We're in a She-cession
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Source: CNN.com - Health - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most Americans probably won't be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says
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. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump knew testing Covid-19 vaccines would take months, Woodward book shows
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. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PTSD may double risk of dementia, new analysis finds
People who experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be twice as likely to have dementia later in life, according to a new study -- a finding with important implications for the coronavirus pandemic. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ICUs are nearing capacity in this French city. And it's only September
Dealing with the first wave was like a sprint, the second will be more like a marathon. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to help siblings get along better
Sibling rivalry is often taken as an unexamined fact of family life -- as much a part of parenting as potty training or bedtime stories. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk
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. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study says Covid-19 may have arrived in US in December -- earlier than thought
The deadly coronavirus may have circulated in the United States as early as December, about a month earlier than believed by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to researchers with UCLA. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Isolation and the Brain
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Source: CNN.com - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unpopular teens could be at higher risk of heart conditions later in life, study suggests
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. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A 9-year-old who's been battling coronavirus for 6 months says the illness is a big deal
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. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Italian airport gets world's first five-star anti-Covid award
Travelers eager to fly again may want to consider Italy as their next destination. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIH 'very concerned' about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial
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. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These immunocompromised college students felt isolated when the fall semester began. So they did something about it
At first, Cameron Lynch thought she would need prepared questions for the group to discuss in their first Zoom call. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What you need to know about coronavirus today
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. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here's why a vaccine will not stop the Covid-19 pandemic right away
Dr. Umair Shah remembers the last mass vaccination campaign the US waged. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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A mother in Venezuela tells CNN she was quarantined against her will in a motel for 23 days. Doctors say Venezuela's government has been using motels and other makeshift facilities to quarantine patients suspected of having the novel coronavirus, in a bid to keep them from overburdening the country's already crumbling hospitals. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid-19 study suggests to screen recovering athletes for heart inflammation
As athletes recover from Covid-19, taking images of their hearts to screen for inflammation may help doctors determine when it could be safe to get back in the game, new research suggests. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
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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. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A mother's poor mental health may harm child development, study says
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. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to sleep better — kids and grown-ups alike
A neuroscientist shares tips on how everyone in the family, both children and adults, can get a better night's sleep. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crowded parties and coronavirus concerns keep high schoolers from returning to the classroom
Overcrowded parties have forced several high schools to go back to online learning in hopes of staving off Covid-19 outbreaks. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy may harm childhood development, study finds
A mother's depression and anxiety from conception through the first year of the baby's life is associated with negative developmental outcomes through adolescence, according to a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The US isn't even close to getting Covid-19 down to where it needs to be by fall, medical experts say
First, the good news: In 24 states, the number of new coronavirus cases decreased this past week compared to the previous week. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid-19 study suggests to screen recovering athletes for heart inflammation before they return to play
As athletes recover from Covid-19, taking images of their hearts to screen for inflammation may help doctors determine when it could be safe to get back in the game, new research suggests. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sex gets complicated during the pandemic
Many people are reporting challenges in their sex lives and relationships, according to early findings from an ongoing study on sex and relationships in the time of Covid-19 undertaken by Indiana University's Kinsey Institute. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Nutritionist Lisa Drayer share six recipes that will cut down on your sugar intake while satisfying your cravings. These treats each have no more than 2 teaspoons of sugar. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

11 ways to tame your sweet tooth
During a pandemic, it's easy to turn to comforting sugary and carb-rich treats. But it's not always a good idea. New recommendations will likely lower the amount of sugar we should consume. Here are ways to reduce sugar but still enjoy your food. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CEOs shouldn't make promises about coronavirus vaccine results before the science is ready, health experts say
Though there have been promising developments in the race for a vaccine, public health experts warned that Americans should be skeptical of claims from companies that the United States soon will know if a Covid-19 vaccine is safe. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poor sleep linked to weight gain in 2-year smartphone sleep tracking study
Not sleeping enough or getting a bad night's sleep over and over makes it hard to control your appetite. And that sets you up for all sorts of health problems, including obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Craving sugar during a pandemic? Here's how to tame your sweet tooth
Cakes, cookies, pie. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pfizer proposes expanding Covid-19 vaccine trial to include more diversity as race for a vaccine continues
The race for a coronavirus vaccine shows no signs of slowing as more companies move their vaccine candidates through clinical trials, growing closer to determining which will be considered safe and effective. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
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Dr. Demetrio Aguila allows patients to pay for surgery by volunteering at a charitable organization to avoid medical debt. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is an EUA, and what does it have to do with how quickly we get a coronavirus vaccine?
With talk of the possible availability of a vaccine candidate heating up, you might have heard the term Emergency Use Authorization -- or EUA -- all over the news lately. But what is it exactly, and how does it apply to vaccines? (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Months after infection, life hasn't returned to normal for many patients
It's been five months since Lucy Gahan contracted Covid-19, and her life still hasn't returned to normal. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Some college towns grapple with Covid-19 after students return for fall semester
While many colleges and universities are offering classes online, that hasn't necessarily stopped students from gathering. And now some college towns are grappling with outbreaks of Covid-19 as the start of the fall semester complicates local responses to the pandemic. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Months after Covid-19 infection, patients report breathing difficulty and fatigue
New research shows that 12 weeks after infection, 75% of those hospitalized with Covid-19 still have a range of severe and disabling symptoms. Many patients' symptoms can be explained by dysautonomia, a disruption of autonomic nervous system processes. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This process will determine how quickly we get a coronavirus vaccine
With talk of the possible availability of a vaccine candidate heating up, you might have heard the term Emergency Use Authorization -- or EUA -- all over the news lately. But what is it exactly, and how does it apply to vaccines? (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tips for a safe grandparent-grandchild visit
Staying home is the best way to stop the spread of the coronavirus. But if your heart is set on a playdate with your grandkids, there are ways to make your visit safer on Grandparents Day. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
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Grandparents Day 2020: 5 tips for a safe grandparent-grandchild visit
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AstraZeneca's Oxford vaccine trial to resume, the university says
The AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial, halted last week after an unexplained illness in one of the volunteers, will resume, the University of Oxford announced Saturday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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During the CNN/"Sesame Street" town hall, Big Bird talks about the different ways he is getting ready to go back to school during the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez answer questions submitted by children about going back to school during the coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Erica Hill chats with Big Bird about being prepared to go back to school. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
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CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Erica Hill chat with Rosita and some educational experts about how kids can get the best education wherever they may be. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
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CNN's Erica Hill and Dr. Sanjay Gupta talk with experts about how to handle our emotions during the coronavirus pandemic. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
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My lifelong Muppets obsession helped me explain the pandemic to my preschooler
Growing up with "Sesame Street" in the early 1980s, I found pieces of myself in Cookie Monster's sweet tooth, Big Bird's gentleness and in Grover, who was outgoing and always willing to help others, even though he made a lot of hilarious mistakes. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One of the leading coronavirus vaccine trials is currently paused. Prominent vaccine researchers tell CNN that's unusual
Vaccine clinical trials are notoriously difficult to conduct. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US could see a 'very deadly December' with tens of thousands of coronavirus death to come, model predicts
People are becoming less vigilant, IHME director Dr. Christopher Murray told CNN's Anderson Cooper. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Even children with no symptoms can spread Covid-19, CDC report shows
Even children with mild or no symptoms can transmit coronavirus, a new report shows. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Air pollution from the wildfires can make people more vulnerable to coronavirus, doctors say
As deadly wildfires ravage Western states, doctors are warning that bad air quality from the smoke could make people more vulnerable to coronavirus infections. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news