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Older US adults should get another COVID-19 shot, health officials

WebNEW YORK (AP) — Older U.S. adults should roll up their sleeves for another COVID-19 shot, even if they got a booster in the fall, U.S. health officials said …

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COVID-19 no longer means five days in isolation, CDC says

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Latest attempt to chip away at 'Obamacare' questions preventive …

WebFILE - The healthcare.gov website is seen on Dec. 14, 2021, in Fort Washington, Md. A federal appeals court was scheduled to hear arguments Monday, …

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Lupus and other autoimmune diseases strike far more women …

WebWomen are far more likely than men to get autoimmune diseases, illnesses like lupus or rheumatoid arthritis that occur when the immune system mistakenly attacks their own …

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Millions of Americans are increasingly turning to community …

WebFederally funded community health centers serve 1 in 11 Americans, most of them low-income and many underinsured. The health centers are under stress as they …

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Change Healthcare hacking leads to billing delays, security …

WebPages from the United Healthcare website are displayed on a computer screen in New York on Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. On Thursday, Change Healthcare, a massive …

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Biden ‘continues to be fit for duty,’ his doctor says AP News

WebBETHESDA, Md. (AP) — President Joe Biden “continues to be fit for duty,” his doctor wrote Wednesday after conducting an annual physical that is being closely …

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Pope asks an aide to read a speech aloud for him, raising further

WebVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis, who has been suffering from the flu, asked an aide to read out his prepared speech at a conference in the Vatican Friday, …

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Ohio backs off proposed restrictions on gender-affirming care for

WebOhio’s Health Department has backed off proposed rules that would have restricted gender-affirming care for adults. The new proposal Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024 …

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2 hospitals and 19 clinics will close in western Wisconsin, worrying

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Nonprofit Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana seeks approval …

WebBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — State officials are continuing discussions of a possible $2.5 billion sale of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, a non-profit health …

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Urologist accused of patient sex abuse, including of minors

WebA New York-area doctor has been charged with the yearslong sexual abuse of multiple patients, including two males who authorities say were initially attacked before …

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Mississippi has the highest rate of preventable deaths in the US

WebUpdated 2:38 PM PST, January 18, 2024. JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has improved some of its poor health outcomes, but its people are more …

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A $2.7 billion sale of a major Louisiana health insurer is off table

WebFILE - The Louisiana Capitol stands prominently, April 4, 2023, in Baton Rouge, La. A major Louisiana health insurer’s plan to reorganize and sell itself to …

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Georgia House leaders signal Medicaid expansion is off the table …

WebFILE - Speaker of the Georgia House Jon Burns, R-Newington, presides before the State of the State speech, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024, in Atlanta. Burns said on …

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Norway's King Harald V departs Malaysia after pacemaker implant …

WebCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — King Harald V of Norway is improving but will need a permanent pacemaker after falling ill during a trip to Malaysia, the palace said …

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Miracle cures: Online conspiracy theories are creating a new age of

WebAn Amish woman from Ohio floats with a pool noodle among BioHealing generators at the Tesla Wellness Hotel and MedBed Center on Wednesday, Nov. 15, …

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Mental health concerns prompt lawsuit to end indefinite solitary

WebFILE - The West section of the State Correctional Institution at Phoenix is seen, June 1, 2018, in Collegeville, Pa. Arguing that solitary confinement worsens mental …

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Man killed by Connecticut state trooper was having mental health

WebIn the days before he was killed by a Connecticut state trooper, Mubarak Soulemane’s mental health problems were worsening while his behavior turned erratic …

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After 10 years of trying, a Palestinian woman had twins. An Israeli

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New Hampshire man who triggered Amber Alert held without bail …

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'Torso Killer' pleads guilty in 1974 cold-case murders AP News

WebSTEFANIE DAZIO. Dazio covers crime and criminal justice in California for The Associated Press, with a focus on Los Angeles. A New Jersey serial killer known as …

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US Muslims hope new billboards reclaim Islam's message AP News

WebUpdated 6:01 AM PST, September 3, 2015. BOSTON (AP) — Dozens of billboards with Muslim themes are sprouting nationwide, proclaiming what organizers say …

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