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Prevention task force recommends intensive counseling for kids with obesity

The influential US Preventive Services Task Force urged behavioral counseling for children and teens with very high BMI. Notably the group did not include Ozempic-like drugs in the recommendation.

World

What to expect out of Putin's visit to North Korea

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What to expect out of Putin's visit to North Korea

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Environment

Petition pushes FEMA to classify extreme heat and wildfire smoke as 'major disasters'

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Petition pushes FEMA to classify extreme heat and wildfire smoke as 'major disasters'

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Prevention task force recommends intensive counseling for kids with obesity

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Prevention task force recommends intensive counseling for kids with obesity

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In this photo provided by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board, U.S. Coast Guard marine safety engineers survey the aft titanium endcap from the Titan submersible, in the North Atlantic Ocean in October 2023. AP/U.S. National Transportation Safety Board hide caption

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A year after the Titan submersible implosion, investigators still don't have answers

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Sports

Boston Celtics win — again

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Boston Celtics win — again

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Music Interviews

Meshell Ndegeocello talks about her album and ongoing inspiration from James Baldwin

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Meshell Ndegeocello talks about her album and ongoing inspiration from James Baldwin

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