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New California law aims to put kids in 2021-03-05 18:07:16California's governor has signed a law aiming to return public school students to classrooms

The Latest: South Carolina governor lifts mandates on 2021-03-05 17:49:33Gov. Henry McMaster has lifted mandates on face coverings in South Carolina’s government office buildings and restaurants, leaving it up to stat

Study finds mask mandates, dining out influence virus 2021-03-05 17:49:06A new national study adds strong evidence that mask mandates can slow the spread of the coronavirus, and that allowing dining at restaurants can incre

Dem split on jobless benefits slows relief bill 2021-03-05 17:48:47Democrats have laid aside one battle over boosting the minimum wage as they try moving their $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill through the Senate

Canada clears Johnson & Johnson vaccine, first to 2021-03-05 17:41:48Canada is getting a fourth vaccine to prevent COVID-19 as the country’s health regulator has cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works wit

Oregon governor ordering teachers to return to classroom 2021-03-05 17:30:15Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is issuing an executive order mandating that all public schools provide universal access to in-person learning by the month's

Jump in hiring fuels optimism for US economic 2021-03-05 16:41:00U.S. employers added a surprisingly robust 379,000 jobs last month, a sign the economy is strengthening as virus cases drop, vaccinations ramp up, Ame

Detroit mayor turned down J&J vaccine in favor 2021-03-05 16:23:28Detroit this week turned down 6,200 doses of the newly authorized Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine

WHO head wants virus vaccine patents waived to 2021-03-05 16:16:15The head of the World Health Organization is calling for patent rights to be waived until the end of the coronavirus pandemic so that vaccine supplies

Americans vaccinated against COVID-19 still wait for advice 2021-03-05 16:11:16More than 27 million Americans fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will have to keep waiting for guidance from federal health officials for what

VIRUS TODAY: Vaccinated adults await advice on family 2021-03-05 15:58:59President Joe Biden has a 60% approval rating for his job performance and even more backing from Americans for his handling of the coronavirus pandemi

Africa welcomes COVAX doses but warns against 'selfishness' 2021-03-05 15:55:01Urgent calls for COVID-19 vaccine fairness are ringing through African countries as more are welcoming or rolling out doses from the global COVAX init

NYT > Health

How Rhode Island Fell to the Coronavirus 2021-03-05 05:00:26A dense population of vulnerable citizens set the stage for a frightening epidemic.

Can Long-Term Care Employers Require Staff Members to 2021-03-05 05:00:15As legal experts and ethicists debate, some companies aren’t waiting.

China subjects some travelers to anal swabs, angering 2021-03-05 02:39:07Some experts have questioned the need for the tests, saying that nasal and throat swabs are still the most effective because the coronavirus is contra

Ivermectin Does Not Alleviate Mild Covid-19 Symptoms, Study 2021-03-04 21:34:57Ivermectin, a drug typically used to treat parasitic worms, has been prescribed widely during the coronavirus pandemic, but rigorous data has been lac

One and Done: Why People Are Eager for 2021-03-04 20:07:19Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot vaccine is allowing states to rethink distribution, even as health officials and experts worry some will view i

Some Scientists Question W.H.O. Inquiry Into the Coronavirus 2021-03-04 19:23:36Those who still suspect the outbreak in China may have been caused by a lab leak or accident are pressing for an independent investigation.

Plan to Ditch the Mask After Vaccination? Not 2021-03-04 07:44:26It’s not clear how easily vaccinated people may spread the virus, but the answer to that question is coming soon. Until then, scientists urge ca

Her Eyelid Drooped and She Kept Getting Weaker. 2021-03-04 05:00:06Dozens of tests turned up nothing. Then a specialist had a theory.

Tips for Coping at Home: Advice From a 2021-03-04 03:44:29We asked Melissa Kirsch to talk about ways she keeps her spirits up and her day meaningful. For her, it starts with a movie night.

How to Get a Peloton-Style Workout Without Splurging 2021-03-03 19:02:42Don’t want to pay $1,900 for a Peloton bike, plus a subscription fee for classes? Here are ways to reduce the cost of using tech to exercise at

Delayed Skin Reactions Appear After Vaccine Shots 2021-03-03 18:27:49Doctors are reporting additional, minor symptoms that appear several days after people have received their shots.

Fauci Is Giving His Coronavirus Model to the 2021-03-03 17:13:46Dr. Anthony S. Fauci’s donation of his 3-D virus model to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History comes as museums are worki

Scientific American: Health

It's a Myth That Asian-Americans Are Doing Well 2021-03-02 14:00:00Statistics suggest they are—but numbers often don’t include the most vulnerable with limited English -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.co

New Johnson & Johnson Shot Prevents Severe COVID 2021-03-01 16:00:00Trials of all three vaccines came up with different efficacy numbers, but all offer crucial protection in this health emergency -- Read more on Scient

To Beat COVID, We May Need a Good 2021-03-01 09:00:00Intranasal vaccines might stop the spread of the coronavirus more effectively than needles in arms -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Coronavirus News Roundup: February 20–February 26 2021-02-26 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID, Quickly, Episode 1: Vaccines, Variants and Diabetes 2021-02-26 12:00:00Today we begin a new podcast series: COVID, Quickly. Every two weeks, Scientific American’s senior health editors Tanya Lewis and

America's Immigration System Is a COVID Superspreader 2021-02-26 11:00:00ICE detention centers have some of the worst outbreaks in the country, endangering immigrants, staff and local communities -- Read more on ScientificA

Biden's COVID Plan Is Just a Beginning 2021-02-25 15:00:00The public health system needs wide-ranging reform to address weaknesses exposed by the pandemic -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Massive Google-Funded COVID Database Will Track Variants and 2021-02-25 14:00:00Open repository will give free access to more than 160 million data points with details about individual infections -- Read more on ScientificAmerican

How COVID Is Changing the Cold and Flu 2021-02-25 13:00:00Measures meant to tame the coronavirus pandemic are quashing influenza and most other respiratory diseases, which could have wide-ranging implications

How to Make 'Immunity Passports' More Ethical 2021-02-24 11:00:00Requirements that travelers be vaccinated must be implemented in a humanitarian way -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Unraveling the Complex Link between COVID and Diabetes 2021-02-24 06:45:00Infection with the pandemic-causing virus seems to trigger diabetes in some patients. Here are five plausible explanations as to why -- Read more on S

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

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Perils of the Pandemic: Scooters, Cleansers and Button 2021-03-06 02:00:00Title: Perils of the Pandemic: Scooters, Cleansers and Button BatteriesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/5/20

It's Too Soon to Lift COVID Restrictions: Fauci 2021-03-06 02:00:00Title: It's Too Soon to Lift COVID Restrictions: FauciCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM

AHA News: Bypass Surgery Turned Doctor From Couch 2021-03-06 02:00:00Title: AHA News: Bypass Surgery Turned Doctor From Couch Potato Into Mountain ClimberCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial

AHA News: Why Did Yankees Manager Get a 2021-03-06 02:00:00Title: AHA News: Why Did Yankees Manager Get a Pacemaker, and How Does It Work?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review

A Vaccine Against UTIs? New Mouse Study Brings 2021-03-06 02:00:00Title: A Vaccine Against UTIs? New Mouse Study Brings Shot CloserCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:

Shortage of Syringes for COVID-19 Shots 2021-03-06 02:00:00Title: Shortage of Syringes for COVID-19 ShotsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM

Is Catnip a Mosquito Repellent? 2021-03-06 02:00:00Title: Is Catnip a Mosquito Repellent?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM

When Facebook, Twitter Flag Posts as 'Unverified,' Readers 2021-03-06 02:00:00Title: When Facebook, Twitter Flag Posts as 'Unverified,' Readers ListenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/5

What's the Best COVID Vaccine? 2021-03-06 02:00:00Title: What's the Best COVID Vaccine?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM

Lockdowns Tied to Temporary Drops in Illicit Drug 2021-03-06 02:00:00Title: Lockdowns Tied to Temporary Drops in Illicit Drug SeizuresCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:

Reassuring News for Women Taking Epilepsy Meds While 2021-03-06 02:00:00Title: Reassuring News for Women Taking Epilepsy Meds While PregnantCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/5/2021

Formaldehyde in Hair Straighteners Prompts FDA Warning 2021-03-06 02:00:00Title: Formaldehyde in Hair Straighteners Prompts FDA WarningCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/5/2021 12:00:0