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 2021-03-02 22:48 

ABC News (US)

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Brazilian virus variant emerges in Oregon; 1st in West Coast...

The Brazilian variant of the coronavirus has emerged in Oregon, the first known such case on the U.S. West Coast...

 2021-03-02 22:48 

Medscape

Variants or 'Scariants': Are the Threats Real or Just Media Hype?...

WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with Dr Eric Topol about the COVID-19 variants -- which are legitimate threats vs premature media hype? WebMD...

 2021-03-02 22:45 

Medscape

Delirium Common, Costly After Mitral, Tricuspid Valve Repair...

The incidence was similar to that seen after transcatheter aortic valve replacement and, likewise, associated with worse outcomes in a cohort of elderly patients. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-03-02 22:37 

Medscape

Texas Becomes Biggest US State to Lift COVID-19 Mask Mandate...

Texas is lifting its mask mandate, Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday, making it the largest state to end an order intended to prevent the spread of the coronavirus that has killed more than 42,000 Texans. Associated Press...

 2021-03-02 22:30 

AP

Biden's Cabinet half-empty after slow start in confirmations...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's Cabinet is taking shape at the slowest pace of any in modern history, with fewer than a dozen nominees for top posts confirmed more than a month into his......

 2021-03-02 22:20 

AP

Oklahoma epidemiologist: State to use CDC COVID death report...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The president of the Oklahoma State Medical Association said Tuesday that he is encouraged and happy that the State Department of Health will begin using U.S. Centers for......

 2021-03-02 22:00 

AP

Virus variant races through Italy, especially among children...

ROME (AP) — The variant of the coronavirus discovered in Britain is prevalent among Italy's infected schoolchildren and is helping to fuel a "robust" uptick in the curve of COVID-19 contagion in......

 2021-03-02 21:40 

ABC News (US)

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Texas and other states ease COVID-19 rules despite warnings...

Texas has become the biggest state to lift its mask rule, joining a rapidly growing movement by governors and other leaders across the U.S. to loosen COVID-19 restrictions despite alarmed pleas from health officials not to let down their guard yet...

 2021-03-02 21:37 

ABC News (US)

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Biden directs states to prioritize vaccinating all teachers; federal gov't to supply shots through pharmacy program...

Biden directs states to prioritize vaccinating all teachers; federal gov't to supply shots through pharmacy program...

 2021-03-02 21:28 

ABC News (US)

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Biden: US expects enough COVID vaccine for all adult Americans by end of May, 2 months earlier than anticipated...

Biden: US expects enough COVID vaccine for all adult Americans by end of May, 2 months earlier than anticipated...

 2021-03-02 21:20 

Men's Health News

Every WandaVision Theme Song, Ranked...

In this story, we rank every WandaVision theme song by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, including Agatha All Along and more....

 2021-03-02 21:19 

Men's Health News

Everything We Know About Disney+'s Loki Season 1...

Marvel brings Loki (Tom Hiddleston) back to life in Disney +'s 'Loki,' a universe-jumping series taking place during the events of the 'Avengers' films....

 2021-03-02 21:08 

USA Today

COVID-19 can derange the immune system in complex ways, research shows. Here's how....

Researchers are testing treatments to overcome autoimmune reactions that begin when the body's defenses respond to the coronavirus....

 2021-03-02 21:04 

Medscape

Vitamin Sales Skyrocket in the Pandemic, but Buyer Beware...

The supplement market, valued at $48 billion in 2019, is projected to grow to $58 billion this year, but misleading claims take advantage of people trying new methods to improve health in a crisis. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-03-02 21:03 

Medscape

COVID-19 Pandemic Fuels Attacks on Health Workers Globally...

A new report by the Human Rights Center identified more than 1100 threats or acts of violence against health care workers and facilities last year. Associated Press...

 2021-03-02 21:01 

ABC News (US)

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Virus variant races through Italy, especially among children...

Italian health officials say the variant of the coronavirus discovered in Britain is prevalent among the country's infected schoolchildren and warn that the curve of contagion is showing signs of "robust" uptick...

 2021-03-02 20:55 

Medscape

'Landmark' Schizophrenia Drug in the Wings?...

A novel treatment that combines a muscarinic receptor agonist with an anticholinergic agent is associated with greater reduction in psychosis vs placebo, new research shows. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-03-02 20:51 

AP

Ukraine's leader gets vaccine shot to dispel public doubts...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president received a coronavirus vaccine shot Tuesday in a bid to dispel widespread public skepticism about vaccination.President Volodymyr Zelenskiy got the......

 2021-03-02 20:30 

AP

Whitmer faces criticism over severance deals for officials...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer faced growing criticism Tuesday after the disclosure of another severance deal for a former top health official, a day after her administration......

 2021-03-02 20:29 

Medscape

Age Should Not Prevent Aggressive Esophageal Cancer Treatment...

Neoadjuvant chemoradiation plus esophagectomy can be performed safely in well-selected older patients with locally advanced esophageal or esophagogastric junction cancer, according to a review Medscape Medical News...

 2021-03-02 20:27 

AP

VIRUS TODAY: Merck to produce J&J shot, Dems set to debate...

Here's what's happening Tuesday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.:THREE THINGS TO KNOW TODAY:— Drugmaker Merck & Co. will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson's newly......

 2021-03-02 20:12 

AP

Whitmer: Michigan will loosen capacity limits for businesses...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday announced the further loosening of Michigan's coronavirus restrictions, easing capacity limits in restaurants and a host of other businesses......

 2021-03-02 20:12 

Medscape

Twitter to Put Warning Labels on Misleading Vaccine Information...

Twitter says it will start attaching warning labels to tweets that contain misleading information about the coronavirus vaccine and institute a "strike" system to penalize users who post such misinformation. WebMD Health News...

 2021-03-02 20:07 

AP

COVID-19 vaccine coming to Pick 'n Save, Metro Market stores...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Nearly 4,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine will be distributed to Pick 'n Save and Metro Market locations in Wisconsin this week, the state Department of Health Services......

 2021-03-02 19:58 

ABC News (US)

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Texas becomes biggest US state to lift COVID-19 mask mandate...

Only California and New York have reported more COVID-19 deaths than Texas....

 2021-03-02 19:53 

ABC News (US)

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Ukraine's leader gets vaccine shot to dispel public doubts...

Ukraine's president has received a coronavirus vaccine shot in a bid to dispel widespread public skepticism about vaccination...

 2021-03-02 19:50 

ABC News (US)

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Texas ends mask mandate after 8 months, becoming largest state to lift order intended to prevent spread of COVID-19...

Texas ends mask mandate after 8 months, becoming largest state to lift order intended to prevent spread of COVID-19...

 2021-03-02 19:39 

ABC News (US)

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Abortion concerns prompt archdiocese warning on vaccine...

The Archdiocese of New Orleans is advising Roman Catholics that the COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson is "morally compromised" because it's produced using cell lines developed from aborted fetuses...

 2021-03-02 19:36 

USA Today

Andrew Cuomo and the spectrum of sexual abuse: Why these accusations matter...

The accusations against Andrew Cuomo should be taken seriously, experts say. All behaviors along the sexual violence spectrum are harmful....

 2021-03-02 19:29 

ABC News (US)

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VIRUS TODAY: Merck to produce J&J shot, Dems set to debate...

Drugmaker Merck & Co. will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson's newly approved coronavirus vaccine in an effort to expand supply more quickly...

 2021-03-02 19:07 

Medscape

Merck Will Help Johnson & Johnson Manufacture Vaccine...

One Merck facility will make the actual vaccine and the other Merck facility will provide "fill-finish"; services, in which the vaccine is placed in vials and packaged for distribution. WebMD Health News...

 2021-03-02 18:56 

ABC News (US)

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Russian Sputnik V vaccine splits Slovakia ruling coalition...

Slovakia faces a political crisis over a secret deal to acquire Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine orchestrated by the country's prime minister despite a disagreement of his coalition partners...

 2021-03-02 18:54 

AP

Vermont to expand COVID-19 vaccines to teachers...

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The state of Vermont is expanding the number of people eligible to be vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19 to include teachers, Gov. Phil Scott said......

 2021-03-02 18:54 

AP

A year in, coronavirus rages in vaccine-needy West Bank...

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel's spring of hope is unfolding alongside the Palestinians' winter of despair.More than half of Israel's population of 9.3 million have been vaccinated and......

 2021-03-02 18:31 

Medscape

ACOG Advises on Care for Transgender Patients...

The committee opinion provides guidance for ob-gyns. on topics including inclusivity, routine screening, fertility and reproductive issues, hormone therapy, medication use, and surgery. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-03-02 18:14 

Medscape

Most Migraine Patients Fail to Reap the Benefits of Exercise...

Getting the recommended amount of exercise can help reduce migraine days and mi-graine triggers such as stress, depression, and sleep problems, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-03-02 18:14 

Medscape

Asthma Patients Say Most Doctors Don't Ask About Cannabis Use...

Among individuals with asthma and allergies who use cannabis, more than half said they aren't willing to discuss their use of cannabis with their doctor and their doctor doesn't ask. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-03-02 18:03 

AP

The Latest: Strict fan rules at SEC men's hoops tourney...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Southeastern Conference wants the few fans able to attend the men's basketball tournament in......

 2021-03-02 17:59 

ABC News (US)

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Algerian students restart weekly protests cut off by virus...

Hundreds of students have restarted their weekly Tuesday protest marches that were called off last spring due to the coronavirus...

 2021-03-02 17:58 

Medscape

Heavier Girls Hit Hormonal Puberty Earlier, Develop Breasts Later...

More recent studies suggest that "girls with greater childhood adiposity have earlier thelarche and progress through puberty at a faster rate than normal weight girls." Medscape Medical News...

 2021-03-02 17:34 

Men's Health News

Watch This Bodybuilder Get Wrecked by Arnold Schwarzenegger's 'Blueprint' Workout...

YouTuber Aseel Soueid tried all of Arnold Schwarzenegger's favored compound exercises in an intense full-body workout....

 2021-03-02 17:21 

ABC News (US)

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Dutch bar owners, sex workers protest against virus lockdown...

Some Dutch cafe owners have symbolically opened their outdoor terraces in a protest against the government's coronavirus lockdown...

 2021-03-02 17:16 

Men's Health News

Pucker Up (or Don't): 40 Celebrities Reveal Their Worst On-Screen Kisses...

From slobbery smooches to lip-locking for an audience, not every kiss in the movie world goes according to plan. Here are some of the worst kissers in Hollywood, according to celebs....

 2021-03-02 17:12 

ABC News (US)

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Hong Kong probes death of man who received COVID-19 vaccine...

Hong Kong authorities are investigating the death of a chronically ill man who died two days after he received a COVID-19 vaccine...

 2021-03-02 17:03 

Men's Health News

These Resistance Band Exercises Can Help You Build Bigger, Stronger Shoulders...

Athlean-X founder Jeff Cavaliere demonstrates how to build bigger, stronger shoulders without lifting weights, using a series of resistance band exercises....

 2021-03-02 16:44 

AP

Amid 'historic' rollout, UN vaccine project faces some delay...

GENEVA (AP) — A leader of the U.N.-backed project to deploy COVID-19 vaccines to needy people in both rich and poor countries acknowledged Tuesday that the rollout has gone slower than expected in......

 2021-03-02 16:43 

Men's Health News

The 9 Best Deals to Check Out During Reebok's Big Hauliday Sale...

Today only, Reebok shoppers can save 40 percent off select items with the promo code HAULIDAY. Shop our favorite deals here....

 2021-03-02 16:36 

Medscape

New Gout Guidelines: Primary Care Pointers...

Dr Neil Skolnik highlights new evidence-based gout management recommendations. Medscape Family Medicine...

 2021-03-02 16:22 

NY Times

How Do Virus Variants Get Their Names?...

B.1.351 may sound sweet to a molecular epidemiologist, but what's the alternative, other than stigmatizing geographical names?...

 2021-03-02 16:07 

Men's Health News

100 Juicy 'Never Have I Ever' Questions to Make the Game a Lot More Exciting...

Never Have I Ever is the perfect game to play during self-isolation. Here are 100 juicy questions to make the game a whole lot more exciting....

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