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 2021-10-16 13:20 

Men's Health News

The New 'Hawkeye' Trailer Just Confirmed a Key Marvel Character's Return...

Marvel has released a new teaser for their forthcoming TV series Hawkeye, which has confirmed the return of Clint's wife Laura Barton....

 2021-10-16 13:15 

Men's Health News

'The Batman' Just Unveiled a New Look at Gotham City...

The Batman has unveiled new look at Gotham City ahead of the new trailer release....

 2021-10-16 12:52 

ABC News (US)

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Backlog in federal safety rules amid US car crash 'epidemic'...

As traffic fatalities spike during the pandemic, the federal agency in charge of auto safety is struggling with a growing backlog of safety rules ordered by Congress that are years overdue and estimated to save thousands of lives...

 2021-10-16 12:30 

AP

20 federal health care workers to help with COVID in Spokane...

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Providence Health Care in Spokane announced Friday it has requested federal resources to help address an increasing number of COVID-19 hospitalizations. Providence said it req......

 2021-10-16 12:00 

AP

Survey: pandemic took a toll on kids' learning and grades...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Last spring, after teaching their kids at home for most of the 2020-21 school year, Rob and Melissa Seger sent their eldest daughter back to school in March.By then, Rob Seger......

 2021-10-16 11:34 

AP

After months in lockdown, a weary world is ready to dance...

Even in the depths of the pandemic -- even when the world locked down, leaving billions isolated and desolated -- there were those who danced."I did not stop dancing for a second," says Federico Ca......

 2021-10-16 11:03 

AP

Russia's daily COVID-19 deaths top 1,000 for first time...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's daily death toll from COVID-19 has exceeded 1,000 for the first time as the country faces a sustained wave of rising infections. The national coronavirus task force on Saturd......

 2021-10-16 10:29 

ABC News (US)

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The Latest: Russia's daily virus death toll passes 1,000...

Russia's daily death toll from COVID-19 has exceeded 1,000 for the first time as the country faces a sustained wave of rising infections...

 2021-10-16 09:30 

USA Today

Dr. Francis Collins is retiring as director of the National Institutes of Health. What will be his legacy? What will he do next?...
 2021-10-16 09:00 

NY Times

Short on Staff, Some Hospices Ask New Patients To Wait...

"It causes huge distress to tell a family, 'We can't serve you,'" said one state hospice organization director....

 2021-10-16 08:00 

USA Today

Will Facebook be part of the problem or solution for the teens we treat with mental illness?...

Pediatricians like us are caring for more teens than usual with depression, anxiety and eating disorders. Facebook can spotlight positive messages....

 2021-10-16 08:00 

CBC

Where's the line on who gets COVID booster shots?...

Many Canadians are wondering why more people are eligible for booster shots in countries like the U.S. and Israel. Immunologists and infectious disease experts say the guidelines in Canada make scientific sense....

 2021-10-16 06:32 

AP

'God have mercy': Tigray residents describe life under siege...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — As food and the means to buy it dwindled in a city under siege, the young mother felt she could do no more. She killed herself, unable to feed her children.In a Catholic churc......

 2021-10-16 03:59 

ABC News (US)

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New Zealand dispenses record number of jabs at 'Vaxathon'...

New Zealand health care workers have administered a record number of vaccine jabs as the nation holds a festival aimed at getting more people inoculated against the coronavirus...

 2021-10-16 00:28 

AP

California judge tentatively rejects cutting inmate crowding...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California judge tentatively ruled Friday that state prison officials acted with deliberate indifference when they caused a deadly coronavirus outbreak at one o......

 2021-10-16 00:27 

AP

Fans watch UConn basketball teams in person on First Night...

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn held its first "First Night" celebration in two years on Friday, filling Gampel Pavilion with students for the annual unofficial start to the basketball season after havi......

 2021-10-16 00:02 

NY Times

F.D.A. Panel Unanimously Recommends Johnson & Johnson Booster Shots...

But many panel members said J. & J. recipients might also benefit from the option of a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna booster, an action that an F.D.A. official said was possible....

 2021-10-15 23:47 

ABC News (US)

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Chicago mayor takes police union head to court over vaccines...

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has taken her fight with the head of the city's police officers union to court, arguing that his call for officers to ignore an order to report their COVID-19 vaccination status by Friday was illegal...

 2021-10-15 23:03 

AP

Alaska Federation of Natives annual meeting will be online...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Federation of Natives annual convention, the largest gathering of Indigenous people in the state, will be all virtual this year, organizers announced Friday.The ......

 2021-10-15 22:30 

Men's Health News

You Season 3 Has the Suburban Playlist of Your Nightmares...

The soundtrack from 'You' Season 3 features all kinds of songs, including Lorde and indie rock. It all fits into Joe Goldberg's terrifying new life in suburbia....

 2021-10-15 22:01 

AP

QBs, big names plentiful among injured early in NFL season...

About a third of the starting quarterbacks have already missed time because of injuries, and Richard Sherman's return to the NFL was hastened by Tampa Bay's need at cornerback. And now Sherman is h......

 2021-10-15 22:00 

Men's Health News

Don Your Armor and Prepare to Watch The Last Duel...

Here's how you can watch 'The Last Duel,' which stars Jodie Comer, Adam Driver, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck....

 2021-10-15 21:36 

AP

Kentucky reported 2,008 new coronavirus cases...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported 2,008 new coronavirus cases and 31 virus-related deaths Friday, with around 27.4% of the new cases occurring in children and teens aged 18 and under.The stat......

 2021-10-15 21:30 

AP

Sandwich-themed New Orleans festival put off due to COVID-19...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A November festival dedicated to New Orleans' signature sandwich is being postponed until next year. The decision by organizers to postpone the Oak Street Po-Boy Festival was ann......

 2021-10-15 21:07 

Medscape

Gut Bacteria May Fuel Prostate Cancer Treatment Resistance...

During prostate cancer treatment, some gut bacteria start making hormones that may support cancer growth and treatment resistance. WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-15 21:02 

AP

LSU Health Sciences Center chancellor resigns amid criticism...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The chancellor of the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans is resigning. LSU issued a statement Thursday evening stating that Larry Hollier was stepping down immediately. Hi......

 2021-10-15 20:56 

Medscape

Nebraska AG: Docs Can Prescribe Controversial COVID Drugs...

Nebraska's attorney general said Friday that he won't seek disciplinary action against doctors who prescribe controversial, off-label drugs to treat and prevent coronavirus infections. Associated Press...

 2021-10-15 20:49 

Medscape

Pandemic Adds More Weight to Burden of Obesity in Children...

"Our nation's safety net is fragile, outdated, and out of reach for millions of eligible kids and caregivers," said an author of a new report. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-15 20:35 

AP

Yellowstone crews scale back search for Utah conservationist...

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The National Park Service has scaled back the search for Kim Crumbo, a conservationist from Utah who disappeared along with his brother during a Yellowstone backcountry trip in S......

 2021-10-15 20:34 

ABC News (US)

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Kids in California county care sleeping on floor in building...

A central California county executive is pledging immediate changes after a news report revealed that vulnerable children removed from their families were living in deplorable conditions inside a child welfare office building...

 2021-10-15 20:34 

AP

Kids in California county care sleeping on floor in building...

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A central California county executive has pledged immediate changes after a news report revealed that vulnerable children removed from their families were living in deplorable......

 2021-10-15 20:31 

Medscape

Cities, Police Unions Clash as Vaccine Mandates Take Effect...

Police unions and officers are pushing back by filing lawsuits to block the mandates. Associated Press...

 2021-10-15 20:26 

AP

COVID-19 delta surge continues to recede in Nevada...

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada health officials say rural areas with low vaccination rates remain a concern, but overall COVID-19 trends continue to improve statewide, with a test positivity rate that's ......

 2021-10-15 20:22 

Medscape

How the Navajo's Cultural Values Are Driving COVID Vaccinations...

COVID-19 has killed Native Americans at twice the rate of White Americans, underscoring the health inequities and deep-rooted distrust tribal nations have of federal government entities. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-15 20:20 

Medscape

Pfizer COVID Vaccine Boosters: Who Needs Them? Who Can Get Them?...

Decision, reversals, and premature announcements have characterized the COVID vaccine booster story in the United States. Where do we stand now? Medscape Internal Medicine...

 2021-10-15 20:19 

AP

Legionnaires outbreak persists at Portland apartment complex...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials have confirmed that a North Portland apartment complex had a new case of Legionnaires' disease in late September, the latest in an outbreak attributed to the waterbo......

 2021-10-15 20:19 

Medscape

Rituximab More Effective Than Other MS Treatments?...

Rituximab reduced relapses and MRI activity more effectively than dimethyl fumarate, natalizumab, and injectable therapies in a recent study. Disability did not differ between treatments, however. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-15 20:16 

Medscape

ECTRIMS/EAN Statement on COVID-19 Vaccination in MS Patients...

The statement concludes that COVID-19 vaccines are safe for patients with multiple sclerosis and that most MS patients gain the same protection as the general population. But there are exceptions. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-15 20:06 

Men's Health News

The Last Duel Is Ben Affleck at His Most Chaotic...

You've seen him before. But you've never seen him as a drunk and horny 14th century lord....

 2021-10-15 20:01 

AP

Court: Town must turn over emails to gas pipeline builder...

A judge on Friday ordered the release of emails between officials in a Philadelphia suburb and the developer of a natural gas pipeline that was charged with environmental crimes related to construc......

 2021-10-15 19:56 

ABC News (US)

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US: States can order COVID shots for younger kids next week...

U.S. health officials are setting the stage for a national COVID-19 vaccination campaign for younger children, inviting state officials to pre-order doses starting next week...

 2021-10-15 19:56 

AP

US: States can order COVID shots for younger kids next week...

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are setting the stage for a national COVID-19 vaccination campaign for younger children, inviting state officials to order doses before the shots are authorize......

 2021-10-15 19:48 

AP

Woman asked to pick up symptomatic child punches principal...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Springfield woman accused of punching an elementary school principal after being summoned to pick up her child showing potential COVID-19 symptoms was charged Friday with......

 2021-10-15 19:22 

Medscape

FDA Panel Backs Boosters for Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Recipients...

While the advisory panel felt the data supporting a booster was limited and unfocused, they unanimously backed a second shot for recipients of the J&J vaccine. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-15 19:13 

AP

Oklahoma health update to add more than 1,000 COVID deaths...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health says it would reconcile its reported COVID-19 deaths with those reported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, resulti......

 2021-10-15 18:48 

AP

Popular hula competition still uncertain because of pandemic...

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Plans for the world's most prestigious hula competition remain uncertain because of the pandemic.In normal times, thousands of people from around the world descend on Hilo on th......

 2021-10-15 18:43 

ABC News (US)

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Cities, police unions clash as vaccine mandates take effect...

Police departments that are requiring officers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 are running up against pockets of resistance across the U.S. Police unions and officers are pushing back by filing lawsuits to block the mandates...

 2021-10-15 18:30 

AP

Homelessness advocates vow Statehouse campout to push aid...

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A group of housing advocates are promising to camp outside the Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier until the state does more to help homeless people, one of the advocates said F......

 2021-10-15 18:25 

Medscape

US to Ease International Travel Policy on November 8...

"This announcement and date applies to both international air travel and land travel. This policy is guided by public health, stringent, and consistent." WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-15 18:25 

Men's Health News

The Real and Bloody Trial by Combat That Inspired The Last Duel...

The Last Duel feature a trial by combat involving Jean de Carrouges (Matt Damon), a French knight, and Jacques Le Gris (Adam Driver), a squire....

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