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LIVE UPDATES: Southern California protesters demonstrate against coronavirus curfew

Protesters in Hungtington Beach, Calif.Cases have exploded across the country with Democratic and Republican governors putting restrictions in place slow the spread.The Center for Disease Control and

Virtual house calls get health care ‘to more people, at a lower cost’

As the deadly COVID-19 pandemic once again surges across America, many shortcomings of our health care system remain in sharp relief, as well as clear opportunities for improvement.One of these oppor

Giving thanks during a pandemic

Celebrating Thanksgiving during a pandemic is weird.It feels sucky and dark and I know there’s a lot of people like me who are going to be so grateful for 2020 to be over.But as much as this year ha

Best fitness trackers for 2020

No matter how much you exercise, fitness trackers can be a great way to help you get -- or stay -- in shape without having to invest in a full-blown smartwatch (not everyone has the money to shell out

Ex-CDC Director Frieden: Cancel Thanksgiving? No, but we must make these hard choices to stay safe

For many people, this will be very different Thanksgiving.Still others don’t plan to change their holiday routine.Although many people become infected without getting seriously ill, some do get seri

HIV death rates drop by nearly half, CDC reports

From 2010 to 2017, HIV death rates dropped by nearly half, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).“Early diagnosis, prompt treatment, and maintaining ac

Pennsylvania could be wearing masks ‘to the end of 2021,’ health secretary says

Coronavirus vaccines could begin arriving in Pennsylvania as soon as next month – but don’t put your mask away anytime soon, the state’s top health official said Thursday, according to a report.

Rachel Maddow Reveals Her Partner Was Gravely Ill From COVID-19

Rachel Maddow returned to her MSNBC program on Thursday night and opened the show by disclosing to her viewers that her longtime partner, Susan Mikula, was recovering from COVID-19 — and that thing

Rachel Maddow begs viewers to be safe after wife’s COVID-19 ordeal

Popular MSNBC host Rachel Maddow went into quarantine on Nov.'If you know anything about me off of TV, if you know me personally, then you know the foremost thing about me is that I am in love,' she b

CDC Issues A Strong Warning About Thanksgiving Travel

The CDC's new Thanksgiving guidelines sees the agency recommending people not gather in person, particularly if a holiday celebration means visiting someone in another household.The agency also asks

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All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers.30, you can buy an annual MasterClass membership and get a second one for free.Plus, through Nov.30, if you buy a year-

Pfizer and BioNTech say their coronavirus vaccine was 95% effective with no safety concerns

The company counted 170 cases of coronavirus infection among volunteers who took part in the trial.It said 162 infections were in people who got placebo, or plain saline shots, while eight cases were