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Sweden Spared Surge of Virus Cases but Many Questions Remain

Sweden Spared Surge of Virus Cases but Many Questions Remain

By David Keyton | Sep 20
When most of Europe locked down their populations early in the pandemic by closing schools, restaurants, gyms and even borders, Swedes kept enjoying many freedoms.

Analysis: US to Hit 200k Dead; Trump Sees No Need for Regret

Analysis: US to Hit 200k Dead; Trump Sees No Need for Regret

By Julie Pace | Sep 20
As the coronavirus pandemic began bearing down on the United States in March, President Donald Trump set out his expectations.

Making Gyms Safer: Why the Virus Is Less Likely to Spread There Than in a Bar

Making Gyms Safer: Why the Virus Is Less Likely to Spread There Than in a Bar

By Will Stone | Sep 20
The fitness industry has begun to push back at the pandemic-driven perceptions and prohibitions. "We should not be lumped with bars and restaurants," says an executive from the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association.

CDC Drops Controversial Testing Advice that Caused Backlash

CDC Drops Controversial Testing Advice that Caused Backlash

By Mike Stobbe | Sep 19
U.S. health officials on Friday dropped a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance and said anyone who has been in close contact with an infected person should get tested.

'This is a Big Moment': UK Virus Restrictions Escalating

'This is a Big Moment': UK Virus Restrictions Escalating

By Pan Pylas | Sep 18
Fresh nationwide lockdown restrictions in England appear to be on the cards soon as the British government targeted more areas Friday in an attempt to suppress a sharp spike in new coronavirus infections.

Wildfires' Toxic Air Leaves Damage Long After the Smoke Clears

Wildfires' Toxic Air Leaves Damage Long After the Smoke Clears

By Katheryn Houghton | Sep 18
While it's long been known that smoke can be dangerous when in the thick of it, research confirmed what public health experts feared: Wildfire haze can have consequences long after it's gone.

Solace: The App That Supports Transitioning, One Step at a Time

Solace: The App That Supports Transitioning, One Step at a Time

By Merryn Johns | Sep 17
A support system, advocacy portal and resource guide, Solace empowers transgender individuals through their transition through a tech-savvy and easy-to-use app.

Cholesterol: The Good, the Bad and the Dietary

Cholesterol: The Good, the Bad and the Dietary

Sep 17
Cholesterol can be confusing. But understanding it could help you live a longer, healthier life.

Lack of Antigen Test Reporting Leaves Country 'Blind to the Pandemic'

Lack of Antigen Test Reporting Leaves Country 'Blind to the Pandemic'

By Rachana Pradhan, Lauren Weber, Hannah Recht | Sep 16
The lapses leave officials and the public in the dark about the true scope of the pandemic as untold numbers of cases go uncounted.

The Impact of Stigmatizing Bisexuality on Mental Health

The Impact of Stigmatizing Bisexuality on Mental Health

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 16
Studies around bisexuality have found several factors that impact the mental health of bi-identifying men and women.

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