Ricardo Alonso-zaldivar

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Reversing Trump, US restores transgender health protections

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will protect gay and transgender people against sex discrimination in health care, the Biden administration announced Monday, reversing a Trump-era policy that sought to narrow the scope...

Democrats seek narrow path to rein in cost of medicines

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s call for authorizing Medicare to negotiate lower prescription drug prices has energized Democrats on a politically popular idea they’ve been pushing for nearly 20 years only...

COVID-19 bill would scale up ability to spot virus mutations

WASHINGTON (AP) — ATTN DESK: CAN BE ILLUSTRATED WITH FILE ART OF WHITE HOUSE COVID COORDINATOR JEFF ZIENTS. U.S. scientists would gain vastly expanded capabilities to identify potentially deadlier mutations of the...

'Obamacare' sign-ups reopen as Democrats push for more aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — HealthCare.gov’s market for subsidized health plans reopens Monday for a special three-month sign-up window as the Democratic-led Congress pushes a boost in financial help that could cut premiums by...

Fauci sees vaccination for kids by late spring or the summer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government’s top infectious disease expert said Friday he hopes to see some kids starting to get vaccinated for COVID-19 in the next few months. It’s a needed step...

New Biden health care orders begin to unspool Trump policies

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will act Thursday to get more people health insurance in the middle of the raging coronavirus pandemic, a down payment on his pledge to push the...

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