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The Latest: Pentagon considers call-up of reservists New! 2020-03-28 10:07:03Sri Lanka arrests thousands for violating curfew

Fear behind bars as the coronavirus spreads New! 2020-03-28 09:36:18Health experts say prisons and jails are considered a potential epicenter for America’s coronavirus pandemic

Outbreak at LI elderly housing complex has relatives New! 2020-03-28 09:35:33The coronavirus outbreak at an elderly housing community on Long Island is causing concern and heartbreak for family members of those living in there

Living outside lockdown: Barbers, beauty shops still open New! 2020-03-28 09:13:02While much of the United States is living on lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus, several Southern states are resisting

Virus infections top 600,000 globally with long fight New! 2020-03-28 09:03:07The number of confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide has topped 600,000 with new cases stacking up quickly in Europe and the United States and off

Virus coordinator Birx is Trump's data-whisperer New! 2020-03-28 08:32:33Dr. Deborah Birx has emerged as one of the most important voices in the administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic

You can still handle mail amid coronavirus, just New! 2020-03-28 08:23:38Health experts say there's very low risk of catching the coronavirus from handling mail and packages

Judge mulls request to release migrant children over New! 2020-03-28 06:45:03A judge says she doesn't want a sudden, large-scale release of immigrant children from U.S. government custody but wants to know why they're still b

California lawmakers plead: fight virus, don't pack beaches New! 2020-03-28 06:37:06California lawmakers are begging people not to pack beaches and hiking trails as a sunny weekend arrives after days of residents being cooped up under

'Choppy waters' await Navy as virus strikes aircraft 2020-03-28 03:32:02The Navy is the military service hit hardest by the coronavirus crisis

The Latest: UN says 86 staffers around world 2020-03-28 02:24:48The United Nations says 86 staff members around the world have reported cases of COVID-19

The Latest: UN says nuclear weapons conference postponed 2020-03-28 01:11:03The United Nations says the 191 parties to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty have decided to postpone a conference to review its implementation beca

NYT > Health

The Lost Month: How a Failure to Test New! 2020-03-28 19:14:45Aggressive screening might have helped contain the coronavirus in the United States. But technical flaws, regulatory hurdles and lapses in leadership

‘Women Will Not Be Forced to Be Alone New! 2020-03-28 17:32:23In response to some private hospitals’ decision to bar partners, New York will order all hospitals to allow partners in delivery rooms, despite

U.S. Coronavirus Cases Cross 113,000: Live Updates New! 2020-03-28 17:02:48A hospital ship heads to New York, and more than 17 states now tally over 1,000 cases. Deaths have surged in Italy and Spain, and Russia is closing al

Instacart Shoppers Plan to Strike Over Coronavirus Protections New! 2020-03-28 15:19:21As many as 200,000 workers could walk off the job unless demands for improved equipment and hazard pay are met.

Medical Expert Who Corrects Trump Is Now a New! 2020-03-28 15:08:24Dr. Anthony Fauci, the administration’s most outspoken advocate of emergency virus measures, faces a torrent of false claims that he is mobilizi

In the Coronavirus Fight in Scandinavia, Sweden Stands New! 2020-03-28 13:49:58The country has drawn global attention with an unorthodox approach while its neighbors have imposed extensive restrictions.

The Babies Were Delivered. No One Realized the New! 2020-03-28 13:40:23Two women at a N.Y. hospital ended up in intensive care after giving birth. They were infected with the coronavirus, which had been undetected when th

Coronavirus Crisis Awakens a Sleeping Giant: China’s Youth New! 2020-03-28 11:17:54How the ruling Communist Party manages the coming months will help shape how hundreds of millions of young people see its authoritarian political barg

Coronavirus May Add Billions to the Nation’s Health New! 2020-03-28 09:30:31Insurance premiums could spike as much as 40 percent next year, a new analysis warns, as employers and insurers confront the projected tens of billion

More Americans Should Probably Wear Masks for Protection New! 2020-03-28 09:28:35Experts have started to question whether masks may offer at least some protection to healthy individuals and essential workers.

When Your Restaurant’s Star Dish Is Blamed for 2020-03-28 00:20:01As restaurants around the world close or retool to enforce social distancing, Hong Kong’s hot pot eateries offer a cautionary tale and some good

Trump Signs $2 Trillion Bill as U.S. Virus 2020-03-28 00:19:17President Trump, who had questioned the need for additional ventilators, pushed industry to make more. A new survey of mayors found dire shortages of

Scientific American: Health

Why Some People Resist Advice on How to New! 2020-03-28 16:00:00It’s a phenomenon called “solution aversion” -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Protecting Ourselves from the Next Pandemic New! 2020-03-28 15:00:00The potential power of 21st-century vaccines -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Potential Inequities in New Medical Technologies New! 2020-03-28 12:00:00Even if we solve the ethical questions about using breakthrough techniques like CRISPR, will all patients have equal access? -- Read more on Scientifi

COVID-19 Policy Must Take <em>All</em> Impacts into Account New! 2020-03-28 10:00:00Human health is obviously crucial, but epidemiological models should not ignore economic and ethical considerations -- Read more on ScientificAmerican

Could Newly Found "Peacekeeping" Cells Be a Weapon 2020-03-27 15:00:00In mice, these white blood cells tamp down inflammation in the lungs -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

As COVID-19 Spreads, So Do Negative Stereotypes of 2020-03-27 15:00:00The pandemic is leading to an outbreak of age discrimination -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Flat Earthers: What They Believe and Why 2020-03-27 13:49:00Michael Marshall, project director of the Good Thinking Society in the U.K., talks about flat earth belief and its relationship to conspiracy theories

Denser Cities Could Spare Climate but Also Increase 2020-03-27 13:15:00Though urban living has a smaller carbon footprint, it can make social distancing more difficult -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Firefighter Suit Draws Breathable Air from the Floor 2020-03-27 10:30:00Originally published in July 1857 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Deep Cleaners Have Their Day in a Nation 2020-03-27 10:00:00Turning from bedbugs and carpet-eating moths to COVID-19, an industrial cleaner joins the coronavirus fight -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Connecting with Voters in a Time of Social 2020-03-27 09:00:00Research suggests a powerful way to get out the vote without having to canvas in person -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Here's How Coronavirus Tests Work--and Who Offers Them 2020-03-27 08:30:00PCR-based tests are being rolled out in hospitals nationwide, and the Food and Drug Administration is fast-tracking novel approaches as well -- Read m

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Severe COVID-19 Might Injure the Heart 2020-03-28 03:00:00Title: Severe COVID-19 Might Injure the HeartCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Why Are Teens, Millennials Ignoring Coronavirus Warnings? 2020-03-28 03:00:00Title: Why Are Teens, Millennials Ignoring Coronavirus Warnings?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2020 12

Could Viagra, Cialis Work Largely by Placebo Effect? 2020-03-28 03:00:00Title: Could Viagra, Cialis Work Largely by Placebo Effect?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2020 12:00:0

Multiple Measures of Social Distancing Required to Slow 2020-03-28 03:00:00Title: Multiple Measures of Social Distancing Required to Slow Coronavirus: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Rev

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NYU Med School Early Graduation for COVID-19 2020-03-28 03:00:00Title: NYU Med School Early Graduation for COVID-19Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Trial Finds Acupuncture May Help Prevent Migraines 2020-03-28 03:00:00Title: Trial Finds Acupuncture May Help Prevent MigrainesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2020 12:00:00

Cough, Fever, Fatigue? Head to CDC's Online Coronavirus 2020-03-28 03:00:00Title: Cough, Fever, Fatigue? Head to CDC's Online Coronavirus Symptom CheckerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

Up Your Steps to Lower Blood Pressure, Heart 2020-03-28 03:00:00Title: Up Your Steps to Lower Blood Pressure, Heart Study SuggestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2020

Cardiac Implications of COVID-19 Coronavirus 2020-03-28 03:00:00Title: Cardiac Implications of COVID-19 CoronavirusCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

U.S. Social Distancing Efforts May Be Working, Fever 2020-03-28 03:00:00Title: U.S. Social Distancing Efforts May Be Working, Fever Study HintsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/