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Actress Shannen Doherty, who has been battling breast cancer for nearly 10 years, said she is undergoing a “miracle treatment.” (ABC7)
Georgia state representative Richard Smith (R-Columbus), 78, one the state’s most powerful legislators, died at his home of complications of influenza. (AP)
Biogen said it would stop U.S. sales and development of aducanumab (Aduhelm), its controversial drug for Alzheimer’s disease.
People who switched to a vegan or keto diet experienced rapid and distinct changes in their immune system, a small study found. (Nature Medicine)
Sickle cell disease will be the first focus of a new Cell and Gene Therapy Access Model, which is aimed at making expensive treatments more accessible to patients, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced.
Harvard and MIT students have developed a female manikin cover to make CPR training more inclusive. (CBS News)
Birth trends from 2014 to 2022 suggest a shift toward shorter gestational age, according to a National Center for Health Statistics report.
Police shot and killed a 58-year-old man who arrived at a veterans’ hospital in Decatur, Georgia; he was armed with a knife and threatened to harm himself. (AP)
Medical schools don’t do enough to address the issue of suicide, including how to assess and identify suicidal patients, several healthcare academicians said. (Washington Post)
A “diaper spa” for adults is raising eyebrows in southern New Hampshire. (WHDH)
The Ohio legislature overturned bans on menthol and other flavored cigarettes instituted by several cities in the state, and barred cities from regulating what types of tobacco are sold. (NBC News)
Officials in Portland, Oregon have declared a “fentanyl state of emergency.” (AP)
Rather than rescheduling it, the Biden administration should deschedule marijuana entirely, a group of Democratic Senators said in a letter to the Justice Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration. (The Hill)
The FDA rejected Defender Pharmaceuticals’ nasal gel for preventing motion sickness, the company announced.
Measles vaccination rates for kindergarteners at 8,500 schools are below the 95% rate needed to avoid an outbreak, a CBS News investigation found.
A Listeria outbreak linked to peaches, plums, and nectarines has been declared over by the CDC and FDA.
Israeli defense and security forces raided a hospital in Jenin, a city in the West Bank, killing three Palestinians alleged to be militants. (NPR)
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