The dual effects of COVID-19 lockdowns on air quality

The dual effects of COVID-19 lockdowns on air quality

A recent satellite analysis suggests that the COVID-19 lockdown is reducing two pollutants but increasing another. Share on PinterestA reduction in traffic appears to be having a double-edged effect on air pollution. With so many people working from home or sheltering in place, a reduction in automobile emissions is one potentially positive outcome of the […]
New study warns of COVID-19 impact on cardiovascular health

New study warns of COVID-19 impact on cardiovascular health

A recent study shows that a significant number of people who develop coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) may experience serious cardiovascular complications. Moreover, some possible treatments of the respiratory disease could end up harming cardiovascular health. Share...
An open letter to healthcare professionals

An open letter to healthcare professionals

Dr. Yenting Chen is a board certified emergency medicine physician practicing at the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center emergency departments in Berkeley and Oakland, California. In this opinion piece, he discusses the importance of empathy when tackling misinformation...