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New birth trends, including ‘lotus births’ and placenta consumption, come with risks, report says 

Doctors should counsel expectant parents on the risks that alternative birthing choices could pose to babies, a new report said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/womens-health/birth-trends-lotus-births-placenta-consumption-risks-report-rcna13464 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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FDA limits use of Regeneron and Lilly COVID antibody treatments

The FDA said Monday it’s limiting the use of two monoclonal antibody therapies as COVID-19 treatments because data indicates they’re “highly unlikely” to be effective…

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Judge strikes down New York’s indoor mask mandate

A New York judge struck down the Empire State’s indoor mask mandate on Monday, arguing that such a policy must be approved by the state…

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Los Angelenos blamed chronic ailments on oil fields for decades – now the city may ban wells

After years of complaints, the city council is expected to vote to ban new oil and gas wells and phase out existing ones The University…

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Doctors Used Bacteria-Killing Viruses to Take Down an Incurable Superbug

The enemy of our bacterial enemy can indeed be our friend. In a new case report, doctors say they were able to treat their patient’s…

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New York and other north-eastern US states see a rapid fall in Covid cases

Despite decreasing positivity rates, hospitals continue to struggle amid a surging patient load and staff shortages New York City and some north-eastern US states appear…

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Can the US solve its unprecedented blood shortage?

The American Red Cross says the country’s blood supply is dangerously low. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/program/the-stream/2022/1/16/can-the-us-solve-its-unprecedented-blood-shortage Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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Covid testing company with 300 pop-up sites across U.S. under state and federal investigation

Multiple Center for Covid Control pop-up testing sites were shut down for operating without licenses and the company is facing state and federal investigations. Source:…

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What “mild” really means when it comes to Omicron

The Omicron variant doesn’t cause as much severe illness as other variants have, but its “mild” symptoms can still be pretty unpleasant. The big picture:…

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‘Menace to public health’: 270 doctors call out Spotify over Joe Rogan’s podcast

An open letter expresses concern about Covid misinformation and specifically addresses an episode with virologist Robert Malone A total of 270 US doctors, scientists, healthcare…

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Biden deploying military medical staff to help overwhelmed hospitals

President Biden on Thursday will announce a “surge” deployment of military medical personnel to support hospitals currently dealing with a spike of COVID-19 cases largely…

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China locks down third city, raising affected to 20 million

BEIJING — A third Chinese city has locked down its residents because of a Covid-19 outbreak, raising the number confined to their homes in China…

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Omicron on track to infect more than half of Europe, WHO says

The omicron variant of Covid-19 is on track to infect more than half of Europeans, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/omicron-track-infect-half-europe-who-rcna11762…

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New Jersey declares state of emergency over omicron variant

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) declared a state of emergency on Tuesday due to the coronavirus omicron variant, which has caused cases to spike…

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Omicron is surging — and Democrats aren’t shutting things down this time

BOSTON — Democrats have a message for Omicron-flooded America: get vaxxed and carry on. From New York to California, Democratic mayors and governors are fighting…

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Los Angeles area sets new COVID-19 record

Los Angeles County reported more than 45,000 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, another record-setting total for the area. The county said on Sunday that it had 45,584 new…

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More than 14 tons of Oregon ground beef recalled for possible E. coli contamination

More than 14 tons of Oregon ground beef was recalled for possible E. coli contamination on Thursday. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection…

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US supreme court to hear arguments on federal vaccine mandate for employers – live

The Biden administration’s Covid vaccination requirement for businesses with more than 100 workers and healthcare facilities has been challenged • Sign up to receive First…

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The U.S. recorded the highest number of rabies deaths in a decade last year.

and health officials said Thursday that some of the people didn’t realize they had been Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/us-recorded-highest-number-rabies-deaths-decade-last-year-rcna11304 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Parents struggle as omicron disrupts back-to-school plans

Parents are worried for their children’s safety and education as the omicron surge disrupts back-to-school plans. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/parents-struggle-omicron-disrupts-back-school-plans-rcna11121 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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High levels of toxic ‘forever chemicals’ found in anti-fogging sprays and wipes

A Duke University study nine top rated products contained PFAS, which has been linked to cancer and other health problems Anti-fogging sprays and cloths often…

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Parts of U.S. health system overwhelmed by Omicron

Parts of the U.S. health system — from testing sites to emergency departments to hospitals — are quickly being overwhelmed by Omicron. Driving the news:…

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