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Climate Change Threatens to Spread Viruses Through an Unprepared World

2 days ago   |   Time

Climate change is creating ideal conditions for infectious-disease transmission and the world's health-care systems aren't ready for the shock it will cause, according to a new...
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Climate change is bad for your health. And plans to boost economies may make it worse

Climate change is bad for your health. And plans to boost economies may make it worse

2 days ago   |   NPR

A Lancet medical journal report finds that human-caused climate change is worsening human health in just about every measurable way. It calls for more urgent action from world...
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If Massachusetts' coronavirus vaccination rate was matched in Florida and Texas, more than 20,000 deaths could have been prevented: Report

10 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Matching Massachusetts' higher coronavirus vaccination rate could have averted more than 20,000 deaths and about 100,000 hospitalizations in Florida and Texas amid the delta...
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Over 50 million people suffered from major depressive disorder in 2020 due to Covid-19 pandemic, new global study estimates

Over 50 million people suffered from major depressive disorder in 2020 due to Covid-19 pandemic, new global study estimates

13 days ago   |   RT

The coronavirus pandemic has added to the burden of depressive and anxiety disorders in over 200 countries last year, a new study shows, saying the impact of Covid-19 has...
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UK meat consumption falls by nearly a fifth in the last decade, as scientists warn reduction must be faster to hit climate target

UK meat consumption falls by nearly a fifth in the last decade, as scientists warn reduction must be faster to hit climate target

14 days ago   |   RT

The UK's daily meat consumption has dropped by 17% over the last 10 years, an Oxford University study has found, as Britons seek to reduce the environmental impact of their...
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Lancet editor cites ‘trans health' in ‘apology' for cover quote describing women as ‘bodies with vaginas'

Lancet editor cites ‘trans health' in ‘apology' for cover quote describing women as ‘bodies with vaginas'

20 days ago   |   RT

Responding to backlash, the prestigious medical journal's chief editor triggered another, with a confusing apology bringing up “transgender health” instead. Last week's cover...
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Study: Police Killings in U.S. Are Significantly Underreported

20 days ago   |   Time

A new study of over 30 years worth of medical data reveals the number of deaths at the hands of police officers in the U.S. is more than double the amount that's been widely...
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Is Nose Hair Essential to Fighting Off Colds and Other Viral Illnesses?

2 monthes ago   |   NY Times

Expert advice on whether trimming or waxing your nose hairs might increase the risk of respiratory infections.
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Olympics, pandemic and politics: There's no separating them

3 monthes ago   |   My Sanantonio

TOKYO - Over and over, year after year, the stewards of the Olympics say it: The Games aren't supposed to be political. But how do you avoid politics when you're trying to pull...
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New Study Says Nearly 3/4 Million Cancers A Year Linked To Alcohol Use

New Study Says Nearly 3/4 Million Cancers A Year Linked To Alcohol Use

3 monthes ago   |   NPR

Most people don't realize alcohol consumption can cause cancer. A report in Lancet Oncology shows how big a risk factor it is for esophageal, mouth, larynx, colon, rectum...
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2 firefighters honored with airshow rides for their heroism

2 firefighters honored with airshow rides for their heroism

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Heavy rain and wind headed our way for the end of the weekend

Heavy rain and wind headed our way for the end of the weekend

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Nets clip 76ers with furious late rally for thrilling first win

Nets clip 76ers with furious late rally for thrilling first win

Nets rallied late for a thrilling 114-109 gut-check victory over the Sixers on Friday night at Wells Fargo Center. Read more ...

Deputies investigate alleged hazing at T or C high school

Deputies investigate alleged hazing at T or C high school

The Sierra County Sheriff's Office is investigating a hazing incident involving the football team at Hot Springs High School in T or C. Read more ...

Apple's ad changes wiped $142 billion off Snap, Facebook, and other online...

Ad-based businesses are smarting in the wake of Apple's allegedly self-serving "ad-tracking transparency" update. Read more ...

Four people injured in South Side shooting

Four people injured in South Side shooting

CHICAGO - Four people were injured in a shooting Friday night on the city's South Side, according to Chicago fire officials. Fire officials said four adults were shot just... Read more ...

Raptors beat Celtics 115-83, spoil Udoka's home opener

Raptors beat Celtics 115-83, spoil Udoka's home opener

BOSTON - Scottie Barnes had 25 points and 13 rebounds, Gary Trent Jr. scored 12 of his 20 points in the third quarter and the Toronto Raptors beat Boston 115-83 on Friday night... Read more ...

ABC Cop Drama 'The Rookie' to Only Use Airsoft Guns on Set After 'Rust' Shooting

"There will be no more 'live' weapons on the show," said showrunner Alexi Hawley. Read more ...

Kevin Durant Triple-Doubles as Nets Rally Past Joel Embiid, 76ers with Late Run

The Philadelphia 76ers' organizational collapse off the court may be following them on it. The Sixers failed to make a field goal in the final 5:33, falling... Read more ...

De Blasio blames everyone but himself for Rikers Island debacle

De Blasio blames everyone but himself for Rikers Island debacle

When confronted with the crisis at Rikers Island, the Mayor Bill de Blasio blames everyone and everything but himself. Read more ...