One and Done: Why People Are Eager for Johnson & Johnson ’s Vaccine
Johnson& Johnson ’s one-shot vaccine is allowing states to rethink distribution, even as health officials and experts worry some will view it as inferior. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Noah Weiland Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) States (US) Income Inequality Meatpacking Plants and Slaughterhouses Food and Drug Administration Federal Emergency Management Agency Johnson & Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Ivermectin Does Not Alleviate Mild Covid-19 Symptoms, Study Finds
Ivermectin, a drug typically used to treat parasitic worms, has been prescribed widely during the coronavirus pandemic, but rigorous data has been lacking. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Anthes Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Journal of the American Medical Assn your-feed-health your-feed-science Colombia Source Type: news

Some Scientists Question W.H.O. Inquiry Into the Coronavirus Pandemic ’s Origins
Those who still suspect the outbreak in China may have been caused by a lab leak or accident are pressing for an independent investigation. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: James Gorman Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Daszak, Peter Ebright, Richard H World Health Organization Wuhan (China) Laboratories and Scientific Equipment Research your-feed-healthcare Animals Science and Technology EcoHealth Alliance Source Type: news

Her Eyelid Drooped and She Kept Getting Weaker. What Was Going On?
Dozens of tests turned up nothing. Then a specialist had a theory. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Sanders, M.D. Tags: Tests (Medical) Immune System Emergency Medical Treatment Source Type: news

Tips for Coping at Home: Advice From a Lifestyle Reporter
We asked Melissa Kirsch to talk about ways she keeps her spirits up and her day meaningful. For her, it starts with a movie night. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie Van Syckle Tags: Quarantine (Life and Culture) Content Type: Personal Profile Source Type: news

How to Get a Peloton-Style Workout Without Splurging
Don ’t want to pay $1,900 for a Peloton bike, plus a subscription fee for classes? Here are ways to reduce the cost of using tech to exercise at home. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Brian X. Chen Tags: Exercise Quarantine (Life and Culture) Bicycles and Bicycling Mobile Applications Wearable Computing Content Type: Service Computers and the Internet Video Recordings, Downloads and Streaming Luxury Goods and Services Apple Inc Peloton Source Type: news

Delayed Skin Reactions Appear After Vaccine Shots
Doctors are reporting additional, minor symptoms that appear several days after people have received their shots. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Denise Grady Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Massachusetts General Hospital Moderna Inc Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) New England Journal of Medicine your-feed-healthcare Skin Medicine and Health Source Type: news

Fauci Is Giving His Coronavirus Model to the Smithsonian
Dr. Anthony S. Fauci ’s donation of his 3-D virus model to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History comes as museums are working to document the Covid-19 era. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Allyson Waller Tags: Fauci, Anthony S Smithsonian Institution Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Museums National Museum of American History Epidemics Medicine and Health Source Type: news

Plan to Ditch the Mask After Vaccination? Not So Fast.
It ’s not clear how easily vaccinated people may spread the virus, but the answer to that question is coming soon. Until then, scientists urge caution. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Clinical Trials Preventive Medicine Masks Disease Rates Research Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Deaths (Fatalities) Johnson & Moderna Inc Pfizer Inc Israel Scotland Source Type: news

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. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eileen Sullivan Tags: internal-essential Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Nursing Homes Los Angeles County (Calif) Source Type: news

When I Lost My Sense of Taste to Covid, Anorexia Stepped In
With flavor gone, my old eating disorder came roaring back. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mallary Tenore Tarpley Tags: Taste Quarantine (Life and Culture) Senses and Sensation Anorexia Nervosa Eating Disorders Mental Health and Disorders Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Smell (Olfaction) Source Type: news

How to Get a Peloton-Style Workout Without Splurging
Don ’t want to pay $1,900 for a Peloton bike, plus a subscription fee for classes? Here are ways to reduce the cost of using tech to exercise at home. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Brian X. Chen Tags: Exercise Quarantine (Life and Culture) Bicycles and Bicycling Mobile Applications Wearable Computing Content Type: Service Computers and the Internet Video Recordings, Downloads and Streaming Luxury Goods and Services Apple Inc Peloton Source Type: news

How Exercise Enhances Aging Brains
Sedentary, older adults who took aerobic dance classes twice a week showed improvements in brain areas critical for memory and thinking. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gretchen Reynolds Tags: Exercise Memory Brain Elderly Age, Chronological Neurobiology of Learning and Memory (Journal) Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Source Type: news

Biden Vows Enough Vaccine ‘for Every Adult American’ by End of May
The pharmaceutical giant Merck& Co. agreed to help manufacture Johnson& Johnson ’s coronavirus vaccine, in a deal partly brokered by the White House. (Source: NYT Health)
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In Their Own Words: Why Health Experts Say Elementary Schools Should Open
With proper safety measures, doctors and scientists said in a survey, the benefits outweigh the risks. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz and Claire Cain Miller Tags: Education (K-12) Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Shutdowns (Institutional) Children and Childhood Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Heating, Ventilation and Cooling (HVAC) Coronavirus Reopenings Source Type: news

Why Do Virus Variants Have Such Weird Names?
B.1.351 may sound sweet to a molecular epidemiologist, but what ’s the alternative, other than stigmatizing geographical names? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli and Benjamin Mueller Tags: your-feed-science Names, Geographical Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Microbiology Discrimination World Health Organization Source Type: news

Virus Variant in Brazil Infected Many Who Had Already Recovered From Covid-19
The first detailed studies of the so-called P.1 variant show how it devastated a Brazilian city. Now scientists want to know what it will do elsewhere. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carl Zimmer Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Research Vaccination and Immunization Genetics and Heredity Brazil your-feed-science your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

In Their Own Words: Why Experts Say Elementary Schools Should Open
With proper safety measures, doctors and scientists said in a survey, the benefits outweigh the risks. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz and Claire Cain Miller Tags: Education (K-12) Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Shutdowns (Institutional) Children and Childhood Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Heating, Ventilation and Cooling (HVAC) Source Type: news

Photographer Captures'Last Stop' in Britain's Covid War
After receiving access to hospitals, nursing homes and burial sites, I saw up close the nation ’s agony, and grit. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrew Testa Tags: Morgues and Mortuaries Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Protective Clothing and Gear Funerals and Memorials Vaccination and Immunization New York Times Great Britain London (England) Source Type: news

A Covid Vaccine Side Effect, Enlarged Lymph Nodes, Can Be Mistaken for Cancer
The condition is becoming more common as immunization rates increase. Experts are suggesting ways to ease patients ’ fears and avoid needless testing. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Denise Grady Tags: Breast Cancer Vaccination and Immunization Lymph Nodes and Lymphatic System Mammography Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Tumors Radiology (Journal) your-feed-science your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

High Turnover at Nursing Homes Threatens Residents' Care
A new study highlights the persistent problems caused by an unstable work force, an underlying threat that may have led to staggering death tolls in the pandemic. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Workplace Hazards and Violations Nursing Homes Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Nursing and Nurses Research Health Affairs (Journal) your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Here is What We Know About the Rollout of the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine.
Much is still to be determined about how this new tool will be used, but some things are already clear. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Patrick J. Lyons Tags: internal-essential Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Johnson & Source Type: news

Surf ’s Up. The Temperature Isn’t.
Growing numbers of surfers are taking to the Great Lakes — even when the weather is well below freezing. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ryan Carter Tags: Surfing Lakes Lake Huron Canada Great Lakes Toronto (Ontario) Snow and Snowstorms Travel and Vacations Source Type: news

Why I Overcame My Vaccine Hesitancy
The more people who become immune to the virus, the less this scourge will be able to mutate and evade the vaccines already available (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Food and Drug Administration Moderna Inc Pfizer Inc Source Type: news

Diagnosing Autism in the Pandemic
Autism spectrum disorder is often suspected when young children stand out as being different from their peers. That can be much harder in this isolated time. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Perri Klass, M.D. Tags: Children and Childhood Autism Quarantine (Life and Culture) Telemedicine Anxiety and Stress Parenting Families and Family Life Source Type: news

Plastic Surgeon Attends Video Traffic Court From Operating Room
California ’s Medical Board started an investigation after Dr. Scott Green reported for the hearing on Zoom while in scrubs and with a patient on the operating table. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marie Fazio Tags: Traffic and Parking Violations California Sacramento (Calif) Green, Scott Surgery and Surgeons Plastic Surgery Videophones and Videoconferencing Source Type: news

In Quest for Herd Immunity, Giant Covid-19 Vaccination Sites Proliferate
A day at one mass site in Connecticut shows both the promise and the shortcomings of the approach, which is at the center of President Biden ’s plan to bring the pandemic to an end. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abby Goodnough and Christoper Capozziello Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Federal Emergency Management Agency East Hartford (Conn) Connecticut United States your-feed-healthcare your-feed-science Source Type: news

How Johnson & Johnson's Vaccine Differs From Pfizer and Moderna's
(Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Patrick J. Lyons Tags: internal-essential Source Type: news

Here is How Johnson & Johnson's Vaccine Differs from Pfizer and Moderna's
(Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Patrick J. Lyons Tags: internal-essential Source Type: news

Covid Vaccines: Johnson & Johnson's shot authorized by F.D.A.
The authorization of a third Covid-19 vaccine will bring millions more doses within days. But health officials worry that some people will see the vaccine as the inferior choice. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Noah Weiland and Sharon LaFraniere Tags: Clinical Trials Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Food and Drug Administration Johnson & Source Type: news

How To Ritualize Tea Time
Tea might be the perfect drink for the pandemic winter malaise. Here ’s how to start your own ritual. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard Morgan Tags: Quarantine (Life and Culture) Tea Content Type: Service Snack Foods Source Type: news

Dances to Learn At Home
Online tutorials for TikTok and music-video routines can help prove you wrong. The “WAP” dance is within your reach. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Siobhan Burke Tags: Quarantine (Life and Culture) Dancing TikTok (ByteDance) Content Type: Service Source Type: news

Things To Do At Home
This week, get a tarot reading, unwind with a yoga class or learn about pendulums. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emma Grillo and Danya Issawi Tags: Quarantine (Life and Culture) Source Type: news

Show Thanks With A Gratitude Letter
Concerned about a friend or a loved one who may be feeling the winter doldrums? Try writing them a gratitude letter. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Hamadey Tags: Quarantine (Life and Culture) Content Type: Service Letters Source Type: news

Facebook, Amazon and Others Restrict Online Sales of Masks
Scientists are urging Americans to upgrade their face coverings. But Amazon, Google and Facebook restrict the sale of medical-grade masks. Critics say the rules are outdated. (Source: NYT Health)
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Vulnerable Inmates Left in Prison as Covid Rages
At a federal compound in Connecticut, inmates in precarious health “are like sitting ducks,” one lawyer said. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: Prisons and Prisoners Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Quarantines Federal Bureau of Prisons Prison Policy Initiative Long, Justin Danbury (Conn) your-feed-science Source Type: news

This Drug Gets You High, and Is Legal (Maybe) Across the Country
A once-ignored derivative of hemp has become a hot seller for people looking for a loophole around marijuana laws. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Richtel Tags: Hemp Marijuana Drug Abuse and Traffic Law and Legislation Medical Marijuana Hashish Cannabis Foods and Products Farm Bill (US) Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Texas Georgia Source Type: news

What Is Delta-8-THC?: The Hemp Derivative That's a Hot Seller
A once-ignored derivative of hemp has become a hot seller for people looking for a loophole around marijuana laws. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Richtel Tags: Hemp Marijuana Drug Abuse and Traffic Law and Legislation Medical Marijuana Hashish Cannabis Foods and Products Farm Bill (US) Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Texas Georgia Source Type: news

Want to Buy a Scrunchie Mask? Great. But Forget About That N95.
Scientists are urging Americans to upgrade their face coverings. But Amazon, Google and Facebook restrict the sale of medical-grade masks. Critics say the rules are outdated. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrew Jacobs Tags: Protective Clothing and Gear E-Commerce Online Advertising Masks Vaccination and Immunization Amazon.com Inc Facebook Inc Google Inc United States Source Type: news

F.D.A. Expert Panel Endorses Johnson & Johnson ’s Vaccine
With this last hurdle cleared, formal authorization of the one-dose vaccine is expected on Saturday and distribution within days. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carl Zimmer and Noah Weiland Tags: Clinical Trials Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Janssen Pharmaceutica Johnson & Food and Drug Administration your-feed-healthcare your-feed-science Source Type: news

The Coronavirus Is Threatening a Comeback. Here ’s How to Stop It.
Many scientists are expecting another rise in infections. But this time the surge will be blunted by vaccines and, hopefully, widespread caution. By summer, Americans may be looking at a return to normal life. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Disease Rates Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus Reopenings Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Deaths (Fatalities) United States your-feed-science Source Type: news

The Coronavirus Is Plotting a Comeback. Here ’s Our Chance to Stop It for Good.
Many scientists are expecting another rise in infections. But this time the surge will be blunted by vaccines and, hopefully, widespread caution. By summer, Americans may be looking at a return to normal life. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: Coronavirus Reopenings Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Disease Rates Shutdowns (Institutional) Vaccination and Immunization States (US) Deaths (Fatalities) Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) United States your-feed-science Source Type: news

How Pandemic Isolation Affected an Alzheimer's Patient in a Nursing Home
The pandemic has stolen away the chance to surround the sister we are losing to dementia with our love, so that she does not have to face death alone. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susan Nusser Tags: Alzheimer ' s Disease Nursing Homes Bipolar Disorder Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Families and Family Life Source Type: news

A Better Way to Zap Our Brains
New research suggests that stimulating neurons in the brain can address psychological issues with surprising speed and precision. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kim Tingley Tags: Psychology and Psychologists Brain Research Depression (Mental) Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Source Type: news

Teens and Parents: Are You Grappling With Mental Health Issues?
The New York Times would like to hear from parents and adolescents who are dealing with mental health challenges. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: The New York Times Tags: internal-essential Mental Health and Disorders Source Type: news

Children Are Consuming Hand Sanitizer. Here ’s How to Keep Them Safe.
During the pandemic, there was a dramatic increase in exposures to hand sanitizer reported among kids under 6, U.S. poison center data shows. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christina Caron Tags: Content Type: Service Cleansers, Detergents and Soaps Poisoning and Poisons Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Vaccine Hesitancy in Cancer Patients
“If I accept the vaccine,” one cancer patient says, “it will be with a strong feeling of guilt that at best I will be prolonging my life for a few months or years.” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susan Gubar Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Immune System Cancer Epidemics Altruism Source Type: news

Learning to Listen to Patients ’ Stories
Narrative medicine programs teach doctors and other caregivers “sensitive interviewing skills” and the art of “radical listening” to improve patient care. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard Schiffman Tags: Telemedicine Hospitals Doctors Anxiety and Stress Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Medicine and Health Source Type: news

A New Coronavirus Variant Is Spreading in New York, Researchers Report
The variant contains a mutation thought to help the virus dodge the immune system, scientists said. (Source: NYT Health)
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Will Tiger Woods Play Golf Again? Doctors Predict a Difficult Recovery
After a serious car crash on Tuesday, he risks infections, bones that do not heal, and foot and ankle injuries that impede walking. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Kolata Tags: Sports Injuries Bones Surgery and Surgeons Traffic Accidents and Safety Legs Golf Infections Muscles Ankles (Body Part) University of California, Los Angeles Woods, Tiger Source Type: news