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UN head says survival depends on how people manage water

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Autism now more common among Black, Hispanic kids in US

For the first time, autism is being diagnosed more frequently in Black and Hispanic children than in white kids in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday released the new estimates of how common autism is More »


Radioactive water leaks at Minn. nuclear plant for 2nd time

Water containing a radioactive material has leaked for a second time from a nuclear plant near Minneapolis and the plant will be shut down, but there is no danger to the public More »


NC approves Medicaid expansion, reversing long opposition

The Republican-controlled North Carolina legislature has given final approval to a Medicaid expansion agreement More »


U.S. bishops' new guidelines aim to limit trans health care

U.S. Catholic bishops have issued new guidelines to Catholic hospitals barring them from providing transgender people with gender transition care More »


Court blocks COVID-19 vaccine mandate for US gov't workers

The White House is defending President Joe Biden’s order that federal employees get vaccinated against COVID-19 after a federal appeals court blocked it More »


Many millions die without clean water or sanitation, UN says

A lack of drinking water and healthy sanitation infrastructure around the world is dire and getting worse, United Nations experts warned in a report issued Thursday More »


What made Beethoven sick? DNA from his hair offers clues

Scientists have pulled DNA from Ludwig van Beethoven's hair to look for clues about his many health problems and hearing loss More »


Equatorial Guinea confirms 8 new cases of Marburg virus

Equatorial Guinea has confirmed another eight cases of the “highly virulent” Marburg virus, a deadly hemorrhagic fever with no authorized vaccine or treatment More »


Ohio toxic train derailment upends school baseball, track

As spring sports get underway at East Palestine High School in Ohio, organizers are trying to create normalcy for student-athletes while cleanup from the February train derailment and toxic chemical burn continues just over a mile away More »


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