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When Euphemisms (but Never Sharks) Attack

When Euphemisms (but Never Sharks)...

Plus, orphaned grizzlies, baby deer in the shower, hoot-owl restrictions and more...

Purnell Choppin, 91, Dies; Researcher Laid Groundwork for Pandemic Fight

Purnell Choppin, 91, Dies; Researcher...

He explored how viruses multiply. An accomplished administrator, he also turned...

The Most Influential Spreader of Coronavirus Misinformation Online

The Most Influential Spreader of Coronavirus...

Researchers and regulators say Joseph Mercola, an osteopathic physician, creates...

Fauci Sounds Alarm Over Low Covid Vaccination Rates

Fauci Sounds Alarm Over Low Covid Vaccination...

With only about half of Americans vaccinated, Dr. Anthony Fauci and other current...

A Common Heart Problem That’s Easy to Miss

A Common Heart Problem That’s Easy...

About three million adults in the U.S. have been diagnosed with A-fib, a heart-rhythm...

Testing Britney Spears: Restoring Rights Can Be Rare and Difficult

Testing Britney Spears: Restoring Rights...

To get out of conservatorship, the pop star will likely have to undergo a psychiatric...

For Older Adults, Home Care Has Become Harder to Find

For Older Adults, Home Care Has Become...

Staffing shortages have long plagued the home care industry. But the pandemic has...

C.D.C. Warns of Superbug Fungus Outbreaks in 2 Cities

C.D.C. Warns of Superbug Fungus Outbreaks...

For the first time, the C.D.C. identified several cases of Candida auris that were...

Israeli Data Suggests Possible Waning in Effectiveness of Pfizer Vaccine

Israeli Data Suggests Possible Waning...

The new numbers still show overwhelmingly strong protection against severe disease...

Fauci Wants to Make Vaccines for the Next Pandemic Before It Hits

Fauci Wants to Make Vaccines for the...

If funded, a government program costing several billion dollars could develop “prototype”...

Biden Predicts F.D.A. Will Give Final Vaccine Approval by the Fall

Biden Predicts F.D.A. Will Give Final...

The president also defended his opposition to eliminating the Senate filibuster,...

Should People Who Took The Covid-19 Vaccine Start Wearing Masks Again?

Should People Who Took The Covid-19...

With daily reports of breakthrough infections and the rise of the Delta variant,...

‘Not Out of the Woods’: C.D.C. Issues Blunt New Warning on Virus

‘Not Out of the Woods’: C.D.C. Issues...

The renewed sense of urgency was aimed at millions of people who have not yet been...

How the HIPAA Law Works

How the HIPAA Law Works

The measure prohibits health professionals from revealing your medical records,...

Why Everyone Has the Worst Summer Cold Ever

Why Everyone Has the Worst Summer Cold...

As pandemic restrictions begin to relax, common viruses that cause drippy noses,...

A.I. Predicts the Shapes of Molecules to Come

A.I. Predicts the Shapes of Molecules...

DeepMind has given 3-D structure to 350,000 proteins, including every one made by...

Drug Distributors and Johnson & Johnson Reach $26 Billion Deal to End Opioid Suits

Drug Distributors and Johnson & Johnson...

The agreement would allow funds to begin flowing from the companies to states and...

Why Vaccinated People Are Getting ‘Breakthrough’ Infections

Why Vaccinated People Are Getting ‘Breakthrough’...

The vaccines are effective at preventing serious illness and death, but they are...