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Award-Winning D.C. Pediatrician Says Vaccines And Masks Are Like Airbags And Seat-belts

In one of the nation’s capital’s poorest and most traumatized communities, Dr. Lewis-Ragland has gained the kind of trust and respect from residents that other physicians often find elusive.

King County To Mandate Proof Of Vaccination Or Negative Test To Help Address The Spread Of COVID-19

During a press conference held last week, Constantine emphasized the critical point that the state of Washington finds itself in as the fall and winter months approach and how important vaccinations are as a shield against COVID and its variants.

Pfizer Vaccine For Children 5 To 11 Is Safe With Robust Antibody Response

These are the first such results released for this age group for a US Covid-19 vaccine. Pfizer said it plans to submit to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization soon.

FDA’s Vaccine Advisers Meet To Decide Whether Americans Need Boosters

Vaccine advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration started meeting Friday morning to discuss whether many Americans need to start getting booster doses of coronavirus vaccine.

Child Covid-19 Cases Increased Nearly 240% Since July, Pediatricians’ Group Says

Covid-19 infections have risen "exponentially" among children in the US since July, according to data published Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

Health Department Issues New Mandates In Wake Of COVID Surge

“While outdoor activities remain much safer than indoors there is still a risk,” says Duchin. “Even outdoors currently when large numbers of people are in close, prolonged contact.”

More Than 230 Journals Warn Global Warming Could Be ‘Catastrophic’ For Health

Human health is already being harmed by the climate crisis, and the impacts could become catastrophic and irreversible unless governments do much more to address global warming, the editors of more than 230 medical journals said in a joint editorial Monday.

What To Do If Your Child Is Exposed To Covid-19 At School

Ping! It's the email you've been dreading -- your child may have been exposed to Covid-19 at school. How are you to cope with the possibility of 10 days of quarantine and the fear that your child -- or another member of the family -- may fall ill?

Your Covid Game Plan: Are Stadiums Safe?

The college football season is kicking into high gear, the National Football League season starts Sept. 9, and the baseball pennant races are heating up. For the first time since 2019, nearly all stadiums will be fully open to fans.

How Rape Affects Memory, And Why Police Need To Know About That Brain Science

Scientists who study trauma and memory say it’s common for sexual assault survivors — as well as survivors of other serious traumas — to be unable to recall an attack fully. They might remember certain facts but not others, or struggle to recall events in the correct sequence.

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Award-Winning D.C. Pediatrician Says Vaccines And Masks Are Like Airbags And Seat-belts

In one of the nation’s capital’s poorest and most traumatized communities, Dr. Lewis-Ragland has gained the kind of trust and respect from residents that other physicians often find elusive.

Families Of Missing Black & Brown People Frustrated With ‘Missing White Women Syndrome’

Some experts say the nation faces "Missing White Women Syndrome," which is defined by the heavier media attention White women and girls receive when they go missing compared to anyone outside of those demographics, according to a study published by the Northwestern University School of Law in 2016.