Amazon’s COVID-19 test is now available to consumers

Amazon is selling its own COVID-19 test kit directly to customers. Results from the test will appear on an Amazon diagnostics website that was originally designed for use by Amazon employees. The test’s public availability was first reported by Stat News. The test is on sale for $39.99 and has one-day shipping through Prime in some areas of the US. To More...

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By admin On Saturday, June 12th, 2021

An invasive species of caterpillar is taking over Maine, causing residents to break out in painful rashes

Caterpillars are taking over Maine — but they aren’t the kind you should befriend. Instead, these critters will leave you with painful rashes wherever they touch. The state is experiencing an outbreak More...

By admin On Friday, June 11th, 2021

Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose shot could be vital to vaccinating the rest of the country. But has it missed a critical moment?

Amid a months-long decline in daily vaccinations across the U.S., pitfalls in the rollout of Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose vaccine have resulted in millions of unused doses, public skepticism and a diminished More...

By admin On Thursday, June 10th, 2021

As U.S. vaccinates kids against COVID, Africa is mired in fear amid “unconscionable” shortages

Johannesburg, South Africa — The Biden administration’s plan to buy 500 million COVID-19 vaccine doses and donate them to the lowest-income nations in the world is part of a global push to give everyone More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 9th, 2021

Beech-Nut recalls infant rice cereal due to arsenic concerns

Beech-Nut Nutrition is recalling some infant rice cereal sold nationwide because samples of the product showed excessive levels of arsenic. The baby food maker also says it will stop selling the product over More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 9th, 2021

COVID cases spiking in Russia as many continue to shun vaccine

Moscow — Speaking last week at an economic forum that brought thousands of people to an expo center in St. Petersburg, President Vladimir Putin said Russia had handled the coronavirus pandemic better than most More...

By admin On Sunday, June 6th, 2021

Answering the call: Changing how 911 responds to mental health crises

San Francisco’s roughest neighborhoods can seem dominated by the homeless, the mentally disturbed, and those openly using drugs. But San Francisco Mayor London Breed is cutting the police budget. Correspondent More...

By admin On Saturday, June 5th, 2021


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By admin On Friday, June 4th, 2021

Fisher-Price recalls Rock ‘n Glide Soothers after four infant deaths

Fisher-Price is recalling two baby sleep products — 4-in-1 Rock ‘n Glide Soothers and 2-in-1 Soothe ‘n Play Gliders — following the deaths of four infants. The fatalities linked to the Fisher-Price More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

Grand Slam tournament leaders vow to address mental health concerns from Naomi Osaka

Leaders from all four Grand Slam tournaments have pledged to address mental health concerns seriously after Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open. Osaka, the world’s No. 2 player, was facing steep fines, More...

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