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Masks: Do they pose health risks?

July 7, 2020, 6:02am Health

Does wearing a mask pose any health risks? Read story

Get outside to boot boredom

July 7, 2020, 6:00am Health

MINNEAPOLIS — Need ideas for new activities? Here are suggestions for things to do in the parks, in the woods and on the water, ranging from vigorous to indolent. Read story

Unusual symptoms tied to COVID-19

July 7, 2020, 5:37am Health

Coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, can cause a wide range of signs and symptoms. The most common are fever, dry cough and tiredness. Other symptoms include shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, muscle aches, chills, sore throat, headache, or chest pain. But COVID-19 can also cause symptoms you might not expect, including: Read story

Clark County adds 100 new COVID-19 cases

July 6, 2020, 2:47pm Clark County Health

More than 100 additional Clark County residents were confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 over the long holiday weekend, according to information released Monday afternoon by Clark County Public Health. Read story

Scientists urge WHO to acknowledge virus can spread in air

July 6, 2020, 10:32am Health

LONDON — More than 200 scientists have called for the World Health Organization and others to acknowledge that the coronavirus can spread in the air — a change that could alter some of the current measures being taken to stop the pandemic. Read story

Latino, Black neighborhoods struggle with test disparities

July 6, 2020, 10:20am Health

PHOENIX — A Latino cook whose co-worker got COVID-19 waited in his truck for a free swab at a rare testing event in a low-income neighborhood in Phoenix. A Hispanic tile installer queued up after two weeks of self-isolation while his father battled the coronavirus in intensive care. He didn’t know his dad would die days later. Read story

AIDS report: Kids are lagging and COVID-19 is harming care

July 6, 2020, 10:14am Health

New numbers on the global AIDS epidemic show some big successes, such as fewer deaths and new infections. But there are also some tragic failures: Only half the children with HIV, the virus that causes the disease, are getting treatment. Read story

Terrebonne man still doing triathlons at 90

July 6, 2020, 6:02am Health

TERREBONNE, Ore. — For Lew Hollander, June 6 was a day like most days. Read story

LULAC wants Clark County to declare racism a public health crisis

July 5, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The Southwest Washington League of United Latin American Citizens Council 47013 is calling on Clark County and its cities to formally declare racism a public health crisis. Read story

Vancouver-based CytoDyn expects COVID-19 trial results this month

July 5, 2020, 6:00am Business

Vancouver-based biotechnology company CytoDyn Inc. says it’s expecting results by the end of the month from a pair of clinical trials to test the effectiveness of one of its treatments on COVID-19. Read story