In this post, the SciMoms answer FAQs about COVID vaccines, their efficacy, and whether they will be safe.
In this series of COVID FAQs, the SciMoms answer your frequently asked questions about the novel coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic. In this section, we focus on COVID-19 immunity and herd immunity.
Image credit: Наркологическая Клиника The United States has one of the highest numbers of daily COVID-19 deaths in the world. There are many underlying causes, like poor healthcare in many populations, the lack of social safety nets, and low pandemic readiness. Perhaps most frustrating of all? The way our government’s partisanization of science has broken … Continue reading COVID-19 Science Has Become Partisan. Who Can You Trust?
Visual: Pixabay user stevepb If you’ve had a baby in the last few years, you may have been confused about when, exactly, to introduce common allergenic foods, like peanuts, cow’s milk, eggs, and shellfish. You may have heard that delaying these foods beyond one year of age can help prevent food allergies. The American Academy … Continue reading Reducing the Risk of Food Allergies, Starting With Baby’s First Foods
We often hear that “We’re sicker than we’ve ever been before”. But is this true? This article looks at whether there are more cases of cancer.
Many parents are wary of vaccines due to understandable concerns about our healthcare. However, these concerns should not give parents a blank check to avoid vaccinating. This post explores why.
"GMOs" have become a stand-in for some very real concerns, but fear, anger, and distrust over "GMOs" distract us from these deeper questions.
In this post, we explore whether there are actually more cases of autism.