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Telehealth's Limits: Battle Over State Lines and Licensing Threatens Patients' Options

Telehealth's Limits: Battle Over State Lines and Licensing Threatens Patients' Options

By Julie Appleby | Sep 2, 2021

If you live in one state, does it matter that the doctor treating you online is in another? Surprisingly, the answer is yes, and the ability to conduct certain virtual appointments may be nearing an end.

What Can Employers Do if Workers Avoid COVID-19 Vaccines?

What Can Employers Do if Workers Avoid COVID-19 Vaccines?

By Tom Murphy | Sep 2, 2021

It's legal for businesses to require the shots, and they could fire employees who don't comply. In other cases, workers might be required to wear masks or get regular tests for the virus.

COVID Variants and the Experts Designing a Single Vaccine to Defeat Them All

COVID Variants and the Experts Designing a Single Vaccine to Defeat Them All

Sep 1, 2021

Given the difficulties encountered in creating a universal flu vaccine, this may seem a tall order. But a number of scientists believe it is possible based on the rapid development of the SARS-CoV-2 vaccines.

A Sound Bite Reexamined: 'Pandemic of the Unvaccinated'

A Sound Bite Reexamined: 'Pandemic of the Unvaccinated'

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 1, 2021

This summer's coronavirus resurgence has been labeled a "pandemic of the unvaccinated" by government officials from President Joe Biden on down.

Oxygen Supplies Grow Precarious Amid COVID Surge

Oxygen Supplies Grow Precarious Amid COVID Surge

By Heather Hollingsworth | Aug 31, 2021

The COVID-19 surge is stretching oxygen supplies and sending hospitals scrambling for more ventilators, even as there are signs of hope that the spread of the virus is slowing down in pockets of the U.S.

'AntiVaxMomma' Accused of Selling Bogus Vaccination Cards

'AntiVaxMomma' Accused of Selling Bogus Vaccination Cards

Aug 31, 2021

A New Jersey woman calling herself the AntiVaxMomma on Instagram sold several hundred fake COVID-19 vaccination cards at $200 a pop to New York City-area jab dodgers, including people working in hospitals and nursing homes.

Don't Miss: Chef Josie Smith-Malave and the Power of Healthy Living

Don't Miss: Chef Josie Smith-Malave and the Power of Healthy Living

SPONSORED CONTENT | Aug 31, 2021

Don't miss this exclusive live interview with chef Josie Smith-Malave as she shares her personal experience with addiction recovery and tips for healthy living.

Considering CBD? How Delta-8 Can Deliver Mood-Boosting Benefits

Considering CBD? How Delta-8 Can Deliver Mood-Boosting Benefits

SPONSORED CONTENT | Aug 31, 2021

Delta-8 is making a big impact in the CBD industry. Find out why consumers are gravitating toward this hemp-derived cannabinoid for its therapeutic properties to help with sleep, anxiety and pain relief.

Eating Walnuts Every Day Could Lower Bad Cholesterol in Older Adults

Eating Walnuts Every Day Could Lower Bad Cholesterol in Older Adults

By American Heart Association | Aug 31, 2021

Adding a fistful of walnuts to your daily diet — no matter what else you eat — could lower bad cholesterol levels and reduce heart risks in otherwise healthy older adults, a new study suggests.

How Your Job Can Affect Your Heart Health

How Your Job Can Affect Your Heart Health

By Michael Precker, American Heart Association News | Aug 31, 2021

Is your job good for your health? From the factory floor to the phone bank, from the boardroom to the emergency room, it's a complicated question to consider as we pursue paychecks and navigate careers.

Is It a Crime to Forge a Vaccine Card? And What's the Penalty?

Is It a Crime to Forge a Vaccine Card? And What's the Penalty?

Aug 31, 2021

In practice, the law gives prosecutors and judges huge discretion on how to charge and sentence offenders. But for years, it's been a federal crime to make or use "any materially false writing in any matter involving a health care benefit program."

Mormon Vaccine Push Ratchets Up, Dividing Faith's Members

Mormon Vaccine Push Ratchets Up, Dividing Faith's Members

By Sophia Eppolito | Aug 31, 2021

Members of the faith widely known as the Mormon church remain deeply divided on vaccines and mask-wearing despite consistent guidance from church leaders as the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus spreads.

How CBD Can Ease the Shift from Summer Fundays to Fall Realness

How CBD Can Ease the Shift from Summer Fundays to Fall Realness

SPONSORED CONTENT | Aug 30, 2021

Even if you adore your job and love studying, turning the page from summer to fall can be deflating. But there are ways to shift the end-of-summer scaries and kickstart your optimism thanks to CBD.

Dealing with Mental Health Crisis One Zoom Call at a Time

Dealing with Mental Health Crisis One Zoom Call at a Time

By Don Babwin | Aug 30, 2021

First responders are turning to technology to cope with the increasing number of mental health issues emerging from 911 calls.

100K More COVID Deaths Seen Unless US Changes Its Ways

100K More COVID Deaths Seen Unless US Changes Its Ways

By Carla K. Johnson, Nicky Forster | Aug 29, 2021

The U.S. is projected to see nearly 100,000 more COVID-19 deaths between now and Dec. 1, according to the nation's most closely watched forecasting model.

One Third of Gays and Lesbians Can't Detect a Fake Orgasm

One Third of Gays and Lesbians Can't Detect a Fake Orgasm

Aug 29, 2021

Truth be told, we're not as good as detecting fake orgasms as we think. A new study reveals our attitudes and insecurities around sex.

Packed with Virus Patients, Louisiana Hospitals Await Ida

Packed with Virus Patients, Louisiana Hospitals Await Ida

By Rebecca Santana | Aug 29, 2021

Louisiana hospitals already packed with patients from the latest coronavirus surge are now bracing for a powerful Category 4 hurricane, which is expected to crash ashore Sunday.

States Pull Back on Covid Data Even Amid Delta Surge

States Pull Back on Covid Data Even Amid Delta Surge

By Andy Miller | Aug 28, 2021

Public health experts are voicing concern about the pullback of covid information, with one official calling the trend "not good for government and the public" because it gives the appearance of governments "hiding stuff."

What Happens When an ICU Reaches Capacity?

What Happens When an ICU Reaches Capacity?

By Ben Finley, Sudhin Thanawala | Aug 27, 2021

The latest surge in coronavirus cases is overwhelming many intensive care units, causing hospitals and states to run out of ICU beds in some locations.

A Struggle to Prevent Suicide at Soaring NYC Sculpture

A Struggle to Prevent Suicide at Soaring NYC Sculpture

By Deepti Hajela | Aug 27, 2021

When it opened, the Vessel looked like another surefire Manhattan tourist draw.But after a 14-year-old became the fourth person to fatally leap from the sculpture, it now stands closed and empty.

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