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The Latest: Cases in Germany spike past 10K 2020-10-22 17:39:55Alabama Lt.  Gov. Will Ainsworth said Thursday that he remains opposed to mandatory mask orders despite being diagnosed with COVID-19, even thoug

FDA approves first COVID-19 drug: antiviral remdesivir 2020-10-22 17:39:47U.S. regulators have approved the first drug to treat COVID-19

Poland's top court rules out abortions due to 2020-10-22 16:54:52Poland’s top court ruled Thursday that a law allowing abortion of fetuses with congenital defects is unconstitutional, shutting a loophole in th

FDA approves remdesivir, the first drug for treating 2020-10-22 16:42:18FDA approves remdesivir, the first drug for treating COVID-19.

Officials prepare to faceoff over masks as Kansas 2020-10-22 16:41:17Kansas’ coronavirus case count continued to climb, even as one GOP lawmaker pushed back against Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s call for a s

French PM says 2nd virus wave is here, 2020-10-22 16:19:26France's prime minister has announced a vast extension of the nightly curfew that is intended to curb the spiraling spread of the coronavirus

Iowa's use of pandemic aid for 2nd IT 2020-10-22 16:08:18Iowa plans to use millions of dollars in federal pandemic funds on a long-term plan to improve data management across state agencies, a second informa

Europe faces more curfews, restrictions as virus cases 2020-10-22 16:05:47Curfews have been vastly expanded in France, which has added 41,600 new coronavirus infections in one day, and similar nighttime crackdowns loomed in

UK expert: Racism not to blame for minorities' 2020-10-22 13:46:49A scientist newly appointed as an advisor to the British government has expressed skepticism about focusing on the role of structural racism in the di

In video classes teachers parse clues to student 2020-10-22 12:30:20The shift from in-person to remote learning is giving some teachers unprecedented video access into their students’ homes

WHO Africa: New rapid tests a 'game changer' 2020-10-22 11:19:51Health officials in Africa say the rollout of rapid diagnostic tests for COVID-19 could be a “game changer” for their fight against the co

Poland’s top court rules that law allowing abortion 2020-10-22 09:42:35Poland’s top court rules that law allowing abortion of fetuses with congenital defects is unconstitutional

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How Nick Saban Made It to Alabama's Kickoff 2020-10-21 07:11:14Alabama’s immense resources and a newly developed Southeastern Conference policy paved the way for Saban to return to the field only days after

N.Y. Accuses Religious Health Cost-Sharing Group of Misleading 2020-10-21 00:27:55Regulators say a major group is misrepresenting cost-sharing plans, saddling people with unpaid medical bills.

The Pandemic’s Real Toll? 300,000 Deaths, and It’s 2020-10-20 19:29:16A C.D.C. analysis finds that overall death rates have risen, particularly among young adults and people of color.

How the F.D.A. Stood Up to the President 2020-10-20 18:39:42After months of caving to pressures from the White House, Commissioner Stephen Hahn and a band of agency scientists have eked out a few victories.

A Viral Theory Cited by Health Officials Draws 2020-10-20 17:59:36A manifesto urging reliance on “herd immunity” without lockdowns was warmly received by administration officials. But the strategy cannot

Antibody Treatments, Though Promising, Will Be in Short 2020-10-20 15:46:41All the weak points of American health care — testing delays, communication breakdowns, inequity — are working against this pote

5 Ways Families Can Prepare as Coronavirus Cases 2020-10-20 09:35:27As winter approaches, we still need to be vigilant about taking precautions.

How an Ill-Fated Fishing Voyage Helped Us Understand 2020-10-20 09:34:58The threat posed by the virus makes randomized controlled trials extremely difficult. That means “real-life experiments” are especially im

My Brother Died of Brain Cancer. 20 Years 2020-10-20 05:00:15I was told it didn’t run in families. Was it just chance?

Where Have All the Hospital Patients Gone? 2020-10-20 05:00:11Except in areas where Covid is surging, there are still no lines of patients in the hospital halls.

Let’s Talk About Constipation During Pregnancy 2020-10-20 05:00:07Constipation is very common during and after pregnancy, but many women don’t discuss it with their doctors.

U.S. Diplomats and Spies Battle Trump Administration Over 2020-10-19 22:12:17American officials in China, Cuba and Russia say U.S. agencies are concealing the true extent of the episodes, leaving colleagues vulnerable to hostil

Scientific American: Health

Debunking the False Claim That COVID Death Counts 2020-10-20 06:45:00President Trump, a congressman and conspiracy fantasists have repeated the myth. But three kinds of evidence point to more than 218,000 U.S. deaths --

America's Last Line of Defense for a Safe 2020-10-19 12:00:00The independent advisers to the CDC and FDA will not bend to politics -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Coronavirus News Roundup: October 10-October 16 2020-10-16 15:00:00Here are pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Coronavirus Drug Remdesivir Shortens Recovery but Is Not 2020-10-16 13:45:00Despite conflicting data, the highly anticipated results will make the treatment a standard of care in the U.S. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Don't Expect a COVID Vaccine before the Election 2020-10-16 13:30:00A vaccine made by Pfizer could seek emergency approval by the third week of November, but it likely won’t be available to the public until mid-

How Straight Talk Helped One State Control COVID 2020-10-16 09:00:00Nirav Shah directs Maine’s response, which is seeing impressive results despite risk factors -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Why a Historic Emissions Drop from COVID Is 2020-10-15 14:00:00The greenhouse gas reductions highlight the difficult road ahead to substantially limit global warming -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Physician-Politicians Tout Medical Credentials in Key U.S. Congressional 2020-10-15 08:00:00Amid the pandemic, candidates in tight contests in Arizona and Kansas contrast their understanding of science with opponents’ disregard -- Read

How to Take Racial Bias Out of Kidney 2020-10-15 06:45:00A medical student describes winning her fight to change an equation that prevented Black people from getting crucial treatment -- Read more on Scienti

How to Avoid COVID while Voting 2020-10-14 09:50:00Epidemiologists offer tips for U.S. voters and poll workers to limit their chances of getting infected -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

I Can't Breathe: Asthma, Black Men and the 2020-10-14 07:00:00The common, chronic inflammation of the airways may help explain why deaths in custody are so high among African-Americans -- Read more on ScientificA

Eight Persistent COVID-19 Myths and Why People Believe 2020-10-12 10:15:00From a human-made virus to vaccine conspiracy theories, we rounded up the most insidious false claims about the pandemic -- Read more on ScientificAme

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Nurses Can Make the Difference for New Moms' New! 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: Nurses Can Make the Difference for New Moms' BreastfeedingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/202

Pancreas Cells That Drive Type 1 Diabetes Appear New! 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: Pancreas Cells That Drive Type 1 Diabetes Appear in Healthy People, TooCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

Fauci 'Cautiously Optimistic' for COVID-19 Vaccine by Year's New! 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: Fauci 'Cautiously Optimistic' for COVID-19 Vaccine by Year's EndCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1

Who's At Risk For 'Long COVID?' New! 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: Who's At Risk For 'Long COVID?'Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

Fewer Painful Procedures Could Help Preemies' Brain Development: New! 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: Fewer Painful Procedures Could Help Preemies' Brain Development: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

Could Mom's Thyroid Levels Influence ADHD in Kids? New! 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: Could Mom's Thyroid Levels Influence ADHD in Kids?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/2020 12:00:

Mouthwash Will Not Save You From COVID-19 New! 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: Mouthwash Will Not Save You From COVID-19Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

Drug Combo May Be Safe, Effective Therapy for New! 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: Drug Combo May Be Safe, Effective Therapy for Rare LeukemiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/202

CDC Broadens Definition of COVID 'Close Contact' New! 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: CDC Broadens Definition of COVID 'Close Contact'Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/2020 12:00:0

'Weekend Effect' Affects Survival Odds for Rural Stroke New! 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: 'Weekend Effect' Affects Survival Odds for Rural Stroke PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10

More Than Half of Americans Know Someone Infected New! 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: More Than Half of Americans Know Someone Infected or Ill With COVID: PollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Rev

AHA News: The Mummies' Message: Take Steps Against New! 2020-10-23 03:00:00Title: AHA News: The Mummies' Message: Take Steps Against Heart DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/

BBC News - Health

Trump Covid: President criticised over drive-past 2020-10-05 14:33:17The US president's decision to greet supporters from a car comes under scrutiny from medical experts.

Matt Hancock on 16,000 missing coronavirus test results 2020-10-05 12:19:21Health teams have “acted swiftly to minimise (the) impact” of nearly 16,000 coronavirus test results being left out of the daily reports,

Coronavirus: ‘Thousands unaware if exposed to Covid,' says 2020-10-05 12:05:32The government’s handling of testing is “so much worse" than a "shambles", says the shadow health secretary.

Long Covid: 'Everything tasted like cardboard' 2020-10-05 10:24:18People who have experienced long-lasting coronavirus symptoms talk about losing their sense of taste and smell.

Covid-19 updates: One in 10 worldwide may have 2020-10-05 10:19:41More than 35m infections have been confirmed but the real figure could apparently be closer to 800m.

Coronavirus: Paris to shut bars and raise alert 2020-10-05 07:11:24Paris becomes the second French city to order bars to close again as infections continue to rise.

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson on missing test results 2020-10-05 06:37:01Boris Johnson cannot give a figure for those who should have been traced after an IT error saw the coronavirus test figures for last week being under-

Nobel Prize for Medicine goes to Hepatitis C 2020-10-05 06:27:32The virus is a major cause of liver cancer and can lead to people needing a liver transplant.

Covid-19 pandemic: Tracking the global coronavirus outbreak 2020-10-05 05:09:19Key charts and maps explaining how the virus has spread around the world

New Covid-19 test could be Indian ‘game changer’ 2020-10-04 19:01:46The test, named after a famous Indian fictional detective, is based on gene-editing technology called Crispr.

Staffordshire nurse learns sign language to help deaf 2020-10-03 19:02:09A nurse is learning British Sign Language (BSL) for deaf patients at County Hospital in Stafford.

Coronavirus: Rapid antigen test rolled out in Madrid 2020-10-03 19:01:34The test gives results in 15 minutes and costs less than five euros.

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