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Supreme Court agrees to hear providers’, DOJ challenge to Texas abortion ban

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear two cases challenging Texas’ abortion law, which bans the procedure as soon as six weeks into pregnancy,…

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Delta variant surge pushes Alaska’s sparse health care infrastructure to the brink

In the past two weeks, Alaska’s case count increased by 72 percent, the highest in the nation, as it tops all-time state case and death…

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New York hospital to stop delivering babies as staff quit over vaccine rules

• Lewis county hospital to suspend service next week • Covid-19 vaccines compulsory for all New York health workers A hospital in upstate New York…

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Flu Season Is Gonna Be Weird This Year, So When’s the Best Time to Get a Flu Shot?

The dog days of summer are just about coming to the end in the U.S. And while the fall may mean cool breezes and nice…

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‘Full disaster mode’: New Orleans hospitals brace for dual emergencies

Health care officials say they learned some hard lessons from Hurricane Katrina 16 years ago and are better prepared. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/new-orleans-hospitals-brace-hurricane-ida-amid-covid-19-surge-n1277836 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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ICU beds are running out again

Data: HHS; Map: Danielle Alberti/Axios More than 77% of America’s ICU beds are being used right now as hospitals grapple with a crush of severely…

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West Africa healthcare strained by Ebola, COVID outbreaks: WHO

UN health agency says West Africa faces complex challenge of multiple outbreaks that could strain healthcare systems. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/8/19/west-africa-healthcare-strained-by-ebola-covid-outbreaks-who Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Inside a Tennessee hospital grappling with Delta and vaccine hesitancy

As the variant tears its way through the US and vaccination rates plateau in the state, hospitals are experiencing a new wave of cases Nurse…

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Senate Dems consider Medicare age expansion, jeopardizing “soft” infrastructure deal

Senate Democrats are debating lowering the Medicare eligibility age as part of the $3.5-trillion “soft” infrastructure package, at the risk of jeopardizing centrist support for…

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Hospitals are taking on a surgical robot monopoly

Several hospitals have mounted a legal battle against the company that makes the da Vinci surgical robot, alleging its monopoly position forces hospitals to buy…

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In a pandemic, US workers without paid medical leave can’t afford a sick day

Coronavirus focuses new attention on need for laws requiring paid time off The coronavirus pandemic has fueled the demand for American workers to be provided…

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Walmart Rolls Out a Cheaper Insulin

Insulin is expensive. Really expensive. Like hundreds-of-dollars per vial expensive. Expensive enough that some diabetes patients can’t afford their monthly dose. And now Walmart, of…

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Covid’s lingering effects may pose risks for elective surgery

Waiting to undergo surgery for at least seven weeks after a Covid-19 infection reduced the risk of death, recent research shows. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/covid-s-lingering-effects-can-put-breaks-elective-surgery-n1272263 Droolin’ Dog…

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Schumer now backing Sanders plan to add dental, vision and hearing coverage to Medicare

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Sunday threw his support behind a push, led by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), to add dental, vision and hearing coverage…

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What now? Congress eyes new era of health policy

Democrats want to build on the law, add a public option and expand Medicare. Republicans say they still support rolling back parts of the ACA….

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Supreme Court tosses lawsuit challenging Obamacare

The Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a lawsuit threatening the entirety of the Affordable Care Act, finding that Republican-led states behind the case did…

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Biden revokes Trump order on immigrants’ health care costs

President Joe Biden on Friday shot down a Trump proclamation that blocked potential immigrants deemed to be a “financial burden” on the nation’s health care…

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Ireland’s health care system taken down after ransomware attack

Enlarge / St. Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. (credit: Bloomberg | Getty Images) Ireland has shut down most of the major IT systems running…

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Schumer backs Sanders push on drug prices, lowering Medicare age

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said in an interview published Friday that he supports measures to allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices, as well as lowering…

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Nearly 46m Americans would be unable to afford quality healthcare in an emergency

A survey found nearly twice as many Black Americans as white Americans would be able to pay the costs of a sudden medical bill An…

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Tiny lab-grown thyroids hint at a new way to treat hypothyroidism

The thyroid, a small butterfly-shaped organ on the front of the throat, produces hormones that are vital for health — and, sadly, the same organ…

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‘More severe than war’: Health workers reflect on a year of COVID

A year into the pandemic, front-line health workers around the world share their experiences battling the coronavirus. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2021/3/10/frontline-healthcare-workers-around-the-world-covid Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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