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As Covid cases rise, officials plead for more funding

Covid rising in the U.S.: Biden administration officials are warning they need more money from Congress to buy vaccines, treatments and tests for anticipated fall…

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Getting abortion pills by mail is already more complicated than it might seem

Most states have at least one restriction on medication abortion beyond the FDA rules. Overturning Roe v. Wade would further limit access. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/getting-abortion-pills-mail-already-complicated-might-seem-rcna28420 Droolin’…

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Warren floats executive actions for Biden admin to lower drug prices

The last effort to pass major prescription drug pricing reform was last year, before the measure stalled in the Senate. Source: https://www.politico.com/minutes/congress/04-25-2022/warrens-letter/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Oklahoma governor signs bill making nearly all abortions illegal

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) on Tuesday signed into law a bill that makes providing an abortion a felony. Driving the news: The legislation bans…

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Texas woman faces murder charge for alleged “self-induced abortion”

Authorities in Texas say they’ve charged a 26-year-old woman with murder for allegedly causing “the death of an individual by self-induced abortion,” AP reports. Driving…

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Alabama passes bill criminalizing medical care for transgender youth

Bill would make it a felony to provide medical care including hormone treatment and puberty blockers to minors Alabama lawmakers have passed a bill that…

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All the Health Insurance Words You Need to Know But Were Too Embarrassed to Ask About

Whether your health insurance is offered to you by an employer or you get it through the Affordable Care Act marketplace, most plans use the…

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How Three Women in a Truck Are Trying to Fix Rural Mississippi’s Health Woes

INDIANOLA, Miss. — On a humid day in late September, a box truck with images of people and trees decorating the cargo trailer was parked…

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People in the U.S. can now order 4 more free Covid tests online

The Biden administration is sending out another round of free at-home Covid-19 antigen tests via COVIDtests.gov. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/people-us-can-order-four-free-covid-tests-online-rcna19018 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Ukraine’s medical needs grow dire

Kids too sick to leave Okhmatdyt Children’s Hospital in Kyiv have been sheltering in beds and on mattresses in the hospital basement this week amid…

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Nowhere is safe: Record number of patients contracted Covid in the hospital in January

More than 3,000 hospitalized patients each week in January had caught Covid sometime during their stay, more than any point of the pandemic, according to…

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How to fight the next new Covid variant

Maybe omicron will help bring us to that fabled “endemic” state. But we’re still thinking small when we should be thinking big. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/how-fight-next-new-covid-variant-after-omicron-plan-it-ncna1288649 Droolin’…

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GoFundMe Campaigns for Medical Bills Almost Never Work, Study Finds

New research this week affirms the grim reality of medical crowdfunding. The study found that few GoFundMe campaigns over a five-year span raised enough money…

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Universal healthcare bill in California fails to pass state legislature

A bill in the California state legislature that would have created a system to provide universal healthcare failed to pass on Monday after Democrats were…

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Does Covid-19 Trigger Diabetes in Children? Here’s What the Research Shows So Far

Research out this week is the latest to suggest that covid-19 may be linked to a higher risk of type 1 diabetes in children. The…

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California proposal would let older kids get vaccines without parental consent

The first bill out of California’s newly formed vaccine caucus would allow children 12 and older to receive vaccinations without their parents’ consent. “With Covid,…

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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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National blood crisis reignites calls for FDA to end gay donor restrictions

Amid a national blood shortage, lawmakers and LGBTQ advocates are calling on the FDA to ease donor restrictions on gay and bisexual men. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-politics-and-policy/national-blood-crisis-reignites-calls-fda-end-gay-donor-restrictions-rcna11918…

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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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Covid hospitalizations among US children soar as schools under pressure

Average of 672 children being hospitalized every day in the US as of 2 January, fueled by the Omicron variant and the holidays Covid-19 hospitalizations…

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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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Many surprise medical bills are now illegal

Effective today, federal law bans many types of out-of-network medical bills and puts the onus on doctors and health insurance companies to resolve their payment…

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