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COVID-19 Wave Pushes Ukraine’s Doctors to the Limit

As coronavirus infections hit Ukraine, a single shift for Dr. Oleksandr Molchanov now stretches to 42 hours — 24 of them in Kakhovka’s hospital, followed by another 18 hours spent visiting tents set up to care for 120 COVID-19 patients.While vaccinatio…

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Trucker Shortage Fuels Enrollment Surge at California School

On a recent afternoon, Tina Singh watched nearly a dozen students at a suburban Los Angeles truck-driving school backing up their practice vehicles into parking spaces. Many had never operated a manual transmission before.”It’s an exciting time to be a…

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Trucker Shortage Fuels Enrollment Surge at California School

On a recent afternoon, Tina Singh watched nearly a dozen students at a suburban Los Angeles truck-driving school backing up their practice vehicles into parking spaces. Many had never operated a manual transmission before.”It’s an exciting time to be a…

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Budget ‘Score’ Gave Moderate Democrats the Cover Needed to Pass Biden’s Signature Bill

President Joe Biden’s signature Build Back Better package of climate and social spending passed the House of Representatives on Friday morning, 220-213, less than 24 hours after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) produced an analysis of the legislat…

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Budget ‘Score’ Gave Moderate Democrats the Cover Needed to Pass Biden’s Signature Bill

President Joe Biden’s signature Build Back Better package of climate and social spending passed the House of Representatives on Friday morning, 220-213, less than 24 hours after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) produced an analysis of the legislat…

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FDA, CDC Authorize Pfizer, Moderna Boosters for All US Adults

A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel Friday voted unanimously to make COVID-19 vaccine booster shots available to those 18 and older. The CDC also said those older than 50 should get a booster.The move comes after the U.S. F…

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Baby’s Superpowered Scent Can Manipulate Parents’ Moods, Researchers Find

A chemical that babies give off from their heads calms men but makes women more aggressive, according to new research in the journal Science Advances.It could be a chemical defense system we inherited from our animal ancestors, the authors speculate, m…

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A More Connected Global Economy Is a Double-Edged Sword, Says WTO

In its annual report on the status of global trade, the World Trade Organization finds that the increasing interconnectedness of the world’s economies is a double-edged sword.While this globalization makes individual countries more vulnerable to short-…

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A More Connected Global Economy Is a Double-Edged Sword, Says WTO

In its annual report on the status of global trade, the World Trade Organization finds that the increasing interconnectedness of the world’s economies is a double-edged sword.While this globalization makes individual countries more vulnerable to short-…

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Experts Urge Australia Supermarket Cigarette Sale Ban

Australian public health experts are making new efforts to curb the use of tobacco products, comparing its adverse effects on health to that of asbestos and lead paint.Australia has led the world on tobacco control, with plain packaging laws introduced…

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