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With Mask Restrictions Set to Lift, a Haze of Uncertainty Lingers

With Mask Restrictions Set to Lift, a Haze of Uncertainty...

As the Omicron surge begins to recede in many regions of the country, the governors...

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FDA Panel Rejects Lilly’s Cancer Drug Tested Only in China

FDA Panel Rejects Lilly’s Cancer Drug Tested Only in China

The agency has long had strict rules about approving drugs that were tested solely...

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F.D.A. Delays Review of Pfizer’s Covid Vaccine for Children Under 5

F.D.A. Delays Review of Pfizer’s Covid Vaccine for Children...

Norman W. Baylor, a former director of the F.D.A.’s vaccines office, said the agency...

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F.D.A. Clears Monoclonal Antibody Drug From Eli Lilly

F.D.A. Clears Monoclonal Antibody Drug From Eli Lilly

With Covid treatments still in short supply in the United States, the Food and Drug...

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Bob Saget’s Autopsy Report Describes Severe Skull Fractures

Bob Saget’s Autopsy Report Describes Severe Skull Fractures

Some neurosurgeons said that it would be unusual for a typical fall to cause Mr....

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Abortion Opponents Hear a ‘Heartbeat.’ Most Experts Hear Something Else.

Abortion Opponents Hear a ‘Heartbeat.’ Most Experts Hear...

The Texas law banning abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy is based on a...

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Doctors Debate Whether Trans Teens Need Therapy Before Hormones

Doctors Debate Whether Trans Teens Need Therapy Before...

But other trans health specialists are concerned by the sharp increase in adolescents...

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Epstein-Barr Virus May Play Role in Multiple Sclerosis Development

Epstein-Barr Virus May Play Role in Multiple Sclerosis...

For decades, researchers have suspected that people infected with an exceedingly...

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Patient in Groundbreaking Pig Heart Transplant Has a Criminal Record

Patient in Groundbreaking Pig Heart Transplant Has a Criminal...

An ailing Maryland man who received a pig’s heart last week in a pioneering transplant...

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For Coronavirus Testing, the Nose May Not Always Be Best

For Coronavirus Testing, the Nose May Not Always Be Best

The complications Saliva also has trade-offs. While the virus appears to build up...

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Martin Shkreli Barred From Drug Industry and Must Repay $64.6 Million

Martin Shkreli Barred From Drug Industry and Must Repay...

Martin Shkreli, the former pharmaceutical executive best known for unapologetically...

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Cloth Masks Do Not Protect Against Virus as Effectively as Others, C.D.C. Says

Cloth Masks Do Not Protect Against Virus as Effectively...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday clarified its stance on...

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When Dementia Strikes at an Early Age

When Dementia Strikes at an Early Age

In frontotemporal dementia, portions of the brain that lie behind the forehead and...

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In South Africa, Success Against H.I.V. Offers Hope

In South Africa, Success Against H.I.V. Offers Hope

Back then, I reported from villages in Eswatini, then known as Swaziland, where...

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Omicron Doesn't Infect the Lungs Very Well, Animal Studies Find

Omicron Doesn't Infect the Lungs Very Well, Animal...

A spate of new studies on lab animals and human tissues are providing the first...

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Older Americans Still Need Their Flu Vaccine, Experts Say

Older Americans Still Need Their Flu Vaccine, Experts Say

This season’s dominant H3N2 strain, he added, poses “a particular threat to older...