After Fetterman’s Stroke, Doctors Look at Senate Campaign Prospects

After Fetterman’s Stroke, Doctors Look at Senate Campaign Prospects

What really is the prognosis for John Fetterman, the Democratic Senate nominee from Pennsylvania who had a stroke on May 13? The 52-year-old lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania clinched his parties nomination just a few days later, setting up one of the most consequential Senate contests of the midterm elections. But urgent medical questions remain. He …

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As the French Open Begins, the War in Ukraine Roils the Locker Room

As the French Open Begins, the War in Ukraine Roils the Locker Room

PARIS – The idea by the men’s and women’s tennis tours was to take a strong stand against Wimbledon’s decision to keep out players from Russia and Belarus, then let tennis and competition move the conversation away from politics and the invasion of Ukraine. It has not worked out that way. On Monday, the second …

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For Some Parkinson’s Patients, Boxing Can Be Therapy

For Some Parkinson’s Patients, Boxing Can Be Therapy

For Cheryl Karian, a 72-year-old retired physician assistant, boxing is medicine. Ms. Karian, whose Parkinson’s disease was diagnosed in 2020, does not compete or spar, but every Tuesday and Thursday, she trains for an hour at Main Street Boxing and Muay Thai in downtown Houston. Before her diagnosis, Ms. Karian ran, played tennis and worked …

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Pfizer Says Strong Response From 3 Covid Shots in Young Children

Pfizer and BioNTech said on Monday that preliminary findings of a clinical trial of children younger than five showed three doses of their coronavirus vaccine produced a strong enough immune response to meet the criteria for regulatory authorization. In a news release, the companies announced results from a subset of a trial of 1,678 children …

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Long Covid Symptoms and Treatment: What We Know So Far

Among the many confounding aspects of the coronavirus is the spectrum of possible symptoms, as well as their severity and duration. Some people develop mild illness and recover quickly, with no lasting effects. But studies estimate that 10 to 30 percent of people report persistent or new medical issues months after their initial coronavirus infections …

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