Experts discuss how heat affects the most vulnerable

Extreme heat threatens the health of vulnerable populations such as children, laborers, and the elderly. A Stanford pediatrician, emergency medicine doctor, and professor of Earth system science discuss how we can best adapt ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Medic's death highlights COVID strain on China hospitals

The death of a young medical student in China ignited concern Thursday over the strain on the country's healthcare system as staff battle a nationwide surge in coronavirus cases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Diabetes almost doubles risk of death from COVID

People with diabetes were almost twice as likely to die with COVID and almost three times as likely to be critically or severely ill compared to those without diabetes.


When a critically ill child is homeless

On a single night in 2020, roughly 172,000 in families with children and 34,000 unaccompanied youth under age 25 were homeless, according to government figures. Many more families are housing insecure amid skyrocketing rents.

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