Health (7)

What Happens in the Minutes, Hours, and Days After You Get a Vaccine?

Vaccines are designed to protect you from a virus, and the way that they succeed is by getting the immune system all worked up. But this is exactly what causes those unpleasant sid...

Alex in Health 01 July · 15

What’s Actually in the Pfizer and Moderna Coronavirus Vaccines?

As the COVID-19 vaccines roll out around the world, there is plenty of discussion about what is IN these vaccines. These are the ingredient lists for both the Pfizer/BioNTech and...

Alex in Health 11 February · 18

The COVID-19 Vaccines Are Here. So What Happens Next?

So it’s official—COVID-19 vaccines are here! As of this time, at least one vaccine candidate has been approved by the UK, the US, Canada, Mexico, and may have even been approved by...

Jacob Enderson in Health 23 December 2020 · 15

What We Need to End the Coronavirus Pandemic

COVID-19. The disease has turned our world upside down, forcing us to take dramatic measures to help stem the spread of the virus. Now, after countless months navigating lockdowns,...

Alex in Health 11 November 2020 · 10

Nose Swabs vs. Saliva: Which COVID Test Should You Take?

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but right now we are in the midst of a pandemic, which has upended life as we know it. Since the coronavirus was new, no test existed for it when it...

Alex in Health 18 September 2020 · 18

Are We On Track to Have A COVID-19 Vaccine by 2021?

We’ve all been sitting in our homes for months now, and most days we hear something about how the vaccine to stop the spread of COVID-19 is just around the corner. There are actual...

Alex in Health 03 September 2020 · 39 · 1

What Does Race Have to Do With COVID-19?

Over the course of the pandemic so far, one trend that has emerged is that the health impacts of COVID-19 vary widely by race.  Although genetic factors have been considered by so...

Alex in Health 10 August 2020 · 12 · 1