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Chinese City Reports Coronavirus Found on Ice Cream

Chinese City Reports Coronavirus Found on Ice Cream

Jan 17, 2021

The coronavirus was found on ice cream produced in eastern China, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch, according to the government.

California Bill Would Ban Intersex Surgery for Young Kids

California Bill Would Ban Intersex Surgery for Young Kids

By Adam Beam | Jan 17, 2021

The legislation would ban specific types of surgeries on infants born with intersex characteristics. Advocates are pushing to delay these types of surgeries until the child is old enough to develop a gender identity.

How Noom is Reimagining the Wellness Industry

How Noom is Reimagining the Wellness Industry

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jan 16, 2021

"New Year. New You." It's a phrase we've heard countless times, but what exactly are we striving for? Enter Noom, which has people lead healthier lives through behavior change since 2016.

5 Reasons to Wear a Mask Even After You're Vaccinated

5 Reasons to Wear a Mask Even After You're Vaccinated

By Liz Szabo | Jan 16, 2021

"Masks and social distancing will need to continue into the foreseeable future — until we have some level of herd immunity," said Dr. Preeti Malani, chief health officer at the University of Michigan. "Masks and distancing are here to stay."

Three's Company: New Research Reveals Data About Gay Men in Open Relationships

Three's Company: New Research Reveals Data About Gay Men in Open Relationships

By Matthew Wexler | Jan 15, 2021

From marriage and family therapists to celebrities like Tom Ford and Alan Cumming, everybody has an opinion about monogamy. A new study highlights the variables that make (or break) a successful relationship.

In Coronavirus Vaccine Drive, Deep South Falls Behind

In Coronavirus Vaccine Drive, Deep South Falls Behind

By Sudhin Thanawala | Jan 15, 2021

The coronavirus vaccines have been rolled out unevenly across the U.S., but four states in the Deep South have had particularly dismal inoculation rates that have alarmed health experts and frustrated residents.

Expanded US Vaccine Rollout Spawns a New Set of Problems

Expanded US Vaccine Rollout Spawns a New Set of Problems

By Janie Har, Jennifer Peltz, Allen G. Breed | Jan 15, 2021

The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots.

Trump Administration Takes Another Swipe at LGBTQ Health Protections on Way Out

Trump Administration Takes Another Swipe at LGBTQ Health Protections on Way Out

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 14, 2021

Even as Donald Trump has acknowledged his presidency is coming to an end, his administration isn't finished attacking LGBTQ Americans, as yet another reversal of federal non-discrimination protections shows.

Feeling Left Out: Private Practice Doctors, Patients Wonder When It's Their Turn for Vaccine

Feeling Left Out: Private Practice Doctors, Patients Wonder When It's Their Turn for Vaccine

By Julie Appleby | Jan 14, 2021

Not only are doctors having trouble getting vaccine for patients, but many of the community-based physicians and medical staff that aren't employed by hospitals or health systems also report mixed results in getting inoculated.

Hospitals' Rocky Rollout of Covid Vaccine Sparks Questions of Fairness

Hospitals' Rocky Rollout of Covid Vaccine Sparks Questions of Fairness

By Phil Galewitz | Jan 14, 2021

Although states and federal health groups laid out broad guidelines on how to prioritize who gets the vaccine, in practice what's mattered most was who controlled the vaccine and where the vaccine distribution was handled.

Vaccines and Masks: Biden Plan Aims to Break Pandemic Cycle

Vaccines and Masks: Biden Plan Aims to Break Pandemic Cycle

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Bill Barrow | Jan 14, 2021

A coronavirus action plan being unveiled by President-elect Joe Biden centers on a mass vaccination campaign and closer coordination among all levels of government.

California Expands Eligibility for Coronavirus Vaccine

California Expands Eligibility for Coronavirus Vaccine

By Adam Beam Amy Taxin | Jan 14, 2021

California made another 4 million people eligible for the coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday, intensifying a competition among the state's biggest counties as they race to acquire enough doses to inoculate their populations.

Watch: Ellen Jokes in Monologue She Learned of COVID Diagnosis On-Set

Watch: Ellen Jokes in Monologue She Learned of COVID Diagnosis On-Set

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 14, 2021

In the opening monologue of her talk show's Jan. 13 return, Ellen DeGeneres explains that she learned she tested positive for COVID-19... on-set and with her staff around.

Palm Springs Mayor Hits Back at GaysOverCovid Critics Calling Her 'Queen of the Karens'

Palm Springs Mayor Hits Back at GaysOverCovid Critics Calling Her 'Queen of the Karens'

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 13, 2021

Despite receiving abuse on social media, Palm Spring mayor Christy Holstege isn't backing down on her criticism of gay and bisexual men partying in Mexico during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As Pandemic Worsens, Most US States Resist Restrictions

As Pandemic Worsens, Most US States Resist Restrictions

By Julie Watson, Terry Tang | Jan 13, 2021

As the U.S. goes through the most lethal phase of the coronavirus outbreak yet, governors and local officials in hard-hit parts of the country are showing little willingness to impose any new restrictions on businesses to stop the spread.

Survey Finds Global Mistrust Could Weigh on Vaccine Rollout

Survey Finds Global Mistrust Could Weigh on Vaccine Rollout

By Pan Pylas | Jan 13, 2021

Waning trust in governments and all types of media is threatening to limit the rollout of coronavirus vaccines around the world, particularly in the United States

UK May Move Patients Into Hotels to Ease Hospital Strain

UK May Move Patients Into Hotels to Ease Hospital Strain

Jan 13, 2021

England's health care system may move patients into hotels to ease pressure on hospitals struggling to handle rising COVID-19 admissions.

Controversial Rabbi Says COVID-19 Vaccine Turns People Gay

Controversial Rabbi Says COVID-19 Vaccine Turns People Gay

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 12, 2021

Rabbi Daniel Asor is imploring his followers not to receive the coronavirus vaccination because, despite science, he believes it might make people gay.

US Shifts to Speed COVID Shots as Cases and Deaths Rise

US Shifts to Speed COVID Shots as Cases and Deaths Rise

By Zeke Miller, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 12, 2021

Barely a month into a mass vaccination campaign to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration unexpectedly shifted gears Tuesday to speed the delivery of shots.

Should You Get COVID-19 Vaccine if You've Had the Virus?

Should You Get COVID-19 Vaccine if You've Had the Virus?

Jan 12, 2021

After someone recovers, their immune system should keep them from getting sick again right away. Scientists still don't know exactly how long this immunity lasts or how strong it is.

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