Keto Might Change Your Gut in More Ways Than One

The now-trendy keto diet is said to turn fat into fuel. But a new, small study says it may also change the vast array of microbes residing in your gut (the microbiome).

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WHO Predicts COVID Will Take Heavy Toll in Africa

Without quick action, the new coronavirus could sicken up to a quarter-billion people in Africa during the pandemic’s first year and claim 190,000 lives, a new modeling forecast suggests.

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Combination Drug Therapy For COVID Treatment

A U.S. federally funded clinical trial is testing whether the experimental antiviral drug remdesivir works better against COVID-19 if given with a powerful anti-inflammatory drug called baricitinib.

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Lockdown 1 Week Earlier Would Have Saved 36k Lives

Nearly 36,000 American lives would have been spared if strict social distancing measures had been enacted across the country just one week earlier than they were, new estimates suggest.

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Coronavirus Daily Digest: May 21, 2020

A roundup of the latest news about COVID-19

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Lockdown Got You Feeling Low? Yoga May Help

New research says people under stay-at-home orders turning to online yoga as a way to manage the stress may be onto something.

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341: Q&A With Katie: Motivation, Magnesium, Homeschooling & Parenting Teens

I’m coming to you solo today to answer your most frequently asked questions, and you asked some great ones! I’ll be giving a long-awaited update on how (and why) we homeschool, whether our food rules still apply as our kids get older, what I’d do differently as a parent if I could do it all again […]

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COVID Can Complicate Pregnancy If Mom Is Obese

Some pregnant women with COVID-19 do become severely ill, and the risk may be elevated for those who were obese or had conditions like asthma before pregnancy, a new study suggests.

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