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We Need a Voice for Public Health in the President's Cabinet

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

It's the best way to get the resources and health system we need.
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Senators Seek Answers on Coronavirus Protections at Guantánamo Bay

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

In a letter, they asked the Pentagon how the military is safeguarding troops and prisoners from an outbreak of Covid-19 given the base's limited health care facilities
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Inspiring Stories From Other Women Help Overweight Moms Improve Diet

Inspiring Stories From Other Women Help Overweight Moms Improve Diet

1 hour ago   |   Psych Central

After testing a new video-based intervention aimed at promoting a healthier lifestyle among low-income moms, the researchers point to two factors for its success rate: The...
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Coronavirus Testing Machines Are Latest Bottleneck In Troubled Supply Chain

1 hour ago   |   NPR

Civilian labs and the Army say they've had trouble getting big machines that run hundreds of coronavirus tests at once. Public health experts say that's holding the U.S. back...
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Philippines coronavirus task force recommends Duterte ease one of world's toughest lockdowns in Manila

Philippines coronavirus task force recommends Duterte ease one of world's toughest lockdowns in Manila

2 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

The Philippines' coronavirus task force has recommended President Rodrigo Duterte ease one of the toughest and longest lockdowns in the world for residents in the capital...
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‘It is our culture:' Chief says Manitoba First Nation going ahead with powwow

2 hours ago   |   National Post

WINNIPEG - A Manitoba chief says his community will hold its annual powwow next month even if provincial public-health orders continue to limit the size of public gatherings.
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UK employers should pay wages of those asked to isolate by COVID-19 trace system -minister

3 hours ago   |   National Post

LONDON - Employers should pay the wages of anyone told to stay at home by England's COVID-19 test and trace system, British health minister Matt Hancock said on Thursday.
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UK employers should pay wages of those asked to isolate by COVID-19 trace system -minister

3 hours ago   |   National Post

LONDON - British employers should pay the wages of anyone told to stay at home by England's COVID-19 test and trace system, British health minister Matt Hancock said on Thursday.
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Salon appointments book up after California eases COVID-19 restrictions

Salon appointments book up after California eases COVID-19 restrictions

4 hours ago   |   KCRA

Hair salons and barbershops are the newest types of businesses allowed to reopen with public health modifications after California eased COVID-19 restrictions.
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UK employers should pay wages of those asked to isolate by COVID-19 trace system -minister

4 hours ago   |   National Post

LONDON - British employers should pay the wages of anyone told to stay at home by England's COVID-19 test and trace system, British health minister Matt Hancock said on Thursday.
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Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

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The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

Rubbing your eyes when you're tired could increase risk for serious eye problems. Read more ...

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working to create one succeed, a new poll finds. Read more ...

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

The Chinese parliament on Thursday passed a national security bill that ramps up security in Hong Kong. Anti-Beijing protests in the autonomous city were reignited by the... Read more ...

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

SpaceX and NASA have scrubbed Wednesday's attempt at launching astronauts from American soil for the first time since 2011. Read more ...

3-year-old honored for saving neighbor's life

3-year-old honored for saving neighbor's life

The Hampton Police Department's lifesaving award is usually given to an officer for heroic actions in the line of duty, but Wednesday, it was given to a 3-year-old boy. Read more ...

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

NBA superstar LeBron James has joined the chorus of notable high-profile athletes who have voiced their outrage over the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

The man originally claimed it was just $1,500, state police said. Read more ...

Philippines coronavirus task force recommends Duterte ease one of world's...

Philippines coronavirus task force recommends Duterte ease one of world's toughest lockdowns in Manila

The Philippines' coronavirus task force has recommended President Rodrigo Duterte ease one of the toughest and longest lockdowns in the world for residents in the capital... Read more ...

Pence Chief Of Staff Owns Stocks That Could Conflict With Coronavirus Response

Pence Chief Of Staff Owns Stocks That Could Conflict With Coronavirus Response

Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, owns between $506,043 and $1.64 million in stocks that could present conflicts of interest to his work on the White... Read more ...