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PG&E wildfire victims sue former management for neglect New! 2021-02-24 18:37:00A trust representing more than 80,000 victims of deadly wildfires ignited by Pacific Gas and Electric’s rickety electrical grid is suing nearly

Military begins delivering vaccines in Texas, New York New! 2021-02-24 18:36:01The U.S. military is beginning to deliver shots at coronavirus vaccination centers in Texas and New York and says service members will start staffing

The Latest: Georgia ready to open vaccines for New! 2021-02-24 18:24:14After weeks of waiting and political pressure, Gov. Brian Kemp is ready to announce that teachers are up next for COVID-19 vaccinations in Georgia

Jill Biden says health inequities have lasted 'far New! 2021-02-24 17:18:30First lady Jill Biden says health disparities have hurt communities of color for “far too long.”

Lawsuits filed against auto insurers over rates in New! 2021-02-24 17:13:31Class action lawsuits were filed in Nevada against 10 major auto insurance companies on Tuesday, contending that the companies charged excessive insur

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine works well in big 'real New! 2021-02-24 17:10:46A large real-world test of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine confirms that it’s very effective at preventing serious illness or death, even after

Things to Know: States push their own relief New! 2021-02-24 16:25:45States are not willing to wait for more federal help and have been moving ahead with their own coronavirus relief packages

EXPLAINER: UN vaccine plan is underway, but problems New! 2021-02-24 16:05:31As the coronavirus pandemic exploded worldwide last April, global organizations banded together to help ensure that the world’s most vulnerable

States pass their own virus aid, not waiting New! 2021-02-24 15:30:18States are not willing to wait for more federal help and have been moving ahead with their own coronavirus relief packages

Health network allowed employees' kin to skip vaccine New! 2021-02-24 15:12:15One of Pennsylvania’s largest health networks allowed employees’ family members to skip the COVID-19 vaccine line, raising questions of fa

2 hard-hit cities, 2 diverging fates in vaccine New! 2021-02-24 13:30:19Two predominantly Latino cities in neighboring states have had diverging fates in the global rollout of the coronavirus vaccine

Biden aims to distribute masks to millions in New! 2021-02-24 13:19:46President Joe Biden plans to distribute millions of face masks to Americans in communities hard-hit by the coronavirus

NYT > Health

Will Tiger Woods Play Golf Again? Doctors Predict New! 2021-02-24 18:29:43After a serious car crash on Tuesday, he risks infections, bones that do not heal, and foot and ankle injuries that impede walking.

A New Coronavirus Variant Is Spreading in New New! 2021-02-24 18:23:13The variant contains a mutation thought to help the virus dodge the immune system, but vaccines should still be effective, scientists said.

C.D.C. Traces Covid Outbreaks in Gyms, Urging Stricter New! 2021-02-24 17:46:37Coronavirus cases at fitness centers in Chicago and Honolulu were linked to carelessness about masks and symptoms, federal health officials found.

Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Works Well and May New! 2021-02-24 17:36:30F.D.A. studies show the shot strongly protects against severe illness and may reduce spread of the virus. But the drugmaker has fallen short of initia

New Findings on 2 Ways Children Become Seriously New! 2021-02-24 17:29:41A large study found that young people hospitalized with acute Covid-19 have symptoms and characteristics that differ from those with a Covid-linked in

Woman Dies After Getting Covid-19 From Transplanted Lungs New! 2021-02-24 15:51:29In what appears to be the first case of its kind, a pair of donated lungs led to Covid-19 in an organ recipient, according to doctors at the Universit

Head of McKinsey, Kevin Sneader, Voted Out as New! 2021-02-24 14:42:24Partners decided not to keep Kevin Sneader in the top job. Weeks earlier, McKinsey had reached a historic settlement agreement in the U.S. over its ad

For Some Teens, It’s Been a Year of New! 2021-02-24 14:18:50During the pandemic, suicidal thinking is up. And families find that hospitals can’t handle adolescents in crisis.

Travel Quarantines: Enduring the Mundane, One Day at New! 2021-02-24 13:26:59Running a half-marathon in your hotel room. Hearing the sea, but not seeing it. Fixating on food. Here’s how some travelers passed the time duri

Where a Vaccination Campaign Faces Skepticism, War and New! 2021-02-24 10:00:28A half-million doses arrived this month in Afghanistan, where many insist the virus isn’t real and vaccines aren’t needed. Those who want

Exercise vs. Diet? What Children of the Amazon 2021-02-24 05:00:26What we eat may be more important than how much we move when it comes to fighting obesity.

Can Zapping Our Brains Really Cure Depression? 2021-02-24 05:00:08New research suggests that stimulating neurons in the brain can address psychological issues with surprising speed and precision.

Scientific American: Health

7 Ways to Reduce Reluctance to Take ­COVID 2021-02-23 09:00:00Trusted messengers and repeated reminders can overcome hesitancy, social science shows -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID Variants May Arise in People with Compromised 2021-02-23 08:00:00The case history of a U.K. man in his 70s shows how selective “pressures” bring about viral mutations -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

Coronavirus News Roundup: February 13-February 19 2021-02-19 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Coronavirus Is Here to Stay--Here's What That 2021-02-19 13:00:00A Nature survey shows many scientists expect the virus that causes COVID-19 to become endemic, but it could pose less danger over time -- Read more on

How Will the Coronavirus Evolve? 2021-02-19 11:00:00If we’re lucky, mutations will make SARS-CoV-2 less lethal, as happened with the 1918 flu—but there’s no guarantee of that -- Read m

Experts Answer the Biggest COVID Vaccine Questions 2021-02-19 06:45:00What does “95 percent effective” mean? Should you get vaccinated if you have had COVID? Is there a best vaccine?  -- Read more o

Nursing Home Workers Had One of the Deadliest 2021-02-18 09:00:00An analysis of incomplete data shows they had a death rate higher than that of loggers and may have rivaled fishers for the most perilous profess

Booster Shots against Scary COVID Virus Variants Are 2021-02-18 06:45:00Vaccine makers are designing follow-up shots, based on new mutations, to keep the disease at bay -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID Vaccines Are Safe and Effective--What the Research 2021-02-17 16:30:00As more coronavirus vaccines are rolled out, researchers are learning about the extent and nature of side effects -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

Printing a Brain Aneurysm in a Dish 2021-02-16 06:45:00Scientists make and treat a 3-D-printed model of a ballooning blood vessel -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How President Biden Can Deliver on His Vaccine 2021-02-13 10:00:00It will require the federal government to use a scientific, data-driven system for identifying those most in need -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

Coronavirus News Roundup, February 6 – February 12 2021-02-12 16:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Got a Vaccine-Skeptical Relative? Here's How to Talk 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: Got a Vaccine-Skeptical Relative? Here's How to Talk to ThemCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/23/202

U.S. COVID Death Toll Passes 500,000 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: U.S. COVID Death Toll Passes 500,000Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AM

Teachers Main Drivers of School COVID Outbreaks, So 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: Teachers Main Drivers of School COVID Outbreaks, So Vaccinations Needed: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial

Could Your DNA Predict a Happy Marriage? 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: Could Your DNA Predict a Happy Marriage?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AM

Short Course of Psychotherapy Can Help Ease Panic 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: Short Course of Psychotherapy Can Help Ease Panic DisorderCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/23/2021 1

Chronic Heartburn Raises Odds for Cancers of Larynx, 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: Chronic Heartburn Raises Odds for Cancers of Larynx, EsophagusCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/23/20

New Variants Mean COVID Vaccines, Tests May Need 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: New Variants Mean COVID Vaccines, Tests May Need Tweaking: FDACategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/23/20

Used to Gauge COVID Severity, Pulse Oximeters Can 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: Used to Gauge COVID Severity, Pulse Oximeters Can Be Inaccurate on Darker SkinCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial

Many Older Adults Confused About Proper Use of 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: Many Older Adults Confused About Proper Use of Antibiotics: PollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/23/

'What's Wrong With Me?' Young COVID Survivors Battle 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: 'What's Wrong With Me?' Young COVID Survivors Battle Long-Haul SymptomsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Rev

From Sourdough to Sacrifice, How COVID Is Changing 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: From Sourdough to Sacrifice, How COVID Is Changing Americans' ValuesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

COVID-19 Vaccines Adapted to Fight Variants Won't Require 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: COVID-19 Vaccines Adapted to Fight Variants Won't Require Long Clinical Trials: FDACategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Edi