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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

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

Is social distancing good for your dating life?

Is social distancing good for your dating life?

Nothing is certain in the world of dating. But for Poornima Ravishankar, a lawyer from northern New Jersey, the coronavirus pandemic has brought an unexpected twist. A boyfriend. Whom she’s only seen in person once. And whom she’s never touched. The duo met on Bumble, and their courtship started slowly. First came FaceTime drinks —…MORE

Tear gas: Prepare for what to do if you’re exposed

Tear gas: Prepare for what to do if you’re exposed

Sam was one of hundreds of peaceful protesters gathered outside the CNN Center in downtown Atlanta on Monday night. An anthropologist in her early 20s who studies social movements, she was among those in the crowd chatting with friends around 8:30 p.m., shortly before the city’s 9 p.m. curfew. A black woman with asthma, Sam…MORE

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