This fall's COVID vaccines aren't always easy to get or get …

WebWhen federal health officials recommended the next round of COVID-19 boosters for anyone 6 months old or older, doses were supposed to be available right away at pharmacies. But two weeks later

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New research finds building evidence for the long-term …

WebThe gold standard for health research are these studies that follow people for years and years after exposure to something like a fire, and the health risks from wildfire smoke just haven't been

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How a government shutdown would affect community …

Web1 day ago · Federally funded health centers across the U.S. fear a government shutdown could further disrupt medical care for the uninsured and undocumented. They already face inflation and staffing challenges.

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The new COVID boosters are coming: Here's what you …

WebThe new boosters are a much closer match to currently circulating variants than prior vaccines, say federal health officials. They're updated versions of the existing Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech

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Does Ozempic have mental health side effects

WebEuropean regulators investigate mental health reports. In July, the European Medicines Agency said that it was looking into the risk of thoughts of self-harm and suicidal thoughts with the use of

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Americans are urged to get vaccinated against 3 major …

Web13 hours ago · Public health experts are urging people to take advantage of the fact that this year, for the first time, vaccines are available for three major respiratory viruses: flu, COVID and RSV.

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Federal shutdown could disrupt patient care at safety-net …

Web11 hours ago · A network of almost 1,400 federally-funded health clinics form an essential safety net for patients who have nowhere else to go. But even a temporary government shutdown could force cutbacks in care.

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What does the word 'abortion' mean

WebSurvey says there's no shared definition : Shots - Health News A survey of 2,000 people found no shared definition of the word "abortion," researchers at the Guttmacher Institute report.

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As U.S. COVID cases rise, will mask mandates return

WebAs U.S. COVID hospitalizations rise, some places are bringing mask mandates back. A face mask sign is displayed in a window in Queens, New York City on May 11, the day the federal public health

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The anti-HIV program PEPFAR is unlikely to be reauthorized. What …

WebPresident George W. Bush's program is credited with saving 25 million lives. Republican objections linked to the abortion debate make reauthorization unlikely before the Sept. 30 deadline.

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Kaiser Permanente health care workers are on the brink of a

Web13 hours ago · More than 75,000 Kaiser Permanente health care workers at hundreds of U.S. facilities could go on strike for three days starting Wednesday, in the largest health care strike in the county's history.

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Up First briefing: Affects of a shutdown; health workers may

Web10 hours ago · What will stay open if the government shuts down? Kaiser Permanente's health care workers near a nationwide walkout. How conspiracy theories spread in the wake of wildfires in Hawaii.

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Who is affected by a government shutdown

WebHealth care is likely to go uninterrupted, but research could pause. People who get health care or health insurance from the federal government, whether that's through Medicare or the Indian

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What caused a norovirus outbreak among backpackers

WebMichelle Holshue. Shanna Miko, a nurse epidemiologist at CDC, was part of the field team on the Pacific Crest Trail study — and it wasn't her first norovirus-in-the-woods investigation. Last

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Medical debt could soon be barred from ruining your credit score

WebThe survey was conducted Feb. 25 through March 20, 2022, online and via telephone, in English and Spanish, among a nationally representative sample of 2,375 U.S. adults, including 1,292 adults

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Trump pushed to end HIV. But Republicans want to slash that …

WebRepublicans in Congress back substantial cuts to the budget of the CDC, taking aim at one of former President Donald Trump's major health programs: a push to end the HIV epidemic in the U.S.

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Some 75,000 health care workers at Kaiser Permanente near a

Web13 hours ago · There's one more round of in-person bargaining on Friday — the last chance to avoid a strike before the contract expires Saturday. Workers are represented by 12 local unions, from coast to coast.

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California's controversial mental health courts to start up in …

WebAt new mental health courts in California, judges will be able to mandate treatment. Orange County Superior Court Presiding Judge Maria Hernandez says CARE Court will resemble the county's other

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Ten of thousands of Kaiser healthcare workers could strike over

Web1 day ago · 75,000 healthcare workers at Kaiser facilities across the U.S. could go on strike next week, largely due to understaffing concerns, if their unions and Kaiser don't reach an agreement by Saturday.

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Do Blue Light Blocking Glasses Really Work

WebNPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to vision researcher Mark Rosenfield about the efficacy of blue light-blocking glasses. Screen time has gone up during the pandemic. Many of us, of course, are

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Satellite Photos Show Just How Bad The Flooding From Ida Has …

WebSatellite photos taken over the state show how record-breaking rainfall led to stunning levels of flooding along the Raritan River — flooding that submerged neighborhoods, roads and parking lots.

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Barry Harris, beloved jazz pianist devoted to bebop, dies at 91

WebJazz musician Barry Harris performing at the Henry Fonda Theatre in 2006. Barry Harris, a pianist who carefully preserved the language of bebop throughout a seven-decade career as a brilliant

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