Posted: 2020-08-08 12:00:29
Six years after ISIS committed genocide against Iraq's ancient religious minority group, the Yazidis are not getting the help they needs to recover....
Posted: 2020-08-08 11:00:30
Labor advocates say the lack of enforceable federal standards to ward off the coronavirus allows farmers to prioritize the harvest over worker safety....
Nasal Spray Is A New Antidepressant Option Fo...

Nasal Spray Is A New Antidepressant Option For People At High Risk of Suicide


Doctors have a new option for suicidal patients. It's a fast-acting nasal spray containing a version of the anesthetic ketamine....
Posted: 2020-08-07 09:18:43
Nasal Spray Is A New Antidepressant Option For People At High Risk of Suicide
Doctors have a new option for suicidal patients. It's a fast-acting nasal spray containing a version of the anesthetic ketamine....
Nasal Spray Is A New Antidepressant Option Fo...

Nasal Spray Is A New Antidepressant Option For People At High Risk of Suicide


Doctors have a new option for suicidal patients. It's a fast-acting nasal spray containing a version of the anesthetic ketamine....
Posted: 2020-08-07 09:18:43
Nasal Spray Is A New Antidepressant Option For People At High Risk of Suicide
Doctors have a new option for suicidal patients. It's a fast-acting nasal spray containing a version of the anesthetic ketamine....
Nasal Spray Is A New Antidepressant Option Fo...

Nasal Spray Is A New Antidepressant Option For People At High Risk of Suicide


Doctors have a new option for suicidal patients. It's a fast-acting nasal spray containing a version of the anesthetic ketamine....
Posted: 2020-08-07 09:18:43
Nasal Spray Is A New Antidepressant Option For People At High Risk of Suicide
Doctors have a new option for suicidal patients. It's a fast-acting nasal spray containing a version of the anesthetic ketamine....

Posted: 2020-08-07 07:59:00
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Dr. Rajiv Shah, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, about the foundation's efforts to implement a national coronavirus testing and tracing plan....
Posted: 2020-08-07 07:59:00
As pharmaceutical companies face a tsunami of lawsuits and criminal probes stemming from the opioid epidemic, they are accused of using the coronavirus crisis to rehabilitate their image....
The WREX Orthosis: Assistive Device (For Pare...

The WREX Orthosis: Assistive Device (For Parents)


Source: Nemours FoundationRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Assistive Devices...
Posted: 2020-08-07 04:27:31
The WREX Orthosis: Assistive Device (For Parents)
Source: Nemours FoundationRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Assistive Devices...
Coronavirus Cases Are Surging. The Contact Tr...

Coronavirus Cases Are Surging. The Contact Tracing Workforce Is Not


NPR surveyed all 50 states about their contact tracing work. The workforce has barely grown since mid-June while cases have skyrocketed....
Posted: 2020-08-07 09:02:00
Coronavirus Cases Are Surging. The Contact Tracing Workforce Is Not
NPR surveyed all 50 states about their contact tracing work. The workforce has barely grown since mid-June while cases have skyrocketed....
Schools Reopen In Georgia With Varying Levels...

Schools Reopen In Georgia With Varying Levels Of Success


Some schools in Georgia opened this week for in person instruction. Pictures showing students shoulder-to-shoulder in hallways and several positive coronavirus tests all suggest a difficult ...
Posted: 2020-08-07 09:00:00
Schools Reopen In Georgia With Varying Levels Of Success
Some schools in Georgia opened this week for in person instruction. Pictures showing students shoulder-to-shoulder in hallways and several positive coronavirus tests all suggest a difficult ...

Posted: 2020-08-06 08:32:39
Moderna, one of the leading horses in the coronavirus vaccine race, has already made deals at between $32 and $37 a dose for some foreign countries. The U.S. price is expected to be lower....
Posted: 2020-08-06 08:08:00
Some schools are choosing to be remote-only this fall, while others have already reopened. NPR looks at the science and education issues facing families, states and educators as classes resu...
Listener Questions On School Reopenings Answe...

Listener Questions On School Reopenings Answered


Some schools are choosing to be remote-only this fall, while others have already reopened. NPR looks at the science and education issues facing families, states and educators as classes resu...
Posted: 2020-08-06 08:08:00
Listener Questions On School Reopenings Answered
Some schools are choosing to be remote-only this fall, while others have already reopened. NPR looks at the science and education issues facing families, states and educators as classes resu...
The Special Sauce That Makes Some Vaccines Wo...

The Special Sauce That Makes Some Vaccines Work


Adjuvants play a crucial role in many vaccines' effectiveness. Some scientists say there needs to be more research into developing a wider variety of adjuvants because of how important they ...
Posted: 2020-08-06 06:29:39
The Special Sauce That Makes Some Vaccines Work
Adjuvants play a crucial role in many vaccines' effectiveness. Some scientists say there needs to be more research into developing a wider variety of adjuvants because of how important they ...
Diabetes Mellitus Type 2: Treatment (Beyond t...

Diabetes Mellitus Type 2: Treatment (Beyond the Basics)


Source: UpToDateRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2...
Posted: 2020-08-06 05:19:15
Diabetes Mellitus Type 2: Treatment (Beyond the Basics)
Source: UpToDateRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2...

Posted: 2020-08-06 05:18:12
Source: UpToDateRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2...
Posted: 2020-08-06 05:16:55
Source: UpToDateRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2...
Michelle Obama Says She's Dealing With &...

Michelle Obama Says She's Dealing With 'Low-Grade Depression' During Lockdown


Obama describes having trouble sleeping and periods throughout the pandemic in which she has felt down: "Spiritually, these are not ... fulfilling times."...
Posted: 2020-08-06 04:54:00
Michelle Obama Says She's Dealing With 'Low-Grade Depression' During Lockdown
Obama describes having trouble sleeping and periods throughout the pandemic in which she has felt down: "Spiritually, these are not ... fulfilling times."...
How Safe Is Your School's Reopening Plan...

How Safe Is Your School's Reopening Plan? Here's What To Look For


As schools weigh the risks of reopening, many are making plans to lower the risks of coronavirus transmission. Here's how to vet your school's proposals....
Posted: 2020-08-06 09:00:26
How Safe Is Your School's Reopening Plan? Here's What To Look For
As schools weigh the risks of reopening, many are making plans to lower the risks of coronavirus transmission. Here's how to vet your school's proposals....
FDA Adviser: Not Realistic To Expect A COVID-...

FDA Adviser: Not Realistic To Expect A COVID-19 Vaccine In 2020


Dr. Paul Offit, who serves on the Food and Drug Administration's vaccine advisory board, says he doesn't think an effective vaccine that's undergone adequate testing can be ready this year....
Posted: 2020-08-05 08:47:00
FDA Adviser: Not Realistic To Expect A COVID-19 Vaccine In 2020
Dr. Paul Offit, who serves on the Food and Drug Administration's vaccine advisory board, says he doesn't think an effective vaccine that's undergone adequate testing can be ready this year....

Posted: 2020-08-05 03:01:48
Missouri is the second state to expand the health care program via ballot measure during the pandemic. Nearly a quarter million people could get health insurance thanks to the measure....
Posted: 2020-08-05 03:01:48
Missouri is the second state to expand the health care program via ballot measure during the pandemic. Nearly a quarter million people could get health insurance thanks to the measure....
A Sister Explores Her Sibling's Mysterio...

A Sister Explores Her Sibling's Mysterious Death In 'The Book Of Atlantis Black'


Betsy Bonner presents her sister with love, but also with honesty; she is the storyteller, but Atlantis Black is the story, the mystery, the victim, sometimes the perpetrator and always the ...
Posted: 2020-08-05 09:00:28
A Sister Explores Her Sibling's Mysterious Death In 'The Book Of Atlantis Black'
Betsy Bonner presents her sister with love, but also with honesty; she is the storyteller, but Atlantis Black is the story, the mystery, the victim, sometimes the perpetrator and always the ...
Genetics Home Reference: maturity-onset diabe...

Genetics Home Reference: maturity-onset diabetes of the young


Source: National Library of Medicine - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Sugar, Diabetes...
Posted: 2020-08-05 03:30:19
Genetics Home Reference: maturity-onset diabetes of the young
Source: National Library of Medicine - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Sugar, Diabetes...
White House Plan Breaks Taboo: A Focus On Gun...

White House Plan Breaks Taboo: A Focus On Guns And Veteran Suicide


The Trump Administration's new suicide prevention strategy mentions the touchy subject of gun-safety. It will aim to fight the stigma around people seeking help during a mental health crisis...
Posted: 2020-08-04 09:11:43
White House Plan Breaks Taboo: A Focus On Guns And Veteran Suicide
The Trump Administration's new suicide prevention strategy mentions the touchy subject of gun-safety. It will aim to fight the stigma around people seeking help during a mental health crisis...

Posted: 2020-08-04 08:07:00
There are many stories of how nights out at bars can lead to coronavirus outbreaks. Public health experts say bars are perfect for spreading this virus. That's led many states to close them ...
Posted: 2020-08-04 08:07:00
There are many stories of how nights out at bars can lead to coronavirus outbreaks. Public health experts say bars are perfect for spreading this virus. That's led many states to close them ...
FDA Approves A Nasal Spray To Treat Patients ...

FDA Approves A Nasal Spray To Treat Patients Who Are Suicidal


The Food and Drug Administration has approved a fast-acting nasal spray to treat suicidal patients. The spray contains a chemical cousin of the anesthetic and party drug ketamine....
Posted: 2020-08-04 08:07:00
FDA Approves A Nasal Spray To Treat Patients Who Are Suicidal
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a fast-acting nasal spray to treat suicidal patients. The spray contains a chemical cousin of the anesthetic and party drug ketamine....
CDC Vital Signs: Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)...

CDC Vital Signs: Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)


Source: Centers for Disease Control and PreventionRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Acute Flaccid Myelitis...
Posted: 2020-08-04 06:43:31
CDC Vital Signs: Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)
Source: Centers for Disease Control and PreventionRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Acute Flaccid Myelitis...
2020 Flu Shot Strategy: Get Yours Early In Th...

2020 Flu Shot Strategy: Get Yours Early In The Season


With the flu season looming, public health officials urge nearly all Americans over 6 months old to get immunized starting next month. Strategize now to avoid getting the flu while COVID-19 ...
Posted: 2020-08-04 02:00:56
2020 Flu Shot Strategy: Get Yours Early In The Season
With the flu season looming, public health officials urge nearly all Americans over 6 months old to get immunized starting next month. Strategize now to avoid getting the flu while COVID-19 ...

Posted: 2020-08-04 02:00:56
With the flu season looming, public health officials urge nearly all Americans over 6 months old to get immunized starting next month. Strategize now to avoid getting the flu while COVID-19 ...
Posted: 2020-08-04 02:00:56
With the flu season looming, public health officials urge nearly all Americans over 6 months old to get immunized starting next month. Strategize now to avoid getting the flu while COVID-19 ...
2020 Flu Shot Strategy: Get Yours Early In Th...

2020 Flu Shot Strategy: Get Yours Early In The Season


With the flu season looming, public health officials urge nearly all Americans over 6 months old to get immunized starting next month. Strategize now to avoid getting the flu while COVID-19 ...
Posted: 2020-08-04 02:00:56
2020 Flu Shot Strategy: Get Yours Early In The Season
With the flu season looming, public health officials urge nearly all Americans over 6 months old to get immunized starting next month. Strategize now to avoid getting the flu while COVID-19 ...
Nursing Home Residents Moved Out To Make Way ...

Nursing Home Residents Moved Out To Make Way For COVID-19 Patients


Some nursing homes have switched to treating only COVID-19 patients, who bring in more government money. But to make room for them, the original residents are forced out of places they've ca...
Posted: 2020-08-04 01:00:23
Nursing Home Residents Moved Out To Make Way For COVID-19 Patients
Some nursing homes have switched to treating only COVID-19 patients, who bring in more government money. But to make room for them, the original residents are forced out of places they've ca...
In Pandemic, Green Doesn't Mean "Go...

In Pandemic, Green Doesn't Mean "Go." How Did Public Health Guidance Get So Muddled?


Public officials continue to send mixed messages about the pandemic: We're open for business, but also, stay home if you can. Without clear guidance, people feel confused or stop trying to b...
Posted: 2020-08-04 10:00:55
In Pandemic, Green Doesn't Mean "Go." How Did Public Health Guidance Get So Muddled?
Public officials continue to send mixed messages about the pandemic: We're open for business, but also, stay home if you can. Without clear guidance, people feel confused or stop trying to b...

Posted: 2020-08-03 08:38:25
Source: National Institutes of Health - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Concussion...
Posted: 2020-08-03 08:33:29
Source: National Institutes of Health - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Coping with Chronic Illness, Disaster Preparation and Recovery...
Missouri To Vote On Medicaid Expansion To Uni...

Missouri To Vote On Medicaid Expansion To Uninsured Adults


Missourians will vote Tuesday on whether to expand Medicaid to uninsured adults. The pandemic has raised the stakes for residents who have lost jobs and insurance coverage....
Posted: 2020-08-03 08:02:00
Missouri To Vote On Medicaid Expansion To Uninsured Adults
Missourians will vote Tuesday on whether to expand Medicaid to uninsured adults. The pandemic has raised the stakes for residents who have lost jobs and insurance coverage....
The White House's New Suicide Prevention...

The White House's New Suicide Prevention Plan For Veterans Addresses Access To Guns


The White House's new suicide prevention plan for veterans includes restricting access to guns. It's politically charged, but experts say it's the most obvious way to help....
Posted: 2020-08-03 08:02:00
The White House's New Suicide Prevention Plan For Veterans Addresses Access To Guns
The White House's new suicide prevention plan for veterans includes restricting access to guns. It's politically charged, but experts say it's the most obvious way to help....
WHO Chief Warns 'There Might Never Be�...

WHO Chief Warns 'There Might Never Be' A Silver Bullet For Coronavirus


Vaccine candidates are in advanced clinical trials, and WHO's director-general expresses hope they will be effective. But until then, he said, the world is reliant on "the basics" of disease...
Posted: 2020-08-03 06:46:01
WHO Chief Warns 'There Might Never Be' A Silver Bullet For Coronavirus
Vaccine candidates are in advanced clinical trials, and WHO's director-general expresses hope they will be effective. But until then, he said, the world is reliant on "the basics" of disease...

Posted: 2020-08-03 05:57:48
Source: National Institutes of Health - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, COPD, Chronic Bronchitis, Common Cold, Cough, Cystic Fibrosis, Sinusitis...
Posted: 2020-08-03 09:02:00
For many cancer patients, daily life can feel full of risky choices involving work, family, friends and money. Nearly every option pits the risks of catching the coronavirus against other do...
Pandemic Deepens Cancer's Stress And Tou...

Pandemic Deepens Cancer's Stress And Tough Choices


For many cancer patients, daily life can feel full of risky choices involving work, family, friends and money. Nearly every option pits the risks of catching the coronavirus against other do...
Posted: 2020-08-03 09:02:00
Pandemic Deepens Cancer's Stress And Tough Choices
For many cancer patients, daily life can feel full of risky choices involving work, family, friends and money. Nearly every option pits the risks of catching the coronavirus against other do...
Pandemic Deepens Cancer's Stress And Tou...

Pandemic Deepens Cancer's Stress And Tough Choices


For many cancer patients, daily life can feel full of risky choices involving work, family, friends and money. Nearly every option pits the risks of catching the coronavirus against other do...
Posted: 2020-08-03 09:02:00
Pandemic Deepens Cancer's Stress And Tough Choices
For many cancer patients, daily life can feel full of risky choices involving work, family, friends and money. Nearly every option pits the risks of catching the coronavirus against other do...
Pandemic Deepens Cancer's Stress And Tou...

Pandemic Deepens Cancer's Stress And Tough Choices


For many cancer patients, daily life can feel full of risky choices involving work, family, friends and money. Nearly every option pits the risks of catching the coronavirus against other do...
Posted: 2020-08-03 09:02:00
Pandemic Deepens Cancer's Stress And Tough Choices
For many cancer patients, daily life can feel full of risky choices involving work, family, friends and money. Nearly every option pits the risks of catching the coronavirus against other do...

Posted: 2020-08-01 12:00:00
Public health officials say a promising coronavirus vaccine is on it's way in 2021. But does that matter if only half of Americans say they're willing to get such a vaccination?...
Posted: 2020-08-01 12:00:00
Public health officials say a promising coronavirus vaccine is on it's way in 2021. But does that matter if only half of Americans say they're willing to get such a vaccination?...
In Rural Missouri, Latinx Communities Learn T...

In Rural Missouri, Latinx Communities Learn To Contain And Cope With The Coronavirus


Rural Carthage, Mo., is home to a growing community of Latin American immigrants. Language barriers and economic stress have made it harder to slow the spread of COVID-19....
Posted: 2020-08-01 11:00:27
In Rural Missouri, Latinx Communities Learn To Contain And Cope With The Coronavirus
Rural Carthage, Mo., is home to a growing community of Latin American immigrants. Language barriers and economic stress have made it harder to slow the spread of COVID-19....
Syria Is Overwhelmed By Coronavirus As Govt C...

Syria Is Overwhelmed By Coronavirus As Govt Conceals Outbreak, Health Worker Says


Medical workers in and outside the country say there's a lack of medicine and tests....
Posted: 2020-07-31 08:37:49
Syria Is Overwhelmed By Coronavirus As Govt Conceals Outbreak, Health Worker Says
Medical workers in and outside the country say there's a lack of medicine and tests....
U.S. Missionary With No Medical Training Sett...

U.S. Missionary With No Medical Training Settles Suit Over Child Deaths At Her Center


Renee Bach ran a treatment center for severely malnourished children in Uganda. Over five years, 105 died. This week, a lawsuit by two mothers who each lost a son was settled with a cash pay...
Posted: 2020-07-31 08:32:11
U.S. Missionary With No Medical Training Settles Suit Over Child Deaths At Her Center
Renee Bach ran a treatment center for severely malnourished children in Uganda. Over five years, 105 died. This week, a lawsuit by two mothers who each lost a son was settled with a cash pay...