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The CDC says it is sticking with its guidance for now that only unvaccinated people need to wear masks to be safe and that vaccinated people are ok to go without. President Joe Biden said Thursday his administration would quote follow the science” when it comes to updating mask guidance, and took the opportunity to continue pushing vaccines.

Health experts across the nation are seeing a sharp rise in eating disorders among young people during the pandemic.

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Athletes prepare to compete during the Tokyo Olympics. They face pressures from the stress of COVID-19 and this year’s games can amplify mental health concerns. Team USA athletes discuss how they are coping with the pressure of success in the middle of a global pandemic.

A 14-year-old girl died after drowning at a theme park in Ohio. Authorities say she fell into the water when she was on a water trampoline.

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A New York police officer is being called a hero for saving a stabbing victim’s life by using an empty potato chip bag and tape.

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A 6-year-old girl wrote a book that she hopes inspires other kids to be more confident in themselves.

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