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Brazil COVID cases still soaring among unprotected majority New! 2021-04-20 23:34:40Death certificate data shows Brazil’s slowly unfolding vaccination program appears to have slowed the pace of deaths among the nation’s el

The Latest: Hawaii eases virus rules for inter-island New! 2021-04-20 22:18:44Hawaii officials are moving forward with a plan to allow people who have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus to skip pre-travel testing and

New Zealand to consolidate healthcare into national service New! 2021-04-20 22:15:30New Zealand will consolidate its fragmented healthcare system into a national service similar to the one revered by many in Britain

'No place for you': Indian hospitals buckle amid New! 2021-04-20 21:34:17India's health system is collapsing under the worst surge in coronavirus infections that it has seen so far

Montana blocks bill to ban gender affirming surgery New! 2021-04-20 20:38:45The Montana Senate has voted to indefinitely postpone a bill that would have banned gender affirming surgery for transgender minors, effectively killi

Nevada teen suffers seizures, brain clots after J&J New! 2021-04-20 20:33:16A spokesperson with the family of an 18-year-old woman in Nevada who suffered seizures after receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine said

Families, doctors urge Alabama to reject trans treatment New! 2021-04-20 20:18:47Transgender youth, parents and advocates are urging the Alabama House of Representatives to reject legislation that would ban the use of puberty-block

Pandemic puts tulips, bluebells, cherry blossoms in hiding New! 2021-04-20 18:33:15There is no stopping flowers when they bloom, blossoms when they burst

Wealthy Latin Americans flock to US in search New! 2021-04-20 17:31:20Inequality fuels vaccine tourism, said the senior programs at Duke University.

North Carolina won't pass bill to ban youth New! 2021-04-20 14:30:21A top North Carolina GOP lawmaker will not advance a proposal seeking to limit medical treatments for transgender people under 21

Balancing act: Dutch PM eases lockdown amid infection New! 2021-04-20 14:10:50The Dutch caretaker prime minister has announced a significant easing in his country’s months-long coronavirus lockdown

EU agency links J&J shot to rare clots, 2021-04-20 13:34:01The European Union’s drug regulatory agency says it found a “possible link” between Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine a

NYT > Health

How Exercise May Help Protect Against Severe Covid-19 2021-04-14 07:37:12People who tended to be sedentary were far more likely to be hospitalized, and to die, from Covid than those who exercised regularly.

5 Health Care Jobs on the Rise 2021-04-14 05:00:20Occupations in the industry are increasingly in demand because of an aging population and longer life spans.

A Key Tool in Covid Tracking: The Freedom 2021-04-14 05:00:19Through open-records laws, Times reporters have acquired data on coronavirus cases that revealed racial inequalities, pinpointed hot spots and uncover

Nothing Could Make Her Body Stop Itching. Would 2021-04-14 05:00:09It felt like the itch was coming from somehow under her skin. The cause ended up being even deeper.

F.D.A. Will Allow Abortion Pills by Mail During 2021-04-14 04:09:18The agency said it would stop enforcing a rule requiring women to get the first of two pills in person at a medical clinic or hospital.

J&J Vaccine and Blood Clots: A Risk, if 2021-04-13 20:36:29Out of an “abundance of caution,” the F.D.A. is advising doctors to pause the Johnson & Johnson vaccine while it investigates extremel

U.S. Calls for Pause on Johnson & Johnson 2021-04-13 20:27:09Federal health officials called for a halt in the use of the company’s coronavirus vaccine while they study serious illnesses that developed in

Pause in Vaccinations Leads to Canceled Appointments Across 2021-04-13 19:29:14Health departments scrambled to postpone vaccine clinics and rebook patients after the one-dose offering from Johnson & Johnson was sidelined.

Some Children With Covid-Related Syndrome Develop Neurological Symptoms 2021-04-13 18:59:46New research found that half of young patients with the inflammatory condition, MIS-C, in a London hospital experienced confusion, hallucinations and

Tools to Help Teens Talk About Sexual Assault 2021-04-13 16:57:29A sex ed teacher talks about how young people can try to keep themselves safe from sexual assault and be allies to others.

More Contagious Covid Variant Is Now Dominant in 2021-04-13 14:23:39The B.1.1.7 variant, first identified in Britain, is now the source of most new coronavirus infections in the United States, the director of the Cente

Don’t Mistake Silent Endurance for Resilience 2021-04-13 08:39:24In powering through discomfort, I became inured to it — until I figured out how to acknowledge what I actually wanted.

Scientific American: Health

Coronavirus News Roundup, April 10--April 16 2021-04-16 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Fast Lane for COVID Testing Has Opened 2021-04-16 11:00:00Recently approved rapid antigen tests are likely to help mitigate the chain of transmission and put the U.S. on par with other countries that have the

Psilocybin Therapy May Work as Well as Common 2021-04-15 16:41:00For the first time, a randomized controlled trial shows the psychedelic offers potent, if short-term, relief in comparison with an SSRI -- Read more o

Doctors Should Talk to Patients about Firearm Injury 2021-04-15 15:00:00It’s a major public health issue, and discussing it should part of routine care, no different than questions about health risk factors such as s

Schools Can Open Safely during COVID, the Latest 2021-04-15 06:45:00The risk of COVID transmission in schools is very low if precautions are taken -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Health Care Leaders Can Support Their Frontline 2021-04-14 10:00:00The pandemic has taught us important lessons about the needs of the health care workforce -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Suspension--What This Means For 2021-04-13 15:30:00An infectious disease doctor answers questions about the CDC’s and FDA’s decision to pause the vaccine’s use over a possible link wi

Why Race Matters in Personalized Health Care 2021-04-13 14:00:00Achieving better, more equitable treatments requires looking at multiple factors that affect populations differently, including genetic variations --

How Could a COVID Vaccine Cause Blood Clots? 2021-04-13 13:15:00Researchers are searching for possible links between unusual clotting and the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine -- Read more on ScientificAmerica

Gender-Affirming Health Care Should Be a Right, Not 2021-04-13 08:00:00Some states are going to war against young transgender people -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

More Women Than Men Are Getting COVID Vaccines 2021-04-12 14:15:00The reasons may include women’s roles as caregivers and their greater likelihood of seeking out preventive health care in general -- Read more o

Coronavirus News Roundup: April 3–April 9 2021-04-09 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Are You Eating Foods That Harm Your 'Microbiome'? 2021-04-20 03:00:00Title: Are You Eating Foods That Harm Your 'Microbiome'?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2021 12:00:00

AHA News: Could the Pandemic Help Boost Diversity 2021-04-20 03:00:00Title: AHA News: Could the Pandemic Help Boost Diversity in Clinical Trials?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

L.A.'s Oil Wells Could Be Harming Citizens' Health 2021-04-20 03:00:00Title: L.A.'s Oil Wells Could Be Harming Citizens' HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2021 12:00:0

AHA News: While Mopping, Young Mom's Heart Tore 2021-04-20 03:00:00Title: AHA News: While Mopping, Young Mom's Heart ToreCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2021 12:00:00 AM

Global COVID-19 Death Toll Surpasses 3 Million 2021-04-20 03:00:00Title: Global COVID-19 Death Toll Surpasses 3 MillionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2021 12:00:00 AM

Strike Out Kids' Overuse Injuries This Baseball Season 2021-04-20 03:00:00Title: Strike Out Kids' Overuse Injuries This Baseball SeasonCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2021 12:0

Job Losses Hit Americans Hard in Pandemic, Report 2021-04-20 03:00:00Title: Job Losses Hit Americans Hard in Pandemic, Report ConfirmsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2021 1

Warmer Climate, More Pollen, Worse Allergies: How to 2021-04-20 03:00:00Title: Warmer Climate, More Pollen, Worse Allergies: How to Fight BackCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/18/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2

Americans Still Avoiding ERs in Pandemic, But Uptick 2021-04-20 03:00:00Title: Americans Still Avoiding ERs in Pandemic, But Uptick Seen in Mental Health CrisesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editor

Half of American Adults Have Now Gotten at 2021-04-20 03:00:00Title: Half of American Adults Have Now Gotten at Least One COVID Vaccine ShotCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review

Pandemic Stress Keeps Many From Exercising 2021-04-20 03:00:00Title: Pandemic Stress Keeps Many From ExercisingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2021 12:00:00 AM

Many Employees Have Mixed Feelings as Offices Reopen 2021-04-20 03:00:00Title: Many Employees Have Mixed Feelings as Offices ReopenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2021 12:00:0