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FDA Finds Contamination in Several Brands of Diabetes Drug

U.S. health regulators are telling five drugmakers to recall their versions of a widely used diabetes ...
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What You Need to Know About the Virus Outbreak

Roughly 2.1 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign companies are still ...
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American Virus Deaths at 100,000: What Does a Number Mean?

The fraught, freighted number of this particular American moment is a round one brimming with zeroes: ...
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AP-NORC poll: Half of Americans Would Get a COVID-19 Vaccine

Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working furiously ...
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How Should I Clean and Store my Face Mask?

Cloth face masks worn during the coronavirus pandemic should be washed regularly, according to the U.S ...
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As Memorial Day Tempts People Outdoors, Virus Rebound Feared

Millions of Americans are set to emerge from coronavirus lockdowns and take tentative steps outdoors to ...
Virus Outbreak Malaria Drugs

Big Study Casts More Doubt on Malaria Drugs for Coronavirus

Malaria drugs pushed by President Donald Trump as treatments for the coronavirus did not help and ...
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‘Invisible Demon’: Virus Hits Even Top-rated Nursing Homes

The coronavirus has had no regard for health care quality or ratings as it has swept ...
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The Absence of Service Dogs During a Critical Period 

Today, Michele Ostrander, President and CEO of Freedom Service Dogs, describes the challenges the organization is ...
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Pandemic Threatens to Deepen Crisis in Mental Health Care

Even before COVID-19, access to mental health services in the U.S. could be difficult, including for ...
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Hospitals, Health Care Sector Reel From COVID-19 Damage

The global coronavirus pandemic has created a huge need for health care in the U.S., but ...
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Moderna: Early Coronavirus Vaccine Results Are Encouraging

An experimental vaccine against the coronavirus showed encouraging results in very early testing, triggering hoped-for immune ...
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INSIGHT: WDSE Promo on Duluth Nonprofits

In this collaboration with WDSE in Duluth, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from  Northeastern Minnesota ...
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New Coronavirus Test is Imperfect Step Toward Mass Screening

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new type of coronavirus test offers a cheaper, quicker way to screen ...
Virus Outbreak-Nursing Home Workers

White House Recommends Tests for All Nursing Home Residents

NEW YORK (AP) — A top world health official Monday warned that countries are essentially driving ...
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As Countries Restart, WHO Warns About Lack of Virus Tracing

NEW YORK (AP) — A top world health official Monday warned that countries are essentially driving ...
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US Infection Rate Rising Outside New York as States Open Up

Take the New York metropolitan area's progress against the coronavirus out of the equation and the ...
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Justices Wary of Tying AIDS Money to Prostitution Pledge

WASHINGTON (AP) — In its second day of arguments by phone, the Supreme Court appeared skeptical ...
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INSIGHT: KLCS Promo on Los Angeles Nonprofits

In this collaboration with KLCS in Los Angeles, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from Los ...
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With virus, US higher education may face existential moment

The dramatic and widespread fallout from the COVID-19 virus has thrown the U.S. higher education system ...
AP-NORC Poll: Seeking Virus Data, People Struggle With Trust

AP-NORC Poll: Seeking Virus Data, People Struggle With Trust

An essential question that many Americans are grappling with as they seek out the information they ...
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NONPROFIT REPORT: Health Organizations in Covid-19

Host Mark Oppenheim interview guests: PAN Foundation President & CEO Daniel Klein; California Health Collaborative President ...
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Immigrants Deliver Food, ‘Hope’ to Workers Hit by Pandemic

Growing number of people who have taken it upon themselves to help an immigrant community that ...
Virus Outbreak California Subsidized Meals

California Food For Seniors Plan Could Run Out of Money Soon

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom's first-in-the-nation plan to pay for and deliver three ...
APTOPIX Virus Outbreak France

Making Public Transit Safe Next Hurdle in Easing Lockdowns

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In cities around the world, public transit systems are key to ...
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Health Officials Ready New Guidelines as Restrictions Ease

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is reviewing proposed new guidelines for how restaurants, schools, churches ...
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Administration Offers Plan to Cover COVID Care for Uninsured

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced a plan Wednesday to start paying hospitals and doctors ...
Virus Outbreak Nursing Home Testing

10,000 Deaths: Ravaged Nursing Homes Plead For More Testing

NEW YORK (AP) — After two months and more than 10,000 deaths that have made the ...
Virus Outbreak Charitable Giving

Amid Pandemic, Charities and Nonprofits Face Huge Challenges

NEW YORK (AP) — While celebrities and billionaires have announced huge gifts to combat the COVID-19 ...
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VA Medical Facilities Struggle to Cope With The Coronavirus

BOSTON (AP) — As she treated patient after patient infected with the coronavirus at a Veterans ...
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NONPROFIT REPORT: Disability and Special Needs Organizations in Covid-19

Host Mark Oppenheim interview guests: VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired CEO Nancy Miller; Gatepath ...
Virus Outbreak Home Test

US OKs 1st Coronavirus Test That Allows Self-swab at Home

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators on Tuesday OK'd the first coronavirus test that allows people ...
Virus Outbreak Elderly Visits

Nations Seek to Ease Nursing Home Loneliness Yet Keep Safe

As the virus raced through Europe, the hardest-hit countries — Italy, Spain, Britain, France — banned ...
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FDA Approves Pill for Aggressive Breast Cancer That’s Spread

U.S. regulators on Friday approved a new drug for an aggressive type of breast cancer that's ...
Virus Ravages NY Nursing Homes: Many Report Multiple Deaths

Virus Ravages NY Nursing Homes: Many Report Multiple Deaths

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The despair wrought on nursing homes by the coronavirus was laid bare ...
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US Relief Checks Begin Arriving As Economic Damage Piles Up

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government relief checks began arriving in Americans' bank accounts as the economic damage ...
Virus Outbreak Medical Workers

Health Care Workers Are 10%-20% of US Coronavirus Cases

NEW YORK (AP) — Between 10% and 20% of U.S. coronavirus cases are health care workers, ...
Virus Outbreak Aid Comes Home

Groups Used to Serving Desperately Poor Nations Now Help US

In Santa Barbara, forklifts chug through the warehouse of Direct Relief, hustling pallets of much-needed medical ...
Virus Outbreak Birth Control in Lockdown

Lockdowns Mean Millions of Women Can’t Reach Birth Control

The International Planned Parenthood Federation, or IPPF, in a new report Thursday says more than one ...
Virus Outbreak Death Ventilators

Some Doctors Moving Away From Ventilators For Virus Patients

NEW YORK (AP) — As health officials around the world push to get more ventilators to ...