CDC Updates Masks and Distancing Guidance for Summer Camps
The updated guidance was issued just weeks before many U.S. camps resume operations in mid-May. (Source: NYT Health)
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Millions Are Skipping Their Second Doses of Covid-19 Vaccines
Nearly 8 percent of those who got initial Pfizer or Moderna shots missed their second doses. State officials want to prevent the numbers from rising. (Source: NYT Health)
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How to Get Back Into the Job Market
Many job seekers don ’t know where to look after the year we’ve just had. If you count yourself among this crowd, here’s how to get back into the market, even if you’re feeling rusty. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Charlotte Cowles Tags: Content Type: Service Hiring and Promotion Quarantine (Life and Culture) Careers and Professions Labor and Jobs Source Type: news

Weave Through This Puzzle
On the first anniversary of the At Home section, zigzag through this puzzle to reveal the twist. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrew Dore and Robert Vinluan Tags: Quarantine (Life and Culture) Content Type: Service Puzzles Games Source Type: news

Anti Asian Hate Books
Books make great educational resources to combat discrimination and xenophobia, and to foster activism. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michelle Lee Tags: Quarantine (Life and Culture) Content Type: Service Discrimination Race and Ethnicity Books and Literature Children and Childhood Teenagers and Adolescence Source Type: news

Things To Do At Home
This week, watch a puppetry performance, break your Ramadan fast with a virtual open mic and iftar or listen to music from Yosmel Montejo and Vox Sambou. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emma Grillo and Danya Issawi Tags: Quarantine (Life and Culture) Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Will Be Available Again Soon
U.S. experts weigh the risks for younger women and cases of a rare blood-clotting disorder, and lift the pause in giving the one-shot vaccine. (Source: NYT Health)
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The F.D.A. ended its recommended pause on the J. & J. vaccine, clearing the way for states to use it again.
The agency will revise the vaccine ’s label to note the potential risk of rare blood clots. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Anthes, Carl Zimmer and Noah Weiland Tags: internal-essential Blood Clots Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Labeling and Labels (Product) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Source Type: news

The F.D.A. ended its recommended pause on the J. & J. vaccine, clearing the way for states to use it again.
The agency will revise the vaccine ’s label to note the potential risk of rare blood clots. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Anthes, Carl Zimmer and Noah Weiland Tags: internal-essential Blood Clots Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Labeling and Labels (Product) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Source Type: news

Nick Springer, Paralympic Gold Medalist, Dies at 35
A quadruple amputee, he was a relentless defender on the United States ’ wheelchair rugby team, which won a gold medal at the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing. (Source: NYT Health)
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A new study hints at a reason the J. & J. and AstraZeneca vaccines may cause blood clots in rare cases.
A panel of experts advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is discussing rare blood clots that health officials have investigated in Johnson& Johnson coronavirus vaccine recipients. (Source: NYT Health)
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Study Finds Many With Mild Covid Have New Ailments Months Later
Two-thirds of those in the study sought medical care a month to six months afterward, and about two-thirds of those who sought care were found to have an entirely new medical condition. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: internal-essential Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Chronic Condition (Health) Source Type: news

Are You Struggling With Feelings of Guilt?
Tell us how the pandemic has contributed to the guilt that you are experiencing. You may be contacted by a reporter for inclusion in an upcoming article. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christina Caron Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Emotions Source Type: news

Astronauts Launching to Space Are Vaccinated Against Covid-19
All four members of SpaceX's Crew-2 mission got their shots recently. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kenneth Chang Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Space Stations National Aeronautics and Space Administration Source Type: news

Many Older Adults Lack Even Simple, Helpful Equipment
Railings, grab bars, shower chairs and other inexpensive devices can make it easier to continue living at home, but not enough older people acquire them. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paula Span Tags: your-feed-science Home Repairs and Improvements Elderly Disabilities Therapy and Rehabilitation Medical Devices your-feed-health Source Type: news

Battle of the Seas: Cruise Lines vs. the C.D.C.
Cruise companies and their allies are fighting against rules that have kept U.S. ships from sailing. But experts say controlling the coronavirus onboard is a complex puzzle. (Source: NYT Health)
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Long Covid Patients Face Lingering, Worrisome Risks, Study Finds
Patients who were not sick enough to be hospitalized still had a significantly greater risk of dying within six months than people who were not infected. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Pam Belluck Tags: Chronic Condition (Health) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Research Nature (Journal) Veterans Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Veterans Administration your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Thomas Brock, Whose Discovery Paved the Way for PCR Tests, Dies at 94
In 1966, he found heat-resistant bacteria in a hot spring at Yellowstone National Park. That led to the development of the chemical process behind the coronavirus test. (Source: NYT Health)
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Vaccines Are Effective Against the New York Variant, Studies Find
The research adds to a growing number of findings suggesting the Pfizer and Moderna shots are protective against the variants identified so far. (Source: NYT Health)
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Imagine, Surgery Without a Scar
A new study shows that a 20-year-old drug prevents scarring in mice. If it works on humans, it could change the lives of those with disfiguring wounds. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Kolata Tags: Skin Burns Surgery and Surgeons Science (Journal) Stanford University Longaker, Michael Gurtner, Geoffrey Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Research Source Type: news

Long Covid Patients Face Lingering, Worrisome Risks, Study Finds
Patients who were not sick enough to be hospitalized still had a significantly greater risk of dying within six months than people who were not infected. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Pam Belluck Tags: Chronic Condition (Health) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Research Nature (Journal) Veterans Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Veterans Administration your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Do We Still Need to Keep Wearing Masks Outdoors?
Science shows that the risk of viral transmission outside is very low. The “two-out-of-three rule” can help you decide whether to mask up. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Parker-Pope Tags: Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Content Type: Service Masks Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Protective Clothing and Gear Parks and Other Recreation Areas Hikes and Hiking Beaches Vaccination and Immunization Source Type: news

What Do Women Want? For Men to Get Covid Vaccines.
As the Biden administration seeks to get most adults vaccinated by summer, men are holding back. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jennifer Steinhauer Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Gender Women and Girls Men and Boys Unemployment Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Defense Department Biden, Joseph R Jr your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

The Vaccination Gender Gap: Women Are Getting Shots at a Higher Rate Than Men
As the Biden administration seeks to get most adults vaccinated by summer, men are holding back. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jennifer Steinhauer Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Gender Women and Girls Men and Boys Unemployment Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Defense Department Biden, Joseph R Jr your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Editor ’s Note
This article was published prematurely. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Kolata Tags: Skin Burns Clinical Trials Surgery and Surgeons Accidents and Safety Science (Journal) Stanford University Dr. Michael Longaker Geoffrey Gurtner Source Type: news

The Nervous Person ’s Guide to Re-Entering Society
How to cope with a less cautious world as pandemic restrictions loosen. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christina Caron Tags: Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Content Type: Service Quarantine (Life and Culture) Anxiety and Stress Source Type: news

Using Radical Acceptance to Minimize Suffering
Five ways to become more accepting of pain. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jenny Taitz and Lydia Ortiz Tags: Content Type: Service Emotions Quarantine (Life and Culture) Love (Emotion) Psychology and Psychologists Source Type: news

They Have Alzheimer ’s. This Clinical Trial May Be a Last Hope.
In the narrow window in which patients are aware of their disease, they have sought help in clinical trials. But enrolling enough participants to make these trials count is not easy. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Kolata Tags: Alzheimer ' s Disease Clinical Trials Memory Brain Eli Lilly and Company s Assn Source Type: news

After Heart Attack, British Man ’s Post Resonates on LinkedIn
Jonathan Frostick, a program manager at an investment bank, was still in the hospital when he wrote a LinkedIn post vowing to step away from work and spend more time with his family. Thousands responded. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maria Cramer Tags: Work-Life Balance Quarantine (Life and Culture) Anxiety and Stress Social Media Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Telecommuting Frostick, Jonathan Source Type: news

No Pregnancy Risk Found From 2 Covid-19 Vaccines, Preliminary Research Shows
Early research suggests that two Covid-19 vaccines pose no greater risk for pregnant people than for anyone else. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Anthes Tags: internal-essential Pregnancy and Childbirth Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Women and Girls Source Type: news

Does Your Pet Have Separation Anxiety? Or Do You?
If you ’re going back to work, and leaving your furry companion, we want to hear from you. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jan Hoffman Tags: internal-essential Pets Animal Behavior Source Type: news

An unvaccinated worker set off an outbreak at a U.S. nursing home where most residents were immunized.
New infections of inoculated residents are occurring, signaling the need to maintain safety measures, C.D.C. studies show. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: internal-essential Vaccination and Immunization Nursing Homes Health Insurance and Managed Care Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Ice for Sore Muscles? Think Again.
Icing muscles after strenuous exercise is not just ineffective, it could be counterproductive, a new study in mice suggests. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gretchen Reynolds Tags: Journal of Applied Physiology Muscles Exercise Ice Sports Injuries Source Type: news

Icing Muscle Injury Ineffective, Study Says
Icing muscles after strenuous exercise is not just ineffective, it could be counterproductive, a new study in mice suggests. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gretchen Reynolds Tags: Journal of Applied Physiology Muscles Exercise Ice Mice Sports Injuries Source Type: news

Meet Virtual Reality, Your New Physical Therapist
While use of the gaming technology for improving physical ailments is still in the early stages, it shows promise — and it’s fun. (Source: NYT Health)
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A New Bird Flu Jumps to Humans. So Far, It's Not a Problem
Covid fuels the current virus pandemic, but the world is full of flu viruses waiting in the wings. And they keep changing unpredictably. (Source: NYT Health)
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How Bad Is Our Pandemic Drinking Problem?
The past year has changed alcohol use patterns, especially among women. The impacts probably won ’t be fully known for years. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kim Tingley Tags: Alcohol Abuse Disease Rates Alcoholic Beverages Quarantine (Life and Culture) National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Medicine and Health Source Type: news

Dementia Risk After Age 50 Increases With Less Sleep, Study Says
The research, tracking thousands of people from age 50 on, suggests those who sleep six hours or less a night are more likely to develop dementia in their late 70s. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Pam Belluck Tags: Sleep Dementia Research Alzheimer ' s Disease Brain your-feed-healthcare Nature Communications (Journal) Great Britain Source Type: news

Finland Is Again the World's Happiest Country, Report Finds
Finland, for the fourth consecutive year, topped a list of countries evaluated on the well-being of their inhabitants. “Really?” Finns ask. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jenny Gross and Johanna Lemola Tags: Politics and Government Happiness Income Inequality United Nations Finland Nordic Countries United States Polls and Public Opinion Research European Union Source Type: news

What Should Museums Do With the Bones of the Enslaved?
As one museum has pledged to return skulls held in an infamous collection, others, including the Smithsonian, are reckoning with their own holdings of African-American remains. (Source: NYT Health)
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The Importance of Routines, Even Interrupted by a Pandemic
By setting routines for myself, I was able to shield myself from chaos. Then the pandemic happened. I set out to get them back on track. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jason Diamond Tags: Mental Health and Disorders Quarantine (Life and Culture) Anxiety and Stress Layoffs and Job Reductions Depression (Mental) Meditation Source Type: news

Feeling Blah During the Pandemic? It's Called Languishing
The neglected middle child of mental health can dull your motivation and focus — and it may be the dominant emotion of 2021. (Source: NYT Health)
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What ’s Behind the Growth in Alcohol Consumption?
A comparison across demographic groups over two decades offers some clues, and there has been a particular rise in misuse among women during the pandemic. (Source: NYT Health)
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Emerging From the Pandemic With Acne, Facial Hair and Body Odor
Young people experiencing the body changes of puberty without being in school are facing a unique set of challenges. Here ’s how parents can support them. (Source: NYT Health)
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How Bhutan Out-Vaccinated Most of the World
The Himalayan nation has given more than 60 percent of its people a shot. Some villages were reached by helicopter, and health workers hiked through ice and snow. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chencho Dema and Mike Ives Tags: Bhutan Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) South Asia India Serum Institute of India Source Type: news

How the Tiny Kingdom of Bhutan Out-Vaccinated Most of the World
The Himalayan nation has given more than 60 percent of its people a shot. Some villages were reached by helicopter, and health workers hiked through ice and snow. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chencho Dema and Mike Ives Tags: Bhutan Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) South Asia India Serum Institute of India Source Type: news

It's OK Our Bodies Have Changed During the Pandemic
The coronavirus changed so much about our lives, including, for many of us, our bodies. It ’s OK. (Source: NYT Health)
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How To Clean Your Patio
Sprucing up for spring includes giving your lawn furniture the cleaning it deserves. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hannah Selinger Tags: Cleansers, Detergents and Soaps Content Type: Service Porches, Patios and Decks Quarantine (Life and Culture) Source Type: news

Things To Do At Home
This week, tune in to a drag-queen story hour, learn about equity in the cannabis industry with Snoop Dogg or listen to a conversation with the journalist Don Lemon. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emma Grillo and Danya Issawi Tags: Quarantine (Life and Culture) Source Type: news

Americans Reflect on How the Pandemic Has Changed Them
In a National desk project, people across the country describe, in their own words, how the pandemic has transformed the way they live, work and think. (Source: NYT Health)
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