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You can get your Covid-19 booster and flu shot at the same time

At the same time, health officials stress the recommendation to get your seasonal flu vaccine. Some disease forecasters worry that…

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USA

Americans may need yearly shots to protect against Covid-19

“This week marks an important shift in our fight against the virus,” said Dr. Ashish Jha, who is leading the…

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USA

Canadian health care worker drowns on Facebook livestream

A health care worker drowned in a pool during a Facebook livestream last week — to the horror of her…

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Canada

Canada names new chief nursing officer, reinstating role to advise on health crisis

OTTAWA – As strains in the health-care system continue to be felt across the country, the federal government has…

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New York

Gov. Kathy Hochul says she’s out to make it easier to become a health care worker in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — With more than 9,000 job openings across the state, Gov. Kathy Hochul says she wants to grow…

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Canada

Health Canada approves 1st COVID-19 vaccine for youngest kids | CBC News

Canada’s drug regulator approved Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for infants and preschoolers, making it the first vaccine approved for that age…

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USA

Biden administration moves to restrict nicotine levels in tobacco products

“This is the first time there’s ever been a serious discussion with a commitment from the highest levels of government…

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USA

The ‘Benjamin Button’ effect: Scientists can reverse aging in mice. The goal is to do the same for humans

When those mice died some six months later, they still had good eyesight, Sinclair told an audience at Life Itself,…

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Health

Dupuytren’s disease breakthrough: New jab fixes ‘claw hand’ condition that hit Lady Thatcher

Millions struck by a disease that leaves them with an almost useless ‘claw hand’ could soon benefit from a drug…

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1 death, 17 liver transplants in multi-country outbreak of hepatitis in children, WHO says

Among the cases of acute hepatitis, at least one child has died and 17 children have required liver transplants, the…

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