Fully Vaccinated Americans Can Travel With Low Risk, C.D.C. Says
They should still wear masks but no quarantines are necessary, the agency said in new guidance that cited growing data about the effectiveness of the shots. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: your-feed-science Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Disease Rates Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Travel and Vacations Quarantines Airlines and Airplanes Content Type: Service Cruises United States Politics and Government Centers for Disea Source Type: news

How to Nudge People Into Getting Tested for the Coronavirus
Insights from behavioral economics and other fields suggest strategies that could increase participation in mass screening programs. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Anthes Tags: your-feed-science Tests (Medical) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization your-feed-health Source Type: news

Can Vaccinated People Spread the Coronavirus?
Researchers pushed back after the C.D.C. director asserted that vaccinated people “do not carry the virus.” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: Clinical Trials Vaccination and Immunization Masks Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Walensky, Rochelle United States Disease Rates Research your-feed-science Source Type: news

Can Vaccinated People Spread the Virus?
Researchers pushed back after the C.D.C. director asserted that vaccinated people “do not carry the virus.” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Clinical Trials Vaccination and Immunization Masks Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Walensky, Rochelle United States Disease Rates Research Source Type: news

Can Vaccinated People Spread the Virus? We Don ’t Know, Scientists Say.
Researchers pushed back after the C.D.C. director asserted that vaccinated people “do not carry the virus.” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Clinical Trials Vaccination and Immunization Masks Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Walensky, Rochelle United States Disease Rates Research Source Type: news

As Nation Speeds to Vaccinate All, Maryland ’s Path Shows Challenges Ahead
The state is wrestling with most of the issues and trade-offs that come with such a giant undertaking. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jennifer Steinhauer and Abby Goodnough Tags: Medicine and Health States (US) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Maryland Hogan, Lawrence J your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Doctors Accuse UnitedHealthcare of Stifling Competition
A multistate group of anesthesiologists filed cases in Texas and Colorado, accusing the insurance giant of squeezing them like a “boa constrictor.” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Doctors Suits and Litigation (Civil) Anesthesia and Anesthetics Hospitals US Anesthesia Partners Inc UnitedHealth Group Inc Colorado Texas your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Doctors Sue UnitedHealthcare
A multistate group of anesthesiologists filed cases in Texas and Colorado, accusing the insurance giant of squeezing them like a “boa constrictor.” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Doctors Suits and Litigation (Civil) Anesthesia and Anesthetics Hospitals US Anesthesia Partners Inc UnitedHealth Group Inc Colorado Texas your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

What You Need to Know About Your Covid-19 Vaccine Card
For now, the best way to show that you ’ve been inoculated against the coronavirus is a simple white card. Here, your key questions answered. (Source: NYT Health)
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How to Spot Depression in Young Children
We tend to think of childhood as a time of innocence and joy, but as many as 2 to 3 percent of children from ages 6 to 12 can have serious depression. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Perri Klass, M.D. Tags: Children and Childhood Depression (Mental) Parenting Mental Health and Disorders Anxiety and Stress Content Type: Service Tantrums in Children Source Type: news

Depression in Young Children
We tend to think of childhood as a time of innocence and joy, but as many as 2 to 3 percent of children from ages 6 to 12 can have serious depression. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Perri Klass, M.D. Tags: Children and Childhood Depression (Mental) Parenting Mental Health and Disorders Anxiety and Stress Content Type: Service Tantrums in Children Source Type: news

Covid Surge in Michigan Alarms Health Experts
The U.S. has entered a disconcerting phase: Vaccines are rolling out quickly, but upticks in cases raise the prospect of a new surge. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Julie Bosman Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Michigan Hospitals Vaccination and Immunization Disease Rates Source Type: news

New Mexico Is Set to Legalize Recreational Marijuana
The governor is expected to sign the law, which would make New Mexico the 16th state to permit recreational use. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Daniel Victor Tags: Marijuana New Mexico Law and Legislation Source Type: news

How to Start Healing During a Season of Grief
There is no singular way to respond to heartache or sorrow. Find the strategy that works best for you. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christina Caron Tags: Grief (Emotion) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Content Type: Service Therapy and Rehabilitation Source Type: news

Biden Administration Announces Ad Campaign to Combat Vaccine Hesitancy
The public awareness push includes 275 participating organizations that will speak to communities where skepticism of the coronavirus vaccine remains high. (Source: NYT Health)
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‘It Takes Time’: I.C.U. Workers Help Their Former Covid Patients Mend
They survived serious cases of Covid-19, sometimes spending weeks on a ventilator, but not without complications. Now, a special clinic at an L.A. hospital is helping them get back to their lives. (Source: NYT Health)
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Enter the Age of the Vaccine Selfie
From topless politicians to designers, it ’s a thing. And it’s part of a longer tradition than you might expect. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Vanessa Friedman Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Politics and Government Quarantine (Life and Culture) Social Media Medicine and Health Presley, Elvis your-feed-fashion Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

What the History of Pandemics Can Teach Us About Resilience
Widespread disease outbreaks have the potential to shock societies into new ways of living. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anna North Tags: Epidemics Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Economic Conditions and Trends Income Inequality History (Academic Subject) England Europe South Africa Source Type: news

Science Plays the Long Game. But People Have Mental Health Issues Now.
I ’ve reported on behavior and mental health for 20 years. As I exit, I can’t help but wonder why researchers have placed so little emphasis on helping people in distress today. (Source: NYT Health)
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Billions in New Obamacare Subsidies Are Now Available on Healthcare.gov
Nearly everyone with a marketplace health plan can seek more financial help. Many uninsured Americans and people who buy their insurance elsewhere can also benefit. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Kliff and Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Federal Aid (US) HealthCare.gov Source Type: news

Covid-19 Vaccine Card Guide: Keeping it Safe, Travel, Information, Passport and Benefits
For now, the best way to show that you ’ve been inoculated against the coronavirus is a simple white card. Here, your key questions answered. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Concepci ón de León Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Quarantine (Life and Culture) Content Type: Service Source Type: news

Factory Mix-Up Ruins Up to 15 Million J & J Coronavirus Vaccine Doses
A manufacturing subcontractor in Baltimore mixed ingredients from the coronavirus vaccines of Johnson& Johnson and AstraZeneca, setting back U.S. production of the “one-and-done” shot. (Source: NYT Health)
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A ‘Game Changer’ for Patients With Esophageal Cancer
A drug that unleashes the immune system offers a rare glimmer of hope for those with a cancer that resists most treatments. (Source: NYT Health)
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The C.D.C. and N.I.H. launch a rapid, at-home testing initiative in Tennessee and North Carolina.
The new initiative is an important step in determining whether widespread rapid testing can help curb transmission of the virus. (Source: NYT Health)
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The Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Is Said to Be Powerfully Protective in Adolescents
A clinical trial found no symptomatic infections among vaccinated children ages 12 to 15, the companies said, and there were no serious side effects. The data have not yet been reviewed by independent experts. (Source: NYT Health)
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Italy Pushes Back as Health Care Workers Shun Covid Vaccines
Prime Minister Mario Draghi issued a decree requiring that workers in health care facilities be vaccinated, a move that will test the legal limits of his government ’s efforts to stem coronavirus outbreaks. (Source: NYT Health)
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Virus Variants Can Infect Mice, Scientists Report
Infected rodents pose no immediate danger to humans, but the research suggests that mutations are helping the coronavirus expand its range of potential hosts. (Source: NYT Health)
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The City Losing Its Children to H.I.V.
A pediatric outbreak in a remote Pakistan city shows the urgency of global health after Covid. (Source: NYT Health)
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How Health Care Became the Big Industry in Steel City
Pittsburgh ’s once strong unions are part of the answer, Gabriel Winant explains in his book “The Next Shift,” but the change hasn’t come without complications. (Source: NYT Health)
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How to Lower Your Child ’s Risk for Addiction
A strong sense of self-efficacy is one of the most powerful protective factors parents can give their children. (Source: NYT Health)
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Seaside Australia Faces a Rise in Flesh-Eating Buruli Ulcer Cases
As Buruli ulcer cases have risen, they have taken a physical and psychological toll but also offered hope that scientists can solve the bacteria ’s many mysteries. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Livia Albeck-Ripka Tags: Australia Ulcers Bacteria Source Type: news

Three Women Working to Vaccinate Children Are Shot Dead in Afghanistan
The health workers were part of the government ’s polio vaccine campaign in Jalalabad, a city that has seen numerous attacks on women in recent months. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Adam Nossiter Tags: Civilian Casualties Vaccination and Immunization Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) Jalalabad (Afghanistan) Source Type: news

Walking and Other Aerobic Exercise May Aid the Aging Brain
Older people with mild cognitive impairment showed improvements in brain blood flow and memory after a yearlong aerobic exercise program. (Source: NYT Health)
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How Wearing a Mask Can Reduce Allergy Symptoms
Research shows that wearing masks outdoors can protect against more than Covid-19 for people who suffer from seasonal allergies. (Source: NYT Health)
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She Suffered Balance Issues for Years. Was It a Brain Tumor?
A visit to the dentist unexpectedly led to a resolution. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Sanders, M.D. Tags: Ears and Hearing Vertigo Brain Tumors Source Type: news

Why Virus Tests at One Elite School Ran Afoul of Regulators
In the suburbs of Chicago, New Trier High School offers a lesson in just how complicated it can be to track the coronavirus in schools. (Source: NYT Health)
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A Terrifying Disease Stalks Seaside Australia: Flesh-Eating Ulcers
As Buruli ulcer cases have risen, they have taken a physical and psychological toll but also offered hope that scientists can solve the bacteria ’s many mysteries. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Livia Albeck-Ripka Tags: Australia Ulcers Bacteria Source Type: news

‘It Felt Like Deception’: An Elite NYC Hospital Charges Huge Virus Test Fees
Insurers are stuck with the big bills from Lenox Hill, but the public ultimately pays through higher premiums. (Source: NYT Health)
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Three Women Working to Vaccinate Children Shot Dead in Afghanistan
The health workers were part of the government ’s polio vaccine campaign in Jalalabad, a city which has seen numerous attacks on women in recent months. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Adam Nossiter Tags: Civilian Casualties Vaccination and Immunization Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) Jalalabad (Afghanistan) Source Type: news

Bloomberg Employees Get Access to Hospital ’s Vaccine Slots
A company memo on Tuesday informed the staff that NYU Langone would “provide vaccines for Bloomberg employees who meet the eligibility requirements.” (Source: NYT Health)
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More Eager for Covid Vaccine but Skeptics Remain, U.S. Poll Says
Roughly 61 percent of adults have either received their first dose or are eager for one, up from 47 percent in January, according to the latest monthly survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation. (Source: NYT Health)
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A Hygienist Had Covid. Shouldn ’t My Dentist Have Told Me?
The magazine ’s Ethicist columnist on balancing health care providers’ privacy against patients’ concerns, creating an equitable vaccine system and more. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kwame Anthony Appiah Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Teeth and Dentistry Ethics (Personal) Privacy Vaccination and Immunization Source Type: news

Getting One Vaccine Is Good. How About Mix-and-Match?
Researchers are exploring the possible benefits of pairing doses from two different Covid-19 vaccines. (Source: NYT Health)
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What We Know About the W.H.O.'s Inquiry on the Origin of Covid
Did Covid-19 come from animal markets? It ’s unclear. Did it emerge from a lab? Also unclear. Here’s what a new W.H.O. report says — including questions that the agency’s own chief raised about the findings. (Source: NYT Health)
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World Leaders Call for an International Treaty to Combat Future Pandemics
A letter published in newspapers around the globe pressed for a cross-border understanding, similar to the one that followed World War II, to prepare for widespread health emergencies. (Source: NYT Health)
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Family Travel Gets Complicated Without a Covid Vaccine for Kids
Amid the chatter of travel ’s long-awaited rebound one year into the pandemic, many families with children feel largely left out of the conversation. (Source: NYT Health)
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A Hygenist Had Covid. Shouldn ’t My Dentist Have Told Me?
The magazine ’s Ethicist columnist on balancing health care providers’ privacy against patients’ concerns, creating an equitable vaccine system and more. (Source: NYT Health)
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Biden Pushes Mask Mandate as C.D.C. Director Warns of ‘Impending Doom’
The administration is stepping up the pace of vaccinations and expanding access to shots, but it remains in a race against a virus on the upswing. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sharon LaFraniere and Sheryl Gay Stolberg Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Disease Rates Masks Vaccination and Immunization Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Walensky, Rochelle Biden, Joseph R Jr United States Politics and Government States (US) Source Type: news

Schools in Long Beach, Calif., Start Reopening This Week
The majority of the nation ’s districts have begun to reopen school buildings, but some teachers have been wary of returning to in-person instruction. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Shawn Hubler Tags: internal-essential Coronavirus Reopenings Education (K-12) Teachers and School Employees Organized Labor Long Beach (Calif) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Coronavirus Origins Remain Unclear in W.H.O.-China Inquiry
Far more work is needed to understand how the pandemic began, the report says, but it is not clear that Beijing will cooperate. “We may never find the true origins,” an expert said. (Source: NYT Health)
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