Outrage grows after MPs beat Native American and killed his dog
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Outrage grows after MPs beat Native American and killed his dog

via YouTube / Inyo County Sheriff’s Office At around 2 a.m. last Saturday, two deputies from a small town in California responded to a report of domestic violence at an apartment complex. But instead of finding the 911 caller or their suspected suspect, the cops tased, pepper sprayed and beat a Native American and shot…

Prescriptions for American children denied during pandemic
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Prescriptions for American children denied during pandemic

TUESDAY July 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) Prescriptions for American children have fallen by about a quarter during the COVID-19 pandemic, with prescriptions for antibiotics alone plunging more than 50%, according to a new study. The results are a “national picture of the distribution of prescription drugs to children before and during the pandemic. It will…

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American father and son sent to Japan prison during Ghosn’s escape

TOKYO (AP) – A Tokyo court has handed down prison sentences for the American father and son accused of helping former Nissan president Carlos Ghosn escape to Lebanon while awaiting trial in Japan. Michael Taylor was sentenced to two years in prison on Monday, while his son Peter was sentenced to one year and eight…

Drowning deaths among American children have fallen 38% since 1999
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Drowning deaths among American children have fallen 38% since 1999

By Cara Murez Journalist for Health Day THURSDAY July 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) There is good news as millions of American children return to lakes, beaches and swimming pools nationwide: Recently released figures for 1999 to 2019 show steady progress in reducing the number of young lives lost to drowning . “Over the past two…

Half of American teens plan to get the COVID vaccine, but can the numbers increase?
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Half of American teens plan to get the COVID vaccine, but can the numbers increase?

By Dennis Thompson Health Day Reporter THURSDAY July 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) Vaccine advocate Ethan Lindenberger, now 20, had to wait until he was 18 to get the vaccines he knew he needed to protect his health. “I knew my mom was very anti-vaccine growing up. Due to legal restrictions, I really wasn’t trying to…

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Iranians “plot to kidnap American, Canadian and British targets”

Four Iranian intelligence officials have been charged with conspiracy to kidnap a New York-based journalist critical of Iran, US prosecutors say. The indictment did not name the target, but Masih Alinejad, an Iranian-American author and activist, says it was her. The conspirators, who all live in Iran and remain at large, are also believed to…

Even before the pandemic, a third of American adults were deprived of dental care
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Even before the pandemic, a third of American adults were deprived of dental care

By Steven Reinberg Health Day Journalist FRIDAY July 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) Millions of American adults haven’t seen a dentist for at least a year, a new U.S. government health survey reveals. In 2019, before the coronavirus pandemic made dental visits difficult, a third of adults under the age of 65 had not had a…

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Afghan withdrawal forces American spies to reorient themselves in the fight against terrorism

WASHINGTON (AP) – The two-decade war in Afghanistan has allowed American spies to keep an eye out for terrorist groups who may once again use the besieged nation to plan attacks on the American homeland. But it will end soon. The withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan leaves intelligence agencies scrambling to find other ways…

Cost a barrier to cervical cancer screening for many American women
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Cost a barrier to cervical cancer screening for many American women

FRIDAY July 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) Many women in the United States don’t get screening for cervical cancer because they can’t afford it, a new study finds. Screening helps reduce cervical cancer cases and deaths, but disparities in screening rates exist based on income, insurance status, race and ethnicity. “Low-income women need better access to…