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The Latest: Alaska governor positive for coronavirus New! 2021-02-24 17:46:55Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has tested positive for COVID-19 and has mild symptoms, The office of the 59-year-old Republican said Wednesday he's at hom

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

Hungary rolls out China's Sinopharm jab amid lagging New! 2021-02-24 11:27:49Doctors in Hungary have started administering a COVID-19 vaccine developed in China, making the country the first in the European Union to use a Chine

Ukraine: Health workers welcome COVID-19 vaccination drive New! 2021-02-24 10:48:31Ukraine has launched a COVID-19 vaccination campaign Wednesday in hopes of halting the spread of the coronavirus that has put a significant strain on

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For Some Teens, It’s Been a Year of 2021-02-23 15:48:23During the pandemic, suicidal thinking is up. And families find that hospitals can’t handle adolescents in crisis.

Got a Pandemic Puppy? Learn How to Prevent 2021-02-23 14:33:55With new puppies and kids at home, doctors are worried about treating more children for dog bites.

Studies Examine Variant Surging in California, and the 2021-02-23 13:28:19Two studies confirm that a new coronavirus mutant in California is more contagious, although the scale of its threat is unclear.

Where a Vaccination Campaign Faces Skepticism, War and 2021-02-23 11:01:45A half-million doses arrived this month in Afghanistan, where many insist the virus isn’t real and vaccines aren’t needed. Those who want

Future Vaccines Depend on Test Subjects in Short 2021-02-23 10:12:31The pandemic has highlighted the United States’ dependence on China for research animals, reviving calls for a “strategic monkey reserve.&

Researchers Halt Trials of Promising Sickle Cell Treatment 2021-02-23 09:44:51Two patients in a gene therapy study developed cancer years after treatment. It is not clear whether the therapy was responsible.

U.S. Reaches 500,000 Covid Deaths 2021-02-23 03:58:44In a single year, Covid-19 became a leading cause of death in the United States, rivaling heart disease and cancer, and has driven life expectancy dow

How Meaningful Is Prediabetes for Older Adults? 2021-02-23 02:30:10A new study indicates that the condition might be less of a worry than once believed.

‘I Am Worth It’: Why Thousands of Doctors 2021-02-23 00:56:40Medical schools are producing more graduates, but residency programs haven’t kept up, leaving thousands of young doctors “chronically unma

Studies Suggest People Who Had Covid-19 Should Get 2021-02-22 22:30:05New studies show that one shot of a vaccine can greatly amplify antibody levels in those who have recovered from the coronavirus.

Vaccines Adapted for Variants Will Not Need Lengthy 2021-02-22 17:32:51The agency’s new guidance will speed the development of vaccines that protect against more contagious variants of the coronavirus.

Who Will Be the Next F.D.A. Chief? 2021-02-22 16:13:39Two leading contenders generate wider debate about the leadership needed to restore morale and scientific integrity to an agency battered by the polit

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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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? New! 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 New! 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, New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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