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CDC confirmed 2 cases of monkeypox in Salt Lake County

Dr. Angela Dunn, executive director of the Salt Lake County Department of Health, talks about monkeypox during a news conference at the Salt Lake County Government Center in Salt Lake City on Monday. (Mingchen Lin, Desert News) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – The Salt Lake County Health Department announced on Wednesday …

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2 children from Utah were identified in a worldwide hepatitis investigation

States with children under investigation for hepatitis through May 18 are shown in a map. Health officials have identified two children with hepatitis in Utah with “no known cause” as part of a global investigation that began in the United States last winter. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes SALT …

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Steve Kerr: I’m tired of moments of silence, Warriors coach says making strong appeal against gun violence

Kerr declined to talk about basketball before the Warriors’ fourth series game against the Dallas Mavericks, instead raising his voice while criticizing gun violence in the aftermath of Tuesday’s shooting. “In the past 10 days, black elderly people have been murdered in a Buffalo supermarket, Asian churchgoers have been murdered in Southern California, and now …

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Dwayne Haskins’ wife’s statement after toxicology report

Dwayne Haskins’ wife, Calabria Haskins, issued a statement Monday, after a toxicology report said the 24-year-old quarterback was legally drunk when he was hit by a dump truck on I-595 in Florida on April 9 and killed. “On behalf of Dwayne’s wife, family, memory, and on behalf of the truth, we respectfully ask and pray …

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Yankees’ Josh Donaldson suspended for ‘inappropriate comments’ towards White Sox player Tim Anderson, Black

White Sox coach Tony La Russa said after the match that Donaldson “made a racist comment”. Anderson, who is Black, told reporters Saturday that Donaldson, who is white, called him “Jackie” (Robinson) disrespectfully multiple times during the match. “He was trying to call me Jackie Robinson like, ‘What’s the matter, Jackie?’” Anderson said after Saturday’s …

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Theories emerged of mysterious liver disease in children

Children are shaded in front of a pond in a park in Lenexa, Kansas, on December 26, 2020. Health officials are still puzzled over mysterious cases of severe liver damage in hundreds of young children around the world. (Charlie Riddle, Associated Press) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes NEW YORK – Health officials are still puzzled …

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Josh Donaldson of the Yankees: “Jackie” was a long-running joke

Tensions have been simmering between Josh Donaldson and Tim Anderson since last week, but the feud took a turn on Saturday when the White Sox alleged the Yankees player made a racist comment toward Anderson. Donaldson admitted after the Yankees won 7-5 in the Bronx that he jokingly called Anderson “Jackie” — as he has …

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