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No escaping from Wales: UK police to enforce 2020-10-24 08:37:23A police force in England says it will try to stop people from leaving Wales, which has started a 17-day lockdown to slow a surging rate of coronaviru

Czech Republic sets daily record of 15,000 cases 2020-10-24 08:29:49The United States has hit a daily record of coronavirus cases with more than 83,000 reported infections, thousands more than the previous U.S. peak in

Asia Today: Sri Lanka closes harbors after 609 2020-10-24 07:56:18Authorities in Sri Lanka have closed at least two fishery harbors and many stalls after a surge of 609 cases linked to the country’s main fish m

Poland's President Duda tests positive for coronavirus 2020-10-24 07:51:18Poland’s President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for coronavirus

US sets coronavirus infection record; deaths near 224,000 2020-10-24 06:47:04The U.S. coronavirus caseload has reached record heights with more than 83,000 infections reported in a single day

The Latest: Mexico's Chihuahua border state back in 2020-10-23 21:27:14Mexico’s northern border state of Chihuahua has returned to the highest level of alert and lockdown after coronavirus cases jumped there and hos

Some hospitals in crisis as US nears high 2020-10-23 20:42:05The impact is being felt in every section of the country.

AstraZeneca, J&J resuming US tests of COVID-19 vaccines 2020-10-23 20:33:58Two drugmakers say they have the go-ahead to resuming U.S. testing of their COVID-19 vaccine candidates

Appeals court stays Wisconsin limits on gatherings 2020-10-23 19:13:47A Wisconsin appeals court has put a hold on Gov. Tony Evers’ restrictions on indoor public gatherings

Dutch hospital airlifts patients to Germany amid virus 2020-10-23 19:02:19A bright yellow helicopter has flown a COVID-19 patient from the Netherlands to a German intensive care unit, the first such airlift since the pandemi

Wisconsin appeals court stays Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' 2020-10-23 18:32:02Wisconsin appeals court stays Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' coronavirus limits on indoor public gatherings pending appeal

Polish police: 15 detained after abortion ban protest 2020-10-23 18:17:53Protesters vented anger for a second day across Poland over a court ruling that declared abortions of fetuses with congenital defects unconstitutional

NYT > Health

Trump’s Antibody ‘Cure’ Will Be in Short Supply 2020-10-21 09:08:57All the weak points of American health care — testing delays, communication breakdowns, inequity — are working against this pote

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

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

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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Purdue Pharma to Plead Guilty to Opioid-Related Crimes 2020-10-24 03:00:00Title: Purdue Pharma to Plead Guilty to Opioid-Related CrimesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/23/2020 12:

U.S. Daily COVID Case Count Nears Record for 2020-10-24 03:00:00Title: U.S. Daily COVID Case Count Nears Record for PandemicCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/23/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/23/2020 12:0

Mask Use by Americans Now Tops 90%, Poll 2020-10-24 03:00:00Title: Mask Use by Americans Now Tops 90%, Poll FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

Repeal of Obamacare Could Leave Young Cancer Patients 2020-10-24 03:00:00Title: Repeal of Obamacare Could Leave Young Cancer Patients in the LurchCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10

Coffee, Green Tea Might Extend Life for Folks 2020-10-24 03:00:00Title: Coffee, Green Tea Might Extend Life for Folks With Type 2 DiabetesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10

Coronavirus in a Cough: Tests Show Masks Stopping 2020-10-24 03:00:00Title: Coronavirus in a Cough: Tests Show Masks Stopping the SpreadCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/23/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/23/20

'Heat Not Burn' Cigarettes Can Still Harm the 2020-10-24 03:00:00Title: 'Heat Not Burn' Cigarettes Can Still Harm the HeartCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/23/2020 12:0

Could Common Asthma Meds Weaken Bones? 2020-10-24 03:00:00Title: Could Common Asthma Meds Weaken Bones?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

Could Hospital Visit Records Help Docs Spot ADHD, 2020-10-24 03:00:00Title: Could Hospital Visit Records Help Docs Spot ADHD, Autism Early?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/23

FDA Needs More Safety Data on COVID-19 Vaccines, 2020-10-24 03:00:00Title: FDA Needs More Safety Data on COVID-19 Vaccines, Experts SayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/23/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/23/20

AHA News: Boy With 'Half a Heart' Gets 2020-10-24 03:00:00Title: AHA News: Boy With 'Half a Heart' Gets Lifesaving TransplantCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/23/

Politics Key to Americans' Views on COVID-19, Poll 2020-10-24 03:00:00Title: Politics Key to Americans' Views on COVID-19, Poll ShowsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/23/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/23/2020