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We're in a She-cession

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:29

Most Americans probably won't be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 03:37
A wedding in Maine is linked to 176 Covid-19 cases and the deaths of seven people who didn't attend the celebration, demonstrating just how easily and quickly the virus can spread at social gatherings, public health experts say.

Trump knew testing Covid-19 vaccines would take months, Woodward book shows

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 03:35
President Donald Trump knew back in the spring that it would probably take a year to develop a coronavirus vaccine, according to interviews with journalist Bob Woodward.

ICUs are nearing capacity in this French city. And it's only September

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 18:22
Dealing with the first wave was like a sprint, the second will be more like a marathon.

How to help siblings get along better

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 16:26
Sibling rivalry is often taken as an unexamined fact of family life -- as much a part of parenting as potty training or bedtime stories.

Trump mental health official accuses media of overblowing dangers of Covid-19

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 16:25
The assistant secretary of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz, accused the media of being dishonest about the coronavirus pandemic and reiterated Trump talking points about Covid-19.

CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 10:28
Children and teens from minority groups are disproportionately hit by coronavirus, just as older adults are, according to the findings of a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Unpopular teens could be at higher risk of heart conditions later in life, study suggests

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 06:30
Many of us hope to escape who we were in high school -- particularly if you were last in line to be picked in gym class -- but a growing body of research suggests that how popular you are in adolescence has a link with psychological and physical health decades later.

Isolation and the Brain

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 04:22

Crowded parties and coronavirus concerns keep high schoolers from returning to the classroom

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 04:22
Overcrowded parties have forced several high schools to go back to online learning in hopes of staving off Covid-19 outbreaks.

Study hints Covid-19 may have been in the US as early as December

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 04:22
Researchers believe they have found evidence that the novel coronavirus may have been circulating in the US as early as late December, about a month before the current timeline from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Italian airport gets world's first five-star anti-Covid award

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 03:58
Travelers eager to fly again may want to consider Italy as their next destination.

NIH 'very concerned' about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 20:44
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming a coronavirus vaccine trial that was halted when a participant suffered spinal cord damage, even as the National Institutes of Health has launched an investigation of the case.

These immunocompromised college students felt isolated when the fall semester began. So they did something about it

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 19:27
At first, Cameron Lynch thought she would need prepared questions for the group to discuss in their first Zoom call.

What you need to know about coronavirus today

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 19:25
More than half a million children in the United States have been diagnosed with Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association.

Here's why a vaccine will not stop the Covid-19 pandemic right away

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 19:19
Dr. Umair Shah remembers the last mass vaccination campaign the US waged.

A 9-year-old who's been battling coronavirus for 6 months says the illness is a big deal

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 19:11
Eli Lipman, 9, and his father have been battling the impact of Covid-19 since March, and he said life as a "long hauler" isn't easy.

How to sleep better — kids and grown-ups alike

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 16:16
A neuroscientist shares tips on how everyone in the family, both children and adults, can get a better night's sleep.

A mother's poor mental health may harm child development, study says

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 16:16
Depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy were associated with deficits in childhood development, a study has found. Mothers can manage their mental health for the health of themselves and their babies, and especially during the pandemic.

The world's largest vaccine maker,

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 16:16
The world's largest vaccine maker, Serum Institute, says it may take until 2024 to get everyone a Covid-19 vaccine if the vaccine requires two doses. CNN's Athena Jones reports.