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Searching for footing in a life nearly extinguished 2021-04-22 08:32:21Like so many health care workers battered by the pandemic, Kari Wegg is searching for footing in a life after COVID-19

The Latest: German 'emergency brake' plan clears last 2021-04-22 08:09:13A plan by German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government to mandate uniform restrictions in areas where the coronavirus is spreading too quickly h

German 'emergency brake' plan clears last legislative hurdle 2021-04-22 08:03:12A plan by German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government to mandate uniform restrictions in areas where the coronavirus is spreading too quickly h

Norway lends AstraZeneca vaccine jabs to Sweden, Iceland 2021-04-22 08:02:32Norway will lend all of its 216,000 doses of Astra Zeneca to neighboring Sweden and Iceland as long as the vaccine is on pause

Sanctions-battered Iran, weary of pandemic, faces worst wave 2021-04-22 07:52:39After facing criticism for downplaying the virus last year, Iranian authorities have put partial lockdowns and other measures in place to try and slow

Low on beds, oxygen, India adds global high 2021-04-22 06:23:16India reported a global record of more than 314,000 new infections as a grim coronavirus surge in the world’s second-most populous country sends

UK food bank use rises by a third 2021-04-22 06:13:45A charity says U.K. food bank use rose by a third during the past 12 months as the COVID-19 pandemic left more people without the money to buy basic n

In Romania, 'modern slaves' burn noxious trash for 2021-04-22 06:10:06Members of the Roma community scrape together a living in the trash-strewn slums outside Romania's capital by setting fire to computers, electrical c

EXPLAINER: Why India is shattering global infection records 2021-04-22 04:16:31The world’s fastest pace of spreading infections and the highest daily increase in coronavirus cases are pushing India further into a deepening

Laos locks down capital over virus outbreak tied 2021-04-22 04:03:29Laos has locked down its capital and closed its borders to most traffic after identifying a COVID-19 cluster connected to neighboring Thailand

Jill Biden to visit Navajo Nation, once floored 2021-04-22 03:30:16Jill Biden is making her third visit to the country's largest Native American reservation

China administers 200 million vaccine doses domestically 2021-04-22 01:32:31China has administered around 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine so far inside the country, focusing on front-line workers, university students and

NYT > Health

Feeling Blah During the Pandemic? It's Called Languishing 2021-04-21 17:43:28The neglected middle child of mental health can dull your motivation and focus — and it may be the dominant emotion of 2021.

No Pregnancy Risk Found From 2 Covid-19 Vaccines, 2021-04-21 17:38:27Early research suggests that two Covid-19 vaccines pose no greater risk for pregnant people than for anyone else.

Does Your Pet Have Separation Anxiety? Or Do 2021-04-21 16:58:38If you’re going back to work, and leaving your furry companion, we want to hear from you.

After Heart Attack, British Man’s Post Resonates on 2021-04-21 15:24:59Jonathan Frostick, a program manager at an investment bank, was still in the hospital when wrote a LinkedIn post vowing to step away from work and spe

Meet Virtual Reality, Your New Physical Therapist 2021-04-21 15:00:13While use of the gaming technology for improving physical ailments is still in the early stages, it shows promise — and it’s fun.

An unvaccinated worker set off an outbreak at 2021-04-21 14:59:58New infections of inoculated residents are occurring, signaling the need to maintain safety measures, C.D.C. studies show.

F.D.A. Cites Failures at Plant Where J.&J. Doses 2021-04-21 12:57:13The Food and Drug Administration issued highly critical findings from an inspection of the plant that was forced to throw out up to 15 million doses o

A New Bird Flu Jumps to Humans. So 2021-04-21 12:26:39Covid fuels the current virus pandemic, but the world is full of flu viruses waiting in the wings. And they keep changing unpredictably.

Icing Muscle Injury Ineffective, Study Says 2021-04-21 12:25:32Icing muscles after strenuous exercise is not just ineffective, it could be counterproductive, a new study in mice suggests.

How Bad Is Our Pandemic Drinking Problem? 2021-04-21 05:00:12The past year has changed alcohol use patterns, especially among women. The impacts probably won’t be fully known for years.

Dementia Risk After Age 50 Increases With Less 2021-04-20 18:20:29The research, tracking thousands of people from age 50 on, suggests those who sleep six hours or less a night are more likely to develop dementia in t

‘We Were Flying Blind’: A Dr.’s Account of 2021-04-20 11:42:57The disorder is rare, but so severe that the vaccine is on hold while experts weigh the risks and alert doctors and patients about symptoms and treatm

Scientific American: Health

Schools Can Open Safely During COVID, the Latest 2021-04-15 06:45:00Studies have shown the risk of COVID transmission in schools is very low, provided that precautions are taken -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Health Care Leaders Can Support Their Frontline 2021-04-14 10:00:00The pandemic has taught us important lessons about the needs of the health care workforce -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Suspension--What This Means For 2021-04-13 15:30:00An infectious disease doctor answers questions about the CDC’s and FDA’s decision to pause the vaccine’s use over a possible link wi

Why Race Matters in Personalized Health Care 2021-04-13 14:00:00Achieving better, more equitable treatments requires looking at multiple factors that affect populations differently, including genetic variations --

How Could a COVID Vaccine Cause Blood Clots? 2021-04-13 13:15:00Researchers are searching for possible links between unusual clotting and the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine -- Read more on ScientificAmerica

Gender-Affirming Health Care Should Be a Right, Not 2021-04-13 08:00:00Some states are going to war against young transgender people -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

More Women Than Men Are Getting COVID Vaccines 2021-04-12 14:15:00The reasons may include women’s roles as caregivers and their greater likelihood of seeking out preventive health care in general -- Read more o

Coronavirus News Roundup: April 3–April 9 2021-04-09 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID, Quickly, Episode 4: The Virtual Vaccine Line 2021-04-09 12:00:00Today we bring you the fourth episode in a new podcast series: COVID, Quickly. Every two weeks, Scientific American’s senior

New Arkansas Law--and Similar Bills--Endanger Transgender Youth, Research 2021-04-09 09:00:00The legislation runs counter to evidence that puberty blockers and hormone treatments are safe and save lives -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Nature Can Help Us Prepare for the Next 2021-04-08 11:00:00In March 2020 Ruth DeFries finished a manuscript more than five years in the making. It turned out to be both prescient and prophetic. In this do

Slovakia Offers a Lesson in How Rapid Testing 2021-04-08 06:45:00One of the country’s top epidemiologists explains how population-wide use of rapid antigen tests—in combination with other measures—

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AHA News: Cancer May Cause Changes to the New! 2021-04-23 03:00:00Title: AHA News: Cancer May Cause Changes to the Heart Before TreatmentCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/22/

Wildfire Smoke Can Trigger Eczema, Study Finds New! 2021-04-23 03:00:00Title: Wildfire Smoke Can Trigger Eczema, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/22/2021 12:00:00 AM

Pandemic Has Blocked Access to Treatment for Many New! 2021-04-23 03:00:00Title: Pandemic Has Blocked Access to Treatment for Many Americans Hooked on OpioidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial

How 'Bleeding' Stroke Affects Brain May Depend on New! 2021-04-23 03:00:00Title: How 'Bleeding' Stroke Affects Brain May Depend on Your RaceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/22/202

They're on the Frontlines of the U.S. Vaccine New! 2021-04-23 03:00:00Title: They're on the Frontlines of the U.S. Vaccine RolloutCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/22/2021 12:00

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Biden Gives Businesses Incentives to Help Workers Get New! 2021-04-23 03:00:00Title: Biden Gives Businesses Incentives to Help Workers Get COVID ShotsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/22

Don't Linger After Flushing the Toilet New! 2021-04-23 03:00:00Title: Don't Linger After Flushing the ToiletCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/22/2021 12:00:00 AM

COVID-19 Vaccines Safe for Pregnant Women: Study New! 2021-04-23 03:00:00Title: COVID-19 Vaccines Safe for Pregnant Women: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/22/2021 12:00:00 AM

Brain Study Suggests Autism Develops Differently in Girls New! 2021-04-23 03:00:00Title: Brain Study Suggests Autism Develops Differently in Girls Than BoysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/

Avoid These Foods for a Healthier Middle Age New! 2021-04-23 03:00:00Title: Avoid These Foods for a Healthier Middle AgeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/22/2021 12:00:00 AM