As Legal Gambling Surges, Some States Want to Teach Teens…

Posted by June 2, 2023

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — As a high school senior, Nick was blessed with a deadly accurate jump shot from the three-point range — something he was quick to

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Keeping Cool in an Ever-Hotter World

Posted by June 1, 2023

As a graduate student in public health, I thought I knew about the dangers of extreme heat. But that danger hit me on the head – literally – in the swelteri

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TSA: Holiday Weekend Air Travel Rebounds, Tops Pre-Pandemic Levels

Posted by May 30, 2023

Airport security screenings over the holiday weekend surpassed pre-pandemic levels for the same weekend in 2019, according to the Transportation Security Admini

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Car Seats and Baby Formula Are Regulated. Is Social Media…

Posted by May 23, 2023

The U.S. Surgeon General is warning there is not enough evidence to show that social media is safe for children and teens — and is calling on tech companies,

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WHO Downgrades COVID Pandemic, Says It’s No Longer Emergency

Posted by May 5, 2023

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization said Friday that COVID-19 no longer qualifies as a global emergency, marking a symbolic end to the devastating cor

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Food Prices Fall on World Markets but Not on Kitchen…

Posted by April 27, 2023

A restaurant on the outskirts of Nairobi skimps on the size of its chapatis — a flaky, chewy Kenyan flatbread — to save on cooking oil. Cash-strapped Pakist

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Gun Violence, Homelessness, Mental Health Drive Fear in America’s Youth:…

Posted by April 24, 2023

America's young people are afraid. Very afraid.Forty percent of 18- to 29-year-old Americans – a generation that grew up participating in active shooter drill

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Thousands of Doctors Plan to Walk off Job Again in…

Posted by April 8, 2023

LONDON (AP) — A four-day strike planned by tens of thousands of doctors in England next week could lead to the postponement of a quarter-million medical appoi

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China Health Officials Lash Out at WHO, Defend Virus Search

Posted by April 8, 2023

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese health officials defended their search for the source of the COVID-19 virus and lashed out Saturday at the World Health Organization af

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Many Millions Die Without Clean Water or Sanitation, UN Says

Posted by March 23, 2023

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A lack of drinking water and healthy sanitation infrastructure is dire around the world and getting worse, United Nations experts warned

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3 ways to create community and counter loneliness – Harvard…

Posted by March 8, 2023

Breaking through loneliness to build connections and enhance well-being. Loneliness is complicated. You can feel lonely when you lack friends

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Made in the USA? Proposed Rule Clarifies Grocery Meat Labels

Posted by March 6, 2023

Shoppers could soon find it easier to tell if those grocery store steaks or pork chops were really “Made in the USA.”Federal agriculture officials on Monday

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