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The expansion in vaccine supply marks a critical time to confront deep skepticism among large numbers of rural whites and Republicans.
A Mexican restaurant in Houston is keeping its mask rule. People threatened to call ICE on the staff.
Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to lift the statewide mask mandate has not come easily for many businesses that are navigating enforcement of mask rules while facing backlash. “It was just horrific,” said Monica Richards, co-owner of Picos.
It’s one thing to test a vaccine, and another to see it in action in the real world. More than two months after the first vaccines were authorized in the U.K. and U.S., strong data have emerged showing that the shots are doing what they are supposed to do: protect people from COVID-19.
We knew Americans are desperate to travel again – but we didn’t know just how desperate until now: 38% of Americans polled by Trivago said they’d give up sex for a year if they could resume traveling immediately. For Brits, the number was even higher: 40%.
I want anal, but my wife refuses to try—not because she knows anything about it, but because she believes it may lead to infertility. How can I broach the topic without pressuring her, explaining the science?
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of the busiest guys in Hollywood right now, dropping his own line of workout shoes, executive-producing a TV show based on his life, and of course, pursuing ever greater heights in his movie career. Johnson’s next big movie, the DC superhero flick Black Adam, is both a tentpole movie and a passion project for him; when he first announced he had been cast as the lead, he spoke about how much it meant to be playing the character.
Naimish Baxi, M.D., 37, a physiatrist specializing in spine and sports care, has seen an uptick in back pain thanks to pandemic home-office hunching, excess couch time, and overzealous home workouts. Even this assistant professor at Weil Cornell Medical College and physiatrist at New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery, has to remind himself to sit right and to lift right. Here’s what he does to keep his back in line:
Booming business during the pandemic hasn’t always meant better wages, and they have largely been left off vaccine priority lists.
“No!” The doctor snapped. “Look at me!”
I had been staring her in the eyes, as she had ordered, but when a doctor on my other side began jabbing me with a needle, I started to turn my head. “Don’t look at it,” the first doctor said. I obeyed.
There is a stigma surrounding psychedelic drugs that some scientists and researchers argue is undeserved. Several experiments over the past decades have shown that, when used correctly, drugs like psilocybin and LSD can have positive effects on the lives of those take them. How they work is not completely understood, but the empirical evidence shows promise in the fields of curbing depression, anxiety, obsession, and even addiction to other substances.
The holidays won’t be the same this year — that’s a given. But there are a few beloved traditions we can still take part in, like snuggling up in front of the TV to watch our favorite holiday movie… and then immediately retreating to our bedroom to flick it or hook-up because we’re feeling so damn full of holiday cheer.
Leading infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci, who received his first dose of the Moderna vaccine on Tuesday, said to assume the strain is already present in the U.S.
Lyft announced it would provide 60 million rides to and from vaccination sites for low-income, uninsured and at-risk communities as vaccines roll out.
The ride-hailing company partnered with JPMorgan Chase, Anthem Inc., United Way, Epic, Centene Corporation, Modern Health, One Medical, National Hispanic Council on Aging, National Asian Pacific Center on Aging and others to help with the efforts in the coming weeks.
Republicans’ refusal to increase spending on a COVID-19 relief deal has meant cutting down on unemployment benefits in order to include stimulus checks.
Troy Muenzer’s new normal is months of breathing problems, unexpected medical bills, furlough, and no health insurance.
It’s a medical miracle for sure. But the crisis is too massive, the human loss too profound, for the state and its health-care officials to feel overjoyed.
In 2019 we saw anal sex go mainstream, CBD lube make penetration more pleasurable, and straight women enjoying watching lesbian porn. But a new year is here, and according to top sex experts, 2020 is going to bring new sex positions that will have some serious staying power.
The best practices for controlling an infectious disease like COVID-19 aren’t easy to follow—keeping six feet apart from others, wearing face masks in public, and, if you’re a health care worker, wearing shields to protect your eyes as well.
Coronavirus updates: North Dakota is now requiring face masks; US daily cases exceed 180K; 24 deaths at Ky. veterans home
Many Americans are bracing for increased virus restrictions and the possibility of fall and winter lockdowns, even as leaders in some areas are doubling-down on their hands-off approach.
We’re all social distancing right now. And that begs the question: how do you have sex in the era of COVID-19 self-isolation? Is it even safe to have sex during the pandemic?
THE FULL STORY OF TRUMP & COVID: More than 7 million Americans have suffered from COVID-19, including Pres. Trump. Emmy winner Jeffrey Wright narrates the documentary detailing how four years of Trump’s actions brought America to this moment (warning: distressing images).
This empowering and thought provoking talk challenges the standard definition of a ‘healthy lifestyle’, examines the impact that the mind has on the body, and shines light on how and why cannabis works for a variety of medical conditions. Elise Keller explains how the biological mechanism responsible for how cannabis works in our body – the endocannabinoid system – could have us all reconsidering what it means to stay physically healthy. Elise Keller is the founder of Rise CannaCoaching and Rise.Thrive.Soar –- an online breast cancer community group for women who are learning to support their endocannabinoid system during cancer treatment and beyond.
Elise started Rise after experiencing first hand how difficult it is to get sound, meaningful and evidence based information about how to use cannabis as a cancer patient The further she fell into cannabis medicine, the more it became evident to her that cannabis was in fact a gateway drug after all – a gateway to connecting to a new understanding of whole health, and what it means to live a healthy lifestyle
In this video, we go over some of the basics about medical cannabis.
Pain researcher Dr. Jason McDougall discusses questions around medical cannabis and what it means for people living with arthritis.
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