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A rising number of flu, COVID, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) cases has led all 11 New York City hospitals to resume mask mandates. (abc7NY)
Hospitals in at least three other U.S. states have reinstated mask mandates as well. (Reuters)
In another blow to the U.K.’s struggling National Health Service, thousands of young doctors went on strike Wednesday. (New York Times)
Nearly half of Black residents in the nation’s capital lack easy access to health care, according to a Washington Post analysis.
You can scrape the wax out of your ears with the help of miniature cameras, but is that a good idea? (The Atlantic)
Sen. John Fetterman (D-Penn.) may be changing America’s discussion about mental health. (The Hill)
The FDA found that newly manufactured neonatal incubators from Drager do not demonstrate concerning levels of airborne chemicals and don’t have to be run for a week before use.
The agency also issued a warning about the use of Synovo’s Total Hip System and its resurfacing implants.
Meanwhile, a federal appeals court ordered the FDA to reconsider its decision barring makers of flavored liquids for e-cigarettes from marketing their products. (Reuters)
The city of Honolulu mandated that bars, nightclubs, and restaurants carry the anti-overdose medication naloxone. (The Hill)
Individual online racial discrimination was associated with symptoms of posttraumatic stress syndrome among Black adolescents, and these symptoms were associated with suicidal ideation. (JAMA Psychiatry)
Houston doctors are addressing a growing number of congenital syphilis cases while dealing with funding cutbacks. (Houston Chronicle)
Scientists developed a novel antibiotic class to treat infections caused by carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii. (Nature)
A Connecticut family welcomed twins born in different years. (Boston.com)
An investigation found that bisphenols and phthalates — plasticizers used to make plastic more flexible and durable — remain widespread in food. (Consumer Reports)
The Federal Trade Commission is celebrating a U.S. District court ruling granting a preliminary injunction preventing IQVIA from acquiring Propel Media.
In most states, once you choose Medicare Advantage, you can almost never leave. (NPR)
Florida Attorney General Joseph Ladapo called for a halt in the use of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, based on a theory that has been refuted by the FDA and other global regulatory agencies. (Orlando Sentinel)
How can you make your job and workplace healthier? (Time)
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Publish date : 2024-01-04 09:32:09
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