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Washington

Pandemic boosted heart-related deaths sixfold, says top Africa health insurer

Africa’s biggest health insurer said the number of heart-related deaths rose more than sixfold during the COVID-19 pandemic among the…

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Los Angeles

“What they’ve done is extremely evil”: Pennsylvania hospital shutdown spurs questions about private equity in health care:

After a car accident last month, Latifa Dixon, a mother of two, arrived at the emergency room at Delaware County…

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Dallas

Why Is It So Hard to Find a Primary Care Doctor Right Now?

Just as I finally found a primary care doctor I liked and settled into an annual checkup routine, I was shocked to…

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Atlanta

Patients could feel pinch as health plans seek to offload pricey prescription costs

Anna Sutton was shocked when she received a letter from her husband’s job-based health plan stating that Humira, an expensive…

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Entertainment

Ashton Kutcher Tears Up Recalling Twin Brother’s Near-Death Experience

Ashton Kutcher got emotional while speaking about both his own recent health scare and his twin brother Michael‘s lifelong struggles…

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Entertainment

Woman Who Previously Identified As Nonbinary Sues Doctors Who Removed Her Breasts Without Adequate Mental Health Assessment

Camille Kiefel, a 32-year-old woman who previously identified as nonbinary, is suing the medical team that approved her 2020 mastectomy.…

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New York

Troubling Virus Trend in NY, NJ Kids Stokes Calls for Fed Action as Hospitals Brace

An unusually strong wave of RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, is prompting calls for a federal action plan as pediatric…

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New York

What’s New With the Flu? Here Are 7 Things to Know

Don’t call it a comeback if it was never really gone, but the flu is poised for a breakout year.…

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New York

Billie Boggs, mental health and homelessness

At the center of the raging and now national debate ignited by Mayor Adams’ plan to involuntarily hospitalize unhoused people…

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Technology

Boston- and London-based Zoe, a nutrition and health tracking app, raised £25M led by Accomplice at a £209M valuation, after closing a £48M Series B in May 2021 (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch: Boston- and London-based Zoe, a nutrition and health tracking app, raised £25M led by Accomplice at…

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