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Lindsey Theis

Science and Health Reporter

Lindsey Theis (which rhymes with "peace") is an award-winning storyteller who joined Newsy as a health and wellness reporter. She came to Newsy after working at WGN and CNN. Most recently, she was a local TV anchor and reporter in Omaha, Nebraska. There, Lindsey covered everything from the 2014 Ebola epidemic to goat yoga. Outside of news, Lindsey's a theater and comedy nerd and helps run a comedy nonprofit she co-founded, Big Canvas improv.

  Recent Work
Mayra Ramirez and Brian Kuhns are both recovering from double lung transplants after COVID-19 complications.
Northwestern MedicineSci/Health

Patients Share Stories Of Double Lung Transplant After COVID-19

Someone gets an experimental coronavirus vaccine.
University of Oxford via APSci/Health

How Do Vaccine Trials Get Their Volunteer Testers?

Nurse Kathe Olmstead, gives Melissa Harting an injection as the world's biggest COVID-19 study begins.
AP Photo/Hans PenninkSci/Health

Largest COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Underway

Researcher in lab
John Cairns, University of Oxford via APSci/Health

Could CBD Help Fight Severe Cases Of COVID-19?

A pregnant woman wearing a face mask and gloves
AP Photo/Charles KrupaSci/Health

Research Suggests Pregnant Women May Pass COVID-19 To Their Babies

Socially distanced classroom
Twitter/Andrew McGuireSci/Health

Teachers, Doctors Wary Of Health Risks Of Reopening Schools

Jason Janahanian, 39, is recovering after being in the ICU for COVID-19 in April 2020.

Younger COVID-19 Patients May Face Recovery Complications

A person getting a massage

Is Getting A Massage Risky?

A child playing with blocks

How Risky Is Bringing My Kids To Day Care?

A nail technician giving a pedicure.

How Risky is Getting My Eyebrows Waxed and a Pedicure?

People in church

How Risky Is Going To Church?

A wedding reception

Is Going To A Wedding Risky?

People watching fireworks

Would Going To See A Fireworks Display Be Risky?

A stack of paperwork detailing positive COVID-19 test results sits in a box.

What Went Wrong In The U.S.' COVID-19 Fight?

A person working wearing a mask.

How Risky Is Being A Restaurant Worker With Underlying Health Issues?

A person packing boxes

What's The Risk Of Moving Into A New Place?

A potluck dinner.

What's The Risk Of A Potluck?

Uber app on a smartphone

What's The Risk Of Catching COVID-19 From Using A Ride-Share?

COVID-19 test site
Matt York / APU.S.

In 2 Weeks, 10 States Have Seen New COVID-19 Cases Double

Person on an e-scooter

What's The Risk Of Using An E-Scooter?

Children playing with bubbles

What's The Risk Of Letting My Kids Play Outside?

Someone paying with cash.

What's The Risk Of Using Cash?

Person wearing mask

Study: COVID-19 Isolation Didn't Significantly Boost Loneliness

A couple and a realtor

What's The Risk Of House Hunting?

A hotel room

What's The Risk Of Staying In A Hotel?

A Black Lives Matter protester.

Understanding Racial Trauma

A person on a bike

What's The Risk Of Going On A Bike Ride With Friends?

A person on a bike

What's The Risk Of Working In A Warehouse?

A bottle of Dexamethasone
Phillip Jeffery/ CC by 2.0U.S.

U.K. Study: Cheap Steroid Dexamethasone Lowered COVID-19 Deaths

Food on a table

What's The Risk Of Going Out To Eat?