• Will Wearing A Face Mask For COVID-19 Also Protect You From The Flu?

    Will Wearing A Face Mask For COVID-19 Also Protect You From The Flu?0

    Now that we are many months into the coronavirus pandemic, the majority of the public is infinitely more aware of the precautions necessary to help curb the spread of the infectious disease — mask-wearing, social distancing and hand-washing. And as we near flu season ― which runs from about October to early May every year

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  • White Workers Are Getting Hired Back Twice As Fast As Black Workers

    White Workers Are Getting Hired Back Twice As Fast As Black Workers0

    At first glance, the unemployment rate seems a lot less terrible than it did a few months ago. In April, at the start of the COVID-19 shutdown, the jobless rate was a record-high 14.7%. This month, the Labor Department announced that the unemployment rate had dropped to 8.4%.  But digging deeper into the jobs report, you’ll

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  • What School Looks Like Around The World During COVID-19

    What School Looks Like Around The World During COVID-190

    Kids around the world are going to school under very different circumstances during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many schools have reopened with varying degrees of mitigation depending on government guidance, while others haven’t reopened at all but instead implemented distance learning. Take a visual tour of what children of the world are dealing with during this

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  • What Not To Say When A Friend's Loved One Has A Terminal Illness

    What Not To Say When A Friend's Loved One Has A Terminal Illness0

    We all want to be there for the people in our lives. If you have a friend who is dealing with a loved one facing a terminal diagnosis, it is understandable that you would want to step up and offer support. In these situations, you’re obviously trying your best to help. But unless you have

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  • What It's Like To Have Cancer In The Middle Of A Pandemic

    What It's Like To Have Cancer In The Middle Of A Pandemic0

    DETROIT ― Sveta Desai does everything she can to reduce her anxiety as she awaits a double mastectomy. Desai, 37, has inflammatory breast cancer, a rare, aggressive type that affects just 2% of American women with breast cancer. She started four months of chemotherapy to shrink the tumor last November and was scheduled for a

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  • Watchdog Reportedly Probing Justice Officials' Interference In Roger Stone Sentencing

    Watchdog Reportedly Probing Justice Officials' Interference In Roger Stone Sentencing0

    The Inspector General’s Office of the Justice Department has launched an investigation into officials’ interference in the sentencing of long-time Donald Trump confidant and convicted felon Roger Stone, sources have told NBC News. The probe is reportedly examining the details of what happened in February when prosecutors said DOJ bosses applied “heavy pressure” to ensure a

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