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Florida governor faces growing charges of vaccine favoritism New! 2021-03-04 17:52:31Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and state health officials are coming under deeper scrutiny amid revelations that seniors in a wealthy enclave in Key Largo

The Latest: Oklahoma jobless claims reach $4.4B in New! 2021-03-04 17:27:06Oklahoma officials say unemployment payments since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic a year ago have surpassed by nearly $1.5 billion the paym

Senate begins considering Democrats' $1.9T virus relief bill New! 2021-03-04 17:12:00The Senate has voted to begin debating a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill

Alabama's Republican governor extends face mask mandate New! 2021-03-04 16:57:30Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is bucking the trend among Southern Republican governors to extend the state’s mandatory face mask order by a month

VIRUS TODAY: Alabama governor extends face mask order New! 2021-03-04 16:31:39Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is extending the state’s mandatory face mask order by a month, a break from what Texas and neighboring Mississippi are doi

Ontario leader disappointed in Biden for not sharing New! 2021-03-04 16:06:17The leader of Canada’s most populous province is expressing irritation with the U.S. refusal to ship vaccines north of the border

California to give 40% of vaccine doses to New! 2021-03-04 15:57:30California will begin setting aside 40% of all vaccine doses for the state's most vulnerable neighborhoods in an effort to inoculate people most at r

California Legislature OKs plan aimed at in-person learning New! 2021-03-04 14:52:16The California Legislature has approved a $6.6 billion plan aimed at returning students to the classroom

'Falling through cracks': Vaccine bypasses some older adults New! 2021-03-04 14:31:31Thousands of older Americans are spending hours online or enlisting their grandchildren's help to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine

US traffic deaths spike even as pandemic cuts New! 2021-03-04 14:30:17Pandemic lockdowns and stay-at-home orders kept many drivers off U.S. roads and highways last year

Kentucky bill would ban execution for severely mentally New! 2021-03-04 14:09:29Efforts to ban applying Kentucky’s death penalty to some people with severe mental illnesses have run into resistance

Israel, Denmark and Austria join forces against COVID-19 New! 2021-03-04 14:09:01The leaders of Israel, Denmark and Austria say they'll work together against COVID-19, investing in research and production centers to keep up with v

NYT > Health

Surf’s Up. The Temperature Isn’t. 2021-03-01 05:00:35Growing numbers of surfers are taking to the Great Lakes — even when the weather is well below freezing.

Why I Overcame My Vaccine Hesitancy 2021-03-01 05:00:08The more people who become immune to the virus, the less this scourge will be able to mutate and evade the vaccines already available

Diagnosing Autism in the Pandemic 2021-03-01 05:00:06Autism spectrum disorder is often suspected when young children stand out as being different from their peers. That can be much harder in this isolate

Plastic Surgeon Attends Video Traffic Court From Operating 2021-02-28 19:33:35California’s Medical Board started an investigation after Dr. Scott Green reported for the hearing on Zoom while in scrubs and with a patient on

How Johnson & Johnson's Vaccine Differs From Pfizer 2021-02-28 14:22:21

In Quest for Herd Immunity, Giant Covid-19 Vaccination 2021-02-28 12:52:17A day at one mass site in Connecticut shows both the promise and the shortcomings of the approach, which is at the center of President Biden’s p

How To Ritualize Tea Time 2021-02-27 23:58:05Tea might be the perfect drink for the pandemic winter malaise. Here’s how to start your own ritual.

Dances to Learn At Home 2021-02-27 23:41:08Online tutorials for TikTok and music-video routines can help prove you wrong. The “WAP” dance is within your reach.

Things To Do At Home 2021-02-27 23:22:05This week, get a tarot reading, unwind with a yoga class or learn about pendulums.

Show Thanks With A Gratitude Letter 2021-02-27 23:03:04Concerned about a friend or a loved one who may be feeling the winter doldrums? Try writing them a gratitude letter.

Covid Vaccines: Johnson & Johnson's shot authorized by 2021-02-27 20:19:50The authorization of a third Covid-19 vaccine will bring millions more doses within days. But health officials worry that some people will see the vac

F.D.A. Expert Panel Endorses Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine 2021-02-27 18:32:18With this last hurdle cleared, formal authorization of the one-dose vaccine is expected on Saturday and distribution within days.

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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Texas, Mississippi Drop Mask Mandates New! 2021-03-04 02:00:00Title: Texas, Mississippi Drop Mask MandatesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/3/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/3/2021 12:00:00 AM

Talking Points: People Rarely End Conversations When They New! 2021-03-04 02:00:00Title: Talking Points: People Rarely End Conversations When They Want ToCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/3/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/3/2

Patients With Sickle Cell Disease Often Overlooked for New! 2021-03-04 02:00:00Title: Patients With Sickle Cell Disease Often Overlooked for Life-Saving Kidney TransplantsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/3/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Edi

Skipping Mammograms Raises a Woman's Odds for Breast New! 2021-03-04 02:00:00Title: Skipping Mammograms Raises a Woman's Odds for Breast Cancer DeathCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/3/

Choice of Brand-Name Drug Over Generics Costs Medicare New! 2021-03-04 02:00:00Title: Choice of Brand-Name Drug Over Generics Costs Medicare Nearly $2 Billion AnnuallyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/3/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editori

Could ADHD Raise Odds for More Serious Psychiatric New! 2021-03-04 02:00:00Title: Could ADHD Raise Odds for More Serious Psychiatric Ills?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/3/2021 12:00

Social Media, Binge Eating Often Go Together for New! 2021-03-04 02:00:00Title: Social Media, Binge Eating Often Go Together for KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/3/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/3/2021 12:00:00

AHA News: A New Heart at 18 Put New! 2021-03-04 02:00:00Title: AHA News: A New Heart at 18 Put Her on a New PathCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/3/2021 12:00:00 AM

NIH Halts Trial of Convalescent Plasma for Mild New! 2021-03-04 02:00:00Title: NIH Halts Trial of Convalescent Plasma for Mild COVID-19Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/3/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/3/2021 12:00

What You Need to Know About the New New! 2021-03-04 02:00:00Title: What You Need to Know About the New J&J COVID VaccineCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/3/2021 12:0

Does an Arthritis Drug Help Patients Battling Severe New! 2021-03-04 02:00:00Title: Does an Arthritis Drug Help Patients Battling Severe COVID? It Depends on the StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/3/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Edito

How Climate Change Could Put More MS Patients New! 2021-03-04 02:00:00Title: How Climate Change Could Put More MS Patients in DangerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/3/2021 12:00: