Health

Poll: Many Americans resuming pre-virus activities

Many Americans are relaxing precautions taken during the COVID-19 pandemic and resuming everyday activities, even as some worry that coronavirus-related restrictions were hastily lifted, a new poll shows.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Persistent disparities in drowning death rates

(HealthDay)—There are persistent racial/ethnic disparities in drowning death rates in the United States, according to research published in the June 18 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity ...

Neuroscience

New study on brain cooling turns treatment advice on its head

A large international study on the effects of cooling the brain after a cardiac arrest shows that contrary to current treatment recommendations, it doesn't actually improve survival or recovery. The study, published today ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine effort turns into slog as infectious variant spreads

As cases tumble and states reopen, the potential final stage in the U.S. campaign to vanquish COVID-19 is turning into a slog, with a worrisome variant gaining a bigger foothold and lotteries and other prizes failing to persuade ...

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