North Korea’s Kim Jong Un blames “irresponsible” workers for apparent explosion in COVID-19 cases

Seoul, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un criticized officials over slow medicine deliveries and mobilized the military to respond to a surge in suspected COVID-19 infections as his nation struggled to contain a fever that has reportedly killed dozens and sickened nearly a million others in a span of three days. North Korean health More...

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By S.P. On Friday, May 13th, 2022
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Spain could allow menstrual leave for women soon, becoming first European country to do so

Spain could become the first Western country to allow three days of workplace leave per month for women who suffer from severe menstrual pain. The reform, which is part of a broader draft bill on reproductive More...

By S.P. On Thursday, May 12th, 2022
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North Korea raises alarm after confirming 1st COVID case

North Korea announced its first coronavirus infection more than two years into the pandemic Thursday as leader Kim Jong Un called for raising COVID-19 preventive measures to maximum levels. The North’s More...

By S.P. On Wednesday, May 11th, 2022
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U.S. surpassed a record 100,000 drug overdoses in 2021

There were more than 100,000 drug overdoses in the U.S. 2021, following a disturbing trend of increased overdose deaths year over year. Between over a 12-month period, more than 103,000 overdose deaths were More...

By S.P. On Wednesday, May 11th, 2022
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DEA zeroes in on China as fentanyl deaths soar

The leading cause of death for Americans between 18 and 45 isn’t COVID-19 or car accidents — it’s fentanyl overdoses. With a majority of the chemicals in fentanyl produced in China, the Drug Enforcement More...

By S.P. On Tuesday, May 10th, 2022
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Researchers testing light technology that could protect against the next pandemic

New technology could add another layer of protection against the next pandemic by simply turning on a light. Researchers are exploring a new way of using ultraviolet light to make indoor air safer. “It’s More...

By S.P. On Sunday, May 8th, 2022
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A frontline in the fight over abortion

Never mind that Justice Samuel Alito’s leaked opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade was a draft, not a final decision; its impact was like a hurled grenade. Once detonated, it ignited all the pent-up More...

By S.P. On Saturday, May 7th, 2022
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What to know about “rebound” in COVID symptoms after taking Paxlovid

Scientists and federal agencies say they are investigating reports of Americans who say they faced a resurgence of COVID-19 soon after finishing off a course of Paxlovid, Pfizer’s antiviral treatment for More...

By S.P. On Saturday, May 7th, 2022
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Ohio State University warns of fake Adderall pills after two students died in one week

Ohio State University is warning of fake Adderall pills that may contain the synthetic opioid fentanyl after two students died this week, the school announced. A third student was hospitalized and later released. “We More...

By S.P. On Friday, May 6th, 2022
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CBS President and CEO George Cheeks tests positive for COVID-19

CBS President and CEO George Cheeks tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, the company confirmed Friday. Cheeks was seated next to President Biden at the White House Correspondents Association dinner last More...