Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Canada auto factories to make coronavirus medical equipment

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday launched plans to mobilize the country's industrial sector in the fight against coronavirus, including temporarily transitioning auto parts factories to making medical equipment.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Helping kids cope with the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 has become a source of daily conversation. As a caregiver, you may be wondering how to support your child's developmental needs and understanding of the coronavirus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Calling COVID-19 the 'Wuhan Virus' is inaccurate and xenophobic

This week, my colleagues logged on to Twitter to see "#ChinaVirus" and "#WuhanVirus" trending in the United States. Most posts were written with dismay from people who couldn't believe some government officials were influencing ...

Health

Alcoholics Anonymous most effective path to alcohol abstinence

Alcoholics Anonymous, the worldwide fellowship of sobriety seekers, is the most effective path to abstinence, according to a comprehensive analysis conducted by a Stanford School of Medicine researcher and his collaborators.

Medications

FDA: Asthma drug Singulair to get 'black box' warning

Asthma and allergy drug montelukast—sold as a generic and under the brand name Singulair—will get a "boxed warning" over potential ties to neuropsychiatric effects, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday.

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