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Age-related changes increase your risk for two serious conditions. Long, hot summers are getting longer and hotter, and could continue on this path as a result of global warming, according to research published March 28, 2021, in Geophysical Research Letters. Scientists found that autumns, winters, and springs have gotten shorter over the last 60 years, …

A raccoon found in the area of West Main Street and Gravel Street in Groton has tested positive for rabies, according to the Ledge Light Health District. Health officials are warning the public to refrain from feeding or approaching any wild or stray animals. The raccoon tested positive on Monday. Rabies is a deadly disease …

The number of COVID-positive patients in Los Angeles County hospitals has risen by 19 people to 258, according to the latest state data out Saturday. The number of those patients being treated in intensive care was 33, down from 36 on Friday. Those numbers come one day after local health officials reported more than 3,200 …

Anzac Day events around the country are finally returning to normal after two years of disruption and scaled-back events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Follow live coverage and livestreams of major services throughout the day as Australia remembers the fallen and marks the 107th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings. In other news, French President Emmanuel …

A European official said Tuesday that Russia will control the Ukrainian city of Mariupol within days and warned the atrocities will far exceed what the world has witnessed thus far.   We’ll dive deep into the warning, plus a Senate panel is preparing to release the findings of its investigation into the mistreatment of military families …

April 18, 2022 – Since August 2021, Marc Lipsitch, professor of epidemiology and director of the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, has been working to strengthen the U.S. early warning system for health threats as director for science at the CDC’s Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics …

The Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday issued a warning as COVID case rates are “slowly rising in many areas of the state.” The health department said residents “should be paying close attention to conditions in their local communities” and urged vaccinations and booster shots for eligible populations. “While hospitalizations and deaths tied to …

Antonio Guterres, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, released the third and final section of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report this week with the following statement: “We are on a fast track to climate disaster. Major cities under water; unprecedented heat waves; terrifying storms; widespread water shortages; and the extinction …

The Prime Minister is continuing to back his government’s financial support to flood-hit regions. It comes after the Queensland and NSW Governments criticised the Morrison government for displaying a lack of understanding at a federal level when it comes to flood funding. Mr Morrison hit back, saying in “New South Wales, we have committed $2.1 …

Text size A physical imitation of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. AFP via Getty Images The price of Bitcoin dropped below $40,000 for the first time in months and other cryptocurrencies also dropped after the People’s Bank of China apparently warned against using digital coins as payment. Bitcoin dropped nearly 7% to $40,275 early Wednesday morning, bouncing off …