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‘Forever chemicals’ detected in all umbilical cord blood in 40 studies

Studies collectively examined nearly 30,000 samples over the past five years in ‘disturbing’ findings Toxic PFAS chemicals were detected in every umbilical cord blood sample…

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1 in 5 households has medical debt. That includes people with private insurance.

Medical debt is leaving many people in the U.S. unable to afford groceries or pay their mortgages, even among the insured, research published Friday has…

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How, where and when to get updated Covid booster shots targeting BA.5

The CDC has recommended updated Covid booster shots from Pfizer and Moderna. The shots target the original virus and omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5. Source:…

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Promising cancer treatment can save lives. Rural Americans don’t have easy access to it.

Suzanne BeHanna initially turned down an experimental but potentially lifesaving cancer treatment. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/cancer/lifesaving-cancer-treatment-reach-rural-people-rcna44281 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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HIPPA faces test in new abortion reality

Doctors are weighing the legal risks of turning over ultrasounds and other personal health records if prosecutors or law enforcement demand the information to enforce…

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Major test of first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins

Lyme disease is a growing problem, with cases rising and warming weather helping ticks expand their habitat. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/8/9/major-test-of-first-possible-lyme-vaccine-in-20-years-begins Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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California and Illinois declare monkeypox emergencies

California and Illinois on Monday declared health emergencies in their states regarding the monkeypox virus. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/california-illinois-declare-monkeypox-emergencies-rcna41065 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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State of California to brand its own low-cost insulin

As manufacturing trends have progressed from offshoring to nearshoring to onshoring, California seeks to go a step further with manufacturing low-cost biosimilar insulin with the…

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Report: The US organ transplant network is failing desperate patients

The US network that matches donated kidneys, livers and hearts with desperate patients has serious issues and “needs to be vastly restructured,” according to a…

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World’s first HIV-positive to HIV-positive heart transplant performed at NYC hospital

World’s first HIV-positive to HIV-positive heart transplant performed at NYC hospital Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/worlds-first-hiv-positive-hiv-positive-heart-transplant-performed-nyc-rcna40797 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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New York raises monkeypox alarm, San Francisco declares emergency

Authorities say the declarations will help the government to mobilise resources. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/7/29/new-york-raises-monkeypox-alarm-san-francisco-declares-emergency Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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Moderna says updated vaccine works better against omicron variant

Moderna on Wednesday said that a new version of its vaccine provided a superior immune response against the COVID-19 omicron variant, making it the lead…

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DeSantis moves to ban transition care for transgender youths, Medicaid recipients

Florida Gov. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/desantis-moves-ban-transition-care-transgender-youth-medicaid-recipien-rcna31736 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Marc Caputo

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Experimental Gene Treatment May Have Helped Shrink a Woman’s Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

In new research this week, an experimental treatment seems to have helped beat back a woman’s advanced pancreatic cancer. The woman’s tumors have since substantially…

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Sliding to mild? Nope—omicron BA.2 caused worse COVID symptoms than BA.1

Enlarge (credit: Getty | Xinhua News Agency) Despite early suggestions that the omicron coronavirus subvariant BA.1 would be mild, a massive wave of infections in…

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Sixth child in US dies of unexplained hepatitis as global cases top 600

Enlarge / Liver lesions in patient with chronic active hepatitis C. (credit: Getty | BSIP) A sixth child has died in the United States from…

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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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New clue about why Covid is deadlier for men: Estrogen may play a protective role

Women who received hormone replacement therapy after getting Covid had a lower overall mortality rate than women who didn’t, a study found. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/estrogen-may-play-role-covid-less-deadly-women-rcna29287 Droolin’…

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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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Man who received landmark pig heart transplant died of pig virus, surgeon says

David Bennett died two months after groundbreaking surgery in which a genetically modified pig’s heart was transplanted into him The 57-year old patient who survived…

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Moderna seeks emergency authorization for COVID-19 vaccine in young children

Moderna on Thursday submitted a request to the FDA for emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine in children 6 months to under 6 years…

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Global mystery hepatitis outbreak spreads to Asia and Canada

Japan reports child with acute liver disease of unknown origin, and Canada investigating similar cases, with nearly 200 now recorded worldwide A mysterious liver disease…

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