Important health topics being covered by reliable news sources:

Why COVID-19’s Death Toll Will Climb Long After the Pandemic Is Over – TIME

What We Learned About Relationships During the Pandemic – TIME


‘Virtually all’ COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths in US among unvaccinated, White House says – Fox News

Moderna testing mRNA flu vaccine in clinical trial – Fox News

US hospitals not ‘adequately’ prepared for next pandemic, study finds – Fox News

Viruses most common cause of myocarditis in kids, American Heart Association says – Fox News

Sugary drinks and increased colon cancer risk linked in study involving nurses – Fox News

COVID-19 vaccine lotteries not associated with increase shots, study finds – Fox News

Why some vaccinated people are dying of COVID-19 – Fox News

Lambda variant raises concern due to ‘unusual’ mutations – Fox  News

Fauci says vaccinated people should ‘go the extra mile’ and wear masks in areas with low vaccination rate – Fox News

First migraine drug to both block, tackle headaches ‘shifts paradigm’ of treatment – Fox News

CDC mask recommendations for vaccinated individuals ‘remains unchanged,’ Fauci says – Fox News

‘Black fungus’ infections robbing India’s COVID-19 survivors of sight – Fox News

COVID-19 vaccines reduce viral load, severity in breakthrough cases, studies find – Fox News


Delta variant is ‘Covid-19 on steroids,’ expert says, with cases increasing in nearly half of US states – CNN

Flossing your teeth may protect against cognitive decline, research shows – CNN

Covid-19 vaccines save nearly 280,000 lives in the US, new research estimates – CNN

Five undervaccinated clusters put the entire United States at risk – CNN

US death rates are falling for many types of cancer, but not all, report says – CNN

With Delta variant spreading, experts split on whether to test vaccinated people for Covid-19 – CNN

How to know if you have ‘phone addiction’ — and 12 ways to address it – CNN

Pfizer vaccine protection takes a hit as Delta variant spreads, Israeli government says – CNN

When should vaccinated people wear masks now? – CNN

Breathing for less stress and more calm – CNN

Kids slept over an hour more with this training – CNN


Cold-weather virus in summer baffles docs, worries parents – Los Angeles Times

COVID vaccines still work against Delta variant, study says – Los Angeles Times

How your DNA might make you more susceptible to COVID-19 – Los Angeles Times

Fans banned at Olympics; Tokyo under state of emergency – Los Angeles Times

Coronavirus cases in California rise for first time in months as Delta variant spreads – Los Angeles Times

COVID-19 deaths hit 4 million globally. It’s as if Los Angeles were wiped out. – Los Angeles Times

Experts question WHO’s ability to lead probe into the pandemic’s origins – Los Angeles Times

Postpartum depression on the rise, especially for women of color, during COVID-19 pandemic – Los Angeles Times

Delta variant causes new lockdowns and coronavirus restrictions across the globe – Los Angeles Times


Your child is talking about the Surfside condo collapse. How should you handle it? – Miami Herald

Skin inflammation could indicate serious health problems. Here’s how to tamp it down – Miami Herald

Want to lose weight? It’s not likely to happen with a dietary supplement – Miami Herald

Here are a few ways you can help children cope with trauma – Miami Herald


Loyola Medicine to mandate COVID-19 vaccine for employees, becoming one of the first hospital systems in Chicago to require it – Chicago Tribune

Illinois reports zero COVID-19 deaths for first time since start of pandemic – Chicago Tribune

Organ transplant patients remain vulnerable as country struggles to reach herd immunity. ‘It’s an act of patriotism to get the vaccine.’ – Chicago Tribune

South Side hospitals among those getting $94 million to address inequities in health care – Chicago Tribune

In the post-pandemic office, on-site and virtual medical care may be the next big amenity – Chicago Tribune


Covid-19 Death Risk Is Extremely Low in Children, Studies Find – The Wall Street Journal

Pfizer to Ask Regulators to Authorize Covid-19 Vaccine Booster – The Wall Street Journal

Covid-19 Vaccine-Related Blood Clots Linked to Amino Acids in New Study – The Wall Street Journal

How Mutations Have Shaped the Covid-19 Pandemic – The Wall Street Journal

Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Recommended for Some Covid-19 Patients – The Wall Street Journal

Hospitals Often Charge Uninsured People the Highest Prices, New Data Show – The Wall Street Journal

Midsize Pharmaceutical Firms Are the Industry’s Big Deal Makers – The Wall Street Journal

What Parents With Unvaccinated Kids Need to Know About the Delta Variant This Summer – The Wall Street Journal

Another Respiratory Virus Is Spreading as U.S. Gets Back to Pre-Covid-19 Life – The Wall Street Journal

Do You Need to Wear a Mask Again? – The Wall Street Journal


In Reversal, F.D.A. Calls for Limits on Who Gets Alzheimer’s Drug – The New York Times

15 States Reach a Deal With Purdue Pharma, Advancing a $4.5 Billion Opioids Settlement – The New York Times

How does the Delta variant dodge the immune system? Scientists find clues. – The New York Times

Social isolation in the U.S. rose even as the crisis began to subside, new research shows. – The New York Times

Covid’s Lambda Variant: Worth Watching, but No Cause for Alarm – The New York Times

A new study finds genetic variations in Covid patients that could point to better drug treatments. – The New York Times

Fitbits Detect Lasting Changes After Covid-19 – The New York Times

Juul Is Fighting to Keep Its E-Cigarettes on the U.S. Market – The New York Times

How Weight Training May Help With Weight Control – The New York Times

What to Look for in a Physical Therapist – The New York Times

Do We Really Need to Take 10,000 Steps a Day for Our Health? – The New York Times

The Challenges of Bipolar Disorder in Young People – The New York Times

Africa marks its ‘worst pandemic week’ yet, with cases surging and vaccine scarce, the W.H.O. says. – The New York Times

Delta, as expected, is now the dominant virus variant in the U.S., the C.D.C. estimates. – The New York Times

The Real Toll From Prison Covid Cases May Be Higher Than Reported – The New York Times

How to Support Adult Children Struggling With Mental Health – The New York Times

Biden Calls for Door-to-Door Vaccine Push; Experts Say More Is Needed – The New York Times


FDA, facing intense criticism, narrows use of controversial Alzheimer’s drug to patients with early-stage disease – The Washington Post

New study on delta variant reveals importance of receiving both vaccine shots, highlights challenges posed by mutations – The Washington Post

For the vaccinated, would exposure to covid-19 act as booster and strengthen their immunity? – The Washington Post

The controversial approval of an Alzheimer’s drug reignites the battle over the underlying cause of the disease – The Washington Post

You had the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine. Should you try to get a booster dose of Pfizer or Moderna? – The Washington Post

Sunburn and the dangers of skin cancer – The Washington Post

Parkinson’s strikes more men than women. Researchers have worked for decades to learn why. – The Washington Post

Too many men ignore their depression, phobias, other mental health issues – The Washington Post

Emotional trauma of miscarriage on men is often overlooked – The Washington Post

Parents of kids with medical complexity are five times likelier to have poor or fair mental health than counterparts, study says – The Washington Post

Craving freedom from virus, U.S. heads into July 4 with sharply divided risk – The Washington Post

15 million people in the U.S. have missed their second dose of the coronavirus vaccine, CDC says – The Washington Post

Johnson & Johnson says its coronavirus vaccine is effective against delta variant – The Washington Post

First rules to protect patients from unexpected medical bills issued by agencies – The Washington Post

White House launches ‘surge response’ teams to delta variant hot spots – The Washington Post

How to deal with regret and forgive yourself for making imperfect decisions – The Washington Post

Why perturbation-based balance exercises like ‘the airplane’ benefit so many people – The Washington Post

Extreme heat: How to stay safe in scorching temperatures – The Washington Post

Body shaming yourself: How to fight the ‘pervasive sense that there’s something wrong with you’ – The Washington Post