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1. Respiratory diseases are on the increase: How can you protect yourself?
As winter weather sets in, emergency rooms have seen a rise in respiratory illness. The holiday season will continue to bring more cases, but you can lower your risk.
Health professionals advise that you get vaccinated for the flu, RSV and COVID-19. They also recommend wearing a mask when in crowded places and washing your hands often.
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2. Reactions pour in for George Santos’ historic expulsion
George Santos’ tenure in Congress was short, but also very contentious. House of Representatives members were not short of harsh words after the disgraced former congressman was ousted from office on Friday. He had spent campaign money, amongst other things, on luxury items and Onlyfans.
“Good riddance,” Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) wrote Rep. Brandon Williams, R-N.Y., said in his salute to Santos that his expulsion was “long overdue.” Rep. Jasmine Crockett (D-Texas), was particularly scathing…