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The Latest: Counties in St. Louis area imposing 2020-11-26 18:05:19More Missouri counties in the region around St. Louis are imposing mandates requiring the use of face masks as coronavirus cases and hospitalizations

Thanksgiving travelers try to reach destinations, miss virus 2020-11-26 17:20:51Thanksgiving travel is especially dicey this year as people fearful of rising coronavirus cases and deaths in some parts of the U.S. attempt to social

Farm Rescue shifts to help farmers sickened by 2020-11-26 16:30:18A North Dakota-based volunteer organization that helps farmers when they are injured or otherwise impaired says it has helped a number of Midwest farm

Schools struggle to stay open as quarantines sideline 2020-11-26 15:36:21Contact tracing and isolation protocols meant to contain the spread of the coronavirus are sidelining school employees and frustrating efforts to cont

VIRUS TODAY: Americans celebrate Thanksgiving differently 2020-11-26 15:21:15Americans are celebrating their first Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season amid the coronavirus

Pandemic postpones national math, reading tests until 2022 2020-11-26 14:57:32Federal officials say national reading and math tests used to track what U.S. students know are being postponed from next year to 2022 over concerns a

Pubs to stay shut in many areas in 2020-11-26 13:27:31Most people in England will continue to face tight restrictions on socializing and business after a nationwide lockdown ends next week

Americans risk traveling over Thanksgiving despite warnings 2020-11-26 12:21:03Millions of Americans are taking to the skies and the highways ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring gasoline on the coronavirus fire

Sitting for turkey? WHO reminds all to get 2020-11-26 11:31:55The World Health Organization says people need to get more active, insisting that up to 5 million deaths worldwide could be avoided each year if peopl

US will appeal order barring expulsions of migrant 2020-11-26 11:30:18The U.S. government has appealed a judge's order barring the expulsions of immigrant children who crossed the border alone, a policy enacted during t

Greece extends coronavirus lockdown by a week 2020-11-26 10:30:24Greece’s government has announced a weeklong extension to the country’s current lockdown, due to the continued spread of the coronavirus,

Africa CDC sees COVID-19 vaccinations in 2nd quarter 2020-11-26 07:30:47Africa's top public health official says vaccinations against COVID-19 on the continent might not start until the second quarter of next year

NYT > Health

AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 Vaccine: What You Need to Know 2020-11-24 05:00:21AstraZeneca’s new clinical trial results are positive but confusing, leaving many experts wanting to see more data before passing final judgment

Holiday Gifts for Health and Wellness 2020-11-24 05:00:15Give someone the gift of healthy living this year with one of these gift ideas from the writers and editors of Well.

Giving Thanks for My Imperiled Nurse 2020-11-24 05:00:08One of the people I credit with extending my life as a cancer patient is now struggling with her own diagnosis of advanced lung cancer.

AstraZeneca and Oxford Say Vaccine Is Up to 2020-11-23 19:54:55In an early analysis, the drug maker zeroed in on a promising dosing plan for its vaccine.

Pat Quinn, Who Promoted A.L.S. Ice Bucket Challenge, 2020-11-23 17:28:47Mr. Quinn, who learned he had A.L.S. after turning 30, was credited with helping to make the ice-bucket videos a viral sensation that raised $220 mill

Small Gatherings Spread the Virus, but Are They 2020-11-23 16:25:19Yes, the coronavirus can be transmitted over cocktails and dinners. But these get-togethers may not account for the huge rise in cases.

No, a Negative Coronavirus Test Does Not Mean 2020-11-23 14:53:02A negative test is helpful, scientists and doctors say. But it doesn’t mean you should skip other measures, like quarantining, masking and dista

Bill Gates, Covid-19 and the Quest to Vaccinate 2020-11-23 14:03:53The billionaire is working with the W.H.O., drugmakers and nonprofits to defeat the coronavirus everywhere, including in the world’s poorest nat

Snapshots of Daily Life in a Remote Region 2020-11-23 13:45:33The Barroso is one of Portugal’s most isolated areas, known for its rough terrain, abiding agricultural traditions and stunning beauty.

Good Sleep Habits Tied to Lower Risk of 2020-11-23 12:11:58People who slept seven to eight hours a night, didn’t snore and weren’t excessively tired during the day were less likely to develop heart

Vegetarian or Vegan? Watch Your Bone Health 2020-11-23 12:09:04Those who ate a meat-free diet were at increased risk for bone fractures.

Premature Birth Tied to Increased Depression Risk 2020-11-23 11:54:28Girls born before 28 weeks of gestation were at three times the risk of those born full term.

Scientific American: Health

Scientists Failed to Use Common Sense Early in 2020-11-16 09:00:00The WHO’s initial advice not to wear masks in the fight to contain COVID sowed dangerous confusion -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Vision and Breathing May Be the Secrets to 2020-11-16 06:45:00Stanford neurobiologist Andrew Huberman discusses the two things we can always control, even during a high-stress election and scary COVID pandemic --

Virtual Reality and the COVID Mental Health Crisis 2020-11-15 12:00:00Depression and anxiety have risen amid the pandemic; immersive therapeutics can help -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Coronavirus News Roundup, November 7-November 13 2020-11-13 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Dating During the Pandemic: Can You Trust an 2020-11-13 13:30:00Testing positive for COVID antibodies is not a pass to date freely -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Why Polls Were Mostly Wrong 2020-11-13 08:30:00Princeton’s Sam Wang had to eat his words (and a cricket) in 2016. He talks about the impacts of the pandemic and QAnon on public-opinion tallie

For COVID Drugs, Months of Frantic Development Lead 2020-11-13 07:30:00There have been mixed results as researchers try to stop a disease they are still trying to understand -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Scientists and Health Experts Need to Be Advocates 2020-11-13 07:00:00Amid multiple crises, science and medicine cannot stand aloof from politics -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Divide and Conquer Could Be Good COVID Strategy 2020-11-12 22:11:00COVID might be fought efficiently with fewer shutdowns by restricting activities only in a particular area with a population up to 200,000 when its ca

An Emerging Tool for COVID Times: The Portable 2020-11-12 15:00:00Bedside imaging holds vast potential as a diagnostic tool, especially during the pandemic -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Pfizer's Early Results Bode Well for a COVID 2020-11-12 12:00:00The data are preliminary, however, and it is not yet clear whether the vaccine protects against severe disease -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Cutting Diesel Exhaust Could Lessen COVID Spread in 2020-11-12 07:00:00Fewer particulates in the air would carry less virus to unsuspecting residents -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

MedicineNet Daily News

Most Americans Over 50 Would Get COVID Vaccine: 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: Most Americans Over 50 Would Get COVID Vaccine: PollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/25/2020 12:00

Teens' Ultra-Processed Diet Puts Their Hearts at Risk 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: Teens' Ultra-Processed Diet Puts Their Hearts at RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/25/2020 12:

Obamacare Boosts Colon Cancer Diagnosis, Care: Study 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: Obamacare Boosts Colon Cancer Diagnosis, Care: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/25/2020 12:00

When COVID Strikes Cancer Patients, Men Fare Worse 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: When COVID Strikes Cancer Patients, Men Fare WorseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/25/2020 12:00:0

Fauci: 'People Should Feel Confident' About COVID Vaccines 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: Fauci: 'People Should Feel Confident' About COVID VaccinesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/25/20

More Kids Injured by Tiny Magnets After Sales 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: More Kids Injured by Tiny Magnets After Sales Ban Was Lifted: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1

Could the Pill Reduce Asthma Attacks? 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: Could the Pill Reduce Asthma Attacks?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

Strong Sleeping Pills Tied to Falls, Fractures in 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: Strong Sleeping Pills Tied to Falls, Fractures in Dementia PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1

Coronavirus Mutation May Have Made it More Infectious 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: Coronavirus Mutation May Have Made it More InfectiousCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/25/2020 12:0

Could the TB Vaccine Help Prevent COVID-19? 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: Could the TB Vaccine Help Prevent COVID-19?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

Another Study Casts Doubt on 'Convalescent Plasma' as 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: Another Study Casts Doubt on 'Convalescent Plasma' as COVID-19 TreatmentCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Re

AHA News: While Vacationing on an Isolated Island, 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: AHA News: While Vacationing on an Isolated Island, She Had a StrokeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1

FOX News

Coronavirus infects more than 1K workers at world’s 2020-11-24 17:27:47The world’s largest maker of surgical gloves is temporarily closing more than half its factories despite record demand — because more than

Vegans, non-meat eaters at increased risk for bone 2020-11-24 16:52:55Those who do not eat meat, especially vegans, are possibly at an increased risk for suffering bone fractures, per the findings of a new study. 

CDC considering shortening coronavirus quarantine period 2020-11-24 16:12:18The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is considering shortening the current coronavirus quarantine timeline from 14 days to between jus

Amid coronavirus strain, Mayo Clinic puts ER beds 2020-11-24 15:20:42A top executive with the Mayo Clinic Health System on Tuesday said that amid ongoing, high numbers of coronavirus-related hospitalizations and st

Redfield projects COVID-19 vaccine to be rolled out 2020-11-24 14:44:32A coronavirus vaccine will begin to become available in the United States "probably by the end of the second week in December," Centers for Disease

Supplement facing recall over unapproved, ‘possibly unsafe’ additive 2020-11-24 14:25:35Certain dietary supplements are facing a recall, according to a notice posted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) website this week

WHO ‘very encouraged’ by Oxford-AstraZeneca preliminary vaccine data 2020-11-24 13:40:23Following Monday’s news of AstraZeneca and Oxford University’s coronavirus vaccine candidate showing up to 90% efficacy in clinical trials

99th birthday party spurs dozen coronavirus infections among 2020-11-24 13:33:46A dozen family members who traveled to St. Louis to celebrate their father’s 99th birthday found themselves all infected by the novel coronaviru

Washington reports another pediatric coronavirus death 2020-11-24 12:28:09The novel coronavirus has claimed the life of a child in Washington state. 

Unexpectedly cooking Thanksgiving this year? Tips on how 2020-11-24 12:24:51Plenty of first-time chefs will enter the kitchen on Thursday as coronavirus shifts around typical Thanksgiving traditions and celebrations, but that

FDA approves first drug to treat rare kidney-related 2020-11-24 11:09:37The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Oxlumo to treat a rare genetic disorder affecting the kidneys.

Coronavirus sickens nearly 1,000 Cleveland Clinic health care 2020-11-24 09:46:58A health official from Ohio's Cleveland Clinic on Monday said nearly 1,000 of the hospital’s caregivers have been affected by COVID-19.

Health Care

Governments around the world weigh thorny question: Who New! 2020-11-27 07:00:59Different countries are coming up with different answers to that question.

Trump officials hold first ‘Operation Warp Speed’ briefing 2020-11-25 13:38:07The focus of the initial meeting was on Covid-19 vaccines, therapeutics and distribution, said one person familiar with the agenda.

Azar says states will decide who gets first 2020-11-24 13:46:36He and other top government officials have said that about 40 million doses of the vaccine will likely be available next month.

AstraZeneca to seek FDA authorization for vaccine based 2020-11-23 10:35:17It's the third Covid-19 vaccine maker to report results from a late-stage trial.

Biden to spotlight CDC officials shunned by Trump 2020-11-23 04:30:12Nancy Messonnier, who enraged the president with her public warning of “severe” Covid-19 consequences, is slated to reemerge as a key advi

Fauci: Vaccines are an incentive to 'double down' 2020-11-22 12:12:08“We are in a very serious situation, but we can do something about it,” said Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease

How thousands of scarce Covid shots could go 2020-11-22 07:00:34The requirements of Pfizer's shots create a "use it or lose it" situation.

FDA grants emergency use of Covid treatment given 2020-11-21 20:50:25The treatment is not authorized for patients who are hospitalized due to the coronavirus or who require oxygen therapy.

Biden pledges to pay for National Guard’s Covid 2020-11-19 18:27:55States fear a gap between the year-end deadline and inauguration

CDC urges against Thanksgiving travel 2020-11-19 13:15:35The agency also urged Americans to avoid mingling with people who haven't resided in their same household in the past 14 days.

The Biden adviser focused on the pandemic’s stark 2020-11-19 04:30:24By tapping the Yale researcher, Biden makes clear his interest in addressing longstanding disparities that have exacerbated the pandemic.

Amazon opens online pharmacy, shaking up another industry 2020-11-17 07:32:00The potential impact of Amazon's arrival in the pharmaceutical space rippled through that sector immediately.

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