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Younger adolescents get ready to receive COVID-19 vaccine New! 2021-05-11 17:53:47Parents, schools and vaccine clinics are rushing to get younger adolescents inoculated after U.S. regulators endorsed Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

Medicare requires nursing homes to report COVID vaccinations New! 2021-05-11 17:13:47Medicare says it will require nursing homes to report COVID-19 vaccination rates for residents and staff

The Latest: Ontario stops giving Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine New! 2021-05-11 17:13:06Canada’s largest province says it will stop giving out first doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine due to concerns over blood clots

US doctors group issues anti-racism plan for itself, New! 2021-05-11 16:58:37The nation’s largest doctors group has released a comprehensive anti-racism plan

Internal emails reveal WHO knew of sex abuse New! 2021-05-11 16:38:05When Shekinah was working as a nurse’s aide in northeastern Congo in January 2019, she said, a World Health Organization doctor offered her a jo

Dutch move toward further easing of coronavirus lockdown New! 2021-05-11 14:42:58The Dutch government says zoos and theme parks will be allowed to re-open next week under strict conditions and bars and cafes can extend the opening

Mexico: Russia's Sputnik V shortages mean limited 2nd New! 2021-05-11 14:29:47Mexican authorities say Russia has been having so many problems producing second doses of its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine that there won't be enoug

US schools fight to keep students amid fear New! 2021-05-11 13:13:01U.S. educators are doing everything they can to track down high school students who stopped showing up to classes and to help them get the credits nee

Europe's rights body fears virus measures hurting democracy New! 2021-05-11 13:00:01Europe's human rights watchdog is warning that democratic rights and personal freedoms have been eroded during the coronavirus pandemic

'Monster': 7 life sentences for ex-hospital worker in New! 2021-05-11 12:37:01A former nursing assistant has been sentenced to seven consecutive terms of life in prison for injecting seven elderly veterans with fatal doses of in

NIH vaccine designer takes coronavirus research to Harvard New! 2021-05-11 12:35:45The U.S. government scientist who helped design one of the first COVID-19 vaccines and then tackled skepticism of the shots in communities of color is

Clock is ticking for EU vaccine certificates as New! 2021-05-11 11:45:15European affairs ministers gathered in Brussels Tuesday to assess progress in discussions with EU lawmakers about a virus certificates scheme to boost

NYT > Health

In Covid-19 Vaccine Data, LGBTQ People Fear Invisibility 2021-05-10 17:53:00Few states collect sexual orientation or gender identity data, so no one knows how many people in some communities are getting vaccinated.

Parents Are Reluctant to Get Their Children Vaccinated 2021-05-10 17:50:06The new survey also found only 9 percent of adult respondents hadn’t gotten the shot but planned to do so, suggesting the country is nearing the

Pfizer to Seek Authorization to Give Covid Vaccine 2021-05-10 17:49:34The company said it also plans to apply this month for full F.D.A. approval — not just emergency authorization — for the vaccine’s u

FDA Authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Children 12 to 2021-05-10 17:43:26The shots may allow millions of youngsters to get back to school, camps, sleepovers and hangouts with friends.

The F.D.A. authorizes the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children 2021-05-10 17:17:35The shots may allow millions of youngsters to get back to school, camps, sleepovers and hangouts with friends.

Palliative Care in the ICU: What to Know 2021-05-10 13:34:47Time-limited trials offer I.C.U. patients and their families a sense of empowerment in the face of low odds.

MDMA Reaches Next Step Toward Approval for Treatment 2021-05-10 12:41:47A new study shows that MDMA, known as Ecstasy or Molly, can bring relief when paired with talk therapy to those with severe post-traumatic stress diso

How MDMA and Psilocybin Became Hot Investments 2021-05-10 11:39:12Psilocybin and MDMA are poised to be the hottest new therapeutics since Prozac. Universities want in, and so does Wall Street. Some worry a push to lo

From the Wastewater Drain, Solid Pandemic Data 2021-05-10 10:53:31The coronavirus could turn sewage surveillance into a mainstream public health practice.

CureVac Covid Vaccine Could Bring Hope to the 2021-05-10 09:34:36The German company CureVac hopes its RNA vaccine will rival those made by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech. It could be ready next month.

Pharmacies Are Entering the Mental Health Market 2021-05-10 07:00:51Call it the ultimate in “retail therapy.” Now you can shop for mental health services at CVS, Rite Aid and other national chains.

After a Traumatizing Year, Black People Turn to 2021-05-10 06:52:41The death of George Floyd and other high-profile police killings have prompted African-Americans to seek help, mental health experts say.

Scientific American: Health

Coronavirus News Roundup, April 24–April 30 2021-04-30 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Few Would Fear COVID Vaccines if Policy Makers 2021-04-30 11:30:00Clear messaging and transparency are vital, say some experts on risk assessment and decision-making -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID Innovations: Vaccines for Variants, Drone Deliveries, Print-Your-Own 2021-04-30 08:00:00Next-generation COVID-19 vaccines will not only tackle different versions of the virus but will provide solutions across the world at a fraction of th

Religion Both Helped and Hurt during the Pandemic 2021-04-29 15:00:00It was good, on balance, for people’s mental health—but not so good for physical health -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Decoded: How Do Vaccines Actually Work? 2021-04-29 11:00:00Vaccines are medicines that train the body to defend itself against future disease, and they have been saving human lives for hundreds of years. -- Re

Flu Has Disappeared Worldwide during the COVID Pandemic 2021-04-29 07:30:00The public health measures that slow the spread of the novel coronavirus work really well on influenza -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Blood Test Gives Early Warning of Failing Heart 2021-04-29 06:45:00The new DNA-based test predicts transplant rejection -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

People of Color Breathe More Unhealthy Air from 2021-04-28 14:30:00A trend of disproportionate exposure to deadly air pollution among Asian, Hispanic and Black people persists in most cases regardless of the emission

CDC Drops Some Outdoor Mask Advice for Vaccinated 2021-04-28 14:15:00The agency’s latest guidelines are in line with a wealth of evidence that COVID is far less likely to be transmitted outside than indoors -- Rea

On Exploring Mars and Saving Endangered Species 2021-04-28 11:00:00The act of going to the Red Planet gives us a new lens through which we can better understand and protect life’s fragility -- Read more on Scie

Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise--Now Come Tougher Trials 2021-04-28 08:00:00Preliminary results suggest the vaccine is up to 77 percent effective in young children, but researchers await larger studies -- Read more on Scientif

Penicillin Wasn't Alexander Fleming's First Major Discovery 2021-04-27 14:00:00It was lysozyme, an enzyme that attacks the cell walls of bacteria—and just as with the celebrated antibiotic, he found it through pure serendip

MedicineNet Daily News

Are You Taking a Med That's Raising Your 2021-05-11 03:00:00Title: Are You Taking a Med That's Raising Your Blood Pressure?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/10/2021 12:

How Summer Camps Can Shield Your Kids from 2021-05-11 03:00:00Title: How Summer Camps Can Shield Your Kids from Allergies, Asthma & COVIDCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/9/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review

Asthma Attacks Plummeted During Pandemic 2021-05-11 03:00:00Title: Asthma Attacks Plummeted During PandemicCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/10/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/10/2021 12:00:00 AM

Pfizer, Moderna or J&J? An Expert Answers Your 2021-05-11 03:00:00Title: Pfizer, Moderna or J&J? An Expert Answers Your QuestionsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/10/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/10/2021

Pregnancy Within 1 Year of Weight-Loss Surgery Carries 2021-05-11 03:00:00Title: Pregnancy Within 1 Year of Weight-Loss Surgery Carries Added RisksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/10/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/1

Fauci Says Relaxed Indoor Masking Rules Could Be 2021-05-11 03:00:00Title: Fauci Says Relaxed Indoor Masking Rules Could Be on the WayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/10/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/10/2021

Lots of Sugary Drinks Doubles Younger Women's Colon 2021-05-11 03:00:00Title: Lots of Sugary Drinks Doubles Younger Women's Colon Cancer Risk: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

CDC Revises Website Info on How COVID-19 Spreads 2021-05-11 03:00:00Title: CDC Revises Website Info on How COVID-19 SpreadsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/10/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/10/2021 12:00:00 AM

Could Your Child Have a Heart Defect? Know 2021-05-11 03:00:00Title: Could Your Child Have a Heart Defect? Know the Warning SignsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/8/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/10/2021

Feeling Down? Support Via Social Media May Not 2021-05-11 03:00:00Title: Feeling Down? Support Via Social Media May Not Be EnoughCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/10/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/10/2021 12:

Why Sleep Raises Risk for Sudden Death in 2021-05-11 03:00:00Title: Why Sleep Raises Risk for Sudden Death in People With EpilepsyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/10/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/10/20

COVID Vaccines May Still Leave Organ Transplant Recipients 2021-05-11 03:00:00Title: COVID Vaccines May Still Leave Organ Transplant Recipients UnprotectedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/10/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: