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Poland's top court rules out abortions due to New! 2020-10-22 18:08:05Poland’s top court ruled Thursday that a law allowing abortion of fetuses with congenital defects is unconstitutional, toughening the predominan

The Latest: Cases in Germany spike past 10K New! 2020-10-22 18:05:33Louisiana will allow more high school football fans to attend games in open-air stadiums beginning Friday if the events are in parishes with low numbe

FDA approves first COVID-19 drug: antiviral remdesivir New! 2020-10-22 17:39:47U.S. regulators have approved the first drug to treat COVID-19

FDA approves remdesivir, the first drug for treating New! 2020-10-22 16:42:18FDA approves remdesivir, the first drug for treating COVID-19.

Officials prepare to faceoff over masks as Kansas New! 2020-10-22 16:41:17Kansas’ coronavirus case count continued to climb, even as one GOP lawmaker pushed back against Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s call for a s

French PM says 2nd virus wave is here, New! 2020-10-22 16:19:26France's prime minister has announced a vast extension of the nightly curfew that is intended to curb the spiraling spread of the coronavirus

Iowa's use of pandemic aid for 2nd IT New! 2020-10-22 16:08:18Iowa plans to use millions of dollars in federal pandemic funds on a long-term plan to improve data management across state agencies, a second informa

Europe faces more curfews, restrictions as virus cases New! 2020-10-22 16:05:47Curfews have been vastly expanded in France, which has added 41,600 new coronavirus infections in one day, and similar nighttime crackdowns loomed in

UK expert: Racism not to blame for minorities' New! 2020-10-22 13:46:49A scientist newly appointed as an advisor to the British government has expressed skepticism about focusing on the role of structural racism in the di

In video classes teachers parse clues to student New! 2020-10-22 12:30:20The shift from in-person to remote learning is giving some teachers unprecedented video access into their students’ homes

WHO Africa: New rapid tests a 'game changer' New! 2020-10-22 11:19:51Health officials in Africa say the rollout of rapid diagnostic tests for COVID-19 could be a “game changer” for their fight against the co

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

NYT > Health

Trump’s Antibody ‘Cure’ Will Be in Short Supply 2020-10-21 09:08:57All the weak points of American health care — testing delays, communication breakdowns, inequity — are working against this pote

How Nick Saban Made It to Alabama's Kickoff 2020-10-21 07:11:14Alabama’s immense resources and a newly developed Southeastern Conference policy paved the way for Saban to return to the field only days after

N.Y. Accuses Religious Health Cost-Sharing Group of Misleading 2020-10-21 00:27:55Regulators say a major group is misrepresenting cost-sharing plans, saddling people with unpaid medical bills.

The Pandemic’s Real Toll? 300,000 Deaths, and It’s 2020-10-20 19:29:16A C.D.C. analysis finds that overall death rates have risen, particularly among young adults and people of color.

How the F.D.A. Stood Up to the President 2020-10-20 18:39:42After months of caving to pressures from the White House, Commissioner Stephen Hahn and a band of agency scientists have eked out a few victories.

A Viral Theory Cited by Health Officials Draws 2020-10-20 17:59:36A manifesto urging reliance on “herd immunity” without lockdowns was warmly received by administration officials. But the strategy cannot

5 Ways Families Can Prepare as Coronavirus Cases 2020-10-20 09:35:27As winter approaches, we still need to be vigilant about taking precautions.

How an Ill-Fated Fishing Voyage Helped Us Understand 2020-10-20 09:34:58The threat posed by the virus makes randomized controlled trials extremely difficult. That means “real-life experiments” are especially im

My Brother Died of Brain Cancer. 20 Years 2020-10-20 05:00:15I was told it didn’t run in families. Was it just chance?

Where Have All the Hospital Patients Gone? 2020-10-20 05:00:11Except in areas where Covid is surging, there are still no lines of patients in the hospital halls.

Let’s Talk About Constipation During Pregnancy 2020-10-20 05:00:07Constipation is very common during and after pregnancy, but many women don’t discuss it with their doctors.

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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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