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Biden budget seeks more for schools, health care and housing Democratic Senate Medicaid Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Department of Health and Human Services

Biden budget seeks more for schools, health care and housing Democratic Senate Medicaid Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Department of Health and Human Services

Biden budget seeks more for schools, health care and housing Democratic Senate Medicaid Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Department of Health and Human Services Biden budget seeks more for schools, health care and housing Democratic Senate Medicaid Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Department of Health and Human Services President Joe Biden released a $1.5 trillion wish list for …

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Is ‘Femtech’ the Next Big Thing in Health Care?

Is ‘Femtech’ the Next Big Thing in Health Care?

Is ‘Femtech’ the Next Big Thing in Health Care? Is ‘Femtech’ the Next Big Thing in Health Care? Clue allows women to do exactly that with a few taps on their smartphone. Today, the company has a lot of competition in the period- and fertility-tracking area. And plenty of other women-specific tools have come onto the market. Elvie, a London-based …

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How Health Care Became the Big Industry in Steel City

How Health Care Became the Big Industry in Steel City

How Health Care Became the Big Industry in Steel City How Health Care Became the Big Industry in Steel City Bad times for American labor have also meant boom times for a certain strain of American nostalgia. According to a well-worn narrative, the postwar era was an idyll of heavy industry and stable union jobs; a family with 2.5 children …

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Navalny Declares a Hunger Strike in Prison Over Medical Care

Navalny Declares a Hunger Strike in Prison Over Medical Care

Navalny Declares a Hunger Strike in Prison Over Medical Care Navalny Declares a Hunger Strike in Prison Over Medical Care MOSCOW — Aleksei A. Navalny, the imprisoned Russian opposition leader, declared a hunger strike on Wednesday in protest over what he said was prison officials’ failure to provide him with proper medical care for severe pain in his back and …

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Italy Pushes Back as Health Care Workers Shun Covid Vaccines

Italy Pushes Back as Health Care Workers Shun Covid Vaccines

Italy Pushes Back as Health Care Workers Shun Covid Vaccines Italy Pushes Back as Health Care Workers Shun Covid Vaccines ROME — Giulio Macciò tested negative for the coronavirus and spent weeks receiving treatment for emphysema in a sealed-off hospital under the care of doctors and lung specialists — and a nurse who had refused to be vaccinated. On March 11, …

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If You Care About Privacy, It’s Time to Try a New Web Browser

If You Care About Privacy, It’s Time to Try a New Web Browser

If You Care About Privacy, It’s Time to Try a New Web Browser If You Care About Privacy, It’s Time to Try a New Web Browser Meet the private browsers Firefox Focus, DuckDuckGo and Brave are all similar, but with some important differences. Firefox Focus, available only for mobile devices like iPhones and Android smartphones, is bare-bones. You punch in …

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Health Care Workers on the Frontline Face a Year of Risk, Fear and Loss

Health Care Workers on the Frontline Face a Year of Risk, Fear and Loss

Health Care Workers on the Frontline Face a Year of Risk, Fear and Loss Health Care Workers on the Frontline Face a Year of Risk, Fear and Loss Gabrielle Dawn Luna sees her father in every patient she treats. As an emergency room nurse in the same hospital where her father lay dying of Covid last March, Ms. Luna knows …

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Can Long-Term Care Employers Require Staff Members to Be Vaccinated?

Can Long-Term Care Employers Require Staff Members to Be Vaccinated?

Can Long-Term Care Employers Require Staff Members to Be Vaccinated? Can Long-Term Care Employers Require Staff Members to Be Vaccinated? She endorses reimbursing staff members for time and expenses. But, she noted: “There’s good evidence from behavioral economics that offering money signals taking risks. These vaccines really are safe and effective, so we don’t want to solidify people’s fears.” Although …

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Los Angeles County finds fewer cases among health care workers as more get vaccinated.

Los Angeles County finds fewer cases among health care workers as more get vaccinated.

Los Angeles County finds fewer cases among health care workers as more get vaccinated. Los Angeles County finds fewer cases among health care workers as more get vaccinated. What was once a flood of health care workers catching the coronavirus in Los Angeles County has now slowed to a trickle, in large part because the vast majority of them have …

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High Turnover at Nursing Homes Threatens Residents’ Care

High Turnover at Nursing Homes Threatens Residents' Care

High Turnover at Nursing Homes Threatens Residents’ Care High Turnover at Nursing Homes Threatens Residents’ Care Extraordinarily high turnover among staffs at nursing homes likely contributed to the shocking number of deaths at the facilities during the pandemic, the authors of a new study suggested. The study, which was published Monday in Health Affairs, a health policy journal, represents a …

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