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As Covid Infections Spread, Nursing Homes Lag Behind on the Rollout for Booster Shots

A Connecticut nursing home had planned to roll out Covid booster shots to residents at the beginning of this month.…

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A Cure for Type 1 Diabetes? For One Man, It Seems to Have Worked.

Brian Shelton’s life was ruled by Type 1 diabetes. When his blood sugar plummeted, he would lose consciousness without warning.…

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Families Cheer, Some Doctors Worry as Nursing Homes Open Doors Wide to Visitors

For nearly 20 months, the roughly 1.3 million Americans living in nursing homes and their families grappled with strict visitation…

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New Virus Variant Stokes Concern but Vaccines Still Likely to Work

Scientific experts at the World Health Organization warned on Friday that a new coronavirus variant discovered in southern Africa was…

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Texas Abortion Law Complicates Care for Risky Pregnancies

A few weeks after Texas adopted the most restrictive abortion law in the nation, Dr. Andrea Palmer delivered terrible news…

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CVS, Walgreens and Walmart Fueled Opioid Crisis, Jury Finds

A federal jury in Cleveland on Tuesday found that three of the nation’s largest pharmacy chains — CVS Health, Walmart…

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Concerns Grow Over Safety of Aduhelm After Death of Patient Who Got the Drug

Concerns about safety risks of the controversial new Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm have intensified in the wake of the death of…

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When Can the Covid Masks Finally Come Off?

Amid the turmoil of the last two years — a period that included a deadly pandemic, mass layoffs, an ugly…

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When Can the Covid Masks Finally Come Off?

Amid the turmoil of the last two years — a period that included a deadly pandemic, mass layoffs, an ugly…

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C.D.C. Panel Endorses Covid Vaccine Booster Shots for All Adults

Faced with rising infections and an anticipated surge in holiday travel, scientific advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and…

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