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Risking Their Lives To Save Their Lives: Why Public Health Experts Support Black Lives Matter Protests

People gather wearing face masks, recording with their phones and holding a signs that read “BLACK … [+] LIVES MATTER” gather during a service outside St. John’s Episcopal Church near the White House in Washington, Friday, June 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Juneteenth, the anniversary of the day that slaves in… Read More »

100-year-old coronavirus survivors share their longevity secrets

They’ve lived through World Wars, the Great Depression and other pandemics, so they weren’t about to let a little COVID stop them. Meet some of the oldest coronavirus survivors — all 100 years old and above — whose optimism and fighting spirits inspire all who hear their stories. Read on for their longevity secrets — and the life lessons… Read More »

Americans Are Worried About the Cost of Their Healthcare (and they have good reason)

By CASEY QUINLAN, HELEN HASKELL, BILL ADAMS, JOHN JAMES, ROBERT R. SCULLY, and POPPY ARFORD Last year, the Patient Council of the Right Care Alliance conducted a survey in which over 1,000 Americans answered questions about what worried them most about their healthcare. We asked questions about access to care, concerns about misdiagnosis, and risks… Read More »

History-defining question: Will 18 million ‘temporary’ jobless get their jobs back?

The Trump administration and the country face a major risk that, if the pandemic is not controlled relatively quickly, another economic depression is in store. The country already is clearly in a form of recession, as confirmed by Friday’s April jobs report that showed unemployment rising to 14.7%. But in theory, many of those workers,… Read More »