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At virus milestone, Italian priest reflects on loss, New! 2020-09-30 18:03:18As the world counts more than 1 million COVID-19 victims, the quiet of everyday life and hum of industry has returned to Italy's Bergamo province, wh

The Latest: North Dakota targeting coronavirus hotspots New! 2020-09-30 17:50:18North Dakota ranks among the worst in the nation in new cases of COVID-19 per capita, and a marketing agency is rolling out a campaign meant to help s

Montana presses to finish census, eyeing 2nd House New! 2020-09-30 17:30:29A complete count of Montana’s households in the 2020 census could bring big rewards — a second seat in the U.S. House of Representatives a

Pelosi and Mnuchin have 'extensive' talks on COVID New! 2020-09-30 17:29:10House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have wrapped up an “extensive conversation” on a huge COVID-19 rescue pac

Census takers: We're being told to finish early, New! 2020-09-30 17:27:03A federal judge's court has been flooded with messages from census takers who say they are being asked to cut corners and finish their work early

Hospitals feel squeeze as coronavirus spikes in Midwest New! 2020-09-30 17:11:47The coronavirus has tightened its grip on the Midwest, with hospitals in Wisconsin and North Dakota running low on space

Judge rejects Trump challenge to Montana's mailed ballots New! 2020-09-30 17:10:10A federal judge in Montana has rejected an effort by the campaign of President Donald Trump and Republican groups to block Montana counties from holdi

Mild to severe: Immune system holds clues to New! 2020-09-30 17:08:01Scientists are starting to unravel one of COVID-19′s scariest mysteries: Why are some people only mildly ill or have no symptoms and others rapi

Political dispute deepens over anti-outbreak plan for Madrid New! 2020-09-30 15:55:20The Madrid region has rejected a Spanish government plan that imposes stricter mobility curbs and limits on social gatherings in the capital and its s

UK lawmakers grumble but renew sweeping govt COVID-19 New! 2020-09-30 13:42:42British lawmakers have renewed the government’s sweeping powers to impose emergency restrictions to curb the coronavirus

Tennessee's medication abortion law blocked by judge 2020-09-30 12:04:47A federal judge has blocked a Tennessee law that required women undergoing drug-induced abortions be informed the procedure could be reversed

Study: Neanderthal genes may be liability for COVID 2020-09-30 11:13:47Scientists say genes some people have inherited from Neanderthal ancestors may increase the likelihood of suffering severe forms of COVID-19

NYT > Health

Covid-19 News: Live Updates 2020-09-25 08:56:05Speaker Nancy Pelosi, under pressure from moderate Democrats to work toward a deal with the White House, laid the groundwork for action on a stimulus

Stalled Talks Over Covid-19 Stimulus in the U.S. 2020-09-25 05:32:55It was far from clear that Republican and Democratic negotiators would be able to reach a deal. Rio de Janeiro’s annual Carnival parade will be

Virus Cases Surged in Young Adults. The Elderly 2020-09-24 22:59:04Infections among young adults eventually may have spread to older, more vulnerable people, the C.D.C. reported.

Losing Your Hair Can Be Another Consequence of 2020-09-24 20:32:33Doctors are seeing a huge increase in patients who have been shedding abnormal amounts of hair, and they believe it is related to stress associated wi

Blue Cross Insurers Reach Tentative Settlement in Antitrust 2020-09-24 17:29:01The health insurance group may pay $2.7 billion to resolve allegations that the chain blocked competition.

Novavax Enters Final Stage of Coronavirus Vaccine Trials 2020-09-24 17:09:26The Maryland company, which has never brought a vaccine to market, has started its Phase 3 trial in the United Kingdom, with plans to begin in the Uni

Americans Have Lost $145 Million to Coronavirus Fraud 2020-09-24 15:01:34More than 200,000 complaints of scams and fraud have been filed so far this year, data from the Federal Trade Commission shows.

‘I Had Heart Surgery in the Middle of 2020-09-24 14:29:28Anxiety and uncertainty about the pandemic are leading some patients to delay surgery. But how safe is that when you have an aneurysm in your heart?

Emails Show How Pesticide Industry Influenced U.S. Position 2020-09-24 12:19:58The U.S. insisted that new international guidelines on combating drug resistance omit any mention of fungicides — a demand that the industry mad

Undercutting Scientists, Trump Says Tightening Covid-19 Vaccine Guidelines 2020-09-24 05:25:19Dr. Anthony S. Fauci and three other top U.S. health officials told lawmakers they would take a vaccine approved by the F.D.A. Johnson & Johnson a

A Quadriplegic, a Specialty Van and a Lifetime 2020-09-24 05:00:16A biking accident left Kirk Williams paralyzed, but he has traveled widely and inspired others to follow in his tire tracks.

A Manly Response to Disease 2020-09-24 05:00:05A conventional model of masculinity inhibits some men from expressing their emotional responses to assaults on the body.

Scientific American: Health

Lessons from AIDS for the COVID-19 Pandemic 2020-09-29 09:00:00We can learn from parallels between the coronavirus and HIV crises -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Dinosaurs Got Cancer Too 2020-09-28 21:13:00Researchers seeking evidence for cancer in dinosaurs found it in a collection of bones at an Alberta paleontology museum.    -- Read more

Deadly Spread of Some Cancers May Be Driven 2020-09-28 11:00:00An ordinary bacterium can trigger changes in some primary tumors that lead to dangerous metastasis -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Could Exposure to the Common Cold Reduce the 2020-09-28 07:00:00We don’t know, but the idea is hardly crazy—and if the answer is yes, we could save many lives long before a vaccine arrives -- Read more

How COVID-19 is Changing the English Language 2020-09-26 08:00:00From ‘social distancing’ to ‘self-quarantining,’ the pandemic is leaving a lasting impact on the English lexicon -- Read more

Coronavirus News Roundup: September 19-September 25 2020-09-25 15:00:00Here are pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How to Distribute a COVID-19 Vaccine Ethically 2020-09-25 07:00:00The unequal wealth of nations should not determine allocation -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

When and Why You Should Get a Flu 2020-09-24 06:45:00Experts explain why getting vaccinated is important every year—and especially during a pandemic -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

What COVID-19 Reinfection Means for Vaccines 2020-09-23 12:00:00We now know repeat infections are possible; understanding them will shape the fight against the pandemic -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID-19 Testing Lab Shows How Colleges Can Reopen 2020-09-23 06:45:00More than 100 colleges in the Northeast have partnered with the Broad Institute of M.I.T. and Harvard to test their students and staff -- Read more on

3-D Printing inside the Body Could Patch Stomach 2020-09-22 06:45:00In vivo bioprinting might also help repair hernias and treat infertility -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Ginsburg's Death Threatens the Affordable Care Act 2020-09-21 12:15:00As the Trump administration eyes a speedy replacement, the court will hear a case against the health care law a week after the election -- Read more o

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Lockdown Could Worsen Hearing Woes for U.S. Seniors 2020-09-30 03:00:00Title: Lockdown Could Worsen Hearing Woes for U.S. SeniorsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/29/2020 12:00:00

Most Newborns of COVID-19-Infected Moms Fare Well 2020-09-30 03:00:00Title: Most Newborns of COVID-19-Infected Moms Fare WellCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/29/2020 12:00:00 A

Diabetes During Pregnancy Could Raise Lifelong Heart Risks 2020-09-30 03:00:00Title: Diabetes During Pregnancy Could Raise Lifelong Heart Risks for ChildrenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review

For Kids With Hearing Issues, Early Intervention Crucial 2020-09-30 03:00:00Title: For Kids With Hearing Issues, Early Intervention Crucial to School ReadinessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial R

COVID-19 Patients Rarely Survive Cardiac Arrest: Study 2020-09-30 03:00:00Title: COVID-19 Patients Rarely Survive Cardiac Arrest: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/29/2020 12:00

Global Death Toll From COVID-19 Passes One Million 2020-09-30 03:00:00Title: Global Death Toll From COVID-19 Passes One MillionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/29/2020 12:00:00

Warmer Weather Could Bring More West Nile Virus 2020-09-30 03:00:00Title: Warmer Weather Could Bring More West Nile Virus to U.S.Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/29/2020 12:0

Brain-Eating Amoeba in Tap Water of Lake Jackson, 2020-09-30 03:00:00Title: Brain-Eating Amoeba in Tap Water of Lake Jackson, TexasCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/29/2020 12:0

Obamacare Cut Out-of-Pocket Costs, But Many Families Still 2020-09-30 03:00:00Title: Obamacare Cut Out-of-Pocket Costs, But Many Families Still Struggle: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Rev

How Important Is Sex as Women Age? 2020-09-30 03:00:00Title: How Important Is Sex as Women Age?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

1 in 3 U.S. Parents Won't Get Flu 2020-09-30 03:00:00Title: 1 in 3 U.S. Parents Won't Get Flu Shots for Their Kids: SurveyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/29/2

U.S. Government to Ship Millions of Rapid COVID 2020-09-30 03:00:00Title: U.S. Government to Ship Millions of Rapid COVID Tests This WeekCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/29/2

FOX News

Coronavirus claims thousands of parents, caregivers, study finds New! 2020-09-30 15:24:22As many as 1 in 1,000 children on average lost a parent or caregiver to the disease between March and July 2020, according to the researchers.

Most recovered coronavirus patients experience side effects of New! 2020-09-30 13:54:42A new study found that an estimated nine in ten recovered COVID-19 patients have experienced side effects of the disease. 

Recent coronavirus cases doubled among young adults, CDC New! 2020-09-30 13:45:44From early August into the following month, weekly coronavirus cases among adults aged 18 to 22 jumped by 55% nationwide, with the Northeast seeing th

Coronavirus face masks made with silk are better 2020-09-30 12:35:32When choosing a fabric to make a homemade face mask to protect against the novel coronavirus, silk is better than cotton, namely when used in conjunct

WHO says it will provide $5 COVID-19 tests 2020-09-30 11:38:17The tests will provide results in under 30 minutes compared to hours or days and will enable the expansion of testing, particularly in countries that&

Coronavirus spike protein morphs into 10 different shapes 2020-09-30 10:31:24The novel coronavirus uses its "spike proteins" to latch onto and invade human cells. But to do so, the spikes morph into at least 10 diff

How Joey, the baby sea otter became a 2020-09-30 09:57:59Joey is an almost 3-month-old male Canadian-born otter.

Moderna says coronavirus vaccine boosts immune system response 2020-09-30 09:25:39Biotech company Moderna announced on Tuesday that its coronavirus vaccine candidate elicited immune responses in older adults from a Phase 1 study in

Coronavirus was even more contagious at beginning of 2020-09-29 15:59:59The novel coronavirus was more than twice as contagious at the start of the pandemic than first thought, according to a new study from Duke University

Long-term use of acid reflux meds linked to 2020-09-29 15:15:07Long-term use of medications to treat acid reflux was linked to a 24% increased risk of type 2 diabetes, says a new study.

14 Purdue University students suspended after throwing dorm 2020-09-29 14:48:50After finding out about the Sept. 26 event, Katie Sermersheim, associate vice provost and dean of students, issued suspensions to 14 students, includi

California Gov. Newsom receives flu shot during live 2020-09-29 13:49:32California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday received the flu shot during a live news conference, heeding advice experts have stressed for months as flu sea

Health Care

House panel says drugmakers inflated prices to boost 2020-09-30 09:36:28The Democrat-led reports come just weeks before Election Day, and amid efforts by President Donald Trump to show progress on slashing drug costs.

Trump admin begins shipping rapid coronavirus tests to 2020-09-28 16:44:15The first shipments, totaling 6.5 million tests, will be sent this week, and the amount each state receives will be based on population data.

Trump’s drug card plan sows confusion – even 2020-09-25 19:41:11Top Trump deputies say they can put the plan in place using existing powers. But critics see it as a brazen election year ploy.

U.S. coronavirus case count passes 7 million 2020-09-25 15:20:23The figure, based on a tracker maintained by Johns Hopkins University, comes just days after the U.S. surpassed 200,000 deaths.

Trump says he’s sending seniors $200 drug coupons 2020-09-24 20:19:03A watchdog group decries the pre-election timing.

How Trump is undermining his own vaccine race 2020-09-24 19:26:42Operation Warp Speed is the administration’s best attempt at fighting coronavirus, experts say, but White House meddling has caused public confi

Member of health secretary's security detail tests positive 2020-09-24 18:34:54It is the first known instance of a staffer with regular proximity to the health secretary testing positive for coronavirus.

Trump makes fresh health care push, saying he’ll 2020-09-24 17:04:17The directives on patient protections and billing that the president outlined aren't likely to yield new safeguards.

Science academies sound alarm on political interference 2020-09-24 12:24:34The reports of widespread political interference come at a critical point in the pandemic, the science and medicine academy leaders warned.

POLITICO-Harvard poll: Pandemic fallout, racial reckoning are deeply 2020-09-23 19:55:37A rapid approval of a coronavirus vaccine would do little to boost Trump's political fortunes, the poll also indicates.

Trump says he might reject stricter FDA vaccine 2020-09-23 19:11:41The FDA has reportedly proposed stricter emergency authorization standards, which are now under review by the White House Office of Management and Bud

Fauci spars with Rand Paul over Covid-19 response 2020-09-23 13:12:15Fauci rejected Paul’s assertion that the United States' mitigation and lockdown efforts were misguided.

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