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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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New York City issued its first 36 cannabis dispensary license on Monday, thus taking an important step in setting up a legal and attractive marketplace for recreational marijuana. The licenses, which were approved by the state's cannabis control board were the first of 175 the state plans to issue,...
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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

New Study Finds Selective Nodal Radiation More Effective In Treating Cancer

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Colorado Cancer Center has revealed that the frequency with which certain cancers come back can be brought down to a certain degree by irradiating certain set of lymph nodes near the tumour rather than all of them together. The study was published...
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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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