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CDC lifts Covid isolation guidelines for those who test positive as

WEBPeople who test positive for Covid no longer need to isolate for five days, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. The CDC’s new guidance now …

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The Covid summer wave is here

WEBThe documented share of Covid tests in California that came back positive has risen from around 3% to 7.5% in the last month or so. “It looks like the summer …

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Beyond Ozempic: New GLP-1 drugs promise weight loss and …

WEBResearchers found that patients who got the highest dose of the drug lost on average 15.6% of their body weight after 48 weeks, compared to the 2.2% body weight …

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Weight loss drug Zepbound may help treat sleep apnea, improve …

WEBOn average, patients who took tirzepatide also lost between 18% and 20% of their body weight and showed improvements in blood pressure and a condition in which …

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The WHO overturned dogma on how airborne diseases spread.

WEBIt remains to be seen how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will act on this information in its own guidance for infection control in health care …

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WEBFind the latest healthcare news articles, videos and photos on NBCNews.com. Read headlines on health insurance, health studies, reform, Obamacare, and more.

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Deadly infections in Japan renew questions about Group A strep …

WEBIn rare cases, Group A strep can enter deep tissue or the bloodstream, as is the case with STSS. Up to 30% of STSS infections are fatal: The condition usually starts …

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Patients with private insurance can face higher health costs at …

WEBBy Berkeley Lovelace Jr. People with private health insurance might pay higher prices for procedures or tests at a hospital. A report published Monday by the …

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Texas abortion ban linked to sharp rise in infant and newborn deaths

WEBJune 24, 2024, 8:00 AM PDT. By Kaitlin Sullivan and Jason Kane. A Texas law that banned abortions in early pregnancy is associated with a stark increase in infant …

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California city declares a health emergency amid tuberculosis …

WEBBy Aria Bendix. The City Council of Long Beach, California has authorized a public health emergency in response to a local outbreak of tuberculosis. The city's …

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Medical mistakes are more likely in women and minorities

WEBHundreds of thousands of U.S. patients are harmed or die each year because of diagnostic errors. Women and minorities are up to 30% more likely to be …

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Kamala Harris says abortion bans are creating 'a health care crisis'

WEBJune 23, 2024, 4:41 PM UTC. By Alexandra Marquez. In an interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” set to air Monday, Vice President Kamala Harris said abortion …

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Florida to allow doctors to perform C-sections outside hospitals

WEBMay 26, 2024, 4:00 AM PDT. By Phil Galewitz. Florida has become the first state to allow doctors to perform cesarean sections outside of hospitals, siding with a private equity …

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Emergency room worker leaves void at hospital after Covid death

WEBThere is now a huge void left at the hospital since Martell, a respected patient care technician, died on on July 12 after a three-month battle with Covid-19. …

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New York-area urologist accused of sexually abusing patients, …

WEBDarius A. Paduch was charged with sexually abusing patients, including two males alleged tp have been attacked before they became adults, at a Manhattan …

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Walmart to close 51 clinics as it shutters its entire Walmart Health

WEBApril 30, 2024, 6:56 AM PDT. By Rob Wile. Walmart will close all 51 of its doctor-staffed health clinics as part of an announcement that its Walmart Health initiative is shutting …

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New drug-free treatment could change protocol for people …

WEBA new treatment for ADHD and other cognitive issues uses a neuro feedback headband to increase blood flow and oxygen to the prefrontal cortex. Fifth …

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4.8-magnitude earthquake rumbles New Jersey, NYC, Boston and …

WEBAn earthquake struck the East Coast of the United States today. The USGS measured the quake as a 4.8 temblor with its epicenter near Lebanon, New Jersey. It …

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Sweltering heat wave puts 44 million under warnings as the …

WEBJune 24, 2024, 2:52 AM PDT. By Patrick Smith. More than 44 million people across the United States were under some form of heat warning or advisory Monday, …

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At least 25 killed, 50 wounded in Israeli strikes on tent camps near

WEBIsraeli forces shelled tent camps for displaced Palestinians outside Gaza’s southern city of Rafah on Friday, killing at least 25 people and wounding another 50, …

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Ex-N.J. priest accused of sex abuse found shot to death in

WEBJohn Capparelli, 70, died from a gunshot wound to the neck, Nevada officials said. He was accused of sexually abusing minors while he was a priest in New …

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Counterfeit Colgate toothpaste recalled

WEBJune 14, 2007, 6:26 PM PDT / Source: The Associated Press. The Colgate-Palmolive Company said Thursday that 5-ounce tubes of counterfeit toothpaste sold in discount …

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Judge halts further student loan forgiveness under part of Biden's …

WEBA federal judge on Monday temporarily barred the Education Department from allowing additional loan forgiveness under a key component of President Joe Biden …

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Floods and extreme heat pose dual threat to Midwest as Biden …

WEBPotential storms Tuesday morning could bring hail greater than 2 inches across, winds of over 60 mph and a few tornadoes, the National Weather Service warned.

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