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Medical Schools Need to Get Better at Addressing 2020-08-02 15:00:00An incoming medical students points out that the field has always been political, prioritizing some bodies over others -- Read more on ScientificAmeri

Coronavirus News Roundup, July 25-July 31 2020-07-31 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Fauci Optimistic About COVID-19 Vaccines, Though Immunity Unknowns 2020-07-31 11:00:00Teams are starting to test vaccines using messenger RNA or chimpanzee cold viruses to inoculate humans. Will their benefits last? -- Read more on Scie

Concerns about Waning COVID-19 Immunity Are Likely Overblown 2020-07-31 08:00:00The decline seen in some studies is normal, experts say. But scientists must wait to see whether infection confers long-term protection -- Read more o

How Your Homes and Buildings Affect You 2020-07-30 17:36:00Journalist and author Emily Anthes talks about her book The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of How Buildings Shape Our Behavior, Health, and Hap

There Is Little Evidence That Mass Transit Poses 2020-07-28 12:00:00A major drop in public transit use coincides with concerns about reducing air pollution that can exacerbate lung conditions -- Read more on Scientific

Why Some Male Leaders Won't Follow COVID-19 Safety 2020-07-28 10:00:00Men often think masks and other precautions make them look like wimps -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

An Immune Protein Could Prevent Severe COVID-19--if It 2020-07-28 06:45:00The antiviral interferon might help early but exacerbate disease in later stages -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Vaccine Trials Should Reflect America's Diversity 2020-07-27 13:30:00Racial minorities and those with underlying health conditions may be at a greater risk from coronavirus infection, but have historically been less lik

World War II's Warsaw Ghetto Holds Lifesaving Lessons 2020-07-24 15:37:00An outbreak of typhus in the densely packed walled enclosure was countered by adopting all-too-familiar public health measures -- Read more on Scienti

Coronavirus News Roundup: July 18-July 24 2020-07-24 15:00:00Here are pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Many Hot Dogs Can a Human Theoretically 2020-07-23 13:00:00As vendors gear up for the delayed start of the MLB season, we should reflect on the new world record just set in the Nathan’s Famous competitio

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November Election Can Be Held Safely, Experts Contend New! 2020-08-05 03:00:00Title: November Election Can Be Held Safely, Experts ContendCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/4/2020 12:00:00

Aggressive Cancer Diagnosed for First Time in a New! 2020-08-05 03:00:00Title: Aggressive Cancer Diagnosed for First Time in a DinosaurCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/4/2020 12:00

The Fitter Do Better After an A-Fib Treatment New! 2020-08-05 03:00:00Title: The Fitter Do Better After an A-Fib TreatmentCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Medicare Should Expand Telehealth: Trump New! 2020-08-05 03:00:00Title: Medicare Should Expand Telehealth: TrumpCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

AHA News: This 'Actions-Speak-Louder-Than-Words' Student Puts Public Policy New! 2020-08-05 03:00:00Title: AHA News: This 'Actions-Speak-Louder-Than-Words' Student Puts Public Policy Studies to WorkCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

1st U.S. Face Transplant Recipient Dies New! 2020-08-05 03:00:00Title: 1st U.S. Face Transplant Recipient DiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Breastfeeding OK After Mom Has Anesthesia, Experts Say New! 2020-08-05 03:00:00Title: Breastfeeding OK After Mom Has Anesthesia, Experts SayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/4/2020 12:00:0

Schools Can Reopen Safely If Precautions in Place, New! 2020-08-05 03:00:00Title: Schools Can Reopen Safely If Precautions in Place, Australian Study ShowsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

First Drug to Slow Down Arthritis New! 2020-08-05 03:00:00Title: First Drug to Slow Down ArthritisCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Coronavirus Cases Now Climbing in the Midwest New! 2020-08-05 03:00:00Title: Coronavirus Cases Now Climbing in the MidwestCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Diabetes, Cholesterol Drug Combo Could Be Toxic New! 2020-08-05 03:00:00Title: Diabetes, Cholesterol Drug Combo Could Be ToxicCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Many Older Americans Staying Strong in the Pandemic New! 2020-08-05 03:00:00Title: Many Older Americans Staying Strong in the PandemicCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/4/2020 12:00:00 A

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Novavax says its coronavirus vaccine produced immune response New! 2020-08-04 17:04:37Novavax Inc said on Tuesday its experimental COVID-19 vaccine produced antibodies against the novel coronavirus and appears to be safe, according

B.C. records 146 COVID-19 cases over four days, New! 2020-08-04 16:44:49Health officials on Tuesday reported 146 cases of COVID-19 in B.C. over the past four days and no new deaths.

Don’t expect fully stocked shelves of Clorox disinfecting New! 2020-08-04 16:17:54Clorox products are used in Uber vehicles and United Airlines planes, and are sold by major retailers like Walmart, Amazon and Kroger.

Researchers hope manufactured antibodies could help treat COVID-19 New! 2020-08-04 15:35:22Manufactured antibodies, which are used to treat some forms of cancer, could also be used for COVID-19, researchers say.

Canada’s coronavirus restrictions could last years even with New! 2020-08-04 15:04:46Top doctor's comments come as polling suggests many Canadians fear unproven side effects.

Coronavirus: Kahnawake hits pause on reopening plans as New! 2020-08-04 12:15:58Officials in Kahnawake say they will stick to a 50-person limit for gatherings and say a plan to open bars and gaming establishments next Monday has b

Ontario reports 88 coronavirus cases Monday, 91 cases New! 2020-08-04 10:34:20"Today, 29 of 34 public health units are reporting fiver or fewer cases, with 16 of them reporting no new cases," Health Minister Christine Elliott

New Canadian clinical guidelines first to include chapter New! 2020-08-04 09:00:27A Dalhousie researcher says this will be the first time a national clinical guideline includes a chapter on weight stigma in the world.

COVID-19: Face masks spark ‘fear and anxiety’ among New! 2020-08-04 08:21:55The coronavirus pandemic has revealed long-standing challenges for those who are deaf or having hearing loss.

Canada reports 147 new coronavirus cases as the 2020-08-03 20:29:02Only a handful of provinces released new numbers on Monday, with many opting to wait until after the holiday to do so.

Coronavirus: Feds keep lid on some PPE contract 2020-08-03 17:18:46The federal Liberals have given companies more than $5.8 billion in COVID-19-related contracts for personal protective gear and medical supplies.

Face masks at home may be needed as 2020-08-03 14:14:30Dr. Deborah Birx told CNN coronavirus is "extraordinarily widespread" in the U.S. compared to spring.

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Breathe better with these nine exercises 2020-07-20 15:59:07Research shows that changing the way we breathe can influence weight, athletic performance, allergies, asthma, snoring, mood, stress, focus and so muc

Stress, isolation and free time: People are drinking 2020-07-20 14:54:05Parents, women, unemployed people, Black people and adults with mental health concerns all increased their alcohol consumption between February and Ap

Bounce your way to fitness 2020-07-20 08:00:00Trampolining is the latest way to stay healthy at home

In Norway, gymgoers avoid infections as virus recedes 2020-07-19 00:00:00In an unusual experiment, researchers found no coronavirus infections among thousands of people allowed to return to their gyms.

My cure for quarantine craziness? Exploring Toronto on 2020-07-18 08:00:00There are so many nooks and crannies to explore in this city, which is the perfect antidote to being cooped up inside.

Fitness buffs face new routines as gyms work 2020-07-17 18:16:00Fitness centres in much of Ontario are set to reopen Friday as part of Stage 3 of the government’s COVID-19 restart plan. However, exercise enth

‘Just wear the damn mask’ and other truths 2020-07-17 08:00:00While some anti-maskers say there are medical conditions that make wearing a mask dangerous, so we decided to ask real doctors.

I did yoga in a plastic pod during 2020-07-13 12:32:00Lmts Outdoor Studio offers fitness classes in safe socially distanced geodesic domes

Meredith Shaw is bringing body positivity to food 2020-07-13 08:00:00The ‘Double Your Dish’ star and her partner, chef Rodney Bowers, are serving up something fresh

Cancer trial to focus on protecting patients from 2020-07-10 15:13:14Researchers from the Ottawa Hospital say they want to explore the potential of IMM-101, a preparation featuring a dead pathogen containing properties

Stop doom-scrolling before bed, and other ways a 2020-07-10 08:00:00While many experienced disrupted sleep patterns when quarantine began, some have now figured out how to use the extra time at home to get more rest

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COVID-19 : peut-être jamais de solution miracle contre 2020-08-03 09:04:49L’OMS a averti lundi qu’il n’y aurait peut-être jamais de «panacée» contre la pandémie de COVID-19,

Nouveau bâtiment modulaire dès cet hiver à l'Hôpital 2020-08-03 08:32:06L'Hôpital de Verdun à Montréal comptera sur 36 lits supplémentaires dès l’hiver prochain avec la construction

Un organisme accompagnant des centaines d’aînés presque sans 2020-08-03 06:00:00Un organisme du Plateau Mont-Royal qui aide des aînés à rester autonomes a presque perdu tous ses bénévoles depuis l

La famille d’une centenaire inquiète 2020-08-02 16:53:03La famille de Lyna Ruda rencontre des difficultés à la transférer dans une résidence pour personnes en perte d’auton

Prudence avec vos barbecues 2020-08-02 01:00:00Une femme qui a été gravement brûlée s’estime très chanceuse de ne pas avoir été défigur&

Un stress constant pour les personnes autistes 2020-08-02 00:00:00Témoignage d’un homme vivant avec le syndrome d’Asperger qui enjoint les citoyens à respecter les règles.

Des auxiliaires en santé et services sociaux revendiquent 2020-08-01 19:26:39Des auxiliaires en santé et services sociaux s'apprêtent à passer la nuit devant l'Assemblée nationale, à Qu&eacut

Foyer d’éclosion de la COVID-19: un quatrième décès 2020-07-31 20:55:33La résidence privée pour aînés de l’arrondissement Beauport a été frappée par une éclosio

Visite dans les CHSLD: des familles ne respectent 2020-07-31 19:27:25Des employés d’un CHSLD de Trois-Rivières doivent se battre contre des familles récalcitrantes qui refusent de respecter le

Rassemblement de gens qui ne croient pas à 2020-07-31 18:18:25Des centaines de complotistes qui ne croient pas à l’existence du virus se préparaient à fêter tout le week-end &agra

Recrutement encourageant dans le réseau de la santé 2020-07-31 17:00:53Le recrutement de nouveau personnel continue d’aller bon train dans le système de santé de la Côte-Nord.

Le Dr Horacio Arruda porte plainte après la 2020-07-31 15:40:34Le Dr Horacio Arruda a porté plainte auprès de la Sûreté du Québec relativement à la publication récen


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