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As India surges, Bangladesh lacks jabs, faces virus 2021-05-08 22:20:17India’s surge in coronavirus cases is having a dangerous effect on neighbor.

The Latest: Utility regulator shares discredited theories 2021-05-08 21:49:45An elected Arizona utility regulator has shared discredited conspiracy theories while trying to persuade energy and power providers not to require the

Regulator shares discredited conspiracy theories about COVID 2021-05-08 20:58:00He was trying to persuade energy and power providers not to require vaccines.

Cuomo probe looks at vaccine czar's calls to 2021-05-08 15:26:15Investigators look into sexual harassment allegations against New York governor.

EU agrees potential 1.8 billion-dose purchase of Pfizer 2021-05-08 14:30:17The European Union has cemented its support for Pfizer-BioNTech and its novel COVID-19 vaccine technology by agreeing to a massive contract extension

EU says US stand on patent virus waiver 2021-05-08 13:10:18European Union leaders have cranked up criticism of the U.S. call to waive COVID-19 vaccine patents, arguing the move would yield no short-term or int

Merkel hopeful on Europe summer travel even without 2021-05-08 12:18:46German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europeans can look forward to traveling this summer if coronavirus cases keep declining on the continent

As US reopens, campuses tighten restrictions for virus 2021-05-08 11:41:33Mask and distancing restrictions may be relaxing across much of the country, but it’s been another tough semester on many college campuses, wher

States scale back vaccine orders as interest in 2021-05-08 10:34:32States across the country are dramatically scaling back their COVID-19 vaccine orders as interest in the shots wanes, putting the goal of herd immunit

India's surge hits southern states, prompts more lockdowns 2021-05-08 09:30:34India's COVID-19 surge hits southern states and prompts more lockdowns.

EU seals deal with Pfizer-BioNTech for potential 1.8 2021-05-08 06:05:57EU seals deal with Pfizer-BioNTech for potential 1.8 billion COVID-19 doses in its biggest vaccine contract so far.

AP PHOTOS: Spain takes vaccines to the rural 2021-05-08 04:05:01While thousands flock daily to health clinics and ad-hoc vaccination points across Spain, health workers also fan out across the country to take shots

NYT > Health

Bill and Melinda Gates Are Divorcing 2021-05-05 09:08:40The announcement raises questions about the fate of their fortune. The couple helped create the Giving Pledge, but much of his Microsoft money has not

FDA Set to Authorize Pfizer Vaccine for Adolescents 2021-05-05 09:03:30The U.S. vaccination campaign will soon expand to millions more people, but public health experts say the move raises complicated questions about supp

This New Covid Vaccine Could Bring Hope to 2021-05-05 08:55:30The German company CureVac hopes its RNA vaccine will rival those made by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech. It could be ready next month.

Operating Rooms Go Under the Knife 2021-05-05 05:00:19Hospitals are bringing together surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses with architects, engineers and administrative staff to rethink the modern opera

Why Exercise Can Be So Draining for People 2021-05-05 05:00:08Even a gentle session of leg lifts set off an exaggerated nervous system reaction in older women with rheumatoid arthritis.

Biden Shifts Vaccination Strategy in Drive to Reopen 2021-05-04 20:12:48President Biden, facing a slowing rate of vaccinations and a hope for near normalcy by Independence Day, said the government would shift from mass vac

$100 as Incentive to Get a Shot? Experiment 2021-05-04 20:04:52A cash reward works best with Democrats, and relaxing safety guidelines seems to motivate Republicans, a survey study shows.

Tamara Press, Olympian Whose Feats Raised Questions, Dies 2021-05-04 18:31:11She won three gold medals in the 1960s but was the focus of speculation about her gender. She retired after pulling out of a track meet that would hav

New Covid Cases in Arizona Are Up 21 2021-05-04 17:33:43The state, which lifted all its pandemic restrictions in March, has seen a 21 percent increase in its daily new-case average in recent weeks.

Pfizer Will Seek Approval to Give Covid Vaccine 2021-05-04 16:53:06The company said it also plans to apply this month for full F.D.A. approval — not just emergency authorization — for the vaccine’s u

Helen Murray Free Dies at 98; Chemist Developed 2021-05-04 13:24:27She and her husband invented a dip-and-read paper strip that greatly simplified the diagnosis of the disease and paved the way for home test kits.

The Other Side of Languishing Is Flourishing. Here’s 2021-05-04 13:07:59Research shows that the pandemic took a toll on our overall well-being and left many of us drained. Here are seven simple steps to get you thriving ag

Scientific American: Health

Coronavirus News Roundup, April 24–April 30 2021-04-30 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Few Would Fear COVID Vaccines if Policy Makers 2021-04-30 11:30:00Clear messaging and transparency are vital, say some experts on risk assessment and decision-making -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID Innovations: Vaccines for Variants, Drone Deliveries, Print-Your-Own 2021-04-30 08:00:00Next-generation COVID-19 vaccines will not only tackle different versions of the virus but will provide solutions across the world at a fraction of th

Religion Both Helped and Hurt during the Pandemic 2021-04-29 15:00:00It was good, on balance, for people’s mental health—but not so good for physical health -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Decoded: How Do Vaccines Actually Work? 2021-04-29 11:00:00Vaccines are medicines that train the body to defend itself against future disease, and they have been saving human lives for hundreds of years. -- Re

Flu Has Disappeared Worldwide during the COVID Pandemic 2021-04-29 07:30:00The public health measures that slow the spread of the novel coronavirus work really well on influenza -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Blood Test Gives Early Warning of Failing Heart 2021-04-29 06:45:00The new DNA-based test predicts transplant rejection -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

People of Color Breathe More Unhealthy Air from 2021-04-28 14:30:00A trend of disproportionate exposure to deadly air pollution among Asian, Hispanic and Black people persists in most cases regardless of the emission

CDC Drops Some Outdoor Mask Advice for Vaccinated 2021-04-28 14:15:00The agency’s latest guidelines are in line with a wealth of evidence that COVID is far less likely to be transmitted outside than indoors -- Rea

On Exploring Mars and Saving Endangered Species 2021-04-28 11:00:00The act of going to the Red Planet gives us a new lens through which we can better understand and protect life’s fragility -- Read more on Scie

Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise--Now Come Tougher Trials 2021-04-28 08:00:00Preliminary results suggest the vaccine is up to 77 percent effective in young children, but researchers await larger studies -- Read more on Scientif

Penicillin Wasn't Alexander Fleming's First Major Discovery 2021-04-27 14:00:00It was lysozyme, an enzyme that attacks the cell walls of bacteria—and just as with the celebrated antibiotic, he found it through pure serendip

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State of Mind Matters for Survival After Heart 2021-05-08 03:00:00Title: State of Mind Matters for Survival After Heart AttackCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/7/2021 12:00:00

Air Pollution Can Harm Kids' Hearts for a 2021-05-08 03:00:00Title: Air Pollution Can Harm Kids' Hearts for a LifetimeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 A

How a Little Alcohol Might Help the Heart 2021-05-08 03:00:00Title: How a Little Alcohol Might Help the HeartCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AM

Eat Smart: Mediterranean Diet Could Ward Off Dementia 2021-05-08 03:00:00Title: Eat Smart: Mediterranean Diet Could Ward Off DementiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/6/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/7/2021 12:00:00

Fear of Losing Health Insurance Keeps 1 in 2021-05-08 03:00:00Title: Fear of Losing Health Insurance Keeps 1 in 6 U.S. Workers in Their JobsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

COVID and Obesity More Deadly for Men Than 2021-05-08 03:00:00Title: COVID and Obesity More Deadly for Men Than WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/6/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AM

Why Do Dogs Bark & Bite? Fear May 2021-05-08 03:00:00Title: Why Do Dogs Bark & Bite? Fear May Be KeyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AM

'Atypical' Heart Attack Symptoms You Need to Know 2021-05-08 03:00:00Title: 'Atypical' Heart Attack Symptoms You Need to KnowCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/6/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 A

Time Spent in ICU Linked to Higher Odds 2021-05-08 03:00:00Title: Time Spent in ICU Linked to Higher Odds for Suicide LaterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/7/2021 12:0

Poll Finds Many Parents Hesitant to Get Younger 2021-05-08 03:00:00Title: Poll Finds Many Parents Hesitant to Get Younger Kids VaccinatedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/7/202

'BPA-Free' Bottles Might Need a Run Through Your 2021-05-08 03:00:00Title: 'BPA-Free' Bottles Might Need a Run Through Your Dishwasher FirstCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/7

Failing Kidneys Could Bring Higher Dementia Risk 2021-05-08 03:00:00Title: Failing Kidneys Could Bring Higher Dementia RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AM