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Wildfire Smoke Is Melting the Arctic, Scientists Say

Photo: Dimitar Dilkoff Scientists have found that the dense plumes of wildfire smoke in recent years are contributing to the warming of the Arctic through “brown carbon” in the smoke drifting north and attracting heat to the region. They added that the increasing number of wildfires

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Moderna Requests FDA Authorization for Second Booster Shot for Adults

Photo: Getty Images Moderna has filed a request before the US Food and Drug Administration for authorization for a second COVID-19 booster shot for adults, they said on Thursday. Moderna requested to amend the FDA’s emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine, which allows a fourth

Drug Overdose Deaths in the US

Drug Overdose Deaths in the US Reach Record High

Photo: Alamy According to provisional data by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics released on Wednesday, an estimated 105,752 people died of a drug overdose in the 12-month period ending in October 2021. Another record high for drug

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‘World’s Happiest People’ Ranking Remains with Finland

Photo: Getty Images The World Happiness Report’s annual rankings are remarkably sturdy regardless of the effect of the pandemic around the world. According to the Finnish people’s self-reported evaluation of their lives on a scale of 0 to 10, with 0 being the worst possible life

Pharmacies and Supermarkets Are Up For Free N95 Mask Distribution Program

Photo by Ashkan Forouzani Only nearly a week after the Biden administration announced their distribution of 400 million free N95 facemasks to the public, N95 masks have begun arriving at pharmacies and supermarkets across America.  “Every person is allowed up to 3 free masks pending availability,”

Fashion Designer Thierry Mugler Died Last Sunday At 73

Photo: Billboard The famous French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler died on Sunday, January 23, at age 73. He created work that many prominent celebrities wore and is now gone from this world too soon.  The designer’s death was announced on his social media accounts. Although,

Drug Overdose Deaths in the US

Drug Overdose Deaths in the US Reach Record High

Photo: Alamy According to provisional data by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics released on Wednesday, an estimated 105,752 people died of a drug