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TUESDAY, Jan. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Two years into the pandemic, coronavirus treatments like monoclonal antibodies and antiviral pills have been approved to treat COVID-19, but it's hard to keep track of which ones still work, experts say.

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FRIDAY, Jan. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A three-month sexual abstinence rule for blood donations from sexually active gay and bisexual men should be dropped by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, critics urge as the country struggles with a blood shortage.

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FRIDAY, Jan. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The nomination of former U.S. Food and Drug Administration head Dr. Robert Califf to again lead the agency now heads to the full Senate for a vote, after a Senate committee on Thursday voted 13-8 for approval.

THURSDAY, Jan. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Arthritis can keep a cat from doing many of the things that kitties love to do. But now there's hope: The first treatment to ease arthritis pain in cats has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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FRIDAY, Jan. 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Citing the rapid spread of the Omicron variant and the need for protection against it, U.S. federal health officials are shortening the recommended time between the second dose of the Moderna vaccine and a booster shot from six months down to five.

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THURSDAY, Jan. 6, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday endorsed the emergency use of the Pfizer booster shots for children ages 12 to 17 years, expanding protection to adolescents and teens as students return to classes and the highly contagious omicron variant surges across the country.