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A former doctor was charged with manslaughter, accused of aiding a person to die by suicide in upstate New York. (NBC News)
King Charles III let people know more about his health than other monarchs but also raised unanswered questions. (New York Times)
Publisher SAGE retracted two studies cited by the Texas judge who ruled in favor of suspending mifepristone’s (Mifeprex) approval, a case now before the Supreme Court. (Reuters)
Ecuadorian officials named cinnamon-processor Carlos Aguilera as the likely source of contaminated ground cinnamon used in fruit pouches associated with more than 400 potential cases of lead poisoning in the U.S., the FDA said.
Medicaid enrollment is down by about 9.5 million from its record high in April 2023. (KFF Health News)
House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) subpoenaed the NIH for documents related to an investigation into sexual harassment complaints at the agency and its grantee institutions.
The Biden administration requested proposals from multiple vendors as it follows through on breaking up the organ transplant system monopoly.
A survey of more than 90,000 transgender people in the U.S. found that 48% of those who saw a health provider over the prior year had a negative experience.
Here’s how Donald Trump could weaken Medicare drug-pricing negotiations if elected president. (Axios)
The FDA expanded the approval of Boston Scientific’s WaveWriter spinal cord stimulator systems for treating non-surgical back pain, the company announced.
Amazon cut several hundred jobs in its One Medical and pharmacy divisions. (CNBC)
The death of an infant who was decapitated during delivery at a Georgia hospital was ruled a homicide by the county medical examiner’s office. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
After a backlash, the U.S. Census Bureau dropped its proposed changes to the American Community Survey disability questions.
Johnson & Johnson faces a proposed class action lawsuit accusing the company of failing to negotiate lower prescription drug prices for its health plans. (Reuters)
Could the aducanumab (Aduhelm) mess happen again? (STAT)
Some long COVID scientists have turned to private funding to support their research. (NPR)
Roughly one in five adolescents in the U.S. reported anxiety or depression, according to a KFF analysis of federal survey data.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) alone or with acetaminophen were recommended as first-line treatments for short-term dental pain, according to new guidelines. (Journal of the American Dental Association)
Dermatologists and primary care physicians had more difficulty diagnosing skin disease based on images of patients with dark skin. (Nature Medicine)
Prenatal exposure to plastics was linked with preterm birth. (Lancet Planetary Health)
Phosphorylated tau was associated with cognitive, functional, and neurobehavioral symptoms in American football players who died with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). (Molecular Neurodegeneration)
A cyberattack on Lurie Children’s Hospital has now shut down the Chicago hospital’s systems for a week. (CNN)
Anti-obesity drugs come with a social cost, too. (Nature)
Emma Heming Willis, wife of actor Bruce Willis (who has been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia), plans to publish a book about caregiving. (The Guardian)
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