Feelings of guilt often compound the grief that follows miscarriage.
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Miscarriage occurs in 15% to 25% of diagnosed pregnancies, bringing heartache to millions of women, many of whom blame themselves. In most cases, however, miscarriage is due to random genetic errors.
In this November 2019 photo, patrons smoke marijuana at a state-licensed but federally illegal marijuana establishment in Los Angeles.
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U.S. Congress might not pursue full cannabis legalization this year. But it should still provide Americans with some of Canada's legal clarity.
The predictions were for a massive downturn in state finances because of COVID-19 … but the predictions were wrong.
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The headlines were inescapable: States faced a financial disaster of epic proportions because of COVID-19. The predictions were wrong.
A dose of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is prepared at a vaccination event at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in South Los Angeles on March 11, 2021.
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The CDC and FDA said the benefits of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine far outweigh the low risk of developing rare blood clots and lifted a pause on the vaccine's use. A doctor explains.
Resurrection of Christ depicted in 14th-century fresco in Chora Church, Istanbul, Turkey.
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Some among the Baptist movement interpret the Resurrection as God’s response and commitment to liberating the poor and the oppressed.
Vials of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to prevent COVID-19. The use of this particular vaccine has been halted temporarily.
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The one-dose vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson is temporarily halted because of potentially serious blood clots seen in six women. An immunologist explains what this means for you.
Older patients should reconnect with their doctors for a wellness visit.
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Millions of healthy people, including seniors, delayed care because of the pandemic. It's time to get back to the doctor.
Millions of people, particularly older ones who have been isolated from children and grandchildren, can fly domestically at low risk now, the CDC says.
New CDC guidance permits domestic travel for fully vaccinated individuals, as long as social distancing is respected. International travel guidelines are different.
Los empleados de UPS distribuyen las primeras dosis de la vacuna de Pfizer en el centro de UPS en Louisville, Kentucky, el 13 de diciembre de 2020.
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Es una pregunta que, como inmunólogo, escucho con frecuencia. La evidencia disponible invita a la tranquilidad.
UPS employees roll out first doses of the Pfizer vaccine at the UPS hub in Louisville, Ky., on Dec. 13, 2020.
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The vaccine rollout is underway, but what happens if there is a supply disruption? Would it be feasible to change strategy and give more people a first dose? An expert analyzes the data.
New mRNA vaccines use genes from the coronavirus to produce immunity.
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So far, most vaccines in the US are mRNA vaccines. These represent a new technology and are likely to take over the vaccine world. But how do they work? What are their weaknesses? Five experts explain.
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Can college professors rap their way into academic publishing? One professor makes an album to prove they can.
Democrats celebrate passing the first big legislation of the Biden presidency.
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Four articles from The Conversation US archive provide context and analysis on the historic legislation.
Nurse Nicole Chang celebrates after receiving one of the first injections of the COVID-19 vaccine Dec. 16 at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood, California.
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Millions of vaccinated people have been waiting for guidelines on what they can do safely. The CDC says it's OK to gather with other vaccinated people, but it's still best to avoid travel.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats meet with reporters before the House voted to pass a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package on Feb. 26, 2021.
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In 1974, Congress invented the reconciliation process to reduce deficits. More recently, reconciliation has been used in ways that increase the deficit. A public policy scholar explains the process.
President Biden’s proposed changes in health care include more than revamping our COVID-19 response.
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The president is calling for sweeping changes in health care policy. Tens of millions of Americans could be affected.
More students are taking algebra II in high school – but many aren’t actually learning it.
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Three education experts explain why students aren't learning the basics.
Patients with overweight or obesity issues make up more than 70% of the U.S. population.
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Americans with excess weight and obesity have been hit hard by COVID-19. Now there is reason to believe they may not get the same protection from the vaccines.
After a second dose of the COVID-19 mRNA vaccine, a swarm of antibodies attacks the virus.
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With slow vaccine distribution and manufacturing, some people won't get the second dose on time. But does it matter?
Joe Biden, then president-elect, received his COVID-19 vaccination in December.
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The COVID-19 vaccine rollout has fallen far short of President Trump's promises. President Biden says he can fix that. Can he?