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Four children and two adults were rescued from a sinking boat off the Georgia coast

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Two adults and four children were rescued Friday by the US Coast Guard off the Georgia coast after their boat stuck an object and started sinking. The 17-foot boat was near the entrance to the St. Marys River on the...

Peanut allergies affect over 4.6 million adults in the US, study finds

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Over 4.6 million US adults have a peanut allergy — and many of them developed the allergy in adulthood, a new study has found. Over 800,000 of those adults — over 17% — developed their allergy after turning 18 years...

How older adults with chronic illnesses can assess whether to get the Covid-19 vaccine

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(KHN)As public demand grows for limited supplies of Covid-19 vaccines, questions remain about the vaccines' appropriateness for older adults with various illnesses. Among them are cancer patients receiving active tr...

Preemies may have greater risk of premature death as adults, study suggests

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One in 10 babies around the world is born prematurely, and the vastly improved survival rates of preemies is one of the most striking advances of modern health care -- with the overwhelming majority of those born pr...

Older Hispanic adults have more vaccine confidence than younger Hispanic adults, according to new data

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Most Hispanic adults in the United States want to receive a Covid-19 vaccine eventually, but Hispanic adults under 50 are twice as likely to say they will "definitely not get the vaccine," according to an analysis o...

Young adults who vape cannabis are more likely to experience cough, bronchitis and wheezing, study finds

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The associations between vaping cannabis and respiratory health symptoms haven't been fully known before — but one new study has revealed a key discovery. The study, which published Tuesday in the journal JAMA Netwo...

Over half of Chinese adults are now overweight. That’s more people than the entire US population

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As China grows richer, the waistlines of adults in the country are also expanding. More than half of Chinese adults are now considered overweight, a study conducted by the country's National Health Commission revea...

New Los Angeles DA announces end to cash bail, the death penalty and trying children as adults

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Newly elected Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced sweeping plans for criminal justice reform as he was sworn into office Monday. Gascón defeated 8-year incumbent Jackie Lacey. As he assumed ...

Teens with negative body image may experience depression as adults, study finds

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Adolescence is fraught with stressful changes, and the developing body can be one of those challenges, especially if a teen's body doesn't meet society's — or that teen's — standards. Negative body image can threat...

Are American adults capable of quarantining?

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If you think quarantine needs a better publicist in the United States, you might be right. New Zealanders went into a strict lockdown and so did Italians. So did the residents of China, Spain, Bolivia, Morocco and ...

‘It’s really just devastating’: Young adults face logistical hurdles to voting

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Washington American University students Meredith Reilly and Zachary Houdek requested absentee ballots earlier this fall. But when they realized on Sunday, with just over a week until Election Day, that their mail-in ...

Seniors are better at pandemic safety than young adults, CDC finds

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Older Americans are better than younger adults at following the recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, according to a new survey. This discr...

Half of all US adults say colleges that brought students back to campus made the right decision, study finds

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As colleges and universities deal with coronavirus outbreaks, the question of whether these institutions made the right decision in bringing students back on campus continues to be a topic of national conversation. ...

The 8-year-old who fears adults can’t be trusted to fix the climate crisis

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John D. Sutter is a CNN contributor and a National Geographic Explorer. He is director of the forthcoming BASELINE series, which is visiting four locations on the front lines of the climate crisis every five years un...