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Women’s health is better when women have more control in their society

A woman from one of the Mosuo farming communities in southwest China. The Mosuo were participants in a groundbreaking study examining gender-based health disparities. Siobhan Mattison, CC BY-SAGender disparities in ...
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Joe Biden’s inaugural address gives hope to the millions who stutter

Joe Biden delivering his inaugural address on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021. Alex Wong/Getty ImagesPresident Joe Biden called for American unity after four years ...
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How to outsmart your COVID-19 fears and boost your mood in 2021

It's all about emotion. Charles Postiaux/Unsplash, CC BY-NDAfter a year of toxic stress ignited by so much fear and uncertainty, now is a good time to reset, pay attention to ...
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What’s not being said about why African Americans need to take the COVID-19 vaccine

Latrice Davis, a nurse at Roseland Community Hospital in Chicago, receives the COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 18, 2020. Scott Olson via Getty ImagesDr. Anthony Fauci and other national health leaders ...
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Can employers require workers to take the COVID-19 vaccine? 6 questions answered

A patient care director in New York receives the coronavirus vaccine. Eduardo Munoz/Pool via APEditor’s note: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency in charge of enforcing laws prohibiting ...
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Racism at the county level associated with increased COVID-19 cases and deaths

Sevonna Brown of Black Women's Blueprint, a mutual aid group, with her son in Brooklyn, New York. Mutual aid groups have been formed across New York City to address the ...
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What are emergency use authorizations, and do they guarantee that a vaccine or drug is safe?

Tony Potts, a 69-year-old retiree, removes his face mask for a temperature check just before receiving his first injection in a phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial sponsored by Moderna ...
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Homeless patients with COVID-19 often go back to life on the streets after hospital care, but there’s a better way

Union Square in Manhattan, where many of New York City's homeless live. Noam Galai via Getty ImagesIn 2019, about 567,715 homeless people were living in the United States. While this ...
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No, soaring COVID-19 cases are not due to more testing – they show a surging pandemic

Access to testing had been improving across the U.S., but as cases increase, more testing is needed. AP Photo/Bebeto MatthewsCOVID-19 cases are surging upward around the U.S., reaching 100,000 daily ...
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Allergen-depleted, anti-inflammatory fragrance can be used in moisturizers for dry skin sufferers

Researchers have developed a novel allergen-depleted and anti-inflammatory fragrance that can be used in moisturizers for people with extremely dry, xerotic skin. Beiersdorf researchers in Germany report the results of ...
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