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CDC shortens official COVID quarantine guidance

WebThe nation is “in a different place” with the COVID pandemic than it was four years ago, said Dr. Mandy Cohen, who directs the Centers for Disease Control and …

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Analysis: Health insurance claim denials are on the rise, to …

WebDespite the potentially dire impact that denials have on patients’ health or finances, data shows that people appeal only once in every 500 cases.

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Newest COVID shots are 54 percent effective in …

WebHealth Feb 1, 2024 2:58 PM EST. NEW YORK (AP) — The latest versions of COVID-19 vaccines were 54 percent effective at preventing symptomatic infection in adults, …

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Here’s who’s covered by COVID-19 vaccine mandates in …

WebHere’s who’s covered by COVID-19 vaccine mandates in the U.S. so far. President Joe Biden’s orders requiring vaccinations for about two-thirds of the U.S. …

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Why more Americans are putting off going to the doctor

WebMar 25, 2023 5:35 PM EST. Leave your feedback. Transcript Audio. Nearly a third of Americans lack access to primary care services, including routine checkups, while 40 …

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Alcohol-related deaths in U.S. jumped 29 percent in 5 …

WebExperts are urging the U.S. to intervene as new federal data show nationwide deaths tied to alcohol use rose 29 percent in just five years, with the COVID pandemic …

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Americans Far Less Healthy, Die Younger Than Global …

WebHealth Jan 9, 2013 12:10 PM EST. Americans die sooner and experience unhealthier lives than residents in other high-income countries even though the United States spends far …

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Jill Biden announces $100 million for ‘life-changing’ …

WebWASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden on Wednesday announced $100 million in federal funding for research and development into women’s health as part of a new …

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What Is a Safety-Net Hospital and Why Is It So Hard to Define

WebLots of hospitals consider themselves safety nets, but there’s no one definition. They can be rural or urban, public (like a county hospital) or nonprofit (like a …

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It’s time to recognize the damage of childbirth, doctors and

WebThe U.S. health care system is squarely focused on the helpless newborn rather than the person who until very recently was carrying that newborn in their body, …

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The Healthcare Divide FRONTLINE

WebWatch the Trailer. Produced by: Rick Young. Emma Schwartz. Fritz Kramer. Correspondent: Laura Sullivan. FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the growing inequities …

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The Brain-Gut Connection with Dr. Emeran Mayer PBS

WebExplore the connection between your gut and your brain and how it impacts your health. More More. Join award-winning gastroenterologist and neuroscientist Dr. Emeran Mayer …

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Biden completes medical checkup as he readies for 2024

WebBiden has finished his roughly three-hour medical checkup at Walter Reed National Military Medical in suburban Maryland. The exam is being keenly watched as …

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Middletown lost the most residents on 9/11 after NYC. Here’s

WebAli Rogin returns to Middletown, a New Jersey town where she grew up that was disproportionately affected by the 9/11 attacks in 2001, to see how residents and …

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Why more people are turning to artificial intelligence for

WebShakespeare may have written that “music be the food of love,” but increasingly these days, the language of this very real emotion may be spoken with …

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House and Senate leaders reach deal on 6 spending bills in push …

WebCongressional leaders on Sunday came out with a package of six bills setting full-year spending levels for some federal agencies, a step forward in a long overdue …

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News Wrap: Haley rebuffs RNC pledge to back Republican

WebIn our news wrap Sunday, Haley said she does not feel bound to back the GOP’s eventual presidential nominee, Congressional leaders reached a deal on six …

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What to expect in New Jersey's 2023 general election

WebPolitics Nov 6, 2023 9:13 PM EST. WASHINGTON (AP) — Every seat in the New Jersey Legislature is up for grabs in Tuesday’s general election, but with solid Democratic …

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Armed gangs storm Haiti’s main prison in latest escalation of

WebHundreds of inmates fled Haiti's main prison after armed gangs stormed the facility in an overnight explosion of violence that engulfed much of the capital. At least …

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Shirtwaist Kings American Experience Official Site PBS

WebProducing more than 1,000 shirtwaists a day, the Triangle Factory had become the largest manufacturer of blouses in New York, earning Harris and Blanck the nickname …

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Death toll rises from Russian drone strike on Odesa, as China’s

WebThe death toll rose to 11 on Sunday from a Russian drone strike that destroyed an apartment block in Ukraine’s southern port city of Odesa the previous day.

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Supreme Court decision on barring Trump from the 2024 ballot

WebA Supreme Court decision could come as soon as Monday in the case about whether former President Donald Trump can be kicked off the ballot over his efforts to …

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