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How Can We Escape the COVID-19 Vaccine Culture Wars? – TIME

The U.S. Can and Should Vaccinate Every Health Care Worker in the World – TIME

The U.S. Vaccination Effort Is Leaving Its Most Vulnerable Residents Behind – TIME

The U.S. Has Failed to Persuade Americans to Get Vaccines. Here’s How It Should Course-Correct – TIME

The Baby Brokers: Inside America’s Murky Private-Adoption Industry – TIME

How COVID-19 Is Revolutionizing Health Care Around the World – TIME

‘Separate Beds Are a Bad Sign’ and 5 Other Sleep Myths That Are Hurting Your Relationship – TIME

 

Pfizer lowers COVID-19 vaccine doses for younger kids in clinical trial – Fox News

These treatments can help COVID-19-related hair loss, doctors say – Fox News

Postpartum mental health visits up during pandemic, study finds – Fox News

What is ‘dry scooping’? Latest Tik Tok trend could be dangerous for your heart – Fox News

FDA approves new weight loss drug, first since 2014 – Fox News

Prior COVID-19 illness reduces risk of second infection for months, study finds – Fox News

Giving kids COVID-19 vaccine ‘not a high priority amid shortage, WHO says – Fox News

NIH finds potential coronavirus oral antiviral drug – Fox News

FDA warns doctors to stop using heart pump tied to deaths – Fox News

CDC alerts salmonella outbreak from breaded, stuffed chicken – Fox News

Eating fresh fruit lowers risk of type 2 diabetes, study claims – Fox News

‘No magic target’ to reach herd immunity, Walensky says – Fox News

Young adults with schizophrenia face highest suicide risk, study says – Fox News

Walensky worried over uneven COVID-19 vaccination rates as summer approaches – Fox  News

FDA recalls unauthorized at-home coronavirus rapid test over false results concerns – Fox News

Despite COVID-19 vaccines, nursing homes struggle with outbreaks – Fox News

US launches study mixing COVID-19 booster vaccine regimens – Fox News

Earlier sleep cycles linked to lower depression risk: study – Fox  News

FDA greenlights targeted therapy for lung cancer mutation – Fox News

Accidental drownings a concern as pandemic postponed swimming lessons for some – Fox News

COVID-19 prevention measures keeping childhood diseases at bay – Fox News

Study unpacks how LSD lowers brain’s barriers – Fox News

 

7 hopeful signs the US is moving past the worst of the pandemic – CNN

The coming flu season may be a doozy. Here’s why – CNN

From ‘geriatric pregnancy’ to ’35+ pregnancy:’ There’s a better way to talk to pregnant people – CNN

How to assess risk when going mask-free – CNN

How a ‘micro-practice’ can ease stress and help you sleep – CNN

People with diabetes who sleep badly are at greater risk of dying prematurely, study suggests – CNN

CDC study finds coronavirus vaccines lead to milder disease in rare breakthrough infections – CNN

Join the jump rope craze and burn more calories than jogging – CNN

The pandemic changed the way we ate and shopped — not always for the better – CNN

Black or ‘Other’? Doctors may be relying on race to make decisions about your health – CNN

Covid-19 cases fall, but unvaccinated children are a ‘vulnerable host’ for coronavirus, doctor says – CNN

Are you a night owl or morning lark? One may protect you from depression, study says – CNN

Why you should actually break for lunch – CNN

Your skin on chronic stress and how to fight back – CNN

Why face-to-face gatherings still matter – CNN

For the first time in over a year, the US records a daily average of fewer than 20,000 new Covid-19 cases – CNN

Masks, distancing still important even with vaccination, study suggests – CNN

Now proven against coronavirus, mRNA can do so much more – CNN

A fatty heart puts your health at risk, regardless of your weight. Here’s how to avoid it – CNN

 

Some Black parents see less bullying, racism with online learning and are keeping kids home – Los Angeles Times

No vaccines for young children, but schools can reopen safely in the fall, a study shows – Los Angeles Times

California has one of the lowest coronavirus transmission levels in the U.S. – Los Angeles Times

Experts see strides on AIDS, but COVID-19 halted progress – Los Angeles Times

Heart reaction probed as possible rare vaccine link in teens – Los Angeles Times

California to consider ending some workplace mask requirements – Los Angeles Times

In stunning increase, Peru now says its COVID-19 death toll exceeds 180,000 – Los Angeles Times

 

Can you get a COVID vaccine at the same time as other vaccinations? What experts say – Miami Herald

I was just diagnosed with basal cell skin cancer. What are my treatment options? – Miami Herald

The number of taste buds you have may play a role whether you get COVID or not – Miami Herald

Ban on transgender athletes in girls’ and women’s scholastic sports is now Florida’s law – Miami Herald

Florida protected OB-GYNs from paying for their mistakes. They handed taxpayers the tab – Miami Herald

 

‘I can feel the clouds lifting.’ Many long-haul COVID patients report improvement post-vaccination, surprising medical experts. – Chicago Tribune

Loretto Hospital made news for improper vaccinations. Now its business ties face scrutiny. ‘The whole thing is most unfortunate.’ – Chicago Tribune

Chicago’s travel order has no restricted states for first time; state reports 401 new cases Tuesday — the fewest since March 2020 – Chicago Tribune

 

U.S. Report Found It Plausible Covid-19 Leaked From Wuhan Lab – The Wall Street Journal

Trump Criticizes Biden Policies, Calls for Reparations From China for Covid-19 – The Wall Street Journal

Europe Pushes Alternative to Waiving Patents on Covid-19 Vaccines – The Wall Street Journal

Covid-19 Vaccines for Young Children Move Ahead in Testing – The Wall Street Journal

What Can You Do to Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease? – The Wall Street Journal

Helping Kids Manage Anxiety and Ease Back Into Activities This Summer – The Wall Street Journal

Readers Share Postpartum Healthcare Gaps: ‘How Is There No Care During This Time?’ – The Wall Street Journal

Regeneron’s Covid-19 Drug Is Authorized for Injection – The Wall Street Journal

Breast-Cancer Pill Reduced Recurrence, Death in Early-Stage Patients, Study Finds – The Wall Street Journal

Developed Countries Lock Up Covid Vaccines Through 2023 – The Wall Street Journal

People With Weakened Immune Systems Turn to Vaccine Boosters – The Wall Street Journal

NIH Starts Testing Mixing and Matching Booster Shots – The Wall Street Journal

The Pandemic Made Kids’ Eyesight Worse, Doctors Say – The Wall Street Journal

 

F.D.A. Approves Alzheimer’s Drug Despite Fierce Debate Over Whether It Works – The New York Times

A U.N. Declaration on Ending AIDS Should Have Been Easy. It Wasn’t. – The New York Times

How the ‘Alpha’ Coronavirus Variant Became So Powerful – The New York Times

Looking to Tackle Prescription Overload – The New York Times

We’ll Probably Need Booster Shots for Covid-19. But When? And Which Ones? – The  New York Times

The Sperm-Count ‘Crisis’ Doesn’t Add Up – The New York Times

What’s Keeping You Up at Night? – The New York Times

When Your Job Harms Your Mental Health – The New York Times

Virtual Reality Therapy Plunges Patients Back Into Trauma. Here Is Why Some Swear by It. – The New York Times

States warn J.&J. doses could expire soon and the White House urges them to consult the F.D.A. – The New York  Times

Workplace Harassment in the Age of Remote Work – The New York Times

In the U.S., vaccines for the youngest are expected this fall. – The New York Times

Alzheimer’s Drug Is  Bonanza for Biogen, Most Likely at Taxpayer Expense – The New  York Times

We Could All Use a Health Coach – The New York Times

Alzheimer’s Drug Poses a Dilemma for the F.D.A. – The New York Times

Blinded by Brighter Headlights? It’s Not Your Imagination. – The New York Times

Teens Are Rarely Hospitalized With Covid, but Cases Can Be Severe – The New York Times

Covid hospitalizations are rare among children, but still more frequent than for flu, the C.D.C. says. – The New York Times

First U.S. Vaccine Donations Will Go to ‘Wide Range’ of Nations in Need – The New York Times

Don’t Eat Cicadas if You’re Allergic to Seafood, F.D.A. Warns – The New York Times

Medical Journals Blind to Racism as Health Crisis, Critics Say – The New York Times

Something Bothering You? Tell It to Woebot. – The New York Times

The Covid Vaccine Is Free, but Not Everyone Believes That – The New York Times

 

Despite pandemic, carbon dioxide level in atmosphere hits record high – The Washington Post

U.S. details global coronavirus vaccine plan, with first 25 million doses headed to Asia, Latin America, Caribbean, Africa – The Washington Post

‘Devastating, tragic, and deadly’: VA leaders in Arkansas allowed impaired pathologist to harm hundreds of veterans, watchdog finds – The Washington Post

Biden’s global vaccine strategy draws scrutiny ahead of G-7 pandemic talks – The Washington Post

Washington announces cannabis giveaway in state-approved ‘joint for jabs’ vaccine campaign – The Washington Post

Delta variant accounts for 6 percent of new U.S. coronavirus infections – The Washington Post

Mastercard Foundation donates $1.3 billion to boost Africa’s coronavirus response – The Washington Post

FDA approves first drug intended to slow cognitive decline caused by Alzheimer’s disease – The Washington Post

The facts about multivitamins – The Washington Post

Scientists begin to unravel the mysteries of the coronavirus and brains – The Washington Post

Vaccination rates fall off, imperiling Biden’s July Fourth goal – The Washington Post

Doctors should do ‘biopsychosocial’ biopsies, where they learn who their patients are as people – The Washington Post

With pandemic problems easing, having real fun needs to be taken seriously – The Washington Post

For Black kidney patients, an algorithm may help perpetuate harmful racial disparities – The Washington Post

50.2 million people live with chronic pain in the U.S. – The Washington Post

Americans re-emerge after pandemic isolation: ‘Like the end of Prohibition’ – The Washington Post

CDC director urges parents to vaccinate teens, pointing to increase in severe cases – The Washington Post

Shade wars: Another pandemic summer, another battle for protection from the sun – The Washington Post

When the ‘mean girl’ is a woman: How to deal with an adult bully – The Washington Post

A lab found a carcinogen in dozens of sunscreens. Here’s what those findings really mean. – The Washington Post

How to know when you need a mental health break and ways to make the most of it – The Washington Post

Masks have stopped disease spread for centuries. Here’s why they may catch on in the U.S. – The Washington Post

Jumping rope has physical and mental benefits. Here’s how to do it safely and effectively. – The Washington Post

Your ability to focus may be limited to 4 or 5 hours a day. Here’s how to make the most of them. – The Washington Post