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Coronavirus will knock more than a year off average US life expectancy, study finds

1 month ago   |   By KCCI

When combined with provisional estimates of U.S. death rates for the first half of the year, the data shows a clear rise in the mortality rate as the pandemic took hold of the nation.
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COVID-19 will shorten American life expectancy, study shows

COVID-19 will shorten American life expectancy, study shows

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The coronavirus pandemic will shorten the life expectancy at birth for Americans by about a year due to the more than 336,000 deaths from the illness in the US in 2020, according to new research.
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WATCH LIVE: Senate votes on COVID-19 relief bill after 25 hours in session

WATCH LIVE: Senate votes on COVID-19 relief bill after 25 hours in session

WASHINGTON - Bleary-eyed lawmakers worked through a mountain of amendments Saturday as the Senate plodded toward passage of a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that President... Read more ...

Open spaces, no pharmacies: rural US confronts vaccine void

Open spaces, no pharmacies: rural US confronts vaccine void

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine has been a challenge for residents of rural U.S. counties without a pharmacy or a well-equipped clinic. Read more ...

Senate works through night with virus aid on path to passage

Senate works through night with virus aid on path to passage

Senators have worked through the night on the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid bill, dispensing with a variety of mostly Republican amendments in a marathon series of votes without... Read more ...

Pakistan's Imran Khan remains in power after surviving ‘voluntary' vote of...

Pakistan's Imran Khan remains in power after surviving ‘voluntary' vote of no confidence

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan won a vote of confidence that he called for himself, after his ruling coalition suffered a serious political setback that galvanized the... Read more ...

Kansas football coach Les Miles placed on leave amid misconduct allegations...

Kansas football coach Les Miles placed on leave amid misconduct allegations at LSU

LAWRENCE, Kan. - The University of Kansas has placed football coach Les Miles on administrative leave Friday amid allegations of misconduct during his time at LSU. A 2013... Read more ...

Woman says CPR training kicked in when she found her baby not breathing

Woman says CPR training kicked in when she found her baby not breathing

Angela Luneau says her 7-week-old baby suffered a heart attack Read more ...

NASA's Perseverance rover takes first drive on Mars

NASA's Perseverance rover takes first drive on Mars

NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover took its first test drive on Mars Thursday, covering about 21 feet of the extraterrestrial landscape, the space agency said. The mobility... Read more ...

KU places football coach Les Miles on administrative leave

KU places football coach Les Miles on administrative leave

Athletic Director Jeff Long says KU will fully review the report Read more ...

Mystery man was first to find an unconscious Tiger Woods after rollover crash

Mystery man was first to find an unconscious Tiger Woods after rollover crash

A man who lives near the Tiger Woods accident site - and who heard the crash - was first on the scene and found the golfer unconscious in his mangled SUV, authorities said in... Read more ...

Some UPMC St. Margaret patients' information 'inappropriately disclosed'

Some UPMC St. Margaret patients' information 'inappropriately disclosed'

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