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Monkeypox cases rise 77% in UN agency’s latest weekly count

The World Health Organization is reporting a 77% weekly increase in the number of lab-confirmed monkeypox cases, to more than 6,000 worldwide ByThe Associated Press July...

Dems want to tax high earners to protect Medicare solvency

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats want to boost taxes on some high earners and use the money to extend the solvency of Medicare, the latest...

Beijing mandates COVID vaccines to enter some public spaces

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Chinese capital has issued a mandate requiring people to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination before they can enter some public...

S Korean group floats balloons toward North amid animosities

A South Korea activist says he launched more huge balloons carrying COVID-19 relief items toward North Korea ByHyung-jin Kim Associated Press July 07, 2022, 12:30 AM Park...

Juul, FDA suspend court case while e-cigarette ban on hold

The Food and Drug Administration and Juul have agreed to put their court fight on hold while the government conducts more review of the...

Rural Florida county shocked by fentanyl deaths over holiday

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A small, largely rural county west of Florida’s capital saw an unheard-of spike in deadly drug overdoses believed to be caused...

Rural Florida county shocked by fentanyl deaths over holiday

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A small, largely rural county west of Florida’s capital saw an unheard-of spike in deadly drug overdoses believed to be caused...

States move to protect abortion from prosecutions elsewhere

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Democratic governors in states where abortion will remain legal are looking for ways to protect any patients who travel there for...

Scramble as last Mississippi abortion clinic shuts its doors

JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi's only abortion clinic has been buzzing with activity in the chaotic days since the U.S. Supreme Court upended abortion rights...

US allows pharmacists to prescribe Pfizer’s COVID-19 pill

WASHINGTON -- Pharmacists can prescribe the leading COVID-19 pill directly to patients under a new U.S. policy announced Wednesday that's intended to expand use...