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Vaccines bring optimism as COVID cases soar in South America

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — After a reprieve of months, confirmed cases of COVID-19 are surging in the southern tip of…

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Cancer deaths in Black people drop; still higher than others

A new study says cancer deaths rates have steadily declined among Black people but remain higher than in other racial…

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Pandemic wedding blues: Fewer US couples said ‘I do’ in 2020

A new report finds far fewer Americans said “I do” during the first year of the pandemic when wedding plans…

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Less immigrant labor in US contributing to price hikes

Just 10 miles from the Rio Grande, Mike Helle’s farm is so short of immigrant workers that he’s replaced 450…

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Nearly 1 million COVID-19 deaths: A look at the US numbers

Doug Lambrecht was among the first of the nearly 1 million Americans to die from COVID-19. His demographic profile —…

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Study uncovers clues to rise in uterine cancer death rates

A new study has found clues about what’s driving an increase in uterine cancer deaths, particularly among Black women By…

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WHO: Nearly 15M deaths associated with COVID-19

The World Health Organization is estimating that nearly 15 million people were killed either by the coronavirus or by its…

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With abortion in jeopardy, minority women have most to lose

JACKSON, Miss. — If you are Black or Hispanic in a conservative state that already limits access to abortions, you…

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UN: Obesity levels in Europe at ‘epidemic proportions’

The World Health Organization says the rates of people who are obese and overweight in Europe have hit “epidemic proportions.”…

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California’s population fell again amid pandemic’s 2nd year

Officials have announced that California’s population shrank in 2021 for the second year in a row By ADAM BEAM Associated…

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