Health News August 2020

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Is It Safe To Get On The Bus (Or Subway)? – NPR

Another COVID-19 Medical Mystery: Patients Come Off Ventilator But Linger In A Coma – NPR

Why The Coronavirus Is So ‘Superspready’ – NPR

From Southern Hemisphere, Hints That U.S. May Be Spared Flu On Top Of COVID-19 – NPR

How Many Coronavirus Cases Are Happening In Schools? This Tracker Keeps Count – NPR

A Young Athlete’s Breathing Problems Weren’t Asthma. What Were They? – NPR

As We Return To Work And School During The Pandemic, Can The Air Inside Be Kept Safe? – NPR

How To Tell A Real COVID-19 Contact Tracer’s Call From A Scammer’s – NPR

So Do Lots Of People Get COVID-19 From Flying? – NPR

Day Care, Grandparent, Pod Or Nanny? How To Manage The Risks Of Pandemic Child Care – NPR

How The ‘Lost Art’ Of Breathing Can Impact Sleep And Resilience – NPR

Staying Strong During Lockdowns Means Reaching Out — And Working Your Mind, Too – NPR

Bars Are Reopening In Some Places And Closing In Others. If You Go, Know The Risks – NPR

How Bars Are Fueling COVID-19 Outbreaks – NPR

Can Air Conditioners Spread COVID-19? – NPR

14 States Make Contact Tracing Data Public. Here’s What They’re Learning – NPR

Secret Gyms And The Economics Of Prohibition – NPR

Now Is The Time To Start Biking – NPR

Dear World, You’re Not Going To Have The Year You Thought You’d Have – NPR

How Should I Cover My Face? A Deeper Look Into Neck Gaiters And Face Shields – NPR

Getting A Coronavirus Test To Make Visiting Family Safe? Not So Fast – NPR

Can An Airline Put You On a No-Fly List For Refusing To Mask Up? – NPR

The Special Sauce That Makes Some Vaccines Work – NPR

300,000 Deaths By December? 9 Takeaways From The Newest COVID-19 Projections – NPR

COVID-19 Etiquette: 6 Common Conundrums (And A Printable Pocket Guide) – NPR

2020 Flu Shot Strategy: Get Yours Early In The Season – NPR

How Safe Is Your School’s Reopening Plan? Here’s What To Look For – NPR


A New Study Suggests COVID-19 Reinfection Is Possible. Here’s What to Know – TIME

COVID-19 Is Transmitted Through Aerosols. We Have Enough Evidence, Now It Is Time to Act – TIME

How to Make Homemade Face Masks More Effective–and How to Wear Them Right – TIME

Syringe Services Struggle to Provide Care to Those Battling Drug Addiction Amid COVID-19 – TIME

COVID-19 Is Prompting Wealthy People to Move Out of Cities. The Plague Had the Same Effect Hundreds of Years Ago – TIME

What to Know About COVID-19 Tests, from PCR to Antigen to Antibody – TIME

You Might Not Catch Coronavirus On an Airplane. But Air Travel Is Still Probably Spreading COVID-19 – TIME

Watch: A New York City Doctor Warns of COVID-19’s Long-Term Effects – TIME

Some COVID-19 Patients Report ‘Long Haul’ Symptoms. Nobody Knows Exactly How to Treat Them – TIME

After 102 Days COVID-Free, New Zealand’s Resurgence Highlights the Difficulties of Returning to Normal Life – TIME

Struggling to Focus? How to Improve Your Attention Span When ‘the World Is Sick’ – TIME

Why the U.S. Is Losing the War on COVID-19 – TIME

How Music Could Become a Crucial Part of Your Sleep Hygiene – TIME

‘It’s The Hunger Games for Laboratories.’ Why Some People Are Waiting Weeks for Their COVID-19 Test Results – TIME

Falling Coronavirus Testing Numbers Obscures the Reality of the U.S. Pandemic – TIME

Scientists Are Learning to Read — and Change — Your Nightmares – TIME

We Need to Take Care of the Growing Number of Long-Term COVID-19 Patients – TIME

TSA Is Finding Guns in Passengers’ Carry-Ons at 3 Times the Usual Rate Amid Massive Drop in Air Travel – TIME

Trump’s Executive Order About U.S.-Made Drugs May Not Enhance Public Safety the Way It Should – TIME

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in U.S. Kids Rose by 90% in About 4 Weeks This Summer, Bringing the Total to Over 380,000 – TIME

The World Records Its 20 Millionth Case of COVID-19 – TIME

Tech Companies Are Transforming People’s Bedrooms Into ‘Virtual Hospitals.’ Will It Last Post-COVID? – TIME

How COVID-19 Changed Everything About the 2020 Election – TIME

5 Million People in the U.S. Have Tested Positive for COVID-19 as Surges Continue – TIME

COVID -19 Isn’t the First Pandemic to Affect Minority Populations Differently. Here’s What We Can Learn From the 1918 Flu – TIME

Europe Is Near the Brink of a Second Wave of COVID-19. Will Its New Containment Strategy Work? – TIME

Individual Circadian Clocks Might Be the Next Frontier of Personalized Medicine – TIME

Here’s What Trump Got Wrong About America’s COVID-19 Death Rate – TIME

‘A Rinsing of the Brain.’ New Research Shows How Sleep Could Ward Off Alzheimer’s Disease – TIME

AFM, a Biennial Polio-Like Viral Illness, Is Expected to Hit the U.S. in 2020 – TIME

Coronavirus is Placing College Sports on Hold, Putting Students, University Budgets, and Entire Towns at Risk – TIME

These Scientists Are Sewer-Diving in an Attempt to Detect Silent COVID-19 Outbreaks – TIME

What We Don’t Know About COVID-19 Can Hurt Us – TIME


Dementia underlying cause in 3 times more deaths in U.S. than currently reported, study concludes – Fox News

These countries have never reported a coronavirus case – Fox News

AstraZeneca begins trial for coronavirus antibody treatment – Fox News

Antisocial traits linked to lower coronavirus safety adherence, researchers say – Fox News

Camp claims zero coronavirus cases among its 450 campers and staff this summer – Fox News

Live coronavirus found on meat, seafood weeks later, researchers say – Fox News

Blood pressure medication may reduce coronavirus-related deaths, severity of illness: study – Fox News

CDC drops 14-day self-quarantine recommendation for out-of-state, international travelers – Fox News

Coronavirus survivors plagued by long-term ailments – Fox News

Risks grow for special ed students as remote classes stretch into new school year –  Fox News

Coronavirus patients also deal with feelings of guilt, fear of spreading the disease – Fox News

Birx says ‘revolutionary’ coronavirus data system underway, expects CDC to regain control – Fox News

Singing and speaking produce similar numbers of airborne particles, but mass grows with volume, study says – Fox News

Disinfecting with UVC lamps may not be effective and potentially harmful, FDA says – Fox News

Can neck gaiters reduce coronavirus droplet spread? Experts weigh in – Fox News

Coronavirus deaths should drop next week, but flu may cause ‘complicated winter,’ CDC director says – Fox News

Hasbro recalls 52,000 super-powered water guns sold at Target – Fox News

Millions of teens want to quit vaping, study finds – Fox News

Temperature checks for coronavirus detection useful, but limited, officials say – Fox News

Mutated form of coronavirus may be more contagious, but less deadly, experts say – Fox News

How will office life be different in a pandemic? – Fox News

Coronavirus-tracing apps turn to college campuses for ‘early adopters’ – Fox News

Foggy glasses, ‘maskne’ fixed with these simple tips – Fox News

Significant weight loss has same metabolic effects on diabetics from surgery or diet alone, study finds – Fox News

Massachusetts mandates flu vaccine for all students — with a few exemptions – Fox News

Honey outperforms antibiotics for cough, cold symptoms, study says – Fox News

Asymptomatic kids may be more contagious than severely ill adults, new study finds – Fox News

Amid rising sexually transmitted diseases, officials say more sex health counseling needed – Fox News

Health misinformation on Facebook viewed nearly 3.8B times in last year – Fox News

Urinals may spread coronavirus, study finds – Fox News

New tumor gene test can help predict survival for advanced ovarian cancers: study – Fox News

Odds of catching coronavirus on plane relatively small, study finds – Fox News

PA dogs train to sniff out coronavirus – Fox News

Bill Gates: Coronavirus crisis continues — but don’t forget malaria – Fox News

WHO stresses importance of getting flu shot this year – Fox News

Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to 47 states, more than 100 hospitalized: CDC – Fox News

Dr. Marc Siegal agrees college students safer on campuses: ‘It’s a built-in quarantine situation’ – Fox News

Coffee may protect your liver, new study suggests – Fox News

Mandated coronavirus vaccination in US unlikely, Fauci says – Fox News

Bill Gates: US fumbled coronavirus response because ‘we believe in freedom’ – Fox News

Coronavirus pandemic creates ‘perfect storm’ for addiction in United States – Fox News

Coronavirus outcomes improved by heartburn drug famotidine, according to study – Fox News

Black babies see higher odds of survival with Black doctors’ care: study – Fox News

Are coronavirus rapid tests accurate? – Fox News

Acupuncture could help coronavirus patients, study says – Fox News

Poop transplant cures man’s ‘drunkenness disease’ – Fox News

Risk of coronavirus-related death is higher in obese men and young people, study shows – Fox News

Walgreens offering flu vaccines amid coronavirus pandemic – Fox News

Plastics found in samples of popularly consumed seafood, study finds – Fox News

Prevent depression with ‘social connection,’ researchers say – Fox News

CDC says number, rate of coronavirus cases in children rising – Fox News

Are you protected from coronavirus if you’ve battled the common cold? – Fox News

Coronavirus hasn’t devastated the homeless population as many feared – Fox News

CDC: New Mexico has highest rate for alcohol-related deaths – Fox News

Yale’s rapid COVID-19 saliva test receives FDA emergency use authorization – Fox News

Zoom users flock to cosmetic surgeons amid COVID-19 pandemic – Fox News

Florida kicks off high school football despite doctors’ coronavirus warnings – Fox News

CDC launches ‘Hear Her’ campaign to stop pregnancy-related deaths – Fox News

N95 and KN95 masks: What’s the difference? – Fox News

Coronavirus antibody study finds 3.4 million infections in England – Fox News

Coronavirus-linked heart condition becomes growing concern for NCAA athletes – Fox News

Coronavirus and 1918 flu pandemic belong in same conversation, says ER doctor – Fox News

People ‘should not fear’ coronavirus spread from food, food packaging, WHO says – Fox News

These are the COVID symptoms you’ll likely get first, scientists find – Fox News

Coronavirus tracing apps launching in 3 more states – Fox News

Intense workouts can stress immune system, heighten risk of respiratory illnesses, coronavirus: study – Fox News

Serafin Fishery recalls salmon, whitefish dip over allergy concerns – Fox News

Coronavirus quarantine centers seem effective — but remain a tough sell – Fox News

Suicidal thoughts in US adults nearly doubled in June, CDC says – Fox News

Coronavirus-related rumors, myths may have killed hundreds of people: study – Fox News

Is it safe to drink from a fountain during the coronavirus pandemic? – Fox News

Targeted lung cancer treatments help reduce death rates: study – Fox News

Neglecting coronavirus safety measures could lead to ‘worst fall ever,’ CDC director warns – Fox News

Two coronavirus patients in China test positive for virus months after recovering – Fox News

Coronavirus testing delays drop at large diagnostics company – Fox News

Children with special needs experiencing ‘regression’ from lockdowns, says Rachel Campos-Duffy – Fox News

Swapping red meat for plant protein may lower some cardiovascular risks, study finds – Fox News

200,000 pounds of meat, poultry products recalled over undeclared allergens – Fox News

Doctors find hypothermia can help get coronavirus patients off ventilators – Fox News

Antiviral nasal spray may fight coronavirus, study finds – Fox News

Coronavirus traveled much farther than 6 feet in hospital room study – Fox News

Companies test antibody drugs to treat, prevent COVID-19 – Fox News

FDA, Red Cross urge coronavirus survivors to donate plasma as demand increases – Fox News

Amid coronavirus, avoid nonessential dental care, WHO says – Fox News

Coronavirus infection 5 times more likely among youth who vape, study finds – Fox News

New tick and mosquito repellent will help protect humans and pets, CDC says – Fox News

Cases of dog biting children ‘surge’ during COVID-19, study shows – Fox News

University removes coronavirus sex advice after tips ‘ridiculed’ online – Fox News

Coronavirus discovered on frozen seafood packaging in China: report – Fox News

11% of coronavirus patients who lose sense of taste, smell, may suffer long term: ‘May become a chronic issue’ – Fox News

Why do we develop lifelong immunity to some diseases, but not others? – Fox News

Is it safe to ride public transit during the coronavirus pandemic? – Fox News

Coronavirus cases linked to overnight Michigan camp continue to rise – Fox  News

California coronavirus patient receives drug combo part of global trial: ‘We are looking for the golden ticket’ – Fox News

Blood test may determine coronavirus patients’ severity of illness, risk of death: study – Fox News

Coronavirus: Could your body already have cells that recognize and fight it? – Fox News

Avoid wearing coronavirus face masks with vents, valves, CDC says in updated guidance – Fox News

The most and least effective coronavirus face masks, according to new study – Fox News

Texas sees highest 7-day coronavirus positivity rate: ER doctor says ‘we’re not seeing signs’ of surge ending – Fox News

Rare coronavirus-linked syndrome affects 11 children in Washington state: officials – Fox  News

New York’s largest hospital network had to buy garden hoses to fix ventilators: book – Fox News

Coronavirus Task Force’s Dr. Birx tells 9 cities ‘get on top of it’ as positive cases rise – Fox News

American Cancer Society’s new cervical cancer screening guidelines spark disagreement among physicians – Fox News

Why coronavirus occurs less in children than adults, according to new study – Fox News

Patients at high risk for coronavirus should watch out for this common liver condition, doctor warns – Fox News

Parasitic infection outbreak in Texas sickens 82 people – Fox News

Why some people may not need 8 hours of sleep, according to a new report – Fox News

‘Mask mouth’: Dentists coin new term for smelly side effect of wearing a mask – Fox  News

Relocating during the coronavirus pandemic? Beware of mold, experts warn – Fox News

State Department lifts Global Level 4 Health Advisory, easing recommendations for international travel – Fox News

Evidence of coronavirus-related skin lesions, discoloration, rash supported by new study, researchers say – Fox News

Man with coronavirus wakes from coma to learn COVID-19 killed his family – Fox News

USDA issues public health alert, warns of products containing recalled onions linked to salmonella outbreak – Fox News

Amid coronavirus, more than a third of US adults are using cleaning products incorrectly: CDC study – Fox News

CDC warns against drinking hand sanitizer after poisonings, deaths – Fox News

Norwegian cruise ship sees coronavirus cases rise to 53, officials say – Fox News

Fauci says coronavirus vaccine doses could arrive in early 2021; claims no WH speed-up pressure – Fox News

California underreporting coronavirus cases due to technical issues: report – Fox News

Vitamin D may not help depression in middle-aged and older adults: study – Fox News

Potential COVID-19 vaccine would protect obese adult less – Fox News

Tapeworm drug heading into coronavirus human trials, company says – Fox News

Hand sanitizer poisoning during coronavirus surges, calls to poison control up 70% – Fox News

Can you contract the coronavirus from secondhand smoke? – Fox News

Global coronavirus uptick sparked by youth going clubbing, visiting beaches: report – Fox News

Hair loss may be a coronavirus symptoms, study finds – Fox News

Coronavirus or West Nile? CDC reports 17 cases of mosquito disease that present symptoms similarly to COVID-19 – Fox News

Wearing gloves during coronavirus pandemic? Don’t bother, says Cleveland Clinic – Fox News

‘No silver bullet’ against coronavirus, warns World Health Organization chief – Fox News

Health care workers with coronavirus grapple with emotional toll of disease: ‘There is a sense of helplessness’ – Fox News

Coronavirus patients using unique physical therapy treatment to breathe easier during recovery – Fox News

Hundreds infected with coronavirus at Georgia camp, raising fears about risk for children – Fox News

Amid coronavirus, Alaska sees surge in syphillis cases – Fox News

Botox injections may reduce depression, study finds – Fox News

Young children with coronavirus may carry 10 to 100 times more of virus than adults: study – Fox News

Start cervical cancer screening at age 25, not 21 American Cancer Soceity says in update – Fox News

2nd US virus surge hits plateau, but few experts celebrate – Fox News


Scarce coronavirus vaccine should go to frontline health workers first, report suggests – CNN

The time has come for all schools to require the flu shot – CNN

While nationwide surge may be slowing, officials warn of troubling Covid-19 signs across US heartland – CNN

Hong Kong man ‘first case’ documented of getting coronavirus twice, researchers say – CNN

Children born at high altitudes may be stunted in growth and development, study finds – CNN

Celebrity moms and limits of the postpartum depression ‘reveal’ – CNN

Inside China’s new lab conducting late-stage vaccine trials – CNN

Dr. Gupta breaks down the effects of convalescent plasma – CNN

WHO: Kids 5 and under should not have to wear masks – CNN

In a global pandemic, it’s a good year to get a flu shot – CNN

Safely ramp up exercise intensity: How to reboot your workout routine – CNN

Coronavirus hasn’t stopped groups from gathering, but it has led to grim consequences – CNN

Nearly 70,000 lives could be saved in the next 3 months if more Americans wore masks, researchers say – CNN

A silver lining to the pandemic: At-home care helps patients detect life-threatening illnesses – CNN

How to shop, cook and eat to fight climate change – CNN

Caffeine not safe during pregnancy, new study says – CNN

‘Anxiety’ searches spiked early in pandemic – CNN

Covid-19 vaccine trials have been slow to recruit Black and Latino people — and that could delay a vaccine – CNN

Faster test results and ‘robust’ immune response may offer hope of curbing the pandemic, experts say – CNN

Outdoor classes are safer. How can teachers make it happen? – CNN

You’re feeling all the feelings. Here is how to feel them – CNN

Sour beer: The chemistry behind this wondrously complex craft brew – CNN

Your smartphone may be able to tell you when you’re drunk – CNN

White House focus on oleandrin treatment for coronavirus would be ‘nonsense,’ experts say – CNN

Immunity studies provide ‘a bit of blue sky’ about protection from Covid-19, experts say – CNN

How coronavirus may affect the US election – CNN

Birx says she wishes US started with lockdown like Italy – CNN

Researchers hope this old-fashioned treatment will work for coronavirus – CNN

Study finds racial and ethnic disparities in Covid-19 hospitalizations – CNN

High BPA levels linked to 49% greater risk of death with 10 years – CNN

Bike to better health: Reboot your workout routine – CNN

How to make peace with grandparents – CNN

Is it safe to send kids to school or daycare? 10 health experts weigh in – CNN

Adults may not be the only Covd ‘long haulers.’ Some kids still have symptoms, months after falling ill – CNN

New saliva-based Covid-19 test could be a fast and cheap ‘game changer’ – CNN

1 in 4 young people are reporting suicidal thoughts. Here’s how to help – CNN

Pandemic denial: Why some people can’t accept Covid-19’s realities – CNN

Get moving faster with cardio: How to reboot your workout routine – CNN

US averaging over 50,000 Covid-19 cases per day – CNN

Trump official on Covid-19 testing: We have done all we can – CNN

Are you immune to Covid-19 for three months after recovering? It’s not clear – CNN

Any attempt to get coronavirus herd immunity would lead to massive death tolls, Fauci warns – CNN

States are calling racism a public health crisis. Here’s what that means – CNN

NCAA head doctor warns of ‘troubled waters’ as leagues weigh whether to play fall sports – CNN

With major delays in Covid-19 testing, AMA and other medical groups push for testing priority guidelines – CNN

Newborn’s fat mass associated with obesity as a preschooler – CNN

This school reopened and 1 child infected 25 teachers – CNN

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Why I am not sending my kids back to school – CNN

Russia’s unproven Covid-19 vaccine will be available to other countries by November, funder says. But safety concerns remain – CNN

Pregnant and the pandemic: The highs and lows – CNN

Try this 5-minute yoga routine before bedtime – CNN

How to recognize Covid-19 symptoms in children, based on pediatrician’s advice – CNN

Over 900 health care workers have died from coronavirus. A new database tells their stories – CNN

US has averaged over 1,000 coronavirus deaths per day for 16 straight days – CNN

There has been a 90% increase in Covid-19 cases in US children in the last four weeks, report says – CNN

Moderna’s clinical trial numbers show there’s ‘no way’ Trump can have a vaccine by Election Day – CNN

Adults may not be the only Covid ‘long haulers.’ Some kids still have symptoms, months after falling ill – CNN

US government strikes $1.525 billion deal with Moderna for 100 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine – CNN

Previous vaccines and masks may hold down Covid-19, some researchers say – CNN

NIH chief says politically motivated approval of coronavirus vaccine ‘cannot happen’ – CNN

Reopening schools and virtual learning: Experts offer valuable insight – CNN

Lawmakers urge the FDA to temporarily clear e-cigarettes from market amid Covid pandemic. Here’s why – CNN

Florida’s Covid-19 cases in children have increased 137% in past month – CNN

Not just for tomboys (and their parents): Kids and gender roles – CNN

Tea, milk and other drinks to help you sleep (and some that will hurt) – CNN

Global coronavirus cases hit 20 million. Here’s how we got here – CNN

FDA won’t ‘cut corners’ to approve a Covid-19 vaccine, commissioner says – CNN

Covid-19 misinformation is spreading in 25 different languages, leading to deaths and injuries, study finds – CNN

Covid-19 relief fund allocation may shortchange Black communities, new research suggests – CNN

These 3 Covid-19 vaccines have been in the news. Here’s what you need to know about them – CNN

Marijuana use during pregnancy linked to autism in babies – CNN

 This is what distance learning should look like – CNN

Thunderstorms can trigger asthma attacks – CNN

Get moving faster with cardio: How to reboot your workout routine – CNN

Grief from Covid-19 death: Toll on bereaved family members runs deep, study says – CNN

Covid-19 is more widespread than ever in the US, even hitting Americans living on islands – CNN

CDC warns parents to be on lookout for acute flaccid myelitis in children – CNN

US launches advanced trials of antibody treatment for Covid-19 patients – CNN

Vitamin D doesn’t prevent depression in older adults, large study finds – CNN

The eerie similarities between the anti-mask and the anti-vax – CNN

10 ways sleep can change your life – CNN

Jails can spread coronavirus to nearby communities, study finds – CNN

Trump brings his own charts to interview on Covid-19 deaths – CNN

US death toll climbs as Trump claims coronavirus under control – CNN

Dinosaur diagnosed with cancer that afflicts humans today – CNN

Penis microbes may contribute to a common yet serious vaginal infection, study finds – CNN

90-minute tests that detect Covid-19 and other viruses to be rolled out in UK – CNN

K-12 schools and colleges can reopen, but safety should come first, Fauci says – CNN

Covid testing and contact tracing key for safely reopening schools, two new studies suggest – CNN

You’ve ‘got milk.’ Whether it’s good for you depends – CNN

Your hair knows what you eat, study finds – CNN

Growing up in a violent environment is likely to lead to accelerated aging and disease risk, new review of studies shows – CNN


Domestic violence rose during lockdowns–and injuries are dramatically more severe, study finds – Los Angeles Times

Pharmacists can give childhood vaccinations, U.S. officials say – Los Angeles Times

What tiny air bubbles are teaching doctors about how COVID-19 damages the lungs – Los Angeles Times

Researchers show that COVID-19 reacial disparities aren’t inevitable – Los Angeles Times

India’s coronavirus cases jump from 2 million to 3 million in less than three weeks – Los Angeles Times

Thanks to Trump, the FDA just had the worst day in its history – Los Angeles Times

WHO cautions that plasma treatment for COVID-19 is still experimental – Los Angeles Times

Scotland’s handling of the coronavirus puts independence back on the agenda – Los Angeles Times

Dozens of coronavirus infections traced back to Sturgis Rally – Los Angeles Times

The false, lethal promise of ‘warp speed’ science – Los Angeles Times

Billboards that follow you? It’s not sci-fi. They’re already here – Los Angeles Times

Intimate partner violence rose dramatically after COVID-19 lockdown began – Los Angeles Times

Nursing-home coronavirus cases up nearly 80% in worrisome rebound, report says – Los Angeles Times

As California clears backlog of COVID-19 cases, deaths hit a low for the month – Los Angeles Times

Universities scramble to deal with coronavirus outbreaks – Los Angeles Times

Faulty thermometers, untrained screeners may have let COVID-19 into prisons, watchdog says – Los Angeles Times

Trump and Biden offer starkly different visions of U.S. healthcare – Los Angeles Times

Low-wage workers face retaliation for demanding COVID-19 safety measures at work – Los Angeles Times

Less sex, more insecurity — a pandemic baby bust is coming – Los Angeles Times

San Quentin’s coronavirus outbreak shows why ‘herd immunity’ could mean disaster – Los Angeles Times

How scientists revived an old-school treatment for a 21st century pandemic – Los Angeles Times

Politics, not necessarily science, seen as key driver of Russian vaccine claim – Los Angeles Times

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, people with diabetes struggle to get insulin – Los Angeles Times

Coronavirus cases emerge again in New Zealand after 102 days with no local spread – Los Angeles Times

Global coronavirus cases top 20 million, doubling in 45 days – Los Angeles Times

Coronavirus surging among children, teenagers in California – Los Angeles Times

Rate of firearms found in flight carry-ons has tripled amid pandemic – Los Angeles Times

COVID-19 racial disparities extend to kids, U.S. reports show – Los Angeles Times

Thousands of families perform DIY tests for coronavirus science – Los Angeles Times

Russia’s race for COVID-19 vaccine raises concerns at home and abroad – Los Angeles Times

The next virus pandemic is not far away — unless humans change the way they live – Los Angeles Times

Coronavirus infects more than 40 on Norwegian cruise ship as company admits mistakes – Los Angeles Times

California is still showing how to make Obamacare work, even with COVID-19 – Los Angeles Times

Child care has been safe during the pandemic. That could be a good sign for schools – Los Angeles Times

Coronavirus surge slowing in California, but don’t expect a repeat of reopening fever – Los Angeles Times

People live longer in blue states than red; new study points to impact of state policies – Los Angeles Times

California’s coronavirus test result data may be flawed, says top health official – Los Angeles Times


COVID-19 turned their Miami Springs nursing home into a death trap. The virus killed 52. – Miami Herald

Calling a quitline for the first time – Miami Herald

Yes, you can have bags under your eyes in your 20s. Here’s what to do about them – Miami Herald

Playing tennis in summer heat requires extra hydration to avoid cramping – Miami Herald

We’ll Drink to That: Rebirth Elixirs May Be the Cure to Your 2020 Blues – Miami Herald

More toxic hand sanitizer recalls (at Dollar Tree, Family Dollar) and Do Not Use updates – Miami Herald

What’s slowing Miami’s COVID spread? Partial ‘herd immunity’ may play a part – Miami Herald

FHSAA votes to allow fall high school sports — including football — to start Aug. 24 – Miami Herald

Love your java? Benefits of coffee are detailed in new study, including mental boost – Miami Herald

Acne scrubs can make your breakouts worse. Here’s what to do instead – Miami Herald

Employees need masks even for at-home Zoom calls, Wisconsin agency says. Here’s why – Miami Herald

Symptom checks and COVID screenings: Here’s what DeSantis’ order means for restaurants – Miami Herald

Meeting time? Strategies for improving your Zoom-call appearance – Miami Herald

Tough times call for new perspectives. Start the week with useful tips for “hacking” your way to happiness – Miami Herald

Four new Dengue fever cases have been confirmed in the Florida Keys – Miami Herald

COVID-19 testing sites in South Florida reopen now that Isaias has passed by the area – Miami Herald


New state mask mandate issued for restaurants and bars; 1,680 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, 29 additional deaths – Chicago Tribune

A COVID-19 vaccine still hasn’t emerged — but some are already wary of it – Chicago Tribune

With late summer cases stubbornly high, Illinois faces a ‘perfect storm’ of COVID-19 risk this fall, researcher says – Chicago Tribune

Norte Dame had to suspend classes days into the term as COVID-19 cases surged. Is that a cautionary tale for other college campuses trying to reopen? – Chicago Tribune

The COVID-19 crisis truly won’t end until we have a vaccine — here’s a rundown of our current efforts and how long it might take – Chicago Tribune

University of Illinois Hospital nurses authorize strike – Chicago Tribune

College athletes may have more leverage than ever — but how will they sustain that momentum when so many aren’t playing? ‘We’re definitely in the beginning phase of a complete switch of power.’ – Chicago Tribune

Remote work can continue forever, consulting firm Sikich tells employees as it shifts to micro offices – Chicago Tribune

S&P 500 closes at a record, erasing last of pandemic losses – Chicago Tribune

Can little kids really social distance? Lessons from child care centers that have stayed open during the pandemic, and why it might not work in schools – Chicago Tribune

What’s the link between myocarditis and COVID-19? A look at the rare heart condition has the college football season in jeopardy. – Chicago Tribune

Colleges pressing on with fall sports during COVID-19 feels like ‘we have hit the iceberg and we’re (deciding) what time the band plays’ – Chicago Tribune

‘Nine times out of 10, I was completely brushed off’: Black Chicagoans confront bias in health care, hope for change – Chicago Tribune

Big Ten postpones the 2020 football season — becoming the first Power Five conference to suspend fall sports – Chicago Tribune

Trump bypasses Congress and signs executive orders on $400-a-week unemployment benefit, deferral of payroll tax, federal student loans – Chicago Tribune

‘Kids do best when they know what’s coming’: How parents can navigate back-to-school anxiety, whether students are in class or learning remotely – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Public Schools expected to announce all-remote learning as Chicago Teachers Union plans to convene its governing body next week: sources – Chicago Tribune

State Farm gave big credits to drivers during the pandemic. Customers of Allstate, Geico and other insurers are now suing for larger premium cuts. – Chicago Tribune

How the state will manage any outbreaks, in 3 charts – Chicago Tribune

1,471 new known COVID-19 cases and 19 more deaths reported as sources say CPS expected to announce all-remote learning plan – Chicago Tribune


New Thinking on Covid Lockdowns: They’re Overly Blunt and Costly – The Wall Street Journal

Why Are There Still Not Enough Paper Towels? – The Wall Street Journal

What Derailed America’s Covid Testing: Three Lost Weeks – The Wall Street Journal

Positive Drug Tests Among U.S. Workers Reach Highest Level in 16 Years – The Wall Street Journal

FDA Officials Reject Claims That Convalescent Plasma Decision Was Politicized – The Wall Street Journal

Pandemic Drives Patients — and Deal Makers — to Telemedicine – The Wall Street Journal

As Child Covid Cases Rise, Doctors Watch for Potential Long-Term Effects – The Wall Street Journal

What Is Covid-19 Convalescent Plasma? – The Wall Street Journal

Antibody Drugs Aim to Fill Covid-19 Treatment Gap – The Wall Street Journal

FDA’s Authority to Regulate Lab Tests Is Curtailed – The Wall Street Journal

Billions in Federal Covid-19 Testing Funds Still Unspent – The Wall Street Journal

Covid-19 Data Will Once Again Be Collected by CDC, in Policy Reversal – The Wall Street Journal

Silicon Valley and Wall Street Elites Pour Money Into Psychedelic Research – The Wall Street Journal

As Covid-19 Symptoms Linger, Demand for Specialized Clinics Surges – The Wall Street Journal

Johnson & Johnson to Buy Momenta Pharmaceuticals for $6.5 Billion – The Wall Street Journal

Regeneron Enlists Swiss Rival to Help Make Covid-19 Drug – The Wall Street Journal

China’s CDC, Built to Stop Pandemics Like Covid, Stumbled When It Mattered Most – The Wall Street Journal

A Deadly Coronavirus Was Inevitable. Why Was No One Ready? – The Wall Street Journal

Minorities Are Disproportionately Dying From Covid-19 at a Younger Age – The Wall Street Journal

Men Urged to Limit Alcohol to One Drink a Day Amid New Concerns – The Wall Street Journal

Sanofi to Buy U.S. Developer of Multiple Sclerosis Treatment – The Wall Street Journal

How to Help Kids Manage Back-to-Schol Anxiety in the Covid Era – The Wall Street Journal

Covid-19 Deaths Skew Younger Among Minorities – The Wall Street Journal

McKesson Tapped to Distribute Coronavirus Vaccines in U.S. – The Wall Street Journal

Novavax, J&J Ink Covid-19 Vaccine Deals With U.K. – The Wall Street Journal

Covid-19 Vaccines Won’t Come With Co-Pays, U.S. Health Official Says – The Wall Street Journal

Trumps Adds Coronavirus Adviser Whose Views Closely Align With His Own – The Wall Street Journal

Why Health Experts Are Worried About Russia’s Covid-19 Vaccine – The Wall Street Journal

Why Is It Hard to Get a Rapid Covid-19 Test? Machines Are Scarce – The Wall Street Journal

Rapid-Response Covid-19 Test Makers Face Outsize Demand – The Wall Street Journal

Covid-19 Data Reporting System Gets Off to Rocky Start – The Wall Street Journal

More Young Adults Are Suffering From Depression Amid Coronavirus – The Wall Street Journal

To Fight Covid-19, What Should College Students Pack? – The Wall Street Journal

Face Masks Really Do Matter.  The Scientific Evidence Is Growing. – The Wall Street Journal

This Doctor Understands Her Long-Term Covid Patients — She’s Been One Herself – The Wall Street Journal

Virus Turmoil Raises Depression Risks in Young Adults – The Wall Street Journal

Doctors, Community Groups Struggle to Tackle Covid-19 Racial Disparities – The Wall Street Journal

Latest Research Points to Children Carrying Transmitting Coronavirus – The Wall Street Journal

How to Reduce Coronavirus Risk on the Beach – The Wall Street Journal

Nursing Home Deaths Are Rising Again, Federal Data Show – The Wall Street Journal

Gilead Inks Deal to Boost Production of Covid-19 Drug Remdesivir – The Wall Street Journal

Gates Foundation Teams Up With Vaccine Maker to Produce $3 Covid-19 Shots – The Wall Street Journal

Who Should Pay for Covid-19 Testing in the Workplace? – The Wall Street Journal

AstraZeneca Strikes Deal to Produce Covid-19 Vaccine for China – The Wall Street Journal

Early Coronavirus Vaccine Supplies Likely Won’t Be Enough for Everyone at High Risk – The Wall Street Journal

Covid-19 Vaccine Trials Have a Problem: Minority Groups Don’t Trust Them – The Wall Street Journal

Covid-19 Vaccine Makers Signal Prices – The Wall Street Journal

Convalescent Plasma Reduced Death Rate Among Covid-19 Patients, Study Data Signals – The Wall Street Journal

How to Offer Unsolicited Advice Without Being Annoying – The Wall Street Journal

Covid-19 Researchers Hope Monoclonal Antibody Treatments Are a Bridge to Vaccine – The Wall Street Journal

Covid-19 Vaccine Front-Runners Impress Investors, but Concerns Exist – The Wall Street Journal

Why the Teenage Brain Pushes Young People to Ignore Virus Restrictions – The Wall Street Journal

For Some, a Recovery From Covid-19 Brings a Greater Sense of Safety – The Wall Street Journal

Eli Lilly Studies Experimental Covid-19 Drug in Nursing Homes – The Wall Street Journal

If Oxford’s Covid-19 Vaccine Succeeds, Layers of Private Investors Could Profit – The Wall Street Journal

Covid Stress Derailed Your Workouts? Here’s How to Get Back on Track – The Wall Street Journal

Henrietta Lacks and Her Remarkable Cells Will Finally See Some Payback – The Wall Street Journal


F.D.A. ‘Grossly Misrepresented’ Blood Plasma Data, Scientists Say – The New York Times

Cartilage Is Grown in the Arthritic Joints of Mice – The New York Times

F.D.A. Allows Expanded Use of Plasma to Treat Coronavirus Patients – The New York Times

Trump Administration Says Some Coroanvirus Tests Can Bypass F.D.A. Scrutiny – The New York Times

Why Antibody Tests Won’t Help You Much – The New York Times

What to Know About Stuttering – The New York Times

Flu Season Could Worsen Virus Testing Delays – The New York Times

Africa Celebrates the End of the Wild Poliovirus (but Not the End of All Polio) – The New York Times

Florida Judge Strikes Down Order Requiring Schools to Physically Reopen Amid Covid-19 Risks – The New York Times

Young Adults’ Pandemic Mental Health Risks – The New York Times

Medication and Lifestyle May Lower Breast Cancer Risk – The New York Times

Billions in Hospital Virus Aid Rested on Compliance With Private Vendor – The New York Times

To Test Spread of Coronavirus, These Scientists Put on a Concert – The New York Times

U.S. Authorizes Plasma Treatment for Virus, but the Big Prize for the White House Is a Vaccine – The New York Times

How to Set Pandemic Boundaries for Relatives – The New York Times

Getting Children Flu Shots Is Even More Important This Year – The New York Times

In Pandemic, More Are Paying for Direct Access to Their Doctors – The New York Times

C.D.C. Suggests Some Child-Care Centers Can Reopen Safely – The New York Times

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Bagged Peaches Sickens Dozens – The New York Times

Drug Pitched to Trump for Covid-19 Comes From a Deadly Plant – The New York Times

U.S. Mail Delays Slow Delivery of Medicines – The New York Times

New Measures Aim to Boost Vaccine Rates for Flu and Children’s Shots – The New York Times

An ‘Unprecedented’ Effort to Stop the Coronavirus in Nursing Homes – The New York Times

College Officials Clamp Down on Student Behavior Over Covid-19 Fears – The New York Times

Can Artificial Sweeteners Keep Us From Gaining Weight? – The New York Times

What if We Worried Less About the Accuracy of Coronavirus Tests? – The New York Times

Will We Ever Touch (Professionally) Again? – The New York Times

F.D.A.’s Emergency Approval of Blood Plasma Is Now on Hold – The New York Times

As U.S. Schools Move to Reopen Despite Covid-19, Teachers Threaten to Strike – The New York Times

With Virtual Reality, Caregivers Can Become Patients – The New York Times

Is Resilience Overrated? – The New York Times

E-Bikes Are All the Rage. Should They Be? – The New York Times

Trump Ethics Panel Urges Rejection of Fetal Tissue Research – The New York Times

Why Pooled Testing for the Coronavirus Isn’t Working in America – The New York Times

The Glory (and the Taboo) of ‘WAP’ – The New York Times

Obesity May Be Bad for Your Brain – The New York Times

Federal Study of Covid Treatments Enters a New Phase – The New York Times

A Novel Way to Combat Covid-19 in Nursing Homes:  Strike Teams – The New York Times

Judge Blocks Trump Officials’ Attempt to End Transgender Health Protections – The New York Times

Contact Lenses May Slow Nearsightedness in Children – The New York Times

Coronavirus Doctors Battle Another Scrouge: Misinformation – The New York Times

What if ‘Herd Immunity Is Closer Than Scientists Thought? – The New York Times

Are Mammograms Worthwhile for Older Women? – The New York Times

Save the Gaiters! – The New York Times

How Children’s Sleep Habits Have Changed in the Pandemic – The New York Times

New York City’s Mayor Faces Pressure to Delay Start of School – The New York Times

N.Y. Gyms Can Reopen Under These New Rules – The New York Times

What Happened When Homeless Men Moved Into a Liberal Neighborhood – The New York Times

Federal Study of Covid Treatments Enters a New Phase – The New York Times

Judge Blocks Trump Officials’ Attempt to End Transgender Health Protections – The New York Times

One Mask Rule Most New Yorkers Ignore – The New York Times

Coronavirus Doctors Battle Another Scourge: Misinformation – The New York Times

U.N.C. at Chapel Hill Shifts to Remote Learning After a Covid-19 Outbreak – The New York Times

Fearing a ‘Twindemic,’ Health Experts Push Urgently for Flu Shots – The New York Times

Older Children and the Coronavirus: A New Wrinkle in the Debate – The New York Times

Clinical Trials of Coronavirus Drugs Are Taking Longer Than Expected – The New York Times

Nursing Home Families Yearn to Visit Loved Ones Again – The New York Times

Obesity Raises the Risk of Death From Covid-19 Among Men – The New York Times

Scientists See Signs of Lasting Immunity, Even After Mild Infections – The New York Times

Firm Helping Run U.S. Coronavirus Database Refuses Senators’ Questions – The New York Times

How Young People Can Own Their Health Care (Even if They Still See a Pediatrician) – The New York Times

Young Adults Report Rising Levels of Anxiety and Depression in Pandemic – The New York Times

You Probably Won’t Catch the Coronavirus From Frozen Food – The New York Times

Gum Disease Tied to Colon Cancer Risk – The New York Times

The Nation Wanted to Eat Out Again. Everyone Has Paid the Price. – The New York Times

‘This Is All Beyond Stupid.’ Experts Worry About Russia’s Rushed Vaccine – The New York Times

Infertility Was Distressing. The Military Made It Even More Complicated. – The New York Times

11 Supposedly Fun Things We’ll Never Do the Same Way Again – The New York Times

925 Quarantined for Covid. Is This a Successful School Reopening? – The New York Times

Whether You Are a Night Owl or Early Bird May Affect How Much You Move – The New York Times

‘A Smoking Gun’: Infectious Coronavirus Retrieved From Hospital Air – The New York Times

For Doctors of Color, Microaggressions Are All Too Familiar – The New York Times

Russia Approves Coronavirus Vaccine Before Completing Tests – The New York Times

Stephen Hahn, F.D.A. Chief, Is Caught Between Scientists and the President – The New York Times

Citrus Flavoring Is Weaponized Against Insect-Borne Diseases – The New York Times

Ohio Governor Says His Flawed Virus Test Shouldn’t Undercut New, Rapid Methods – The New York Times

C.D.C. Closes Some Offices Over Bacteria Discovery – The New York Times

Want to Be a Doctor? Take Your Chances in a Closed Room With Strangers – The New York Times

Why the Coronavirus Is More Likely to ‘Superspread’ Than the Flu – The New York Times

Could My Symptoms Be Covid-19? – The New York Times

Trump Considers Banning Reentry by Citizens Who May Have Coronavirus – The New York Times

In the Wake of Covid-19 Lockdowns, a Troubling Surge in Homicides – The New York Times

How Covid Sends Some Bodies to War With Themselves – The New York Times

What Happens to Viral Particles on the Subway – The New York Times

Crisis in the Nation, Crickets on Capitol Hill – The New York Times

California’s Attorney General Condemns Murder Charges Over a Stillbirth – The New York Times

Texas Governor Warns the State Has Too Many Cases To Reopen – The New York Times

Trump’s Order on Coronavirus Relief Alarms Governors as Stimulus Talks Stall – The New York Times

A Rare Economic Bright Spot in the U.S. Health System: The Vet’s Office – The New York Times

When Things Aren’t OK With a Child’s Mental Health – The New York Times

Should a Study on Pesticides Affect Our Use of Them? – The New York Times

Salmonella Cases Linked to Onions Increase to Nearly 900 – The New York Times

At Least 97,000 Children in the U.S. Tested Positive in Last 2 Weeks of July – The New York Times

U.S. Surpasses 5 Million Cases – The New York Times

New York Is Positioned to Reopen Schools Safely, Health Experts Say – The New York Times

Parents of College Students Worry, Should They Stay or Go? – The New York Times

Trump Vows to Issue Executive Orders if Coronavirus Relief Talks Collapse – The New York Times

The Coronavirus Is New, but Your Immune System Might Still Recognize It – The New York Times

Why Influencers Won’t Stop Partying Anytime Soon – The New York Times

Fewer Hip Fractures May Reflect a Drop in Smoking Rates – The New York Times

Even Asymptomatic People Carry the Coronavirus in High Amounts – The New York Times

Hour of Talks on U.S. Coronavirus Relief End With No Deal – The New York Times

‘It’s Kitchen Sink Time’: Fast, Less-Accurate Coronavirus Tests May Be Good Enough – The New York Times

Five-Minute Coronavirus Stress Resets – The New York Times

Is Your Child an Orchid, a Tulip or a Dandelion? – The New York Times

C.D.C. Warns Against Drinking Hand Sanitizer – The New York Times

Health Experts to F.D.A.: Make Your Vaccine Deliberations Public – The New York Times

Major U.S. Health Insurers Report Big Profits, Benefiting From the Pandemic – The New York Times

Can a Physically Taxing Job Be Bad for Our Brains? – The New York Times

As Trump Praises Plasma, Researchers Struggle to Finish Critical Studies – The New York Times

Why Parents Should Pause Before Oversharing Online – The New York Times

How Hot Is Too Hot? – The New York Times

Scientists Are Optimistic About New Vaccinee Studies From Novavax – The New York Times

Forget Spas and Bars. Hotels Tout Housekeeping to Lure Back Travelers. – The New York Times

Scientists Uncover Biological Signatures of the Worst Covid-19 Cases – The New York Times

‘The Biggest Monster’ Is Spreading. And It’s Not the Coronavirus. – The New York Times

Is Telemedicine Here to Stay? – The New York Times

Dementia on the Retreat in the U.S. and Europe – The New York Times

In This Pandemic Summer, Don’t Forget About Kids’ Other Risks – The New York Times

What Lockdown 2.0 Looks Like: Harsher Rules, Deeper Confusion – The New York Times

As the Virus Spreads Through M.L.B., So Does Frustration – The New York Times

Disney, Staggered by Pandemic, Sees a Streaming Boom – The New York Times

F.D.A. Adds More Hand Sanitizers to List of Products to Avoid – The New York Times

McConnell Signals Openness to Jobless Aid Extension – The New York Times

Fauci Supports Birx’s Coronavirus Assessment After Trump Criticizes Her – The New York Times

The Benefits of Talking to Strangers – The New York Times

Scientists Worry About Political Influence Over Coronavirus Vaccine Project – The New York Times

Birx Warns That U.S. Epidemic Is in a ‘New Phase’ – The New York Times

Infections Swamp the U.S., Which Recorded 42% of All of Its Coronavirus Cases in July – The New York Times

Can Humans Give Coronavirus to Bats, and Other Wildlife? – The New York Times


Genetic data show how a single superspreading event sent coronavirus across Massachusetts — and the nation – The Washington Post

The FDA isn’t slowing the development of a coronavirus vaccine as Trump claims – The Washington Post

Trump played up a coronavirus treatment on the eve of the Republican convention – The Washington Post

For Joe Biden, it’s all about fixing the coronavirus pandemic – The Washington Post

Evidence grows that children may play a larger role in transmission than previously believed – The Washington Post

Kamala Harris is invigorating abortion rights activists – The Washington Post

Democrats say the Postal Service is delaying prescription deliveries, but pharmacies don’t agree – The Washington Post

Some Trump administration claims on effectiveness of convalescent plasma are wrong or dubious, scientists say – The Washington Post

First coronavirus reinfection documented in Hong Kong, researchers say – The Washington Post

As students head back to college, virtually or in person, counseling centers hope to provide mental health support – The Washington Post

These are the top coronavirus vaccines to watch – The Washington Post

Dementia’s rate of growth has slowed by 13 percent in each of the past three decades – The Washington Post

If you need a lifesaving reason to lose weight, the novel coronavirus provides it – The Washington Post

Trump touts FDA’s emergency authorization of convalescent plasma as historic breakthrough, but scientists are doubtful – The Washington Post

As an adult, I never thought I’d acquire what used to be called ‘juvenile diabetes.’ – The Washington Post

As restaurants take over sidewalks to provide pandemic-safe dining, people with disabilities encounter barriers. – The Washington Post

Scientists fight disease-carrying mosquitoes by letting them feed off their blood – The Washington Post

Trump without evidence accuses ‘deep state’ at FDA of slow-walking coronavirus vaccines and treatments – The Washington Post

For days she couldn’t stop getting sick. At first she doubted the probable cause. – The Washington Post

How our brains numb us to covid-19’s risks — and what we can do about it – The Washington Post

Thunderstorms might induce respiratory emergencies for those 65 and older, a study says – The Washington Post

How does immunity against coronavirus work? New research shows how antibodies can block it. – The Washington Post

Trump administration bars FDA from regulating some laboratory tests, including for coronavirus – The Washington Post

Lawsuit accuses nation’s largest hospital firm of not protecting workers from covid-19 – The Washington Post

D.C. is close to ending the HIV epidemic, but covid-19 may get in the way – The Washington Post

Government may suggest men limit alcoholic drinks to one per day – The Washington Post

Another routine the pandemic has disrupted: Your period – The Washington Post

Rhode Island’s successful reopening of child-care programs shows ‘there is a path,’ CDC director says – The Washington Post

Can you get coronavirus via secondhand smoke? The smell is a warning sign. – The Washington Post

Flu and covid-19: In the face of a looming double threat, U.S. expands access for flu shots at pharmacies – The Washington Post

Experts are cheering Michelle Obama’s openness about hot flashes. And they have some advice. – The Washington Post

Time to ditch ‘toxic positivity,’ experts say: ‘It’s okay not to be okay’ – The Washington Post

Trump’s handling of coronavirus pandemic is a central theme at the Democratic National Convention – The Washington Post

Trump finalizes drilling plan for Arctic National Wildlife Refuge – The Washington Post

President Trump and Joe Biden are the oldest nominees for president, ever – The Washington Post

Shortages are forcing Louisville’s biggest hospital system to cut back on covid testing – The Washington Post

‘Secret’ life of sharks: Study reveals their surprising social networks – The Washington Post

Coronavirus invaded the District and Maryland multiple times in March, genetic analysis shows – The Washington Post

Only 40 percent of U.S. adolescents are aerobically fit, new research finds – The Washington Post

Wartime doctors battling covid-19 rush to treat the ill — but without knowing what really works – The Washington Post

Why some people are more optimistic than others — and why it matters – The Washington Post

When is head pain more than just a headache in children? – The Washington Post

Advice to parents on raising a happy and healthy LGBTQ child – The Washington Post

Tweens can stave off loneliness with new social networks and hobbies during the pandemic – The Washington Post

Picky eaters usually outgrow it. But parents can find ways to encourage better — and healthier — diets. – The Washington Post

Why a little bit of exercise can help academically for kids with ADHD – The Washington Post

Fewer Black teens seek treatment for depression, mental health issues than White counterparts – The Washington Post

CDC asks 4 states and a city to draft coronavirus vaccine distribution plans – The Washington Post

U.S. will prepare coronavirus strain for potential human challenge trials – The Washington Post

Covid-19 surges back into nursing homes in coronavirus hot spots – The Washington Post

These are the top coronavirus vaccines to watch – The Washington Post

Covid-19 death toll rivals fatality rate during 1918 flu epidemic, researchers say – The Washington Post

Face masks with valves or vents do not prevent spread of the coronavirus, CDC says – The Washignton Post

Targeted treatments help reduce death rates for most common lung cancer, study finds – The Washington Post

Researchers found a way to clean N95 masks for reuse — in a common electric cooker – The Washington Post

FAQ: How to care for your face mask (and why you shouldn’t hang it from your rear-view mirror) – The Washington Post

Looking for a stress-soothing craft? Try an old one: Paint by numbers. – The Washington Post

Azar criticizes China’s response to coronavirus during Taiwan visit – The Washington Post

South Dakota health officials watch for the coronavirus as motorcyclists descend – The Washington Post

Harris attacked Biden’s health-care plan. Now she must support it. – The Washington Post

Coronavirus keeps spreading. But at least we’ve learned more about it. – The Washington Post

This giant climate hot spot is robbing the West of its water – The Washington Post

Anthony Fauci believes some schools can reopen safely – The Washington Post

Fearing coronavirus and missed classes, many parents prefer mixing online and in-person school, poll finds – The Washington Post

Biden might choose a Medicare-for-all supporter as a running mate – The Washington Post

Why individual models of coronavirus deaths are often wrong – The Washington Post

Meet the most important federal official you probably don’t know — the man who holds the fate of the coronavirus vaccine in his hands – The Washington Post

With no end to the pandemic in sight, coronavirus fatigue grips America – The Washington Post

Study: Coronavirus cases in children rise sharply in the second half of July, with more than 97,000 infections – The Washington Post

Children and the virus: As schools reopen, much remains unknown about the risk to kids and the peril they pose to others – The Washington Post

Forty percent of people with coronavirus infections have no symptoms. Might they be the key to ending the pandemic? – The Washington Post

Ticks and mosquitoes may await the pandemic-weary seeking outdoor exercise – The Washington Post

Stress from the pandemic can destroy relationships with friends — even families – The Washington Post

For those with hearing loss, face coverings make communication difficult. The solution? See-through masks. – The Washington Post

Hispanic, Black children at higher risk of coronavirus-related hospitalization, CDC finds – The Washington Post

Health officials ramp up effort to convince public that vaccine decisions will be based on science, not politics – The Washington Post

A vaccine, or a spike in deaths: How America can build herd immunity to the coronavirus – The Washington Post

The organ transplant aftershock – The Washington Post

Fetal tissue research advisory board convenes, with a strong anti-abortion tilt – The Washington Post

Wearing a neck gaiter may be worse than no mask at all, researchers find – The Washington Post

Running more than ever before? Here are tips for doing it safer and better. – The Washington Post

Trump keeps missing his own deadlines for a ‘tremendous’ health care plan – The Washington Post

Hospitals must start paying back billions borrowed from government during pandemic – The Washington Post

Federal officials warn of seasonal spike in polio-like condition that mostly affects children – The Washington Post

Getting a coronavirus vaccine in record time is hard. Distributing it to tens of millions may be equally daunting. – The Washington Post

In the pandemic, technology has been a lifesaver, connecting them to the outside world. But others don’t have this access. – The Washington Post

Have a physically demanding job? You’re more likely to get osteoarthritis in your knees, study suggests. – The Washington Post

A coronavirus vaccine won’t change the world right away – The Washington Post

Health illiteracy is nothing new in America. But the pandemic magnifies how troubling it is. – The Washington Post

Coronavirus pandemic causes another health concern — closed public restrooms – The Washington Post

Coronavirus threat rises across U.S.: ‘We just have to assume the monster is everywhere’ – The Washington Post

Skipped your workout — again? An accountability partner can help you meet your fitness goals – The Washington Post

Outdoor stairs or stadium bleachers offer an excellent all-around covid-era workout – The Washington Post