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'Out of control' STD situation prompts call for changes

‘Out of control’ STD situation prompts call for changes

NEW YORK (AP) — Sharply rising cases of some sexually transmitted diseases — including a 26% rise in new syphilis infections reported last year — are prompting U.S. health officials to call for new prevention and treatment efforts. “It is imperative that we … work to rebuild, innovate, and expand (STD) prevention in the U.S.,” …

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Scrubbed Artemis 1 Launch Prompts Concerns About Unfinished Rehearsals

Scrubbed Artemis 1 Launch Prompts Concerns About Unfinished Rehearsals

SLS on the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photo: NASA On Monday, NASA failed in its first attempt to launch the uncrewed Artemis 1 mission, with engineers struggling to resolve an engine cooling issue. It’s a wholly unsurprising result, given that NASA was unable to complete a single wet dress rehearsal, of …

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Scrubbed Artemis 1 Launch Prompts Concerns About Unfinished Rehearsals

Scrubbed Artemis 1 Launch Prompts Concerns About Unfinished Rehearsals

SLS on the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photo: NASA On Monday, NASA failed in its first attempt to launch the uncrewed Artemis 1 mission, with engineers struggling to resolve an engine cooling issue. It’s a wholly unsurprising result, given that NASA was unable to complete a single wet dress rehearsal, of …

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‘Fast-moving’ E. coli outbreak prompts CDC investigation

Public health officials are investigating a “fast-moving” outbreak of Escherichia coli, or E. coli, that has sickened at least 15 people in Michigan and 14 in Ohio, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced (opens in new tab) Wednesday (Aug. 17). So far, nine people out of the 29 infected have required hospitalization …

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Dazzling James Webb Space Telescope image prompts science scramble

The James Webb Space Telescope’s spectacular image of the deep infrared universe has uncovered 42 new, lensed images of galaxies and revealed in unprecedented depth the shape of the lens, which may eventually help us to see the very first galaxies. The reveal of the James Webb Space Telescope deep-field image, by U.S. President Joe …

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Rare Case of Polio Prompts Alarm and an Urgent Investigation in New York

Rare Case of Polio Prompts Alarm and an Urgent Investigation in New York

The scene in Rockland County on Friday morning might well have been from a time capsule: residents rolling up their sleeves and getting vaccinated for polio, the highly infectious and sometimes fatal disease that has made an unexpected appearance in New York City’s suburbs. The sudden interest in such inoculations came a day after county …

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