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Covid-19 mask policies across the US are rapidly changing

(Just Now) (CNN)In the past week, America took two big steps closer to a semblance of the normalcy we've longed for. On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration expanded its emergency use authorization for

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Tracking Covid-19 cases in the US

(4 days ago) What we still don’t know. There’s still a lot we don’t know — including where the virus came from and when the pandemic will end. Preparing for your vaccination

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What the new CDC mask guidelines mean for your mental health

(7 days ago) As the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced fully vaccinated people can stop masking or physical distancing, except for certain extenuating circumstances, for many it …

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Health Conditions and Definitions Library from CNN health

(7 days ago) HEALTH A-Z: CNN health's comprehensive library and guide covering common health topics ranging from general wellness to medical information

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Talking on Zoom can help older people stave off dementia

(3 days ago) Talking on video-conference services like Zoom during the coronavirus pandemic has helped older people stave off the effects of dementia, a new study has suggested.

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World Covid-19 tracker: Latest cases and deaths by country

(1 days ago) Track the global spread of coronavirus with maps and updates on cases and deaths around the world.

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Public health experts: Why we're going to keep wearing our

(1 days ago) David Holtgrave and Eli Rosenberg write that the CDC's announcement on Thursday that it was safe for Covid-vaccinated persons to cast aside …

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Health: News & Videos about Health -- CNN.com

(4 days ago) Study looks at elderly & mental health updated Tue Jul 10 2012 15:52:45. A new report looks at mental health and substance abuse in the elderly, and concludes better access to care is …

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The pandemic is highlighting a crisis in men's mental health

(4 days ago) The pandemic has heightened the sense of isolation that many men were already feeling, but it may also be helping men become more aware of their mental health and needs.

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US coronavirus: The outlook is brighter for the US on

(2 days ago) This week marked a major shift for the Covid-19 pandemic in the United States, and much of American life -- including the classroom -- could soon start to look much the way it …

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Pandemic turns teen angst into mental health crisis

(7 days ago) Clinical psychologist and founder of the teenage mental health charity stem4, Dr Nihara Krause points to shortfalls in treatment and intervention services while the …

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How should parents with children younger than 12 use the

(9 days ago) The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly loosened masking and physical distancing guidelines for people fully vaccinated …

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Former health care worker sentenced to life in prison

(7 days ago) A former health care worker was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison for providing fatal insulin doses to elderly patients at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia.

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How coronavirus affects the entire body

(9 days ago) Coronavirus damages not only the lungs, but the kidneys, liver, heart, brain and nervous system, skin and gastrointestinal tract, doctors said Friday in a review of reports about Covid-19 patients.

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CDC facing formidable challenges in convincing

(3 days ago) Public health experts at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are facing challenges -- even struggling -- as they try to figure out how to convince hesitant Republicans to …

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A 95-year-old man just became the oldest organ donor in US

(1 days ago) (CNN)A woman who is recovering from a liver transplant not only has a new lifesaving organ, but one that made history. That's thanks to Cecil Lockhart from Welch, West Virginia, who died at …

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Who should, and should not get the Covid-19 vaccine

(3 days ago) The Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine being rolled out across the US should be safe for just about anyone -- even the frailest elderly people.

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Red Table Talk episode: Turns lens on nation's Black

(8 days ago) Democratic Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, chairwoman of the committee, said the country needs to acknowledge that its health care system was "built on a legacy of systemic racism and mistreatment of

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What's the science behind CDC's decision to say fully

(2 days ago) A fresh batch of data from a big study of healthcare workers across the country helped prompt the CDC to say fully vaccinated people can go without masks …

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Administration to invest $7.4 billion to hire and train

(3 days ago) The Biden administration will invest $7.4 billion to recruit and hire public health workers to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic and prepare for future public health challenges, the White House

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Past vaccine disasters show why rushing a Covid-19 vaccine

(Just Now) Vaccine experts are warning the federal government against rushing out a coronavirus vaccine before testing has shown it's both safe and effective. Decades of history show why they're right.

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FDA warns popular dental filling could cause health

(2 days ago) The US Food and Drug Administration warned Thursday that silver dental fillings, known as dental amalgam, may cause health problems for some high-risk groups.

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'Sonic attacks' suffered by US diplomats likely caused by

(2 days ago) The mysterious head injuries suffered by US diplomatic staff in China and Cuba that had been described as "sonic attacks" are consistent with the use of …

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Some amusement parks are abandoning temperature checks and

(3 days ago) 1 day ago · Just before the CDC's new mask guidance for vaccinated people became the country's hot Covid-19 topic, a different feature of the pandemic was falling by the wayside: temperature checks at

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One in five health care workers faced depression and

(3 days ago) Health care workers around the world are feeling depressed and anxious from the stresses of the pandemic. Nurse Mathilde Dumont, 27, is shown at the Ixelles Hospital in Brussels.

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Wellness

(4 days ago) Former health care worker sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to murdering 7 veterans. SE Cupp: This is a time of reckoning for the airlines -- and air travelers.

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Mental health issues plague nearly half of parents said

(5 days ago) A survey of 977 parents with children ages 13 to 18 analyzed teen mental health conditions like anxiety, depression and aggressive behavior during the pandemic.

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Opinion: The workers who could get us through this

(3 days ago) The Health Force, Resilience Force, and Jobs to Fight COVID-19 Act -- authored by one of us and backed by the other's social justice organization, Partners In Health-- would invest billions of

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Virtual school can be damaging to children's mental health

(6 days ago) A study published by the CDC says virtual instruction may present serious risks to the mental health of children. Parents weigh in on what they've seen firsthand.

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The psychological benefits of prayer

(6 days ago) Despite how many Americans pray and how often, scientific research on the health benefits is limited. But based on what science has shown, …

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Philadelphia official resigns after saying he cremated the

(9 days ago) 2 days ago · (CNN)Philadelphia's city health commissioner resigned this week after saying he cremated and disposed of some of the remains of the 1985 MOVE bombing victims. However, on Friday, it …

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US childhood obesity epidemic worsened by Covid-19

(3 days ago) John Rausch is an associate professor of pediatrics at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and medical director for Health for Life West, a comprehensive weight management program at …

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'Magic mushroom' ingredient could work as mental health

(5 days ago) As Oregon has become the first US state to make psilocybin -- the hallucinogenic compound in magic mushrooms -- legal for mental health treatment in …

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Mental health disorders may cause faster aging, study

(7 days ago) The findings have suggested that with better prevention, early identification and improved treatment of mental health problems, health professionals might …

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5 benefits of apple cider vinegar (and a few duds

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Random acts of kindness are good for your health. Here's

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Health benefits of honey: Here's what's proven CNN

(Just Now) The proven health benefits of honey. By Sandee LaMotte, CNN Updated 12:23 PM EST, Fri March 9, 2018 Photos: Eight foods that (nearly) last forever

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Technology struggles for seniors pose challenges to

(5 days ago) Landmark Health serves a highly vulnerable group of 42,000 people in 14 states, bringing services into patients' homes. Its average patient is nearly 80 years old, with eight medical conditions.

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Marijuana use is rising sharply among seniors over 65

(Just Now) To do so they analyze data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, a nationally representative survey of 15,000 people in the US who do not live in …

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Covid-19 is taking a devastating toll on Filipino nurses

(Just Now) Health care workers bow their heads at a vigil in California for Celia Marcos, a nurse who died two days after testing positive for coronavirus. Marcos, a Filipina nurse who died in April, is one

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A mother's poor mental health may harm child development

(2 days ago) 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

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Exercising before breakfast burns more fat, study says CNN

(5 days ago) Unfortunately the eat-after group didn’t lose more weight than the eat-before group during the six weeks of the study, but it did have “profound and positive” effects on the health of the

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Alkaline water: Are the benefits real

(2 days ago) It’s claimed to have a multitude of health benefits, including weight loss, clear skin and even fighting cancer. Purportedly, “if things are alkaline, then that helps to

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Why vacations matter for your health CNN Travel

(6 days ago) The 1992 Framingham Heart Study, which still stands as the gold standard for long-term health studies, tracked workers over 20 years. sIt found …

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Michael J. Fox retiring again because of health

(3 days ago) Michael J. Fox is reportedly retiring again because of health concerns.

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Homework is pointless. Here's what you should do instead

(7 days ago) Homework has the potential to spoil the little downtime we have for one another, becoming another item on a seemingly infinite to-do list. Here's how to deal with the dilemma.

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The CNN 10: Healthiest cities

(1 days ago) Health officials say that even people exposed to low levels of secondhand smoke can develop the same type of lung problems seen in regular smokers. So in 2011, Bloomberg took the anti-tobacco

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