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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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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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‘Everybody Should Be Concerned’ About Monkeypox, Biden Warns

President Biden raised the alarm on Sunday about monkeypox, a viral infection fast spreading around the world, and warned that the disease, which can be spread as easily through handling a contaminated object, is something “that everybody should be concerned about.” Monkeypox, rarely seen outside Africa, has been found in recent weeks in Europe and …

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‘I Want to Reset My Brain’: Female Veterans Turn to Psychedelic Therapy

TIJUANA, Mexico – Plumes of incense swirled through the dimly lit living room as seven women took turns explaining what drove them to sign up for a weekend of psychedelic therapy at a villa in northern Mexico with sweeping ocean views. A former US Marine said she hoped to connect with the spirit of her …

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CDC’s Pandemic Team Will Surrender Some Responsibilities

Just weeks after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began a comprehensive internal review with an eye toward restructuring, the agency’s director announced on Friday that the team that coordinated the national response to the Covid-19 pandemic would return some of its functions to other departments . But the so-called Incident Management Structure, initially …

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Lawmakers Grill FDA Chief on Baby Formula Oversight Amid Shortages

House lawmakers hammered Dr. Robert Califf, the head of the Food and Drug Administration, during a budget hearing on Thursday over the agency’s handling of the infant formula shortage exasperating families across the nation. His appearance before a House subcommittee occurred just a day after President Biden invoked the Defense Production Act and authorized the …

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