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Many monkeypox patients have trouble gaining access to the only available treatment, called Tpoxx. The problem could be quickly fixed, experts say. nyti.ms/3SyEzpj
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A shortage of monkeypox vaccine poses particular risks to men with H.I.V. and other immunocompromised people. Why? One shot may not be sufficiently protective. nyti.ms/3P7Q0RG
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In many parts of the U.S., women may soon be undertaking their own medication abortions. The process is usually safe, but experts say the fear of criminal charges may deter any who experience complications from seeking medical attention. nyti.ms/3bBZ83z
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At the peak of the Omicron wave, Covid killed Black Americans in rural areas at a rate roughly 34 percent higher than it did white people. nyti.ms/3zBPPIY
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Many monkeypox patients have trouble gaining access to the only available treatment, called Tpoxx. The problem could be quickly fixed, experts say. nyti.ms/3JD9aho
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A measure that would allow Medicare to negotiate for lower prices directly with drug manufacturers, which has been a hard-fought Democratic goal for 30 years, is on the verge of passage in Congress. nyti.ms/3A3Rok2
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“I’m clearing someone to fight today, 20 years from now he walks into my office and has C.T.E., he has Parkinson’s,” said one ringside physician. “Every doctor who works ringside should feel conflicted.” nyti.ms/3BKG7Xi
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The Biden administration on Thursday declared the growing monkeypox outbreak a national health emergency, a rare designation signaling that the virus now represents a significant risk to Americans nyti.ms/3JJFGP2
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Three carbon monoxide deaths at a resort in the Bahamas called attention to the dangers of the odorless gas. In the U.S., no state and few hotel brands require in-room carbon monoxide detectors, which can be purchased for as little as $30. nyti.ms/3BJQE53
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Bio-engineered vegan collagen has uses in cosmetics and other products -- but is that demand enough to maintain a company devoted to producing it? nyti.ms/3zDKdhk
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Once the bell sounds, every ringside physician is alone, charting a calculus of risk, harm and entertainment: “You cannot become a fan,” one said. “You stop it too late, and the damage is already done.” nyti.ms/3JA8Xvs
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Momentous occasions are not limited to weddings, graduations and first cars. Some older adults are finding ways to celebrate their own. nyti.ms/3dd8fZ0
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Dr. Oh occupies a singular place on the South Korean TV stage, combining celebrity with medical expertise. She has drawn millions of viewers dispensing advice on marriage and parenting. Her mantra: “There is no problem child, only problems in parenting.” nyti.ms/3A4uUiX
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Since its unveiling in 2020, the AlphaFold technology has helped scientists better understand the coronavirus, bolster the fight against gastroenteritis, malaria and Parkinson’s disease, and even improve the health of honeybees nyti.ms/3BNDhRj
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“We presume death is a thing, it is a state of being. Are there forms of death that are reversible? Or not?” nyti.ms/3A4fWJR
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“What scares me is a national experiment with the very low nicotine cigarette that is done without some testing in the real world,” said one researcher of the F.D.A.’s move toward drastically reducing nicotine levels. nyti.ms/3zGo027
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A shortage of monkeypox vaccine poses particular risks to men with H.I.V. and other immunocompromised people. Why? One shot may not be sufficiently protective. nyti.ms/3JBZ549
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“We did not know what to expect. Everything we restored was incredible to us.” nyti.ms/3JE2Upz
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In many parts of the U.S., women may soon be undertaking their own medication abortions. The process is usually safe, but experts say the fear of criminal charges may deter any who experience complications from seeking medical attention. nyti.ms/3C4RRUT
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The older we get, the fewer rites of passage we get to celebrate. nyti.ms/3zEphXp
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Millions of smokers could be forced to confront the agony of nicotine withdrawal as the F.D.A. weighs a drastic reduction in the addictive lure of cigarettes. nyti.ms/3bIPoo1
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“You may have a lot of people out there who may never have severe paralytic polio but could potentially be spreading it to others,” said Bryon Backenson, the director of the Bureau of Communicable Disease Control at the state health department. nyti.ms/3JD9aOq
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A new paper suggests that as little as two minutes of walking after a meal can help stabilize your blood sugar level. nyti.ms/3JFXLxs
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Vitamin B6 has been linked to changes in mental health, but does that mean you need a supplement? nyti.ms/3zGsHcg
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The pigs had been lying dead in the lab for an hour — no blood circulating, their hearts still, their brain waves flat. When researchers injected a solution called OrganEx into their bodies, their hearts beat and organ cells started to function again. nyti.ms/3A11JNQ
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Will taking more vitamin B6 improve your mental health? Experts weigh in. nyti.ms/3bE5aRg
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Ads for testosterone tests and treatments are all over web and airwaves promising to restore youthful vigor and virility. But do they work? And for whom? nyti.ms/3A4vT2J
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Conventional wisdom says that a 20-minute walk after eating is good for the digestion. A new study suggests it can be far less than that. nyti.ms/3dg68Uh
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Three carbon monoxide deaths at a resort in the Bahamas called attention to the dangers of the odorless gas. In the U.S., no state and few hotel brands require in-room carbon monoxide detectors, which can be purchased for as little as $30. nyti.ms/3BJY48t
The Biden administration on Thursday declared the growing monkeypox outbreak a national health emergency, a rare designation signaling that the virus now represents a significant risk to Americans nyti.ms/3QrN3g8
Many monkeypox patients have trouble gaining access to the only available treatment, called Tpoxx. The problem could be quickly fixed, experts say. nyti.ms/3BMKnWd
At the peak of the Omicron wave, Covid killed Black Americans in rural areas at a rate roughly 34 percent higher than it did white people. nyti.ms/3zXw7rl
Once the bell sounds, every ringside physician is alone, charting a calculus of risk, harm and entertainment: “You cannot become a fan,” one said. “You stop it too late, and the damage is already done.” nyti.ms/3QIfczN
Since its unveiling in 2020, the AlphaFold technology has helped scientists better understand the coronavirus, bolster the fight against gastroenteritis, malaria and Parkinson’s disease, and even improve the health of honeybees nyti.ms/3BPDzaw
“I’m clearing someone to fight today, 20 years from now he walks into my office and has C.T.E., he has Parkinson’s,” said one ringside physician. “Every doctor who works ringside should feel conflicted.” nyti.ms/3Qvhe6d
Women with unwanted pregnancies are procuring #abortion pills online, setting up virtual mailboxes in states where it is legal, or making day trips to Mexico where drugs are sold without prescriptions- then managing abortions discreetly in their homes. nytimes.com/2022/08/07/hea…
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Dr. Oh occupies a singular place on the South Korean TV stage, combining celebrity with medical expertise. She has drawn millions of viewers dispensing advice on marriage and parenting. Her mantra: “There is no problem child, only problems in parenting.” nyti.ms/3zwmzD6
“What scares me is a national experiment with the very low nicotine cigarette that is done without some testing in the real world,” said one researcher of the F.D.A.’s move toward drastically reducing nicotine levels. nyti.ms/3zDCgsv
Bio-engineered vegan collagen has uses in cosmetics and other products -- but is that demand enough to maintain a company devoted to producing it? nyti.ms/3zvNwac
A measure that would allow Medicare to negotiate for lower prices directly with drug manufacturers, which has been a hard-fought Democratic goal for 30 years, is on the verge of passage in Congress. nyti.ms/3QmEp2k
A shortage of monkeypox vaccine poses particular risks to men with H.I.V. and other immunocompromised people. Why? One shot may not be sufficiently protective. nyti.ms/3QsQP8K
“We presume death is a thing, it is a state of being. Are there forms of death that are reversible? Or not?” nyti.ms/3QnZeKP
“We did not know what to expect. Everything we restored was incredible to us.” nyti.ms/3QrTa3S
Momentous occasions are not limited to weddings, graduations and first cars. Some older adults are finding ways to celebrate their own. nyti.ms/3BKDyEH
Millions of smokers could be forced to confront the agony of nicotine withdrawal as the F.D.A. weighs a drastic reduction in the addictive lure of cigarettes. nyti.ms/3bFlm4v
The older we get, the fewer rites of passage we get to celebrate. nyti.ms/3QsQRNU
Ads for testosterone tests and treatments are all over web and airwaves promising to restore youthful vigor and virility. But do they work? And for whom? nyti.ms/3bwWj3S
“You may have a lot of people out there who may never have severe paralytic polio but could potentially be spreading it to others,” said Bryon Backenson, the director of the Bureau of Communicable Disease Control at the state health department. nyti.ms/3QsQUJA
Conventional wisdom says that a 20-minute walk after eating is good for the digestion. A new study suggests it can be far less than that. nyti.ms/3oWY8tU
A new paper suggests that as little as two minutes of walking after a meal can help stabilize your blood sugar level. nyti.ms/3bz3iZS
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