Stories tagged: "public health"


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COVID Vaccines for Kids: What’s Different and What’s Next?

Pfizer got one step closer this week to offering a COVID vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 after a trial found it safe and effective.

Rep. Abigail Spanberger says she's focusing on clean energy and conservation legislation in Congress
Spanberger Highlights Clean Energy, Conservation Legislation

Politicians love to talk about protecting the environment on the campaign trail, but what's happening in Richmond and DC to actually put conservation practices in place? Rep. Abigail Spanberger says Virginia is taking steps to encourage clean energy on conservation practices.

No, Hand Sanitizer Is Not Going to Catch Fire In Your Hot Car
No, Hand Sanitizer Is Not Going to Catch Fire In Your Hot Car

You might have seen that Facebook post going around — the one that claims hand sanitizer could spontaneously combust if left in a hot car.

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‘CEOs Don’t Care About Our Lives’: These Essential Workers Are Walking Off Their Jobs Today

It's International Workers' Day, and these employees are fighting for their rights.

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Trump Doesn’t Think There’s A Medical Supply Shortage. These Hospitals Beg to Differ.

An internal government report released Monday contradicts President Trump’s assessment that hospital administrators are “thrilled to be where they are.”