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Asia Today: Australia to spend on vaccines for New! 2020-10-31 09:05:33Australia has announced it will spend $351 million to secure COVID-19 vaccines for the Pacific and Southeast Asia as part of a shared recovery for the

The Latest: Greece tightens restrictions as virus spreads New! 2020-10-31 07:57:48Greece will shut down restaurants, bars, cafes, cinemas and gyms across a large part of the country, including the capital Athens, after a surge in co

The Latest: Australia to spend on vaccines for 2020-10-31 00:30:28Australia has announced it will spend $351 million to secure COVID-19 vaccines for the Pacific and Southeast Asia as part of a shared recovery for the

Oregon could become 1st US state to decriminalize 2020-10-30 22:08:18In what would be a first in the U.S., possession of small amounts of heroin, cocaine, LSD and other hard drugs could be decriminalized in Oregon under

The Latest: Kentucky sees near-record number of new 2020-10-30 22:00:48Kentucky has reported a near-record number of new coronavirus cases Friday as the surging outbreak continued sending more people to hospitals

State leaders facing 2nd wave resist steps to 2020-10-30 18:25:37"Personal responsibility is the only way," Tennessee Governor Lee says.

Georgia governor tests negative for COVID-19 after exposure 2020-10-30 17:45:00A statement on Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp's Twitter feed says he has tested negative for COVID-19 after having had “direct exposure” to some

Why an abortion law ruling triggered mass protests 2020-10-30 15:34:33Poland is a largely conservative country compared to most of Europe, a place where churches fill up on Sundays and where Roman Catholicism and nationa

2nd study testing a COVID-19 antibody drug has 2020-10-30 12:27:46For the second time, a study testing an experimental antibody drug for COVID-19 has been paused to investigate a possible safety issue

Lithuania upset over soon-to-open Belarus nuke plant 2020-10-30 11:55:17The Baltic nation of Lithuania has sent a protest note to Belarus over a planned nuclear power plant close to their shared border that is to start ope

Parisians flee, sidewalks empty as France enters lockdown 2020-10-30 11:18:36Parisians fleeing for the countryside jammed the roads ahead of France’s lockdown to slow the spread of surging coronavirus infections

'Very confident': NYC hospitals prepare for virus resurgence 2020-10-30 10:41:18New York City hospitals and nursing homes are bracing for a potential resurgence of coronavirus patients

NYT > Health

A Chance to Expand Medicaid Rallies Democrats in 2020-10-29 16:47:53The legislature in this battleground state could flip to Democratic control, a prospect that is bringing out lower-income voters who stayed home in 20

Chris Pendergast, Who Fought A.L.S. Mile After Mile, 2020-10-29 15:50:22Living for 27 years with Lou Gehrig’s disease (and beating the odds), he started Ride for Life, an annual trek that has raised millions for A.L.

Death Rates Have Dropped for Seriously Ill Covid 2020-10-29 15:17:40Survival rates have improved with medical advances and less crowded hospitals, studies say. But the latest record-breaking surge in infections could r

Dr. Joyce Wallace, Pioneering AIDS Physician, Dies at 2020-10-29 15:14:51Among the first to study the disease in the 1980s, she tried to stop its spread among thousands of New York City prostitutes.

Gilead’s Covid-19 Drug is Mediocre. It Will Be 2020-10-29 14:13:11Gilead Sciences said Wednesday that remdesivir, which has been authorized for emergency use since the spring, brought in $873 million in revenues so f

Ancient Dog DNA Shows Early Spread Around the 2020-10-29 14:00:11Research on fossil canine genomes is expanding and producing some surprises about the lives of dogs and humans in prehistoric times.

How to Run a Race in a Time 2020-10-29 11:02:33Runners must decide whether we feel comfortable racing in-person and, if so, how we can best protect ourselves and others.

Why You Shouldn’t Worry About Studies Showing Waning 2020-10-29 11:01:58Experts say it’s normal for levels of antibodies to drop after clearing an infection, and that they represent just one arm of the immune respons

Some Covid Survivors Have Antibodies That Attack the 2020-10-29 11:01:27New research found ‘autoantibodies’ similar to those in lupus and rheumatoid arthritis patients. But patients may also benefit from treatm

F.D.A. Approves Remdesivir as First Drug to Treat 2020-10-29 10:32:23The move indicated that the drug had cleared more rigorous hurdles since it was given emergency authorization in May.

A Lullaby by Any Other Name Would Sound 2020-10-29 08:01:04Babies love lullabies, regardless of what culture the songs come from, what language they are sung in, or even who sings them, a new study suggests.

People Are Still Having Sex. So Why Are 2020-10-28 14:44:25Public health officials believe many cases are going undetected as clinics close during the pandemic and testing supplies are diverted to coronavirus

Scientific American: Health

Deliberate Efforts to Achieve Herd Immunity to COVID New! 2020-10-31 09:00:00More people will die, and it might not even work -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Coronavirus News Roundup, October 24-October 30 2020-10-30 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Election Science Stakes: Environment 2020-10-29 20:43:00Scientific American senior editor Mark Fischetti talks about how this election will affect environmental science and policy. -- Read more on Scientifi

Election Science Stakes: Medicine and Public Health 2020-10-27 19:24:00Scientific American’s senior medicine editor Josh Fischman talks about issues in medicine and public health that will be affected by t

How Indigenous Communities in Canada Organized an Exemplary 2020-10-27 07:00:00An emphasis on self-determination contributed to dramatically lower case numbers than among non-Indigenous groups -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

A Flu Shot Might Reduce Coronavirus Infections, Early 2020-10-27 06:45:00Hospital workers who got vaccinated were significantly less likely to develop COVID than those who did not -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Billions of Dollars for Stem Cell Research Institute 2020-10-25 11:00:00Voters must decide whether to keep financing the second largest funder of stem cell science in the world -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Why COVID Outbreaks Could Worsen This Winter 2020-10-25 09:00:00It’s too soon to say whether COVID is seasonal like the flu—but where clusters aren’t under control, infections will continue to swe

COVID's Other Toll: Unnecessary Tests and Huge Hospital 2020-10-24 12:00:00They highlight one of the biggest problems in American health care -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID-19 Herd Immunity Strategies Could Bring 'Untold Death 2020-10-24 08:00:00Why proposals to largely let the virus run its course—embraced by Donald Trump’s administration and others—are a false promise -- Re

Coronavirus News Roundup: October 17-October 23 2020-10-23 15:00:00Here are pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

A Medical Student Contemplates Pandemic-Era Isolation--and Connection 2020-10-23 07:00:00An open letter -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Age When Starting to Smoke Linked to Risk New! 2020-10-31 03:00:00Title: Age When Starting to Smoke Linked to Risk for CVD MortalityCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/30/202

Will Staying Active as You Age Guard Against New! 2020-10-31 03:00:00Title: Will Staying Active as You Age Guard Against Alzheimer's?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/30/2020

Sewage Shows America Awash With COVID-19 New! 2020-10-31 03:00:00Title: Sewage Shows America Awash With COVID-19Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Prevalence of COVID-19 Low in Infants in NICU New! 2020-10-31 03:00:00Title: Prevalence of COVID-19 Low in Infants in NICUCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Maternal Use of Valproic Acid Linked to ASD, New! 2020-10-31 03:00:00Title: Maternal Use of Valproic Acid Linked to ASD, ADHD in OffspringCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/30/

Nearly 1 in 5 COVID-19 Patients May Still New! 2020-10-31 03:00:00Title: Nearly 1 in 5 COVID-19 Patients May Still Carry VirusCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/30/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/30/2020 12:0

For Some Women, Postpartum Depression Lingers for Years New! 2020-10-31 03:00:00Title: For Some Women, Postpartum Depression Lingers for YearsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/30/2020 12

What You Need to Know About the Search New! 2020-10-31 03:00:00Title: What You Need to Know About the Search for a COVID VaccineCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/30/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/30/2020

Your Guide to Getting a COVID-19 Test New! 2020-10-31 03:00:00Title: Your Guide to Getting a COVID-19 TestCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

U.S Coronavirus Cases Top 9 Million New! 2020-10-31 03:00:00Title: U.S Coronavirus Cases Top 9 MillionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/30/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Tired, Anxious, Overweight: How Lockdowns May Have Harmed New! 2020-10-31 03:00:00Title: Tired, Anxious, Overweight: How Lockdowns May Have Harmed Your HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

Avoid Injury While Caregiving at Home New! 2020-10-31 03:00:00Title: Avoid Injury While Caregiving at HomeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/30/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/30/2020 12:00:00 AM