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“Heartbeat Calculations”: Is there a so-called fetal heartbeat in the sixth week of pregnancy?

As states have become bolder in restricting access to abortion, many have drawn the line at around the sixth week of pregnancy — the point at which the law says a fetal heartbeat can be detected. But experts say the term “fetal...

Bird flu spreads to 30 states, killing bald eagles and raising egg prices

A highly contagious bird flu has spread to more than 30 states, according to the US Department of Agriculture. This week alone, the strain known as H5N1 is likely killed hundreds of birds on a lake northwest of Chicago, and at least three bald...

Patients waiting for new lungs after Covid

While most Americans shed their masks and return to their pre-pandemic lives, Marie Jackson remains in a Chicago hospital room. She’s been there since more than 250 days. There is no indication yet when Jackson, 53, will be able to go home...

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Patients waiting for new lungs after Covid

While most Americans shed their masks and return to their pre-pandemic lives, Marie Jackson remains in a Chicago hospital room. She’s been there since more than 250 days. There is no indication yet when Jackson...

Why managing your COVID risk is now harder than ever

Why managing your COVID risk is now harder than ever

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly health and medical newsletter. If you haven’t signed up yet, you can do so by clicking here. Figuring out where the greatest risk of contracting COVID-19 is is...

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