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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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A senator in the state of Pennsylvania has upcoming plans to bring in legislation, which would amend the Commonwealth's medical marijuana program to provide independent grower/processors with permits to sell their goods directly to patients. Commenting on his plans, State Sen. Chris Gebhard said in...
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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 abortion aug05 One month after the Supreme Court decision to overrule Roe v. Wade, a significant rise has been recorded in the number of women from states where abortion ban is in force traveling across the border seeking reproductive healthcare services in other states where the procedure is legally allowed. The National Abortion Federation, which operates the largest national, multi-lingual abortion hotline pregnantabortion aug04 President Joe Biden has issued an Executive Order aimed at protecting women's abortion rights that were curtailed by the Supreme Court decision to overrule Roe v. Wade. In an Executive Order that he signed at the first meeting of the interagency taskforce Wednesday, Biden directed the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to consider action to advance access to reproductive healthcare serv Read More

Shape Changing Fat Cells Cause Rapid Breast Cancer Growth

A latest study conducted by researchers at UT Southwestern has revealed that fat cells, or adipocytes, which grow very close to breast cancer cells, can change into other cell types, which lead to tumor growth. The findings can help in finding new method of fighting breast cancer, a disease affecting...
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medicinedrugs aug17

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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