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The Forgotten Fight Against COVID-19: Are You Protecting Your Phone?In the last few months, COVID-19 has drastically changed our norms. While everyone is social distancing, masking up and wiping down every door knob in a three-mile-radius, what about the germ magnets we all keep glued to our finger tips; our cell phones.
How Can I Safely BBQ With Friends, Family This Summer? Answers To Common Coronavirus Questions From Dr. Dave HnidaDr. Dave Hnida answers common questions about staying safe from coronavirus this summer while still enjoying the warm weather and company of friends.
How Safe Is Going On Vacation? Summer Coronavirus Questions Answered By Dr. Max GomezWith coronavirus limitations easing and summer in full swing, Dr. Max Gomez answers questions about safety while vacationing and enjoying outdoor activities.
Does Heat, Sun Kill Coronavirus? Frequently Asked Summertime Questions About COVID-19 Answered By Dr. Mallika MarshallDr. Mallika Marshall, a practicing physician, answers common questions about coronavirus safety this summer at the pool, the beach and out and about.
Researchers Developing Device That Could Detect COVID-19 Using Your SmartphoneWhat started as a device to help detect a Zika virus could become be programmed to identify COVID-19 instead, say researchers in Utah.
Texas State Board Says Rapid DNA Machines Jeopardize CasesA state board in Texas has asked a growing government provider of rapid DNA machines used in high-profile projects to halt work.
Study: Drivers Who Smoke Weed Don't Think They'll Get Arrested For Driving HighWhile nearly 15 million Americans admit to driving within one hour after using marijuana, most don't think they'll get arrested for driving while high.
Study: Household Cosmetic Products Send Children To ER Every 2 HoursA new study finds that every two hours in the U.S., a child is brought to the emergency room due to unintentional exposure to personal care and cosmetic products.
Childhood Poverty Continues To Swell, Especially In The SouthwestTexas' childhood population swelled by an additional 2.5 million since 1990. The number of children in poverty there increased from about 1.1 million to 1.5 million.
Bags Of King Arthur Flour Recalled Over Possible E. Coli ContaminationA safety alert for all cooks to check their baking products. Select bags of King Arthur Flour are being recalled due to possible E. coli contamination.
U.S. Measles Outbreak Hits New Record HighMeasles cases in the U.S. have surged to a new high, eclipsing the total number of cases from all of 1992, the worst in 27 years.
Study: NFL Players More Likely Than MLB Players To Die From Brain, Heart ProblemsA new study suggests professional football players may be more likely to die from degenerative brain diseases and heart problems than pro baseball players but the reasons are unclear.