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Jon Stewart continues fight in Washington for vets made sick from burn pit exposure

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The comedian and advocate, who successfully helped 9/11 first responders receive access to a crucial compensation fund, has been working with a coalition of veteran advocates in their efforts to lobby for the passage...

Alexei Navalny ‘seriously ill’ in prison, moved to sick ward: report

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The longtime Vladimir Putin critic, who’d already been struggling with his health, said in a Monday note that he was coughing and had a fever of 100.6F, the Guardian reported.  Navalny has reportedly been tested for ...

As an Asian American, I’m sick of feeling silenced. Communities and businesses should step up

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Jeanine Celeste Pang is the senior creative director of brand voice at Old Navy, a Gap Inc. brand. The company recently announced a $ 100,000 donation to Stop AAPI Hate and the National Coalition for Asian Pacific A...

Fire damages a summer camp Paul Newman started for sick children in Connecticut

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Authorities are investigating a fire that broke out at a summer camp started by the late actor Paul Newman for seriously ill children and their families. Connecticut state troopers and the Fire & Explosion Inves...

Family caregivers who aren’t given priority for the vaccine, worry what would happen ‘if I get sick’

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(KHN)Robin Davidson entered the lobby of Houston Methodist Hospital, where her 89-year-old father, Joe, was being treated for a flare-up of congestive heart failure. Before her stretched a line of people waiting to ...

American detained in Russia is sick and unable to reach US embassy, his brother says

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Washington Paul Whelan, a US citizen who has been detained in Russia for more than two years, is sick and has struggled to reach the US Embassy, his brother said Wednesday. "Paul has been able to speak to our parents...

Loyal dog waits for six days outside hospital for her sick owner

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They say a dog is a man's best friend -- and that was definitely the case for one patient of a hospital in northeastern Turkey, whose loyal pet waited by the entrance for six days until he was discharged. When Cemal...

Should you skip or keep your workout if you’re sick? Here’s how to tell

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As a personal trainer and yoga and Pilates instructor, I like to provide a wide variety of exercises and workouts that people can do regardless of their situation, health limitations or mood. So my clients ask me th...

A person who went to work while sick is likely the cause of two separate Covid-19 outbreaks in Oregon

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Officials in Oregon say a "superspreader action" is likely behind two recent Covid-19 outbreaks in the state. The action in question: A person knowingly went to work while sick and later tested positive for the viru...

Alabama neighborhood starts Christmas early for a terminally sick girl in her final weeks

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When neighbors found out that 7-year-old Ally Cheek's health was declining and she might not live through the holidays, they decided to start Christmas early in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. Her neighborhood banded toget...

‘ICU grandpa,’ who cradled sick and premature babies, has died

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"The Baby Whisperer," "ICU Grandpa" and, sometimes, just "Grandpa David." These were the nicknames that David Deutchman earned by volunteering for 14 years at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite. Eve...

A gym trainer exposed 50 athletes to Covid-19, but no one else got sick because of a ventilation redesign

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A Virginia gym owner thought she had a nightmare scenario on her hands when she learned that 50 athletes were potentially exposed to Covid-19 particles by one of the gym's coaches. But not a single member ended up c...

While Trump sulks, Americans get sick and die

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As the US speeds past the tragic mark of a quarter of a million Covid-19 deaths, its President is sulking in the White House over an election he lost fair and square and obstructing the effort by his soon-to-be succ...

Voters who are sick or in quarantine with Covid-19 can still vote, CDC says. Here’s how to do it safely

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If you're currently in isolation with Covid-19 or in quarantine because you've potentially been exposed, don't fret -- you can still exercise your constitutional right to vote. The US Centers for Disease Control and...

Even vampire bats know to socially distance themselves when they get sick, study says

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While the term "social distancing" is a new concept for most of us, researchers are finding that it's actually standard practice for some animals when they are sick. A study published in Behavioral Ecology this wee...

Melania Trump has no plans to leave White House while sick, official says, contrasting with the President

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First lady Melania Trump has no plans to leave the White House while she convalesces at the Executive Residence after contracting Covid-19, an official confirmed to CNN on Monday. The decision marks a stark contrast...