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FBI warns ransomware assault threatens US healthcare system 2020-10-29 09:33:08Federal agencies say cybercriminals are unleashing a major ransomware assault against the U.S. healthcare system

Searchers in western Alaska look for 7 missing 2020-10-29 09:32:33Search teams have looked in western Alaska for more than a week without success for seven boaters who went missing while seal hunting

Chickens to be culled after bird flu found 2020-10-29 09:25:00The Dutch agriculture ministry says that more than 35,000 chickens are to be culled at a farm after a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu was discove

Short of medics as virus surges, central Europe 2020-10-29 08:55:35With coronavirus cases surging in many central European countries, soldiers, firefighters, students and retired doctors are being asked to help shore

Merkel warns Germans of a 'difficult winter' as 2020-10-29 08:49:02The number of newly reported coronavirus cases in the country hit a new high.

The Latest: WHO concerned about coronavirus in Mideast 2020-10-29 08:43:33The World Health Organization says the coronavirus pandemic has reached “an alarming juncture” in Eastern Mediterranean countries

Trump rule requires health plans to disclose costs 2020-10-29 08:19:18The Trump administration is trying to pull back the veil on health care costs to encourage competition, finalizing a requirement for insurers to tell

Asia Today: Virus arrives in once-clear Marshall Islands 2020-10-29 08:12:48The Marshall Islands has reported its first cases of the coronavirus after two people who flew from Hawaii to a U.S. military base tested positive

Polish president backtracks on abortion view amid protests 2020-10-29 07:31:21Poland’s president has partially broken ranks with his country’s conservative leadership and said he thinks women should have the right to

France braces for monthlong lockdown as virus deaths 2020-10-29 05:18:22Some doctors expressed relief but business owners despaired as France prepared to shut down again for a month to try to put the brakes on the fast-mov

Taiwan marks 200 days without domestic COVID-19 infection 2020-10-29 04:27:26Taiwan has hit 200 days without any domestically transmitted cases of COVID-19, highlighting the island’s continued success at keeping the virus

India's coronavirus cases cross 8 million, behind US 2020-10-29 03:03:33India’s confirmed coronavirus toll has crossed 8 million with daily cases dipping to the lowest level this week

NYT > Health

Death Rates Have Dropped for Seriously Ill Covid New! 2020-10-29 21:44:49Survival rates have improved with medical advances and less crowded hospitals, studies say. But the latest record-breaking surge in infections could r

A Chance to Expand Medicaid Rallies Democrats in 2020-10-29 16:47:53The legislature in this battleground state could flip to Democratic control, a prospect that is bringing out lower-income voters who stayed home in 20

Chris Pendergast, Who Fought A.L.S. Mile After Mile, 2020-10-29 15:50:22Living for 27 years with Lou Gehrig’s disease (and beating the odds), he started Ride for Life, an annual trek that has raised millions for A.L.

Dr. Joyce Wallace, Pioneering AIDS Physician, Dies at 2020-10-29 15:14:52Among the first to study the disease in the 1980s, she tried to stop its spread among thousands of New York City prostitutes.

Gilead’s Covid-19 Drug is Mediocre. It Will Be 2020-10-29 14:13:11Gilead Sciences said Wednesday that remdesivir, which has been authorized for emergency use since the spring, brought in $873 million in revenues so f

Ancient Dog DNA Shows Early Spread Around the 2020-10-29 14:00:11Research on fossil canine genomes is expanding and producing some surprises about the lives of dogs and humans in prehistoric times.

How to Run a Race in a Time 2020-10-29 11:02:33Runners must decide whether we feel comfortable racing in-person and, if so, how we can best protect ourselves and others.

Why You Shouldn’t Worry About Studies Showing Waning 2020-10-29 11:01:58Experts say it’s normal for levels of antibodies to drop after clearing an infection, and that they represent just one arm of the immune respons

Some Covid Survivors Have Antibodies That Attack the 2020-10-29 11:01:27New research found ‘autoantibodies’ similar to those in lupus and rheumatoid arthritis patients. But patients may also benefit from treatm

A Lullaby by Any Other Name Would Sound 2020-10-29 08:01:04Babies love lullabies, regardless of what culture the songs come from, what language they are sung in, or even who sings them, a new study suggests.

How to Do School When Motivation Has Gone 2020-10-29 05:00:09Here’s what teenagers can do to equip themselves to move forward during this difficult and frustrating time.

People Are Still Having Sex. So Why Are 2020-10-28 14:44:25Public health officials believe many cases are going undetected as clinics close during the pandemic and testing supplies are diverted to coronavirus

Scientific American: Health

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

Why So Many Americans Are Skeptical of a 2020-10-12 08:30:00It’s not just “antiscience thinking” -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Lab-Made 'Miniproteins' Could Block the Coronavirus from Infecting 2020-10-12 06:45:00Synthetic peptides that mimic human antibodies for COVID-19 could be cheaper and easier to produce -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Nurses Most At Risk for COVID-19 Hospitalization New! 2020-10-30 03:00:00Title: Nurses Most At Risk for COVID-19 HospitalizationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/29/2020 12:00:00

Lifestyle Behaviors, Mental Health Changes Due to Pandemic New! 2020-10-30 03:00:00Title: Lifestyle Behaviors, Mental Health Changes Due to PandemicCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/29/2020

AHA News: Heart Attacks Linked to Pregnancy on 2020-10-29 03:00:00Title: AHA News: Heart Attacks Linked to Pregnancy on the Rise, Most Often in Women 30 and OlderCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLa

Spouses Share a Lot - Including Heart Health, 2020-10-29 03:00:00Title: Spouses Share a Lot - Including Heart Health, Study ShowsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/28/2020

Will Expelled Droplets Spread COVID? Ventilation May Be 2020-10-29 03:00:00Title: Will Expelled Droplets Spread COVID? Ventilation May Be KeyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/28/202

Patients With Worst COVID-19 May Be Best Plasma 2020-10-29 03:00:00Title: Patients With Worst COVID-19 May Be Best Plasma Donors: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/28/2

People With Down Syndrome Face Higher Risk of 2020-10-29 03:00:00Title: People With Down Syndrome Face Higher Risk of Severe COVID-19Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/28/2

Got Election Anxiety? Experts Have Coping Tips 2020-10-29 03:00:00Title: Got Election Anxiety? Experts Have Coping TipsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

Losing a Sibling a Common Tragedy in Poorer 2020-10-29 03:00:00Title: Losing a Sibling a Common Tragedy in Poorer Nations, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/2

Colon Cancer Screening Should Start at Age 45 2020-10-29 03:00:00Title: Colon Cancer Screening Should Start at Age 45Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

1 in 3 High School Seniors Who Misuse 2020-10-29 03:00:00Title: 1 in 3 High School Seniors Who Misuse Prescription Opioids Turn to HeroinCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Rev

Loss of Smell More Common Than Thought in 2020-10-28 03:00:00Title: Loss of Smell More Common Than Thought in COVID-19Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/27/2020 12:00:0