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 2021-01-19 08:06 

ABC News (US)

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The Latest: India vaccine developer warns some to avoid shot...

India's homegrown vaccine developer Bharat Biotech has warned people with weaker immunity and other medical conditions that include allergies, fever, or a bleeding disorder to consult a doctor before taking the shot — and if possible avoid the v...

 2021-01-19 08:03 

ABC News (US)

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Germany's Merkel, state leaders ponder tougher virus rules...

Chancellor Angela Merkel is holding a virtual meeting with the governors of Germany's 16 states to discuss the country's pandemic measures amid concerns that new mutations of the coronavirus could trigger a fresh surge in cases...

 2021-01-19 06:10 

ABC News (US)

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Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest surge...

Coronavirus infections are surging to unprecedented heights in the United Arab Emirates...

 2021-01-19 06:06 

AP

Biden's hefty to-do list starts with a flurry of orders...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden has given himself an imposing to-do list for his earliest days as president and many promises to keep over the longer haul.Overshadowing everything at the very......

 2021-01-19 05:09 

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Exhausted hospital chaplains bring solace to lonely, dying...

Just like doctors, nurses and other medical-care providers, hospital chaplains have become part of the line of first responders when it comes to treating people with COVID-19...

 2021-01-19 04:59 

ABC News (US)

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Asia Today: China sees virus outbreaks across its northeast...

China is dealing with coronavirus outbreaks across its frigid northeast, prompting additional lockdowns and travel bans ahead of next month's Lunar New Year holiday...

 2021-01-19 04:20 

AP

Nevada proposes cuts to education, hopes for federal relief...

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic has hit Nevada particularly hard, complicating budget planning in a state that levies no state income tax on......

 2021-01-19 02:39 

AP

3 more COVID-19 cases linked to Australian Open arrivals...

Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley has ruled out any change in the best-of-five set format for men's singles matches at the season-opening tennis major as three more COVID-19 cases......

 2021-01-19 01:21 

AP

New Mexico reports 628 new virus cases Monday, 26 deaths...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Health officials in New Mexico said 628 new coronavirus cases and 26 deaths were reported Monday.The latest numbers from the Department of Health bring the total known......

 2021-01-19 00:54 

AP

UConn's Auriemma: Schools need NCAA Tournament this season...

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma says playing an NCAA Tournament this year, at least on the men's side, is a fiscal necessity for most schools.The Hall of......

 2021-01-18 23:33 

AP

Texas reports 10,000 new COVID-19 cases, 46 more deaths...

DALLAS (AP) — Texas reported more than 10,000 new cases of COVID-19 Monday and 46 more deaths from the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.The number of Texans hospitalized with......

 2021-01-18 23:27 

AP

Gov. Lujan Grisham not planning to attend Biden inauguration...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M (AP) —New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham will not be attending President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration in Washington on Wednesday.Lujan Grisham's office told......

 2021-01-18 23:19 

ABC News (US)

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California becomes first state to top 3 million coronavirus infections...

California becomes first state to top 3 million coronavirus infections...

 2021-01-18 22:50 

AP

Gov. Hutchinson, health secretary receive COVID-19 vaccine...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Secretary of Health Dr. Jos R. Romero received their first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine during a televised event Monday.Hutchinson,......

 2021-01-18 22:27 

Medscape

Type of Alzheimer's With Intact Memory Offers New Research Paths...

Patients with primary progressive aphasia-associated Alzheimer's seem to be more resilient to effects of neurofibrillary tangles in the brain, a new study shows. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-01-18 22:27 

AP

Judge orders company to take 3M's trademarks off N95 masks...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a Florida company accused of selling counterfeit N95 face masks with 3M's name on them to stop using the Minnesota company's trademarks and......

 2021-01-18 21:44 

AP

Wisconsin reports 19 new deaths due to the coronavirus...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin health officials on Monday confirmed 19 new deaths due to the coronavirus, all but two of which were in Milwaukee County.The update lifted the number of......

 2021-01-18 21:34 

AP

Vanderbilt ends women's basketball season...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt's women's basketball program has decided to end its season after struggling with a depleted roster.The school announced the move on Monday. The Commodores......

 2021-01-18 21:15 

AP

Nebraska COVID hospitalizations drop to lowest since Oct. 26...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus in Nebraska has dropped to its lowest point in nearly three months, according to state statistics.The Nebraska......

 2021-01-18 20:55 

Medscape

California Urges Stop to 300K COVID-19 Vaccines After Some Fall Ill...

California's state epidemiologist is urging a halt to more than 300,000 coronavirus vaccinations using a Moderna vaccine version because some people may have had severe allergic reactions. Associated Press...

 2021-01-18 20:30 

ABC News (US)

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NY gov explores buying virus vaccine directly from maker...

Frustrated by the flow of coronavirus vaccine from the federal government, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday floated the idea of buying shots for New Yorkers directly from one of the vaccine makers, Pfizer...

 2021-01-18 20:17 

AP

Walz announces vaccine pilot program amid supply concerns...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz announced a pilot program on Monday to vaccinate teachers, child care workers and individuals over 65 as the state aims to expand its coronavirus vaccine rollout......

 2021-01-18 20:14 

CBC

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Monday...

With hospital intensive care units in parts of Ontario reaching capacity due to COVID-19, a new hospital will open in Vaughan, Ont., next month to help relieve pressure on other facilities in the Greater Toronto Area, the province announced Monday....

 2021-01-18 19:52 

AP

Iowa virus hospitalizations rise Sunday, but still under 500...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus in Iowa rose over a 24-hour period this weekend, but remained below the threshold of 500 that plagued the state since......

 2021-01-18 19:36 

ABC News (US)

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California urges stop to 300K vaccines after some fall ill...

California's state epidemiologist is urging a halt to more than 300,000 COVID-19 vaccinations using a Moderna version because some people who got it needed medical treatment for possible severe allergic reactions...

 2021-01-18 19:17 

Medscape

Repeated Ketamine Infusions Linked to Rapid Relief of PTSD...

In what investigators call the first randomized controlled trial of repeated ketamine infusion for chronic PTSD, the treatment was associated with significant symptom reduction after 2 weeks. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-01-18 19:14 

AP

WHO raises 'concerns' about Mideast vaccine inequity...

JERUSALEM (AP) — The World Health Organization has raised "concerns" about the unequal distribution of coronavirus vaccines in Israel, which has given shots to more than 20% of its population, and......

 2021-01-18 19:01 

AP

Missouri officials struggle to keep up with vaccine demand...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — More than 172,000 people in St. Louis County have registered for the COVID-19 vaccine, but the the local health department so far has only received 975 doses, county Executive Sam......

 2021-01-18 18:50 

AP

Oklahoma reports 1,800 news coronavirus cases, 7 more deaths...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma health officials reported more and 1,800 new cases of COVID-19 Monday along with seven more deaths from the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.The number......

 2021-01-18 18:18 

ABC News (US)

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Coronavirus deaths rising in 30 US states amid winter surge...

Coronavirus deaths are rising in nearly two-thirds of American states as a winter surge pushes the overall toll toward 400,000 amid warnings that a new, highly contagious variant is taking hold...

 2021-01-18 17:54 

AP

Navajo Nation reports 96 new cases, 4 COVID-19 deaths Sunday...

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Officials on the Navajo Nation reported 96 new COVID-19 cases and four more deaths Sunday.The latest figures bring the total reported coronavirus cases on the......

 2021-01-18 17:26 

AP

Ex-Florida employee in jail after arrest warrant issued...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida Department of Health, who was fired for insubordination after repeatedly violating the agency's policy about communicating with the media, turned......

 2021-01-18 17:04 

Men's Health News

This Guy Tried the 'Potato Diet' for a Week and Lost 6 Pounds...

YouTuber Rob Rivera lost 6 pounds and took an inch off his waist after trying the potato diet weight loss challenge for a week....

 2021-01-18 16:40 

Men's Health News

How Intermittent Fasting and Cutting Out Sugar Helped Me Lose 60 Pounds Without Working Out...

Matthew Pfaadt tells Men's Health how removing sugar and sweeteners from his diet and starting intermittent fasting improved his physical and mental health....

 2021-01-18 16:39 

Men's Health News

Watch Doug Emhoff's Reaction When He Learns That Kamala Harris Googled Him Before They Met...

In an interview with Jane Pauley that aired on CBS Sunday Morning, Doug Emhoff's joy for his wife was palpable. And when Kamala Harris revealed something about their courtship for the first time, Emhoff's reaction stole the show....

 2021-01-18 16:25 

Men's Health News

Committing to a Low-Carb Diet Helped Me Lose Almost 100 Pounds...

Alex Cobb shares the story of how he committed to a low-carb diet and achieved a 100-pound weight loss transformation, improving his sleep and confidence....

 2021-01-18 16:23 

Men's Health News

How Setting Mini Goals Helps This Cyclist Stay Motivated and Healthy...

Life on the road led to eating too much fast food. Now, Johan de Villiers trains for endurance races....

 2021-01-18 16:12 

ABC News (US)

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EU insists virus shots will remain voluntary...

The European Union's trying to ease fears that citizens might be forced to get coronavirus vaccines before they're allowed to travel...

 2021-01-18 16:10 

Men's Health News

This TikTok Shows How to Make the Perfect Layered Quesadilla Every Time...

TikTok's latest hack shows how to make the perfect quesadilla every time using a simple cut and fold method for different layers....

 2021-01-18 15:53 

Men's Health News

A Doctor Explains What it Means if You Get Tired After You Poop...

Dr. Sameer Islam explains why some people get tired after pooping, and how to help curb the bowel movement mystery....

 2021-01-18 15:50 

Men's Health News

This Guy Says He 'Changed His Life' When He Stopped Hiding His Receding Hairline...

On an episode of Baldcafe on YouTube, 22-year-old Ben talks about embracing his receding hairline by buzzing his hair....

 2021-01-18 15:40 

Men's Health News

How Major Timothy Cox Scored a Perfect 600 on the Army Fitness Test...

Major Timothy Cox recently earned the first perfect score on the Army's new physical fitness test, making him its fittest man. Here are his workout secrets....

 2021-01-18 15:33 

AP

State launches next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials say the state on Monday is launching the next phase of coronavirus vaccinations.Phase 1D includes people 65 years and older,......

 2021-01-18 14:43 

Medscape

Further Warning on SGLT2 Inhibitor Use and DKA Risk in COVID-19...

A cluster of cases of diabetic ketoacidosis in which there was no hyperglycemia supports recommendations that SGLT2 inhibitors be discontinued in patients with type 2 diabetes who become ill with COVID-19. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-01-18 14:06 

ABC News (US)

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Military nurses, tests coming to help hard-hit Arizona city...

Exhausted nurses in rural Yuma, Arizona, are regularly sending COVID-19 patients on a long helicopter ride to hospitals in Phoenix when they don't have enough staff...

 2021-01-18 14:01 

ABC News (US)

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WHO chief lambasts vaccine profits, demands elderly go first...

The World Health Organization chief says it's "not right" that younger, healthier adults in wealthier countries get vaccinated against COVID-19 before older people in poorer countries...

 2021-01-18 13:13 

AP

Wisconsin's top health official departing for federal job...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's top health official who has led the state throughout the coronavirus pandemic is leaving for a job with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under......

 2021-01-18 12:50 

ABC News (US)

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Tennessee governor faces criticism for approach to virus...

As Tennessee has fueled one of the nation's worst COVID-19 surges for weeks, Gov. Bill Lee's approach hasn't strayed much from how he and several fellow Republican governors battling similar spikes have long approached the virus...

 2021-01-18 11:01 

USA Today

Exclusive: Acceptance of COVID-19 vaccine is rising. So is pessimism about getting back to normal....

The findings indicate that Biden's message is being heard, that the COVID vaccine is safe but things are going to get worse before they get better....

 2021-01-18 10:23 

ABC News (US)

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Italian PM Conte seeks to save his government from falling...

Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte is fighting for his political life with an address to the lower chamber of Parliament...

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