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 2021-03-04 10:02 

AP

Tennessee health agency names new assistant commissioner...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Health announced Wednesday that Tobi Adeyeye Amosun has been named assistant commissioner of the agency's Division of Family Health and......

 2021-03-04 10:02 

AP

The Latest: Sri Lanka approves Russia's Sputnik V vaccine...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka's drug regulatory body has approved the Russian Sputnik V vaccine as the second available for use in the Indian Ocean island nation.The state minister......

 2021-03-04 09:09 

AP

One Good Thing: A taste of the islands makes lockdown easier...

LONDON (AP) — Glenda Andrew pulls a tray of salmon from the oven, filling the community center's kitchen with the aroma of garlic, cayenne and lemon rising from its crackling skin.It is the......

 2021-03-04 09:04 

ABC News (US)

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The Latest: Sri Lanka approves Russia's Sputnik V vaccine...

Sri Lanka's drug regulatory body has approved the Russian Sputnik V vaccine as the second available for use in the Indian Ocean island nation...

 2021-03-04 09:00 

USA Today

Arizona orders schools to reopen for in-person classes by March 15; New York eases travel policies; 518K US deaths. Latest COVID-19 updates...

Starbucks, Target, other retailers will still require masks in Texas. U.S. death toll nears 520K. New York eases travel rules. Latest COVID-19 news....

 2021-03-04 08:49 

AP

UK and 4 nations to fast-track modified COVID-19 vaccines...

LONDON (AP) — Regulators in the U.K. and four other countries plan to fast-track the development of modified COVID-19 vaccines to ensure that drugmakers are able to move swiftly in targeting......

 2021-03-04 07:52 

ABC News (US)

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UK and 4 nations to fast-track modified COVID-19 vaccines...

Regulators in the U.K. and four other countries plan to fast-track the development of modified COVID-19 vaccines to ensure drugmakers are able to move swiftly in targeting emerging variants of the disease...

 2021-03-04 07:47 

ABC News (US)

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Some Belgians shout: 'King! Tear down your garden walls!'...

People in Brussels are craving open spaces in times of pandemic restrictions and often end up in overcrowded parks where social distancing is impossible...

 2021-03-04 06:20 

ABC News (US)

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California to give 40% of vaccine doses to vulnerable areas...

California will begin setting aside 40% of all vaccine doses for the state's most vulnerable neighborhoods in an effort to inoculate people most at risk from the coronavirus more quickly...

 2021-03-04 05:31 

ABC News (US)

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Dems tighten relief benefits, firm up support for virus bill...

President Joe Biden and Democrats have agreed to tighten eligibility limits for stimulus checks...

 2021-03-04 05:04 

ABC News (US)

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California to give 40% of vaccine doses to vulnerable areas...

California will begin setting aside 40% of all vaccine doses for the state's most vulnerable neighborhoods in an effort to inoculate people most at risk from the coronavirus more quickly...

 2021-03-04 04:32 

ABC News (US)

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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen inoculated against COVID-19...

Cambodian Prime Minister Hu Sen has been inoculated with a vaccine supplied by the World Health Organization's COVAX initiative, as a plan to immunize up to two thirds of the country's population remains on track to be completed by the end of the ...

 2021-03-04 03:26 

USA Today

Four states have rolled back mask mandates. More could be on the way. Here's what it could mean for all of us....

Texas and Mississippi joined more than a dozen other states that don't have mask mandates in place. But businesses and local leaders are ignoring the eased rules....

 2021-03-04 02:46 

AP

Senate OKs bill prohibiting price gouging during emergencies...

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Senate has approved a measure that would prohibit price gouging for certain goods and services during a state of emergency, like the current COVID-19......

 2021-03-04 02:27 

AP

Washington state surpasses 5,000 COVID-19 deaths...

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state has surpassed 5,000 deaths from the coronavirus, a milestone that comes a few days after the one-year anniversary of the first known virus death in the......

 2021-03-04 01:51 

AP

Canada vaccine panel recommends 4 months between COVID doses...

TORONTO (AP) — A national panel of vaccine experts in Canada recommended Wednesday that provinces extend the interval between the two doses of a COVID-19 shot to four months to quickly inoculate......

 2021-03-04 01:24 

AP

Navajo Nation reports 20 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths...

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation on Wednesday reported 20 new COVID-19 cases with three additional deaths.The latest figures from tribal health officials bring the total number......

 2021-03-04 00:57 

AP

Vegas-area schools post video aimed at student mental health...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — School and elected officials in Nevada acknowledged the mental and emotional strain the coronavirus pandemic has had on children, releasing a suicide-prevention public service......

 2021-03-04 00:43 

AP

Oregon reaches 1 million COVID-19 vaccination mark...

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — More than 1 million people in Oregon have been vaccinated against COVID-19, officials said on Wednesday.The total number of doses administered in the state had reached......

 2021-03-04 00:40 

Medscape

Senate Committee Splits in Party-Line Vote on HHS Nominee Becerra...

It is not clear whether Becerra can muster enough votes to win full Senate confirmation. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-03-04 00:33 

ABC News (US)

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Texas schools, stores divided on masks as mandate ends...

The impact of Texas' governor repealing many of the state's COVID-19 restrictions is beginning to take shape...

 2021-03-04 00:20 

AP

Raiders GM Mike Mayock: 'Jury is still out' on Trent Brown...

Las Vegas Raiders general manager Mike Mayock says the "jury is still out" on whether highly paid right tackle Trent Brown will be back in 2021 after being limited by injuries in his first two......

 2021-03-03 23:27 

NY Times

Delayed Skin Reactions Appear After Vaccine Shots...

Doctors are reporting additional, minor symptoms that appear several days after people have received their shots....

 2021-03-03 23:24 

Medscape

Sleep Apnea, Cognitive Impairment Common Bedfellows...

A new study correlated obstructive sleep apnea with lower cognition and poorer sleep quality. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-03-03 23:17 

AP

Boone takes leave for pacemaker; Lester to have surgery...

New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone took a leave of absence from the team to get a pacemaker and intends to return to work in a few days.New York said the procedure was likely to be......

 2021-03-03 23:01 

USA Today

Widely used convalescent plasma treatment doesn't stop COVID-19 patients from getting sicker, study finds...

The treatment was authorized for emergency use last summer, but clinical trials showed plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients didn't help fight illness....

 2021-03-03 22:53 

Medical Daily

Taking Cherries Out of the Pie, and the French Out of the Dressing...

In a world where cherry pie could lose some filling and carrot cake donuts can be devoid of carrots, what's left for us to trust?...

 2021-03-03 22:44 

AP

Pennsylvania hauled to court over blocking plastic bag bans...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia and three other municipalities in Pennsylvania sued the state Wednesday over what they say was a covert abuse of legislative power to block local bans or taxes on......

 2021-03-03 22:08 

Medscape

Do Antidepressants Increase Risk of Brain Bleeds?...

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are not associated with an increased risk of intracerebral hemorrhage in a large observational study, but one expert urged caution in interpreting the finding. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-03-03 22:07 

Medscape

White House: Next 3 Months 'Pivotal' In COVID Fight...

The next 3 months in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic are "pivotal," CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, said. WebMD Health News...

 2021-03-03 22:04 

Men's Health News

A Top Trainer Shares His 8 Favorite Dumbbell Legs Exercises...

Kinesiologist Jeremy Ethier shares the science-backed dumbbell exercises you need to be doing to grow your leg muscles....

 2021-03-03 22:03 

Men's Health News

All of Harry Styles' Tattoos Explained...

Harry Styles, former One Direction star, current star star, has over 50 tattoos. Here is what (almost) every Harry Styles tattoo means....

 2021-03-03 22:00 

USA Today

Good news about the 'Moderna arm' vaccine rash — it's no worse with second shot...

There were concerns people who experienced the annoying rash might have a worse reaction with the second dose but that's not the case, a study finds....

 2021-03-03 21:59 

AP

The Latest: Big East teams to get tickets for men's hoops...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Big East Conference is going to provide a limited number of tickets to each of the......

 2021-03-03 21:18 

ABC News (US)

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New Mexico corrections officer sues over vaccination mandate...

A corrections officer is suing a New Mexico county over a requirement that first responders and other Dona Ana County employees be vaccinated...

 2021-03-03 21:17 

AP

Cardona's deputy appointed acting education commissioner...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont has appointed Charlene Russell-Tucker to serve as acting state education commissioner, taking over the position vacated when Miguel Cardona was confirmed......

 2021-03-03 20:58 

Medscape

2021 NRMP Specialty Match Sees Record Numbers...

Bolstered in part by a flood of osteopathic docs, the Specialties Matching Service of the National Resident Matching Program reported record numbers this year. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-03-03 20:53 

Men's Health News

Clint Eastwood's Life in Photos...

As an actor and director, his resume more than speaks for itself, but we delved into the archives to find out more about the private actor....

 2021-03-03 20:53 

Men's Health News

15+ Stylish Man Cave Ideas That Defy All the Clichs...

Defy the style-deprived clichs of a traditional man cave with these stunning spaces, which are full of inspiration....

 2021-03-03 20:53 

Men's Health News

15 Things You Didn't Know About Anthony Bourdain...

The life of sharp-tongued, globetrotting chef, Anthony Bourdain, was anything but dull....

 2021-03-03 20:43 

AP

Oklahoma virus deaths increased to conform with CDC count...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of Oklahoma deaths due to the illness caused by the coronavirus jumped by about 2,500 Wednesday as the state health department began using the count reported by the......

 2021-03-03 20:28 

ABC News (US)

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VIRUS TODAY: Most small businesses don't require virus tests...

A report from the U.S. Census Bureau says a majority of small businesses aren't requiring COVID-19 vaccines or tests for employees...

 2021-03-03 20:26 

ABC News (US)

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Search on for Alaska helicopter piloted by tribal official...

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching in waters off Alaska for an overdue helicopter piloted by the former head of Alaska's largest tribal health care organization...

 2021-03-03 20:23 

NY Times

Plan to Ditch the Mask After Vaccination? Not So Fast....

It's not clear whether vaccinated people may still spread the virus, but the answer to that question is coming soon. Until then, scientists urge caution....

 2021-03-03 20:09 

Men's Health News

Skipping a Routine Doctor's Visit Could Cause You to Miss Something More Serious. Don't Wait....

Regular preventative care and testing could be the difference between catching certain cancers early or after they have already progressed....

 2021-03-03 20:06 

ABC News (US)

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It's back to school for Jill Biden and new education chief...

First lady Jill Biden and new Education Secretary Miguel Cardona are out to show that in-person learning can be done safely in schools during the pandemic...

 2021-03-03 19:54 

Men's Health News

The 9 Best Vacuums for Eliminating Pet Hair From Your Home...

Whether you have carpets or hardwood floors, keep your home clean with the best vacuums for pet hair, including cordless and robot vacuums from Dyson and iRobot....

 2021-03-03 19:34 

Medscape

When Should a Patient's Violent Thoughts Trigger Action?...

Psychiatrists routinely ask about violent thoughts and homicidal ideation, but violent fantasies can be a warning sign of future danger, one expert notes. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-03-03 19:20 

NY Times

Los Angeles County finds fewer cases among health care workers as more get vaccinated....

New cases have fallen sharply among workers in the county's nursing homes and long-term care facilities, which have been hot spots during the pandemic....

 2021-03-03 19:16 

AP

New Hampshire considers separate children's services agency...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's efforts to protect and help vulnerable children would be spun off into a separate agency under a bill before a Senate committee Wednesday.Currently,......

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