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My Kid Gets Migraines

My son has suffered migraines since he was at least two years old. I would regularly get phone calls from daycare to pick him up because he was sick again. We did not know what was happening. We thought that he was getting gastroenteritis, aka “the stomach flu.” Then my sister observed that when we celebrated holidays with… Read More »

Covid-19 Patient Gets Double Lung Transplant, Offering Hope for Others

A young woman whose lungs were destroyed by the coronavirus received a double lung transplant last week at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, the hospital reported on Thursday, the first known lung transplant in the United States for Covid-19. The 10-hour surgery was more difficult and took several hours longer than most lung transplants because… Read More »

Roche’s Tecentriq gets a green light to challenge Bayer with first-in-class liver cancer nod

After years of having the previously untreated liver cancer market all to itself, Bayer’s Nexavar is getting its first major competition—and it’s coming from Roche’s Tecentriq. The FDA Friday cleared a combination of the checkpoint inhibitor and fellow Roche med Avastin for previously untreated patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of the disease.… Read More »

What to do if asthma gets worse

Over time, asthma often progresses. Knowing the signs of worsening asthma is the first step to getting your condition under control. If you have asthma, you know an attack can come on suddenly, literally taking your breath away. But for some people, asthma gradually worsens without any exposure to triggers. Symptoms get worse as inflammation… Read More »

Trump says, ‘Anybody who wants a test gets a test’ after Pence says US can’t meet coronavirus testing demand

US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar (L) speaks next to US President Donald Trump during a tour of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 6, 2020. (Photo by JIM WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images) JIM WATSON Topping a week of conflicting… Read More »