Health

A New Shot Guards Against H.I.V., but Access for Africans Is Uncertain

SOWETO, South Africa — For seven years, a daily pill has been available in South Africa to protect people from…

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More Trans Teens Are Choosing ‘Top Surgery’

Michael, 17, arrived in the sleek white waiting room of his plastic surgeon’s office in Miami for a moment he…

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Monkeypox Appears to Recede, but Risks and Uncertainties Linger

Nearly four months after the first report of monkeypox in the United States, the virus is showing promising signs of…

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‘Sobering’ Study Shows Challenges of Egg Freezing

Claire Evans decided to freeze her eggs six years ago, when she was 36. She had just broken up with…

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The Quiet Cost of Family Caregiving

At first, Dana Guthrie thought she could help care for her parents, whose health had begun to decline, and still…

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Abortion Pill Providers Experiment With Ways to Broaden Access

As bans and restrictions proliferate across the country, abortion pill providers are pushing the envelope of regulations and laws to…

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Updated Booster Shots Expected Within Days as C.D.C. Panel Signs Off

An influential scientific panel on Thursday recommended updated coronavirus booster shots to the vast majority of Americans, adding a critical…

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U.S. Life Expectancy Falls Again in ‘Historic’ Setback

The average life expectancy of Americans fell precipitously in 2020 and 2021, the sharpest two-year decline in nearly 100 years…

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F.D.A. Authorizes Updated Covid Booster Shots, Targeting Omicron Subvariants

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday authorized the first redesign of coronavirus vaccines since they were rolled…

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Fall Vaccination Campaign Will Bring New Shots, Worse Access

Long past the point when pollsters said there were no more Americans willing to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, Coral…

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