Pediatrics

Keeping your athletes safe on and off the field

With new recommendations from public health officials and so much uncertainty surrounding a return to normal life, it's understandable that parents would want their children to have some form of normalcy and routine. Fall ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

England bans gatherings of more than 6 as virus cases spike

Britain's government is banning gatherings of more than six people in England, as officials try to keep a lid on daily new coronavirus infections after a sharp spike across the U.K. that has been largely blamed on party-going ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Flu deaths rise when cities get pro sports teams, study shows

When one of the big four professional sports leagues in North America expands into a new market, it brings with it an increase in influenza-related deaths, according to a University of Alberta sport management researcher ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US facing 'critical' coronavirus surge

Coronavirus infections are surging across large parts of the United States, the top US infectious disease expert has warned, as the death toll in Latin America passed 100,000.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy enters new deconfinement phase

Italy will Monday enter a new deconfinement phase as it rolls backs remaining coronavirus restrictions, an official source said Friday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bangkok's parks reopen as coronavirus restrictions eased

Residents of Thailand's capital enjoyed the city's parks, booked haircuts and stocked up on beer and other alcoholic drinks Sunday as they enjoyed their first day of eased restrictions that were imposed weeks ago to combat ...

Health

How anti-gay attitudes hurt teen fitness

Sofia Flynn is exceptional in many ways. The 17-year-old from Chevy Chase, Maryland, already works as an emergency medical technician and does data analysis in a research lab. She has her sights set on medical school and ...

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