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Nearly all schools offered at least some in-person learning by the end of the last school year, and many schools plan to bring kids back full time this fall.
While some doctors appreciate seeing records of home-monitored blood pressure, exercise and the like between visits, for others the data is more of a burden than an asset.
As with almost everything to do with the U.S. health system, the answer is complicated, and a combination of policy and politics.
The strong public opinions come as the politics over classroom masking grows more heated with the start of the school year.
The CDC's recent guidance on students and masking "lacks a well-grounded scientific justification." -- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in a July 30 executive order
At least seven states have enacted laws to prevent COVID vaccine mandates or so-called vaccine passports that would provide proof of vaccination.
Hundreds of orthopedists and neurosurgeons have cashed in on stakes in companies that design, manufacture or distribute orthopedic implants — sometimes after investing little or no money.
The measure was introduced after protesters briefly shut down a mass vaccination clinic at Los Angeles' Dodger Stadium in January.
Abigail Matos-Pagán has made it her mission in the U.S. territory to vaccinate as many people as possible against COVID.
Device makers train sales reps to offer surgeons technical guidance in the operating room on the use of their products.