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Personal ties: Harris' family in India grapples with New! 2021-05-06 19:14:15The coronavirus crisis in India has created diplomatic and humanitarian challenges for the Biden administration

Appeals judges skeptical about reinstating NC abortion ban New! 2021-05-06 19:07:15Federal judges have expressed skepticism about reinstating North Carolina’s ban on abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy

Alabama House drops resistance, OKs medical marijuana bill New! 2021-05-06 18:19:04The Alabama House of Representatives has overcome years of resistance in approving medical marijuana legislation

The Latest: NYC mayor plans to keep ordering New! 2021-05-06 17:30:22New York City plans to keep ordering as many doses as it can from the federal government

EXPLAINER: Why patents on COVID vaccines are so New! 2021-05-06 16:50:16The Biden administration’s call to lift patent protections on COVID-19 vaccines to help poor parts of the world get more doses has drawn praise

Italy set to vaccinate small island populations in New! 2021-05-06 14:30:17Italy is set to start a mass vaccination campaign on some of its small, remote islands where numbers of residents and health care services are limited

Germany makes AstraZeneca vaccine available to all adults New! 2021-05-06 13:24:05Germany making the AstraZeneca vaccine available immediately to all adults

India's gov't eases hospital oxygen shortage as demand New! 2021-05-06 13:09:00Under order by the Supreme Court, India’s government has agreed to provide more medical oxygen to hospitals in the capital city of New Delhi

National Teacher of Year focuses on individual student New! 2021-05-06 12:55:52The newly named National Teacher of the Year is a Las Vegas special education teacher

Vatican conference features Fauci, Francis — and Aerosmith New! 2021-05-06 12:52:50The CEOs of pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Moderna have joined cardinals, academics and the lead guitarist of Aerosmith in opening a unique Vatic

Alcohol deaths in England, Wales, hit 20-year high New! 2021-05-06 12:08:15New British government figures show that alcohol-related deaths in England and Wales jumped by a fifth in 2020 to reach their highest level in two dec

Russia approves single-dose version of Sputnik V vaccine New! 2021-05-06 12:03:04Russian authorities have given regulatory approval to a single-dose version of the country’s Sputnik V vaccine

NYT > Health

Operating Rooms Go Under the Knife 2021-05-05 09:40:23Hospitals are bringing together surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses with architects, engineers and administrative staff to rethink the modern opera

Bill and Melinda Gates Are Divorcing 2021-05-05 09:08:40The announcement raises questions about the fate of their fortune. The couple helped create the Giving Pledge, but much of his Microsoft money has not

FDA Set to Authorize Pfizer Vaccine for Adolescents 2021-05-05 09:03:30The U.S. vaccination campaign will soon expand to millions more people, but public health experts say the move raises complicated questions about supp

This New Covid Vaccine Could Bring Hope to 2021-05-05 08:55:30The German company CureVac hopes its RNA vaccine will rival those made by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech. It could be ready next month.

Why Exercise Can Be So Draining for People 2021-05-05 05:00:08Even a gentle session of leg lifts set off an exaggerated nervous system reaction in older women with rheumatoid arthritis.

Biden Shifts Vaccination Strategy in Drive to Reopen 2021-05-04 20:12:48President Biden, facing a slowing rate of vaccinations and a hope for near normalcy by Independence Day, said the government would shift from mass vac

$100 as Incentive to Get a Shot? Experiment 2021-05-04 20:04:52A cash reward works best with Democrats, and relaxing safety guidelines seems to motivate Republicans, a survey study shows.

Tamara Press, Olympian Whose Feats Raised Questions, Dies 2021-05-04 18:31:11She won three gold medals in the 1960s but was the focus of speculation about her gender. She retired after pulling out of a track meet that would hav

New Covid Cases in Arizona Are Up 21 2021-05-04 17:33:43The state, which lifted all its pandemic restrictions in March, has seen a 21 percent increase in its daily new-case average in recent weeks.

Pfizer Will Seek Approval to Give Covid Vaccine 2021-05-04 16:53:06The company said it also plans to apply this month for full F.D.A. approval — not just emergency authorization — for the vaccine’s u

Helen Murray Free Dies at 98; Chemist Developed 2021-05-04 13:24:27She and her husband invented a dip-and-read paper strip that greatly simplified the diagnosis of the disease and paved the way for home test kits.

The Other Side of Languishing Is Flourishing. Here’s 2021-05-04 13:07:59Research shows that the pandemic took a toll on our overall well-being and left many of us drained. Here are seven simple steps to get you thriving ag

Scientific American: Health

The First Billion COVID Vaccinations Have Been Given 2021-05-01 08:00:00It took just four months to reach this global milestone, and hitting the two-billion mark could happen even faster, say scientists -- Read more on Sci

Coronavirus News Roundup, April 24–April 30 2021-04-30 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Few Would Fear COVID Vaccines if Policy Makers 2021-04-30 11:30:00Clear messaging and transparency are vital, say some experts on risk assessment and decision-making -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID Innovations: Vaccines for Variants, Drone Deliveries, Print-Your-Own 2021-04-30 08:00:00Next-generation COVID-19 vaccines will not only tackle different versions of the virus but will provide solutions across the world at a fraction of th

Religion Both Helped and Hurt during the Pandemic 2021-04-29 15:00:00It was good, on balance, for people’s mental health—but not so good for physical health -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Decoded: How Do Vaccines Actually Work? 2021-04-29 11:00:00Vaccines are medicines that train the body to defend itself against future disease, and they have been saving human lives for hundreds of years. -- Re

Flu Has Disappeared Worldwide during the COVID Pandemic 2021-04-29 07:30:00The public health measures that slow the spread of the novel coronavirus work really well on influenza -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Blood Test Gives Early Warning of Failing Heart 2021-04-29 06:45:00The new DNA-based test predicts transplant rejection -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

People of Color Breathe More Unhealthy Air from 2021-04-28 14:30:00A trend of disproportionate exposure to deadly air pollution among Asian, Hispanic and Black people persists in most cases regardless of the emission

CDC Drops Some Outdoor Mask Advice for Vaccinated 2021-04-28 14:15:00The agency’s latest guidelines are in line with a wealth of evidence that COVID is far less likely to be transmitted outside than indoors -- Rea

On Exploring Mars and Saving Endangered Species 2021-04-28 11:00:00The act of going to the Red Planet gives us a new lens through which we can better understand and protect life’s fragility -- Read more on Scie

Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise--Now Come Tougher Trials 2021-04-28 08:00:00Preliminary results suggest the vaccine is up to 77 percent effective in young children, but researchers await larger studies -- Read more on Scientif

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A Vitamin Could Be Key to Women's Pain 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: A Vitamin Could Be Key to Women's Pain After Knee ReplacementCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2021

How the Pandemic Changed Breast Cancer Care 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: How the Pandemic Changed Breast Cancer CareCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AM

New Goal of Vaccinating 70% of Americans by 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: New Goal of Vaccinating 70% of Americans by July 4Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AM

Eating Issues Common in People With Autism, and 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: Eating Issues Common in People With Autism, and Girls Are More SusceptibleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revi

Breathing Other People's Smoke Can Raise Your Odds 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: Breathing Other People's Smoke Can Raise Your Odds for Heart FailureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5

Volunteer Firefighters Have High Levels of Potentially Toxic 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: Volunteer Firefighters Have High Levels of Potentially Toxic ChemicalsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

Freezing Tumors Could Be New Treatment for Low-Risk 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: Freezing Tumors Could Be New Treatment for Low-Risk Breast CancersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/

Wildfires Are Changing the Seasonal Air Quality of 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: Wildfires Are Changing the Seasonal Air Quality of the U.S. WestCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/20

Americans Missed Almost 10 Million Cancer Screenings During 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: Americans Missed Almost 10 Million Cancer Screenings During PandemicCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/

U.S. Birth Rates Continue to Fall 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: U.S. Birth Rates Continue to FallCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AM

'Prediabetes' Raises Odds for Heart Attack, Stroke 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: 'Prediabetes' Raises Odds for Heart Attack, StrokeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2021 12:00:00

EU OKs Mealworms as Food 2021-05-06 03:00:00Title: EU OKs Mealworms as FoodCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2021 12:00:00 AM