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Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 2021-04-17 05:32:04The global death toll from the coronavirus topped a staggering 3 million people.

Global death toll from COVID-19 tops 3 million, 2021-04-17 04:39:45Global death toll from COVID-19 tops 3 million, by Johns Hopkins University's count

Ontario to limit outdoor gatherings amid wave of 2021-04-16 23:20:16The premier of Canada’s most populous province says he will be limiting outdoor gatherings to those in the same household and will close playgro

Alaska to offer tourists COVID-19 vaccines starting June 2021-04-16 23:09:02Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy says COVID-19 vaccines would be made available at key airports in the state starting June 1

The Latest: Vaccines to be made available at 2021-04-16 21:11:16Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy says COVID-19 vaccines would be made available at key airports in the state starting June 1

'Secret prom' puts New Mexico school back on 2021-04-16 19:28:15A high school in New Mexico returned to remote learning Friday as the school district investigates an off-campus “secret prom."

Federal officials reverse limits on fetal tissue research 2021-04-16 18:34:29Federal officials have reversed Trump administration restrictions on using human fetal tissue for medical research

Italy health chief distances himself from spiked WHO 2021-04-16 16:21:31The head of Italy’s national health institute is distancing himself from a scandal over a spiked World Health Organization report into Italy&rsq

Amid hesitancy, Louisiana gets creative in vaccine outreach 2021-04-16 15:46:03Louisiana is making a full-court press to get shots in arms, with sometimes creative outreach to make it as easy as possible to get vaccinated

US setting up $1.7B national network to track 2021-04-16 14:49:08The Biden administration says the U.S. is setting up a $1.7 billion national network to identify and track worrisome coronavirus mutations whose sprea

Italy moves toward slow reopening with outdoor dining 2021-04-16 13:38:39Italy is planning to start emerging later this month from rolling partial lockdowns that were imposed during a fall coronavirus surge

Big Chile study finds Chinese vaccine slashes COVID 2021-04-16 13:12:19A study of millions of Chileans who have received the Chinese-developed CoronaVac vaccine has found it 67% effective against symptoms and 80% against

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

Schools Can Open Safely During COVID, the Latest 2021-04-15 06:45:00Studies have shown the risk of COVID transmission in schools is very low, provided that 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

COVID, Quickly, Episode 4: The Virtual Vaccine Line 2021-04-09 12:00:00Today we bring you the fourth episode in a new podcast series: COVID, Quickly. Every two weeks, Scientific American’s senior

New Arkansas Law--and Similar Bills--Endanger Transgender Youth, Research 2021-04-09 09:00:00The legislation runs counter to evidence that puberty blockers and hormone treatments are safe and save lives -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Nature Can Help Us Prepare for the Next 2021-04-08 11:00:00In March 2020 Ruth DeFries finished a manuscript more than five years in the making. It turned out to be both prescient and prophetic. In this do

Slovakia Offers a Lesson in How Rapid Testing 2021-04-08 06:45:00One of the country’s top epidemiologists explains how population-wide use of rapid antigen tests—in combination with other measures—

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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