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Eating too much salt is making Americans sick. Even a 12% reduction can save lives

The FDA has issued new targets to reduce the amount of salt that manufacturers put in their foods. It could prevent thousands of cases of cardiovascular disease.

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Eating too much salt is making Americans sick. Even a 12% reduction can save lives

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A study by the National Institutes of Health this week suggests people who got the J&J vaccine as their initial vaccination against the coronavirus may get their best protection from choosing an mRNA vaccine as the booster. Francine Orr/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images hide caption

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A study of COVID vaccine boosters suggests Moderna or Pfizer works best

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Demonstrators march during a protest against Asian hate in Times Square in New York in March after a troubling spike in violence against the Asian American community during the coronavirus pandemic. Michael Nagle/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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With racial attacks on the rise, Asian Americans fear for their safety

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