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6 WAY Effectively Brighten Striped Body Skin

6 WAY Effectively Brighten Striped: For Beauties who do a lot of outdoor activities, skin protection from the sun must be one of the things you pay the most attention to. It is undeniable, striped body skin due to sun exposure is quite disturbing for many women. The difference in skin color that is too obvious can certainly make most … Read more

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Family Dollar recalls Colgate products after being

Family Dollar says it is recalling six Colgate products sold at stores across 11 different states because of the products being stored outside of recommended temperature requirements. Here, a Family Dollar store is seen on July 28, 2014 in Hollywood, Fla.

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Omicron booster finds few takers : NPR

How has the rollout of the new COVID-19 vaccine boosters gone so far? Shots are plentiful, waits are short, but demand is uncertain.



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New COVID booster shots designed to protect against omicron are available to anybody 12 and older. But are people scrambling to get jabbed this time around? NPR health correspondent Rob Stein joins us. Rob,

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Making sense of COVID-19’s risk now : NPR

It’s a strange moment in the pandemic. For most vaccinated people, the risk of severe illness has gone way down. But hundreds are dying of COVID-19 every day. So how dangerous is the virus now?



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It’s a strange moment in the pandemic. Mask mandates and other restrictions have all but disappeared. Vaccines and boosters mean lots of

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A judge temporarily blocks an Ohio law banning most

Protesters rally at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus in support of abortion rights after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade on June 24, 2022. A judge temporarily blocked Ohio’s ban on virtually all abortions on Wednesday, again pausing a law that took effect after federal abortion protections were overturned by the Supreme Court in June.

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Thousands of nurses in Minnesota go on strike over better

NPR’s Juana Summers speaks with Chris Rubesch, first vice president of the Minnesota Nurses Association, about why thousands of nurses are on strike for better work conditions.



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Approximately 15,000 nurses in Minnesota are now on the second day of a three-day strike. The Minnesota Nurses Association argues their nurses are overworked, hospitals are understaffed and patients are

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New York City declares poliovirus a public emergency

NPR’s Ayesha Rascoe speaks to Nsikan Akpan, health and science editor at WNYC/Gothamist, about the poliovirus emergecy disaster declaration in New York state.



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New York Governor Kathy Hochul declared polio a state disaster emergency on Friday. The first polio case in nearly a decade was identified back in July. The virus can cause paralysis. Nsikan Akpan runs

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