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 2021-10-27 12:25 

USA Today

Is your ex ruining your current relationship?...
 2021-10-27 11:45 

Men's Health News

The 16 Best Body Washes for Men to Smell Great All Day Long...

Need a men's body wash that'll make you smell fresh with a great scent? Check out the 16 best body washes for men that last all day long to combat body odor....

 2021-10-27 11:43 

AP

Judge rejects challenge to Southwest's vaccine mandate...

DALLAS (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a bid by pilots to block Southwest Airlines from imposing a vaccine mandate, saying the airline is within its power to require vaccination as a safety mea......

 2021-10-27 11:41 

Medscape

Four Years After Request, Six Articles Remain Unretracted...

According to the Japanese Anesthesiology Society, Saitoh had committed ethics violations in 10 articles, three of which had already been retracted and seven of which remained in the wild. Retraction Watch...

 2021-10-27 11:04 

ABC News (US)

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Merck agrees to let other drug makers make its COVID pill...

Pharmaceutical company Merck has agreed to allow other drug makers worldwide to make its COVID-19 treatment, the first pill that has been shown to be effective against the disease...

 2021-10-27 11:02 

USA Today

People are putting garlic in their ears. Doctor explains why it's a bad idea....

Garlic has many health benefits when incorporated into a healthy diet. But it won't cure an ear infection....

 2021-10-27 10:39 

ABC News (US)

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Russia marks another daily coronavirus death high...

Russia has hit another record for daily COVID-19 deaths as authorities across the country moved to keep most people off work in line with a Kremlin order aimed at stemming the spread...

 2021-10-27 10:38 

AP

Russia marks another daily coronavirus death high...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia hit another record for daily COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday as authorities across the country moved to keep most people off work in line with a Kremlin order aimed at stemming th......

 2021-10-27 10:35 

USA Today

FDA panel recommends Pfizer vaccine for kids 5 to 11; unvaccinated Americans face tougher rules for reentry into US: COVID-19 updates...

Children are one step closer to being able to receive a COVID vaccine, just as testing starts for a new-to-the-U.S. vaccine. More COVID updates....

 2021-10-27 10:20 

Medscape

My Experience as Family Medicine Resident in 2021...

My attending knew her patients; they were not faceless unknowns in a hospital gown to her. Medscape Family Medicine...

 2021-10-27 10:00 

NY Times

Merck Will Share Formula for its Covid Pill With Poor Countries...

The company announced a licensing deal that will allow the drug, molnupiravir, to be made and sold cheaply in 105 developing nations....

 2021-10-27 09:28 

ABC News (US)

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Germany to end national 'epidemic' situation next month...

The German parliament will not extend the "epidemic situation of national scope" when it expires next month, but will keep in place certain measures to check the spread of the coronavirus...

 2021-10-27 09:00 

NY Times

How Social Media Turned 'Prioritizing Mental Health' Into a Trap...

Online fame can be taxing. For one new show, that's a clever excuse to pay even more attention to a famous family....

 2021-10-27 08:07 

AP

Beijing confirms strict 'closed loop' for Winter Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese organizers have confirmed participants in next year's Winter Olympics will be strictly isolated from the general population and could face expulsion for violating COVID-19 re......

 2021-10-27 08:00 

AP

Tennessee lawmakers to hold special session focused on COVID...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's General Assembly on Wednesday will once again meet for a special legislative session this year, with the latest round dedicated to addressing COVID-19 measures a......

 2021-10-27 08:00 

AP

Beshear: Federal COVID-19 funeral assistance available...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Financial assistance is available for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020, Gov. Andy Beshear said. The funds are available through the Federal Emerg......

 2021-10-27 07:32 

AP

Italy hosts a climate-focused G20 as geopolitics shift...

ROME (AP) — The leaders of Russia and China aren't coming. Turkey nearly set off a diplomatic incident on the eve of the meeting. And the United States, Australia and France will be at the same tab......

 2021-10-27 06:59 

AP

Tuesday Sports in Brief...

MLBHOUSTON (AP) — Jorge Soler became the first player to begin a World Series with a home run and the Atlanta Braves beat the Houston Astros 6-2 in Tuesday night's opener despite the loss of pitche......

 2021-10-27 05:53 

ABC News (US)

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Vietnam starts vaccinating kids in effort to reopen schools...

Vietnam has started to vaccinate children as part of an effort to reopen schools after more than half a year of closures due to COVID-19...

 2021-10-27 05:45 

AP

More than 75% of eligible Maine residents fully vaccinated...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — More than 75% of Maine's eligible population is now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.About 70% of the entire population is fully vaccinated, state data said Wednesday. That ......

 2021-10-27 04:44 

Medical Daily

We Might Need Annual COVID-19 Booster Shots, Moderna Chair Says...

Moderna's co-founder and chairman Noubar Afeyan thinks there might be a need for annual COVID-19 boosters amid the pandemic....

 2021-10-27 04:05 

AP

EXPLAINER: Brazil senators urge COVID charges for Bolsonaro...

SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian Senate committee is recommending that President Jair Bolsonaro face a series of criminal indictments for actions and omissions related to the world's second highest COV......

 2021-10-27 03:41 

AP

Wisconsin lawmakers to send anti-abortion bills to governor...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Assembly was poised to give final approval Wednesday to a package of anti-abortion bills that Democratic Gov. Tony Evers is all-but certain ......

 2021-10-27 03:14 

AP

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown gets COVID-19 vaccine booster...

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown received a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot Tuesday and encouraged other eligible Oregonians to discuss booster shots with doctors."Vaccinations are our way o......

 2021-10-27 02:48 

ABC News (US)

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Illinois Senate OKs repealing abortion parental notification...

The Illinois Senate voted Tuesday to repeal a law requiring that parents or guardians be notified when girls younger than 18 seek an abortion...

 2021-10-27 02:30 

AP

Texans' McNair apologizes for use of phrase 'China virus'...

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans chairman and CEO Cal McNair has apologized for referring to the novel coronavirus as the "China virus" during the team's charity golf tournament in May.The phrase, use......

 2021-10-27 02:14 

AP

Illinois Senate OKs repealing abortion parental notification...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate voted Tuesday to repeal a law requiring that parents or guardians be notified when girls younger than 18 are seeking an abortion. Building on momentum a......

 2021-10-27 02:00 

AP

Blackhawks captain Toews enters NHL's COVID-19 protocol...

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks put captain Jonathan Toews and Henrik Borgstrom in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol on Tuesday, giving the winless team five players on the list.Toews and Borgstrom......

 2021-10-27 01:41 

ABC News (US)

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California county closes In-N-Out over vaccine verification...

Another California county has closed down an In-N-Out restaurant because the popular burger chain refuses to enforce COVID-19 vaccination rules...

 2021-10-27 01:34 

AP

New York's mayoral candidates trade barbs and compliments...

NEW YORK (AP) — The candidates running to become New York City's mayor lobbed accusations at each other about palling around with gangsters and acting like children or clowns, but their second deba......

 2021-10-27 00:33 

ABC News (US)

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New Zealand expands vaccine mandate to 40% of all workers...

New Zealand's government says it will expand a vaccine mandate to include thousands of workers who have close contact with their customers — including those at restaurants, bars, gyms and hair salons...

 2021-10-27 00:19 

AP

2 Georgia law officers indicted in man's 2016 shooting death...

EAST POINT, Ga. (AP) — A grand jury on Tuesday returned an eight-count indictment against two law enforcement officers in connection with the 2016 killing of a man shot 76 times during an attempted......

 2021-10-26 23:51 

AP

Navajo Nation reports 32 more COVID-19 cases, 1 more death...

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation on Tuesday reported 32 more COVID-19 cases and one additional death.It marked only the ninth time in the past 27 days that the tribe has reported a coron......

 2021-10-26 22:43 

CDC

CDC Lab Testing Confirms Cause of Melioidosis Outbreak...

Bacterial strain in aromatherapy spray a match to strain in four patients....

 2021-10-26 22:34 

ABC News (US)

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Louisiana lifts mask mandate amid sharp drop in COVID cases...

Louisiana is ending its statewide indoor mask mandate after emerging from its latest and worst coronavirus spike of the pandemic and seeing a sharp decline in new COVID-19 infections...

 2021-10-26 22:34 

AP

Louisiana lifts mask mandate amid sharp drop in COVID cases...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana is ending its statewide indoor mask mandate after emerging from its latest and worst coronavirus spike of the pandemic and seeing a sharp decline in new COVID-19 i......

 2021-10-26 22:32 

ABC News (US)

[ Health ]

More workers sue US nuclear lab over vaccine mandate...

Another group of workers is suing Los Alamos National Laboratory over its COVID-19 vaccine mandate...

 2021-10-26 22:32 

AP

More workers sue US nuclear lab over vaccine mandate...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Another group of workers is suing Los Alamos National Laboratory over its COVID-19 vaccine mandate, arguing that the requirement discriminates against employees who sought ......

 2021-10-26 22:31 

AP

Wyoming lawmakers to mull penalties for requiring vaccines...

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Requiring workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 would result in up to $10 million in fines and at least $500,000 in damages under bills Wyoming lawmakers will consider in......

 2021-10-26 21:47 

Medscape

FDA Panel Votes to Approve Pfizer's Vaccine for Children...

Despite some questions and concerns, the advisory panel felt the benefits outweighed the risks for children 5-11....

 2021-10-26 21:39 

AP

Death of female hiker in Scottsdale was due to heart disease...

PHOENIX (AP) — The death of a woman while hiking in Scottsdale last weekend was believed to be due to medical reasons, authorities said Tuesday.The Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office's preli......

 2021-10-26 21:38 

AP

Florida county relaxes mask mandate for high school students...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida school district that had required masks for all students to slow the spread of COVID-19 decided Tuesday to relax its mandate for high school students.The Brow......

 2021-10-26 21:29 

Medscape

ID Experts Answer the Who, How, and When of COVID Testing...

COVID-19 testing is evolving just like other aspects of the pandemic — and infectious disease experts share the latest on the trials and tribulations of individual testing. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-26 21:25 

AP

Kentucky reports 1,493 new COVID-19 cases, 25 virus deaths...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported nearly 1,500 new COVID-19 cases and 25 more virus-related deaths on Tuesday, while the statewide rate of residents testing positive for the virus continued t......

 2021-10-26 21:13 

Medscape

Which Agent Best for Neuromyelitis Optica?...

A new indirect comparison of three new FDA-approved treatment options for aquaporin4+ neuromyelitis optica has suggested that eculizumab is the most effective. But many limitations have been raised. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-26 21:00 

Medscape

Understaffed State Psychiatric Facilities Leave Patients in Limbo...

The pandemic has so seriously strained already tight state psychiatric hospitals that these facilities for the poorest and most vulnerable people with mental illness struggle to admit new patients. Kaiser Health News...

 2021-10-26 21:00 

Men's Health News

This Is Why Narcissists Get Promoted So Easily...

This is why narcissists get promoted and reach positions of power according to a study using the Narcissistic Personality Inventory....

 2021-10-26 20:55 

AP

Alaska special session trudges on with little action...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Legislature is in special session but it's quiet at the Capitol, where many legislative offices have been dark, floor sessions in some cases have lasted seconds and......

 2021-10-26 20:47 

Medscape

Antipsychotic Effective for Steroid-Induced Psychosis in MS...

A popular antipsychotic calms patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) who develop psychiatric distress after taking corticosteroids, a new case review suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-26 20:45 

Medscape

Stress, Depression During Pregnancy Can Harm Child...

The developing fetus is sensitive to the mother's condition during pregnancy, warn researchers, who report changes to the placenta are tied to the woman's mental health. WebMD Health News...

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