Jamie Ducharme, TIME.com

Jamie Ducharme


Boston, MA, United States

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Recent articles by Jamie:

Tiny Blood Clots May Be to Blame for Long COVID Symptoms, Some Researchers Say

Tiny blood clots, known as "microclots," may help explain Long COVID symptoms, a growing number of researchers argue. → Read More

Researchers Are Studying Whether Paxlovid Can Treat Long COVID

Researchers are studying whether the antiviral Paxlovid can treat chronic Long COVID symptoms including fatigue, pain, and brain fog. → Read More

For Some Families, COVID-19 Is Still Upending Holiday Plans

Even as many people return to normal, some families are shaping their holiday 2022 plans around avoiding COVID-19. → Read More

I Tested Positive for COVID-19 Right Before the Holidays. What Should I Do?

If you test positive for COVID-19 right before the holidays, what should you do? Here's when to isolate, wear a mask, and stay home. → Read More

Why New COVID-19 Variants Have Such Confusing Names

Variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, now have confusing names like BQ.1.1 and XBB. Here's how variants are named. → Read More

The Online Therapy Bubble Is Bursting

Telemental health startups like Cerebral, Done, and Ahead promised to revolutionize mental health care. The reality has been messier. → Read More

How to Stay Safe from COVID-19 During the 2022 Holiday Season

The holiday season often brings COVID-19 spikes due to travel and gatherings. Here's how to stay safe during the 2022 holiday season. → Read More

How to Be Ambitious Without Sacrificing Your Mental Health

Ambition doesn't have to destroy your mental health. The key is to harness it for a goal that serves your well-being. Here's how. → Read More

For Kids with Long COVID, Good Treatment Is Hard to Find

Kids can develop Long COVID after a case of COVID-19. Finding doctors who can treat pediatric Long COVID isn't always easy. → Read More

COVID-19 Variants BQ.1 and BQ1.1 Are Gaining Steam. Here's What to Know

Two new COVID-19 variants, BQ.1 and BQ.1.1, are spreading fast in the U.S. Here's what to know about strains BQ.1 and BQ.1.1. → Read More

We May Be in for Yet Another COVID-19 Surge This Fall and Winter

COVID-19 cases are on the rise in Europe, and some experts fear the U.S. may be facing a similar COVID-19 surge in fall and winter 2022. → Read More

Ambition Is Out. Why So Many People Are Choosing Balance

Data suggest many Americans are rethinking their careers and seeking better work-life balance. Here's why. → Read More

Why You Should Rest—a Lot—If You Have COVID-19

Resting a lot when you have COVID-19 may help prevent Long COVID. Rest and pacing can also help manage Long COVID symptoms. → Read More

Long COVID Experts and Advocates Say the Government Is Ignoring 'the Greatest Mass-Disabling Event in Human History'

Long COVID experts, patients, and advocates say the U.S. government isn't doing enough to prevent the condition and support people with it. → Read More

Should You Get Your COVID-19 Booster and Flu Shot at the Same Time?

Should you get your Omicron COVID-19 booster and flu shot at the same time? Here's what experts say about getting two vaccines at once. → Read More

Flu and COVID-19 Could Make for a Rough Fall and Winter

The U.S. 2022-2023 flu season might be worse than those of the last couple years, potentially colliding with COVID-19. → Read More

You Can Still Get Long COVID If You're Vaccinated and Boosted

Research shows that COVID-19 vaccines reduce the risk of developing Long COVID somewhat, but not completely—even if you're boosted. → Read More

How Researchers Are Working to Make IVF More Effective

Researchers around the world are trying to make in vitro fertilization (IVF) more effective through better testing, AI, and more. → Read More

U.S. Medical Schools Are Struggling to Overcome Centuries of Racism in Health Care

U.S. medical schools claim to be committed to anti-racism, but several recent discrimination lawsuits suggest some are falling short. → Read More

Need Another Reason to Exercise? It Could Protect You from COVID-19

A new research review finds that people who exercise are less likely to get severely sick from COVID-19—and to contract the disease at all. → Read More