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What to Know About Monkeypox — Including How It Spreads — as the CDC Confirms a U.S. Case
A Massachusetts resident was diagnosed with the extremely rare virus, but the CDC has said this case poses "no risk to the public"
A Doctor Who Evaluated Amber Heard Says She Has Borderline Personality Disorder: What That Means
Johnny Depp’s lawyers hired a clinical and forensic psychologist who claims that Heard has a mental disorder that leads to feelings of emptiness and causes identity diffusion
What to Know About Ventricular Tachycardia and Myotonic Dystrophy, Gilbert Gottfried's 'Long Illness'
The comedian, who died Tuesday at 67, was dealing with "a very specific, rare genetic disorder," cardiologist Dr. Jennifer Haythe tells PEOPLE
Aphasia Can Have Many Causes — an Expert Shares What to Know About This 'Complex' Condition
Bruce Willis’ family shared last week that he was one of the millions of people diagnosed each year with aphasia, an impairment that alters a person’s ability to speak or read
As States Impose Abortion Bans, Young Doctors Struggle — and Travel Far — to Learn the Procedure
A barrage of abortion restrictions rippling across the country, from Florida to Texas to Idaho, is shrinking the already limited training options for U.S. medical students and residents who want to learn how to perform abortion procedures.
An Orthopedic Surgeon Explains Why Deion Sanders Had to Have 2 Toes Amputated: 'A Time Bomb in His Leg'
Dr. Steven Sheskier describes what likely happened to NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders during his harrowing, life-threatening ordeal shown on Coach Prime

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AJLT Writers on the Real-Life Experience That Inspired Charlotte's 'Flash Period' — And What to Know

"I, like Charlotte, thought I had made a very smooth transition into 'the change,'" And Just Like That... executive producer and writer Elisa Zuritsky said of last week's episode