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Teens turn to COVID-19 vaccine advocacy as most state laws prohibit minors from being vaccinated without consent

There is a high school sophomore from Texas who wakes up at 6 a.m. on the weekends…

Few people medically exempt from getting COVID-19 vaccine: Experts

As companies continue to ramp up vaccine mandates to combat the contagious delta variant, some institutions are…

Incarcerated women train service dogs to detect disabling conditions

Natalie Tapio has been living with a chronic seizure disorder, but with her service dog Dexter by…

Young people experiencing ‘widespread’ psychological distress over government handling of looming climate crisis, researchers say

Children and young people around the world are experiencing increasing anxiety over the fate of the planet…

How National Guard members are helping hospitals on the brink during delta surge

When Lt. Nathan Brashear saw the call for National Guard service members to help as hospitals were…

As COVID-19 cases in kids surge, a pediatrician shares tips to help parents

Levi Quartucci, an 11-year-old from Wimberley, Texas, caught COVID-19 several days after starting back to school in…

How schools are addressing students’ mental health needs due to trauma of COVID-19

As students return for a third school year affected by the coronavirus pandemic, trauma and grief support…

NFLPA investigating Urban Meyer’s comments on vaccine status

The NFL Players Association has launched an investigation following Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Meyer’s admission that vaccination…

After 3-month probe, intelligence community ‘divided’ on COVID-19’s origins

U.S. intelligence agencies remain “divided on the most likely origins of COVID-19,” after President Joe Biden’s 90-day…

Why COVID-19 surge makes getting your flu shot more important than ever

As many children return to in-person learning and adults end a period of working from home, experts…



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