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Tour agencies: N Korea bans foreign tourists over 2020-01-22 00:09:48A tour operator says North Korea has banned foreign tourists to guard against the spread of a new virus from China

China urges avoiding crowds with sharp rise in 2020-01-22 00:08:49Chinese health authorities are urging people to avoid crowds and public gatherings after warning that a new viral illness infecting hundreds of people

China reports number of cases from new virus 2020-01-21 21:20:30China reports number of cases from new virus has risen to 440 with 9 deaths

Virus prompts temperature checks, extra cleaning at airports 2020-01-21 20:00:52Many countries are checking the  temperatures of arriving airline passengers and adopting precautionary quarantine procedures in response to a ne

Ex-drug execs get over 2 years in prison 2020-01-21 17:25:07Two former drug company executives have been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison in a bribery scheme that prosecutors say helped fuel t

What's new today in the China virus outbreak 2020-01-21 16:00:36Here’s what’s new in the outbreak linked to an emerging virus in China

Health officials: Person who recently traveled to China 2020-01-21 14:17:00Health officials: Person who recently traveled to China is 1st in U.S. to be diagnosed with new type of viral infection

New Jersey law bans sale of flavored vaping 2020-01-21 13:50:33New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation prohibiting the sale of flavored vaping products

Feds to let states tap opioid funds for 2020-01-21 11:44:46The nation's drug addiction crisis has morphed in a deadly new direction with more Americans hooked on meth and cocaine

California considers declaring common pain killer carcinogen 2020-01-21 10:54:48California is considering whether to label one of the United States' most common drugs a carcinogen

Supreme Court won't take case prompted by Flint 2020-01-21 10:18:48The Supreme Court has declined to take a case stemming from the 2014 water crisis in Flint, Michigan

Planned Parenthood endorses challenger to Sen. Collins 2020-01-21 08:51:37Planned Parenthood is snubbing Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine by endorsing her Democratic opponent Sara Gideon in their Senate race

NYT > Health

Wuhan, Center of Coronavirus Outbreak, Is Being Cut New! 2020-01-22 17:45:57The sudden restrictions — announced after the official death toll nearly doubled — could upend the travel plans of millions of Chinese cit

Smokers Should Quit at Least 4 Weeks Before New! 2020-01-22 17:05:59In a new study, the health agency urges hospitals and surgeons to play a bigger role to help the world’s 1 billion smokers kick the habit.

As Coronavirus Spreads from China, Scientists See Grim New! 2020-01-22 16:29:54Epidemics of related viruses, like SARS, killed hundreds. But the W.H.O. has postponed a decision on whether the new outbreak is a global emergency.

Stress Really Does Make Hair Go Gray Faster New! 2020-01-22 15:33:56The same nerves involved in the fight-or-flight response can cause permanent damage to the cells responsible for producing hair color in mice, scienti

China Silences Critics Over Coronavirus Outbreak New! 2020-01-22 15:29:49Beijing has responded faster to the new threat than it did with SARS, but it still silences and punishes those who veer from the official line, with p

Wuhan Coronavirus: C.D.C. Identifies First U.S. Case in New! 2020-01-22 14:11:46A man in Washington State is infected with a new respiratory virus. Federal officials plan to expand screenings for the infection at major airports.

Lessons for Americans, From a Chinese Classroom New! 2020-01-22 13:03:42Observing how Chinese 2- and 3-year-olds navigated a second language, I wondered whether I could have done this for my children.

Ayanna Pressley Opens Up About Living With Alopecia New! 2020-01-22 11:49:50The congresswoman from Massachusetts said that she was making peace with the condition in a video released on Thursday.

Fish Oil Supplements Tied to Sperm Health New! 2020-01-22 11:11:53Young men who took fish oil supplements had higher sperm counts, a greater sperm volume and larger average testicular size.

Having Children, Breastfeeding May Cut Risk of Early New! 2020-01-22 11:00:03Pregnancy and breastfeeding may cut the risk of entering menopause before age 45.

What We Know About the Wuhan Coronavirus New! 2020-01-22 09:38:38A mysterious virus has caused an international outbreak of respiratory illness. Now the infection has arrived in the U.S.

Deadly Coronavirus Outbreak Poses a Test to China's New! 2020-01-22 07:39:10The new virus has killed at least nine and infected more than 400 people in China, with confirmed cases in the United States, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan

Scientific American: Health

Snakes Could Be the Original Source of the New! 2020-01-22 16:30:00A study of the virus's genetic sequence suggests similarities to that seen in snakes, but the origin must still be verified -- Read more on Scientifi

Infectious Disease Expert Discusses What We Know about New! 2020-01-22 13:15:00Federal disease agency director Anthony Fauci discusses the novel pathogen that has, so far, sickened hundreds in Asia and one person in the U.S. -- R

Survival of the Fittest Cells New! 2020-01-22 12:00:00Cells in the body don’t always play nicely together. Could co-opting their competitive nature help to unlock cutting-edge therapies? -- Read mor

Weights vs. Cardio: Keep Them Separate or Combine? New! 2020-01-22 10:30:00Confused about whether or not you should lift on the same day as a run? You're not alone. Let's take a deep dive into the research and determine wha

Calling an Illness "Psychosomatic" Doesn't Mean It's Imaginary New! 2020-01-22 07:00:00Recent experiments have begun mapping the neuronal connections between mind and body like never before -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

WHO Calls for Emergency Meeting as Chinese Virus 2020-01-21 11:15:00The new coronavirus has sickened people in several countries, and there has been at least one confirmed case of human-to-human transmission -- Read mo

Is Iron Deficiency Causing Your Hair Loss? 2020-01-21 10:30:00Is your hair falling out? Nutrient deficiencies may be to blame. Reversing it starts with finding the cause -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Hookworm Runs Rampant in Schools 2020-01-21 07:15:00Originally published in March 1915 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Old Drug, New Tricks: Existing Medicines Show Promise 2020-01-20 11:00:00Dozens of compounds approved for other purposes can kill cancer cells selectively -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need? 2020-01-20 10:30:00Do you really need eight hours of sleep each night to thrive? Savvy Psychologist Dr. Jade Wu breaks down the eight-hour sleep myth and offers three wa

The Unexpected Diversity of Pain 2020-01-20 09:00:00It comes in many types that each require specialized treatment, and scientists are learning to diagnose different varieties -- Read more on Scientific

How Gut Microbes Shape Our Response to Drugs 2020-01-19 09:00:00The human microbiome activates some medicines, inactivates others and provokes side effects -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

MedicineNet Daily News

Walnuts May Benefit Gut Bacteria and Improve Heart 2020-01-22 02:00:00Title: Walnuts May Benefit Gut Bacteria and Improve Heart HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12

Facebook Falls Short for College Kids Battling Depression, 2020-01-22 02:00:00Title: Facebook Falls Short for College Kids Battling Depression, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/19/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

First U.S. Patient With China Coronavirus Is Diagnosed 2020-01-22 02:00:00Title: First U.S. Patient With China Coronavirus Is Diagnosed in Washington StateCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Rev

Health Tip: Sleeping While There's Anxiety 2020-01-22 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Sleeping While There's AnxietyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Dealing With Flea Infestation 2020-01-22 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Dealing With Flea InfestationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Hand Exercises to Improve Strength 2020-01-22 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Hand Exercises to Improve StrengthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Many Gun Owners Leave Weapons Unlocked at Home 2020-01-22 02:00:00Title: Many Gun Owners Leave Weapons Unlocked at HomeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

What Parents Overlook When Their Teen Is a 2020-01-22 02:00:00Title: What Parents Overlook When Their Teen Is a Heavy GamerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00

Health Tip: Nuts and Heart Health 2020-01-22 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Nuts and Heart HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Family Therapy Best for Youth at Risk for 2020-01-22 02:00:00Title: Family Therapy Best for Youth at Risk for Bipolar DisorderCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 1

Millions of Americans With Heart Disease Use Pot, 2020-01-22 02:00:00Title: Millions of Americans With Heart Disease Use Pot, Bringing Potential HarmCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revi

'Kangaroo Care' Reduces Infant Deaths 2020-01-22 02:00:00Title: 'Kangaroo Care' Reduces Infant DeathsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM