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 2021-08-03 20:52 

Medscape

Delta Variant Could Drive Herd Immunity Threshold Over 80%...

In addition to driving up case numbers, the Delta variant could also push the threshold to achieve herd immunity higher. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-08-03 20:43 

AP

Delaware recommends unvaccinated people get tested weekly...

DOVER, Del. (AP) — As the delta variant of the coronavirus spreads in Delaware, state health officials recommended Tuesday that unvaccinated people get tested weekly and announced more ways to acce......

 2021-08-03 20:34 

Medscape

Slim Majority in US Supports Return to Masks, Social Distancing...

A slight majority of Americans support a return to wearing masks and social distancing guidelines to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, according to a new poll. WebMD Health News...

 2021-08-03 20:30 

Men's Health News

Here's What Pogue and Kook Mean in Netflix's Outer Banks...

Here are the meanings for 'Kooks' and 'Pogues', the two classes in Netflix's Outer Banks, streaming now....

 2021-08-03 20:26 

AP

Vermont to ask for masks at beginning of school year...

The state of Vermont is going to recommend that all students and staff begin the upcoming school year wearing masks, officials said Tuesday.During the regular weekly coronavirus update, Education S......

 2021-08-03 20:17 

Medscape

Simone Biles Medically Cleared to Compete, Wins Bronze Medal...

"I was just happy to be able to perform regardless of the outcome," Biles said. "I did it for me, and I was happy to be able to compete one more time." WebMD Health News...

 2021-08-03 20:14 

Men's Health News

Ben Affleck's Net Worth Isn't Bruce Wayne's, But It's Nothing to Scoff At...

Since the early days of 'Mallrats' and 'Good Will Hunting,' Ben Affleck has become one of the highest-paid guys in Hollywood. Here's everything we know about Ben Affleck's net worth....

 2021-08-03 20:13 

Medscape

Louisiana Reinstates Indoor Mask Mandate as Hospitals Fill...

The mask mandate will apply to ages 5 years and older in indoor public locations, regardless of vaccination status. It will remain in effect until at least Sept. 1. WebMD Health News...

 2021-08-03 20:13 

ABC News (US)

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AP sources: Biden to revive eviction moratorium covering most of US population, day after admin said he lacked authority...

AP sources: Biden to revive eviction moratorium covering most of US population, day after admin said he lacked authority...

 2021-08-03 20:12 

AP

Utah's hospitals feeling the strain of latest COVID wave...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's hospitals are feeling the strain as coronavirus cases increase, the vast majority among unvaccinated people, officials said Tuesday. Republican Gov. Spencer Cox called ......

 2021-08-03 20:06 

AP

Nevada hospitalization rates surpass last summer's surge...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A surge in coronavirus cases driven by the highly contagious delta variant and Nevada's straggling rate of vaccinations has pushed hospitalization rates in the state past levels se......

 2021-08-03 19:51 

AP

Woman pleads guilty to pandemic-related unemployment fraud...

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to using stolen identities to fraudulently obtain more than $250,000 in COVID-19-related unemployment benefits, federal prosecutors said.L......

 2021-08-03 19:47 

Medscape

DOJ Joins Cases Alleging False Diagnoses by Kaiser MA Plans...

The federal government has joined in a legal battle over claims that Kaiser plans pressured physicians to report diagnoses that patients did not have in order to increase Medicare reimbursement. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-08-03 19:47 

Men's Health News

These Top-Rated Bose Headphones Are at Their Lowest Price Yet...

Bose's best-selling wireless headphones are 30% off on Amazon right now. And just so you know, these are the cheapest they've ever been....

 2021-08-03 19:45 

AP

Twin Cities mayors order masking for city employees...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mayors of Minneapolis and St. Paul said Tuesday they'll require city employees to wear masks in indoor public spaces as the delta variant of the coronavirus spurs concern nat......

 2021-08-03 19:39 

AP

Oklahoma doctor does not expect session on virus masking...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The president of the Oklahoma Medical Association said Tuesday that talks with Gov. Kevin Stitt show no sign that a special legislative session is in the offing to overturn a l......

 2021-08-03 19:37 

AP

Online students score lower on Louisiana standardized tests...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana education leaders said Tuesday state standardized test results show that public school students who attended in-person classes during the coronavirus pandemic outp......

 2021-08-03 18:56 

AP

SC gov hopeful would require vaccines for public students...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Age-eligible South Carolina children would be required to show proof of coronavirus vaccination in order to attend public schools in the state, under a proposal introduced by ......

 2021-08-03 18:49 

AP

New Mexico sets rules to launch pandemic debt collection...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's court system is taking steps to ease financial upheaval as the state resumes foreclosures on delinquent mortgage loans and phases out a moratorium on commercial d......

 2021-08-03 18:45 

AP

Houston mask mandate might violate Texas governor's order...

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston city workers are being told they must resume wearing masks while on the job, a requirement that could go against Gov. Greg Abbott's most recent executive order banning such m......

 2021-08-03 18:34 

Medscape

Pushback Challenges Vaccination Requirements at US Colleges...

Hundreds of colleges nationwide have told students in recent months they must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before classes begin. Associated Press...

 2021-08-03 18:26 

AP

More North Carolinians getting COVID shot amid delta variant...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More North Carolinians came in for a COVID-19 vaccine last week than on any given week over the past two months, according to data state health officials released Tuesday.More ......

 2021-08-03 18:23 

AP

15 nonprofits share $150,000 in vaccine incentive grants...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Fifteen more nonprofits in Rhode Island have each been awarded $10,000 as a part of the state's vaccine incentive program, which releases the awards as more residents get va......

 2021-08-03 18:21 

Medscape

Official: Masks Frustrating, but Country Can Get Past Them...

"I can't tell you the depth of frustration that Americans are feeling who've done everything they can, they've done it right, to know that now we've got to go back to wearing masks." Associated Press...

 2021-08-03 18:11 

Men's Health News

41 Halloween Costumes to Do With Your Buddies...

Here are the 41 best Halloween costumes for best friends to plan to wear this year....

 2021-08-03 18:07 

Men's Health News

Here's How to Tell if You're Actually in Love...

Am I in love? It can be tough to know. Relationship therapists provide signs to help you figure out if you are in love, lust, infatuation, or something else....

 2021-08-03 18:00 

AP

Final drawing in West Virginia vaccine sweepstakes postponed...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Tuesday postponed the final drawing in the state's vaccination sweepstakes for several days, allowing more people to get their COVID-19 sh......

 2021-08-03 17:58 

AP

Judge deciding fate of new St. Louis County mask mandate...

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — The debate over whether the St. Louis County Council has the authority to override a mask mandate issued by county health officials is in the hands of a judge after a virtual co......

 2021-08-03 17:50 

ABC News (US)

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NYC, big employers taking hard line against vaccine holdouts...

New York is the nation's first big city to announce it will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for indoor diners and gymgoers...

 2021-08-03 17:29 

AP

Louisiana breaks record for COVID-19 hospitalizations...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's COVID-19 hospitalizations surged Tuesday to record levels, with 2,112 largely unvaccinated people in hospital beds struggling and hospital leaders describing fac......

 2021-08-03 17:23 

AP

Parents' lawsuit challenges Arkansas ban on mask mandates...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two Arkansas parents have sued the state seeking to overturn a law prohibiting schools and other governmental bodies from requiring face masks.The parents asked a Pulaski C......

 2021-08-03 16:56 

Medscape

Mental Illness Admission Prevalence Highest in Ages 1844...

Mental and/or substance use disorders are ranked among the top five diagnoses for hospitalized men and women aged 1844 years, according to a new report. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-08-03 16:53 

AP

Ohio State requiring masks indoors for everyone on campus...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Everyone who enters Ohio State buildings, including medical facilities, must wear a mask indoors, the university has announced.The new rule made public Monday follows updated ......

 2021-08-03 16:44 

Men's Health News

New York City Is Starting a New Program That Requires Vaccines for Gyms and Indoor Dining...

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new program,...

 2021-08-03 16:38 

Medscape

Simplifying COVID Immunology, One Metaphor at a Time...

With tales of Post-it Notes and fire trucks, Shane Crotty explains COVID immunology and vaccine responses for scientists and nonscientists alike. Medscape...

 2021-08-03 16:25 

ABC News (US)

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Tennessee sued over 'bathroom bill' for public schools...

Tennessee is being sued over a law that puts public schools and their districts at risk of legal consequences if they let transgender students or employees use multi-person bathrooms or locker rooms that do not reflect their gender at birth...

 2021-08-03 16:24 

AP

Madison, Dane County to require employees to be vaccinated...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — City and county employees in Madison and Dane County will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, a move announced by leaders Tuesday as the coronavirus' delta variant i......

 2021-08-03 16:17 

Men's Health News

This Fast and Furious 7-Minute Abs Workout Will Help You Get Results...

This 7-minute abs workout from Men's Health Next Top Trainer winner Jahkeen Washington uses intervals to challenge your core....

 2021-08-03 16:15 

AP

The searing, timely play 'Pass Over' leads Broadway's return...

NEW YORK (AP) — Danya Taymor was jazzed. It was late July and the theater director had just cracked open the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway after months of stillness and silence. She soaked it a......

 2021-08-03 16:06 

Medscape

Doctors' Offices May Be a Hot Spot for Transmitting Infections...

People who are seen after a patient with an influenzalike illness are 31.8% more likely to return to their doctor's office within 2 weeks with similar symptoms, new research shows. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-08-03 15:55 

AP

South Bend schools reverse course, to require masks for all...

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — All students, teachers and visitors to South Bend schools will be required to wear masks under a coronavirus policy officials revised a week after requiring only elementary ......

 2021-08-03 15:51 

AP

Maryland completes demolition at shuttered Baltimore jail...

BALTIMORE (AP) — Demolition work has been completed at a shuttered Baltimore jail complex with a long history of corruption and disorder, officials announced Tuesday.The Baltimore City Detention Ce......

 2021-08-03 15:43 

AP

Wayne State University will require COVID-19 vaccinations...

DETROIT (AP) — Wayne State University will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination from students, faculty and staff that wish to return to campus in the fall, the Detroit school announced Tuesday.Hun......

 2021-08-03 15:25 

Men's Health News

What to Know About Circumcised vs. Uncircumcised Penises, According to Experts...

Medical experts talk about circumcised vs. uncircumcised penises, including whether circumcision is safe, healthy, and linked to sexual sensation....

 2021-08-03 15:24 

AP

Mississippi COVID-19 vaccinations double as virus surges...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The number of people receiving doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in Mississippi is increasing as numbers of new cases surge in the state. Around 53,000 people received either a fi......

 2021-08-03 15:22 

AP

University of New Mexico to require COVID-19 vaccinations...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico will require students, faculty and other workers to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by Sept. 30.The mandate is subject to limited exceptions a......

 2021-08-03 15:17 

Medical Daily

11 Ways To Boost & Strengthen Your Immune System Amid COVID-19 Delta Variant Surge...

To help you stay safe from the Delta variant, here's how you can boost immunity naturally and keep yourself healthy....

 2021-08-03 15:15 

Men's Health News

This Woman Covered Up Her Face and Body Tattoos to See How She'd Look...

In a recent YouTube video created by Truly, Casey from Tauranga, New Zealand gets her ink completely washed away, thanks to some heavy-duty makeup....

 2021-08-03 15:11 

USA Today

'We’re human, too': Simone Biles' most powerful statements about mental health...

Simone Biles made a triumphant, bronze medal-winning return after withdrawing from previous Olympic events. She's a model for mental health awareness....

 2021-08-03 15:08 

Men's Health News

15 Gift Ideas for the Yoga Lover in Your Life...

The best products for your favorite yoga lover include the latest yoga mats, books, and other gadgets to help them tap into their mind, body and spirit....

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