Health News September 2020

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I See People Wearing Disposable Coveralls On Planes. Good Idea? – NPR

Why Can’t America Make Enough N95 Masks? 6 Months Into Pandemic, Shortages Persist – NPR

‘We Had To Take Action’: States In Mexico Move To Ban Junk Food Sales To Minors – NPR

Redesigning The Office For The Next 100-Year Flu (Yes, It’s Coming) – NPR

Scientists Say A Mind-Bending Rhythm In The Brain Can Act Like Ketamine – NPR

Listen, Open Up, Connect: A Mental Health Expert’s Advice On Living Through A Crisis – NPR

Eating Disorders Thrive In Anxious Times, And Pose A Lethal Threat – NPR

What Are The New Dating Rules? And What About Hooking Up? – NPR

Adults With COVID-19 Twice As Likely To Have Eaten At Restaurants, CDC Study Finds – NPR

A COVID-19 Vaccine May Be Only 50% Effective. Is That Good Enough? – NPR

How Can You Tell If A COVID-19 Vaccine Is Working? – NPR

Another Holiday Weekend, Another Coronavirus Surge? Keep An Eye On Tourist Hot Spots – NPR

How To Care For Older People In The Pandemic – NPR

Is It A Good Idea To Buy An Air Cleaner For My Home? – NPR

A Summer Of Community, Despite Social Distance – NPR

Making Gyms Safer: Why The Virus Is Less Likely To Spread There Than In A Bar – NPR

 

COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories Are Spreading Rapidly–and They’re a Public Health Risk All Their Own – TIME

What Your Blood Tells You About Cancer – TIME

‘How Am I Going To Make It?’ Months of Eviction Uncertainty Are Taking a Toll on Millions of Families – TIME

How Cancer Shaped Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Life and Work – TIME

There’s Only Weak Evidence For Vitamin-D As a COVID-19 Preventative–But Scientists Are Trying to Learn More – TIME

Donald Trump Is Losing On An Issue Voters Care A Lot About. Here’s How He’s Trying to Change That – TIME

College Professors Made Models Showing How Bad COVID-19 Would Be on Campus. Some Administrators Ignored Them – TIME

Central Europe Largely Avoided the First Coronavirus Wave. Why Are Cases Spiking Now? – TIME

More Than Half of Americans Worry That White House Pressure Will Lead to a Rushed Coronavirus Vaccine – TIME

COVID-19 Is Still Devastating Nursing Homes. The Trump Administration Isn’t Doing Much to Stop It – TIME

The Great Vaccine Rate: Inside the Unprecedented Scramble to Immunize the World Against COVID-19 – TIME

COVID-19 Has Killed Nearly 200,000 Americans. How Many More Lives Will Be Lost Before the U.S. Gets It Right? – TIME

AstraZeneca Resumed Its COVID-19 Vaccine Trial After Pausing for Safety Review – TIME

Depression Has Skyrocketed During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Study Says – TIME

Affordable Steroids Could Reduce Some COVID-19 Deaths by One-Third, Says World Health Organization – TIME

 

Researchers hypothesize coronavirus immunity from dengue exposure – Fox News

Coronavirus pandemic won’t have a ‘fairy tale ending’ even with a vaccine, ex-CDC director warns – Fox News

Manufacturer recalling ‘subpotent’ thyroid tablets, adverse effects reported, FDA says – Fox News

Flu season may be very mild this year, thanks to COVID-19 precautions – Fox News

Drug-therapy combo cuts breast cancer recurrence risk by 25%, Eli Lilly announces – Fox News

Coroanvirus therapeutics ‘more complicated’ than vaccine, expert says – Fox News

Adult obesity on rise in US, CDC says – Fox News

Coronavirus causing ‘persistant fatigue’ in more than half of recovered patients, study finds – Fox News

WHO outlines ways governments, health care leaders can keep health workers safe amid pandemic – Fox News

Scientists may know where coronavirus originated, study says – Fox News

‘Alarming rates’ of coronavirus transmission in Europe should serve as ‘wake-up call,’ WHO official warns – Fox News

Over half of coronavirus-infected pregnant women showed no symptoms, CDC report says – Fox News

Coronavirus may help researchers in fighting cancer, according to scientist – Fox News

What to know about fall allergies and how to treat them – Fox News

Coronavirus vaccine likely to be generally available in 2021, CDC director says – Fox News

Coronavirus pediatric fatalities mostly among minorities, those with underlying conditions, CDC says – Fox News

Transparency in coronavirus vaccine development will be key to gaining public trust, expert says – Fox News

Experts worry as US virus restrictions are eased or violated – Fox News

Nearly 60 coronavirus tests undergo performance checks by FDA – Fox News

Coronavirus ‘sexual distancing,’ decrease in STD sees drop in reported cases during pandemic – Fox News

South Korea to provide coronavirus vaccines for 60% of population: report – Fox News

Could the novel coronavirus become a seasonal virus? New study suggests yes — but not yet – Fox News

Texas county to pay coronavirus survivors for plasma donations – Fox News

Coronavirus recovery time reduced by rheumatoid arthritis drug and remdesivir, Eli Lilly says – Fox News

Health care services that cover HIV in the South disrupted by coronavirus pandemic – Fox News

UK tests if COVID-19 vaccines might work better inhaled – Fox News

Recovering coronavirus patients experiencing jaw pain as symptom possibly caused by breathing issues – Fox News

Coronavirus can ‘hijack’ brain cells to replicate itself, Yale researchers discover – Fox News

Large-scale coronavirus vaccination not necessary in China, official reportedly says – Fox News

Chubbier legs linked to lower blood pressure: study – Fox News

Children spread coronavirus to family members following exposure at child care facilities, CDC says – Fox News

Why can’t humans digest corn? – Fox News

Binge drinkers may struggle to feel empathy, study says – Fox News

Uncontrolled blood pressure on rise in US: study – Fox News

China OKs human trials for nasal spray coronavirus vaccine – Fox News

New York officials ‘looking at’ mandatory flu vaccine for public schools students: report – Fox News

Coronavirus infects half a million US children – Fox News

1 in 5 hospitalized young adults need ICU after coronavirus infection – Fox News

Pandemic takes toll on mental health of young adults – Fox News

WHO scientist calls AstraZeneca coronavirus trial pause ‘good wake-up call’ – Fox News

Fauci warns that US needs to be prepared to ‘hunker down’ for fall, winter – Fox News

Severe coronavirus more deadly than heart attacks among young adults: study – Fox News

Dog food recalled over high levels of mold byproduct: FDA – Fox News

NSAID use during coronavirus infection does not worsen symptoms, study says – Fox News

Coronavirus could reverse decades of progress on reducing child mortality, health agencies warn – Fox News

Blood pressure drugs don’t increase cancer risk, researchers say – Fox News

Coronavirus testing shifts from precision to rapidity – Fox News

Fauci upholds coronavirus vaccine projection timeline – Fox News

Second wave of coronavirus may arrive in spring, not winter, one scientist says – Fox News

Amid coronavirus pandemic, Americans in ‘denial’ over poor mental health: survey – Fox News

Severity of coronavirus infection may be determined by face mask use, study suggests – Fox News

Infectious coronavirus found on salmon for up to a week, study suggests – Fox News

Trio of antiviral drugs eyed as possible coronavirus treatment – Fox News

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally linked to 20% of US coronavirus cases in August: researchers – Fox News

Tylenol may make you take more risks, study says – Fox News

Amid coronavirus pandemic, dentist reports uptick in tooth fractures – Fox News

Eating disorders triggered, worsened by coronavirus pandemic – Fox News

What should I look for in a hand sanitizer? – Fox News

Doctors studying why obesity may be tied to serious COVID-19 – Fox News

Kids use both brain hemispheres to process language, unlike adults, researchers say – Fox News

Why poop tests may be a better way to detect COVID-19 – Fox News

Can singing ‘Happy Birthday’ spread coronavirus? – Fox News

Colleges curtail coronavirus outbreaks through wastewater surveillance systems – Fox News

Fauci warns coronavirus cases are ‘unacceptably high’ as Labor Day weekend approaches – Fox News

Coronavirus pandemic has led Americans to spend a lot more time staring at screens – Fox News

‘Ultra-processed’ foods could accelerated biological aging, study finds – Fox News

Coronavirus patients still had lung damage, breathlessness, weeks after leaving hospital: report – Fox News

Young adults living at home need to get coronavirus vaccine when available – Fox News

Vitamin D deficiency may increase coronavirus risk, study says – Fox News

Coronavirus deaths in US could top 400K by end of year, updated model predicts – Fox News

Keep coronavirus-infected college students at school, Fauci urges – Fox News

Prominent US doctors break down which coronavirus tests will curb transmission rates – Fox News

Wear a mask during sex, skip kissing, Canada’s top doctor suggests – Fox News

Honeybee venom destroyed breast cancer cells: Study – Fox News

Florida Health Care Association exec reacts to state lifting coronavirus-related ban on nursing home visits – Fox News

Should you get a coronavirus test before seeing friends and family? – Fox News

Fat-shaming occurs less among Americans compared to Brits, survey says – Fox News

How to safely vote during the coronavirus pandemic, according to experts – Fox News

Salmonella outbreak linked to onions sickens more than 1,000 people: CDC – Fox News

Hearing loss may cause dementia, study finds – Fox News

Are flu shots safe amid the coronavirus pandemic? – Fox News

Large antibody study offers hope for virus vaccine efforts – Fox News

Face shields offer less protection for others than regular masks, study finds – Fox News

Consuming fecal microbiome capsules may prevent weight regain when dieting: Study – Fox News

California moves toward becoming first to require hospitals to have 45-day supply of PPE – Fox News

First coronavirus reinfection case in US being investigated by Nevada scientists – Fox News

Wastewater system detects coronavirus at University of Arizona dorm – Fox News

A Zoom Thanksgiving? Summer could give way to a bleaker fall – Fox News

Poor sperm quality linked to phone and laptop use at night, study says – Fox News

 

Early data show promising results from Regeneron’s antibody cocktail for coronavirus – CNN

5 common coronavirus misconceptions and the science you need to know – CNN

With AstraZeneca’s vaccine trial still on pause in US, questions abound about study participants’ mysterious illnesses – CNN

Florida reports spike in new coronavirus cases days after restrictions relaxed – CNN

Women who have heart attacks receive less extensive care than men, research suggests – CNN

Americans over 30 have been drinking more during the coronavirus pandemic, research shows – CNN

The next few months could get ugly. Here’s how to stay safe as the pandemic rages on – CNN

Dentists are seeing more cracked teeth. Pandemic stress is to blame – CNN

CDC was pushed to play down the risks of Covid-19 in reopening schools, former Pence staffer says – CNN

Coronavirus has killed 1 million people worldwide. Experts fear the toll may double before a vaccine is ready – CNN

This might be your most important flu shot ever – CNN

How environmental conditions like cold and wet weather can affect pandemics, and what that means for COVID-19 – CNN

1 in 3 parents won’t get flu shots for their child during Covid-19, study finds – CNN

Post-Covid clinics get jump-start from patients with lingering illness – CNN

How parental self-care helps kids weather pandemic stress – CNN

Twenty-one states are reporting increased Covid-19 cases as experts warn of a fall surge – CNN

Puberty in a pandemic? It’s not all bad news, experts say – CNN

This is your body over months in isolation – CNN

It’s a myth that women don’t want sex as they age – CNN

Blacks and Hispanics are twice as likely to test positive for Covid-19, says a new study – CNN

A healthy lifestyle can help you live longer even if you have chronic conditions, study suggests – CNN

200,000 people have died from Covid-19 in the US. That’s more than the US battle deaths from 5 wars combined – CNN

Trick-or-treating, costume masks and Halloween parties discouraged by CDC this year – CNN

The country’s ‘divisive state’ is hurting Covid-19 response, Fauci says – CNN

As doctors worry about ‘a very apocalyptic fall,’ the CDC retracts on how Covid-19 spreads – CNN

In nursing homes and assisted living communities, minorities suffer most from Covid-19, research says – CNN

Most of the US is headed in the wrong direction again with Covid-19 cases as deaths near 200,000 – CNN

Pine-Sol cleaner has been approved to kill coronavirus on hard surfaces – CNN

Some college students face stay-at-home orders as local leaders try to control Covid-19 spread – CNN

As many as 51% of all school employees are at increased risk of Covid-19, study finds – CNN

Coronavirus can spread on airline flights, two studies show – CNN

Holding each other accountable for risky Covid-19 behavior saves lives – CNN

Is my senior moment the start of dementia? – CNN

Is in-person voting safe from Covid-19? It can be if you follow these guidelines – CNN

PTSD may double risk of dementia, new analysis finds – CNN

7 steps that can lower your blood pressure as you age – CNN

Online classes: 5 reasons students benefit from ‘cameras off’ – CNN

How to help siblings get along better – CNN

Trump mental health official accuses media of overflowing dangers of Covid-19 – CNN

CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk – CNN

What is an EUA, and what does it have to do with how quickly we get a coronavirus vaccine? – CNN

After record low flu season in Australia, US hopes for the same – CNN

Another federal official raises questions about Trump’s vaccine timeline – CNN

Here’s how Trump could bigfoot the FDA and get a vaccine out ahead of the science – CNN

Some pediatricians refuse to treat kids if parents reject vaccines, study finds – CNN

Unpopular teens could be at higher risk of heart conditions later in life, study suggests – CNN

Here’s why a vaccine will not stop the Covid-19 pandemic right away – CNN

How to sleep better — kids and grown-ups alike – CNN

Depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy may harm childhood development, study finds – CNN

Why Fauci doesn’t think a national mask mandate will work – CNN

Covid-19 study suggests to screen recovering athletes for heart inflammation before they return to play – CNN

Pfizer proposes expanding Covid-19 vaccine trial to include more diversity as race for a vaccine continues – CNN

Redefining Covid-19: Months after infection, patients report breathing difficulty, excessive fatigue – CNN

Grandparents Day 2020: 5 tips for a safe grandparent-grandchild visit – CNN

Some college towns grapple with Covid-19 after students return for fall semester – CNN

How to reboot your workout routine: Let’s set the foundation – CNN

Sex gets complicated during the pandemic – CNN

Craving sugar? How to tame your sweet tooth – CNN

Poor sleep linked to weight gain, sleep tracking study says – CNN

The Muppets helped me explain the pandemic – CNN

Voting safely: How to protect yourself from Covid-19 while casting your ballot – CNN

The US needs to talk about long-term coronavirus symptoms, a doctor and a patient say – CNN

Past vaccine disasters show why rushing a coronavirus vaccine now would be ‘colossally stupid’ – CNN

How Covid-19 misinformation circulates on social media – CNN

 

Why ‘herd immunity’ can’t save us from COVID-19 – Los Angeles Times

Playgrounds can reopen in California with some COVID-19 restrictions – Los Angeles Times

Coronavirus infections among school-age kids rose in September after classes resumed – Los Angeles Times

Private employers show new interest in expanded Medicare and regulated drug prices – Los Angeles Times

WHO, partners roll out rapid coronavirus tests for poorer nations – Los Angeles Times

COVID-19 death toll hits 1 million amid fears of renewed outbreaks – Los Angeles Times

Feds to ship millions of coronavirus rapid tests in bid to reopen K-12 schools – Los Angeles Times

Young adults are now the largest group of Americans getting COVID-19, CDC says – Los Angeles Times

College openings fueled 3,000 COVID-19 cases per day, researchers say – Los Angeles Times

Coronavirus deaths in kids echoes toll in adults, CDC says – Los Angeles Times

Defying predictions of disaster, Africa’s coronavirus response is receiving praise – Los Angeles Times

These gloves help fight COVID-19. But they’re made in sweatshop conditions – Los Angeles Times

Sweden has escaped a second coronavirus wave so far. The question is why – Los Angeles Times

CDC says coronavirus spreads mainly in the air, through respiratory aerosols and droplets – Los Angeles Times

How climate change is fueling record-breaking California wildfires, heat and smog – Los Angeles Times

A family struggles and separates as pandemic worsens food insecurity – Los Angeles Times

NIH is ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in coronavirus vaccine trial – Los Angeles Times

Vaccine maker got $1 billion from taxpayers. Now it’s boosting drug prices – Los Angeles Times

Thousands of wildfire evacuees present a public health challenge amid pandemic – Los Angeles Times

As Trump played down coronavirus, health experts’ alarm grew – Los Angeles Times

‘Terrible role-modeling’: How California lawmakers flouted pandemic safety practices – Los Angeles Times

What bats can teach us about developing immunity to COVID-19 – Los Angeles Times

The coronavirus may have reached Los Angeles even before China announced its outbreak – Los Angeles Times

Why are serious cases of COVID-19 tied to obesity? Scientists search for answers – Los Angeles Times

Dozens of hospitals poised to defy FDA on plasma therapy for COVID-19 patients – Los Angeles Times

Signs of depression have tripled in the U.S. since the COVID-19 pandemic got underway – Los Angeles Times

Health officials worry the U.S. isn’t ready for a COVID-19 vaccine – Los Angeles Times

Steroids confirmed to help severely ill COVID-19 patients – Los Angeles Times

Zoom overload, COVID-19 hardship: Thousands of kindergartners are no-shows at local schools – Los Angeles Times

 

Eat these five foods to help with your acne, rosacea and other skin conditions – Miami Herald

Want to eat something healthy? Try a potato – Miami Herald

Can a flu vaccine make you more likely to catch COVID-19? Study eases some worries – Miami Herald

COVID-19 could be the leading cause of death in Miami-Dade County by the year’s end – Miami Herald

Another West Nile case is confirmed, bringing Miami-Dade’s 2020 total to 55 – Miami Herald

Beware of the plastic surgeon who’s always selling you some new technique or device – Miami Herald

Weightlifters have to watch out for injuring their pectoral muscles – Miami Herald

Movie theaters allowed to reopen Friday in Miami-Dade. There are popcorn rules. – Miami Herald

Here’s how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our grocery shopping habits, experts say – Miami Herald

Eating out is among the riskiest activities during COVID-19 pandemic, CDC says – Miami Herald

He beat up a man who told him to wear a mask in Key West, police say – Miami Herald

Rabies alert issued for parts of Broward County after cat tests positive – Miami Herald

You’re outside more due to COVID. Here’s how to protect your skin – Miami Herald

Worried about losing muscle mass as you age? Turn to these foods – Miami Herald

For the Well of It: Here’s what wellness really means and how to achieve it – Miami Herald

‘If I die, I die.’ QB Kirk Cousins shames Vikings, NFL with cavalier comments on pandemic – Miami Herald

26 of these Pilates balls suddenly burst. That’s why they’ve been recalled – Miami Herald

You can get tennis elbow even if you don’t play tennis. How to treat it – Miami Herald

Beware of overusing fillers if you’re young. They can make you look old – Miami Herald

 

America’s death toll from coronavirus tops 200,000 — more than any other nation – Chicago Tribune

What Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death could mean for more than 800,000 Illinois residents with Obamacare – Chicago Tribune

Trump vs. the CDC: President quickly contradicts top US health officials on vaccine timeline, calling top doc ‘confused’ – Chicago Tribune

Silent spreaders and long haulers. Aerosols and protocols. 10 things science has learned about COVID-19 in less than a year. – Chicago Tribune

700 weed applicants, 21 finalists: Some hopefuls aren’t happy about who’s still in the running for Illinois’ 75 marijuana dispensary licenses – Chicago Tribune

Trump EPA guts tough standards for toxic metals dumped into US waterways by coal-fired power plants, including biggest polluter on Lake Michigan – Chicago Tribune

‘We are preparing for the worst’: Chicago-area hospitals brace for flu and COVID-19 to collide – Chicago Tribune

Fauci warns that Illinois and six other states are at higher risk for a COVID-19 surge over Labor Day weekend, report says – Chicago Tribune

CDC tells state to prepare for COVID-19 vaccine by late October or early November – Chicago Tribune

‘Irresponsible and dangerous’ partying by some students leads University of Illinois to crack down on social activity and warn of suspensions as campus COVID-19 cases near 800 – Chicago Tribune

 

To Prevent Covid-19’s Spread, Colleges Should Beef Up Precautions, Health Officials Warn – The Wall Street Journal

Who Is Dying From Covid-19? Why? – The Wall Street Journal

New Limits Urged on Americans’ Sugar Consumption Amid Rising Obesity Concerns – The Wall Street Journal

Inovio Covid-19 Vaccine Trial Placed on Hold After FDA Questions – The Wall Street Journal

Four Different Family Members. Four Different Covid-19 Outcomes. – The Wall Street Journal

Patients Seek Surgery to Combat Major Covid-19 Risk Factor: Obesity – The Wall Street Journal

Wanted in Covid-19 Fight: ‘Superdonors’ of Convalescent Plasma – The Wall Street Journal

Trump’s Drug Discount Cards to Be Funded by a Medicare Trust Fund – The Wall Street Journal

Covid-19 Vaccines: What’s Coming and When? – The Wall Street Journal

Top Government Health Officials Vouch for Covid-19 Vaccination Effort – The Wall Street Journal

Some Covid-19 Patients Show Signs of Heart Damage Months Later – The Wall Street Journal

What You Need to Know About Herd Immunity – The Wall Street Journal

Fresh Surge in U.S. Coronavirus Cases Feared, as Death Toll Nears 200,000 – The Wall Street Journal

Death Toll From Covid-19 Pandemic Extends Far Beyond Virus Victims – The Wall Street Journal

Why Did Covid Overwhelm Hospitals? A Yearslong Drive for Efficiency – The Wall Street Journal

How to Ventilate Your Home to Fight Coronavirus, Wildfire Smoke – The Wall Street Journal

Temperature Isn’t a Good Litmus Test for Coronavirus, Doctors Say – The Wall Street Journal

New PTSD Treatments Emerge as Cases Rise Among Some Groups – The Wall Street Journal

Why Vaccines Are Essential to Herd Immunity – The Wall Street Journal

What It Would Take for Herd Immunity to Stop the Pandemic – The Wall Street Journal

Lancet Medical Journal Changes Peer-Review Process Amid Flurry of Covid-19 Research – The Wall Street Journal

Doctors and Hospitals Are Better Prepared to Treat Covid-19 This Fall – The Wall Street Journal

Anthony Fauci on What It Will Take to Put Covid-19 Behind Us – The Wall Street Journal

Alaska Built One of the Most Comprehensive Covid-19 Testing Operations in U.S. – The Wall Street Journal

In Worst-Hit Covid State, New York’s Cuomo Called All the Shots – The Wall Street Journal

Colleges Send Students Home as Outbreaks Worsen. Are They Creating a New Coronavirus Threat? – The Wall Street Journal

‘Really Diabolical’: Inside the Coronavirus That Outsmarted Science – The Wall Street Journal

Hospitals Failed to Fully Contain Covid-19 Inside Their Walls – The Wall Street Journal

Covid-19 Pandemic Highlights Differences in Affordability of Health Care – The Wall Street Journal

Should You Talk About Your Mental Health With Your Boss? – The Wall Street Journal

Lilly’s Arthritis Drug Helped Covid-19 Patients Recover Faster – The Wall Street Journal

A New Prescription: A Dose of Live Music for Hospital Patients – The Wall Street Journal

Flu vs. Covid: Ways to Identify Symptoms and Differences – The Wall Street Journal

Merck to Invest $1 Billion in Seattle Genetics – The Wall Street Journal

Who Pays for Covid-19 Medical Care? Four Patients. Four Stories. – The Wall Street Journal

Merck Covid-19 Vaccine Begins Human Testing – The Wall Street Journal

How to Have Safe Sex During the Covid-19 Pandemic – The Wall Street Journal

Sexual Health Gets Left Out as Colleges Begin the Fall Semester – The Wall Street Journal

AstraZeneca CEO Sees Oxford Vaccine Possible by End of Year, Despite Setback – The Wall Street Journal

Several Covid-19 Vaccines Could Join Winner’s Circle – The Wall Street Journal

Covid-19 Cases, Death Rates Are Declining Six Months Into Pandemic – The Wall Street Journal

New U.S. Coronavirus Infections Slow to Lowest Level in More Than Two Months – The Wall Street Journal

Covid-19 Vaccines: What’s Coming and When? – The Wall Street Journal

Key to Preventing Covid-19 Indoors: Ventilation – The Wall Street Journal

 

‘The Drug Became His Friend’: Pandemic Drives Hike in Opioid Deaths – The New York Times

Trump Allies Say the Virus Has Almost Run Its Course. ‘Nonsense,’ Experts Say. – The New York Times

Studies Begin to Untangle Obesity’s Role in Covid-19 – The New York Times

‘Testing Hell’: Gift of Devices to Nursing Homes Brings New Problems – The New York Times

The Coronavirus Mostly Spares Younger Children. Teens Aren’t So Lucky. – The New York Times

Some Workers Face Looming Cutoffs in Health Insurance – The New York Times

A Theory About Conspiracy Theories – The New York Times

How to Keep the Coronavirus at Bay Indoors – The New York Times

Obamacare Returns as Galvanizing Issue After Ginsburg Death and Barrett Nomination – The New York Times

A Potential Downside of Intermittent Fasting – The New York Times

The Underused Weight Loss Option: Bariatric Surgery – The New York Times

Dear Teenagers, Here’s How to Protect Your Emotional Well-Being – The New York Timese

Cats Shed More Than Dogs. The Coronavirus, Not Fur. – The New York Times

Diabetes in Pregnancy Tied to Heart Risks in Young Adult Children – The New York Times

Coronavirus Tracers Beg Residents: Please Answer Your Phones – The New York Times

Is It OK to Use Connections to Jump the Line for a Specialist? – The New York Times

Trump Announces Plan to Ship 150 Million Rapid Coronavirus Tests – The New York Times

Top White House Official Denies Pressuring F.D.A. on Vaccine Guidelines – The New York Times

How to Maintain Peace in Your School Pod – The New York Times

You Can Get Focused (Hint: Put Down That Phone) – The New York Times

In Isolating Times, Can Robo-Pets Provide Comfort? – The New York Times

Coronavirus Survey Halted After Workers Faced Racial Slurs, Officials Say – The New York Times

How Do Children Fight Off the Coronavirus? – The New York Times

Under 10 Percent of Americans Have Covid-19 Antibodies, Study Finds – The New York Times

Blue Cross Insurers Reach Tentative Settlement in Antitrust Lawsuit – The New York Times

Virus Cases Surged in Young Adults. The Elderly Were Hit Next. – The New York Times

Novavax Enters Final Stage of Coronavirus Vaccine Trials – The New York Times

Emails Show How Pesticide Industry Influenced U.S. Position in Health Talks – The New York Times

Losing Your Hair Can Be Another Consequence of the Pandemic – The New York Times

Stalled Talks Over Covid-19 Stimulus in the U.S. Show Signs of Life – The New York Times

F.D.A. Requires Stronger Warning Label for Xanax and Similar Drugs – The New York Times

Americans Have Lost $145 Million to Coronavirus Fraud – The New York Times

E.P.A. Rejects Its Own Findings That a Pesticide Harms Children’s Brains – The New York Times

Spontaneous Nosebleeds Tied to High Blood Pressure – The New York Times

Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Advances, Sparking Optimism in Race – The New York Times

Sticker Shock in the Pharmacy – The New York Times

Covid-19 May Have a Hidden Impact on the Heart – The New York Times

Despite Claims, Trump Rarely Uses Wartime Law in Battle Against Covid – The New York Times

If the Supreme Court Ends Obamacare, Here’s What It Would Mean – The New York Times

Advice on Airborne Virus Transmission Vanishes From C.D.C. Website – The New York Times

N.I.H. Official Departs After Anonymous Posts Attacking Public Health Leaders – The New York Times

For Older People, Reassuring News in the Statin Debate – The New York Times

Does Wearing Glasses Protect You From Coronavirus? – The New York Times

Coronavirus Upends College Admissions Tests, Creating Chaos for Students – The New York Times

For Young People’s Sexual Health, the Pandemic Changes the Game – The New York Times

Health Officials Tiptoe Around Trump’s Coronavirus Vaccine Timeline – The New York Times

AstraZeneca Releases Blueprints for Virus Vaccine Trial Amid Safety Scrutiny – The New York Times

How to Ship a Vaccine at -80°C, and Other Obstacles in the Covid Fight – The New York Times

Defying the Family Cycle of Addiction – The New York Times

Coronavirus May Increase Premature Births, Studies Suggest – The New York Times

C.D.C. Testing Guidance Was Published Against Scientists’ Objections – The New York Times

When Will You Be Able to Get a Coronavirus Vaccine? – The New York Times

Medical Errors May Increase Around Daylight Saving Time in the Spring – The New York Times

Reproductive Life Span May Affect a Woman’s Heart Risks – The New York Times

The New Apple Watch Measures Your Blood Oxygen. Now What? – The New York Times

‘Warp Speed’ Officials Debut Plan for Distributing Free Vaccines – The New York Times

An Experimental Drug Protects Covid-19 Patients, Eli Lilly Claims – The New York Times

Big Ten Will Try to Play Football in 2020 – The New York Times

Gates Offers Grim Global Health Report, and Some Optimism – The New York Times

The Good, the Bad and the ‘Radically Dishonest’ – The New York Times

Vaccine Makers Keep Safety Details Quiet, Alarming Scientists – The New York Times

Fever Checks Are No Safeguard Against Covid-19 – The New York Times

Now It’s Not Safe at Home Either. Wildfires Bring Ashen Air Into the House. – The New York Times

A University Had a Great Coronavirus Plan, but Students Partied On – The New York Times

Getting Wise to Fake News – The New York Times

How Flu Shots Can Help in the Fight Against Covid-19 – The New York Times

Do Masks Impede Children’s Development? – The New York Times

Exercise May Make It Easier to Bounce Back From Stress – The New York Times

If You See Someone Not Wearing a Mask, Do You Say Something? – The New York Times

A New Front in the Biden-Trump Battle for the Suburbs: Wildfires – The New York Times

How Companies Are Getting Speedy Coronavirus Tests for Employees – The New York Times

I Got a Trial Covid-19 Vaccine. Do I Still Have to Wear a Mask? – The New York Times

Too Much Weight Gain During Pregnancy May Raise Allergy Risk in Babies – The New York Times

Turmeric May Ease Knee Arthritis – The New York Times

School Closures Cut a Critical Line to Dental Care for Poor Students – The New York Times

Parties Delay the Start of In-Person Classes at Some U.S. High Schools – The New York Times

Trump Issues Expansive Order Aimed at Lowering Drug Prices – The New York Times

Trump Holds Indoor Rally as White House Officials Try to Defend His Virus Response – The New York Times

Trump Pressed for Plasma Therapy. Officials Worry, Is an Unvetted Vaccine Next? – The New York Times

Trump Loyalists Tried to Influence C.D.C. Virus Reports – The New York Times

Cancer Projects to Diversify Genetic Research Receive New Grants – The New York Times

Fauci Warns Coronavirus Could Disrupt Life Well Into New Year – The New York Times

Missed Vaccines, Skipped Colonoscopies: Preventive Care Plummets – The New York Times

The Causes of Estrangement, and How Families Heal – The New York Times

Coronavirus Can Be Deadly for Young Adults, Too, Study Finds – The New York Times

E-Cigarette Use Falls Sharply Among Teenagers, C.D.C Finds – The New York Times

How the Coronavirus Attacks the Brain – The New York Times

N.I.H. Director Undercuts Trump’s Comments on Covid-19 Vaccines – The New York Times

9 Drug Companies Pledge to ‘Stand With Science’ on Coronavirus Vaccines – The New York Times

A New Theory Asks: Could a Mask Be a Crude ‘Vaccine’? – The New York Times

It’s Not Easy to Get a Coronavirus Test for a Child – The New York Times

How the Aging Immune System Makes Older People Vulnerable to Covid-19 – The New York Times

For Long-Haulers, Covid-19 Takes a Toll on Mind as Well as Body – The New York Times

Parties and Covid-19 Outbreaks Threaten University Reopenings in the U.S. – The New York Times

The Risks of the Prescribing Cascade – The New York Times

New York Will Test the Dead More Often for Coronavirus and Flu – The New York Times

In Sign of Progress, Fewer Than 1% of New York’s Virus Tests Are Positive – The New York Times

Daily Cornavirus Testing at Home? Many Experts Are Skeptical – The New York Times

‘Dwarf Pride’ Was Hard Won. Will a Growth Drug Undermine It? – The New York Times

Pharma Companies Plan Joint Pledge on Vaccine Safety – The New York Times

Vaping Links to Covid Risk Are Becoming Clear – The New York Times

Russians Publish Early Coronavirus Vaccine Results – The New York Times

Vaping Can Increase Coronavirus Hazards, Researchers Say – The New York Times

The Pandemic of Work-From-Home Injuries – The New York Times

Excess Weight May Increase Your Risk of Dementia – The New York Times

Babies Born at High Altitudes May Be Smaller – The New York Times

Trump Vaccine Chief Casts Doubt on Coronavirus Vaccine by Election Day – The New York Times

What We Know About the C.D.C’s Covid-19 Vaccine Plans – The New York Times

Trump Administration Will Redirect $62 Million Owed to the W.H.O. – The New York Times

2 College Students Dreamed Up an A.L.S. Treatment. The Results Are In. – The New York Times

Backed by Federal Funds, New Virus Tests Are Hitting the Market – The New York Times

C.D.C. Tells States How to Prepare for Covid-19 Vaccine by Early November – The New York Times

Steroids Can Be Lifesaving for Covid-19 Patients, Scientists Report – The New York Times

To Build Emotional Strength, Expand Your Brain – The New York Times

For Kids With O.C.D., Coronavirus Precautions Can Go Too Far – The New York Times

In Hard Times, a Barrage of Ads Promises Peace of Mind – The New York Times

Apple and Google to Make It Easier to Opt In to Virus Tracing – The New York Times

How a Bus Ride Turned Into a Coronavirus Superspreader Event – The New York Times

Why the Coronavirus More Often Strikes Children of Color – The New York Times

Face Shields and Valved Masks Offer More Comfort but Less Protection – The New York Times

C.D.C. Halts Evictions, Citing Covid-19 Risks – The New York Times

Young People Are Fighting Hunger and Finding Purpose – The New York Times

A Parent’s Toughest Call: In-Person Schooling or Not? – The New York Times

How to Stop the Next Pandemic – The New York Times

Children of Color Are Disproportionately Affected by Virus, Research Shows – The New York Times

‘Sudden’ Cardiac Arrests Often Aren’t So Sudden – The New York Times

These Scientists Are Giving Themselves D.I.Y. Coronavirus Vaccines – The New York Times

 

Trump administration’s new rapid coronavirus tests plagued by confusion and a lack of planning – The Washington Post

Brain-eating amoeba in city’s water supply kills 6-year-old, leads Texas to declare a disaster – The Washington Post

CDC’s credibility is eroded by internal blunders and external attacks as coronavirus vaccine campaigns loom – The Washington Post

Judge Barrett’s writing criticizes the Supreme Court decision upholding Obama-era health law – The Washington Post

Drinking 1 to 4 cups of coffee daily may slow progression of colorectal cancer – The Washington Post

Caregivers of elderly loved ones face heavy emotional, physical, financial toll – The Washington Post

More women gain ground in ultramarathons, other long-distance races – The Washington Post

The pain gripped his left ankle. Within months, it ominously began to spread. – The Washington Post

Are you prepared to die? I am, and that’s the right way to live. – The Washington Post

Gruesome story of the use of Black man’s heart for transplant, history of medical mistreatment of minorities – The Washington Post

Health officials scramble to explain details of Trump’s $200 drug discount card – The Washington Post

Fewer than 1 in 10 Americans show signs of past coronavirus infection, large national study finds – The Washington Post

Child deaths tied to covid-19 remain remarkably low months into U.S. pandemic – The Washington Post

Trump pledges to send $200 drug discount cards to Medicare recipients weeks before election; funding source unclear – The Washington Post

The code: How genetic science helped expose a secret coronavirus outbreak – The Washington Post

Trump attacks FDA plan for tougher standards on emergency vaccine approval as a ‘political move’ – The Washington Post

A single-shot coronavirus vaccine from Johnson & Johnson will be tested in 60,000 people – The Washington Post

Massive genetic study shows coronavirus mutating and potentially evolving amid rapid U.S. spread – The Washington Post

Rising coronavirus case numbers in many states spur warning of autumn surge – The Washington Post

FDA poised to announce tougher standards for covid-19 vaccine that make it unlikely one will be cleared by Election Day – The Washington Post

You might want to rethink using a stability ball as your desk chair – The Washington Post

Some covid-19 rule-breakers could be narcissists, experts say. Here’s how to approach them – The Washington Post

Why making your diet part of your identity is bad for your health — and society – The Washington Post

Millions have watched TikTokers file their own teeth. Now, two of these DIY dentists say: Don’t try it. – The Washington Post

It may feel strange to mourn a celebrity you never met. Here’s why it’s healthy. – The Washington Post

Coronavirus could be considered a preexisting condition if Obamacare is struck down – The Washington Post

Obamacare’s chances of surviving Supreme Court diminished with RBG’s death – The Washington Post

Nearly 200,000 deaths, millions of ripples. Each covid-19 fatality shifts attitudes about the virus. – The Washington Post

Trump keeps claiming he lowered prescription drug prices. But that is largely not true – The Washington Post

The CDC released a coronavirus vaccine plan. Trump is already contradicting it. – The Washington Post

Cardiac MRI may be in order for college athletes after covid-19 – The Washington Post

No matter what the CDC says, here’s why many scientists think the coronavirus is airborne. – The Washington Post

Nearly half of parents argue with grandparents over how to raise their children – The Washington Post

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death could jeopardize the Affordable Care Act – The Washington Post

Often, the elderly handle the pandemic very well. Here’s why. – The Washington Post

Pandemic sparks more people to hunt for their birthparents, long lost relative – The Washington Post

Educational films reflect evolving views in 1960s about the health dangers of air pollution – The Washington Post

Trump’s appointees sought to censor what government scientists said about the coronavirus, emails show – The Washington Post

Is it covid-19 or the flu? What doctors say about the symptoms. – The Washington Post

CDC reverses controversial coronavirus guidelines for testing people without symptoms – The Washington Post

Trump contradicts health advisers on coronavirus vaccine timetable as death toll mounts – The Washington Post

Vaccine companies reveal their study designs, even as Trump sow confusion – The Washington Post

Is the coronavirus spreading silently among kids? Testing limits make it hard to tell. – The Washington Post

Top health official says states need about $6 billion from Congress to distribute coronavirus vaccine – The Washington Post

The pandemic proves we all should know ‘psychological first aid.’ Here are the basics. – The Washington Post

The fitness industry is trying to lure gym members back — but experts say it’s using flawed data – The Washington Post

When the world’s in crisis, we need ‘grief leaders.’ Here’s how to be one. – The Washington Post

Pandemic isolation has killed thousands of Alzheimer’s patients while families watch from afar – The Washington Post

CDC director says coronavirus vaccines won’t be widely available till the middle of next year – The Washington Post

One million Americans lost health insurance last year – The Washington Post

The U.S. now has the capacity to carry out 40 to 50 million monthly coronavirus tests. But that’s not happening – The Washington Post

WHO reports highest one-day increase in global coronavirus cases since pandemic began – The Washington Post

Two major Antarctic glaciers are tearing loose from their restraints, scientists say – The Washington Post

Trump issued another toothless executive order on drug prices – The Washington Post

The U.S. poised to surpass 200,000 coronavirus deaths well before the election – The Washington Post

Scientists say a few weeks of coronavirus vaccine trials are enough – The Washington Post

Woodward book: Trump says he knew coronavirus was ‘deadly’ and worse than the flu while intentionally misleading Americans – The Washington Post

Americans worry a coronavirus vaccine will be rushed. Trump’s rhetoric isn’t helping. – The Washington Post

Most Americans won’t be allowed to get a coronavirus vaccine as soon as it’s approved – The Washington Post

The pandemic is ruining our sleep. Experts say ‘coronasomnia’ could imperil public health. – The Washington Post

Steroids can save lives of patients with severe covid-19, earning WHO endorsement – The Washington Post

U.S. says it won’t join WHO-linked effort to develop, distribute coronavirus vaccine – The Washington Post

Maine wedding ‘superspreader’ event is now linked to seven deaths. None of those people attended. – The Washington Post

New York City’s shutdown reduced spread of coronavirus by 70 percent, study finds – The Washington Post

Those scaled-back pandemic beauty habits are better for your skin, hair and nails, experts say – The Washington Post

Top HHS official apologizes for incendiary remarks accusing colleagues of ‘sedition’ – The Washington Post

Coronavirus kills far more Hispanic and Black children than White youths, CDC study finds – The Washington Post

Trump seizes on judge’s ruling that Pennsylvania lockdown is ‘unconstitutional’ – The Washington Post

Top Trump health appointee Michael Caputo warns of armed insurrection after election – The Washington Post

Medicaid rolls swell amid the pandemic’s historic job losses, straining state budgets – The Washington Post

More cities and states are opening bars and restaurants despite mounting evidence of potential danger – The Washington Post

Stress over pandemic makes OCD symptoms worse in some children – The Washington Post

Losing 13 percent of your weight could lead to big improvements in your health – The Washington Post

Trump officials seek greater control over CDC reports on coronavirus – The Washington Post

In these trying times, dentists are seeing more people with teeth-grinding and jaw-clenching — a.k.a. bruxism – The Washington Post

Coronavirus vaccine trial resumes in U.K. after week-long pause – The Washington Post

Uncertainty fuels anxiety, causing your mind to conjure up scary scenarios. The pandemic can magnify the angst. – The Washington Post

Clinical psychologist’s book aims to help you build resilience, face hardship during a stressful time like the pandemic – The Washington Post

Here’s how Joe Biden would combat the pandemic if he wins the election – The Washington Post

‘Worst case scenarios’ at Sturgis rally could link event to 266,000 coronavirus cases, study says – The Washington Post

High numbers of Los Angeles patients complained about coughs as early as December, study says – The Washington Post

Vaping among teens falls for the first time in three years – The Washington Post

Why the AstraZeneca trial for a coronavaccine was put on hold – The Washington Post

Major coronavirus vaccine trial is paused to investigate unexplained illness – The Washington Post

Managing pain without in-person care – The Washington Post

In pandemic era, the term palliative care is even more scary for some. So specialists want to rename it. – The Washington Post

During pandemic, growth of U.S. adults with mental health issues jumps to 53 percent – The Washington Post

A neighborhood walk is an easy and inexpensive way to keep fit – The Washington Post

Even if you’re in your 20s, you should regularly get your cholesterol checked – The Washington Post

Pandemic makes flu shots vital this season. Health officials aim for easier, safer ways for you to get the vaccine. – The Washington Post

Telling the difference between flu and coronavirus is essential for treatment – The Washington Post

For pediatricians, covid-19 presents a thorny problem – The Washington Post

Experts project autumn surge in coronavirus cases, with a peak after Election Day – The Washington Post

One man’s battle shows why covid-19 and obesity are a toxic mix – The Washington Post

Who needs another Zoom call? Why sending letters might help your loved ones. – The Washington Post

Covid-19 etiquette: A comprehensive guide – The Washington Post

Why you should stretch more often than before and after exercise — especially nowadays – The Washington Post

You’re not imagining it. Masks can make your eyes feel dry. Here’s what to do. – The Washington Post

How to sneeze during a pandemic – The Washington Post

Covid-19: A bad flu season colliding with the pandemic could be overwhelming – The Washington Post

No coach, no problem: How to succeed at HIIT workouts on your own – The Washington Post

Chadwick Boseman’s death is making young people think about colon cancer. Here’s what to know. – The Washington Post

Humans are on the road to ‘self-destruction.’ But Deepak Chopra isn’t panicking. – The Washington Post

The children left behind in online learning – The Washington Post

Your brain on barbells: Could strength training help improve your mood? – The Washington Post

Fear, anxiety, guilt: Inside the pandemic-time decision to abandon beloved gyms and fitness studios – The Washington Post