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Texas becomes biggest US state to lift COVID-19 New! 2021-03-02 18:03:30Only California and New York have reported more COVID-19 deaths than Texas.

Texas and other states ease COVID-19 rules despite New! 2021-03-02 18:00:46Texas has become the biggest state to lift its mask rule, joining a rapidly growing movement by governors and other leaders across the U.S. to loosen

Abortion concerns prompt archdiocese warning on vaccine New! 2021-03-02 17:49:58Catholic leaders in New Orleans and St. Louis are advising Catholics that the COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson is “morally compromise

Brazilian virus variant emerges in Oregon; 1st in New! 2021-03-02 17:48:44The Brazilian variant of the coronavirus has emerged in Oregon, the first known such case on the U.S. West Coast

Biden urges Senate Dems to rally behind $1.9T New! 2021-03-02 17:27:54President Joe Biden is urging Senate Democrats to rally behind a $1.9 trillion COVID-relief bill

The Latest: Biden to prioritize vaccinating school teachers New! 2021-03-02 16:56:42President Joe Biden is directing states to prioritize vaccinating all teachers during the month of March, and announced that the federal government wi

Biden directs states to prioritize vaccinating all teachers; New! 2021-03-02 16:37:29Biden directs states to prioritize vaccinating all teachers; federal gov't to supply shots through pharmacy program

Biden: US expects enough COVID vaccine for all New! 2021-03-02 16:28:43Biden: US expects enough COVID vaccine for all adult Americans by end of May, 2 months earlier than anticipated

VIRUS TODAY: Merck to produce J&J shot, Dems New! 2021-03-02 16:22:15Drugmaker Merck & Co. will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson’s newly approved coronavirus vaccine in an effort to expand supply more

Virus variant races through Italy, especially among children New! 2021-03-02 16:01:17Italian health officials say the variant of the coronavirus discovered in Britain is prevalent among the country's infected schoolchildren and warn t

White House: Merck to help produce rival J&J's New! 2021-03-02 15:40:49Drugmaker Merck & Co. will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson’s newly approved coronavirus vaccine in an effort to expand supply more

Ukraine's leader gets vaccine shot to dispel public New! 2021-03-02 14:53:36Ukraine’s president has received a coronavirus vaccine shot in a bid to dispel widespread public skepticism about vaccination

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 New! 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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AHA News: From Mild COVID-19 to Heart Failure 2021-03-02 02:00:00Title: AHA News: From Mild COVID-19 to Heart Failure in 4 Weeks – at Age 20Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/26/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Rev

Sharp Drop Seen in COVID Testing As New 2021-03-02 02:00:00Title: Sharp Drop Seen in COVID Testing As New Cases PlateauCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/1/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/1/2021 12:00:00

Rheumatoid Arthritis Meds May Help Fight Severe COVID-19 2021-03-02 02:00:00Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis Meds May Help Fight Severe COVID-19Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/26/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/1/2021 12:0

Walmart Expands COVID-19 Vaccination Program 2021-03-02 02:00:00Title: Walmart Expands COVID-19 Vaccination ProgramCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/1/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/1/2021 12:00:00 AM

Vaccinating Oldest First for COVID Saves the Most 2021-03-02 02:00:00Title: Vaccinating Oldest First for COVID Saves the Most Lives: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/1/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/1/2021

Do You Get Your '5 a Day'? Fruits 2021-03-02 02:00:00Title: Do You Get Your '5 a Day'? Fruits and Veggies for a Long LifeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/1/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/1/202

Spring Allergies Are Near, Here's What Works to 2021-03-02 02:00:00Title: Spring Allergies Are Near, Here's What Works to Fight ThemCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/27/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/1/2021 1

U.S. Flu Vaccinations Hit New Record High This 2021-03-02 02:00:00Title: U.S. Flu Vaccinations Hit New Record High This SeasonCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/1/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/1/2021 12:00:00

Education Level Now Prime Driver of COVID Vaccine 2021-03-02 02:00:00Title: Education Level Now Prime Driver of COVID Vaccine Hesitancy: PollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/26/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/1/

Underarm Lump After COVID Shot Is Likely Lymph 2021-03-02 02:00:00Title: Underarm Lump After COVID Shot Is Likely Lymph Swelling, Not Breast Cancer, Experts SayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/1/2021 12:00:00 AMLast E

Working from Home? Here's How to Preserve Your 2021-03-02 02:00:00Title: Working from Home? Here's How to Preserve Your PostureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/28/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/1/2021 12:00

More Than 87,000 Scientific Papers Already Published on 2021-03-02 02:00:00Title: More Than 87,000 Scientific Papers Already Published on COVID-19Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/1/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/1/20