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Former North Carolina health official is picked to be new CDC director

Former North Carolina health official is picked to be new CDC director

NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Mandy Cohen, a former North Carolina official, will be the new director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the White House announced Friday.
Pope Francis leaves Rome hospital 9 days after operation; surgeon says 'he's better than before'

Pope Francis leaves Rome hospital 9 days after operation; surgeon says 'he's better than before'

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis was discharged Friday from the Rome hospital where he underwent abdominal surgery to repair a hernia and remove scarring from previous operations, with his surgeon saying the pontiff was “better than before” his nine-day hosp
Popular 'low T' treatment is safe for men with heart disease, but doctors warn it's no youth serum

Popular 'low T' treatment is safe for men with heart disease, but doctors warn it's no youth serum

Testosterone replacement therapy is safe for men with “low T” who have heart disease or are at high risk for it, a new study suggests. But doctors warn the popular treatment is no “anti-aging tonic.
Powerful illegal drugs are inundating Europe and sending corruption and violence soaring, EU says

Powerful illegal drugs are inundating Europe and sending corruption and violence soaring, EU says

BRUSSELS (AP) — New harmful illicit drugs are inundating a flourishing market for traffickers amid violence and corruption hurting local communities across Europe, the EU's agency monitoring drugs and addiction said Friday.

Rural Utah abortion clinic closes amid staff shortages, plans to reopen in August

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — There is now one fewer place to access abortion in Utah after Planned Parenthood closed its only clinic outside the Salt Lake City metropolitan area.
Time to ditch your gas stove for health reasons? The answer is 'murky,' experts say

Time to ditch your gas stove for health reasons? The answer is 'murky,' experts say

A Canadian study suggests an association between household use of gas stoves and a higher risk of asthma in some kids. However, like other recent studies on the issue, the results were inconsistent.
Some Chinese Canadians embrace 'white people food' movement, others are baffled

Some Chinese Canadians embrace 'white people food' movement, others are baffled

VANCOUVER — Cheese sticks and a bagel. A boiled egg with raw broccoli. A fat ball of burrata cheese sitting atop a pile of green grapes.
Scathing report finds Boris Johnson deliberately misled UK Parliament over 'partygate'

Scathing report finds Boris Johnson deliberately misled UK Parliament over 'partygate'

LONDON (AP) — A committee of U.K.
Visually impaired people in Ukraine struggle to cope during Russian missile attacks

Visually impaired people in Ukraine struggle to cope during Russian missile attacks

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Sunlight filters through shattered windows, casting a glow upon the dusty furniture and fragments of glass strewn across the floor of the office belonging to Oleksandr Vinkovskyi, director of a Kyiv business where visually impair
FDA advisers endorse updating COVID vaccines to target latest omicron strain

FDA advisers endorse updating COVID vaccines to target latest omicron strain

The COVID-19 vaccines are on track for a big recipe change this fall.