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Moderna starts trial of an omicron-specific COVID-19 vaccine

A lawsuit could accelerate research on tear gas and menstrual changes

Prescription video game company goes public via SPAC

Pfizer launches study of omicron-specific COVID-19 vaccine

Light sensors on wearables struggle with dark skin and obesity

Elon Musk’s Neuralink is hiring a clinical trial director

Half of internet-connected devices in hospitals are vulnerable to hacks, report finds

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COVID-19: variants, vaccines, news and updates

The US’s free COVID test website has more visitors than all other .gov sites combined

White House says COVIDTests website will distribute free rapid tests starting January 19th

Activity data from wearables could help monitor blood sugar levels, study indicates

Neurotech company will use Magic Leap 2 for dizziness

White House says that insurers are required to reimburse or pay for at-home COVID tests

Razer no longer claims its Zephyr mask uses ‘N95-grade’ filters

23andMe gets FDA clearance for prostate cancer risk test

App claims to track blood pressure through a smartphone camera

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Is Elizabeth Holmes’ guilty verdict a wake-up call for startups?

Natural Cycles’ data shows limited menstrual changes after COVID-19 vaccination

A chatbot could help prevent eating disorders, new study finds

Drone carrying a defibrillator saves its first cardiac arrest patient in Sweden

Razer’s new Zephyr Pro mask has the voice amp feature we wanted all along

Elizabeth Holmes’ verdict won’t change Silicon Valley

The market’s only gotten weirder since Theranos

LG TVs now have a built-in health platform

Elizabeth Holmes found guilty of defrauding investors

The jury found she didn’t conspire to defraud patients, though

Sleep Number wants you to grow old in its smart beds

Go read this NYT investigation on the inaccuracy of prenatal blood tests

CES 2022 will close a day early because of COVID concerns

Committed adult smokers who start vaping more likely to drop cigarettes

Sex ed info on TikTok shows gaps in traditional education

FDA authorizes second COVID-19 antiviral pill

FDA authorizes first COVID-19 antiviral pill

Former Google and Meta executive launches at-home COVID-19 test