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Vitamin D Supplements Don’t Seem to Help People Sick With Covid-19

The results of a new clinical trial suggest that vitamin D supplements don’t help people hospitalized with moderate to severe covid-19. Elsewhere, a controversial and…

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I’m an oncologist. My worst fears about Covid and cancer are coming true.

Apart from felling scores of cancer patients, the virus has upended cancer diagnosis, treatment and research. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/covid-s-impact-cancer-care-turning-oncologists-worst-fears-reality-ncna1257743 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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The biggest ACA overhaul in a decade is underway

Democrats’ coronavirus relief proposal includes major changes to the Affordable Care Act, aiming to make health insurance more affordable for the millions of people who…

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Biden administration announces at-home COVID test with 95% accuracy

Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Andy Slavitt announced this morning that a new over-the-counter COVID-19 test kit will be available later…

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3D printers may become standard equipment for operating rooms

Scientists from UNSW Sydney have developed a new ceramic-based ink that could allow surgeons to 3D print bone parts complete with living cells. The 3D…

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‘A complete massacre, a horror film’: inside Brazil’s Covid disaster

Hospitals in Amazonas state overwhelmed after surge in infections linked to new variant, leaving many without even the most basic supplies It took just 60…

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FDA approves 1st long-acting HIV drug combo, monthly shots

The two-shot combo called Cabenuva is expected to make it easier for people to stay on track with their HIV medicines and to do so…

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‘He meant everything’: The profound legacy of a small-town swim coach felled by COVID-19

MONMOUTH, Ill. – The Monmouth College natatorium was as empty and gray as the sky beyond its towering windows on a Friday afternoon in December,…

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Wisconsin hospital says employee intentionally discarded coronavirus vaccine vials

The Wisconsin medical center where 57 vials of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine were d… Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/532180-wisconsin-hospital-says-employee-intentionally-discarded-coronavirus Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Vaccine arrival comes too late for many residents of nursing homes — where COVID-19 infections have exploded

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Although the coronavirus vaccines that began arriving a few days ago have brought a ray of hope, they’re coming too late…

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FDA authorizes Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, as expected after an independent panel commissioned…

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FDA authorizes first over-the-counter at-home Covid test

The FDA on Tuesday authorized the first at-home coronavirus test people can buy without a prescription, a step that public health experts say adds a…

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New York City positivity rate above 5 percent, highest level since May

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) announced Thursday that the city reached a coronavirus infection rate of more than 5 percent, the highest…

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Coronavirus hospitalizations top 100,000 for the first time

Data: The COVID Tracking Project, Harvard Global Health Institute; Cartogram: Danielle Alberti and Andrew Witherspoon/Axios More than 100,000 Americans are now in the hospital with coronavirus infections — a…

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In 2020, Obamacare proves it’s a survivor during a time of need

Between February and June, an estimated 14.6 million people lost their employee-sponsored health insurance. Elements of Obamacare helped shore up those losses. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/big-safety-net-affordable-care-act-filled-need-fended-dismantling-n1249149 Droolin’…

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‘Many of us have PTSD’: 700 US nurses strike over Covid fears

Pennsylvania strike is the latest in a wave of healthcare worker protests over low pay, understaffing and PPE shortages Jim Gentile is haunted by the…

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More than 900 Mayo Clinic staffers contract COVID-19 over past two weeks

More than 900 staffers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., have contracted the coronavirus in the past two weeks, the hospital announced Tuesday.Dean of clinical practice…

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Trump fact check: President wrongly takes full credit for Covid vaccine

President Donald Trump is wrongly taking full credit for Pfizer’s announcement that its COVID-19 vaccine was robustly successful Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/trump-covid-vaccine-pfizer-fact-check-b1722880.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Two killed in explosion at Connecticut veterans hospital

Two people were killed in an explosion at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Connecticut on Friday morning, The Associated Press… Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/525846-two-killed-in-explosion-at-connecticut-veterans-hospital Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Biden pledges Americans won’t lose health coverage during pandemic

President-elect Joe Biden said Tuesday that his advisers are making contingencies so Americans don’t have to worry about losing health coverage or protections for preexisting…

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5 key moments from the latest SCOTUS Obamacare showdown

Obamacare returned to the Supreme Court on Tuesday as backers and opponents of the law did battle over the latest legal campaign to bring down…

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