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 2021-06-22 22:32 

AP

4 people win $250K apiece in New Mexico vaccine sweepstakes...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State health officials announced Tuesday that four people have each won $250,000 prizes as part of the New Mexico vaccine sweepstakes.They were the first four winners of Vax 2......

 2021-06-22 22:28 

AP

Mexico's Caribbean coast hit by heavy seaweed, more expected...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Environmentalists and tourism operators on Mexico's Caribbean coast are complaining about mounds of foul-smelling sargassum — a seaweed-like algae — that are piling up on beaches......

 2021-06-22 22:22 

AP

Pelosi, Schumer to huddle with White House on infrastructure...

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer will confer Wednesday with White House officials on next steps for President Joe Biden's nearly $4 trillion inf......

 2021-06-22 22:22 

ABC News (US)

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Jill Biden touts vaccine in poorly inoculated Mississippi...

First lady Jill Biden is encouraging people in one of the least-vaccinated states to roll up their sleeves and get immunized against the coronavirus...

 2021-06-22 22:19 

AP

Jill Biden touts vaccine in poorly inoculated Mississippi...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — First lady Jill Biden visited one of the states least vaccinated against COVID-19 on Tuesday, encouraging residents of Mississippi to get their shots and telling them, "The Wh......

 2021-06-22 22:06 

Medscape

Cortical Surface Changes Tied to Movement Disorders in Schizophrenia...

Patients with schizophrenia and parkinsonism show distinctive patterns of cortical surface markers compared with their counterparts without parkinsonism and with healthy controls, results of a multimodal MRI study suggest. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-06-22 22:00 

CBC

You've had your 2nd dose. What's safe to do now?...

Canadians are still waiting on official guidelines about what they're allowed to do once they're fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Meanwhile, about 20 per cent of Canadians have both doses— and many want to know: What can I do now?...

 2021-06-22 21:50 

Medscape

'Dreck' to Drama: How the Media Handled, and Got Handled, by COVID...

Social scientists and science journalists reflect on the ups and downs of how the media covered the COVID-19 pandemic. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-06-22 21:36 

AP

Hawaii detects community spread of COVID-19 delta variant...

HONOLULU (AP) — The so-called COVID-19 delta variant, which was first detected in India, is spreading in Hawaii, state health officials said Tuesday. Two cases on Oahu and one on the Big Island wer......

 2021-06-22 21:34 

AP

Norman Rockwell Museum of Vermont to close after decades...

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Norman Rockwell Museum of Vermont is planning to close its doors at the end of the year, almost half a century after its opening.The museum recently reopened after being closed ......

 2021-06-22 21:28 

NY Times

Covid's Delta Variant: What We Know...

The variant is gaining traction worldwide. But vaccines are driving down coronavirus case numbers in the U.S., and it's unclear whether Delta will reverse that trend....

 2021-06-22 21:16 

AP

Court restores Tennessee 1st time voter limit on mail voting...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A panel of federal appellate judges on Tuesday reinstated a Tennessee law requiring first-time voters in the state to appear in person to vote, reasoning in part that the CO......

 2021-06-22 21:12 

Men's Health News

Is Blue Balls Real? Kinda, But You'll Be Okay. We Promise....

Medical experts reveal the scientific explanation behind...

 2021-06-22 21:00 

Men's Health News

The Best CrossFit Equipment for Your Home Gym...

CrossFit enthusiasts who want to bring the box experience to their home can invest in these pieces of gear from top brands like Concept2 and Rep Fitness....

 2021-06-22 20:43 

AP

Louisiana governor agrees to remove PAC limits for campaigns...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Candidates for office in Louisiana will soon be able to take unlimited sums directly from political action committees, under a bill signed into law Tuesday by Gov. John Bel ......

 2021-06-22 20:27 

ABC News (US)

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Iowa court blocks mandatory waiting period for abortion...

An Iowa judge has blocked a state law that would have imposed a 24-hour waiting period before women could get abortions, likely setting up a legal battle before the state Supreme Court...

 2021-06-22 20:26 

AP

Iowa court blocks mandatory waiting period for abortion...

An Iowa judge blocked a state law that would have imposed a 24-hour waiting period before women could get abortions, likely setting up a legal battle before the state Supreme Court.Judge Mitchell T......

 2021-06-22 20:11 

Medscape

Young Adults Have Low Vaccination Rate, CDC Says...

As of May 22, 57% of adults in the US had received at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine, the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report says. WebMD Health News...

 2021-06-22 20:07 

Medscape

Doctor Fined, Accused of Exposing Staff to COVID-19...

OSHA cited Anthony Farina, MD, for exposing patients and staff to COVID-19 while he was ill and failing to take necessary pandemic precautions in his offices. WebMD Health News...

 2021-06-22 19:59 

Medscape

White House: US to Just Miss July 4 Vaccine Goal...

'With the delta variant now spreading across the country and infecting younger people worldwide, it is more important than ever that they take this important step.' WebMD Health News...

 2021-06-22 19:55 

AP

Rescued sea turtles: some to be released, some still sick...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Mississippi Aquarium plans to release seven endangered sea turtles this week, but other institutions in New Orleans and Mississippi are still treating turtles rescued in the ......

 2021-06-22 19:48 

Men's Health News

As a Trans Athlete, Here's What Keeps Me on Track...

Changing the Game's Andraya Yearwood and producer Alex Schmider discuss trans athletes in sports, the importance and family and friends' support, and the new Hulu documentary....

 2021-06-22 19:42 

AP

Baker: State reaches goal of 4.1M residents fully vaccinated...

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts has reached its goal of fully vaccinating 4.1 million residents against the coronavirus, Gov. Charlie Baker announced Tuesday."Today, we have hit our administration's go......

 2021-06-22 19:31 

AP

Indiana DNR probing songbird deaths, illnesses in 5 counties...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State wildlife officials are investigating reports of dead and dying songbirds in five Indiana counties that suffered from ailments seen in birds in several other states.The Ind......

 2021-06-22 19:31 

ABC News (US)

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Migrant youth describe desperation to leave large shelters...

Over a dozen immigrant children have described poor conditions and desperation to get out of emergency facilities set up by the Biden administration to address a record rise in the number of children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border...

 2021-06-22 19:21 

AP

Wisconsin health officials launch COVID plan for schools...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin officials have a launched a new program to test school children for COVID-19 this fall, the state Department of Health Services announced Tuesday.DHS Deputy Secretary......

 2021-06-22 19:20 

AP

Panel OKs NC Senate budget bill; Dems pan policy provisions...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Senate Republicans pushed their North Carolina government budget proposal through the chamber's largest committee Tuesday, rejecting Democratic critiques that the measure spend......

 2021-06-22 19:20 

AP

American Airlines cutting flights as summer season starts...

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines will cut hundreds of flights over the next three weeks to avoid overloading its operation as demand for summer air travel rises faster than once expected.Spokeswoman......

 2021-06-22 19:17 

AP

Infighting in Gulf cartel blamed for Mexico border killings...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The top prosecutor in Mexico's border state of Tamaulipas said Tuesday that infighting between rival factions of the Gulf drug cartel was the motive behind weekend shooting that ......

 2021-06-22 19:09 

AP

Whitmer: Expand tuition aid to 22K more frontline workers...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday called for expanding to 22,000 additional frontline workers a scholarship to attend community college for free.The proposal, which the Democra......

 2021-06-22 18:28 

Men's Health News

15 Black Horror Films to Watch Now...

From 'Us' and 'Get Out' to 'Night of the Living Dead,' here is a list of movies starring Black actors or directed by Black directors....

 2021-06-22 18:21 

AP

EU approves 191.5 billion euros in recovery funds for Italy...

ROME (AP) — The European Union's executive Commission on Tuesday formally approved 191.5 billion euros ($228.5 billion) in pandemic recovery funds for Italy, the 27-nation bloc's third-biggest econ......

 2021-06-22 18:19 

AP

State continues fighting lawsuit over Big Island boy's death...

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii is appealing a recent ruling that allowed a lawsuit to proceed by siblings who say the death of their brother could have been prevented. The lawsuit on behalf of the Big Isla......

 2021-06-22 18:18 

AP

Hawaii officials disagree about when to drop travel testing...

HONOLULU (AP) — Uncertainty remains about exactly when Hawaii will drop its requirement for vaccinated arriving travelers to have a negative coronavirus test to avoid quarantine. Hawaii Lt. Gov. Jo......

 2021-06-22 18:13 

Men's Health News

This Prime Day Deal on the BRRRN Board Is Almost Too Good to Be True...

Heads up—Amazon Prime Day 2021 has BRRRN Board up for grabs at a major discount. Learn more about this deal on one of our favorite pieces of fitness equipment....

 2021-06-22 18:10 

Medscape

ADA Scientific Sessions Address the Old and the New...

A new drug class and a rare comparative effectiveness study for type 2 diabetes, management of type 1 diabetes in adults, COVID-19 and diabetes, and addressing disparities are among many agenda items. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-06-22 18:00 

Men's Health News

William Jackson Harper Reveals How He Maintains His Carb and Sugar-Free Diet...

In the latest installment of Eat Like, Men's Health spoke to William Jackson Harper and his secrets towards manting his carb and sugar-free diet....

 2021-06-22 17:59 

Medscape

Stopping Statins Linked to Death, CV Events in Elderly...

Deprescribing may reduce medication use and adverse events, but a new study suggests that eliminating statins for elderly patients with polypharmacy may have negative effects that far outweigh any benefits. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-06-22 17:42 

Men's Health News

What to Know About Raya, the Dating App for Celebrities...

Here's everything to know about the celebrity dating app Raya, including how to apply and get accepted, and which famous people are on it....

 2021-06-22 17:35 

Men's Health News

The 13 Best Zombie Movies on Netflix...

Netflix has plenty of zombie movies to stream after all your Walking Dead binging. Check out great zombie movies like 'Train to Busan' and 'The Evil Dead'....

 2021-06-22 17:22 

Men's Health News

The Cast of Elite Season 4 is Filled With New and Old Stars...

Netflix's Elite's Season 4 cast is filled with stars both new and old....

 2021-06-22 17:20 

AP

Arizona reports 422 new COVID-19 cases and another 15 deaths...

PHOENIX (AP) — Health officials in Arizona on Tuesday reported 422 new cases of COVID-19 and 15 more deaths.They said the state now has recorded 890,533 known cases of the disease since the pandemi......

 2021-06-22 17:00 

Medscape

ADA 2021...

Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ADA 2021 Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology...

 2021-06-22 16:52 

Medical Daily

Amazon Prime Day Deals 2021: Huge Discounts On Fitness, Exercise And Health Care Products...

In case you missed it, here are the best fitness, health and exercise product deals you can now get on Amazon Prime Day 2021....

 2021-06-22 16:43 

AP

Audit: Strengthen Colorado prescription control program...

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado program that allows doctors, dentists, pharmacists and others to check a database before issuing prescriptions for certain drugs hasn't stopped so-called "doctor shopping" ......

 2021-06-22 16:35 

ABC News (US)

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Moderna's president talks COVID-19 and vaccine technology...

Moderna President Dr. Stephen Hoge says his company is working on developing COVID-19 vaccine booster shots while also trying to harness the genetic code technology it helped pioneer to fight other diseases...

 2021-06-22 16:34 

AP

Nebraska reports fewer virus cases for eighth week in a row...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The number of new COVID-19 cases continued to decrease in Nebraska last week, and the state currently has one of the lowest rate of new cases in the nation. For the eighth week i......

 2021-06-22 16:33 

AP

Chesapeake Bay health edges up to C grade in report card...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The health of the Chesapeake Bay improved to a grade of C in 2020 — up from a C-minus in 2019, according to an annual report card by scientists released Tuesday.Individual ind......

 2021-06-22 16:29 

Men's Health News

A Runner Crushes Road Races Wearing Crocs...

Runner Benjamin Pachev wears Crocs for his road races, an unorthodox choice for distance running. He turns in fast times and turns heads on the road....

 2021-06-22 16:22 

AP

Creighton put on probation by NCAA amid fallout of FBI probe...

The NCAA put Creighton men's basketball program on two years' probation and docked scholarships each of the next two seasons on Tuesday after alleging that a former assistant coach accepted cash fr......

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