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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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Abbott BinaxNOW Detects Most Infectious Omicron Cases, Study Suggests

Abbott BinaxNOW Detects Most Infectious Omicron Cases,...

The Abbott BinaxNOW, a widely used at-home coronavirus test, can detect most people...

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U.S. Officials Defend Omicron Response at Senate Hearing

U.S. Officials Defend Omicron Response at Senate Hearing

WASHINGTON — Top federal health officials on Tuesday defended the Biden administration’s...

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At-Home Coronavirus Tests Are Inaccessible to Blind People

At-Home Coronavirus Tests Are Inaccessible to Blind People

Ms. Charlson has worked with health agencies to create more walk-up test site options,...

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California Hospitals Find Omicron Causes Fewer Hospitalizations, Shorter Stays

California Hospitals Find Omicron Causes Fewer Hospitalizations,...

A new study of nearly 70,000 Covid patients in California demonstrates that Omicron...

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What is Neurofeedback Therapy And Can it Help With Mental Health?

What is Neurofeedback Therapy And Can it Help With Mental...

Some companies skip the practitioner entirely by selling pricey neurofeedback devices...

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What Does It Mean to Be ‘Fully Vaccinated’ Against Covid-19?

What Does It Mean to Be ‘Fully Vaccinated’ Against Covid-19?

As evidence grows that the Delta and Omicron variants of the coronavirus are causing...

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C.D.C. Shortens Covid Isolation Period for Health Care Workers

C.D.C. Shortens Covid Isolation Period for Health Care...

Given that health care workers are tested frequently, are largely vaccinated, and...

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Biden Promised 500 Million Tests, but Americans Will Have to Wait

Biden Promised 500 Million Tests, but Americans Will Have...

WASHINGTON — President Biden promised Americans he is making 500 million coronavirus...

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How a Hearing Test for Babies Has Paid Off for a Big Medical Provider

How a Hearing Test for Babies Has Paid Off for a Big Medical...

After Christine Malik gave birth to her first daughter three years ago, a clinician...

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Family in Nigeria Lost 3 Daughters to Sickle Cell. Can They Save a Fourth?

Family in Nigeria Lost 3 Daughters to Sickle Cell. Can...

KANO, Nigeria — The hip pain from sickle cell disease was so intense that Sadiya...

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Hospitals Scramble as Antibody Treatments Fail Against Omicron

Hospitals Scramble as Antibody Treatments Fail Against...

Hospitals, drug companies and Biden administration officials are racing to address...

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The E.R.A. Test Claims to Boost I.V.F. Success. The Science Is Unclear.

The E.R.A. Test Claims to Boost I.V.F. Success. The Science...

For patients undergoing in vitro fertilization, there is a common test to help determine...

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‘Schizophrenia’ Still Carries a Stigma. Will Changing the Name Help?

‘Schizophrenia’ Still Carries a Stigma. Will Changing the...

For example, he said, suppose a teenage patient goes to the doctor with telltale...

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Biogen Slashes Price of Alzheimer’s Drug Aduhelm, as It Faces Obstacles

Biogen Slashes Price of Alzheimer’s Drug Aduhelm, as It...

Biogen slashed the price of its controversial new Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm on Monday...

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Novavax’s Covid Vaccine Is Authorized in Europe

Novavax’s Covid Vaccine Is Authorized in Europe

The European Commission on Monday authorized a Covid-19 vaccine made by Novavax,...