How Dogs Might Help Sniff Out Coronavirus Infections at Miami Heat Games

Like everything else, sporting events have been thrown into turmoil by the COVID-19 pandemic. Games have been cancelled and postponed, and fans haven't been allowed in many stadiums for several months. (Fan attendance across the country depends on a number of factors, including local coronavirus guidelines, which vary by state.) In Florida, the Miami Heat have announced they'll use coronavirus-sniffing […]

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KHN on the Air This Week

December 4, 2020 KHN correspondent Aneri Pattani discussed how Black faith communities provide support in the face of racial unrest and COVID-19 with Newsy on Thursday. Click here to watch Pattani on Newsy Read Pattani’s “Amid COVID and Racial Unrest, Black Churches Put Faith in Mental Health Care” KHN chief Washington correspondent Julie Rovner discussed President-elect Joe Biden’s plans for […]

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Prayers and Grief Counseling After COVID: Trying to Aid Healing in Long-Term Care

A tidal wave of grief and loss has rolled through long-term care facilities as the coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 91,000 residents and staffers — nearly 40% of recorded COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. And it’s not over: Facilities are bracing for further shocks as coronavirus cases rise across the country. Workers are already emotionally drained and exhausted after […]

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I can’t sleep because I started having this itching and burning feeling on my testicles and sometimes my penis. It makes it pretty hard for me to sleep. Help!

Thanks for your question. When there’s an itching and burning sensation by the testicles and penis it’s a good time to see your health care provider. These symptoms may suggest a fungal skin infection called tinea cruris, or jock itch. They may also suggest a possible sexually transmitted infection. Your health care provider will likely perform a genital exam and […]

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Taurus Horoscope 2021: What the Stars Predict for You This Year

Read your sign's monthly horoscope to see what the universe has in store for you, or check out the Taurus personality profile. Get ready for 2021, Taurus. 2020 was historically awful, and now we must collectively start to pick up the pieces and move on with life. This will mean different things for everyone, but for you, dear Taurus, 2021 […]

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Don receives award from pediatric radiology society

Steven Don, MD, an associate professor of radiology and of pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the 2020 Pioneer Award from the Society for Pediatric Radiology for his innovative work in the development of digital radiography and digital imaging. The Pioneer Award honors individuals who have advanced pediatric radiology through innovation, forethought and leadership. […]

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Patrick Quinn, Co-Founder of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Dies at 37 after 7-Year Battle With the Disease

Unless you spent the entire summer of 2014 offline, you'll remember the viral Ice Bucket Challenge. Everybody from Oprah Winfrey to Miley Cyrus took the challenge, which involved taking videos of themselves dumping buckets of ice water on their heads, sharing the footage online, and nominating others to do the same. But the most important step was donating to ALS […]

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Doctors Thought This 25-Year-Old Had COVID-19 After Showing All the Symptoms—But It Was Actually a Flea-Borne Illness

When a 25-year-old man from Southern California experienced headaches, fever, chills, and muscle pain in July, the first thing his doctor did was test him for COVID-19. The patient tested negative, but his symptoms persisted and he sought care at the emergency department. Eventually—after another negative COVID-19 test and almost three weeks of symptoms—he was diagnosed with murine typhus, a […]

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What November's Aquarius Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

Read what your sign's 2020 horoscope predictions have in store for you or check out the Aquarius personality profile.  Welcome to November, Aquarius! You're the humanitarian of the zodiac, so this year has been a stressful time for you. The month of October likely saw you stepping into a leadership position, either in your community or your professional life, and you may be […]

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