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Virus epidemic growing by day hits schools, concerts, New! 2020-02-28 08:55:18Entertainers, topped by K-pop superstars BTS, canceled events.

New virus has infected 83,000 globally, caused 2,800 New! 2020-02-28 08:46:32A viral outbreak that began in China has caused more than 2,800 deaths.

Coronavirus fear touches off a global run on New! 2020-02-28 08:37:48People around the world are lining up to buy face masks because of coronavirus concerns, but medical experts say most people who aren't sick don't n

Japan's Hokkaido declares state of emergency over virus New! 2020-02-28 07:48:02The Japanese northern island of Hokkaido is declaring a state of emergency over the rapid spread of the new virus there

White House hopefuls target Trump on coronavirus response New! 2020-02-28 06:33:03President Donald Trump’s delayed response to the coronavirus outbreak is under fire from Democratic presidential candidates

Whistleblower: Feds helping evacuees lacked virus protection New! 2020-02-28 05:57:47The Department of Health and Human Services says it's “evaluating” a government whistleblower's complaint alleging federal workers did n

Japanese island of Hokkaido declares state of emergency New! 2020-02-28 03:56:00Japanese island of Hokkaido declares state of emergency over pace of virus transmission, urges residents to stay home

South Korea reports 315 more virus cases, bringing New! 2020-02-28 03:08:08South Korea reports 315 more virus cases, bringing its increase for the day to 571 and total infections to 2,337

World harshens its virus response as epidemic worsens New! 2020-02-28 02:30:18Saudi Arabia cut travel to Islam’s holiest sites, South Korea toughened penalties for those breaking quarantines and airports looked for signs o

New Zealand reports first virus patient; case linked New! 2020-02-28 01:14:45New Zealand has it's first confirmed case of the new coronavirus after it was contracted by a person in their 60s who recently returned from Iran

Pence's handling of 2015 HIV outbreak gets new New! 2020-02-28 00:07:33Vice President Mike Pence's handling of a health crisis when he was governor of Indiana is getting a fresh look

New coronavirus case escalates US response 2020-02-27 20:53:18California officials are trying to locate everyone who was in contact with a woman thought to be the first known coronavirus case in the U.S. of unkno

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Coronavirus Diagnosis in California Highlights Testing Flaws New! 2020-02-27 23:36:12Doctors suspected infection with the virus, but the patient did not fit the federal criteria and was not tested for days.

Coronavirus Live Updates: Cases Soar in Italy, Iran 2020-02-27 21:57:40Financial markets were pummeled by the news. A whistle-blower complaint said that federal health workers were sent into quarantine areas unprotected a

Most Coronavirus Cases Are Mild. That’s Good and 2020-02-27 20:39:06More than 80 percent of confirmed coronavirus cases are not severe, according to a large Chinese study. But mild symptoms could also make the epidemic

Dr. Stanley Dudrick, Who Saved Post-Surgical Patients, Dies 2020-02-27 19:51:57Why were they dying after “successful” operations? He discovered the cause and came up with a remedy: intravenous nutrition — a tec

China’s Ban on Wildlife Trade a Big Step, 2020-02-27 19:05:35The coronavirus epidemic prompted China to permanently ban trade of wild animals as food, but not for medicinal use.

C.D.C. Officials Warn of Coronavirus Outbreaks in the 2020-02-27 17:50:51Clusters of infection are likely in American communities, health officials said. Some lawmakers questioned whether the nation is prepared.

C.D.C. Confirms First Possible Community Transmission of Coronavirus 2020-02-27 17:50:10A case in California may be the first infection without a known link to travel abroad.

What Has Mike Pence Done in Health? 2020-02-27 17:09:45In naming him to lead the U.S. coronavirus response, President Trump praised his health policy record, but his biggest accomplishments are ones Republ

How Exercise Might Affect Our Food Choices, and 2020-02-27 16:45:14Men and women who started an exercise program no longer found high-calorie, fatty foods quite so irresistible.

He Held a Plank for More Than 8 2020-02-27 16:17:31George E. Hood, a 62-year-old former Marine who lives in Illinois, set a new Guinness World Record this month with a time of 8:15:15.

U.S. Soldier Tests Positive for Virus in South 2020-02-27 15:41:59The soldier, the first U.S. service member known to be infected, has been quarantined in his off-base residence, the military said.

In U.S. and Germany, Community Transmission Is Now 2020-02-27 15:41:36Three cases have emerged that suggest the possible beginning of a worrisome trend.

Scientific American: Health

Responses to "The Cancer Industry: Hype vs. Reality" 2020-02-23 09:00:00Readers critique a journalist’s critique of cancer medicine -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Despite a "Double-Barreled" Flu Season, the Vaccine is 2020-02-21 15:30:00This year’s flu shot is working relatively well to prevent influenza, particularly among children -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Researchers Map Structure of Coronavirus "Spike" Protein 2020-02-21 11:45:00The finding could help lay the groundwork for a vaccine -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

So Is It Okay to Eat More Red 2020-02-21 09:00:00A study last October said so, but the journal’s decision to publish wasn’t necessarily okay -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Medicine as Meditation 2020-02-21 07:00:00What a doctor learned from a chaplain -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Scientists Question China's Decision Not to Report Symptom-Free 2020-02-20 15:15:00Researchers say that excluding these people could conceal the epidemic’s true extent, but others say the practice makes sense -- Read more on Sc

How to Maximize Your Workout with Push-Pull Strength 2020-02-19 10:00:00Do you want a flexible, balanced, easy-to-remember workout that doesn't require spending all day at the gym? Push-pull strength training is for you!

The Women's Health Pioneer You've Probably Never Heard 2020-02-19 07:00:00The 19th-century black “doctress” Rebecca Davis Lee Crumpler should be on everyone’s radar -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Sanofi Announces It Will Work with HHS to 2020-02-18 13:00:00The vaccine likely won’t be ready to test in people for at least a year -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

3 Strategies for Eating Healthier--Which One Works Best? 2020-02-15 10:00:00There’s new research on the most effective strategies for changing behavior. Which one is best at helping you eat healthier? -- Read more on Sci

The Cancer Industry: Hype vs. Reality 2020-02-15 09:00:00Cancer medicine generates enormous revenues but marginal benefits for patients -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Attempts at Debunking "Fake News" about Epidemics Might 2020-02-14 06:45:00Batting down conspiracy theories about disease outbreaks such as that of the new coronavirus may prove counterproductive to public health efforts -- R

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What Makes Your Food So Attractive to Seagulls? New! 2020-02-28 02:00:00Title: What Makes Your Food So Attractive to Seagulls?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Trump Taps Pence to Head Coronavirus Response, As New! 2020-02-28 02:00:00Title: Trump Taps Pence to Head Coronavirus Response, As 1st U.S. Case of 'Unknown Origin' SpottedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/27/2020 12:00:00 A

Weight Gain Is No Friend to Aging Lungs New! 2020-02-28 02:00:00Title: Weight Gain Is No Friend to Aging LungsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Drug Shows Promise Against Aggressive Breast Cancer New! 2020-02-28 02:00:00Title: Drug Shows Promise Against Aggressive Breast CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/27/2020 12:00:00

Study Casts Doubt on Need for Adult Boosters New! 2020-02-28 02:00:00Title: Study Casts Doubt on Need for Adult Boosters for Tetanus, DiphtheriaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2

How to Prepare, Protect Yourself From Coronavirus New! 2020-02-28 02:00:00Title: How to Prepare, Protect Yourself From CoronavirusCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/27/2020 12:00:00 A

Losing a Spouse Could Speed Brain's Decline New! 2020-02-28 02:00:00Title: Losing a Spouse Could Speed Brain's DeclineCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Years of Endurance Exercise May Change Heart Structure New! 2020-02-28 02:00:00Title: Years of Endurance Exercise May Change Heart StructureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/27/2020 12:00

Another Vaping Hazard: Less-Healthy Mouths New! 2020-02-28 02:00:00Title: Another Vaping Hazard: Less-Healthy MouthsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Want Your Kids to Eat Veggies? Both Parents New! 2020-02-28 02:00:00Title: Want Your Kids to Eat Veggies? Both Parents Must Set ExampleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/27/2020

AHA News: After Heart Attack, Mini-Stroke and Stroke, New! 2020-02-28 02:00:00Title: AHA News: After Heart Attack, Mini-Stroke and Stroke, Survivor Has Some AdviceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial

More Than 4 in 10 Americans Are Now New! 2020-02-28 02:00:00Title: More Than 4 in 10 Americans Are Now Obese: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/27/2020 12:00:00 AM