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Yes, Viruses Used To Be Named After Places. Here’s Why They Aren’t Anymore.

Despite repeated advice from the medical community that naming diseases after their place of origin has no benefit and actually causes harm, President Donald Trump and some conservative media figures continue to use the phrase “Chinese Virus” to describe the new coronavirus. In 2015, the World Health Organization issued new guidelines for naming new infectious diseases […]

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This Could Be Why You Don’t See PlayPlaces in McDonald’s Anymore

Supannee_Hickman/shutterstock The McDonald’s venture into restaurant-adjacent playgrounds experienced a heyday from the 1970s to the ’90s. Their history is rich, there are several potential reasons why their numbers are dwindling today. If you spent a fair amount of time dining at McDonald’s in the 1990s and early 2000s, even if you didn’t have kids with […]