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China reports major drop in new virus cases; 2020-02-14 23:53:37China has reported 2,641 new virus cases as it escalates measures to contain the outbreak and reassure an anxious public

New virus has infected more than 67,000 people 2020-02-14 20:34:32A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 67,000 people globally

Appeals court deals blow to Trump's Medicaid work 2020-02-14 16:23:03The Trump administration's effort to remake Medicaid by requiring low-income people to work for health care has suffered a serious setback after a fe

Virus renews safety concerns about slaughtering wild animals 2020-02-14 16:16:48Many people in China are calling for a temporary ban on the wildlife trade to be made permanent as the coronavirus spreads

In retort to abortion ban, lawmaker calls for 2020-02-14 16:08:33An Alabama lawmaker fed up with her colleagues' attempts to outlaw abortion has filed legislation to require all men over 50 to get vasectomies

Amid coronavirus fears, a second wave of flu 2020-02-14 15:09:18A second wave of flu is hitting the U.S., turning this into one of the nastiest seasons for children in a decade

Virus cases rise as experts question China's numbers 2020-02-14 14:17:49 A Chinese health official says more than 1,700 medical workers have been infected by the new virus and six have died

Kansas leader decries attempts to tie abortion, Medicaid 2020-02-14 12:57:48A top Republican lawmaker in Kansas is disputing a key talking point for GOP colleagues who are blocking a bipartisan plan to expand the state's Medi

The Latest: Hong Kong announces anti-virus funds 2020-02-14 09:26:03Hong Kong’s leader has unveiled a 25 billion Hong Kong dollar ($3.2 billion) fund to bolster efforts to fight the virus outbreak, as the city an

New virus has infected more than 64,000 people 2020-02-14 09:11:05A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 64,000 people globally

Health concerns meet politics amid Taiwan’s WHO exclusion 2020-02-14 01:37:57Taiwan’s exclusion from the World Health Organization is pitting health concerns against geopolitics during the current crisis over a new virus

Man sued over Iowa sexual arousal study ran 2020-02-13 22:34:48A child psychologist who was formerly the top administrator at a state hospital in Kansas is facing a federal lawsuit in Iowa involving sexual arousal

NYT > Health

Sugary Drink Consumption Plunges in Chile After New 2020-02-12 08:28:46A study finds that a landmark law requiring warning labels on unhealthy foods made a swift difference in purchases of sodas, bottled water and juices.

A $4 Million NICU Bill: The Price of 2020-02-12 07:32:43As the number of preterm births rises, families are shouldering unexpected out-of-pocket expenses.

Combining Aerobics and Weights Tied to Optimal Weight 2020-02-12 05:00:09Activities like walking and lifting weights were both tied to a healthier weight, but combining the two may have the most benefits.

He Had Trouble Breathing, and Inhalers Didn’t Help. 2020-02-12 05:00:07He’d had episodes of coughing and wheezing since he was a boy. Now in his 60s, he worried his symptoms would force him to quit working.

Indonesia Has No Reported Coronavirus Cases. Is That 2020-02-12 00:39:06Experts find it astonishing that Indonesia has yet to announce a case despite hosting some 5,000 Chinese tourists a day in Bali before halting flights

A Store, a Chalet, an Unsealed Pipe: Coronavirus 2020-02-12 00:29:04A handful of buildings around the world have been linked to multiple cases of the new virus, raising fears of rapid transmission.

Coronavirus Live Updates: The Illness Now Has a 2020-02-12 00:12:46The World Health Organization said it had chosen a name for the disease that makes no reference to places, animals or people to avoid stigma.

As Foreigners Flee China, Pakistan Tells Its Citizens 2020-02-11 21:20:07Pakistan has refused to evacuate 800 citizens in Wuhan, fearing an outbreak at home. Some stuck in the hot zone worry they are part of a larger geopol

Huge Shelters for Coronavirus Patients Pose New Risks, 2020-02-11 19:10:46It’s not clear how patients are screened or treated in China’s makeshift wards, nor even how long they are to remain.

How Morning and Afternoon People Can Get Along 2020-02-11 16:30:03Whether you’re a morning lark or a night owl, here are some tips to help you get along with that person who always seems to bother you at the wr

At the Westminster Dog Show: Top Dogs, Top 2020-02-11 15:51:02America’s premier canine competition is not just a beauty contest. Supporting elite athletes (and their owners) is a growing pack of massage an

An Alzheimer’s Treatment Fails: ‘We Don’t Have Anything 2020-02-11 15:06:27With high hopes, drugs to fight brain plaques were tested in people genetically destined to develop dementia. The drugs failed.

Scientific American: Health

To Fight Coronavirus Outbreak, Doctors Deploy Drugs Targeting 2020-02-13 12:15:00Despite flimsy evidence, trying these drugs in humans is the only way to know if they will work against COVID-19 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.co

Cancer Therapy in 2020 2020-02-13 12:00:00The promise of host response profiling -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Case for Fewer Heart Procedures 2020-02-13 09:00:00For some of the most common cardiac conditions, medication is a solid alternative  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Here's How Computer Models Simulate the Future Spread 2020-02-13 06:45:00They aim for clarity amid confusion surrounding the outbreak -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Epidemiologist Veteran of SARS and MERS Shares Coronavirus 2020-02-12 13:30:00Columbia University professor W. Ian Lipkin looks for lessons from the new disease COVID-19 to prevent the next disaster -- Read more on ScientificAme

Disease Caused by the Novel Coronavirus Officially Has 2020-02-11 12:15:00The World Health Organization chose the name based on the type of virus and the year the first cases were seen -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

A Proposed EPA Regulation Would Endanger the Public's 2020-02-10 09:00:00Under a new rule, the agency would be prevented from using crucial studies that include confidential information -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.co

Can Avoiding Caffeine Boost Your Athletic Performance? 2020-02-08 10:00:00The ergogenic effects of caffeine on muscle strength and aerobic endurance are significant but do you have to forego your morning cup of joe for a whi

What to Eat to Prevent Kidney Stones 2020-02-07 15:45:00Passing a kidney stone is excruciating! Here are some tips to reduce the chances that you’ll ever have to endure that pain or relive past misery

How Does the New Coronavirus Compare with the 2020-02-07 10:15:00The flu has already caused about 10,000 deaths this season in the U.S. alone -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Patients' Perspectives Shape the Adoption of Medical 2020-02-07 07:00:00A new study shows that demand, not just hospital profits, has boosted the use of robotic surgery -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Cardio-Oncologist Will See You Now 2020-02-06 12:00:00A growing medical subspecialty focuses on the nexus between cancer and heart disease -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Young Black Adults More Prone to Stroke, but 2020-02-15 02:00:00Title: Young Black Adults More Prone to Stroke, but Don't Know ItCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/13/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/14/2020

Cholesterol Drugs Might Help Curb 'High-Risk' Prostate Cancers 2020-02-15 02:00:00Title: Cholesterol Drugs Might Help Curb 'High-Risk' Prostate CancersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/14/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/14/

More Sex Partners, Higher Cancer Risk? 2020-02-15 02:00:00Title: More Sex Partners, Higher Cancer Risk?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/13/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Unilever to Stop Marketing to Children 2020-02-15 02:00:00Title: Unilever to Stop Marketing to ChildrenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/13/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

FDA Requests Market Withdrawal of Diet Drug Belviq 2020-02-15 02:00:00Title: FDA Requests Market Withdrawal of Diet Drug Belviq Due to Cancer RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/13/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

Restful Romance: Smelling Your Lover's Shirt Can Help 2020-02-15 02:00:00Title: Restful Romance: Smelling Your Lover's Shirt Can Help You SleepCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/14/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/14/

Coronavirus Cases Top 64,000 Worldwide, With Nearly 1,400 2020-02-15 02:00:00Title: Coronavirus Cases Top 64,000 Worldwide, With Nearly 1,400 Deaths ReportedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/14/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revi

AHA News: Stroke Rates Down for Mexican Americans, 2020-02-15 02:00:00Title: AHA News: Stroke Rates Down for Mexican Americans, Up for White AdultsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/13/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

Common Drugs Might Help Prevent Death From a 2020-02-15 02:00:00Title: Common Drugs Might Help Prevent Death From a 'Broken Heart'Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/13/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/14/202

Will Brushing and Flossing Protect You Against Stroke? 2020-02-15 02:00:00Title: Will Brushing and Flossing Protect You Against Stroke?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/13/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/14/2020 12:00

Parents, Grandparents to Blame for Many Child Drug 2020-02-15 02:00:00Title: Parents, Grandparents to Blame for Many Child Drug Poisonings, CDC WarnsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/13/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

How to Dispel Your Child's Fears About the 2020-02-15 02:00:00Title: How to Dispel Your Child's Fears About the New CoronavirusCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/14/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/14/2020