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Thai leader threatens punishment for false vaccine news New! 2021-01-19 08:56:51Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha is warning that his government will prosecute anyone who shares false information about coronavirus vaccines in

AP-NORC poll: Virus, economy swamp other priorities for New! 2021-01-19 08:49:00Containing the coronavirus outbreak and repairing the economic damage it has inflicted are the top priorities for Americans as Joe Biden prepares to b

The Latest: Swiss hunt down virus variant in New! 2021-01-19 08:39:01Swiss authorities have started mass testing residents and visitors in St. Moritz after a new variant of the coronavirus was detected in the upscale sk

Asia Today: China sees virus outbreaks across its New! 2021-01-19 07:23:41China is dealing with coronavirus outbreaks across its frigid northeast, prompting additional lockdowns and travel bans ahead of next month’s Lu

Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest New! 2021-01-19 06:54:30Coronavirus infections are surging to unprecedented heights in the United Arab Emirates

Spain's rising cases give pandemic hospital a second New! 2021-01-19 06:36:45As a surge of coronavirus infections is once again putting Spain’s public health system against the ropes, an emergency hospital once seen by ma

Germany's Merkel, state leaders ponder tougher virus rules 2021-01-19 03:03:36Chancellor Angela Merkel is holding a virtual meeting with the governors of Germany’s 16 states to discuss the country’s pandemic measures

Exhausted hospital chaplains bring solace to lonely, dying 2021-01-19 01:11:04Just like doctors, nurses and other medical-care providers, hospital chaplains have become part of the line of first responders when it comes to treat

Coronavirus deaths rising in 30 US states amid 2021-01-19 00:06:45Coronavirus deaths are rising in nearly two-thirds of American states as a winter surge pushes the overall toll toward 400,000 amid warnings that a ne

The Latest: China grapples with virus outbreaks in 2021-01-18 23:38:15China is now dealing with coronavirus outbreaks across its frigid northeast, prompting additional lockdowns and travel bans

NY gov explores buying virus vaccine directly from 2021-01-18 23:34:01Frustrated by the flow of coronavirus vaccine from the federal government, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday floated the idea of buying shots for New Yorker

California becomes first state to top 3 million 2021-01-18 19:12:33California has become the first state to record more than 3 million known coronavirus infections

NYT > Health

Could a Smell Test Screen People for Covid? New! 2021-01-19 17:49:35A new modeling study hints that odor-based screens could quash outbreaks. But some experts are skeptical it would work in the real world.

New California Variant May Be Driving Virus Surge New! 2021-01-19 17:24:35Researchers found that the variant originated in California and showed up in more than half of samples tested last week by researchers in Los Angeles.

C.D.C. Warns the New Virus Variant Could Fuel New! 2021-01-19 15:46:40The more contagious version, first identified in Britain, is expected to spread widely and lead to further strains on an already overburdened health c

What You Can Do to Avoid the New New! 2021-01-19 15:44:51It’s more contagious than the original and spreading quickly. Upgrade your mask and double down on precautions to protect yourself.

The SAT is Dropping its Essay Section, Subject New! 2021-01-19 12:12:01

Zoom Funeral Tips New! 2021-01-19 11:53:55Holding a funeral or memorial on a videoconferencing platform like Zoom offers several advantages: It’s easy for distant guests to attend, and y

Why Medical Tourism Is Drawing Patients, Even in New! 2021-01-19 11:16:41The coronavirus pandemic has devastated medical tourism, but pent-up demand remains for affordable treatment in foreign lands.

Which Americans Can Get a Covid-19 Vaccine Now? New! 2021-01-19 08:23:09Here are answers to some common questions about the U.S. government’s issued recommendations regarding which people in the country should b

The Best Shoes for Knee Arthritis New! 2021-01-19 05:00:05People with knee arthritis were less likely to report pain and stiffness if they wore stable, supportive shoes, versus flat-soled, flexible ones.

What Does a More Contagious Virus Mean for New! 2021-01-19 04:14:50The coronavirus variant discovered in Britain is more easily spread among children, as it is among adults. Current safeguards should protect schools,

It’s Not Your Parents’ Hip Replacement Surgery 2021-01-18 19:44:55Perhaps the most exciting aspect of modern hip replacement is the increasing use of robotic surgery.

Egypt Denied an Oxygen Failure Killed Covid Patients. 2021-01-18 15:29:33For many Egyptians, a video offered a rare and uncensored view of the coronavirus’s real toll at the peak of Egypt’s second wave of the pa

Scientific American: Health

Coronavirus News Roundup, January 9-January 15 2021-01-15 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Remaining COVID-19 Journey 2021-01-14 09:00:00With a vaccine in limited availability, many still need medicines to keep the virus at bay -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Should We Change COVID Vaccine Doses to Reach 2021-01-14 06:45:00Scientists are debating whether to delay, skip or halve doses. But untested tweaks could shake public confidence -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.co

COVID Is on Track to Become the U.S.'s 2021-01-13 07:30:00This winter the novel coronavirus may kill more people than heart disease, cancer, stroke, Alzheimer’s or diabetes -- Read more on ScientificAme

What Is Chronic Kidney Disease, and How Might 2021-01-12 17:30:00In the U.S., a third of Americans are at risk of chronic kidney disease, and age is a major factor. More than half of Americans older than 75 are thou

To Control COVID, Biden Needs to Marshal Federal 2021-01-12 09:30:00The incoming U.S. president must help skeptics see benefits in masks and persuade Congress to spend more money on testing and protective gear --

The Four Most Pressing Science Priorities for the 2021-01-12 09:15:00 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Could New COVID Variants Undermine Vaccines? Labs Scramble 2021-01-08 16:15:00Researchers race to determine why variants identified in Britain and South Africa spread so quickly and whether they’ll compromise vaccines -- R

We Must Find Ways to Detect Cancer Much 2021-01-08 10:00:00The job of the oncologist of the future will be to prevent and treat the emergence of disease -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Coronavirus News Roundup: January 2-January 8 2021-01-08 07:00:00Here are pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Best Evidence for How to Overcome COVID 2021-01-07 06:45:00Social science offers valuable lessons about ways to convince those who are hesitant about the shots -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

A Virologist Helps Keep Uruguay Safe from COVID 2021-01-06 13:00:00Gonzalo Moratorio assists his country in steering a more adept response than that mounted in Argentina and Brazil -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

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Science Reveals Top Marathon Runners' Secrets 2021-01-16 02:00:00Title: Science Reveals Top Marathon Runners' SecretsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2021 12:00:00 AM

Fresh Embryos Beat Frozen for IVF: Study 2021-01-16 02:00:00Title: Fresh Embryos Beat Frozen for IVF: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2021 12:00:00 AM

Cancer Screening Fell Sharply Early in Pandemic, But 2021-01-16 02:00:00Title: Cancer Screening Fell Sharply Early in Pandemic, But Has ReboundedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/1

Program Helps Low-Income Women Get Needed Mammograms 2021-01-16 02:00:00Title: Program Helps Low-Income Women Get Needed MammogramsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2021 12:00:0

'Mindfulness' on Your Mind? It Has Limits, Review 2021-01-16 02:00:00Title: 'Mindfulness' on Your Mind? It Has Limits, Review FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2021 12

Biden Unveils $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus 'Rescue' Plan 2021-01-16 02:00:00Title: Biden Unveils $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus 'Rescue' PlanCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2021 12:0

Time to Angioplasty Is Crucial for Better Heart 2021-01-16 02:00:00Title: Time to Angioplasty Is Crucial for Better Heart Attack OutcomesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2

Previous Coronavirus Infection May Confer Immunity for at 2021-01-16 02:00:00Title: Previous Coronavirus Infection May Confer Immunity for at Least 5 MonthsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

Shorter COVID Quarantine for College Athletes a Good 2021-01-16 02:00:00Title: Shorter COVID Quarantine for College Athletes a Good Idea, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

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Members of Biden's Pandemic Response Team Optimistic About 2021-01-16 02:00:00Title: Members of Biden's Pandemic Response Team Optimistic About Vaccine RolloutCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Re

3 Steps Could Nearly Eliminate COVID Infections on 2021-01-16 02:00:00Title: 3 Steps Could Nearly Eliminate COVID Infections on College Campuses: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Rev