Tag Archives: Despite

For Spring Season, Young Athletes Get Back in the Game Despite Covid Risk

This spring, high school senior Nathan Kassis will play baseball in the shadow of covid-19 — wearing a neck gaiter under his catcher’s mask, sitting 6 feet from teammates in the dugout and trading elbow bumps for hugs after wins. “We’re looking forward to having a season,” said the 18-year-old catcher for Dublin Coffman High… Read More »

The baby bust is here: Birth rates are falling despite our close quarters

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Health Family & Child Indicators suggest women in many countries are rethinking pregnancy Author of the article: Shari Kulha Publishing date: Mar 09, 2021  •  8 hours ago  •  4 minute read  •  97 Comments In previous epidemics, birth rates have been known to fall but pick up again about four… Read More »

Vaccines should end the pandemic, despite the variants, say experts

A Harvard immunologist said current vaccines appear to be effective enough to end the pandemic, despite growing concerns that more infectious COVID-19 variants would severely blunt the effectiveness of the preventative treatments and set the nation back in its fight against the disease. Galit Alter, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Ragon… Read More »

Athletes have poor teeth despite brushing

Elite athletes have bad teeth despite putting more effort into looking after them than other people, a study shows. UCL scientists interviewed 352 British athletes, including those preparing to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil. It showed they were far more likely to brush twice a day and floss between their teeth,… Read More »