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 2021-09-23 12:33 

Men's Health News

Anthony Joshua Revealed How He Attained His Shredded Physique...

AJ has reduced his reliance on weight lifting and now gets most of his bulk from boxing, but what does his size tell us about his fight night tactics?...

 2021-09-23 12:15 

AP

Veterans at Revolutionary battlefield dig find camaraderie...

STILLWATER, N.Y. (AP) — Military veterans who carefully dug and sifted through clumps of dirt this month at a Revolutionary War battlefield in New York did more than uncover artifacts fired from mu......

 2021-09-23 12:09 

USA Today

Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin, Selena Gomez and the harmful nature of 'shipping' celebrities...
 2021-09-23 11:27 

ABC News (US)

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Woman with Down syndrome loses UK abortion law challenge...

A woman with Down syndrome has lost a court challenge against the British government over a law allowing the abortion up until birth of a fetus with the condition...

 2021-09-23 11:06 

ABC News (US)

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Nobel prize ceremonies are again scaled down due to virus...

For the second year in a row, the Nobel prize ceremonies have been reined in and scaled down events are planned because of uncertainty about the pandemic and international travel possibilities...

 2021-09-23 11:06 

AP

Nobel prize ceremonies are again scaled down due to virus...

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Nobel Prize ceremonies will be reined in and scaled-down for the second year in a row due to the coronavirus pandemic, the foundation behind the coveted prizes said Thursday.Th......

 2021-09-23 11:03 

ABC News (US)

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The Latest: Vaccines to be required for Albania lawmakers...

Albania's Parliament has decided to make the coronavirus vaccination mandatory for all lawmakers...

 2021-09-23 10:03 

AP

Pence hopeful the Supreme Court will restrict abortion in US...

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that he is hopeful the new conservative majority on the Supreme Court created during his and President Donald Trump's ad......

 2021-09-23 09:09 

AP

EPA completes rule to phase out gases used as refrigerants...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In what officials call a key step to combat climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency is sharply limiting domestic production and use of hydrofluorocarbons, highly poten......

 2021-09-23 09:02 

NY Times

Weekly Health Quiz: Weight Loss, G-spots and Dry Eyes...

Test your knowledge of this week's health news....

 2021-09-23 09:01 

USA Today

Telltale signs of workplace burnout and what to do if you spot them...
 2021-09-23 09:00 

Medical Daily

Doctor Who Refuses To Get Vaccinated Speaks Out Against Mandates: 'They Do More Harm Than Good'...

A Santa Barbara County doctor has spoken out against the mandatory vaccination among health care workers, saying that the mandates do far more harm than good....

 2021-09-23 08:59 

NY Times

After Vaccine Booster Decision, Panel Meets on Who Gets Shots...

Scientific advisers to the C.D.C. have been discussing the details of federal guidance on who qualifies for a Pfizer-BioNTech booster shot and why. A decision is expected on Thursday....

 2021-09-23 08:59 

NY Times

C.D.C. Panel Meets on Who Gets Booster Shots After F.D.A. Decision...

Scientific advisers to the C.D.C. have been discussing the details of federal guidance on who qualifies for a Pfizer-BioNTech booster shot and why. A decision is expected on Thursday....

 2021-09-23 08:00 

USA Today

FDA authorizes Pfizer booster for people 65 and over; Iowa sets new 2021 high for coronavirus hospitalizations: COVID-19 updates...

Health care workers, teachers and grocery workers are among the high-risk workers eligible for a Pfizer booster. The latest COVID-19 updates:...

 2021-09-23 06:22 

ABC News (US)

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Naval officer wins praise for Portugal's vaccine rollout...

As Portugal nears its goal of fully vaccinating 85% of the population against COVID-19 in nine months, other countries want to know how it was able to accomplish the feat...

 2021-09-23 05:45 

AP

Maine fair known for huge pumpkins back from pandemic hiatus...

CUMBERLAND, Maine (AP) — A farmers fair that dates to the 1860s will resume in Maine this weekend after taking a year off due to COVID-19.The Cumberland Fair is scheduled to start on Sunday and run......

 2021-09-23 04:38 

ABC News (US)

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Is the delta variant of the coronavirus worse for kids?...

The delta variant is causing a surge in infections among kids in the U.S. and elsewhere, but experts say there are no strong signs yet that it is causing more severe disease for young patients...

 2021-09-23 04:00 

Men's Health News

Build a Superhero Back with the Reeves Incline Row...

Build back muscle, strength, and durability with this modification to bodybuilder Steve Reeves' famous Reeves Row, from fitness director Ebenezer Samuel, C.S.C.S....

 2021-09-23 04:00 

WHO

Global leaders commit further support for global equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines and COVAX...

Leaders pledge financing, dose donations, support for country readiness and delivery and scale up of global manufacturing, to enable equitable access to COVID-19 vaccinesTo improve access for lower-income economies, the United States will contribute an ad...

 2021-09-23 03:08 

AP

Brandi Carlile, Sturgill Simpson win top Americana awards...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile added another trophy to her shelf as she won artist of the year at the 2021 Americana Honors and Awards show, while country s......

 2021-09-23 02:34 

AP

Man refusing to wear mask disrupts school board meeting...

WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) — Police were called to a Walla Walla School Board meeting on Tuesday when a man refused to wear a mask and disrupted the proceedings, officials said.The meeting Tuesday was......

 2021-09-23 01:41 

Medscape

FDA OKs Pfizer COVID Booster for 65 and Over, Those at High Risk...

The FDA has taken its advisory board's recommendations and approved a booster for Pfizer's mRNA vaccine for only a certain segment of the adult population. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-23 01:02 

AP

Navajo Nation reports 52 more COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths...

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation on Wednesday reported 52 more COVID-19 cases and five additional deaths.The latest numbers pushed the tribe's totals to 33,637 confirmed COVID-19 cases f......

 2021-09-23 00:55 

AP

Indiana mom says school cut autistic son's hair without OK...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A mother is upset with an Indiana school after a staff member gave a haircut to her son who is autistic."My baby has beautiful curly hair," Nikki Battle said. "Now there are pat......

 2021-09-23 00:55 

AP

Official: Convicted killer starting life sentence found dead...

ANGOLA, La. (AP) — A white man convicted of the apparently random killing of a Black man was found dead early Wednesday shortly after being moved to the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola to be......

 2021-09-23 00:44 

AP

Judge considers request to block Arizona abortion law...

PHOENIX (AP) — A lawyer for several Arizona abortion providers urged a federal judge Wednesday to block a new state law that would allow prosecutors to charge doctors who knowingly terminate a preg......

 2021-09-23 00:37 

AP

Face-to-face meeting got Kaprizov deal done for Guerin, Wild...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — These complex contract negotiations between the Minnesota Wild and Calder Memorial Trophy winner Kirill Kaprizov were crawling closer and closer to training camp, and neither......

 2021-09-23 00:37 

AP

Alaska outlines plans to help hospitals amid COVID-19 cases...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska officials outlined plans Wednesday to help hospitals prioritize care if needed amid a surge in COVID-19 cases and announced short-term contracts for more than 400 healt......

 2021-09-23 00:14 

AP

Ukraine's leader takes UN to task as 'retired superhero'...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Leaders who are "playing" at unity and stuffing pressing problems into an overflowing bag of woe. A world that's in the same boat, but first-class passengers get the lifeboats......

 2021-09-23 00:05 

USA Today

FDA authorizes booster dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for people 65 and older, high-risk workers...

The FDA authorized COVID booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for people 65 and older and those whose jobs put them at high risk for exposure....

 2021-09-22 23:37 

ABC News (US)

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US booster campaign gets closer as FDA OKs extra shots of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for seniors, others at high risk...

US booster campaign gets closer as FDA OKs extra shots of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for seniors, others at high risk...

 2021-09-22 23:26 

AP

Michigan passes 1 million confirmed COVID-19 cases...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has recorded more than 1 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, the health department reported Wednesday.The state crossed that thresho......

 2021-09-22 23:25 

ABC News (US)

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California governor signs privacy laws for abortion patients...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed two laws aimed at protecting the privacy of abortion providers and their patients...

 2021-09-22 23:11 

AP

NYC vaccine mandate for teachers, staff to go forward...

NEW YORK (AP) — A vaccine mandate for New York City's public school teachers and other staffers can go forward as planned next week, after a state judge on Wednesday lifted a temporary restraining ......

 2021-09-22 23:05 

AP

Gov. Lamont seeks to extend his masking, vaccination orders...

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont on Wednesday released a list of executive orders he hopes top legislative leaders will agree to extend through Feb. 15.The orders include required COVID-19 vaccinations ......

 2021-09-22 22:58 

AP

Parachutists bail on West Virginia's Bridge Day...

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Parachutists won't jump off the nation's third-highest bridge next month due to worries about sufficient emergency health care amid the coronavirus pandemic, an organizer......

 2021-09-22 22:56 

AP

Aides of former Gov. Cuomo on hook for new legal bills...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state has stopped paying legal bills for state employees who worked for former Gov. Andrew Cuomo as he faced ongoing investigations on the state and federal level.Gov. ......

 2021-09-22 22:53 

Medscape

Nurses' Union 'Dismayed' Over Halted Medicare Drug Price Cuts...

National Nurses United voiced disappointment that House members blocked drug price negotiations that could have lowered costs for Medicare patients, favoring pharmaceutical profits over patients. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-09-22 22:24 

USA Today

'Concerning and dangerous': Asthma organization warns of new social trend using hydrogen peroxide to treat COVID-19...

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America said people have used nebulizers to inhale hydrogen peroxide to treat COVID-19, which can be toxic....

 2021-09-22 22:17 

AP

Official: Kansas middle school student died of COVID-19...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A state education official said Wednesday that a Kansas middle school student has died of COVID-19.The child's death would be the first reported COVID-19 death of someone aged 1......

 2021-09-22 22:00 

Men's Health News

What If...? Episode 7 Brought Ultron Back With a Terrifying New Body: Vision's...

Episode 7 marked the return of Ultron, in an alternate version where he's got Vision's body and all of the Infinity Stones....

 2021-09-22 21:57 

AP

UI hospitals head says virus surge leading to staff burnout...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The head of Iowa's largest hospital said Wednesday that he's worried a surge in coronavirus cases is burning out many nurses and other staffers.Suresh Gunasekaran, the CEO o......

 2021-09-22 21:57 

AP

Alabama sees antibody shipments decline...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama saw its number of available monoclonal antibody doses fall as federal officials try to ration the limited resource, but low-vaccination Southern states continued to ......

 2021-09-22 21:49 

Medscape

Wellcome Trust's Jeremy Farrar: 'Seeing the End of the Pandemic Is Premature'...

Jeremy Farrar explains why we must expect new variants, and why he'd like to give away his booster shot. Medscape...

 2021-09-22 21:43 

Medscape

Wherefore COVID Vaccine Boosters?...

Dr F. Perry Wilson explains why the FDA got it right in not recommending COVID vaccine booster doses for everyone. Medscape...

 2021-09-22 21:38 

AP

Red Lake Nation: People coming for work should be vaccinated...

RED LAKE, Minn. (AP) — The Red Lake Nation in northern Minnesota is requiring all people who come to the reservation for work or other business purposes to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or show we......

 2021-09-22 21:36 

ABC News (US)

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Researchers detect malaria resistant to key drug in Africa...

Scientists have found evidence of a drug-resistant form of malaria in Africa...

 2021-09-22 21:35 

AP

Researchers detect malaria resistant to key drug in Africa...

LONDON (AP) — Scientists have found evidence of a resistant form of malaria in Uganda, a worrying sign that the top drug used against the parasitic disease could ultimately be rendered useless with......

 2021-09-22 21:33 

Medscape

Remdesivir Sharply Cuts COVID Hospitalization Risk, Gilead Says...

In a phase 3 trial, remdesivir was linked with an 87% reduction in COVID-19-related hospitalization or all-cause death compared with placebo. Medscape Medical News...

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