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LGBTQ Mental Health and Suicide: How Can We Save the Next Generation?

LGBTQ Mental Health and Suicide: How Can We Save the Next Generation?

By Merryn Johns | Sep 28, 2020

A new national survey from The Trevor Project reveals alarming statistics regarding mental health and suicide rates of LGBTQ youth. Does it get better? It depends on who you ask.

Trump's Executive Order on Preexisting Conditions Lacks Teeth, Experts Say

Trump's Executive Order on Preexisting Conditions Lacks Teeth, Experts Say

By Jon Greenberg, PolitiFact | Sep 28, 2020

"All it really is, is a statement that he wants one or more of his departments to come up with a plan. And he doesn't give any guidance or the vaguest outline of what that plan should be," says Joe Antos of the American Enterprise Institute.

Trump Promotes Health Care 'Vision' But Gaps Remain

Trump Promotes Health Care 'Vision' But Gaps Remain

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jill Colvin | Sep 25, 2020

More than three-and-a-half years into his presidency and 40 days from an election, President Donald Trump on Thursday launched what aides termed a "vision" for health care heavy on unfulfilled aspirations.

They Survived COVID-19, Then Faced Stigma

They Survived COVID-19, Then Faced Stigma

Sep 25, 2020

Members of Survivor Corps, a group formed to support COVID-19 patients, agree that the way society treats them is a real problem. But this does not surprise researchers who study such behavior.

'Are People to Be Left to Die?' Vaccine Pleas Fill UN Summit

'Are People to Be Left to Die?' Vaccine Pleas Fill UN Summit

By Cara Anna | Sep 24, 2020

If the United Nations was created from the ashes of World War II, what will be born from the global crisis of COVID-19?

Colleges' Opening Fueled 3,000 COVID Cases a Day, Researchers Say

Colleges' Opening Fueled 3,000 COVID Cases a Day, Researchers Say

By Michael McAuliff | Sep 24, 2020

The study tracked cellphone data and matched it to reopening schedules at 1,400 schools, along with county infection rates.

How Can You Tell the Difference Between COVID-19 and the Flu?

How Can You Tell the Difference Between COVID-19 and the Flu?

Sep 24, 2020

Body aches, sore throat, fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue and headaches are symptoms shared by the two, but there are a couple of major difference to be on the lookout for.

The Phoenix: Erectile Dysfunction Has Met Its Match

The Phoenix: Erectile Dysfunction Has Met Its Match

SPONSORED CONTENT | Sep 24, 2020

For the first time, acoustic wave technology for treating ED is now available in an at-home product, The Phoenix. The results? Let's just say they rise above expectation.

How Will We Know That a COVID-19 Vaccine is Safe and Effective?

How Will We Know That a COVID-19 Vaccine is Safe and Effective?

Sep 23, 2020

According to one expert, it's likely that not just one but several of the competing COVID-19 vaccines will be shown to be safe and effective by the end of 2020. But which one should you receive, if any?

Battle Rages Inside Hospitals Over How COVID Strikes and Kills

Battle Rages Inside Hospitals Over How COVID Strikes and Kills

By Robert Lewis, Christina Jewett | Sep 23, 2020

Front-line health care workers are locked in a heated dispute with many infection control specialists and hospital administrators over how the novel coronavirus is spread ? and therefore, what level of protective gear is appropriate.

'Unfathomable': Coronavirus US Death Toll Tops 200K

'Unfathomable': Coronavirus US Death Toll Tops 200K

By Carla K. Johnson | Sep 23, 2020

The number of dead is equivalent to a 9/11 attack every day for 67 days. It is roughly equal to the population of Salt Lake City or Huntsville, Alabama.

Late-Stage Study of First Single-Shot Vaccine Begins in US

Late-Stage Study of First Single-Shot Vaccine Begins in US

By Linda A. Johnson | Sep 23, 2020

The study starting Wednesday will be one of the world's largest coronavirus vaccine studies so far, testing the shot in 60,000 volunteers in the U.S., South Africa, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.

UK's Johnson Slams Brakes on Reopening as COVID Cases Surge

UK's Johnson Slams Brakes on Reopening as COVID Cases Surge

By Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless | Sep 22, 2020

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has slammed the brakes on the country's return to offices, saying people should work from home if possible, to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Without RBG, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

Without RBG, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

By Julie Rovner | Sep 22, 2020

"He doesn't want to crush the virus. He wants to crush the Affordable Care Act," says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of President Trump. Will his wish come true with a shift in the Supreme Court?

CDC Changes, Then Retracts, Web Posting on How Virus Spreads

CDC Changes, Then Retracts, Web Posting on How Virus Spreads

By Mike Stobbe | Sep 22, 2020

The top U.S. public health agency stirred confusion by posting — and then taking down — an apparent change in its position on how easily the coronavirus can spread from person to person through the air.

Biden to Focus on Health Care in Supreme Court Debate

Biden to Focus on Health Care in Supreme Court Debate

By Alexadra Jaffe | Sep 21, 2020

Joe Biden on Sunday used the sudden Supreme Court vacancy to reinforce his argument that the upcoming election should be a referendum on President Donald Trump's handling of health care and the coronavirus.

Europe Scrambles to Contain Rise in Coronavirus Cases

Europe Scrambles to Contain Rise in Coronavirus Cases

By Frank Jordans | Sep 21, 2020

Political pressure grew Monday in Europe for governments to tackle the rising number of coronavirus case without resorting to a spring-style lockdown that would hit the continent's struggling economies.

Why Australia Needs a National Ban on Conversion Therapy

Why Australia Needs a National Ban on Conversion Therapy

Sep 20, 2020

In recent weeks, Queensland and the ACT became the first Australian jurisdictions to ban conversion therapy but a national approach is needed.

Sweden Spared Surge of Virus Cases but Many Questions Remain

Sweden Spared Surge of Virus Cases but Many Questions Remain

By David Keyton | Sep 20, 2020

When most of Europe locked down their populations early in the pandemic by closing schools, restaurants, gyms and even borders, Swedes kept enjoying many freedoms.

Analysis: US to Hit 200k Dead; Trump Sees No Need for Regret

Analysis: US to Hit 200k Dead; Trump Sees No Need for Regret

By Julie Pace | Sep 20, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic began bearing down on the United States in March, President Donald Trump set out his expectations.

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