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CDC to reverse indoor mask policy, saying fully vaccinated people should wear them indoors in Covid hot spots

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to recommend Tuesday that fully vaccinated people begin wearing masks indoors again in places with high Covid-19 transmission rates, according to people familiar with the matter. Federal health officials still believe fully vaccinated individuals represent a very small amount of transmission, according to the sources. Still,… Read More »

Early dementia more likely to impact Black and Hispanic people in US

By Krista Charles An illustration of neurons and neural pathways impacted by dementia KATERYNA KON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRA Black and Hispanic people in the US show symptoms of dementia that may be associated with Alzheimer’s disease earlier than their white counterparts. Sangeeta Gupta at Delaware State University analysed responses to a national survey in the US… Read More »

Teaching young children about the existence and acceptance of LGBTQ people [PODCAST]

“Even though there has been a lot of progress, LGBTQ youth are still struggling with discrimination. I am disheartened that 40 percent of LGBTQ youth surveyed by the Trevor project in 2020 seriously considered suicide in the previous 12 months, and the amount of LGBTQ youth reaching out to the Trevor project crisis centers has… Read More »

Pandemic-related cuts in cancer screening, surgery have doctors worried more people will die

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto News Health Canada ‘I do believe that patients with cancer in Canada … are being rendered fatal, terminal or incurable, as a result of what’s happened’ Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Apr 13, 2021  •  1 hour ago  •  4 minute read  •  23 Comments A doctor exams mammograms,… Read More »