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Health News - New York City first to offer Paxlovid at COVID-19 testing sites - New York City's Mayor Eric Adams announced Thursday that the city has launched the first-of-their-kind mobile COVID-19 testing units that will also dispense the antiviral drug Paxlovid to those who test positive.

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U.S. News -- Poll links political leanings to decisions on COVID-19 booster shots

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Science News -- Long-duration space flight equal to decade of bone loss in astronauts, study says

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Health News -- Study: Nationwide abortion ban could cause 24% increase in maternal deaths

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Health News -- Nearly third of ground chicken may contain salmonella, investigation shows -- Nearly one-third of ground chicken may contain dangerous salmonella, a new Consumer Reports investigation shows.

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Health News -- Injuries, deaths from fireworks climb 25% in 15 years -- Fourth of July celebrations often include festive picnics and dazzling fireworks, but these holiday pyrotechnics are causing a growing number of injuries and deaths.

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Health News -- Listeria outbreak kills one, sends 22 to hospital, CDC says -- At least 23 people in 10 states have been sickened and one of them has died in a listeria outbreak may have originated in Florida, U.S. health officials reported.

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Health News -- Independence Day activities bring risks for those with asthma, allergies -- It's time to enjoy summer celebrations, but allergies and asthma can put a damper on the festivities.

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Health News -- Concerns mount over accuracy of online abortion information, privacy of searches -- In a post-Roe world, the possibility of receiving online misinformation about abortion, as well as maintaining privacy when seeking to learn about reproductive healthcare, have become major concerns.

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Health News -- Study suggests link between drought and diarrhea in children -- While cases of diarrhea in children often increase after heavy rains and flooding, new research suggests a link between extended droughts and the at-times deadly illness for those under the age of 5.

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U.S. News -- Fauci says Paxlovid kept him out of hospital despite rebound in COVID-19 symptoms -- After being infected with COVID-19 earlier this month, Dr. Anthony Fauci experienced a rebound after taking the antiviral pill Paxlovid, but he maintained on Wednesday that the drug kept him out of the hospital.

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Health News -- Tiny, implantable 'nerve coolers' could offer new hope tor pain sufferers -- To alleviate opiate misuse, scientists said they have developed and implanted tiny "nerve coolers" in rats that provided targeted, on-demand pain relief. The device may be used in humans within several years.

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U.S. News -- Florida, Kentucky judges temporarily block abortion trigger laws -- Judges in Florida and Kentucky have temporarily blocked the states' so-called trigger laws restricting abortion rights one week after the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade.

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Health News -- Cancer survivors at greater risk for heart disease, study shows -- If you survive cancer, you're more apt to have heart trouble later on, a new study shows.

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U.S. News -- White House says big U.S. hospitals, health companies pledge to cut greenhouse gases -- Sixty-one of the largest U.S. hospital and health sector companies have committed to cutting greenhouse gas emissions 50% by 2030, the Biden administration said Thursday.

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U.S. News -- Biden urges Senate to abandon filibuster to codify legal abortion into federal law -- President Joe Biden said on Thursday that favors eliminating the filibuster in the U.S. Senate after the Supreme Court struck down Roe vs. Wade and removed national protections for legalized abortion.

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Hundreds sickened in 26 states after eating Daily Harvest lentil crumbles

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Natural gas from cooking stoves contains hazardous air pollutants

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Banking stool samples may improve healthy aging

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Viral infection from mosquito bite may attract more mosquitoes

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