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NYC to test no-police mental crisis response in 2021-02-22 17:49:57New York City police will stay out of many mental health crisis calls and social workers will respond instead in parts of northern Manhattan starting

A Biden edge in COVID-19 bill: Dems reluctant 2021-02-22 17:36:31Democrats have a potent dynamic on their side as Congress preps for its first votes on the party’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill

Europe-bound migrants found amid broken glass, toxic ash 2021-02-22 17:30:20Spanish authorities say they have found and rescued 41 migrants who tried to reach continental Europe from North Africa last week

Things to Know: US COVID-19 death toll tops 2021-02-22 17:29:15The U.S. stands at the brink of 500,000 deaths from the coronavirus

US deaths surpass 500K, confirming virus’s tragic reach 2021-02-22 17:21:02The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 has topped 500,000 — a number so staggering that a top health researcher says it is hard to imagine an America

The Latest: Johnson & Johnson says can provide 2021-02-22 17:20:01Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson says it will be able to provide 20 million U.S. doses of its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine by the end of March, assumin

US tops 500,000 virus deaths, matching the toll 2021-02-22 17:05:01The COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. has topped 500,000, all but matching the number of Americans killed in World War II, Korea and Vietnam combined

US death toll from COVID-19 tops 500,000, by 2021-02-22 16:42:59US death toll from COVID-19 tops 500,000, by Johns Hopkins University's count

UN to rich nations: Don't undermine COVAX vaccine 2021-02-22 15:35:45The head of the World Health Organization is pleading with rich countries to check before ordering additional COVID-19 vaccine shots for themselves wh

Greece: Dozens arrested in clashes over campus security 2021-02-22 15:15:16Police in Greece have clashed with protesters and arrested 31 people in the country's second-largest city during a demonstration against a new campus

Germany reopens some schools amid fears pandemic may 2021-02-22 15:15:14Elementary students in more than half of Germany’s 16 states have returned to school after more than two months at home

Shops, haircuts return in April as UK lifts 2021-02-22 15:11:43British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a gradual easing of one of Europe’s strictest lockdowns on, saying children will return to cl

NYT > Health

For Some Teens, It’s Been a Year of 2021-02-23 15:48:23During the pandemic, suicidal thinking is up. And families find that hospitals can’t handle adolescents in crisis.

Got a Pandemic Puppy? Learn How to Prevent 2021-02-23 14:33:55With new puppies and kids at home, doctors are worried about treating more children for dog bites.

Studies Examine Variant Surging in California, and the 2021-02-23 13:28:19Two studies confirm that a new coronavirus mutant in California is more contagious, although the scale of its threat is unclear.

Where a Vaccination Campaign Faces Skepticism, War and 2021-02-23 11:01:45A half-million doses arrived this month in Afghanistan, where many insist the virus isn’t real and vaccines aren’t needed. Those who want

Future Vaccines Depend on Test Subjects in Short 2021-02-23 10:12:31The pandemic has highlighted the United States’ dependence on China for research animals, reviving calls for a “strategic monkey reserve.&

Researchers Halt Trials of Promising Sickle Cell Treatment 2021-02-23 09:44:51Two patients in a gene therapy study developed cancer years after treatment. It is not clear whether the therapy was responsible.

U.S. Reaches 500,000 Covid Deaths 2021-02-23 03:58:44In a single year, Covid-19 became a leading cause of death in the United States, rivaling heart disease and cancer, and has driven life expectancy dow

How Meaningful Is Prediabetes for Older Adults? 2021-02-23 02:30:10A new study indicates that the condition might be less of a worry than once believed.

‘I Am Worth It’: Why Thousands of Doctors 2021-02-23 00:56:40Medical schools are producing more graduates, but residency programs haven’t kept up, leaving thousands of young doctors “chronically unma

Studies Suggest People Who Had Covid-19 Should Get 2021-02-22 22:30:05New studies show that one shot of a vaccine can greatly amplify antibody levels in those who have recovered from the coronavirus.

Vaccines Adapted for Variants Will Not Need Lengthy 2021-02-22 17:32:51The agency’s new guidance will speed the development of vaccines that protect against more contagious variants of the coronavirus.

Who Will Be the Next F.D.A. Chief? 2021-02-22 16:13:39Two leading contenders generate wider debate about the leadership needed to restore morale and scientific integrity to an agency battered by the polit

Scientific American: Health

7 Ways to Reduce Reluctance to Take ­COVID 2021-02-23 09:00:00Trusted messengers and repeated reminders can overcome hesitancy, social science shows -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID Variants May Arise in People with Compromised 2021-02-23 08:00:00The case history of a U.K. man in his 70s shows how selective “pressures” bring about viral mutations -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

Coronavirus News Roundup: February 13-February 19 2021-02-19 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Coronavirus Is Here to Stay--Here's What That 2021-02-19 13:00:00A Nature survey shows many scientists expect the virus that causes COVID-19 to become endemic, but it could pose less danger over time -- Read more on

How Will the Coronavirus Evolve? 2021-02-19 11:00:00If we’re lucky, mutations will make SARS-CoV-2 less lethal, as happened with the 1918 flu—but there’s no guarantee of that -- Read m

Experts Answer the Biggest COVID Vaccine Questions 2021-02-19 06:45:00What does “95 percent effective” mean? Should you get vaccinated if you have had COVID? Is there a best vaccine?  -- Read more o

Nursing Home Workers Had One of the Deadliest 2021-02-18 09:00:00An analysis of incomplete data shows they had a death rate higher than that of loggers and may have rivaled fishers for the most perilous profess

Booster Shots against Scary COVID Virus Variants Are 2021-02-18 06:45:00Vaccine makers are designing follow-up shots, based on new mutations, to keep the disease at bay -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID Vaccines Are Safe and Effective--What the Research 2021-02-17 16:30:00As more coronavirus vaccines are rolled out, researchers are learning about the extent and nature of side effects -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

Printing a Brain Aneurysm in a Dish 2021-02-16 06:45:00Scientists make and treat a 3-D-printed model of a ballooning blood vessel -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How President Biden Can Deliver on His Vaccine 2021-02-13 10:00:00It will require the federal government to use a scientific, data-driven system for identifying those most in need -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

Coronavirus News Roundup: February 6–February 12 2021-02-12 16:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Got a Vaccine-Skeptical Relative? Here's How to Talk New! 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: Got a Vaccine-Skeptical Relative? Here's How to Talk to ThemCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/23/202

U.S. COVID Death Toll Passes 500,000 New! 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: U.S. COVID Death Toll Passes 500,000Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AM

Teachers Main Drivers of School COVID Outbreaks, So New! 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: Teachers Main Drivers of School COVID Outbreaks, So Vaccinations Needed: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial

Could Your DNA Predict a Happy Marriage? New! 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: Could Your DNA Predict a Happy Marriage?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AM

Short Course of Psychotherapy Can Help Ease Panic New! 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: Short Course of Psychotherapy Can Help Ease Panic DisorderCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/23/2021 1

Chronic Heartburn Raises Odds for Cancers of Larynx, New! 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: Chronic Heartburn Raises Odds for Cancers of Larynx, EsophagusCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/23/20

New Variants Mean COVID Vaccines, Tests May Need New! 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: New Variants Mean COVID Vaccines, Tests May Need Tweaking: FDACategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/23/20

Used to Gauge COVID Severity, Pulse Oximeters Can New! 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: Used to Gauge COVID Severity, Pulse Oximeters Can Be Inaccurate on Darker SkinCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial

Many Older Adults Confused About Proper Use of New! 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: Many Older Adults Confused About Proper Use of Antibiotics: PollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/23/

'What's Wrong With Me?' Young COVID Survivors Battle New! 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: 'What's Wrong With Me?' Young COVID Survivors Battle Long-Haul SymptomsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Rev

From Sourdough to Sacrifice, How COVID Is Changing New! 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: From Sourdough to Sacrifice, How COVID Is Changing Americans' ValuesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

COVID-19 Vaccines Adapted to Fight Variants Won't Require New! 2021-02-24 02:00:00Title: COVID-19 Vaccines Adapted to Fight Variants Won't Require Long Clinical Trials: FDACategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Edi