COVID-19 data update: Texas Medical Center announces it has submitted its latest update

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) – After two years, the Texas Medical Center announced that it gave its latest update to COVID-19 data on the dashboard on Monday. “With advances in treatment and successes in vaccination, we are now able to effectively manage the virus in our community. On Monday, May 9, TMC will announce the final … Read more

How climate scientists keep hope alive as the damage worsens

In one year, University of Maine climate scientist Jacquelyn Gill lost both her mother and stepfather. She struggled with infertility and then developed an embolism in both lungs during research in the Arctic, was transferred to an intensive care unit in Siberia and nearly died. She was transported home and later had a hysterectomy. Then … Read more

Queen Elizabeth cancels performance due to ‘movement problems’

Queen Elizabeth II will not attend the royal engagement on Tuesday due to health problems. Her Royal Highness, 96, “still has episodic mobility problems,” Buckingham Palace revealed in a statement issued Monday. The palace added that “in consultation with her doctors, the ‘queen’ reluctantly decided not to attend the state opening of parliament tomorrow.” The … Read more

Queen Elizabeth cancels performance due to ‘movement problems’

Queen Elizabeth II will not attend the royal engagement on Tuesday due to health problems. Her Royal Highness, 96, “still has episodic mobility problems,” Buckingham Palace revealed in a statement issued Monday. The palace added that “in consultation with her doctors, the ‘queen’ reluctantly decided not to attend the state opening of parliament tomorrow.” The … Read more

How to know if your symptoms are bad enough to visit an allergist

Photography: Budimir Jevtic (Shutterstock) So, sneeze and rub your eyes this season allergies. Who isn’t? Allergies are common enough that many of us can manage our symptoms with over-the-counter medications and avoidance strategies such as less time outdoors on days with high pollen levels. But when are allergies severe enough that you should visit a … Read more

How to know if your symptoms are bad enough to visit an allergist

Photography: Budimir Jevtic (Shutterstock) So, sneeze and rub your eyes this season allergies. Who isn’t? Allergies are common enough that many of us can manage our symptoms with over-the-counter medications and avoidance strategies such as less time outdoors on days with high pollen levels. But when are allergies severe enough that you should visit a … Read more

Seagrass can work as a sanitary service Science

Some seaweeds are associated with lower levels of pathogens that cause gastroenteritis in the water. Reinhard Dirscherl / ullstein image via Getty Images A few years ago, a series of illnesses hit members of Joleah Lamb’s diving team. Lamb, a marine ecologist at the University of California, Irvine, researched coral disease in Indonesia with colleagues … Read more

Wall Street’s losses are exacerbated as markets fall around the world

NEW YORK (AP) – Wall Street is lowering to its lowest point in more than a year on Monday as new worries about China’s economy pile up in markets already hit by rising interest rates. The S&P 500 was 2.7% lower in afternoon trading after its fifth consecutive losing week, its longest in more than … Read more