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FDA Considering New Approach to Blood Donation by Gay and …

Web15 hours ago · Nov. 30, 2022, 4:23 p.m. ET. The Food and Drug Administration is considering a more individualized strategy for screening gay and bisexual men for blood …

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Deaths From Substance Abuse Rose Sharply Among Older …

Web17 hours ago · Nov. 30, 2022, 2:02 p.m. ET. Deaths due to substance abuse, particularly of alcohol and opioids, rose sharply among older Americans in 2020, the first year of the …

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Alzheimer’s Drug May Benefit Some Patients, New Data Shows

Web1 day ago · By Pam Belluck. Nov. 29, 2022. The hotly anticipated results of a clinical trial of an experimental Alzheimer’s drug suggest that the treatment slowed cognitive decline …

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One Step Closer to a Universal Flu Vaccine

Web2 days ago · Nov. 29, 2022, 5:00 a.m. ET. Imagine a single dose of vaccine that prepares your body to fight every known strain of influenza — a so-called universal flu vaccine …

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New Yorkers Debate Mayor’s Approach to Mentally Ill

Web14 hours ago · Nov. 30, 2022, 4:55 p.m. ET. Many New Yorkers agree that the city must do more to help people with severe mental illness who can be seen wandering the streets …

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NYC Will Hospitalize Mentally Ill People Involuntarily

Web1 day ago · The man, Martial Simon, became an emblem of a broken system and prompted hearings by the state’s attorney general and a scramble across the city’s public health …

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WHO Lists Top Fungi Health Threats

WebW.H.O. Lists Top Fungal Health Threats. The pathogens cause infections that kill millions of people each year and often go undiagnosed. Even when identified, a …

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A Public Health Success Story

WebOct. 4, 2022, 6:44 a.m. ET. The Covid mass vaccination program in the U.S. began on Dec. 14, 2020, when a nurse at a hospital in Queens, N.Y., received a shot on …

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Half the World Has a Clitoris. Why Don’t Doctors Study It

WebAmong women visiting Dr. Goldstein’s clinic, nearly 1 in 4 had clitoral adhesions, which occur when the hood of the clitoris sticks to the glans and can lead to …

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Medical Care Alone Won’t Halt the Spread of Diabetes, Scientists Say

WebOct. 5, 2022. Over the past 50 years, medical advances have led to a more sophisticated understanding of the causes of Type 2 diabetes and to an abundance of …

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Mpox: WHO Renames Monkeypox Citing Racial Stigma

Web2 days ago · By Andrew Jacobs. Nov. 28, 2022, 11:58 a.m. ET. The World Health Organization, responding to complaints that the word monkeypox conjures up racist …

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Health Panel Recommends Screening All Kids 8 and Up for Anxiety

WebBy Catherine Pearson. Oct. 11, 2022, 1:29 p.m. ET. A panel of medical experts on Tuesday recommended for the first time that primary care doctors screen all …

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Organ Donations Rise Around Motorcycle Rallies

Web2 days ago · Organ Donations Spike Around Motorcycle Rallies. A new study suggests a link between the large gatherings and a higher number of transplants after traffic crashes. …

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Can This Man Stop Lying

Web2 days ago · For Vironika Wilde, 34, a writer whose first-person account is referenced in the book, it was possible to stop. She started lying as a teenager, a “chubby immigrant girl …

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Masks Cut Covid Spread in Schools, Study Finds

WebBy Roni Caryn Rabin. Nov. 10, 2022, 5:00 a.m. ET. Masks have been a cultural flash point since the start of the pandemic, and mask mandates in schools have …

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Did the Pandemic Change Your Personality

WebAngelina Sutin, the paper’s lead author and a professor at Florida State University, said the study results showed that on average, personality was altered during …

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Opinion How to Talk to a Widow

WebBy ages 65 to 74, about 24 percent of Black Americans are widowed, compared with about 15 percent of white ones. Not all widows suffer their loss. For …

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Brain Stimulation Could Limit the Urge to Binge Eat, Study Says

WebThe pilot study, funded by the National Institutes of Health and published earlier this year in the journal Nature Medicine, involves two women and will be …

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Alcohol Deaths Claim Lives of Working-Age Americans

WebNov. 1, 2022, 11:17 a.m. ET. An estimated one in eight deaths of Americans ages 20 to 64 in the years 2015-19 was the result of injuries or illness caused by …

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Expect Higher Health Insurance Premiums, but Not a Lot Higher

WebWorkers on average pay more than a quarter of the cost of health insurance premiums, with employers paying the rest. This year, the average annual premium for …

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Opinion Mental Health in America Today

WebMental Health in America Today. Readers discuss recovered memories of abuse, community-based care, politics and more. Oct. 29, 2022, 11:05 a.m. ET. To the …

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Herschel Walker Calls His Mental Illness Cured. Experts Say It’s Not …

WebMost patients manage dissociative identity disorder, according to experts, rather than cure it. Herschel Walker, the G.O.P. Senate candidate in Georgia, says he …

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Which to Choose: Medicare or Medicare Advantage

WebFirst, most stand-alone plans have a deductible: $505 in 2023. You pay that amount out of pocket before coverage kicks in. Then, a Part D plan, either stand-alone or …

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Opinion How ‘Instagram Therapy’ Creates a Moral Vortex

WebIncreased awareness of the importance of mental health is no bad thing, especially in the aftermath of a punishing pandemic. But in many cases, the prevalence …

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Meeting the Mental Health Challenge in School and at Home

WebIn 2019, the C.D.C. reported that the percentage of high school students with persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness was nearly 40 percent, up from 26 …

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