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President Biden to end COVID-19 emergencies on May 11

Then-President Donald Trump’s Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar first declared a public health emergency on Jan. 31, 2020, and Trump later declared the COVID-19 pandemic a national emergenc y that March. The emergencies have been repeatedly extended by Biden since he took office in January 2021, and are set to expire in the coming

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Thai official: No plans to void Pfizer COVID vaccine contract

(Just Now) Web21 hours ago · CLAIM: Thailand is canceling its COVID-19 vaccine contract with Pfizer after its princess fell into a coma following a booster shot. AP’S ASSESSMENT: False. There …

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Toxic gases connected to Ohio train derailment cause concern

(2 days ago) Web12 hours ago · Phosgene is a highly toxic, colorless gas with a strong odor that can cause vomiting and breathing trouble and was used as a weapon in World War I. Phosgene is …

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West Virginia House OKs bill to encourage more birth centers

(8 days ago) Web23 hours ago · The purpose is to regulate the health care market to discourage unnecessary duplication of services. However, some lawmakers and advocates have …

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New Hampshire considers mental health days for students AP News

(1 days ago) Web22 hours ago · CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A woman whose teenage son died by suicide in 2017 urged New Hampshire lawmakers Tuesday to pass legislation allowing …

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Trudeau says Canadian health care isn't living up to promise

(1 days ago) Web19 hours ago · TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that Canada’s health care system isn’t living up to its promise, and he plans to add …

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Jessica Pegula reveals her mother Kim Pegula's health crisis

(1 days ago) Web1 day ago · FILE - Buffalo Bills co-owner Kim Pegula stands on the field before an NFL football game, in Arlington, Texas, on Nov. 28, 2019. Pro tennis player Jessica Pegula …

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Evers appoints former Milwaukee health leader to head DHS

(1 days ago) Web2 days ago · MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers on Monday appointed the former public health leader in Milwaukee as secretary of the state Department of Health …

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Maternal deaths and disparities increase in Mississippi AP News

(1 days ago) WebAt a Jan. 13 legislative hearing, Edney said the state doesn’t have the medical workforce to address a wide range of poor health outcomes. Mississippi has the …

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ALS patients contend with $158K price tag on new drug AP News

(1 days ago) WebThe issues surrounding Relyvrio’s price highlight industry practices that have long been blamed for driving up U.S. health costs: drugmakers can patent new …

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Top US official urges WHO to address sexual misconduct

(1 days ago) WebLONDON (AP) — A top U.S. health official urged the World Health Organization to address allegations first reported by The Associated Press that one of its …

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FAO: Rising prices, food insecurity add to ranks of hungry

(1 days ago) WebThe FAO’s Food Price Index has risen in the past several years, hitting a record in March 2022. It fell back as commodity prices declined somewhat later in the …

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FDA declines to regulate CBD; calls on Congress for fix AP News

(1 days ago) WebFILE - CBD wax is displayed at a shop in Sunset Hills, Mo., on June 27, 2019. The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday, jan. 26, 2023, there are too …

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Nurses ratify contracts after strike at two NYC hospitals

(1 days ago) WebJanuary 24, 2023. NEW YORK (AP) — Nurses who went on strike at two major New York City hospitals this month have ratified the contracts that were hammered …

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Pfizer's Paxlovid not included in China's national insurance

(1 days ago) WebHealth care policymakers can leverage bulk purchases to lower prices in negotiations with pharmaceutical companies that, in turn, can net a steady source of …

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Doctor: Health care access ‘scary’ in parts of Mississippi

(1 days ago) WebDr. Daniel Edney, who leads the Mississippi State Department of Health, told lawmakers Thursday that the state health department is short 150 nurses and low …

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In new role, Sanders demands answers from Starbucks' Schultz

(1 days ago) Web1 hour ago · WASHINGTON (AP) — As Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders settles into his new role as chairman of the Senate committee that oversees health and labor issues, he …

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J&J subsidiary to pay $9.75M to resolve kickback allegations

(1 days ago) WebFILE - The Johnson & Johnson logo appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on July 12, 2021, in New York. A subsidiary of the …

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Blue Cross NC appeals loss of state worker contract to Aetna

(1 days ago) WebThe State Health Plan anticipated paying $79 million in administrative expenses to Blue Cross during 2022 as part of the current third-party contract. Folwell’s …

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WHO appeals to China to release more COVID-19 information

(1 days ago) WebA health official said the “national emergency peak has passed” based on an 83% decline in the daily number of people going to fever clinics from a Dec. 23 high. The …

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Mississippi nursing schools turn away students amid shortage

(1 days ago) WebBy MICHAEL GOLDBERG January 17, 2023. JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Amid a nursing shortage that is worsening poor health outcomes in Mississippi, nursing …

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Polar bear in fatal Alaska attack was in poor health AP News

(1 days ago) Web1 day ago · The results of her analysis, which were released Monday but initially were dated Feb. 3, indicate the bear was an adult male, probably older and in poor physical health. …

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Fake nursing diploma scheme in Florida; 25 arrested AP News

(1 days ago) WebUnited States Attorney Markenzy Lapointe speaks to the media about a network of nursing school operators, centered in South Florida, who allowed students to …

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Danish queen to undergo 'major back surgery' AP News

(1 days ago) Web4 hours ago · COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II, whose half-century reign makes her Europe’s longest-serving monarch, will undergo “major …

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