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Why it matters: The U.S. faces a range of health care flashpoints — unaffordable drugs, opioids, vaping — as we debate whether to adopt universal care. For now, the Affordable Care Act is the law of the land, but Republicans want to issue it a final death blow.

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Shawna Chen
27 mins ago - Health

Dallas hospital can continue treating new adolescent trans patients, judge rules

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The Dallas skyline on July 21, 2020. Photo: Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images

CDC to release some Jynneos vaccines for monkeypox

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A podium with the logo for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at the Tom Harkin Global Communications Center on Oct. 5, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo: Kevin C. Cox via Getty Images
Axios
Updated 6 hours ago - Politics & Policy

COVID-19 dashboard

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Kelly Tyko
7 hours ago - Health

Monkeypox symptoms to watch for as first U.S. outbreak cases reported

Electron microscope image of various virus particles of the monkeypox virus taken from human skin
Electron microscope image of various virus particles of the monkeypox virus taken from human skin. Photo: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images
Tina Reed
8 hours ago - Health

CDC scrambles for clues on children's hepatitis cases and deaths

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Liviah Widders rubs sunscreen on her liver transplant scar in Mason, Ohio, earlier this month. She had viral hepatitis. Photo: Megan Jelinger for The Washington Post via Getty Images
Tina Reed
12 hours ago - Health

Pfizer says COVID vaccine more than 80% effective in kids under 5

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Tina Reed
12 hours ago - Health

Language in medical records may be due for an update

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Ivana Saric
May 22, 2022 - Health

CDC and state officials investigating monkeypox case in Florida

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo: Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Axios
Updated May 22, 2022 - Health

Biden: "Everybody should be concerned" about monkeypox spread

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President Joe Biden speaks to media before boarding Air Force One prior to departing Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek on May 22 as he travels to Japan on the second leg of his visit to Asia. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images
Kelly Tyko
May 21, 2022 - Health

Jif peanut butter recalled for possible Salmonella amid outbreak

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Select kinds of Jif peanut butter have been recalled for potential Salmonella contamination. Photo: J.M. Smucker Co.