Public Health

Mindful People Don't Seem to Cope with Stress Better

Study participants were “sweating the small stuff.”

VA Plans for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced partnerships with other agencies Tuesday in an effort to prep for a possible COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

Cancel Thanksgiving

This is a moment for creativity.

COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium Shifts Focus to Patient Outcomes

In its second phase, the supercomputing group will prioritize projects that offer to help coronavirus patients in the near future.

COVID-19 Is Out of Control. What Can We Do?

We need a one-two punch to knock the virus down and then keep it down.

Will Low-Income Countries Have to Wait on COVID Vaccines?

The global assessment of purchasing agreements shows that high-income countries, as well as a few middle-income countries flush with manufacturing capacity, have already purchased nearly 3.8 billion doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Coronavirus Cases Are Spiking at Federal Agencies

More than 100,000 federal personnel have now tested positive for COVID-19, with some agencies experiencing acute upticks.

Why Sleep Experts Say It's Time to Ditch Daylight Saving Time

Our internal circadian clocks would not be misaligned for half the year.

HHS, FBI, CISA Warn Hospitals of ‘Imminent’ Ransomware Attacks

The agencies warn paying criminals won’t guarantee recovery of crucial data.

Health Insurers Are Starting to Roll Back Coverage for Telehealth – Even Though Demand Is Way Up Due to COVID-19

Due to the financial strain on health care systems and insurers, the increase in telehealth use may be forced to shrink even though the public health crisis remains.

Cold? Flu? COVID? Here's How to Tell.

A sniffle may spark more worries than usual.

How to Use COVID-19 Testing and Quarantining to Safely Travel for the Holidays

COVID-19 testing is not as simple as yes or no, infected or safe.

The Coronavirus Surge That Will Define the Next 4 Years

Cases are rising in all but nine states. Unlike the past two waves, this one has no epicenter.

3 Tips from Federal HR Pros on Recruiting Talent in a Pandemic

Proactive federal agencies are recruiting where the talent is: online.

Religious Life Was Converting to Tech Before COVID

Livestreamed services, which people view from home, are the new normal.

The Vaccine News That Really Matters

Soon COVID-19 vaccine makers will release early data from large clinical trials, and the results could be ambiguous.