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Coronavirus may not be mutating, but experts say there is still potential for danger

Coronavirus may not be mutating, but experts say there is still potential for danger

Covid-19 is not mutating, health experts say, but that doesn’t mean it’s not dangerous. So far, evidence does not show that the coronavirus is changing to become more severe or more transmittable, but complacency by people and local governments could increase its spread, World Health Organization infectious disease epidemiologist Maria Van Kerkhove said Wednesday at…MORE

How to be anti-racist: Speak out in your own circles

How to be anti-racist: Speak out in your own circles

In light of the ongoing protests after the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, some people say they want to become anti-racist. Being anti-racist means more than ridding yourself of racist attitudes, beliefs and behaviors. It means you’re also actively fighting that reprehensible trinity as it manifests in your life on a…MORE

Time to stock your medicine cabinet for the pandemic

Time to stock your medicine cabinet for the pandemic

It could be a cabinet behind your mirror, a kitchen drawer or a first aid kit you carry in a backpack or in the car. Your medicine cabinet is your first go-to in times of illness, and sometimes it gets a little bare. But we’re in the midst of a global health crisis. And whether…MORE

ER visits for non-Covid emergencies have dropped 42% during the pandemic, CDC says

ER visits for non-Covid emergencies have dropped 42% during the pandemic, CDC says

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that some people may be putting off getting emergency care for serious health conditions during the coronavirus pandemic — and fewer visits for critical conditions could result in complications or even death. During the coronavirus pandemic, the total number of visits to hospital emergency departments across…MORE

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Kanye West donates $2 million, pays college tuition for George Floyd’s daughter

Kanye West donates $2 million, pays college tuition for George Floyd’s daughter

Kanye West has made a $2 million donation to support the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, a representative for West told CNN. The donation includes funding for legal fees for Arbery and Taylor’s families, along with black-owned businesses in crisis in his native Chicago and other cities. West’s representative said he…

Stars support John Boyega following rousing Black Lives Matter speech

Stars support John Boyega following rousing Black Lives Matter speech

Filmmakers and actors including Jordan Peele and Olivia Wilde are standing by John Boyega after he delivered a rousing speech at a Black Lives Matter protest on Wednesday. The “Star Wars” actor rallied crowds at the large demonstration in London’s Hyde Park following the death of George Floyd, telling activists that “now is the time”…

‘Dear…’ and ‘2040’ look for rays of hope amid dark times

‘Dear…’ and ‘2040’ look for rays of hope amid dark times

Amid dark times, a pair of projects premiere this weekend that offer elusive rays of hope. Apple TV+ introduces “Dear…,” a series profiling famous people and their positive impact on the lives of others, while the documentary “2040” explores the possibility of achieving progress on climate change in time to benefit the filmmaker’s four-year-old daughter,…