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Ginsburg's death exposes fragility of health law protection New! 2020-09-21 17:48:36COVID-19 is the newest preexisting medical condition, and the Obama-era health law that protects Americans from insurance discrimination is more fragi

The Latest: White House urges governors to help New! 2020-09-21 17:26:46The White House is urging U.S. governors to put politics aside and help the Trump administration promote future coronavirus vaccines as safe and effec

CDC changes, then retracts, its take on coronavirus New! 2020-09-21 16:53:47The nation’s top public health agency has stirred confusion, by posting — and then taking down — an apparent change in its position

Europe adopts tougher virus restrictions as infections surge New! 2020-09-21 16:48:48European countries are imposing new coronavirus restrictions as the crisis deteriorates, while the U.S. closes in on 200,000 virus deaths

Airline denies mom and son, 2, after he New! 2020-09-21 15:48:20A New Hampshire woman was not allowed to stay on an American Airlines flight with her 2-year-old son because he would not wear a mask as the airline r

For most NYC students, back to school but New! 2020-09-21 15:34:48For most schoolchildren in New York City, Monday meant back to school, but not back to the classroom

Madrid adopts virus restrictions exposing poor-rich divide New! 2020-09-21 12:51:05Police in the Spanish capital and its surrounding towns are stopping people coming in and out of some working-class neighborhoods that have been parti

U.K. medical experts raise nation’s COVID-19 alert level, New! 2020-09-21 12:45:51U.K. medical experts raise nation’s COVID-19 alert level, say cases are rising “rapidly and probably exponentially.”

Europe scrambles to contain rise in coronavirus cases New! 2020-09-21 12:30:20Political pressure is growing in Europe for governments to tackle the rising number of coronavirus case without resorting to a spring-style lockdown t

Saudi Arabia to launch app for Mecca pilgrims New! 2020-09-21 11:13:51Saudi Arabia has released new details on how it plans to gradually allow Muslims back to Islam’s holiest site in Mecca to perform the smaller-ye

Asia Today: India adds 87K cases, New Zealand New! 2020-09-21 09:11:48India has recorded nearly 87,000 new coronavirus infections as it edges closer to the United States in having the most cases in the world

Czechs replace health minister amid record infection surge New! 2020-09-21 08:18:22The Czech government is appointing an epidemiologist as the new health minister as the country struggles with a surge of infections

NYT > Health

Live Covid-19 Tracker and Updates 2020-09-19 00:00:57President Trump acknowledged that an authorized vaccine for “every American” may not be distributed until next year. An Iranian official s

Emails Detail Effort to Silence C.D.C. and Question 2020-09-18 18:00:39Emails from a former top Trump health official and his science adviser show how the two refused to accept Centers for Disease Control and Prevention s

C.D.C. Reverses Testing Guidelines for People Without Covid-19 2020-09-18 17:12:59The agency now says anyone exposed to an infected person for more than 15 minutes needs a test. An earlier guideline saying it might not be necessary

How to Ship a Vaccine at –80°C, and 2020-09-18 16:15:11Developing an effective vaccine is the first step. Then comes the question of how to deliver hundreds of millions of doses that may need to be kept at

‘This Does Not Look Good for Children’: Fires 2020-09-18 15:27:09The wildfires blazing in the West could hinder developing lungs, worsen asthma and even lead to the condition in those who don’t have it but are

CDC Virus Testing Guidance Was Posted Against Scientists’ 2020-09-18 14:08:05A controversial guideline saying people without Covid-19 symptoms didn’t need to get tested for the virus came from H.H.S. officials and skipped

The New Apple Watch Measures Your Blood Oxygen. 2020-09-18 13:58:30Blood oxygen readings can be a useful indicator of wellness, but context is important — and so is medical advice from a doctor.

Many Hospitals Charge More Than Twice What Medicare 2020-09-18 09:00:06The gap between rates set for private insurers and employers vs. those by the federal government stirs the debate over a government-run health plan.

As Covid-19 Cases Rise, Europe Enters ‘Living-With-the-Virus Phase’ 2020-09-18 08:15:36People across the continent have largely gone back to work, even as the possibility of a second wave looms. Officials in Texas have recorded more than

Trump Holds Indoor Rally as White House Officials 2020-09-18 08:14:13Infections in Britain have spiked back up to levels not seen in months. After a fire razed a refugee camp in Greece, homeless migrants fear what&rsquo

Parties Delay the Start of In-Person Classes at 2020-09-18 08:12:35A federal judge ruled that pandemic safety restrictions in Pennsylvania were unconstitutional. The damage to the world’s major economies from th

Trump Again Scorns Science on Masks and Vaccines 2020-09-18 08:08:47President Trump urged Republicans to “go for the much higher numbers” in stalled negotiations over another economic recovery package, unde

Scientific American: Health

Who Will Get a COVID-19 Vaccine First? Access 2020-09-18 10:15:00Advisory groups around the world have released guidance to prioritize healthcare workers and those in front-line jobs -- Read more on ScientificAmeric

When Politics Distorts Science 2020-09-17 12:00:00Shocking levels of interference at the CDC and HHS threaten public faith in our most reliable public health institutions -- Read more on ScientificAme

COVID-19 and Smoke Inhalation Symptoms Are Hard to 2020-09-16 12:00:00Whether it’s a cough or a sore throat, doctors in areas affected by the recent wildfires must determine whether symptoms are caused by the coron

Population Density Does Not Doom Cities to Pandemic 2020-09-16 06:45:00Crowding, connections among communities and other factors seem to better explain infection and mortality rates -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

We Can't Allow the CDC to Be Tainted 2020-09-15 15:38:00If science doesn’t drive the agency’s crucial weekly reports about disease prevalence and mortality, we’ll lose a key tool for fight

NIH 'Very Concerned' about Serious Side Effect in 2020-09-15 13:45:00The test was halted when a participant suffered spinal cord damage, and U.S. scientists launched an investigation -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Changing Our Dreams 2020-09-15 09:15:00Anxiety about social distancing and infection is altering how much we dream and the nature of our dreams themselves -- Read more on ScientificAmerican

COVID-19's Other Unnecessary Death Toll 2020-09-15 07:00:00Our bungled national response exposed the fragility of our already broken health care system by keeping people with other fatal diseases from getting

How New Mexico Controlled the Spread of COVID-19 2020-09-15 06:45:00The state went after the disease with widespread testing and science-based targets. Now it is in better shape than its neighbors -- Read more on Scien

Coronavirus Vaccine U.K. Trial Restarts, but Scientists Question 2020-09-14 15:15:00U.K. trials of the Oxford and AstraZeneca vaccine have resumed after a brief pause, yet key details of the events have not been released -- Read more

Coronavirus News Roundup: September 5-September 11 2020-09-11 15:00:00Here are pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Nine COVID-19 Myths That Just Won't Go Away 2020-09-11 08:00:00From a human-made virus to vaccine conspiracy theories, we rounded up the most persistent false claims about the pandemic -- Read more on ScientificAm

MedicineNet Daily News

Getting a Hip Replacement? Choice of Hospital Can 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Getting a Hip Replacement? Choice of Hospital Can Be CrucialCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2020

Details Emerge on Unexplained Illness in AstraZeneca COVID 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Details Emerge on Unexplained Illness in AstraZeneca COVID Vaccine TrialCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

A Good Workout Could Boost Your Thinking for 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: A Good Workout Could Boost Your Thinking for Up to 2 HoursCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 1

Pets May Get COVID-19 More Than Realized 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Pets May Get COVID-19 More Than RealizedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Coffee Can Slow Colon Cancer 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Coffee Can Slow Colon CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Another Rapid COVID-19 Test Shows Promise 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Another Rapid COVID-19 Test Shows PromiseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Mother and Son Draw Hope, Healing From Shared 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Mother and Son Draw Hope, Healing From Shared Cancer TreatmentCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/20

COVID-19 Prevention Might Translate Into Record Low Flu 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: COVID-19 Prevention Might Translate Into Record Low Flu Rates: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/1

Warning About Potentially Deadly Mosquito-Borne Virus in Michigan 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Warning About Potentially Deadly Mosquito-Borne Virus in MichiganCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18

Controversial COVID Testing Guidelines Posted on CDC Website 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Controversial COVID Testing Guidelines Posted on CDC Website Without Scientific ReviewCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast E

Wildfire Smoke Poses Special Threat to People With 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Wildfire Smoke Poses Special Threat to People With AsthmaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2020 12

Rising Obesity Levels Put Americans at Risk During 2020-09-19 03:00:00Title: Rising Obesity Levels Put Americans at Risk During Pandemic: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/

FOX News

During coronavirus vaccine development, medical groups urge FDA 2020-09-18 16:37:21Over 90 medical groups and organizations sent a letter urging FDA officials to remain transparent and maintain independent authority when giving appro

Coronavirus therapeutics 'more complicated' than vaccine, expert says 2020-09-18 16:10:21Editors of a highly respected medical journal conducted an interview on Wednesday exploring the U.S. government’s Operation Warp Speed plan and

Coronavirus presents risk for about half of school 2020-09-18 14:55:44About half of school employees are at risk for contracting coronavirus, according to a recent study.

Adult obesity on rise in US, CDC says 2020-09-18 14:38:26New data released Wednesday show that adult obesity increased in the U.S. last year and racial and ethnic disparities persist, according to

Coronavirus causing 'persistent fatigue' in more than half 2020-09-18 14:15:11As researchers work to understand both the short and longterm effects of the novel coronavirus, more than half of participants in a recent study who h

Case of rare mosquito-borne EEE virus suspected in 2020-09-18 12:22:15Michigan health officials this week reported a suspected human case of the dangerous mosquito-borne illness Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus.&n

Coronavirus outbreak hits naval shipyard in Maine 2020-09-18 10:59:27An outbreak of coronavirus in a Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is being investigated by the Maine Center for Disease Control.

Texas coronavirus patient, 70, undergoes double lung transplant 2020-09-18 10:05:32Texas surgeons performed a double lung transplant after the novel coronavirus damaged the lungs of a 70-year-old man.

United Kingdom sees spike in coronavirus cases, second 2020-09-18 05:14:37

Fauci would bet on effective and safe coronavirus 2020-09-18 03:09:17Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, said on Wednesday that he expects a coronavirus vaccine to be proven safe and

WHO outlines ways governments, health care leaders can 2020-09-17 18:12:13Workers should also have access to proper personal protective equipment as well as mental well-being and social support services, according to WH

Coronavirus vs smoke inhalation during wildfires: How to 2020-09-17 18:09:36Differentiating coronavirus symptoms from smoke inhalation symptoms during wildfires can be challenging, pulmonologists tell Fox News

Health Care

CDC: Testing for STDs plummeted during pandemic 2020-09-14 15:05:05Many sexual health clinics closed their doors or cut back services when the coronavirus began spreading widely in February.

Dem probe: Trump administration ignored NIH evidence on 2020-09-14 14:59:19The lawmakers are still investigating whether potential coronavirus treatments have been hampered by the administration's posture.

Anti-inflammatory drug may shorten Covid-19 recovery time 2020-09-14 14:08:12Eli Lilly said it planned to discuss with regulators the possible emergency use of baricitinib for hospitalized Covid-19 patients.

Democrats launch probe into Trump officials' Covid-report tampering 2020-09-14 10:41:00An oversight panel will probe how political appointees sought to alter scientific reports on the pandemic after a POLITICO report.

Trump unveils plan to slash drug costs tied 2020-09-13 16:35:04The pharmaceutical industry and many conservative groups vehemently oppose the most favored nations plan.

AstraZeneca to resume U.K. coronavirus vaccine trials after 2020-09-12 11:14:26The company said it couldn't disclose details about the safety issue that prompted the company to halt its trials.

Trump officials interfered with CDC reports on Covid-19 2020-09-11 22:25:50The politically appointed HHS spokesperson and his team demanded and received the right to review CDC’s scientific reports to health professiona

NIH director: ‘I’m pretty puzzled and rather disheartened’ 2020-09-11 07:35:56Francis Collins lamented that commonsense mitigation measures had become politicized.

Once again, U.S. at pandemic crossroads 2020-09-07 04:30:44A brief opportunity to bring down the caseload before cold weather sets in may be squandered.

Colleges’ dilemma: Fight outbreaks or send sick kids 2020-09-05 07:00:32About 20 percent of colleges plan to open exclusively or primarily in person, according to a tracker from Davidson College in North Carolina.

Trump contradicts health officials, says 'probably' a Covid-19 2020-09-04 18:28:38While three vaccine developers have entered the final stages of trials, phase III, the studies take months and enroll tens of thousands of people.

Contact tracing foiled by conspiracy theories, lack of 2020-09-03 19:55:42A total of 14 states and New York City supplied POLITICO contact tracing results showing widespread public reluctance to participate in disease tracki

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