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Latinx Workers Face Unemployment, Worries About Making Rent In Pandemic: Survey

A survey of Latinx immigrants in the U.S. detailed the disproportionate economic distress and loss the community has faced throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.   A report released Thursday by the Center for Popular Democracy detailed survey results from conversations with 900 immigrants from April through November 2020 across six states: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, […]

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Anthony Fauci Reveals What Still Baffles Him About The COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious diseases expert, revealed Tuesday how he’s still baffled by some people’s refusal to accept the seriousness of COVID-19, which has now killed more than 500,000 Americans. Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief medical officer for President Joe Biden’s administration, told […]

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About A Third Of Texans Still Facing Disrupted Water Supplies: Report

Feb 22 (Reuters) ― Some 8.8 million people in Texas, about a third of the state’s population, still had issues with their water supply as of Sunday evening, CNN quoted authorities as saying, after a record-breaking freeze knocked out power stations last week. Millions of Texans are still being advised to boil water before using, though all power plants were […]

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7 Questions People With Ulcerative Colitis May Have About Biologics

For some people with ulcerative colitis, biologics are important for managing many painful symptoms, like diarrhea, abdominal pain, and fevers. First, here’s a little refresher on why these symptoms occur in the first place. Ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease, causes inflammation and ulcers in your colon and rectum; your specific symptoms may vary depending […]

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Opening Up About Your Chronic Illness

Hi. I’m Carolyn. I’m the editor in chief of SELF and the host of our wellness advice podcast, Checking In. In this week’s episode, we’re talking about opening up about your chronic illness, and getting the support you need, both at work and from your loved ones. Today we’re hearing from Sophie, who was diagnosed […]