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MDH Announces New Initiative ‘Make A Plan Minnesota'

26 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Department of Health announced a new initiative called “Make a Plan Minnesota.” The idea is to get parents to think about what they would do if they...
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Doctor: Coronavirus, systematic racism hitting people of color harder

Doctor: Coronavirus, systematic racism hitting people of color harder

1 hour ago   |   WRAL   |   2 articles

The relationship between social injustice and health inequities is being studied as people of color in the U.S. experience disproportionate high rates of sickness and death due...
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Coronavirus surge prompts Napa County to enforce fines for breaking health guidelines

1 hour ago   |   ABC

People who hold gatherings or walk outside without a face covering risk fines of $25 to $500. Businesses could pay up to $5,000 for failing to enforce mask and social...
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Ramping up mask enforcement: City utilizing 75 city workers to help with public health order

Ramping up mask enforcement: City utilizing 75 city workers to help with public health order

2 hours ago   |   KOAT

More eyes will be watching to make sure people are wearing their masks and making sure people visiting New Mexico know the rules.
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Los Angeles COVID-19 update: Region has highest hospitalization rates since onset of pandemic, officials say

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Health officials on Wednesday said hospitalization rates are at the highest now since the onset of the pandemic in Los Angeles County.
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Flavored cigarette ban significantly reduced youth smoking, new study finds

2 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers analyzed National Survey on Drug Use and Health data to test the effect of the 2009 U.S. flavored cigarette ban. The study found the ban reduced underage smoking by...
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California changes COVID-19 testing strategy as cases surge

3 hours ago   |   NBC News

“We are in an alarming and dangerous phase,” said Dr. Barbara Ferrer, director of the L.A. County Department of Public Health.
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Several recruits test positive for coronavirus after Chicago police resumes training

Several recruits test positive for coronavirus after Chicago police resumes training

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Days after Chicago police resumed training at its academy, several recruits have tested positive for coronavirus. After suspending training for four months due to the...
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Why are minorities getting hit harder by COVID-19? Partly because of systemic racism, doctors, health experts say

3 hours ago   |   The Morning Call   |   2 articles

As coronavirus cases increase in some minority communities, barriers caused by systemic racism are making it harder to provide the help those communities need, Pennsylvania...
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Health expert gives warning about rising hospitalization numbers in Iowa

Health expert gives warning about rising hospitalization numbers in Iowa

3 hours ago   |   KCCI

"Just because we have a hospital bed doesn't mean you want to end up there. I would frame it that way," said Dr. Rosa, with UnityPoint.
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President Trump replaces campaign manager amid struggling poll numbers

President Trump replaces campaign manager amid struggling poll numbers

President Donald Trump shook up his campaign staff Wednesday amid struggling poll numbers, replacing campaign manager Brad Parscale with veteran GOP operative Bill Stepien. Read more ...

Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Apple, Uber, others have Twitter accounts apparently...

Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Apple, Uber, others have Twitter accounts apparently hacked

Twitter accounts belonging to Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Apple and Uber, among other prominent handles, were compromised on Wednesday and posted tweets that appeared to promote a... Read more ...

NYPD chief, protesters roughed up in Brooklyn Bridge clash

NYPD chief, protesters roughed up in Brooklyn Bridge clash

Several New York City police officers were attacked and injured Wednesday as pro-police and anti-police protesters clashed on the Brooklyn Bridge, police said. Read more ...

Maryland uncovers 47,000 fraudulent unemployment claims totaling more than...

Maryland uncovers 47,000 fraudulent unemployment claims totaling more than $501 million

Maryland has uncovered a massive criminal enterprise involving over 47,500 fraudulent unemployment insurance claims totaling more than $501 million. Read more ...

ViacomCBS drops Nick Cannon, cites 'anti-Semitic' comments

ViacomCBS drops Nick Cannon, cites 'anti-Semitic' comments

The company's move was in response to remarks made by Cannon on a podcast in which he and Richard “Professor Griff” Griffith, the former Public Enemy member, discussed racial bias. Read more ...

Oklahoma governor says he tested positive for coronavirus

Oklahoma governor says he tested positive for coronavirus

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt says he has tested positive for COVID-19. Read more ...

New police body camera footage reveals George Floyd's last words were 'I...

New police body camera footage reveals George Floyd's last words were 'I can't breathe'

The judge presiding over the case has made the body cam video available for public viewing, but, so far, has declined to allow news organizations to publish the footage. Read more ...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from the hospital

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from the hospital

Ginsburg, 87, was admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, again Tuesday after experiencing fever and chills, her office said. Read more ...

Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Apple, Uber, others have Twitter accounts apparently...

Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Apple, Uber, others have Twitter accounts apparently hacked

Twitter accounts belonging to Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Apple and Uber, among other prominent handles, were compromised on Wednesday and posted tweets that appeared to promote a... Read more ...

President Trump replaces campaign manager amid struggling poll numbers

President Trump replaces campaign manager amid struggling poll numbers

President Donald Trump shook up his campaign staff Wednesday amid struggling poll numbers, replacing campaign manager Brad Parscale with veteran GOP operative Bill Stepien. Read more ...