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Political ideology is harming health care

Four hundred years ago, Italian astronomer Galileo was persecuted for advancing Copernicus’s theory that the earth and other planets rotate around the sun. This heliocentric theory violated the prevailing belief dating back to Aristotle and…

Can I get COVID-19 through my eyes or ears?

It’s possible through the eyes, but not likely through the ears. As with the nose and mouth, doctors say the eyes may be a route of infection if someone with the virus coughs or sneezes nearby. Infection is also possible when rubbing your…

Pakistan, India coronavirus cases, deaths spike

Pakistan reported a record single-day spike in coronavirus-related deaths with 82 new fatalities and 4,688 cases that it says resulted from increased testing in the past 24 hours. Pakistan’s outbreak has grown steadily since the country’s…

Nepal’s honey hunters

DANGLING FROM A rope ladder high in the Himalayan cliffs of central Nepal, Gurung honey hunters brave tornadoes of angry bees to collect their otherworldly golden nests. It's a tradition that's carried on for generations, with roots going…