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unwarns july08The number of people affected by hunger globally rose to as many as 828 million in 2021, according to a new UN report that provides fresh evidence that the world is moving in reverse, away from the Sustainable Development Goal of ending hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition in all its forms, by 2030, when the SDGs are supposed to be realized. That represents an increase of about 46 million sin
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration or FDA has plans to make recommendations on regulating the use of the popular cannabis compound CBD in food and supplements, the Wall Street Journal said on Tuesday, while qouting agency officials. As per the report, after looking into the evidence on the compound's...
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federalemployees feb2 President Joe Biden has issued a Presidential Memorandum to support Federal employees' access to leave when they need to care for themselves or a loved one. The memorandum calls on heads of Federal agencies to support access to leave without pay for Federal employees, including during their first year of service, to ensure employees are able to bond with a new child, care for a family member wit abortion feb01 Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has signed a Bill into law making abortion a woman's fundamental right. With this, Minnesota has become the only state in the United States to guarantee access to abortion after the Supreme Court ruled Roe v. Wade invalid. The "Protect Reproductive Options Act" codifies protections for abortion, contraception, sterilization, family planning, fertility treatments and ot abortion sep14 Senator Lindsay Graham (R-South Carolina) introduced a Bill that proposes a national ban on abortion after 15 months. Known as the Protecting Pain-Capable Unborn Children from Late-Term Abortions Act, the legislation would set a federal minimum protection for unborn children and ban abortion after 15 weeks gestation. Sen. Graham claims that fetuses can feel pain at that point in development. "Wo Read More
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Biden Administration Announces New Actions To End Cancer In US

On the first anniversary of Reignited Cancer Moonshot, the Biden Administration announced a new set of actions that aims at drawing the United States closer to ending cancer. In addition, President Joe Biden also announced his intent to appoint six members to the National Cancer Advisory Board, which plays an important role in guiding the Director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in settin
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Biden Rails Against Drug Companies, Republicans While Signing Inflation Reduction Act

President Joe Biden made a scathing attack on big drug manufacturers and Republican lawmakers for fighting tooth and nail to scuttle the Inflation Reduction Act. "Big drug companies spent nearly $100 million to defeat this bill. And remember: Every single Republican in Congress voted against this bill," Biden said while delivering remarks ahead of signing the sweeping $739 billion bill into law.
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babyformula sep13The U.S. government will import 4.9 million bottles of infant formula from Australia on Friday under Operation Fly Formula Mission to address the nationwide shortage of the product caused by the Abbott Nutrition recall.
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