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Poland’s top court rules that law allowing abortion New! 2020-10-22 09:42:35Poland’s top court rules that law allowing abortion of fetuses with congenital defects is unconstitutional

Stressing freedom, vaccine opponents rebranding in virus era New! 2020-10-22 09:30:18Vaccine opponents have long been undergoing a rebranding effort to shift their messaging toward the promotion of civil liberties

Funnel cakes to go: Drive-thru fair draws thousands New! 2020-10-22 09:13:33Organizers say thousands of people turned out for a drive-thru fair in South Carolina

Spain lawmakers set to reject far-right no-confidence motion New! 2020-10-22 08:52:01Spanish lawmakers on Thursday overwhelmingly rejected a no-confidence motion called by the far-right party Vox against Prime Minister Pedro Sán

The Latest: Cases in Germany spike past 10K New! 2020-10-22 08:19:49The University of Oxford says the late-stage trial of its COVID-19 vaccine in Brazil will continue following reports of a participant’s death

Former Belgian PM in intensive care with COVID-19 New! 2020-10-22 06:59:41Belgian Foreign Minister and former Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes has been hospitalized in intensive care with the coronavirus

In video classes teachers parse clues to student New! 2020-10-22 05:30:19The shift from in-person to remote learning is giving some teachers unprecedented video access into their students’ homes

California theme park closures hit jobs, shops, budget New! 2020-10-22 04:11:37California’s amusement parks have been pining to reopen for months, hoping to bring back thousands of workers sent home in March when the corona

Asia Today: Sri Lanka closes fish market, expands 2020-10-22 00:25:10Sri Lanka’s main fish market has been closed and a curfew widened as a COVID-19 outbreak grows

The Latest: Sri Lanka orders more curfews over 2020-10-21 23:50:10Authorities in Sri Lanka have closed the country’s main fish market and widened the curfew in many parts of the island nation following a surge

Whitmer: Michigan at 'dangerous moment' as virus cases 2020-10-21 21:35:18Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is warning that Michigan on average has more confirmed daily cases of the coronavirus than ever, noting a sharp increase since t

Court orders California to cut San Quentin inmates 2020-10-21 21:16:04A California appeals court has ordered state corrections officials to cut the population of one of the world’s most famous prisons to less than

NYT > Health

Where’d I Stash That Chocolate? It’s Easy to 2020-10-20 00:09:44People were more likely to remember the locations of high-calorie foods they’d smelled or tasted than the locations of low-calorie foods.

Physical Therapy Has Benefits for Back Pain 2020-10-20 00:08:07People with back pain and sciatica who got physical therapy had less disability and decreased back pain intensity compared with controls.

A Viral Theory Cited by Health Officials Draws 2020-10-19 22:30:09A manifesto urging reliance on “herd immunity” without lockdowns was warmly received by administration officials. But the strategy cannot

U.S. Diplomats and Spies Battle Trump Administration Over 2020-10-19 22:12:17American officials in China, Cuba and Russia say U.S. agencies are concealing the true extent of the episodes, leaving colleagues vulnerable to hostil

Doctors May Have Found Secretive New Organs in 2020-10-19 15:20:51They appear to be a fourth pair of large salivary glands, tucked into the space where the nasal cavity meets the throat.

Remdesivir Fails to Prevent Covid-19 Deaths in Huge 2020-10-19 11:48:35Critics said the study, sponsored by the W.H.O., was too poorly conducted to be definitive.

Coronavirus Vaccine: Pfizer Says It Won't Seek Authorization 2020-10-19 11:47:59Friday’s announcement represents a shift in tone for the company and its leader, who has repeatedly emphasized the month of October in interview

Some Signs of Recovery From Severe Covid Lung 2020-10-19 10:38:13In two early studies, researchers said some patients showed signs of healing just weeks after leaving the hospital.

A Rapid Test Offers Hope for Community Screening 2020-10-19 08:35:33In a small study in San Francisco, Abbott’s BinaxNOW identified infectious people nearly as accurately as a P.C.R. test.

Mask Mandate? In a Montana Town, It ‘Puts 2020-10-19 05:00:27In Hamilton, business owners are walking a tightrope between keeping people safe from the coronavirus and not driving them away.

Man Arrested After Threatening Wichita Mayor Over Face 2020-10-18 16:41:21Text messages from the man contained a “very descriptive plan of execution,” including locating the mayor, hanging him and turning him int

What Does ‘Negative’ on a Coronavirus Test Really 2020-10-17 10:57:18President Trump’s recent tests are a reminder that although many products exist, none test for infectiousness.

Scientific American: Health

Coronavirus News Roundup: October 10-October 16 2020-10-16 15:00:00Here are pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Coronavirus Drug Remdesivir Shortens Recovery but Is Not 2020-10-16 13:45:00Despite conflicting data, the highly anticipated results will make the treatment a standard of care in the U.S. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Don't Expect a COVID Vaccine before the Election 2020-10-16 13:30:00A vaccine made by Pfizer could seek emergency approval by the third week of November, but it likely won’t be available to the public until mid-

How Straight Talk Helped One State Control COVID 2020-10-16 09:00:00Nirav Shah directs Maine’s response, which is seeing impressive results despite risk factors -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Why a Historic Emissions Drop from COVID Is 2020-10-15 14:00:00The greenhouse gas reductions highlight the difficult road ahead to substantially limit global warming -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Physician-Politicians Tout Medical Credentials in Key U.S. Congressional 2020-10-15 08:00:00Amid the pandemic, candidates in tight contests in Arizona and Kansas contrast their understanding of science with opponents’ disregard -- Read

How to Take Racial Bias Out of Kidney 2020-10-15 06:45:00A medical student describes winning her fight to change an equation that prevented Black people from getting crucial treatment -- Read more on Scienti

How to Avoid COVID while Voting 2020-10-14 09:50:00Epidemiologists offer tips for U.S. voters and poll workers to limit their chances of getting infected -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

I Can't Breathe: Asthma, Black Men and the 2020-10-14 07:00:00The common, chronic inflammation of the airways may help explain why deaths in custody are so high among African-Americans -- Read more on ScientificA

Eight Persistent COVID-19 Myths and Why People Believe 2020-10-12 10:15:00From a human-made virus to vaccine conspiracy theories, we rounded up the most insidious false claims about the pandemic -- Read more on ScientificAme

Why So Many Americans Are Skeptical of a 2020-10-12 08:30:00It’s not just “antiscience thinking” -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Lab-Made 'Miniproteins' Could Block the Coronavirus from Infecting 2020-10-12 06:45:00Synthetic peptides that mimic human antibodies for COVID-19 could be cheaper and easier to produce -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Pandemic Putting Americans Under Great Mental Strain: Poll New! 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: Pandemic Putting Americans Under Great Mental Strain: PollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2020

What Will Convince Americans to Get a COVID-19 New! 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: What Will Convince Americans to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2020 12

No COVID Vaccines in California Without State Approval New! 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: No COVID Vaccines in California Without State ApprovalCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2020 12:

Most U.S. Women Under 50 Use Contraception: Report New! 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: Most U.S. Women Under 50 Use Contraception: ReportCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2020 12:00:0

New Surge of COVID Infections in America New! 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: New Surge of COVID Infections in AmericaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Actor Jeff Bridges Shares Lymphoma Diagnosis New! 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: Actor Jeff Bridges Shares Lymphoma DiagnosisCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Is There a Better Therapy for Hospitalized Anorexia New! 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: Is There a Better Therapy for Hospitalized Anorexia Patients?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2

Air Pollution Ups Risk for Parkinson's, Alzheimer's Disease New! 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: Air Pollution Ups Risk for Parkinson's, Alzheimer's DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2

COVID-Related Deaths Hit 300,000: CDC New! 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: COVID-Related Deaths Hit 300,000: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Older Adults Turning to Pot for Common Health New! 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: Older Adults Turning to Pot for Common Health ProblemsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2020 12:

One Big Reason Women May Be Less Prone New! 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: One Big Reason Women May Be Less Prone to COVID-19Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2020 12:00:0

Brain Hemorrhage Won't Stop This Teen From Voting 2020-10-21 03:00:00Title: Brain Hemorrhage Won't Stop This Teen From VotingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/20/2020 12:00:0