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The Latest: Hawaii lawmakers to delay raises over New! 2021-04-14 18:04:17State lawmakers in Hawaii are moving to delay pay raises scheduled for themselves, the governor and judges because of the economic damage from the cor

California's schools lag in reopening push New! 2021-04-14 18:00:51Some of California’s biggest school districts are starting to reopen classrooms this week, including Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco

EXPLAINER: Chauvin defense suggests prone position not risky New! 2021-04-14 18:00:04The attorney for the officer on trial in George Floyd’s death says several studies suggest police can safely use their bodyweight to hold a hand

J&J vaccine to remain in limbo while officials New! 2021-04-14 17:46:13Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine will remain in limbo a while longer

US health advisers seek more data on rare New! 2021-04-14 17:25:45US health advisers seek more data on rare clots before deciding next steps on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

'Red' states on US electoral map lagging on New! 2021-04-14 17:01:32A look at which U.S. states are leading at vaccinating against the coronavirus and which states are struggling is beginning to resemble America's ele

Biden begins to undo Trump-era ban on abortion New! 2021-04-14 15:28:03The Biden administration is beginning to undo a Trump-era ban on clinics referring women for abortions

France fights kids' mental health woes with free 2021-04-14 14:13:33French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that free psychological counseling will be provided to children and teenagers struck by a wave of menta

We need to plan: UK travel urges clarity 2021-04-14 13:24:30Leaders from Britain’s aviation industry have joined forces to urge the British government to ensure that popular European destinations face the

South Africans anxious over pause in use of 2021-04-14 13:23:00South Africa’s decision to suspend the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to preliminary reports of rare blood clots has left the coun

Europe scrambles as J&J vaccine delay deals another 2021-04-14 12:37:33European countries are diverging on whether to push ahead with giving residents Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine after reports of very r

Wisconsin high court: Governor can't limit business capacity 2021-04-14 11:22:06The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled that Gov. Tony Evers’ administration does not have the authority to issue capacity limits on bars, restaur

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

Schools Can Open Safely During COVID, the Latest New! 2021-04-15 06:45:00Studies have shown the risk of COVID transmission in schools is very low, provided that 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

COVID, Quickly, Episode 4: The Virtual Vaccine Line 2021-04-09 12:00:00Today we bring you the fourth episode in a new podcast series: COVID, Quickly. Every two weeks, Scientific American’s senior

New Arkansas Law--and Similar Bills--Endanger Transgender Youth, Research 2021-04-09 09:00:00The legislation runs counter to evidence that puberty blockers and hormone treatments are safe and save lives -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Nature Can Help Us Prepare for the Next 2021-04-08 11:00:00In March 2020 Ruth DeFries finished a manuscript more than five years in the making. It turned out to be both prescient and prophetic. In this do

Slovakia Offers a Lesson in How Rapid Testing 2021-04-08 06:45:00One of the country’s top epidemiologists explains how population-wide use of rapid antigen tests—in combination with other measures—

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Teen Tanning Bed Ban Would Prevent Thousands of New! 2021-04-15 03:00:00Title: Teen Tanning Bed Ban Would Prevent Thousands of U.S. Melanoma CasesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/

AHA News: Straight Answers to Common Questions About New! 2021-04-15 03:00:00Title: AHA News: Straight Answers to Common Questions About COVID-19 VaccinesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/13/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

A Woman's Exposure to DDT Could Affect Her New! 2021-04-15 03:00:00Title: A Woman's Exposure to DDT Could Affect Her Granddaughter's Health TodayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revi

FDA to Set Limits on Toxic Elements in New! 2021-04-15 03:00:00Title: FDA to Set Limits on Toxic Elements in Baby FoodCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AM

Mom and Baby's Tale of Survival After Severe New! 2021-04-15 03:00:00Title: Mom and Baby's Tale of Survival After Severe COVID Strikes in PregnancyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

4 in 10 Adults Over 50 Consult Online New! 2021-04-15 03:00:00Title: 4 in 10 Adults Over 50 Consult Online Reviews When Picking a DoctorCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/

CBD or THC? Cannabis Product Labels Often Mislead, New! 2021-04-15 03:00:00Title: CBD or THC? Cannabis Product Labels Often Mislead, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/13/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/14/20

Many Kids Who Develop Severe COVID-Linked Syndrome Have New! 2021-04-15 03:00:00Title: Many Kids Who Develop Severe COVID-Linked Syndrome Have Neurologic SymptomsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Re

Links Between Gum Disease and Alzheimer's New! 2021-04-15 03:00:00Title: Links Between Gum Disease and Alzheimer'sCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AM

Cloth Masks Do Make Workouts a Bit Tougher, New! 2021-04-15 03:00:00Title: Cloth Masks Do Make Workouts a Bit Tougher, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/14/2021 12:0

Biden, Fauci Say Pause in J&J COVID Vaccine New! 2021-04-15 03:00:00Title: Biden, Fauci Say Pause in J&J COVID Vaccine Is Sign That Safety Comes FirstCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editoria

No Rise in Global Suicide Rate in First New! 2021-04-15 03:00:00Title: No Rise in Global Suicide Rate in First Months of PandemicCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/14/2021 1