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Florida's surgeon general: Masks hamper clear communication New! 2021-10-26 17:33:45Florida’s surgeon general has said that conversations while wearing masks aren’t productive after a state senator didn’t let him in

Meatpacker Tyson: Mandate led 96% of workers to New! 2021-10-26 17:30:28Meatpacking giant Tyson Foods says more than 96% of its workers have been vaccinated ahead of the company’s Nov. 1 deadline for them to do so

FDA advisers review Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for kids New! 2021-10-26 17:30:18U.S. health advisers are deliberating whether kid-size doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine are safe and effective in young children

Facebook froze as anti-vaccine comments swarmed users New! 2021-10-26 17:22:09Facebook shelved or delayed moves that could have limited anti-vax content.

FDA advisers endorse Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children New! 2021-10-26 16:19:35FDA advisers endorse Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11.

Dallas mayor tests positive for COVID-19, has mild New! 2021-10-26 16:04:45Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson says he has tested positive for COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated against the coronavirus

Russia, Ukraine see record daily deaths, low vaccinations New! 2021-10-26 15:29:40The daily number of COVID-19 deaths in Russia has reached another high amid a surge in infections that forced the Kremlin to order most Russians to st

Emails reveal dismay, anger over vaccine chief's firing New! 2021-10-26 13:38:20Emails show that the firing of Tennessee’s former vaccination director caught the state’s top health leaders off guard and sent them scram

Citing misinfo, North Dakota health agency cuts out New! 2021-10-26 13:27:35The North Dakota Department of Health has switched off comments on its social media accounts in an effort to stop the spread of misinformation, mostly

Belgium reimposes restrictions as COVID-19 cases spike New! 2021-10-26 13:03:01 Coronavirus infections and hospitalizations have shot up in Belgium, pushing the government to reimpose some pandemic restrictions that it only

Ukraine registers record daily number of COVID-19 deaths New! 2021-10-26 12:37:48Ukraine has reported another record daily number of COVID-19 deaths as vaccinations in the nation of 41 million people lags

Brazil senators to vote on urging charges for New! 2021-10-26 12:20:13A Brazilian Senate committee is voting Tuesday on a report recommending President Jair Bolsonaro face a series of criminal indictments for actions tha

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Waiting on U.S. Mandate, Some Nursing Homes Are 2021-10-20 09:09:39At facilities in several states, many workers are still not immunized. “I just feel like a sitting duck,” one resident said.

Biden’s Plan to Vaccinate Young Children 5 to 2021-10-20 08:42:57White House officials, anticipating the approval of coronavirus shots for 5- to 11-year-olds within weeks, will rely on doctors, clinics and pharmacie

In a First, Surgeons Attached a Pig Kidney 2021-10-20 06:19:10A kidney grown in a genetically altered pig seemed to function normally, potentially a new source for desperately needed transplant organs.

Bolsonaro's Pandemic Response Draws Claim of Crimes Against 2021-10-20 04:16:22A report from lawmakers initially said Jair Bolsonaro should be charged with mass homicide and genocide, accusing him of letting Covid-19 spread in a

Racism Is Declared a Public Health Crisis in 2021-10-19 19:17:25The Board of Health passed a resolution directing the Health Department to work toward a “racially just recovery” from the coronavirus pan

FDA Moves to Make Some Hearing Aids Available 2021-10-19 18:40:23The proposed rule could make it easier for Americans with mild to moderate hearing impairments to get the devices.

Mix-and-Match Covid Boosters: Why They Just Might Work 2021-10-19 14:18:14The F.D.A. may authorize booster shots of vaccines different from the ones that Americans originally received. The science behind the move is promisin

Tuberculosis, Like Covid, Spreads by Breathing, Scientists Report 2021-10-19 14:14:54The finding upends conventional wisdom regarding coughing, long thought to be the main route of transmission.

Pfizer Vaccine Is Highly Effective Against Hospitalization in 2021-10-19 13:11:14The C.D.C. looked at children hospitalized with Covid-19 or other illnesses, and found those who were immunized to be far more protected.

Sirens: Loud, Ineffective and Risky, Experts Say 2021-10-19 12:03:49The overuse of lights and sirens, combined with speeding, pose heightened risks to emergency responders and civilians. One expert called it a “p

F.D.A. to Allow ‘Mix and Match’ Approach for 2021-10-19 10:27:47The agency may act this week, when it is expected to authorize booster shots for recipients of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

A Move to Rein In Cancer-Causing ‘Forever Chemicals’ 2021-10-18 18:09:08Michael Regan, the E.P.A. administrator, wants to limit a class of chemicals that has been linked to cancer and is found in everything from drinking w

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COVID Vaccination Does Not Raise Odds of Miscarriage: 2021-10-26 03:00:00Title: COVID Vaccination Does Not Raise Odds of Miscarriage: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/25/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/25/202

COVID Pandemic May Have Driven a Flu Strain 2021-10-26 03:00:00Title: COVID Pandemic May Have Driven a Flu Strain Into ExtinctionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/25/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/25/202

Pfizer Vaccine Prevents 91% of Symptomatic COVID in 2021-10-26 03:00:00Title: Pfizer Vaccine Prevents 91% of Symptomatic COVID in Young Children: FDACategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

One Downside to Space Travel: Back Pain 2021-10-26 03:00:00Title: One Downside to Space Travel: Back PainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/25/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/25/2021 12:00:00 AM

Do You Know the No. 1 Cause of 2021-10-26 03:00:00Title: Do You Know the No. 1 Cause of Halloween Injuries?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/25/2021 12:00:0

Lower Dose of Pfizer COVID Vaccine Protects Younger 2021-10-26 03:00:00Title: Lower Dose of Pfizer COVID Vaccine Protects Younger Children, Company SaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Re

Pediatricians Offer Advice on Keeping Trick-or-Treaters Safe 2021-10-26 03:00:00Title: Pediatricians Offer Advice on Keeping Trick-or-Treaters SafeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/24/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/25/20

People With Autism at Higher Risk for Suicide, 2021-10-26 03:00:00Title: People With Autism at Higher Risk for Suicide, Self-Harm: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/25/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/25

Walmart Recalls Room Spray for Rare Bacteria That 2021-10-26 03:00:00Title: Walmart Recalls Room Spray for Rare Bacteria That Sickened 4, Killing 2Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/25/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

Nurses Have Suicidal Thoughts More Often Than Other 2021-10-26 03:00:00Title: Nurses Have Suicidal Thoughts More Often Than Other Workers: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/25/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10

Vaccinated People Less Likely to Die of Any 2021-10-26 03:00:00Title: Vaccinated People Less Likely to Die of Any Cause in Months After Shots: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/25/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial

Recovering COVID Patients Often Face Long-Term 'Brain Fog' 2021-10-26 03:00:00Title: Recovering COVID Patients Often Face Long-Term 'Brain Fog'Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/25/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/25/20

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‘Flesh-Eating’ STD that causes ‘Beefy Red’ sores is 2021-10-24 17:30:30A once-rare flesh-eating sexually transmitted disease that causes “beefy red” ulcers is spreading across the UK, according to a report Fri

New study suggests breastfeeding may help prevent cognitive 2021-10-24 16:07:54Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, found that women over the age of 50 who had breastfed their babies performed better on

Woman's inexplicable weight gain leads to shocking cancer 2021-10-24 12:31:3029-year-old Amanda Shoultz chronicled her struggle with mysterious weight gain that was later diagnosed as a 17-pound tumor called a liposarcoma, acco

CDC Director Walensky avoids question on vaccine mandate 2021-10-24 12:07:40Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky remains coy on whether the Biden administration would support COVID-19 vaccine mandates for

Summer camp strategies aimed at preventing COVID spread 2021-10-23 16:02:09Implementation of multiple strategies prevented almost zero transmission of COVID-19 among 7,173 campers and staff members who attended nine U.S. over

COVID-19 hospital airborne transmission prevented by air filters, 2021-10-23 15:03:01COVID-19 particles can be effectively filtered from the air to prevent transmission in the hospital using portable air filters and ultraviolet (UV) li

Prison workers top list of those not complying 2021-10-23 11:03:23Employees in the state’s prison system make up more than 32% of state workers who have failed to comply with Gov. Ned Lamont’s COVID-19 va

Drinks in the sunset years: Why the Queen 2021-10-22 19:04:18Because of the natural changes the body goes through as we age and the slower way we metabolize alcohol as we get older, drinking can have serious hea

CDC mask guidelines under review as COVID numbers 2021-10-22 13:29:11Health officials will update mask guidance as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue a downward trend, but the upcoming "respiratory virus" se

When is it time to get the COVID-19 2021-10-22 11:29:41Millions more Americans just became eligible for COVID-19 boosters, but figuring out who’s eligible and when can be confusing. And adding to the

COVID-19: What is the delta plus variant? 2021-10-22 11:04:57What is the “delta plus” variant of COVID-19? It’s a relative of the delta variant, identified by British scientists last month.

COVID-19 pandemic: Up to 180K health workers may 2021-10-22 09:58:45Between 80,000 and180,000 health workers may have died of COVID-19 from January 2020 through May 2021, according to a new World Health Organization (W