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Human-to-human transmission confirmed in China coronavirus 2020-01-20 16:32:48The head of a Chinese government expert team says human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new coronavirus

Teachers union suing district over asbestos in schools 2020-01-20 13:11:02The union representing public school teachers in Philadelphia has announced a lawsuit against the city's school district over its handling of asbesto

Critics: consumers should be wary of short-term health 2020-01-20 11:01:31Consumers who bought a short-term health insurance plan thinking they had found a better deal than “Obamacare” during open enrollment seas

EU sets up $998 million budget for humanitarian 2020-01-20 08:15:21The European Union has adopted a budget worth 900 million euros ($998 million) to help countries affected by humanitarian crises

China reports sharp rise in coronavirus cases including 2020-01-19 20:23:45China reports sharp rise in coronavirus cases including two in Beijing and one in Shenzhen

17 new cases reported in China's viral pneumonia 2020-01-19 07:20:59Seventeen more people in central China have been diagnosed with a new form of viral pneumonia that has killed two patients and placed other countries

St. Louis donations wipe away $13 million in 2020-01-19 06:17:29Thousands of St. Louis-area families have been freed from a major financial burden thanks to a charitable effort that's increasingly popular among ch

Court to look anew at health care law 2020-01-19 06:12:44The Supreme Court will consider allowing the Trump administration to enforce rules that allow more employers to deny insurance coverage for contracept

LGBT activists say new bills target transgender youth 2020-01-18 10:56:59Republican legislators in more than a dozen states are promoting bills that focus on transgender young people at the urging of conservative advocacy g

China reports 4 more cases in viral pneumonia 2020-01-18 03:57:32Four more cases have been identified in a viral pneumonia outbreak in a central Chinese city that has killed two and prompted the United States and ot

US to screen airline passengers from China for 2020-01-17 23:43:03U.S. health officials have announced they will begin screening airline passengers from central China for a new virus that is making people sick

Advocates' hopes high as Kansas heads for medical 2020-01-17 14:08:18Kansas lawmakers expect this year to have their most serious debate so far on medical marijuana

NYT > Health

Eating More Vegetables Did Not Affect Prostate Cancer 2020-01-20 08:56:40Men with early stage prostate cancer did not show benefits from a vegetable-rich diet.

What We Know About China’s New Coronavirus 2020-01-20 08:35:16A respiratory illness has killed at least three people in China and sickened more than 200. Cases have also been reported in Japan, South Korea and Th

Deadly Mystery Virus Reported in 2 New Chinese 2020-01-20 07:43:23The spread of the pneumonialike illness to two other cities comes ahead of the Lunar New Year, when hundreds of millions will travel.

Japan and Thailand Confirm New Cases of Chinese 2020-01-20 07:39:41The two new patients will add to fears that the virus will spread further outside China’s borders.

Childhood Obesity Is a Major Problem. Research Isn’t 2020-01-20 05:00:19Something is missing with many study methods.

When Life Throws You Curveballs, Embrace the ‘New 2020-01-20 05:00:14For patients with life-altering illnesses or anyone just getting older, it helps to roll with the punches and make the best of the here and now.

Rigorous Bilingual Training, Seen With a Tinge of 2020-01-20 05:00:09Observing how Chinese 2- and 3-year-olds navigated a second language, I wondered whether I could have done this for my children.

W.H.O. Warns That Pipeline for New Antibiotics Is 2020-01-18 16:43:35In two new reports, the global health agency says only government intervention can fix the broken market for new antimicrobial drugs.

Supreme Court to Consider Limits on Contraception Coverage 2020-01-17 19:32:05The justices will weigh Trump administration regulations allowing employers to refuse to provide access to birth control on religious or moral grounds

Three U.S. Airports to Check Passengers for a 2020-01-17 16:10:19Passengers from Wuhan, China, will be screened at J.F.K. beginning Friday night, and in San Francisco and Los Angeles starting on Saturday.

$8 Billion Verdict in Drug Lawsuit Is Reduced 2020-01-17 16:06:59A Philadelphia judge lowered the damages in a case that claimed Johnson & Johnson played down the risks of an antipsychotic drug.

Medicare’s Part D Doughnut Hole Has Closed! Mostly. 2020-01-17 14:37:07The drug coverage gap was widely loathed, but the new scheme may still leave some older Americans holding the bag.

Scientific American: Health

Kill-Switch for CRISPR Could Make Gene-Editing Safer 2020-01-17 08:00:00Anti-CRISPR proteins could bolster biosecurity and improve medical treatments -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Are Human Body Temperatures Cooling Down? 2020-01-17 06:45:00A new study finds that average temperatures have dropped over the past century and a half -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Let's Stop Talking about "Battling Cancer" 2020-01-16 07:00:00Describing it that way can be damaging to patients, families and caregivers -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Johns Hopkins Scientists Give Psychedelics the Serious Treatment 2020-01-16 06:45:00The first research center of its kind in the country is bringing renewed rigor to the investigation of the drugs’ therapeutic uses -- Read more

All of Us Have a Role to Play 2020-01-14 12:00:00The film Dark Waters highlights the importance of an involved public in environmental protection -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

People's Body Systems Age at Different Rates 2020-01-14 11:15:00Individuals have an “ageotype” that’s specific to one organ system, which could be targeted in order to extend healthy life -- Read

Female Surgeons Are Still Treated as Second-Class Citizens 2020-01-14 07:00:00The profession is rife with sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination—and that needs to change -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Unexpected Clues Emerge About Why Diets Fail 2020-01-13 15:05:00The physiology of weight regain still baffles scientists, but surprising insights have emerged -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Purdue Pharma Should Become a Public Trust 2020-01-13 12:00:00It would be a huge win in fighting the opioid crisis -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Gene Therapy Arrives 2020-01-10 09:00:00After false starts, drugs that manipulate the code of life are finally changing lives -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Bacteria "Tolerant" of One Antibiotic Are More Likely 2020-01-09 14:30:00Even combination therapies do not prevent such pathogens from becoming resistant -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

WHO Says Mysterious Illness in China Likely Being 2020-01-09 13:00:00The virus behind an outbreak that has sickened at least 59 people in Wuhan is thought to be a ​type of coronavirus, the family that includes SAR

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Health Tip: Preventing Athlete's Foot 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Preventing Athlete's FootCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

'Intensity' of U.S. Binge Drinking Is on the 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: 'Intensity' of U.S. Binge Drinking Is on the RiseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:00

Do Testicles Have Taste Buds? The Internet Clamors 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: Do Testicles Have Taste Buds? The Internet Clamors to KnowCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 1

Many Americans Are Inactive, With Southerners Faring Worse 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: Many Americans Are Inactive, With Southerners Faring WorseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 1

College Students Picking Pot Over Drinking in States 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: College Students Picking Pot Over Drinking in States Where It's LegalCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

How Palliative Care Remade End-of-Life Care at New 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: How Palliative Care Remade End-of-Life Care at New York HospitalsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17

Weight Control Drug Belviq May Raise Cancer Risk: 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: Weight Control Drug Belviq May Raise Cancer Risk: FDACategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:

Researchers Alter Mosquitoes to Resist Dengue Infection 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: Researchers Alter Mosquitoes to Resist Dengue InfectionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:0

Health Tip: Preventing Eye Injuries 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Preventing Eye InjuriesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

Millennials Most Likely to Skip Flu Shot, Believe 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: Millennials Most Likely to Skip Flu Shot, Believe 'Anti-Vaxxer' Claims: PollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial

Sepsis Causes Far More Deaths Worldwide Than Thought 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: Sepsis Causes Far More Deaths Worldwide Than ThoughtCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:0

Another Cost of Climate Change: More Wildfires 2020-01-18 02:00:00Title: Another Cost of Climate Change: More WildfiresCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:00 AM