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After Stroke, Doctors Look at Fetterman’s Campaign Trail Prospects

What really is the prognosis for John Fetterman, the Democratic Senate nominee from Pennsylvania who had a stroke on May…

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World

Judge Faults Medical Care for Detainees in Latest Sign of Rikers Crisis

A state judge ruled on Tuesday that New York City’s Correction Department had failed to provide detainees with timely medical…

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World

South Korea Turns to Surveillance as ‘Ghost Surgeries’ Shake Faith in Hospitals

SEOUL — South Korea has a reputation for world-class medical care. But faith in its hospitals has been shaken by…

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World

Thailand Will Give Away 1 Million Weed Plants

Thailand has said it plans to give away a million cannabis plants to households across the nation, in an effort…

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World

Alabama Governor Signs Ban on Transition Care for Transgender Youth

Gov. Kay Ivey of Alabama signed legislation on Friday that prevents medical professionals from providing care that aids transgender young…

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Health

Texas Youth Gender Clinic Closed Last Year Under Political Pressure

On a tense conference call last November with half a dozen doctors and executives at the University of Texas Southwestern…

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Politics

Supreme Court Hears Case of Doctors Accused of Running Pill Mills

WASHINGTON — Against the backdrop of a national crisis of soaring opioid overdoses and deaths, the Supreme Court on Tuesday…

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Health

Texas Governor Pushes to Investigate Medical Treatments for Trans Youth as ‘Child Abuse’

Gov. Greg Abbott told state health agencies in Texas on Tuesday that medical treatments provided to transgender adolescents, widely considered…

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Health

Doctors Are More Likely to Describe Black Patients as Uncooperative, Studies Find

Medical records contain a plethora of information, from a patient’s diagnoses and treatments to marital status to drinking and exercise…

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Health

‘Don’t Write It Off’: Advice From Brain Injury Experts After Bob Saget’s Death

It appeared to be an ordinary fall: Bob Saget, the actor and comedian, knocked his head on something and, perhaps…

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