Pam Belluck

health and science writer for New York Times

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Health and science reporter for the New York Times

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The FDA approved a new drug that’s been described as a milestone for treating Alzheimer’s disease. Aduhelm is the first treatment for the disease in almost two decades.

FDA green-lights Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm, despite little evidence it works

The FDA approved a new drug that’s been described as a milestone for treating Alzheimer’s disease. Aduhelm is the first treatment for the disease in almost two decades.

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Until now, infections of Americans by the Zika virus have been travel related.

First Locally Contracted Zika Outbreak in the US

Until now, infections of Americans by the Zika virus have been travel related.

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Women in California and Oregon will soon be able to get birth control directly from their pharmacists, without a doctor’s prescription.

New Birth Control Laws

Women in California and Oregon will soon be able to get birth control directly from their pharmacists, without a doctor’s prescription.

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