Important health topics being covered by reliable news sources:

Woman Gets New Windpipe In Groundbreaking Transplant Surgery – NPR

Heart Disease Is Still A Killer. Here’s How To Reverse It – NPR


COVID-19 Patient Receives Lung Transplant From Living Donors – TIME

CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky Unveils Agency Initiative to Address Racism in Health – TIME

I Missed My Second COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment. What Happens Now? – TIME

Is the U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Working? We’re Not Sure Yet – TIME

Deaths Among America’s Homeless Are Soaring in the Pandemic. – TIME

Ageist Attacks Against President Biden Reinforce Outdated Stereotypes — and Hurt Younger People, Too – TIME

Inside Ibogaine, One of the Most Promising and Perilous Psychedelics for Addiction – TIME

Should We Keep Wearing Masks Even After the Pandemic Ends? – TIME

Here’s What Will Actually Convince People to Get Vaccinated – TIME


Should people vaccinated against coronavirus still get tested? – Fox News

Unusual treatment shows promise for kids with brain tumors – Fox News

Israel COVID-19 study finds South Africa variant able to ‘break through’ Pfizer vaccine – Fox News

Chinese COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness ‘not high,’ government exploring options: officials – Fox News

Women, those under 40 more likely to have side effects to COVID vaccine, expert says – Fox News

‘Not the time’ to change COVID-19 vaccine allocation plan, White House says – Fox News

US suicides dropped amid coronavirus, defying pandemic expectations – Fox News

Coronavirus survivors might experience more intense COVID-19 vaccine side effects, experts say – Fox News

1 in 4 US adults fully vaccinated against COVID-19, CDC data shows – Fox News

1 in 10 coronavirus survivors deal with lingering symptoms months after mild illness, study finds – Fox News

These viruses are the most likely to trigger the next pandemic, scientists predict – Fox News

Coronavirus takes toll on progress made in fight against addiction – Fox News

COVID-19 vaccination site shuts down after adverse reactions to Johnson & Johnson shot, report says – Fox News

One in three coronavirus survivors face psychiatric diagnoses within 6 months: study – Fox News

Breastfeeding moms who get COVID-19 vaccine pass protection onto baby, study finds – Fox News

What is a COVID vaccine passport and how would it work? – Fox News

Don’t skip second COVID-19 vaccine dose, warn experts – Fox News

CDC: There’s 1-in-10,000 chance of getting COVID from surfaces – Fox News

Nearly 40,000 kids lost a parent to COVID-19, study suggests – Fox News

WHO against coronavirus vaccine passports for the time being, spokesperson says – Fox News

Trust in CDC during coronavirus pandemic saw declines, survey suggests – Fox News

Walgreens spaced Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses 4 weeks apart rather than recommended 21-day interval: report – Fox News

Coronavirus vaccine passports won’t be mandated by federal government, Fauci says – Fox News

Why can chronic stress result in hair loss? New research provides clues – Fox News

US averaging 3.1M COVID-19 vaccines per day, younger demographics seeing spikes in cases – Fox News

Fauci weighs in on COVID-19 vaccine safety in pregnant women – Fox News

Coronavirus masks containing graphene should not be sold, Canadian health authorities say – Fox News

US may not need AstraZeneca’s vaccine, Fauci says – Fox News

FDA updates Moderan COVID-19 vaccine EUA in bid to speed rollout – Fox News

UK coronavirus variant likely circulated in US for months, researchers say – Fox News

Can I still spread the coronavirus after I’m vaccinated? – Fox News

Stillbirths, maternal deaths up by one-third amid pandemic: study – Fox News

Early trials for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine against South African variant begin, NIH says – Fox News


Fauci says we can’t end mitigation measures now even with impressive vaccine rollout – CNN

B.1.1.7 variant more transmissible but does not increase disease severity, two new studies suggest – CNN

CDC studies find racial and ethnic disparities in Covid-19 hospitalizations, ER visits – CNN

More young people are getting hospitalized as a ‘sticker,’ more infectious coronavirus strain becomes dominant – CNN

As vaccinations keep rising, so do Covid-19 hospitalizations among those who aren’t vaccinated – CNN

When should you get the vaccine if you have had Covid-19? Dr. Wen explains – CNN

Half of US adults expected to have at least 1 vaccine dose by next week – CNN

For many sufferers of long Covid, proving they are sick is a big part of the battle – CNN

How to speak to someone who’s hesitant to get vaccinated – CNN

Wearing masks could save at least 14,000 people from Covid-19 deaths by August, model predicts – CNN

FDA will evaluate Pfizer’s request to allow Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 12-15 ‘as quickly as possible,’ acting commissioner says – CNN

Your guide to avoiding Covid-19 at church and other religious services – CNN

How to help siblings get along better – CNN

Make your gym workout less risky during the pandemic – CNN

Losing a long-term spouse can be deadly – CNN

Some Covid-19 long haulers say vaccines may be relieving their symptoms. Researchers are looking into it – CNN

Fauci says new Covid-19 cases are at a disturbing level as the US is primed for a surge – CNN

A year of trauma: More than 3,600 US health workers died in Covid’s first 12 months – CNN

Youth sports and other extracurriculars are spreading Covid-19, health officials say – CNN

In the race to vaccinate against Covid-19, willing adults in some states may be waiting all year – CNN

Can your unvaccinated children visit family indoors? What you should know – CNN

A third of Covid-19 survivors suffer ‘brain disease,’ study shows – CNN

Would a delayed second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine end the pandemic sooner? – CNN

Why young people are not safe from Covid-19 – Dr. Wen explains – CNN

Black adults report bias in health care at higher rates than White and Latino people, study finds – CNN

Everything old is new again. Repurposing drugs to treat Covid-19 – CNN

How to talk about alcohol and drugs with kids of all ages – CNN

What scattered vaccination records mean for Covid-19 immunity ‘passports’ – CNN

Another US Covid-19 surge may look different, experts say, particularly for younger people. Here’s how – CNN

Your guide to avoiding Covid-19 when visiting family – CNN

5 things the pandemic has revealed about well-being – CNN

Salmonella infections in 8 states could be tied to wild songbirds, CDC says – CNN

More than 11,000 cases of a troubling variant reported in the US. These states have the highest numbers – CNN

Extreme policies, average statistics raise questions around Florida’s Covid-19 data – CNN

Post-Covid PTSD: the storm after the storm – CNN

Covid-19 variants are putting younger Canadians in ICU – CNN

How Major League Baseball is tracking Covid-19 variants – CNN

3 behavioral psychology tips for weight loss – CNN

Win at virtual dating with body language tips from a former FBI agent – CNN

Stress can be good for you, and here’s why – CNN


Stalled at first jab: COVID-19 vaccine shortages hit poor countries – Los Angeles Times

Tweaked COVID vaccines in testing aim to fend off variants – Los Angeles Times

Are herd immunity and the California coronavirus variant preventing a West Coast spring surge? – Los Angeles Times

One shot of vaccine may be enough for COVID-19 survivors, studies suggest – Los Angeles Times

California’s COVID-19 death toll surpasses 60,000 even as conditions improve – Los Angeles Times

Psychiatric and neurological problems are common in COVID-19’s wake, study finds – Los Angeles Times

COVID-19 vaccines work well against California variant, scientists say – Los Angeles Times

White House rejects U.S. vaccine passports, skirting uproar – Los Angeles Times

U.K. agency won’t give AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to those under 30 – Los Angeles Times

California could actually reopen fully by June 15. Here’s what has to happen – Los Angeles Times

EU says possible link between AstraZeneca shot and rare clots, but benefits outweigh risks – Los Angeles Times

Far fewer California seniors are getting vaccinated in ‘red’ counties than urban areas – Los Angeles Times

Just 5 states account for nearly half of all new U.S. coronavirus infections – Los Angeles Times

Most kids with serious inflammatory illness had mild COVID-19 – Los Angeles Times

Bay Area COVID-19 variants could outpace vaccine distribution, health director warns – Los Angeles Times

Hospital workers despair as France’s coronavirus strategy flails – Los Angeles Times

Company producing Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine had history of violations – Los Angeles Times


DeSantis sues CDC to get cruises restarted. Experts call it a ‘political stunt’ – Miami Herald

CDC says passengers could be boarding cruise ships in US ports as soon as July – Miami Herald

Norwegian Cruise Line will require COVID-19 vaccine in bid to get cruises restarted – Miami Herald

Cruise lines want to restart. The CDC has just issued details on how they can do it. – Miami Herald

More male sex enhancement supplements are recalled because of unlisted ingredients – Miami Herald

Protein powder, cookie recalled for a potential ‘serious or life-threatening’ problem – Miami Herald

Having your eyes done normally does not leave scarring like a tummy tuck – Miami Herald

Ankle injuries from basketball may require surgery or casts and extensive rehab to heal – Miami Herald

Some COVID viruses share a concerning mutation. Now it’s cropping up in South Florida – Miami Herald

Sex pills recalled for having ingredients that could cause unintended consequences – Miami Herald


After traveling hundreds of miles for the first COVID-19 shot, can you get the second dose closer to home? Vaccine providers are divided. – Chicago Tribune

COVID-19 vaccinations are accelerating, forcing CEOs to plot a return to the office sooner than expected. ‘Yes, you can ask for proof.’ – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Teachers Union prepares for possible walkout Wednesday over reopening plans; high school staffs would refuse to work in person – Chicago Tribune

With vaccine authorization for young kids still months away, what should families who are partially vaccinated do? – Chicago Tribune

COVID-19 cases are up in more vaccinated parts of Chicago. One possible reason: People are dropping their guard. – Chicago Tribune

Stay-at-home order issued at University of Chicago as COVID-19 spikes; school eyes link to fraternity parties, cancels in-person classes – Chicago Tribune

The rush is now on to vaccinate Illinois college students before they leave campus for summer break. But will the shots be required for them to come back? – Chicago Tribune

Public health official says Cook County ‘will not hesitate to impose further COVID-19 restrictions if suburban case numbers don’t improve – Chicago Tribune

Daily COVID-19 cases, positivity rate in Illinois reach levels not seen since late January – Chicago Tribune

Teachers union wants to delay high school reopening, but Mayor Lori Lightfoot counters there’s ‘no basis’ for waiting despite rise in city COVID-19 cases – Chicago Tribune

Why are COVID-19 numbers heading up again? It could be that the public is following ‘recipe for a surge.’ – Chicago Tribune


How Long Do Covid-19 Vaccines Provide Immunity? – The Wall Street Journal

How Fitbit, Whoop and Other Gadgets Are Measuring Brain Activity, Glucose and Sleep – The Wall Street Journal

Regeneron Drug  Stops Symptomatic Covid-19 in Study – The Wall Street Journal

J&J Covid Vaccine Deliveries to Drop Sharply Next Week – The Wall Street Journal

AstraZeneca Vaccine Restrictions Pile Up, Complicating Shot Rollouts – The Wall Street Journal

Can the AstraZeneca Vaccine Cause Blood Clots? What You Need to Know – The Wall Street Journal

Startup Behind AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine Plans to File Publicy for U.S. IPO Within Days – The Wall Street Journal

Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine Production Pace to Increase at Catalent – The Wall Street Journal

Oxford Pauses Dosing in AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial in Children, Teenagers – The Wall Street Journal

Covid-19 Vaccine Developed by U.S. Army Begins Human Testing  – The Wall Street Journal

J&J’S Covid-19 Vaccine: How Effective Is the One-Dose Shot and What Else You Need to Know – The Wall Street Journal

New Long Covid Treatments Borrow From Brain Rehab Tactics – The Wall Street Journal

J&J Covid-19 Vaccine Emerges as Preferred Shot for Homeless – The Wall Street Journal

Experimental Immunoglobulin Covid-19 Therapies Fail Testing – The Wall Street Journal

J&J Starts Testing Covid-19 Vaccine in Adolescents – The Wall Street Journal

Moderna to Fill Covid-19 Vaccine Vials With More Doses – The Wall  Street Journal

FDA Probes Cause of Failed Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 Vaccine Batch – The Wall Street Journal

Pfizer’s Covid-19 Vaccine Is Still Highly Effective Six Months After Second Dose – The Wall Street Journal

FDA Authorizes First Covid-19 Tests for Repeat, at-Home Screening – The Wall Street Journal

J&J Says Covid-19 Vaccine Ingredient Batch Didn’t Meet Quality Standards – The Wall Street Journal


Parents, Stop Talking About the ‘Lost Year’ – The New York Times

To Speed Vaccination, Some Call for Delaying Second Shots – The New York Times

Why Mississippi Has Few Takers for 73,000 Covid Shots – The New York Times

At Last, Aid for Senior Nutrition That Offers More Than Crumbs – The New York Times

Has the Era of Overzealous Cleaning Finally Come to an End? – The New York Times

Excessive Drinking Rose During the Pandemic. Here Are Ways to Cut Back. – The New York Times

Surging Virus Has Michigan’s Democratic Governor at Loggerheads With Biden – The New York Times

Graduation ceremonies will be allowed in New York this spring, with restrictions. – The New York Times

The U.S. is nearing universal Covid-19 vaccine eligibility for adults. – The New York Times

Don’t Mistake Silent Endurance for Resilience – The New York Times

Don’t Take Your Head Out of the Clouds! – The New York Times

Review Your Social Media Etiquette – The New York Times

Blood Clots Linked to AstraZeneca Vaccine Stem From Rare Antibody Reaction – The New York Times

Vaccine Passports: What Are They, and Who Might Need One? – The New York Times

Vaccinated Mothers Are Trying to Give Babies Antibodies via Breast Milk – The New York Times

Online Scammers Have a New Offer for You: Vaccine Cards – The New York Times

Masks Off, Mahi Mahi On. Restaurant Workers Are in a Race for Vaccines – The New York Times

With Virus Origins Still Obscure, W.H.O. and Critics Look to Next Steps – The New York Times

‘There Was Nothing Anybody Could Do for These Patients.’ Now There Is. – The New York Times

Breast Cancer Centers Urge Early, Annual Scans, Countering U.S. Guidelines – The New York Times

Researchers Are Hatching a Low-Cost Coronavirus Vaccine – The New York Times

Virus Variants Threaten to Draw Out the Pandemic, Scientists Say – The New York Times

How to Nudge People Into Getting Tested for the Coronavirus – The New York Times

Top Official Warned That Covid Vaccine Plant Had to Be ‘Monitored Closely’ – The New York Times

When Patients Choose to End Their Lives – The New York Times

When an Estranged Relative Dies, Some Face Grief, Regret and Relief – The New York Times

Is the Second Dose Bad? If I Feel OK, Is It Working? Can I Take Tylenol? – The New York Times

C.D.C Says U.K. Variant Is Now Most Common in the U.S. – The New York Times

Most U.S. infections are now caused by a contagious new virus variant, the C.D.C says – The New York Times

Is ‘Femtech’ the Next Big Things in Health Care? – The New York Times

A Novel Effort to See How Poverty Affects Young Brains – The New York Times

Biden Moves Up Vaccine Eligibility Deadline for All Adults to April 19 – The New York Times

The Rising Politicization of Covid Vaccines – The New York Times

Likely Legal, ‘Vaccine Passports’ Emerge as the Next Coronavirus Divide – The New York Times

U.S. Bet Big on Covid Vaccine Manufacturer Even as Problems Mounted – The New York Times

White Evangelical Resistance Is Obstacle in Vaccination Effort – The New York Times

Salmonella Outbreak Is Linked to Wild Birds and Feeders, C.D.C. Says – The New York Times

Driving Less? Make Sure Your Car Hasn’t Deteriorated During Lockdown – The New York Times

U.S. Taps Johnson & Johnson to Run Troubled Vaccine Plant – The New York Times

The Latest Issue in Divorces: Who Gets the Embryos? – The New York Times

‘It Takes Time’: I.C.U. Workers Help Their Former Covid Patients Mend – The New York Times

Virus Surge in Michigan Is a ‘Gut Punch’ to Hopes of Pandemic’s End – The New York Times

Can Vaccinated People Spread the Virus? We Don’t Know, Scientists Say. – The New York Times

Science Plays the Long Game. But People Have Mental Health Issues Now. – The New York Times

Billions in New Obamacare Subsidies Are Now Available on – The New York Times

Can Wearing a Mask Reduce My Allergy Symptoms? – The New York Times

Baseball and Its Fans Are Back. Just Not Way, Way Back. – The New York Times

A decline in testing may be masking the spread of the virus in some states. – The New York Times

Biden Faces ‘a Very Precarious Point’ in the Coronavirus Response – The New York Times

Doctors Accuse UnitedHealthcare of Stifling Competition – The New York Times

As Nation Speeds to Vaccinate All, Maryland’s Path Shows Challenges Ahead – The New York Times

How to Spot Depression in Young Children – The New York Times

New Mexico Is Set to Legalize Recreational Marijuana – The New York Times

Enter the Age of the Vaccine Selfie – The New York Times

What the History of Pandemics Can Teach Us About Resilience – The New York Times

What You Need to Know About Your Vaccine Card – The New York Times


Here’s how the U.S. compares to other countries on the coronavirus pandemic – The Washington Post

Nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population is fully vaccinated. Many countries may not hit that target this year. – The Washington Post

Biden picks former New Jersey attorney general to lead DEA – The Washington Post

How to safely get an eye exam and buy glasses during the pandemic – The Washington Post

The Big Number: 14.1 million American 50 and older suffer osteoporosis – The Washington Post

A vaccine study in college students will help determine when it’s safe to take masks off – The Washington Post

Why covid arm and other post-vaccine rashes might actually be a ‘good thing’ – The Washington Post

Some mothers-to-be and doctors worry about exercise during pregnancy. But it’s really okay. – The Washington Post

Coronavirus vaccine technology is paving the way for a whole new approach to flu shots – The Washington Post

For immigrants, IDs prove to be a barrier to a dose of protection – The Washington Post

States have been slow to order allotted vaccine doses, spurring calls for new approach – The Washington Post

I’m vaccinated, but I’m really not ready to leave my pandemic cocoon – The Washington Post

In a change, patients can now read the clinical notes written by their physicians – The Washington Post

The complex, harrowing story of immigrants’ experiences with health care over the past 130 years – The Washington Post

Trump officials celebrated efforts to change CDC reports on coronavirus, emails show – The Washington Post

Rise of coronavirus variants will define the next phase of the pandemic in the U.S. – The Washington Post

Exfoliating isn’t necessary. But if you do it, follow the tips from these dermatologists. – The Washington Post

CDC ramps up scrutiny of rare post-vaccination ‘breakthrough infections’ – The Washington Post

Stress on the front lines of covid-19 – The Washington Post

Michigan is the new coronavirus hot spot. The U.K. variant is partly to blame. – The Washington Post

Fully vaccinated people are at low-risk from travel, CDC says – The Washington Post

Supporters tout anti-parasite drug as covid-19 treatment, but skeptics call it the ‘new hydroxychloroquine’ – The Washington Post

Vaccine conversations can be messy. Here’s how to talk about the shots. – The Washington Post

‘A moment of peril’: Biden sees infections climb on his watch – The Washington Post

Are youth sports an engine of B.1.1.7 outbreaks? – The Washington Post

Should health-care workers be required to get coronavirus shots? Companies grapple with mandates – The Washington Post

Are potatoes good or bad for you? – The Washington Post

The Big Number: For pregnant women, gestational hypertension increases risk of later-life heart disease – The Washington Post

Are we entering a ‘fourth wave’ of the pandemic? Experts disagree. – The Washington Post

How Wisconsin turned around its lagging vaccination program — and buoyed a Biden health pick – The Washington Post

How the able-bodied can do better with disabled neighbors like me – The Washington Post

Diane Rehm tackles ‘death with dignity’ again, this time in a new documentary – The Washington Post

A new treatment may halt cluster headaches. But some say psychedelic drugs are the real answer. – The Washington Post

As telehealth visits become more common, here are ways you can make the most of your consultation – The Washington Post

As coronavirus infections and vaccinations surge, hope collides with dread – The Washington Post

Fully vaccinated people are at low-risk from travel, CDC says – The Washington Post

Dreading post-pandemic crowds and social situations? Exposure therapy can help. – The Washington Post

Silk pillowcases may provide some hair and skin benefits, but they’re not miracle workers – The Washington Post

Pandemic habits: How to hang on to the good ones and get rid of the bad – The Washington Post

Some of America’s wealthiest hospital systems ended up even richer, thanks to federal bailouts – The Washington Post

Biden wants more seniors to get care at home instead of in a nursing facility – The Washington Post

A high-schooler wanted infection-detecting sutures to be more accessible. She used beets. – The Washington Post

‘We can do this’: Biden unveils pro-vaccine TV ads, network of grass-roots leaders to push shots – The Washington Post

Is it covid or just allergies? Your questions about symptoms and vaccines, answered. – The Washington Post