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The Latest: Switzerland to lift travel limits on 2020-06-05 09:00:09Switzerland says it plans to lift restrictions on travel from European Union countries and Britain on June 15

Asia Today: India's daily virus cases surge by 2020-06-05 08:44:57India’s Health Ministry has reported another record spike in new coronavirus cases — more than 9,800 in the past 24 hours

Pandemic hits poorest hardest as India, Pakistan cases 2020-06-05 07:45:05A vaccine summit has raised billions of dollars to immunize children in developing countries as experts wrestle with how any potential vaccine against

The Latest: Filipino leader says US unrest hurts 2020-06-05 07:42:51Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte says that he is glad “Filipinos are really law-abiding” and that the Philippines is not going throug

George Floyd’s death an American tragedy with global 2020-06-05 03:41:07Since George Floyd's death in Minnesota last week, his face has been painted on walls from Nairobi, Kenya to Idlib, Syria

Lives Lost: Twins were gentle giants in small 2020-06-05 03:30:28The tiny Vermont town of Wilmington was largely spared from the impact of coronavirus until April, when Cleon Boyd, a lifelong resident who embodied t

Japan’s pandemic deaths low, but future success uncertain 2020-06-05 01:31:46Japan has kept its deaths from the new coronavirus low despite a series of missteps that beg the question of whether it can prevent future waves of in

Storm season adds to pandemic worries for Mexico, 2020-06-04 23:00:49Authorities in Mexico and Central America are putting their plans for dealing with the hurricane season amid the coronavirus pandemic into action

Experts: Floyd’s health issues don’t affect homicide ruling 2020-06-04 21:05:18George Floyd had drugs in his system and severe heart disease when a Minneapolis police officer put a knee to his neck, but independent experts say th

Mexico leader urges calm after jump in reported 2020-06-04 20:51:49Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is urging the country to remain calm as Mexico registers the second straight day ofescalati

Cuomo: Protesters have 'civic duty' to get virus 2020-06-04 19:02:57New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the thousands of people protesting the death of George Floyd have a “civic duty” to be tested for the coro

Study on safety of malaria drugs for coronavirus 2020-06-04 17:20:33Several authors of a large study that raised safety concerns about malaria drugs for coronavirus patients have retracted the report

NYT > Health

Live Coronavirus Updates 2020-06-04 23:26:46Prescribing antibiotics for the virus in the United States may have spurred resistance to lifesaving drugs, and the federal government will require st

This Time, Hardly Anyone Followed Trump’s Lead on 2020-06-04 22:41:52Prescriptions soared after the president began promoting two antimalarial drugs to treat coronavirus infections. Nothing of the sort happened when he

Coronavirus Rips Into Regions Previously Spared 2020-06-04 19:14:29As the West settles into a grinding battle with the disease, the virus surges across the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia.

Doctors Heavily Overprescribed Antibiotics Early in the Pandemic 2020-06-04 19:13:36Now they are using lessons from the experience to urge action on the growing problem of drug-resistant infections before it’s too late.

E.R. Visits Drop Sharply During Pandemic 2020-06-04 19:03:18People even with heart problems are avoiding emergency rooms because they are worried about possible coronavirus infection, according to a C.D.C. repo

Dr. Bertram Brown, Mental Health Advocate, Is Dead 2020-06-04 18:46:58In the 1960s and ’70s, as head of the National Institute of Mental Health, he was instrumental in improving programs for intellectually disabled

Two Huge Covid-19 Studies Are Retracted After Scientists 2020-06-04 18:46:37The reports, published in two leading journals, were retracted after authors could not verify an enormous database of medical records.

2,000 Free Meals a Night, Seasoned by Silicon 2020-06-04 16:02:00With unemployment soaring in this region of haves and have-nots, a local Boys and Girls Club has transformed into a pop-up takeout operation to feed t

U.S. Sends Two Million Doses of Hydroxychloroquine to 2020-06-04 14:23:26The two countries are studying whether the drug is safe and effective for the prevention and early treatment of Covid-19. Nicaragua has become a place

Scientists Link Covid-19 Risk to Genetic Variations 2020-06-04 13:20:02The Trump administration chose five companies as the most likely to produce a vaccine. The tally of new cases is rising in the U.S., partly because of

For the Deaf, Social Distancing Can Mean Social 2020-06-04 11:08:16Masks, enforced social distance and other public health measures intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus pose unique challenges to the 37 milli

Will Protests Set Off a Second Viral Wave? 2020-06-04 09:30:59Across the country, mayors, public health experts and other officials worry that even though many protesters are wearing masks, the risk of new corona

Scientific American: Health

The New Science of Lockdowns 2020-06-05 16:00:00Alternating intervals at home and at work provide the best means of balancing safety while preserving the economy -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

So How Deadly <em>Is</em> COVID-19? 2020-06-05 10:00:00We still don’t know, and it doesn’t really matter right now; it’s plenty deadly -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Will COVID-19 Kill the Routine Physical Exam? 2020-06-05 07:00:00A long-standing staple of conventional medical practice looks increasingly outdated -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

A Civil Rights Expert Explains the Social Science 2020-06-04 13:30:00Columbia University attorney Alexis J. Hoag discusses the history of how we got to this point and the ways that researchers can help reduce bias again

Can Whole-Body Vibration Training Make You Fit? 2020-06-04 10:00:00Whole-body Vibration Training promises some impressive fitness and health benefits. But is shakin' it on a vibrating platform as good for you as regu

The Racist Roots of Fighting Obesity 2020-06-04 08:30:00Prescribing weight loss to black women ignores barriers to their health -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Coronavirus and the Flu: A Looming Double Threat 2020-06-04 06:45:00The two could come together, making things worse—or our new hygiene habits may actually reduce the flu’s spread -- Read more on Scientific

Coffee and Soup, in Pill Form, Make Soldiers 2020-06-03 10:00:00Originally published in November 1895 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How to Use Masks during the Coronavirus Pandemic 2020-06-02 08:00:00What kinds of face coverings work for protection against COVID-19? How do you use them safely? A series of simple steps outlines the answers -- Read m

The Inflated Promise of Genomic Medicine 2020-06-01 11:00:00COVID-19 has laid bare the need to reconsider the hope and money we invest in genetics research -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Grief on the Front Line--and Beyond 2020-06-01 09:30:00In their own voices, health care workers from across the country reflect on coping with the coronavirus -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Covering Coronavirus 2020-06-01 09:00:00 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

MedicineNet Daily News

Daily Aspirin Not A Good Choice for Healthy 2020-06-06 03:00:00Title: Daily Aspirin Not A Good Choice for Healthy PeopleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Amid Pandemic, Protest Peacefully While Staying Healthy 2020-06-06 03:00:00Title: Amid Pandemic, Protest Peacefully While Staying HealthyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/5/2020 12:00:

Could Heartburn Med Pepcid Ease COVID-19 Symptoms? 2020-06-06 03:00:00Title: Could Heartburn Med Pepcid Ease COVID-19 Symptoms?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Wristband 'Zapper' Might Help Calm Tourette Syndrome 2020-06-06 03:00:00Title: Wristband 'Zapper' Might Help Calm Tourette SyndromeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/5/2020 12:00:0

Pandemic-Battered U.S. Economy Makes Rebound, As Jobless Numbers 2020-06-06 03:00:00Title: Pandemic-Battered U.S. Economy Makes Rebound, As Jobless Numbers FallCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/5/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6

AHA News: Calorie Data on Menus Could Generate 2020-06-06 03:00:00Title: AHA News: Calorie Data on Menus Could Generate Significant Health, Economic BenefitsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Edit

'Psychological Distress' Has Tripled in U.S. During Pandemic, 2020-06-06 03:00:00Title: 'Psychological Distress' Has Tripled in U.S. During Pandemic, Survey ShowsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/5/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Re

Do-It-Yourself COVID Tests Work Fine, Without the Discomfort: 2020-06-06 03:00:00Title: Do-It-Yourself COVID Tests Work Fine, Without the Discomfort: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/5

High Blood Pressure Might Raise COVID-19 Death Risk 2020-06-06 03:00:00Title: High Blood Pressure Might Raise COVID-19 Death RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/5/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/5/2020 12:00:00 A

Loss of Smell, Taste Might Be Long-Term for 2020-06-06 03:00:00Title: Loss of Smell, Taste Might Be Long-Term for Some COVID-19 SurvivorsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/5

Pets: Big Pandemic Stress Reducers 2020-06-06 03:00:00Title: Pets: Big Pandemic Stress ReducersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/5/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Black Children Hit Especially Hard by COVID-19 Inflammatory 2020-06-06 03:00:00Title: Black Children Hit Especially Hard by COVID-19 Inflammatory SyndromeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/