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AP source: Guantanamo prisoners now getting COVID-19 vaccine New! 2021-04-19 17:35:35A senior defense official tells The Associated Press that prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention center can now begin getting the COVID-19 vaccine

Top regulator warns of COVID-19 hazards inside Iowa New! 2021-04-19 17:32:31A top workplace safety regulator has warned the Republican leaders of the Iowa Legislature that conditions inside the state Capitol are hazardous and

India's capital to lock down as nation's virus New! 2021-04-19 17:26:23New Delhi has imposed a weeklong lockdown to prevent the collapse of the Indian capital’s health system amid an explosive surge in coronavirus c

The Latest: Vt. ski resorts' winter pandemic loss New! 2021-04-19 17:17:58The Vermont Ski Areas Association says the state's ski resorts lost an estimated $100 million this winter during the pandemic

EXPLAINER: Why 'excited delirium' came up at Chauvin New! 2021-04-19 17:07:16The attorney for the former Minneapolis police officer accused of murder and manslaughter in George Floyd’s death outlined the disputed concept

Alaska tribal health groups distribute vaccine far and New! 2021-04-19 16:39:00Alaska’s highest COVID-19 vaccination rates have been in some of its remotest, hardest-to-access communities

Groups push for easier student loan relief for 2021-04-19 15:24:57Advocates for the disabled are pressing the Biden administration to cancel student debt for hundreds of thousands of Americans who have disabilities t

Swedish teen Thunberg joins fight against vaccine inequity 2021-04-19 14:51:15Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has urged governments, vaccine developers and the international community to “step up their game”

Senior defense official tells AP that Guantanamo prisoners 2021-04-19 14:04:57Senior defense official tells AP that Guantanamo prisoners can begin getting COVID-19 vaccinations starting Monday

Germany expects vaccine deliveries to ramp up in 2021-04-19 12:48:41Germany’s health minister is welcoming the announcement by two pharmaceutical companies that they will deliver more coronavirus vaccines during

A jab on the job: Companies, unions offer 2021-04-19 12:28:02A growing number of companies and labor unions are securing coronavirus vaccines for their workers

Billions spent on coronavirus fight, but what happens 2021-04-19 12:08:01Congress has poured tens of billions of dollars into public health since last year, when the coronavirus pandemic was declared

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 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—

MedicineNet Daily News

Are You Eating Foods That Harm Your 'Microbiome'? New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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

FOX News

Half of US adults have received at least 2021-04-18 17:55:03Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation&rsqu

Fauci, pressed on why vaccinated people still need 2021-04-18 13:40:54Dr. Anthony Fauci has indicated that a change in coronavirus health policy on the use of face masks may be coming, but he remained hesitant to sa

Fauci expects Johnson & Johnson vaccine decision Friday, 2021-04-18 11:38:43Dr. Anthony Fauci believes that health officials could reach a decision as to how to handle the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine as soon as F

Israel drops outdoor mask mandate with 80% of 2021-04-18 10:28:28Israel has dropped its outdoor mask mandate as it closes in on total immunization of its adult population against the coronavirus, according to report

Worldwide COVID death toll tops 3 million: Johns 2021-04-17 08:23:39The global death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 3 million people Saturday as confirmed cases surge to over 140 million, according to Johns H

Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel tells Maria Bartiromo vaccine 2021-04-16 22:51:47Booster shots for the coronavirus vaccine will be necessary at some point, but it is too early to tell how often they will be needed, Moderna CEO 

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine pause sign ‘safety 2021-04-16 11:47:27While some have questioned whether the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine pause will contribute to shot hesitancy or even turn some away from seek

Fauci expects Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will 2021-04-16 10:36:03America’s leading infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci told Reuters Thursday he hopes federal health authorities can reach a conclusion o

Family blames Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine after 2021-04-16 07:20:08A Mississippi man who experienced a blood clot after receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, has been left paralyzed on one side of

Nearly 6K fully vaccinated Americans got COVID-19 – 2021-04-16 07:07:59Approximately 5,800 fully vaccinated Americans — out of 66 million who received the shots — still became infected with COVID-19, according

New Hampshire lifts coronavirus mask mandate 2021-04-16 07:07:43New Hampshire’s mask mandate expired Friday after the state’s governor announced in a tweet on Thursday that it would not be renewed.

COVID-19 blamed for large increase in US deaths 2021-04-16 06:31:31New U.S. government data show the country saw around 600,000 more deaths than usual during a 13-month span. COVID-19 was blamed for most of those deat

Health Care

CDC vaccine panel unexpectedly delays decision on Johnson 2021-04-14 17:04:18The Biden administration recommended pausing the use of millions of doses on Tuesday.

Biden rolls back Trump’s anti-abortion curbs on family 2021-04-14 09:46:40The proposed overhaul erases restrictions on abortion providers that Democrats derided as a "gag rule."

Biden's ‘trust the science’ approach hits a political 2021-04-13 19:20:33The FDA’s decision to pause the rollout of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine sparked criticism from across the spectrum that the administration

Biden officials bracing for possibility of weekslong disruption 2021-04-13 14:28:53Federal health officials advised a temporary pause in use of the vaccine after six reports of severe blood clots among more than 6 million people who

Feds recommend pausing J&J vaccine over blood clotting 2021-04-13 08:04:27The pause comes after six women between the ages of 18 and 48 developed severe blood clots days after receiving the single-shot vaccine.

FDA lifts curbs on dispensing abortion pills during 2021-04-12 23:06:56The FDA concluded that allowing patients to receive abortion pills through the mail will not increase risks.

The unlikely state setting the U.S. vaccination pace 2021-04-12 19:55:48The sprawling state, one of the nation's poorest, overcame the odds by keeping things simple.

China hasn't been forthright on Covid, Blinken says 2021-04-11 11:25:04"That's why we need to get to the bottom of this," he said of Covid's origins.

China admits its vaccines aren't very good 2021-04-11 08:25:43Chinese vaccines “don’t have very high protection rates,” said the director of the China Centers for Disease Control.

Pfizer asks to OK Covid vaccine for younger 2021-04-09 14:00:15It's not clear how long FDA might take to review Pfizer-BioNTech's new request

CDC declares racism ’a serious public health threat’ 2021-04-08 18:34:29Rochelle Walensky, the CDC director, said the agency would take steps to address an issue affecting “the health of our entire nation.”

Lack of vaccine capacity propels Canada into global 2021-04-08 12:10:50Canada has had to rely entirely on over-burdened foreign supply chains for a Covid vaccine rollout that has lagged international peers.

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