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Debate Over Monkeypox Messaging Divides N.Y.C. Health Department

Debate Over Monkeypox Messaging Divides N.Y.C. Health Department

The spread of monkeypox has ignited a debate within the New York City Health Department...

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They Had Miscarriages, and New Abortion Laws Obstructed Treatment

They Had Miscarriages, and New Abortion Laws Obstructed...

Last year, a 35-year-old woman named Amanda, who lives in the Dallas-Fort Worth...

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What Pregnancy and Childbirth Do to the Bodies of Young Girls

What Pregnancy and Childbirth Do to the Bodies of Young...

After the account of a 10-year-old Ohio girl crossing state lines to get an abortion...

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A fourth Covid vaccine is cleared for use in the United States.

A fourth Covid vaccine is cleared for use in the United...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended on Tuesday that a newly...

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Soaring Overdose Rates in the Pandemic Reflected Widening Racial Disparities

Soaring Overdose Rates in the Pandemic Reflected Widening...

The pandemic’s devastating impact on drug overdose deaths in the United States hit...

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Women Face Risks as Doctors Struggle With Medical Exceptions on Abortion

Women Face Risks as Doctors Struggle With Medical Exceptions...

HOUSTON — Dr. Amanda Horton, an obstetrician who specializes in high-risk pregnancies,...

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F.D.A. Seeks Outside Review of Troubled Food and Tobacco Units

F.D.A. Seeks Outside Review of Troubled Food and Tobacco...

The Food and Drug Administration has commissioned a review of its food and tobacco...

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Biden Administration Is Elevating an H.H.S. Division to Oversee Pandemic Responses

Biden Administration Is Elevating an H.H.S. Division to...

The Biden administration is creating a new division within the Department of Health...

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Deep in a Covid Wave, Europe Counts Cases and Carries On

Deep in a Covid Wave, Europe Counts Cases and Carries On

ROME — Customers in the Rome bookstore paid no attention to the circular stickers...

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After Roe, Pregnant Women With Cancer Diagnoses May Face Wrenching Choices

After Roe, Pregnant Women With Cancer Diagnoses May Face...

In April of last year, Rachel Brown’s oncologist called with bad news — at age 36,...

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How the Coronavirus Steals the Sense of Smell

How the Coronavirus Steals the Sense of Smell

Few of Covid-19’s peculiarities have piqued as much interest as anosmia, the abrupt...

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Sacklers and Purdue Reach Settlement as Opioids Crisis Continues

Sacklers and Purdue Reach Settlement as Opioids Crisis...

After hundreds of hours of negotiations mediated by Judge Shelley Chapman of federal...

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Covid May Cause Changes in the Brain, New Study Finds

Covid May Cause Changes in the Brain, New Study Finds

Covid-19 may cause greater loss of gray matter and tissue damage in the brain than...

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The Synthetic Nicotine Loophole Fueling a Return to Teenage Vaping

The Synthetic Nicotine Loophole Fueling a Return to Teenage...

“Sometimes so many people are vaping in the bathrooms, it’s hard to do anything...

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Texas Youth Gender Clinic Closed Last Year Under Political Pressure

Texas Youth Gender Clinic Closed Last Year Under Political...

Some parents were angered by that explanation. “That doesn’t explain an awful lot...

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Masking Did Help Protect Children From Covid Last Fall, According to a C.D.C. Study

Masking Did Help Protect Children From Covid Last Fall,...

More and more American school districts have dropped mask mandates in recent weeks...