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In Texas, More People Are Losing Their Health Insurance as COVID Cases Climb

This story is part of a partnership that includes KUT, NPR and Kaiser Health News. This story can be republished for free (details). Steve Alvarez started feeling sick around Father’s Day weekend this year. His symptoms started as mild, but developed into a fever, chills and shortness of breath he couldn’t shake. “Just when I started to get… Read More »

Doctors Are Hoarding Unproven Coronavirus Medicine by Writing Prescriptions for Themselves and Their Families – ProPublica

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. A nationwide shortage of two drugs touted as possible treatments for the coronavirus is being driven in part by doctors inappropriately prescribing the medicines for family, friends and themselves, according to pharmacists and… Read More »

Newborns might not get coronavirus from their moms, study finds

Pregnant families do their best to plan for labor, but a global disease pandemic isn’t something any parent can anticipate. Dr. Ashley Roman, director of the division of maternal fetal medicine at NYU Langone, sympathizes with her patients. “It’s a stressful time for our pregnant patients because there’s so much that’s unknown,” Roman tells The… Read More »

Study: Older, slower, first-time marathon runners can add years to their lives

LONDON — First-time marathon runners can add years to their lives and reap the health rewards of lower blood pressure and healthier arteries, even if they take on the challenge in mid- to later life, research showed on Monday. “It appears to never be too late,” said co-lead researcher Charlotte Manisty of University College London.… Read More »

Transgender children sense their gender identities at young ages

(Reuters Health) – Transgender children may start to identify with toys and clothes typical of their gender identity from a very young age, a recent study suggests. And their confidence in their gender identity is generally as strong as that of cisgender children, whose identity matches their sex assigned at birth, researchers found. “Trans kids… Read More »