• Dakotas Lead US In Virus Growth As Both Reject Mask Rules

    Dakotas Lead US In Virus Growth As Both Reject Mask Rules0

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Coronavirus infections in the Dakotas are growing faster than anywhere else in the nation, fueling impassioned debates over masks and personal freedom after months in which the two states avoided the worst of the pandemic. The argument over masks raged this week in Brookings, South Dakota, as the city council

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  • Kids Infected At Day Care Spread Coronavirus At Home: Study

    Kids Infected At Day Care Spread Coronavirus At Home: Study0

    NEW YORK (AP) — Children who caught the coronavirus at day cares and a day camp spread it to their relatives, according to a new report that underscores that kids can bring the germ home and infect others. Scientists already know children can spread the virus. But the study published Friday by the Centers for

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  • COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign Will Be Canada’s Largest Ever

    COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign Will Be Canada’s Largest Ever0

    OTTAWA — Canada is planning for what’s poised to be its largest-ever vaccination campaign.  In a few weeks, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is expected to release an interim statement listing which priority groups should get first access to an authorized COVID-19 vaccine, when one or many become available. Dr. Caroline Quach-Thanh is

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  • National Youth Suicide Rates Continue To Climb

    National Youth Suicide Rates Continue To Climb0

    Suicide in children and young adults has been a public health crisis in the United States for years — and new data suggests it is getting worse. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released on Friday found the national suicide rate among 10- to 24-year-olds in the U.S. was mostly

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  • Clip From 'Unfit' Documentary Explores Trump's 'Cognitive Decline' Over Time

    Clip From 'Unfit' Documentary Explores Trump's 'Cognitive Decline' Over Time0

    In a new film unpacking the psychology of Donald Trump, author and psychologist John Gartner says the president demonstrates numerous signs of cognitive deterioration and ties that to grave concerns about Trump’s fitness for the Oval Office. “This is almost a science fiction kind of novel that we are living in now,” Gartner said in an

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  • Climate Change-Fueled Fires Are Changing The Way Californians Live

    Climate Change-Fueled Fires Are Changing The Way Californians Live0

    Californians, now accustomed to devastating wildfire seasons year after year, have come up with both ordinary and dystopian methods of coping with evacuations, smoky air and extreme heat.  This year alone, blazes have destroyed over 3,900 homes and other structures, and burned through a record 3.1 million acres across the state — representing an over

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