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Black Maternal Health Week sounds alarm on disparities Black moms face across Delaware Valley

15 minutes ago   |   ABC

In the United States, Black women are 2.5 times more likely to die from pregnancy-related complications than white women.
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Flagler health department plans campaign to get people vaccinated

Flagler health department plans campaign to get people vaccinated

15 minutes ago   |   WESH

Officials at the Flagler County Health Department will soon begin an aggressive campaign to get younger people vaccinated against COVID-19.
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Vaccine appointments canceled out of hesitancy after Johnson & Johnson vaccine paused

Vaccine appointments canceled out of hesitancy after Johnson & Johnson vaccine paused

15 minutes ago   |   WESH

As of now, health officials in Osceola County say they have enough of the Pfizer shot to keep up.
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5 Astros land on injured list because of COVID-19 protocols

5 Astros land on injured list because of COVID-19 protocols

27 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

HOUSTON - The Houston Astros have placed second baseman Jose Altuve, third baseman Alex Bregman, designated hitter Yordan Álvarez, catcher Martín Maldonado and infielder Robel...
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Director who didn't report doc's misconduct gives up license

27 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A former Ohio State University student health director has surrendered his medical license after being accused of failing to report several complaints in the...
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UMass Amherst officials ‘expect' students, staff to get coronavirus vaccines; Lasell University mandates shots for students

31 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

The state's flagship university said Wednesday it will “expect” students and other members of its campus community to be vaccinated against the coronavirus come fall as other...
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Charlie Baker pitches ‘Red Sox Week' at the Hynes as part of vaccine push for hard-hit communities

31 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

Gov. Charlie Baker is pitching a “Red Sox Week” at the Hynes Convention Center's mass vaccination site to encourage folks from communities hardest hit by the coronavirus...
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CDC vaccine panel unexpectedly delays decision on Johnson & Johnson shot

CDC vaccine panel unexpectedly delays decision on Johnson & Johnson shot

33 minutes ago   |   Politico

A group of vaccine experts advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention deadlocked Wednesday on whether or how to limit use of Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus...
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The pause on J&J's COVID-19 vaccine will continue for now as CDC advisors gather more information on rare blood clots

The pause on J&J's COVID-19 vaccine will continue for now as CDC advisors gather more information on rare blood clots

37 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement An expert panel that advises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends continuing the pause on administering Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19...
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Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine pause will continue as officials seek more data

51 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald   |   3 articles

The current pause on administration of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine will continue until further notice as health officials seek more data following reports of a...
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It's official: Kim Godwin named president of ABC News

It's official: Kim Godwin named president of ABC News

Kim Godwin, a longtime producer and executive at CBS News, has grabbed the top job at ABC News. The history-making hire, which leaked out last week, sets up Godwin as the first... Read more ...

Father of suspect helped hide body of missing student Kristin Smart...

Father of suspect helped hide body of missing student Kristin Smart, prosecutor says

A prosecutor gave more details Wednesday following two arrests authorities say relate to college student Kristin Smart's disappearance in 1996. Read more ...

Cuomo extends NY bar and restaurant curfew to midnight, reopens horse and...

Cuomo extends NY bar and restaurant curfew to midnight, reopens horse and auto races

New York bars and restaurants will soon be able to stay open until midnight beginning next week, pushing back the current 11 p.m. COVID-19 curfew, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced... Read more ...

2,004 new COVID-19 cases, 14 additional deaths reported in Mass

2,004 new COVID-19 cases, 14 additional deaths reported in Mass

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state. Read more ...

Ben Askren feels no pressure 'at all' to represent MMA vs. Jake Paul

Ben Askren feels no pressure 'at all' to represent MMA vs. Jake Paul

ATLANTA - Ben Askren says his boxing match with Jake Paul isn't for anybody but himself. In the lead-up to the Triller Fight Club headliner on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz... Read more ...

Bo Bichette's walk-off homer deals Yankees another crushing loss

Bo Bichette's walk-off homer deals Yankees another crushing loss

DUNEDIN, Fla. - The Yankees dropped another series to a division rival with Wednesday's 5-4 loss, as Bo Bichette led off the bottom of the ninth with a homer off Chad Green to... Read more ...

Yadier Molina enters MLB record books with 2,000th game caught with Cardinals

Yadier Molina enters MLB record books with 2,000th game caught with Cardinals

Molina is the sixth catcher to hit the 2,000 game mark, but the first to reach that milestone with one team. Read more ...

Family of teen fatally shot by trooper releases statement

Family of teen fatally shot by trooper releases statement

The family of a 16-year-old boy fatally shot by a Maryland state trooper released a statement. Read more ...

House committee votes to approve DC statehood as Democrats denounce the...

House committee votes to approve DC statehood as Democrats denounce the disenfranchisement of DC's 700,000 residents

Summary List Placement The House Oversight and Reform Committee approved a bill on Wednesday that would make Washington, DC, the country's 51st state. The Washington, DC... Read more ...

US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan begins May 1, ends Sept. 11

US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan begins May 1, ends Sept. 11

The US military will begin a full withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan starting on May 1, and complete the process by the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks... Read more ...