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OSHA Criticized for Lax Regulation of Meatpacking in Pandemic

3 ore 2 min ago
Critics say the agency has applied scant oversight and negligible penalties despite virus outbreaks at many plants in the spring.

Wikipedia and W.H.O. Join to Combat Covid Misinformation

3 ore 25 min ago
The health agency will license much of its material to the online encyclopedia, allowing the information to be reposted widely into almost 200 languages.

The Pandemic’s Real Toll? 300,000 Deaths, and It’s Not Just From the Coronavirus

4 ore 22 min ago
A C.D.C. analysis finds that overall death rates have risen, particularly among young adults and people of color.

No, Mouthwash Will Not Save You From the Coronavirus

4 ore 22 min ago
Even if people coated the inside of their mouths with a coronavirus-killing chemical, a substantial amount of the virus would still remain in the body.

The Coronavirus Has Claimed 2.5 Million Years of Potential Life in the U.S., Study Finds

4 ore 22 min ago
A Harvard researcher added up the number of years that Americans who died from Covid-19 might have lived had they reached a typical life expectancy.

Why Running Won’t Ruin Your Knees

6 ore 20 min ago
Running pummels knees more than walking does, but in the process it may fortify and bulk up cartilage, helping stave off knee arthritis.

Depression in Pregnancy May Raise Risk of Childhood Asthma

7 ore 4 min ago
Mothers who were psychologically distressed during pregnancy had a higher risk of asthma in their offspring.

What Does ‘Negative’ on a Coronavirus Test Really Mean?

8 ore 33 min ago
President Trump’s recent tests are a reminder that although many products exist, none test for infectiousness.

Remdesivir Fails to Prevent Covid-19 Deaths in Huge Trial

8 ore 33 min ago
Critics said the study, sponsored by the W.H.O., was too poorly conducted to be definitive.

Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges for Opioid Sales

17 ore 13 min ago
The Justice Department announced an $8 billion settlement with the company. Members of the Sackler family will pay $225 million in civil penalties but criminal investigations continue.

J. Michael Lane, a General in the Rout of Smallpox, Dies at 84

Mer, 21/10/2020 - 23:27
At the C.D.C., he waged a 13-year campaign to vanquish a deadly infectious disease that had ravaged the world for centuries. Victory came in 1977.

How Nick Saban Made It to Alabama's Kickoff on Saturday

Mer, 21/10/2020 - 20:43
Alabama’s immense resources and a newly developed Southeastern Conference policy paved the way for Saban to return to the field only days after he tested positive for the coronavirus.

5 Ways Families Can Prepare as Coronavirus Cases Surge

Mer, 21/10/2020 - 20:05
As winter approaches, we still need to be vigilant about taking precautions.

The F.D.A. Wanted to Ban Some Hair Straighteners. It Never Happened.

Mer, 21/10/2020 - 17:31
In 2016, agency scientists deemed hair straighteners containing formaldehyde to be unsafe, according to newly obtained emails.

Where Have All the Hospital Patients Gone?

Mer, 21/10/2020 - 16:04
Except in areas where Covid is surging, there are still no lines of patients in the hospital halls.

Doctors May Have Found Secretive New Organs in the Center of Your Head

Mer, 21/10/2020 - 15:23
They appear to be a fourth pair of large salivary glands, tucked into the space where the nasal cavity meets the throat.

Trump’s Antibody ‘Cure’ Will Be in Short Supply

Mer, 21/10/2020 - 15:08
All the weak points of American health care — testing delays, communication breakdowns, inequity — are working against this potential treatment.

N.Y. Accuses Religious Health Cost-Sharing Group of Misleading Consumers

Mer, 21/10/2020 - 06:27
Regulators say a major group is misrepresenting cost-sharing plans, saddling people with unpaid medical bills.

How the F.D.A. Stood Up to the President

Mer, 21/10/2020 - 00:39
After months of caving to pressures from the White House, Commissioner Stephen Hahn and a band of agency scientists have eked out a few victories.

A Viral Theory Cited by Health Officials Draws Fire From Scientists

Mar, 20/10/2020 - 23:59
A manifesto urging reliance on “herd immunity” without lockdowns was warmly received by administration officials. But the strategy cannot stem the pandemic, many experts say.