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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.

All Potatoes Are Not Created Equal

All Potatoes Are Not Created Equal

By Melissa Gellert | Oct 30
A private chef and nutritional consultant tackles the great potato debate. And it's not "po-tae-to po-tah-to."

LGBTQs Suffering More as Pandemic Sharpens Disparities

LGBTQs Suffering More as Pandemic Sharpens Disparities

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 30
From HIV testing to mental health services to LGTBQ youth having what they need to thrive, the COVID-19 pandemic may be having more serious effects on sexual minorities than on heterosexuals and cisgender people.

The Trump Medicaid Record: Big Goals, Yet Few Successes

The Trump Medicaid Record: Big Goals, Yet Few Successes

By Phil Galewitz | Oct 30
Advocates for the poor say the administration's efforts contributed to an increase in the number of uninsured children, after years of decline.

FBI Warns Ransomware Assault Threatens US Health Care System

FBI Warns Ransomware Assault Threatens US Health Care System

By Frank Bajak | Oct 30
Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals could unleash a wave of data-scrambling extortion attempts against the U.S. health care system.

On Virus, Trump and Health Advisers Go Their Separate Ways

On Virus, Trump and Health Advisers Go Their Separate Ways

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 30
A multi-state coronavirus surge in the countdown to Election Day has exposed a clear split between President Donald Trump's bullish embrace of a return to normalcy and urgent public warnings from the government's top health officials.

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Feds Issue Coverage Plan for COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatments

Feds Issue Coverage Plan for COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatments

Federal health officials Wednesday issued insurance coverage rules designed to deliver on the promise that every American will have access to free COVID-19 vaccines when they are approved.