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    (CNN)Drinking up to three or four cups of caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee a day reduces your risk of developing and dying from chronic liver diseases, a new study found. The healthiest way to brew your coffee -- and possibly lengthen your lifeCoffee drinkers were 21% less likely to develop chronic liver disease, 20% less likely to develop chronic or fatty...
    Chocolate milk helps with concussions? Not so fast. Recently the headlines were filled with the erroneous news that football players who drank chocolate milk showed superior cognitive testing after concussive events (compared to players who didn’t drink chocolate milk). This particular study was funded by the dairy industry, a behemoth that will go to any length to improve its profits,...
    (From left to right) Grace Lee Boggs, Larry Itliong, Yuri Kochiyama, and Philip Vera Cruz. All four are important figures in Asian American history. This story was originally published at Prism.  By Jenn Fang For decades, Asian American advocates have fought to establish Asian American and other ethnic studies programs in schools, galvanized by the fact that most Americans still...
    Immigrants from Muslim backgrounds have been far more affected by deadly cases of the Wuhan coronavirus than French natives, according to France’s National Institute for Demographic Studies. While exact numbers on deaths by ethnicity and religion are not available in France as the law forbids the collection of such data, the National Institute for Demographic Studies (INED), along with the National Institute of...
    This article was medically reviewed by Debra Jaliman, MD, a board-certified dermatologist with a private practice in New York City. Medically Reviewed Reviewed By Check Mark Icon A check mark. It indicates that the relevant content has been reviewed and verified by an expert Our stories are reviewed by medical professionals to ensure you get the most accurate and useful information about your...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — First District Councilman Zeke Cohen brought attention to some fast-acting residents in Fells Point Wednesday, who responded to swastika graffiti on various locations on Fleet Street. The neighbors decided to respond with a message of love. Rainbow hearts – particularly fitting for pride month – were painted over the symbols. READ MORE: $10 Million In Relief Funding...
    Renewed public interest in whether the pandemic started with a Chinese laboratory experiment gone wrong has also thrown a spotlight on a controversial form of research that some experts say may not be worth the risk. Known popularly as the innocuous-sounding gain-of-function, these kinds of studies involve enhancing a virus to make it more infectious to better understand how it...
    DENVER (CBS4) – A new family resource center will soon be opening their doors to the Denver community. The Athletics & Beyond Family Resource Center is a place where student-athletes can perfect their skills. “You’re looking at the house our alumni built,” said Narcy Jackson, Founder and Executive Director of Athletics & Beyond. READ MORE: Shows Our Unity: Colorado Teens...
    Fresh from branding the Queen the world’s “number one symbol of white supremacy”, Britain’s inaugural professor of “Black Studies” has accused the university which created his position of “institutional racism”. Media darling Kehinde Andrews has revealed that he has “ended up in a disciplinary” after, as he tells it, he and a colleague reported an alleged “incident of racial harassment”,...
    A commercial lobster diver says he was swallowed whole by a whale off the Massachusetts coast Friday but made it out alive with only minor injuries following the life and death encounter.  Michael Packard, 56, of Wellfleet, was released hours later from a Cape Cod hospital following his scary encounter with a humpback whale. He told WBZ-TV he was 45...
    More On: education Interracial couple says critical race theory ‘hurts’ people of color Why New York colleges won’t embrace weed — even though it’s legal Adams, Yang should take teacher-union hostility as a big compliment Boycott and bombings mar Myanmar’s new school year CHARLOTTE, N.C. — When the Asian American Student Union at a Connecticut high school organized a...
    Customers dining at Chipotle restaurants will see higher food prices thanks to a newly announced employee pay raise to $15 an hour. The fast-casual Mexican food chain said menu prices will be raised by as much as 4% in order to mitigate the employee pay raises announced last month, which will pay employees $15 per hour by the end of...
    A taxpayer-funded academic has labelled the Queen 'the number one symbol of white supremacy in the entire world'. Professor Kehinde Andrews, a campaigner who is regularly wheeled out on TV debates to air his divisive views, today said he did not know 'why it's such a big deal' Oxford University students voted to take down a picture of the Queen...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The FDA on Monday approved the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in 18 years despite an advisory committee voting against it. The drug is said to be the first treatment to attack the disease’s progression, providing new hope for patients, CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reported. READ MORE: Man Dead Following Police-Involved Shooting In Bayonne The...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Government health officials on Monday approved the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 20 years, disregarding warnings from independent advisers that the much-debated treatment hasn’t been shown to help slow the brain-destroying disease. The Food and Drug Administration said it granted approval to the drug from Biogen based on results that seemed “reasonably likely” to...
    Loading the player... A family in Spokane, Washington, is demanding that a school administrator be removed after he suggested he could segregate two Black middle school students who were directed to clean freshly picked cotton as part of a classroom assignment, according to lawyers for the family. Taylor Skidmore, assistant principal at Sacajawea Middle School, offered to remove the...
    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) on Thursday announced a potential oral antiviral treatment to lessen the severity of COVID-19 disease, ahead of clinical studies assessing efficacy in patients. Researchers said the experimental drug, TEMPOL, showed promise in cell cultures by impacting the virus’ ability to replicate, or impairing an enzyme called RNA replicase. Findings were published in the journal...
    (CNN)Are you paying attention? Maybe not. We spend nearly half our waking lives with wandering minds, Harvard University scientists found over a decade ago. When you're trying to get something done — such as reading an article about mindfulness, for example — that wandering mind can derail your goals. "If we're not paying attention to the present moment when we're...
    (CNN)Over half of surveyed overweight adults in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the UK and the United States say they have experienced fat-shaming from doctors, family, friends, classmates and coworkers that led to self-blame and an avoidance of health care, new research finds. She learned to love eating -- and herself -- despite a lifetime of fat shaming Weight stigma is...
    A series of studies worldwide show that man’s best friend could play a role in limiting the spread of Covid-19. According to a New York Times report, countries around the world are training dogs to detect Covid-19 in people. Preliminary studies have found dogs can detect the virus, possibly at a better rate than rapid antigen testing. According to...
    Never say never! A 71-year-old Pennsylvania grandmother fulfilled a life-long dream during the pandemic, graduating with high honors with a liberal arts degree from a local college Friday. Maryann Wickemeyer of Bethlehem was one of 400 graduates from DeSales University to receive her degree during a ceremony in Allentown, which was livestreamed on YouTube, according to The Associated Press. ...
    In American higher education, costs keep rising while standards keep falling. Princeton University (my alma mater) recently announced that students can major in its Classics Department without knowing how to read Greek and Latin texts. Can you imagine engineering students being exempted from calculus? Or pre-med students skipping organic chemistry? According to the May 2021 “Princeton Alumni Weekly” (PAW), the...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA studied his win against Kubrat Pulev as he ramped up his training and preparation for the tricky task of facing Oleksandr Usyk. AJ is yet to confirm his return to the ring having last fought in December, knocking out Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev. 3Anthony Joshua studying his win against Kubrat Pulev 3Anthony Joshua is yet to return...
    ON THIS DAY IN 1918, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “MADRID — Business life in Madrid is almost paralyzed by the outbreak of a species of grip. The exact nature of the disease has not been determined, although it is not fatal. Theaters and moving picture houses are deserted while the tramways are crippled because of the illness of employees....
    The majority of patients with moderate or severe cases of COVID had at least one long-term symptom, a new study suggests. Researchers found that nearly three-quarters of people continued to suffer fatigue, shortness of breath and even brain fog after clearing the infection or being discharged from the hospital. In some instances, the patients dealt with symptoms for about 60...
    The Center for Immigration Studies promotes the work of white supremacists. On Thursday, Republicans on the House Committee on Natural Resources held a session, which Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona, running the event, said was "not an official hearing or meeting" of the committee, to interview so-called witnesses about immigration....
    More On: COVID vaccine Ohio announces first winner of its $5M COVID vaccine sweepstakes Woman sped through vaccine tent in protest, cops say New York giving away 50 full college scholarships to vaccinated teens Tiny percent of vaccinated Americans report ‘breakthrough’ COVID infections Most people who recover from COVID-19 could have immunity that lasts at least a year or...
    NEW YORK -- Two encouraging studies suggest that people who recovered from COVID-19 had immune responses to the virus long after antibodies faded, even up to one year later.The findings may help put to rest lingering fears that protection against the virus will be short-lived.Researchers in both studies examined bone marrow in volunteers who had been exposed to the coronavirus...
    Brand-new studies are shedding light on how long immunity to COVID-19 lasts for those who have had the virus, been fully vaccinated, or both. Most who were infected with COVID and later immunized will not need booster shots, the studies show. Those who were vaccinated after never having the virus will likely need a booster shot as will some people...
    Two new studies suggest that natural immunity in individuals who have recovered from COVID-19 may be even stronger than previously believed. A paper published in Nature on Monday by researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found that cells in the bone marrow of people who had COVID-19 about one year earlier maintained a memory of...
    Reality TV star Kim Kardashian revealed she did not pass the “baby bar” exam in the process of studying to become a lawyer. Kim revealed the news to Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian in a preview for the upcoming episodes of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” shared Wednesday. “So, you guys, I did not pass the baby bar,” Kim told her...
    Listen to this episode of The Times: Apple | Spotify | Stitcher | Google As the Israeli-Palestinian conflict keeps a cease-fire, its proxy wars continue to rage worldwide. One of the latest battlefronts has been in California classrooms. This past March, the California Department of Education approved an ethnic studies curriculum for K-12 students that schools can adopt voluntarily....
    The Centers for Disease Control waited until May 13 to lift mask recommendations in most settings for vaccinated Americans, but the science behind the decision has been known for months. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said the science behind dropping the agency’s stringent mask recommendations developed in just the final weeks before she announced the decision. The data on vaccine...
    (CNN)For centuries, tea has been used for far more than quenching thirst. Around the world people drink it to relax, reinvigorate and soothe, and it's something we need now more than ever. In the UK, where tea drinkers imbibe 100 million cups every day, according to the UK's Tea Advisory Panel, the beverage remains part of the national psyche --...
    A pair of new studies suggest reported hospitalization rates vastly overstate children’s risk from COVID-19, with nearly half of hospitalized kids who were found to be infected suffering no illness from the virus and seeking treatment for other ailments. The studies and an accompanying opinion article in Hospital Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, indicate children continue...
    Even though most Americans reportedly oppose animal testing, each year over 100 million animals are tortured and killed in laboratories for “biology lessons, medical training, curiosity-driven experimentation, and chemical, drug, food, and cosmetics testing.” While some people believe animal testing is a necessary evil for the betterment of humanity, the facts just don’t support this belief. An article published in...
    Brett Giroir is the former Covid Testing Czar under the Trump Administration, and judged by his Friday morning on Fox & Friends, he is also a vocal critic of the Biden Administration’s handling of the global pandemic — and of current CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky. At issue: CDC’s Thursday announcement that mask guidance has been significantly eased for citizens...
    Researchers at a number of top universities have penned a letter saying theories that COVID-19 escaped from a Wuhan lab 'remain viable' and called for further studies to investigate the origins of the virus. Stanford University microbiologist David Relman and the University of Washington virologist Jesse Bloom organized the letter published in the journal Science and signed by 18 prominent...
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (CBS) – For Katie Smith, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a learning experience in more than one way. Smith, a nurse at Dartmouth-Hitchcok Medical Center, studied throughout the last year to finish her degree online at Southern New Hampshire University while also working on the frontlines of the COVID pandemic. READ MORE: Vaccines For Kids In Massachusetts: What...
    During a meeting that was moved online because people feared for their safety, the Los Alamitos Unified school board on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a set of social justice teaching standards. The curriculum for a high school ethnic studies elective will come before the board in June. Wednesday’s vote came after an uproar in the community that...
    LOS ALAMITOS (CBSLA) – After hours of discussion, the Los Alamitos Unified School District early Wednesday morning unanimously approved a set of social justice teaching standards and a new ethnic studies curriculum. Protesters outside Los Alamitos Unified School District headquarters in Los Alamitos, Calif. May 11, 2021. (CBSLA) In a virtual meeting, the board voted 5-0 in favor of the...
    One study puts a high score on mental personality traits that prefer a quiet concrete jungle in quiet countryside, in which some studies list the tendency to distance themselves from others, the inability to plan for the future, the instability of one job to another, and / or run away from home or school Characterized by failing to balance when...
    Mets ace Jacob deGrom resumed playing catch and plans to evaluate his mechanics after New York placed him on the 10-day injured list Tuesday with tightness in his right side. The two-time NL Cy Young Award winner was pulled from a game Sunday against Arizona, his first appearance after skipping a start due to discomfort in his right lat muscle....
    Image: Getty Images. As part of research on the megapavuna (which includes large animal species), scientists at the University of Murdoch launched small multirotor drones (made of multiple impulses) from a boat in Bilbara, Western Australia. A breathtaking feat to observe one of two species in the line of Sirens: Dugongs. A specific method based on the horizontal...
    For more than a year, the world has—quite understandably—been caught up in looking at a crisis that threatened to (and did) kill millions of people more or less immediately. With that in mind, it’s easy to see how the genuinely existential threat of climate change hasn’t been getting nearly as many headlines as it has in recent years. However, that doesn’t...
    Trendy herbal supplements such as green tea and African mango don’t help dieters to lose weight, new research claims. Stars including Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston and Lady Gaga may swear by them, but scientists who reviewed trials that compared them with placebos found little evidence that products containing a whole plant or combinations of whole plants helped slimmers to shift...