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The Biden administration will end the public health emergency of monkeypox

People line up to get a monkeypox vaccination at a new monkeypox vaccination site at Barnsdall Art Park on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 in Hollywood, CA. Brian Van der Brug | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images The Biden administration will end the public health emergency declared in response to the monkeypox outbreak, as new …

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Omicron boosters are not very effective against mild disease

A healthcare worker administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination clinic in the Peabody Institute Library in Peabody, Massachusetts, USA, on Wednesday, January 26, 2022. Vanessa LeRoy | Bloomberg | Getty Images Omicron’s new Covid boosters probably aren’t very effective at preventing Covid infections and mild illness, but they will likely …

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The biggest risks of using fitness trackers to monitor health

Fitness trackers, which help monitor sleep quality, heart rate and other biological metrics, are a popular way to help Americans improve their health and well-being. There are many types of trackers on the market, including those from well-known brands like Apple, Fitbit, Garmin, and Oura. While these devices are growing in popularity and have legitimate …

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Women’s health startup Maven raises $ 90 million in post-Roe v. Boom. Wade

Founder and CEO of the Maven Clinic Kate Ryder, the first female health tech unicorn, worth $ 1 billion. Daniel Zucnik | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Maven, the startup for women’s and family health, raised $ 90 million in a new round of fundraising and in a challenging environment for venture funding. The …

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Maven, a women’s-focused healthcare startup, is booming in the post-Roe world

Women account for half of consumers, hold power over 80% of family financial decisions, and make 70% of health care decisions in their families, but their access to adequate health care often fails . Especially in the post-Roe world, women are increasingly turning to employers to obtain adequate health care for themselves and their families. …

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Covid vaccines prevented at least 330,000 deaths among U.S. seniors in 2021

Covid vaccines prevented at least 330,000 deaths and nearly 700,000 hospitalizations among adult Medicare beneficiaries in 2021, the Department of Health and Human Services said in a new report released Friday. Reducing hospitalizations due to vaccination saved more than $ 16 billion in medical bills, according to the HHS report. According to the study, a …

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