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Rugby league bans transgender players from Tests

The governing body for international rugby league has banned transgender athletes from internationals, while World Athletics and FIFA have confirmed they will re-visit policies around transgender athletes, following on from FINA’s decision to exclude trans women from events. FINA members have widely adopted a new “gender inclusion policy” that only permits swimmers who transitioned before …

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When routine medical tests trigger a cascade of costly, unnecessary care

When routine medical tests trigger a cascade of costly, unnecessary care

Some medical tests, such as MRIs done early for uncomplicated low back pain and routine vitamin D tests “just to be thorough,” are considered “low-value care” and can lead to further testing that can cost patients thousands of dollars. ER Productions Limited/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption ER Productions Limited/Getty Images Some medical tests, such …

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PCR tests, rays taken by storm: Beijing under the threat of containment

AFP, published on Monday, April 25, 2022 at 1:51 p.m. Screenings in the street to identify positive cases, rush in supermarkets: Beijing lives on Monday under the threat of confinement after a rare epidemic outbreak in the Chinese capital. Beijingers fear a scenario à la Shanghai, where almost all of the 25 million inhabitants have …

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PCR tests, rays taken by storm: Beijing under the threat of containment

AFP, published on Monday, April 25, 2022 at 1:51 p.m. Screenings in the street to identify positive cases, rush in supermarkets: Beijing lives on Monday under the threat of confinement after a rare epidemic outbreak in the Chinese capital. Beijingers fear a scenario à la Shanghai, where almost all of the 25 million inhabitants have …

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