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Ladbrokes owner Entain appoints first female chief executive

Ladbrokes owner Entain appoints first female chief executive

Ladbrokes owner Entain has appointed Jette Nygaard-Andersen as the first female chief executive of a major listed British gambling group.The announcement, confirming a move first r...

Health

Study: Combination antibiotics may fuel inappropriate use globally

Study: Combination antibiotics may fuel inappropriate use globally

Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The use of fixed-dose combination antibiotics needs to be recon...
Study: Education, advocacy program reduces pregnancy complications in at-risk mothers

Study: Education, advocacy program reduces pregnancy complications in at-risk mothers

Jan. 19 (UPI) -- A program designed to bring education and care services to comm...
‘We know this is real’: New clinics aid virus ‘long-haulers’

‘We know this is real’: New clinics aid virus ‘long-haulers’

NEW YORK -- COVID-19 came early for Catherine Busa, and it never really left.The...

World

‘Let’s start afresh’: Joe Biden becomes 46th US president and urges unity

‘Let’s start afresh’: Joe Biden becomes 46th US president and urges unity

Joe Biden has entered the White House as America's 46th president, and after taking his oath of office he told his count...
Biden inauguration: New president sworn in amid Trump snub

Biden inauguration: New president sworn in amid Trump snub

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South Korea’s Moon Jae-in names new foreign minister ahead of Biden inauguration

South Korea’s Moon Jae-in names new foreign minister ahead of Biden inauguration

SEOUL, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in shuffled his cabinet on Wednesday, announcing three new nomin...
‘Real-world’ analysis of COVID vaccine raises questions about UK strategy

‘Real-world’ analysis of COVID vaccine raises questions about UK strategy

The first real-world analysis of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine suggests it is matching its performance in clin...