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Omicron surge is undermining care for other health problems

Roger Strukhoff was being treated for intestinal bleeding at a hospital outside Chicago this month when he suffered a mild…

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Study: Drug-resistant bacteria kill 1.2 million globally

“Superbugs” have joined the ranks of the world’s leading infectious disease killers By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer January 20,…

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Thai health ministry proposes easing rules on cannabis use

Thailand, which in 2020 became the first Southeast Asian nation to decriminalize the production and use of marijuana for medicinal…

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Planned Parenthood sues to stop South Dakota abortion rule

Planned Parenthood is suing the state of South Dakota to stop new rule for medical abortions that would make the…

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Hospital: Poor health only criteria for pig heart transplant

A Maryland hospital is defending its decision to transplant a pig’s heart into a dying man following reports that the…

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After COVID-19 diagnosis, WVa governor’s health is improving

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says his health is improving  two days after he was diagnosed with COVID-19 By JOHN…

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COVID-19 pill rollout stymied by shortages as omicron rages

WASHINGTON — Two brand-new COVID-19 pills that were supposed to be an important weapon against the pandemic in the U.S.…

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Africa CDC in talks with Pfizer for COVID treatment pill

The director of Africa’s Centers for Disease Control says the organization is talking to Pfizer about bringing its COVID-19 treatment…

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South Korea gets first supply of Pfizer’s COVID-19 pills

South Korea has received its first supply of Pfizer’s antiviral COVID-19 pills to treat patients with mild or moderate symptoms…

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Medicare limits coverage of $28,000-a-year Alzheimer’s drug

WASHINGTON — Medicare said Tuesday it will limit coverage of a $28,000-a-year Alzheimer’s drug whose benefits have been widely questioned,…

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