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In a nod to JFK, Biden pushing ‘moonshot’ to fight cancer

Fitness & Health: WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is set to channel John F. Kennedy on the 60th anniversary of…

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US life expectancy plunged again in 2021, down nearly a year

Fitness & Health: NEW YORK — U.S. life expectancy dropped for the second consecutive year in 2021, falling by nearly…

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NKorea claims no new fever cases amid doubts over COVID data

Fitness & Health: SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Saturday reported no new fever cases for the first time…

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German life expectancy decreased during pandemic years

Fitness & Health: BERLIN — Average life expectancy in Germany dropped noticeably between 2019 and 2021, the national statistics office…

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Abortion ruling puts spotlight on gerrymandered legislatures

Fitness & Health: In overturning a half-century of nationwide legal protection for abortion, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Roe…

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For now, wary US treads water with transformed COVID-19

Fitness & Health: The fast-changing coronavirus has kicked off summer in the U.S. with lots of infections but relatively few…

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Norway joins neighbors, offers extra booster shot to elderly

Fitness & Health: Norway has joined fellow Scandinavian countries in offering a second booster shot of COVID-19 vaccine to some…

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Text from Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade

Fitness & Health: The Associated Press is making available the full text of the Supreme Court’s ruling overturning the nationwide…

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Amid abortion debate, clinic asks: Who’s caring for moms?

Fitness & Health: JACKSON, Miss. — Miracle Allen used her last tank of gas to drive an hour and 15…

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Next Hong Kong leader says city must work harder at COVID-19

Fitness & Health: HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s incoming chief executive, John Lee, said Tuesday the city still has to…

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