains found in SARS-CoV-2 samples around the globe.
This popular acne medication carries a disturbing legacy
Albert Kligman conducted his groundbreaking work on tretinoin primarily on local Black inmates.
COVID-19 may have been circulating in the U.S. as early as last year
A new CDC report found evidence of SARS-CoV-2 infection in blood samples from late 2019.