Thursday's health stories


Cancer progress threatened by pandemic and Roe decision, report says

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Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Deal reached to renew FDA user fee programs

Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) speaks to Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) before a Senate HELP Committee hearing.  (Photo by Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images)
Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) speaks to Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) before a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing on Capitol Hill. (Photo by Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images)
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    Axios
Updated Sep 22, 2022 - Politics & Policy

DOJ: States can't penalize VA doctors and nurses for legal abortions

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Tina Reed
Sep 22, 2022 - Health

New analysis supports Paxlovid use

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Oriana Gonzalez
Updated Sep 22, 2022 - Health

Where abortion has been banned now that Roe v. Wade is overturned

Tina Reed
Sep 22, 2022 - Health

Cancer deaths fall with new treatments and better screening

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Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios
Oriana Gonzalez
Updated Sep 22, 2022 - Health

Judge temporarily blocks Indiana's near-total abortion ban

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Sareen Habeshian
Sep 22, 2022 - Health

Pfizer to supply 6 million Paxlovid treatments to Global Fund

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Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios

Abortion looms over 2022 state ballots

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Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios