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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

The Latest: 6 More COVID Cases Found in Local China Outbreak

Health officials in China say six more people have become ill with COVID-19 in a southwestern Chinese city on the border with Myanmar. That...

‘Variants of concern’ made up majority of L.A. County coronavirus samples tested this past...

A majority of Los Angeles County coronavirus samples analyzed this past week were “variants of concern,” public health officials said Wednesday. The finding means there’s...

Vaccinated People Can Get Covid, but It’s Most Likely Very Rare

This article has been revised to reflect the following correction: Because of an editing error, an earlier version of this article misstated the name...

Suicide Attempts Spike Soon After Dementia Diagnosis

A new study shows just how devastating a diagnosis of mental decline can be: Researchers found that rates of suicide rise sharply in the...

Peloton’s M&A flurry, fertility wearables for COVID-19 detection and more digital health news briefs

Peloton's acquisition spree. Bloomberg reports three smaller acquisitions by connected fitness company Peloton Interactive over the past several months. These include AI voice assistant company Aiqudo...

U.S. Health Officials Question AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial Results

According to federal officials, an independent panel of medical experts said the encouraging results announced on Monday might have relied on outdated information. Only hours...

COVID-19 May Trigger Long-Term Thyroid Issues: Study

Yet another organ seems to be affected by a bout of COVID-19: the thyroid. Italian researchers have examined the thyroids of dozens of patients who've...

Health data analytics startup Komodo Health’s $220M Series E propels it to $3.3B valuation

Healthcare data analysis startup Komodo Health has announced a $220 million Series E funding round and a subsequent $3.3 billion valuation. The raise was...

Palestinians Expand Vaccination Campaign After UN Shipment

The Palestinian Health Ministry began administering the first doses of coronavirus vaccines it received from the global COVAX initiative to health care workers and...

NORTH CAROLINA HEALTH NEWS

Nationwide, an increasing number of health care workers are experiencing mental health symptoms related to the trauma of caring for COVID-19 patients. By Christine Vestal Stateline Brittany...

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Alex Morgan Just Told Us the High-Fiber Breakfast She Eats Before a Game

Two-time World Cup winner and Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan is an iconic face of the United States women’s national soccer team (USWNT). But...

Shocking report finds ‘unhealthy’ amount of dangerous pesticides in 20% of all popular fruit...

Popular produce from blueberries to potatoes poses a 'very high risk' of unhealthy pesticides linked to cancer and diabetes, a new report has revealed. Nonprofit...

Arkansas strawberries arrive early, signaling start of fruit season

There’s good news for Arkansans looking forward to strawberry seasons: There’s no more waiting.  This year’s strawberries arrived one to two weeks earlier this...
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