Officials cite mistakes as CDC removes coronavirus guidance
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Officials cite mistakes as CDC removes coronavirus guidance

U.S. health officials removed some coronavirus reopening tips for religious organizations only hours after posting them late last week

Virus ignited in US no earlier than mid-January, study says
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Virus ignited in US no earlier than mid-January, study says

The spark that started the U.S. coronavirus epidemic arrived during a three-week window from mid-January to early February, before the nation halted travel from China

New drugs make headway against lung, prostate, colon cancers
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New drugs make headway against lung, prostate, colon cancers

Doctors are reporting success with newer drugs that control certain types of cancer better, reduce the risk it will come back and make treatment simpler and easier to bear

Cancer, coronavirus are a dangerous mix, new studies find
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Cancer, coronavirus are a dangerous mix, new studies find

New research shows how dangerous the coronavirus is for current and former cancer patients

Several resources available as region set to enter new phase of reopening plan
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Several resources available as region set to enter new phase of reopening plan

Providing outlets for children, as well as highlighting other services that will be offered to area residents, was the focus of area officials as the region sets to enter a new phase of the "Restore Illinois" reopening plan on Friday.

Experts say US coronavirus death count is flawed, but close
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Experts say US coronavirus death count is flawed, but close

The nation is hitting a tragic milestone this week of 100,000 deaths from the coronavirus, but is that number right

Dangerous blood clots pose a perplexing coronavirus threat
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Dangerous blood clots pose a perplexing coronavirus threat

Dangerous blood clots that can cause strokes and other life-threatening problems are increasingly being reported in coronavirus patients

Nursing home administrator pushes back against critics
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Nursing home administrator pushes back against critics

National and statewide headlines don't reflect the reality that Golden Good Shepherd Home Administrator Abby Wayman has witnessed since April 28, when a reisdent at the Golden nursing home tested positive for COVID-19.

1st deadlines for laid-off workers to get health insurance
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1st deadlines for laid-off workers to get health insurance

Many laid-off workers who lost health insurance in the coronavirus shutdown soon face the first deadlines to qualify for fallback coverage under the Affordable Care Act

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Health group, community center get $48M endowments in Maine

A health group and community center will receive a combined $48 million in endowments to grow services for central Maine