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Late-Stage Study of First Single-Shot Vaccine Begins in US
How Long Could I be Contagious Before a Positive Virus Test?
Sexual Minorities More Likely to Suffer From Migraines Study Finds

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How Long Could I be Contagious Before a Positive Virus Test?

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

Studies have shown that people may be contagious for about two days before developing COVID-19 symptoms.

Pope Stresses COVID Precautions, Doesn't Wear Mask at General Audience

Pope Stresses COVID Precautions, Doesn't Wear Mask at General Audience

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 28
Despite cautioning the Catholic faithful in attendance about the risks of COVID-19, Pope Francis and his aides did not wear masks at Wednesday's general audience.

A Third of Americans Have Lied to Their Significant Other About This

A Third of Americans Have Lied to Their Significant Other About This

Oct 28
A recent survey proves that many Americans still have a problem discussing issues of sexuality and intimacy.

Scientists Warn Americans Are Expecting Too Much From a Vaccine

Scientists Warn Americans Are Expecting Too Much From a Vaccine

By Liz Szabo | Oct 28
The White House and many Americans have pinned their hopes for defeating the COVID-19 pandemic on a vaccine being developed at "warp speed." But some scientific experts warn they're all expecting too much, too soon.

Telemedicine or In-Person Visit? Pros and Cons

Telemedicine or In-Person Visit? Pros and Cons

By Bernard J. Wolfson | Oct 28
The COVID-fueled surge has tapered off as patients venture back to doctors' offices. But medical professionals and health experts predict that when the pandemic is over, telehealth will still play a much larger role than before.

If Trump Wins, Don't Hold Your Breath Waiting for That ACA Replacement Plan

If Trump Wins, Don't Hold Your Breath Waiting for That ACA Replacement Plan

By Julie Rovner | Oct 27
If President Donald Trump wins reelection next week, it seems unlikely he will unveil the health plan he's been promising since before his election in 2016. Still, other aspects of health care could be featured in his second-term agenda.

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Fear and Anxiety Spike in Virus Hot Spots Across US

Fear and Anxiety Spike in Virus Hot Spots Across US

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington currently forecasts that the U.S. COVID-19 death toll could exceed 318,000 by January 1.