Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

As New Yorkers prepare to vote, COVID-19 stays top-of-mind

Nearly three quarters (72%) of New York City residents believe that it is likely or very likely that there will be another surge of COVID-19 cases similar to the height of the pandemic last April. Despite this somber expectation, ...

Health

Most Americans not confident school reopening can be done safely

According to the latest results from an ongoing national survey of attitudes about COVID-19, most Americans do not believe it is safe for K-12 students to return to in-person classes this fall. Only 31% of respondents believe ...

Genetics

Who does (and doesn't) want a DNA ancestry test?

At-home DNA testing kits may be the latest fad, but according to new research by Stanford sociologists, not everyone is keen to find out whether they are related to the British royal family or a Neanderthal.