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House backs bill to help veterans exposed to toxic burn pits

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill that would dramatically boost health care services and disability benefits for veterans…

COVID-19 pandemic vs. endemic: What’s the difference, and why it matters

The United States marked a new stage in the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic when President…

States launch probe into TikTok’s effect on kids’ health

State attorneys general have launched a nationwide investigation into TikTok and its possible harmful effects on young…

Fitbit recalls 1 million Ionic watches after burn injuries

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Google-owned Fitbit has recalled 1 million of its Ionic smartwatches after dozens…

FDA warns about some powdered infant formula amid investigation of five illnesses

(NEW YORK) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to use certain powdered infant…

Mom raises awareness after son is diagnosed with uncombable hair syndrome

(NEW YORK) — A Georgia mom is on a mission to spread joy and raise awareness after…

Target seeks to entice workers with pay of up to $24 an hour

NEW YORK (AP) — Workers at Target stores and distribution centers in places like New York, where…

CDC eases masking recommendations for 70% of country, including inside schools

More than 70% of Americans should be able to remove their masks indoors, including inside schools, under…

Red Cross sees uptick in blood donation after declaring crisis

The Red Cross said the outpouring of support is a step in the right direction, but it…

If your life changed in 2021, watch for income tax surprises

The events of 2021 didn’t always play out as expected. A lingering pandemic, a shifting government response…



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