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How New England caught the COVID deaths much of the country missed

It was the tail end of a cold Massachusetts winter when many of Dr. Larissa Lucas' nursing home residents stopped eating and drinking. Others were sleeping more than usual, or especially groggy during their waking hours.  There were no high fevers or coughs – no obvious symptoms. And yet, starting in March 2020, Lucas would check on... go to Article >

A fund apologizes for its role in the Tuskegee syphilis study that targeted Black men

22 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — For almost 40 years starting in the 1930s, as government researchers purposely let hundreds of Black men die of syphilis in Alabama so they could study the disease, a foundation in New York covered funeral expenses for the... read more

Biden claimed more kids are dying of guns than cars. Here's what the data shows.

30 Days ago News Source: Nbcnews.com

The massacre at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, in which 19 children and two teachers were shot dead by an 18-year-old gunman with an AR-15-style rifle, has once again drawn America’s attention to children killed by gunfire.Medical... read more

Coronavirus FAQ: I got COVID. Then I got it again. What's the deal with reinfection?

27 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

We regularly answer frequently asked questions about life during the coronavirus crisis. If you have a question you'd like us to consider for a future post, email us at goatsandsoda@npr.org with the subject line: "Weekly Coronavirus Questions."... read more

Jim Seals, of Seals and Crofts duo that ruled ’70s soft-rock, dies at 80

26 Days ago News Source: Variety.com

Jim Seals, who as part of the duo Seals and Crofts crafted memorably wistful 1970s hits like “Summer Breeze” and “Diamond Girl,” died Monday at age 80. No cause of death was immediately given.Several friends and relatives confirmed the death. “I... read more

‘A real chilling effect’: Expert details lack of funding for gun violence research

18 Days ago News Source: Aol.com

Gun violence has become a dominant topic of conversation following horrific mass shootings recently at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York and an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.Politicians are still debating the best course of action, with... read more

Pandemic babies are behind after years of stress, isolation affected brain development

20 Days ago News Source: Usatoday.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Wearing a tutu and a messy ponytail, CJ RainingBird, 4, sprawls out on her carpeted living room floor, scribbling on a notebook. She looks up eagerly after completing each pen stroke, her eyes widening and her mouth stretching... read more

Dogs trained to sniff out COVID in schools are getting a lot of love for their efforts

17 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

FREETOWN, Mass. — Since last fall, Hunter the dog, a not-quite-two-year-old black lab, has been sweeping classrooms and common areas at Freetown Elementary School nearly every week in search of ... COVID. One afternoon in early June, she sniffs... read more

Horowitz: States must revisit the Commerce Clause to combat the fed’s controlled demolition of the economy

25 Days ago News Source: Theblaze.com

If the Biden administration appears apathetic to the crushing price of fuel, it’s actually because it relishes this an opportunity for fundamental transformation. As Biden said during one of the presidential debates, he would ensure there is “no... read more

Patrick Baldwin Jr. fell from a top NBA Draft prospect. Now he’s trying to build himself back up

26 Days ago Sports Source: Sbnation.com

How Patrick Baldwin Jr. plans to salvage his career after falling from a top NBA Draft prospect CHICAGO — Patrick Baldwin Jr.’s spot in the 2022 NBA Draft was supposed to be secure well before he came to the combine. If things... read more

For doctors, abortion restrictions create an 'impossible choice' when providing care

9 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

Now that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, medical ethics experts say many physicians will be caught in a bind: unable to fulfill their professional obligations to provide care to their pregnant patients because of state laws that... read more