menu_open
Carolyn Barber

Carolyn Barber

Fortune

We use cookies to provide some features and experiences in QOSHE

More information  .  Close

COVID can cause new health problems even 3 years after infection, study finds. 'We don’t know what’s going to happen at 10 years'

A new report reinforces that the virus is not going away.

latest 100

Fortune

Carolyn Barber

America has a $250 billion problem: Microplastics have invaded our bloodstreams and may increase the risk of heart attack and stroke

Here's what we know about microplastics and their potential effects on human health.

06.05.2024 100

Fortune

Carolyn Barber

1 in 3 Americans who die in hospital had sepsis–and that’s just one of the many areas where AI can improve early diagnosis

The notion of AI as not only helpful but essential to the future practice of medicine is beginning to take root.

27.03.2024 50

Fortune

Carolyn Barber

'Absolutely Horrific.' What U.S. Doctors Saw in Gaza

John Kahler once again heard the sound, the wailing. Inside a room at MedGlobal’s wound care clinic in Rafah, another one of the 150 to 200 patients...

15.03.2024 20

Time

Carolyn Barber

‘A third of the Bible has to do with healing the sick’: How a medical oasis sprung up in Memphis to cover the working uninsured

A nonprofit that accepts little government funding and makes no money is thriving as Memphis business and individual donors cover its $27 million...

29.02.2024 10

Fortune

Carolyn Barber

'On par with cancer and heart disease': Experts, patients warn Congress about the burden of long COVID as the government blows through $1.15 billion without finding a cure

There’s a strong argument to be made for the government to provide the funding–and then mostly get out of the way.

24.01.2024 30

Fortune

Carolyn Barber

COVID-19 v. Flu: A ‘much more serious threat,’ new study into long-term risks concludes

‘We trivialize COVID infections at our peril,’ says the author of the study.

15.12.2023 80

Fortune

Carolyn Barber

Inside long COVID’s war on the body: Researchers are trying to find out whether the virus has the potential to cause cancer

'There’s not great evidence to support SARS-CoV-2 being an oncogenic virus–but this virus has surprised us over and over.'

23.11.2023 7

Fortune

Carolyn Barber

The growing case for doing less: How harmless cancers are being overdiagnosed in America

The pattern extends to multiple cancers, including those affecting the breast, prostate, melanoma, and thyroid.

02.10.2023 2

Fortune

Carolyn Barber

02085a7adcdf76f7db8ec477ae29abfb