2022 tied for the fifth-hottest year on record, NASA says
Nine of the 10 hottest years on record have occurred in the past decade, say NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - January 12, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Corinne Purtill Source Type: news

Even after mild cases of COVID, long COVID symptoms can linger for a year or more
Mild cases of COVID-19 can cause patients to suffer long COVID symptoms, and a new study finds that some of those symptoms can linger for more than a year. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - January 12, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Corinne Purtill Source Type: news

Damar Hamlin's collapse showed the need for CPR skills. Here's where to get them
The collapse of an NFL player during Monday night's game has spurred interest in how to give life-saving aid to people in cardiac arrest. Classes abound in Southern California. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - January 4, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Jon Healey Source Type: news

Scientists explore using psychedelics to treat alcohol, drug disorders
Psilocybin and many other psychedelics are broadly prohibited under federal law. But U.S. researchers have been legally scrutinizing their use in scores of clinical trials. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - January 2, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Emily Alpert Reyes Source Type: news

Hepatitis C is a slow-moving killer that can be stopped. What's getting in the way?
Hepatitis C can now be cured in most cases with antiviral medication. Yet in the U.S., only a fraction of people who are found to be infected promptly start treatment. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - January 1, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Emily Alpert Reyes Source Type: news