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The Latest: La. judge orders BBQ restaurant shut 2020-08-07 19:20:31The Louisiana health department has persuaded a judge to temporarily shut a barbecue restaurant that refuses to require its workers and customers to o

US health chief to visit Taiwan, a COVID-19 2020-08-07 18:53:34When U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar arrives in Taiwan he’ll find a society that has managed to contain COVID-19 by doing things America has fum

Big jump in Italy's daily new cases driven 2020-08-07 18:23:16The number of daily new coronvirus cases in Italy has jumped higher, with 552 confirmed infections on Friday, a roughly 38% jump compared to the previ

Court lifts block on 4 Arkansas abortion restrictions 2020-08-07 17:52:17A federal appeals court has lifted a judge’s ruling that has blocked four Arkansas abortion restrictions from taking effect, including a ban on

Governor tests negative; Kansas COVID-19 cases jump past 2020-08-07 17:36:06Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has tested negative for the coronavirus

4 US deaths tied to methanol-based hand sanitizers 2020-08-07 17:13:02Alcohol-based hand sanitizers can help stop the coronavirus from spreading, but drinking the products turned out to be deadly for four people in two s

US reports show racial disparities in kids with 2020-08-07 16:55:03Two new sobering government reports show racial disparities in the U.S. coronavirus epidemic extend to children

Canadian held at Virginia immigration detention center dies 2020-08-07 16:10:48A federal official says a 72-year-old Canadian man held in custody at an immigration detention center in Virginia that was the site of the largest cor

Ohio governor’s COVID-19 results show tests imperfections 2020-08-07 16:03:04The Ohio governor's positive-then-negative test results for the coronavirus serve as a reminder that no test is definitive

Judge rejects pharmacy chains' bid to toss opioid 2020-08-07 15:28:27A federal judge overseeing the massive opioid litigation in Cleveland has ruled against a request by five retail pharmacy chains to dismiss lawsuits f

Six-state yard sale being held as coronavirus cases 2020-08-07 14:51:18The crowd was predominantly older on the first day of the event.

President's virus swagger fuels anger ahead of Belarus 2020-08-07 12:30:50Belarus' authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko is facing massive opposition protests as he runs for a sixth term in Sunday's election

NYT > Health

C.D.C. Warns Against Drinking Hand Sanitizer After Deaths 2020-08-06 08:36:03Four people died and nearly a dozen others were poisoned after swallowing alcohol-based hand sanitizer, federal health officials said.

Can a Physically Taxing Job Be Bad for 2020-08-06 06:52:44Physical demands required for work may have negative consequences for brain health, a new study suggests.

Fast, Less Accurate Covid Tests May Ease the 2020-08-06 06:35:37Experts are revising their views on the best methods to detect infections, setting aside long-held standards so that the spread of the virus can be mo

Postal Service Funding Dispute Complicates Impasse Over U.S. 2020-08-06 06:22:59Virginia released the first coronavirus contact-tracing app to employ software by Google and Apple. The mayor of Los Angeles said that the city could

Scientists Worry About Political Influence Over Coronavirus Vaccine 2020-08-06 00:10:20Operation Warp Speed has moved along at a rapid clip. But some people involved in the process fear pressure to deliver an October surprise for Preside

Health Experts to F.D.A.: Make Your Vaccine Deliberations 2020-08-05 21:43:12A letter signed by nearly 400 health experts asked the agency to use its vaccine advisory panel when reviewing data on coronavirus trials.

Do You Want to Be a Vaccine Volunteer? 2020-08-05 18:16:33How do you sign up for a trial? Who is eligible? Will you be paid? Could an experimental shot protect you? Could you get sick? Who covers the costs if

Major U.S. Health Insurers Report Big Profits, Benefiting 2020-08-05 17:23:11Consumers are probably entitled to millions of dollars in rebates under Obamacare rules that cap companies’ profits.

‘The Biggest Monster’ Is Spreading. And It’s Not 2020-08-05 13:45:51Tuberculosis kills 1.5 million people each year. Lockdowns and supply-chain disruptions threaten progress against the disease as well as H.I.V. and ma

Stay Away From These 115 Hand Sanitizers, F.D.A. 2020-08-05 10:28:58The agency has moved to keep several of the products, which it found to have inadequate concentrations of alcohol, from entering the United States.

As Trump Praises Plasma, Researchers Struggle to Finish 2020-08-05 09:51:27Thousands of Covid-19 patients have been treated with blood plasma outside of rigorous clinical trials — hampering research that would have show

Novavax's New Covid-19 Vaccine Studies Praised By Scientists 2020-08-05 08:59:59The company has received a $1.6 billion grant from the government’s Operation Warp Speed to have 100 million doses ready by early 2021.

Scientific American: Health

Coronavirus News Roundup: August 1-August 7 2020-08-07 15:00:00Here are pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Thousands Volunteer for COVID-19 Vaccine Study 2020-08-07 12:00:00Late-stage clinical trials of the first two coronavirus vaccine candidates in the U.S. plan to recruit 60,000 Americans -- Read more on ScientificAmer

A Cure for COVID-19 Will Take More Than 2020-08-07 07:00:00Our communal systems actually do much of the heavy lifting to keep us healthy or help us heal -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID-19 Vaccine Ethics: Who Gets It First and 2020-08-06 20:15:00Contributing editor W. Wayt Gibbs spoke with Arthur Caplan, head of the NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s division of medical ethics, about some

Two Decades of Pandemic War Games Failed to 2020-08-06 08:00:00The scenarios foresaw leaky travel bans, a scramble for vaccines and disputes between state and federal leaders, but none could anticipate the current

Pill Takes the Bite Out of Viper Venom 2020-08-06 06:45:00A preexisting drug could buy time for snakebite treatment -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Dampening of the Senses Is Linked to Dementia 2020-08-05 09:00:00A decline in smell was the sense loss most strongly associated with such risk in a recent study. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on Scien

Shelters Stay Empty as Isaias Barrels Up the 2020-08-04 12:00:00Concerns over COVID-19 have officials urging evacuees to stay with friends and family or at hotels -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Can a Cartoon Raccoon Keep Schoolkids Safe from 2020-08-04 11:00:00Well, why not? It worked for Smokey the Bear and forest fires -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Nine Important Things We've Learned about the Coronavirus 2020-08-04 08:30:00Some early public health messages about COVID-19 have been overturned -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Fluoridated Water Criticized as Socialized Medicine 2020-08-03 10:45:00Originally published in February 1955 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How to Evaluate COVID-19 News without Freaking Out 2020-08-03 07:30:00Disinformation expert Carl Bergstrom gives tips on how to stay calm and make sense of pandemic news -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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What Athletes Should Know About COVID-19, Heart Damage 2020-08-08 03:00:00Title: What Athletes Should Know About COVID-19, Heart Damage and Working OutCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/7/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

Michelle Obama Says She Is Suffering From Depression 2020-08-08 03:00:00Title: Michelle Obama Says She Is Suffering From DepressionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/7/2020 12:00:00

Model Shows 300,000 American Deaths by December if 2020-08-08 03:00:00Title: Model Shows 300,000 American Deaths by December if More Don't Wear Face MasksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/7/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial

Early Periods Tied to Worse Menopause Symptoms 2020-08-08 03:00:00Title: Early Periods Tied to Worse Menopause SymptomsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Many Stay Optimistic Until Old Age Hits 2020-08-08 03:00:00Title: Many Stay Optimistic Until Old Age HitsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Ohio Governor DeWine Tests Positive for Coronavirus 2020-08-08 03:00:00Title: Ohio Governor DeWine Tests Positive for CoronavirusCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/7/2020 12:00:00 A

Are Baby Boomers Less Sharp Than Previous Generations? 2020-08-08 03:00:00Title: Are Baby Boomers Less Sharp Than Previous Generations?Category: Health NewsCreated: 8/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/7/2020 12:00:0

What's the True Cause of Armpit Body Odor? 2020-08-08 03:00:00Title: What's the True Cause of Armpit Body Odor?Category: Health NewsCreated: 8/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Men's Genital Bacteria Help Women Predict Their Vaginal 2020-08-08 03:00:00Title: Men's Genital Bacteria Help Women Predict Their Vaginal Infection RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

AHA News: Want Your Cat to Stay in 2020-08-08 03:00:00Title: AHA News: Want Your Cat to Stay in Purrrfect Health? Watch Out for Heart DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editoria

U.S. Women More Likely to Skip Meds Than 2020-08-08 03:00:00Title: U.S. Women More Likely to Skip Meds Than Men, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/7/2020 12:0

COVID-19 Causing More Stress in America Than Other 2020-08-08 03:00:00Title: COVID-19 Causing More Stress in America Than Other Nations: SurveyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/7/