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Autoimmune Diseases

New study sheds light on why women are disproportionately affected.

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Respiratory Failure

Patients at rural intermediate care units have poorer outcomes.

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Complementary Health

More Americans are using alternative approaches, especially for pain management.

Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (Omicron)

COVID-19 vaccination

Mothers who received shots while pregnant provide strong protection to their babies.

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The NIH Director

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Funding for Research

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Labs at NIH

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Impact of NIH Research

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