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Light pollution linked to preterm birth increase

21 minutes ago   |   Science Daily

Scientists conducted the first study to examine the fetal health impact of light pollution based on a direct measure of skyglow, an important aspect of light pollution. Using...
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In CDC's backyard, school reopening debate divides medical experts

21 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Just down the road from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in a community flush with resident health professionals, the Decatur, Georgia, school system had no...
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More than 50K new vaccine doses given in Illinois as state reports 3,751 COVID-19 cases, 81 deaths

More than 50K new vaccine doses given in Illinois as state reports 3,751 COVID-19 cases, 81 deaths

21 minutes ago   |   WGN TV   |   5 articles

CHICAGO - The rate of COVID-19 vaccinations is on the rise in Illinois, as promising trends in a declining number of cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue Wednesday. In...
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More than half of the COVID-19 deaths reported in SC Wednesday were in the Upstate

More than half of the COVID-19 deaths reported in SC Wednesday were in the Upstate

27 minutes ago   |   WYFF   |   5 articles

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Tuesday 1,993 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 24 additional confirmed deaths.
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Wisconsin COVID-19: WI reports 1,328 new coronavirus cases, 34 deaths

31 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   5 articles

Wisconsin health officials reported 1,328 new COVID-19 cases and 34 deaths Wednesday.
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Chicago skateboard crew froSkate brings inclusivity

43 minutes ago   |   ABC

FroSkate is an inclusive skating organization, fostering community and helping each individual's mental and physical health.
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Inspectors to look for violations when outdoor dining resumes in Los Angeles County

55 minutes ago   |   ABC

Los Angeles County's Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer will be meeting with restaurant owners and employee unions on Wednesday to discuss additional required safety...
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NFL Offering Fans Chance To Buy $100 Cutouts In Stands For Super Bowl LV

1 hour ago   |   CBS

While there will be fans in the stands at Raymond James Stadium on February 7 for Super Bowl LV, the stadium won't be at capacity due to health and safety protocols in place to...
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Seniors line up for COVID-19 vaccines at Dorney Park, St. Luke's clinics with limited supply of shots available

1 hour ago   |   The Morning Call

Lehigh Valley Health Network and St. Luke's University Health Network administered COVID-19 shots at separate vaccine clinics Wednesday. LVHN held its first mass vaccination...
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Poll: How should Massachusetts streamline the coronavirus vaccine rollout?

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

How should Massachusetts streamline the coronavirus vaccine rollout? Take our poll to weigh in.
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Feds Get First Conviction in Plot to Kidnap Governor

Feds Get First Conviction in Plot to Kidnap Governor

One of six men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pleaded guilty Wednesday and agreed to testify against the other five suspects. Ty Garbin, a... Read more ...

Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

Jennifer King is just the second woman in league history to be an assistant position coach after Tampa Bay's assistant defensive line coach Lori Locust. Read more ...

No Mardi Gras parades, so thousands make 'house floats'

No Mardi Gras parades, so thousands make 'house floats'

You just can't keep a good city down, especially when Mardi Gras is coming. Read more ...

Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

President Joe Biden is undertaking the most ambitious effort ever to cut America's oil, gas and coal emissions and stave off the worst effects of climate change. Read more ...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives lost so far in the US

The grim milestone underpins the growing demand from state officials for more vaccines so that Americans can be inoculated more quickly. Read more ...

'I couldn't believe it': Customer leaves huge tip for restaurant's entire staff

'I couldn't believe it': Customer leaves huge tip for restaurant's entire staff

The customer left a $2,021 cash tip and a note. Read more ...

FDA places all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico on 'import alert'

FDA places all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico on 'import alert'

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico will now be subject to heightened scrutiny, and FDA staff may detain shipments. Read more ...

Inaugural poet, Harvard grad, Amanda Gorman to participate in Super Bowl...

Inaugural poet, Harvard grad, Amanda Gorman to participate in Super Bowl coin toss

Amanda Gorman will recite a poem about the impact of the three honorary Super Bowl captains. Read more ...

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens' stock price got a boost Wednesday with Starbucks honcho Roz Brewer poised to take over as the pharmacy chain's new CEO. Shares in the Illinois-based drugstore giant... Read more ...

Mets name Zack Scott acting GM after Jared Porter firing

Mets name Zack Scott acting GM after Jared Porter firing

The Mets are moving forward with Zack Scott as their acting general manager, the team announced Wednesday, after they fired GM Jared Porter for sending lewd text messages to a... Read more ...