Healthcare Start-Up Ro to Acquire Modern Fertility
The parent of Roman, a digital health clinic for men, announced that it would acquire a firm that offers at-home fertility tests for women. (Source: NYT Health)
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As Restrictions Loosen, Families Travel Far and Spend Big
Newly vaccinated families are opting for private jets, luxury resorts and guided tours in elaborate new twists on the old-fashioned family reunion. (Source: NYT Health)
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E-Bikes Can Provide a Good Workout
Pedal-assisted electric bikes provided a faster and more “fun” commute while raising breathing and heart rates enough to contribute to fitness. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gretchen Reynolds Tags: Bicycles and Bicycling Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Commuting Exercise Content Type: Service American College of Sports Medicine Source Type: news

Airstrike Damages Gaza's Only Covid-19 Testing Lab, Officials Say
Health officials suspended coronavirus screening. Experts have warned that the conflict with Israel could worsen the pandemic in the territory. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Adam Rasgon Tags: Gaza Strip Israel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) War and Armed Conflicts Vaccination and Immunization Source Type: news

Jim Klobuchar Dies at 93; Minnesota Newspaperman and Amy ’s Father
He rose to folk hero status with his derring-do as a journalist and came to national attention when his daughter, Senator Amy Klobuchar, spoke openly about his struggles with alcoholism. (Source: NYT Health)
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How Do I Know if My Teen Is OK?
In the pandemic, many of the traditional measures that indicate a teen is thriving have been rendered irrelevant. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carrie Goldman Tags: Quarantine (Life and Culture) Anxiety and Stress Mental Health and Disorders Parenting Teenagers and Adolescence Source Type: news

Biden Dips Into U.S. Vaccine Supply to Send 20 Million Doses Abroad
President Biden ’s pledge to ship out doses that could have been used domestically was a step toward a global campaign, but activists say much more is needed. (Source: NYT Health)
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The Future of Virus Tracking Can Be Found on This College Campus
Colorado Mesa University and the Broad Institute of M.I.T. and Harvard have spent the last year exploring new approaches to managing outbreaks. (Source: NYT Health)
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They ’re Vaccinated and Keeping Their Masks On, Maybe Forever
Face coverings have been a political flash point for more than a year. But now, the backlash is directed at people who don ’t plan to take them off. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Maslin Nir Tags: Masks Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Source Type: news

Experts Urge Air Quality Standards as Safeguard Against Coronavirus
The researchers issued a call to action to improve indoor air quality as a safeguard against the spread of contagions like the coronavirus. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Heating, Ventilation and Cooling (HVAC) Disease Rates Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Workplace Hazards and Violations Masks Water American Hospital Assn Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Occupation Source Type: news

A Jane Brody Birthday Milestone: 80!
The secret to a happy and vibrant old age? Strive to do what you love for as long as you can do it. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Age, Chronological Elderly Birthdays Exercise Diet and Nutrition Source Type: news

Aspirin May Help Protect the Brain From Pollution's Toll, Study Suggests
Even short-term exposure to polluted air may impair mental ability in the elderly. Aspirin and other NSAIDs showed some protective effects. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Air Pollution Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) Aspirin Elderly Dementia Alzheimer ' s Disease Brain Source Type: news

In New Vaccination Push, Biden Leans on His ‘Community Corps’
Frantic efforts to vaccinate people in an underserved area of Philadelphia underscore a difficult new stage of the nation ’s vaccination campaign, as door-to-door efforts become the norm. (Source: NYT Health)
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Learn To Skate This Summer
After a year spent largely indoors, adults are regaining a sense of balance on roller skates, bikes and skateboards. (Source: NYT Health)
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Mint Drink Recipes
Mint is a wonderful flavor to enrich warm-weather coolers. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Florence Fabricant Tags: Recipes Cocktails and Mixed Drinks Content Type: Service Spearmint Herbs Source Type: news

Things To Do At Home
This week, discover the cultural and societal impact of sneakers, practice your math skills or explore what a net zero climate might look like. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emma Grillo and Danya Issawi Tags: Quarantine (Life and Culture) Source Type: news

Why the C.D.C. Changed Its Mask Guidance
Two scientific findings altered the calculus: Vaccinated people rarely transmit the virus, and the shots are effective against variants. (Source: NYT Health)
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Eula Hall, One-Woman Relief Agency in Appalachia, Dies at 93
Calling herself a “hillbilly activist,” she started a health care clinic and offered other services in chronically underserved eastern Kentucky. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katharine Q. Seelye Tags: Hall, Eula Deaths (Obituaries) Medicine and Health Mines and Mining Poverty Appalachian Region Kentucky Eula Hall Health Center (Big Sandy Health Care Inc) Source Type: news

How Sickle Cell Trait in Black People Can Give the Police Cover
Sickle cell trait has been cited in dozens of police custody deaths ruled accidental or natural, even though the condition is benign on its own, a Times investigation found. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michael LaForgia and Jennifer Valentino-DeVries Tags: Black Lives Matter Movement Black People George Floyd Protests (2020) Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings Autopsies Prison Guards and Corrections Officers Genetics and Heredity Sickle Cell Anemia Sickle Cell Trait United States Source Type: news

Una revoluci ón psicodélica llega a la psiquiatría
La psilocibina y el MDMA est án a punto de convertirse en las nuevas terapias de moda, algo que no se veía desde el Prozac. Las universidades quieren participar, al igual que Wall Street. Algunas personas están preocupadas por la posibilidad de que la presión para liberalizar el acceso pueda tener consecuencias no deseadas. (Source: NYT Health)
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723 Epidemiologists on When and How the U.S. Can Fully Return to Normal
Government mandates are lifting, but these experts say the pandemic won ’t really end nationally until more people, including children, are vaccinated. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Claire Cain Miller, Kevin Quealy and Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Children and Childhood Coronavirus Reopenings Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Disease Rates Vaccination and Immunization Content Type: Service Source Type: news

Why the CDC Changed Its Advice on Masks
Two scientific findings altered the calculus: Vaccinated people don ’t transmit the virus, and the shots are effective against variants. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Disease Rates Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Clinical Trials Infections Centers for Disease Control and Prevention States (US) Research Pfizer Inc BioNTech Source Type: news

Pfizer and Moderna Shots Are Powerfully Effective Against Covid, Analysis Says
A new study of 1,800 health care workers confirms that the vaccines are working well in the real world, outside clinical trials. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Anthes Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Clinical Trials Vaccination and Immunization Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Moderna Inc Pfizer Inc Source Type: news

How the United States Beat the Coronavirus Variants, for Now
The country has managed to avoid a variant-fueled spike in coronavirus cases. Scientists say we were lucky. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carl Zimmer and Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Research Disease Rates Biology and Biochemistry Vaccination and Immunization your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are powerfully effective against the virus, a C.D.C. analysis confirmed.
A new study of 1,800 health care workers confirms that the vaccines are working well in the real world, outside clinical trials. (Source: NYT Health)
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Businesses Offer Perks to Vaccinated Customers
Tossing their masks, jumping on side-by-side treadmills, sharing peanuts next to fellow sports fans, the vaccinated find special freedoms await. (Source: NYT Health)
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Vaccinated Americans May Go Without Masks in Most Places, Federal Officials Say
Fully vaccinated people do not have to wear masks or maintain social distance indoors or outdoors, with some exceptions, the C.D.C. advised. (Source: NYT Health)
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Many Unvaccinated Latinos in the U.S. Want the Shot, New Survey Finds
Issues of access and fears of employment and immigration consequences have kept their Covid vaccination rates low, the findings suggest. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jan Hoffman Tags: your-feed-science Hispanic-Americans Vaccination and Immunization Polls and Public Opinion Kaiser Family Foundation your-feed-healthcare Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

More Scientists Urge Broad Inquiry Into Coronavirus Origins
Researchers urge an open mind, saying lack of evidence leaves theories of natural spillover and laboratory leak both viable. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: James Gorman and Carl Zimmer Tags: SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Science (Journal) Laboratories and Scientific Equipment World Health Organization Research Wuhan Institute of Virology (China) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus your-feed-science Source Type: news

Covid Pandemic Demands Air Quality Changes in the Workplace, Researchers Say
The researchers issued a call to action to improve indoor air quality as a safeguard against the spread of contagions like the coronavirus. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Heating, Ventilation and Cooling (HVAC) Disease Rates Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Workplace Hazards and Violations Masks Water American Hospital Assn Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Occupation Source Type: news

How to Conquer Feelings of Guilt During the Pandemic
Many have felt unwarranted remorse over things they can ’t control. Here’s how to stop the spiral. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christina Caron Tags: Content Type: Service Psychology and Psychologists Emotions Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Covid Vaccines Protect Pregnant Women, Study Confirms
The shots may also have benefits for infants and do not seem to damage the placenta, according to the latest research. (Source: NYT Health)
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Sophomore Year 2020: Students Struggle With the Coronavirus Pandemic
A group of high school students try desperately to make it through an isolated and dire year. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susan Dominus Tags: E-Learning Education (K-12) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Columbia (Mo) Depression (Mental) Quarantine (Life and Culture) Source Type: news

Vacunas para la COVID-19: ¿debo ponerme la segunda dosis?
Algunas personas siguen postergando su segunda dosis o tienen dudas sobre si es necesario vacunarse. Pero la COVID-19 sigue siendo un riesgo mortal para todos, no solo para los m ás vulnerables. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Vaccination and Immunization Disease Rates Content Type: Service Source Type: news

C.D.C. Advisers Endorse Pfizer Vaccine for Children Ages 12 to 15
Immunizations will quickly begin nationwide, officials predicted. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Children and Childhood Teenagers and Adolescence Education (K-12) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization Practi Source Type: news

C.D.C Confirms More Cases of Rare Blood Clot Disorder Linked to J. & J. Vaccine
Six men were among the latest confirmed cases, which now total 28. Previous cases included only women. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Anthes Tags: internal-essential Source Type: news

With Hugs and Haircuts, U.S. Epidemiologists Start Returning (Carefully!) to Everyday  Life
Vaccinations mean the pandemic is moving to a phase when behavior will depend on people ’s individual tolerance for risk. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz, Claire Cain Miller and Kevin Quealy Tags: Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Polls and Public Opinion Content Type: Service Vaccination and Immunization Source Type: news

Experts Call for Sweeping Reforms to Prevent the Next Pandemic
Swift mask mandates and travel restrictions, an international treaty and the creation of new bureaucracies are among the recommendations presented to the W.H.O. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sheri Fink Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Epidemics Politics and Government Vaccination and Immunization World Health Organization your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

How Hospitals Can Help Patients and the Planet
Health care systems are trying to answer the central question of how to care for patients when climate change threatens their ability to remain open. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tatiana Schlossberg Tags: Hospitals Global Warming Greenhouse Gas Emissions Hurricane Sandy (2012) Electric Light and Power Disasters and Emergencies Source Type: news

His Legs Suddenly Felt Paralyzed. Could Intense Workouts Be the Cause?
When he tried to get up, he realized he couldn ’t move. His weakness had a surprising cause — and an even more surprising cause behind the cause. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Sanders, M.D. Tags: Emergency Medical Treatment Thyroid Gland Exercise Hormones Source Type: news

How Exercise May Help Us Flourish
Physical activity can promote a sense of purpose in life, creating a virtuous cycle that keeps you moving. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gretchen Reynolds Tags: Exercise Mental Health and Disorders Depression (Mental) Source Type: news

Why Haven ’t You Scheduled Your Covid Vaccine?
If you ’re feeling hesitant about getting your shot, we want to hear your questions. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

CDC Chief Defends Coronavirus Pandemic Guidance as Impatience Mounts
At a Senate hearing on the federal government ’s pandemic response, Republicans criticized the government’s guidance for cruise ships, fishermen, summer camps and outdoor mask wearing. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Noah Weiland Tags: Walensky, Rochelle Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Masks Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Coronavirus Reopenings Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Disease Rates Vaccination and Immunization United States Politics and Government Source Type: news

To Vaccinate Younger Teens, States and Cities Look to Schools, Camps, Even Beaches
The F.D.A. ’s authorization of Pfizer’s Covid shot for 12- to 15-year-olds is a milestone in battling the coronavirus, but actually getting them vaccinated involves new challenges. (Source: NYT Health)
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Need a Pandemic Reset? Try This 10-Day Challenge
Studies show that moments of disruption offer a unique opportunity to set and achieve new goals. The 10-day Well challenge will help you get started. (Source: NYT Health)
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Covid-19 Vaccines: Novavax Reports More Delays
“I don’t see a lot going well for them at this point,” said one analyst. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie Thomas Tags: Clinical Trials Vaccination and Immunization Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Novavax Inc Serum Institute of India Source Type: news

New Drugs Could Help Treat Obesity. Could They End the Stigma, Too?
The hope is that new treatments will encourage people to think of obesity as a chronic disease, like high blood pressure or diabetes. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Kolata Tags: Obesity Bariatric Surgery Food and Drug Administration Novo Nordisk A/S Obesity (Journal) Weight Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Clinical Trials Chronic Condition (Health) Research Source Type: news

Dunbar ’s Number Debunked: You Can Have More Than 150 Friends
A new study questions that figure, known as Dunbar ’s number. The Oxford professor for whom it is named, Robin Dunbar, dismissed the findings as “absolutely bonkers.” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jenny Gross Tags: Research Biology Letters (Journal) Stockholm University Friendship Archaeology and Anthropology Dunbar, Robin Source Type: news

Is It Covid or the Flu? New Combo Tests Can Find Out.
New tests for respiratory illnesses can look for more than 20 pathogens at a time. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roxanne Khamsi Tags: Tests (Medical) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Influenza your-feed-healthcare Laboratories and Scientific Equipment Source Type: news

What Are Puberty Blockers?
Recent conservative legislation has targeted a class of drugs used to treat transgender adolescents. But what do these drugs actually do? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lena Wilson Tags: Hormones Transgender and Transsexuals Teenagers and Adolescence Testosterone Estrogen Arkansas Source Type: news