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How Tokyo Olympics COVID-19 Countermeasures May Be Falling Short

How Tokyo Olympics COVID-19 Countermeasures May Be Falling Short

11 hours ago   |   Time

Holding an Olympics during a pandemic was never going to be easy, and the Tokyo Organizing Committee consulted with numerous public health experts and invested in tracking app...
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The Story Behind Team USA Women's Gymnasts' Leotards

The Story Behind Team USA Women's Gymnasts' Leotards

11 hours ago   |   Time

There was probably little doubt that when the U.S. women's gymnastics team walked into the arena at the Tokyo Olympics for the team event, their leotards would embody some red...
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Simone Biles' Olympic Team Final Withdrawal Could Help Athletes Put Their Mental Health First

Simone Biles' Olympic Team Final Withdrawal Could Help Athletes Put Their Mental Health First

11 hours ago   |   Time

When Simone Biles strode into Ariake Gymnastics Center for the women's gymnastics team competition on July 27, the expression on her face said it all. Normally all smiles and...
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Meet the 7 sets of Team USA siblings competing at Tokyo Olympics

1 day ago   |   NBC News

No sibling rivalry here - they're all on Team USA.
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Here's how Hoda Kotb's daughter Haley reacted to Simone Biles' exit

1 day ago   |   NBC News

Biles dropped out of the women's gymnastics Olympic final to prioritize her mental health.
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Inside Olympic Precautions: Three Team Doctors Dish

Inside Olympic Precautions: Three Team Doctors Dish

1 day ago   |   MedPageToday

While the Olympic games were cancelled due to the pandemic last year, Japan and host city Tokyo ironically are experiencing higher COVID-19 case numbers than last summer, with...
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Simone Biles Pulls Out of the Tokyo Gymnastics All-Around and Team Finals For Her Mental Health

Simone Biles Pulls Out of the Tokyo Gymnastics All-Around and Team Finals For Her Mental Health

2 days ago   |   PopSugar   |   2 articles

Update, July 28, 2:40 a.m. ET: After further evaluation following Simone Biles's mental-health-driven exit from the Tokyo Olympics team final in women's artistic gymnastics...
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Team USA Takes Home Gold Medal in First Olympic 3x3 Basketball Event

Team USA Takes Home Gold Medal in First Olympic 3x3 Basketball Event

2 days ago   |   PopSugar

3x3 basketball made its Olympic debut at the 2021 Games in Tokyo, and Team USA came out victorious. According to NPR, 3x3 basketball is meant to "evoke the fun, upbeat vibe of...
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Win or Lose, Olympic-Bound Runner Kendall Ellis Will Always "Be a Dog in the Race"

Win or Lose, Olympic-Bound Runner Kendall Ellis Will Always "Be a Dog in the Race"

2 days ago   |   PopSugar

Kendall Ellis knows all about going big. In 2018, she set the indoor collegiate and American record for the 400-meter dash, and her unbelievable performance at the NCAA Track...
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"She's Not a Quitter": Teammates Jordan Chiles and Grace McCallum Stand by Simone Biles

"She's Not a Quitter": Teammates Jordan Chiles and Grace McCallum Stand by Simone Biles

2 days ago   |   PopSugar   |   2 articles

It was the news heard around the world: Simone Biles was withdrawing from the all-around gymnastics competition and team finals for her mental health during the Tokyo Olympics...
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Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

For patients with severe COVID-19, cholangiopathy was a late complication with potential for progressive biliary injury or liver failure, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

William Thomas Ball, 51, has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Jackson, Mississippi after refusing to get vaccinated. Now his wife, Alicia, is asking for others in her... Read more ...

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

EXCLUSIVE: Covid cases are falling in all age groups, and dropping fastest among adults in their twenties according to data from the Department of Health. Read more ...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative disc disease

For total disc replacement in patients with degenerative disc disease, an artificial disc is a safe option that improves pain relief, function, range of motion and decreases in... Read more ...

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as... Read more ...

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and... Read more ...

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated healthcare workers were rare, and generally were associated with the individual's immune response to the vaccine in the early... Read more ...

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

The FDA issued a complete response letter to Incyte indicating it cannot approve the company's biologics license application that seeks approval of retifanlimab for certain... Read more ...

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated... Read more ...