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Top regulator warns of COVID-19 hazards inside Iowa New! 2021-04-19 18:19:19A top workplace safety regulator has warned the Republican leaders of the Iowa Legislature that conditions inside the state Capitol are hazardous and

A jab on the job: Companies, unions offer New! 2021-04-19 18:14:48A growing number of companies and labor unions are securing coronavirus vaccines for their workers

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

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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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

Billions spent on coronavirus fight, but what happens New! 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

Coronavirus News Roundup, April 10--April 16 2021-04-16 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Fast Lane for COVID Testing Has Opened 2021-04-16 11:00:00Recently approved rapid antigen tests are likely to help mitigate the chain of transmission and put the U.S. on par with other countries that have the

Psilocybin Therapy May Work as Well as Common 2021-04-15 16:41:00For the first time, a randomized controlled trial shows the psychedelic offers potent, if short-term, relief in comparison with an SSRI -- Read more o

Doctors Should Talk to Patients about Firearm Injury 2021-04-15 15:00:00It’s a major public health issue, and discussing it should part of routine care, no different than questions about health risk factors such as s

Schools Can Open Safely during COVID, the Latest 2021-04-15 06:45:00The risk of COVID transmission in schools is very low if 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

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Rashes Can Occur After COVID Vaccine, But Dermatologists Say 2021-04-17 03:00:00Title: Rashes Can Occur After COVID Vaccine, But Dermatologists Say 'Don't Worry'Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Edito

Even Before COVID, Many More People Died Early 2021-04-17 03:00:00Title: Even Before COVID, Many More People Died Early in U.S. Versus EuropeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4

U.S. Marines Study Finds Getting COVID Won't Protect 2021-04-17 03:00:00Title: U.S. Marines Study Finds Getting COVID Won't Protect Young People From ReinfectionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Edit

AHA News: Waist Size May Better Predict AFib 2021-04-17 03:00:00Title: AHA News: Waist Size May Better Predict AFib Risk in MenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2021 12:

1 in 50 COVID Patients in ICU Will 2021-04-17 03:00:00Title: 1 in 50 COVID Patients in ICU Will Develop a StrokeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2021 12:00:00

'Magic Mushroom' Psilocybin as Good as Antidepressants: Study 2021-04-17 03:00:00Title: 'Magic Mushroom' Psilocybin as Good as Antidepressants: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2

It's a Scream: Human Brains Alert to Positive 2021-04-17 03:00:00Title: It's a Scream: Human Brains Alert to Positive ShrieksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2021 12:00

Scientists Create Embryos With Cells From Monkeys, Humans 2021-04-17 03:00:00Title: Scientists Create Embryos With Cells From Monkeys, HumansCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2021 12

Did CBD Oil for Seizures Push a 2-Year-Old 2021-04-17 03:00:00Title: Did CBD Oil for Seizures Push a 2-Year-Old Boy Into Puberty?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2021

Most Young Americans Eager to Get COVID Vaccine: 2021-04-17 03:00:00Title: Most Young Americans Eager to Get COVID Vaccine: PollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2021 12:00:

J&J Vaccine: Know the Signs of Rare Blood 2021-04-17 03:00:00Title: J&J Vaccine: Know the Signs of Rare Blood ClotCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2021 12:00:00

Booster Shots a Likely Reality for COVID-Vaccinated Americans 2021-04-17 03:00:00Title: Booster Shots a Likely Reality for COVID-Vaccinated AmericansCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/202