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A House report summing up a year-long investigation cites examples of medical mismanagement and records falsification.
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The increase of 9 million more Americans is compared to 2018, the worst previous year. Other news is on exercising when the air is hazy, a death linked to black licorice, food safety and more.
His wife said she partly blames the repeated head injuries during his NFL career for his dementia. News is also on figure skating.
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Only 71% of the children received treatment in the three months that followed an initial insurance claim — but that rate greatly varied between ZIP codes. In the best-performing areas, nearly 90% received follow-up care within three months of an initial claim; in the worst-performing, only half did.
Public health experts question the methods of a study that concluded gyms and health clubs are not spreading the coronavirus. More COVID-related public health news is on nursing homes and home ventilation.
Opinion writers express views on why some countries have been stronger at stopping COVID’s spread, and other issues, as well.
In a blog post, Facebook also said it would limit groups tied to violence. Other public health news is on home dialysis, community living, childhood vaccines and more.
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The Washington Post found that isolation measures were to blame. Physicians reported increased falls, pulmonary infections, depression and sudden frailty in recent months.
A hospital spokesman said the baby was the youngest person “we know to have passed due to COVID-19.” News is on double lung transplants, vaccinations, mental health, quarantines and more.
Opinion writers weigh in on these pandemic issues and others.
Despite the pledge from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, there are no other signs of progress in stalemated negotiations between Democratic leaders and the White House over the next stimulus package.
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Public health news is also on the mental health of mothers, dental treatment for seniors, “systemic” head injuries at protests and more.
Colonoscopies and some other procedures are gaining ground, however, compared to April. News is on mental health, sex, safe workplaces, ovarian cysts and hunger.
The panel of health advisers did determine that the updated OxyContin appeared to cut down abuse by snorting and injecting.