Back in March, the pandemic began hitting early hotspot communities like Seattle.
There's a lot we can't control about the spread of coronavirus. But these five steps will help you manage your fears and protect your health.
When it comes to hair-raising experiences, why do some of us cower while others can't get enough? Ken Carter, an expert on adrenaline junkies, reveals what makes them tick.
Half of the parents of young children in a recent survey said their kids fear going to the doctor. Some admit skipping vaccines and needed appointments. Here's how to nip medical anxiety in the bud.
The Survey of American Fears reveals most Americans are preoccupied with the fear of corrupt government officials, for the fourth year running. Other anxieties include pollution and global warming.
In this account by the longtime journalist, President Trump appears convinced that the same braggadocio that made him rich and made him president will make the world conform to his own view of it.
The first episode of this season's Invisibilia podcast explores how people cope when something happens that fundamentally shifts how they view themselves. The author's mother decided to try skydiving.
NPR's Melissa Block reflects on the results of an annual survey about what most scares Americans. The American health care system, pollution and another world war rank in the top 10.
As a science journalist, I know vaccines are safe. But when it was time to take my son to get his shots, I suddenly found myself overwhelmed by fear. Does science stand a chance against emotion?