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Beckham Jr. Opens Up About Mental Health ‘Highs [and] Lows’ From Super Bowl Season
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Beckham Jr. Opens Up About Mental Health ‘Highs [and] Lows’ From Super Bowl Season

Odell Beckham Jr. is the most notable free agent left unsigned, and now we may have some clarity as to why he hasn’t been urgently trying to find a new home.In an Instagram post Friday, Beckham detailed his struggles with he has dealt with this offseason after winning the Super Bowl with the Rams and having his son.“After the bowl, havin’ Zydn, battling depression, and being at such highs [and] lows at the same time put me in a really bad spot,” he wrote. “I firmly believe that either way it goes, we can have a choice in this life. [You] can either get up [and] get out of the funk or stay in it. I chose to get out of the mud.”Beckham tore his ACL during the Super Bowl, sending him into another long rehab during the offseason. Since he will not be ready for the start of ...
California governor declares monkeypox state of emergency | Health and Fitness
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California governor declares monkeypox state of emergency | Health and Fitness

By DON THOMPSON - Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's governor on Monday declared a state of emergency to speed efforts to combat the monkeypox outbreak, becoming the second state in three days to take the step.Gov. Gavin Newsom said the declaration will help California coordinate a government-wide response, seek more vaccines and lead outreach and education efforts on where people can get treatment and vaccination.“We’ll continue to work with the federal government to secure more vaccines, raise awareness about reducing risk, and stand with the LGBTQ community fighting stigmatization," Newsom said in a statement announcing his declaration.The monkeypox virus spreads through prolonged and close skin-to-skin contact, which can inc...