What NYC Dog Owners Should Know About Leptospirosis

Alarm has grown among some New York City dog owners in recent days as reports have circulated about the risks to canine health posed by the city’s legions of rats. In the Williamsburg…

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Omicron Offers Hope Pandemic Could Stabilize, W.H.O. Official Says.

“We know that increased vaccination and infection are strengthening our defenses against Covid,” Thomas Frieden, a former chief of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, wrote Monday on Twitter. “I’m more…

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Judge Lifts Order Preventing Wisconsin Hospital Workers From Starting New Jobs

ThedaCare had sought to temporarily prevent seven employees from leaving for jobs at Ascension, saying the departures would jeopardize patient care. A judge sided with the workers on Monday. Source link

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Cash Aid to Poor Mothers Increases Brain Activity in Babies, Study Finds

The question of whether cash aid helps or hurts children is central to social policy. Progressives argue that poor children need an income floor, citing research that shows even brief periods of childhood…

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Cataract Surgery May Reduce Your Dementia Risk

Older adults who had cataract removal to restore their vision had a lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Source link

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Rich Countries Lure Health Workers From Low-Income Nations to Fight Shortages

But Mr. Catton, of the international nurses organization, said that was not the current pattern. “For nurses who are recruited, there is no intention for them to go back, often quite the opposite:…

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These Mothers Were Exhausted, So They Met on a Field to Scream

In Boston, many mothers were exhausted. The pandemic had been so draining that they wanted to scream. But they had to hold it in because they had children to raise, careers to build…

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Biden’s Pandemic Fight: Inside the Setbacks of the First Year

WASHINGTON — Dr. Rochelle Walensky was stunned. Working from her home outside Boston on a Friday night in late July, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had just learned…

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Fauci, Cautiously, Says U.S. Wave Seems Like It’s Going in ‘Right Direction’

Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, President Biden’s top medical adviser for Covid-19, sounded cautiously optimistic on Sunday that the current Omicron wave was peaking nationally in the United States and that the coronavirus cases…

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Passenger Exposed Buttocks and Threw a Can During Flight, Prosecutors Say

A passenger who refused to wear a mask on a flight from Dublin to New York pulled down his pants and exposed his buttocks, threw a can at a passenger and put his…

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