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Betting on ‘Golden Age’ of Colonoscopies, Private Equity Invests in Gastro Docs

May 28, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
An aging population in need of regular cancer screenings has driven private equity companies, seeking profits, to invest in many gastroenterology practices and set up aggressive billing practices. Steep prices on routine tests are one consequence for...
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Retailers are expanding COVID-19 vaccines, antiviral and test availability

May 26, 2022 , Drug Store News - Retail
In response to the lingering COVID-19 pandemic, retailers, including Hy-Vee, Rite Aid, Kroger, Wegmans and H-E-B, are expanding COVID-19 vaccinations to adults and children, antiviral medications and COVID-19...
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Could Eye Trouble Bring Lower Scores on Seniors' Thinking Tests?

May 22, 2022 , MedicineNet
Title: Could Eye Trouble Bring Lower Scores on Seniors' Thinking Tests?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/20/2022 12:00:00...
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Eye Trouble May Bring Lower Scores on Seniors' Thinking Tests

May 21, 2022 , WebMD
According to a new, small study, poor eyesight can lead to a misdiagnosis of mild mental decline in older...
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Gene Tests Could Spot 1 Million Americans at Risk of High Cholesterol

May 20, 2022 , MedicineNet
Title: Gene Tests Could Spot 1 Million Americans at Risk of High CholesterolCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/18/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/18/2022 12:00:00...
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Covid-19 wastewater surveillance is promising tool, but critical challenges remain

May 19, 2022 , CNN Health
Covid-19 surveillance is at a crossroads in the United States. With at-home tests now outnumbering those done in laboratories, official case counts are more incomplete than ever as the nation -- and world -- faces down increasingly transmissible coronavirus variants....
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May 18, 2022 , CNN Health
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta recommends planning ahead and buying at-home Covid-19 tests early to take before attending holiday gatherings to avoid low availability....
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Our Brains Learn From Mistakes and Can Track Performance

May 17, 2022 , WebMD
Our ability to try new things and learn from successes and failures depends a lot on cells in the brain's frontal lobe behind the forehead, report researchers who learned more from new lab...
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U.S. Secretary of State Blinken tests positive for Covid, has mild symptoms

May 05, 2022 , CNBC Health
Secretary of State Antony Blinken had not seen President Joe Biden in person for several days before testing positive for the...
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CVS Profits Eclipse $2 Billion As Health Plan Enrollment Grows

May 05, 2022 , Forbes
CVS Health reported more than $2 billion in quarterly profits thanks to new health plan members “across all product lines” and customers continued to rely on its stores for Covid-19 tests and vaccinations in the...
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FDA Warns of Counterfeit Home COVID Test Kits

May 04, 2022 , WebMD
The FDA warns Americans to watch out for phony at-home, over-the-counter COVID tests that look a lot like the real...
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Downsized City Sees Its Health Care Downsized as Hospital Awaits Demolition

May 03, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
A 124-year-old hospital in a midsize Rust Belt city in Indiana will soon be torn down, despite protests from residents and city officials decrying the loss of local health services. The Catholic hospital system said it is downsizing the 226-bed hospital because of a lack of demand for inpatient care, as the organization has been building new hospitals in wealthier...
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CDC: Most Americans Have Had Covid, Antibody Tests Show

Apr 28, 2022 , Forbes
Around 75% of U.S. children had evidence of a prior coronavirus infection in their bloodstream after the omicron variant took root...
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Can you use an expired at-home Covid-19 test?

Apr 26, 2022 , CNN Health
Rapid antigen Covid-19 tests, better known as home tests, have become more common in households across the country as supplies have increased. These tests are designed to give you results in less than 30 minutes from the comfort of your own home....
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Singapore further eases Covid measures, removes tests for fully vaccinated travelers

Apr 23, 2022 , CNBC Health
Singapore is set to remove nearly all Covid safety measures from April 26, authorities announced on...
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Abbott Labs Covid Test Sales Surge As Pandemic Drags On

Apr 21, 2022 , Forbes
Abbott Laboratories first quarter profits eclipsed $2.4 billion thanks to a surge in sales of Covid-19 diagnostic...
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Tests of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Prove Positive

Apr 21, 2022 , WebMD
The first open-air study of genetically modified mosquitoes in the United States has yielded positive results, says Oxitec, the UK-based company that ran the...
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NYC Mayor Tests Positive for COVID

Apr 13, 2022 , WebMD
New York City Mayor Eric Adams has tested positive for COVID-19 and is isolating while continuing to...
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Covid-19 Cases Up 49% In NYC, Mayor Eric Adams Tests Positive

Apr 11, 2022 , Forbes
An estimated 85% of positive Covid-19 test samples in New York City have contained the BA.2 Omicron...
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‘No-Antibiotics’ Beef Tests Positive, Study Says

Apr 09, 2022 , WebMD
A new study in Science shows that Some of the beef cattle in a no-antibiotics program tested positive for antibiotics, which could call into question the “raised without antibiotics” label on...
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