Health

Biden administration grants $1.5 billion to tackle opioid crisis

US President Joe Biden speaks about the DISCLOSE Act in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC on September 20, 2022. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images The Biden Administration announced Friday it provides $1.5 billion in grants to help states, territories and tribal lands address the opioid crisis. The grants

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Health

Biden administration officials worry about possible spread of polio

New York recorded a case of polio but found other poliovirus samples in the state’s sewage, prompting the governor. Kathy Hochul last week to declare a public health emergency. Federal health officials fear the additional positive samples, and positive samples found in places like London, mean there could be more cases circulating – threatening communities

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Biden administration asks US oil producers to limit foreign exports

The Biden administration is asking domestic oil producers to focus on the US market and limit their overseas exports. The US Energy Secretary’s request appears to run counter to past policy, and industry experts say cutting exports will only drive up global prices. In a private letter, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm called on major U.S.

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