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Queen Latifah Wants To Change The Obesity Conversation

Queen Latifah is ready for some real talk about weight and wellness. "The Equalizer" star, who first entered the spotlight as a rapper in the 1980s, has experienced working in entertainment - and the public scrutiny that comes with it - in a range of sizes.

With Inpatient Psychiatric Services in Short Supply, America’s Teen Mental Health Emergency Deepens

With inpatient psychiatric services reportedly in short supply, teenagers aren’t receiving the care they need.

Families Ration Formula For Children As Shortage Worsens

The formula shortage has left countless families across the country on edge. The shortage has even sent some children to the hospital, because they can't get enough nutrition.

As Global Cases Rise, Researchers Race To Solve Puzzle Of Mysterious Hepatitis Cases In Children

The global toll of sudden and unexplained hepatitis in children has risen to 621 cases from 34 countries, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control said in an update on Thursday.

The Stigma Around Male Domestic Violence

In an article done by the World Economic Forum, Vanita Sundaram stated that among the young people she spoke to about whether or not violence was unacceptable provided a variety of responses, with them stating that men are innately violent. Women hitting men was seen as “unproblematic,” with people arguing that women are physically weaker and frail (thus, their use of violence was less significant).

Vp Kamala Harris Says Overturning Roe V. Wade Would Be ‘An Extreme Step Backwards’

Roe v. Wade ruling is part of a "war" on women's rights, Harris says, as Republican-led legislatures across the nation pass increasingly restrictive measures on abortion access.

CDC’s Independent Vaccine Advisers Will Meet To Discuss Covid-19 Boosters For Kids

The ACIP will meet Thursday to discuss updates on Covid-19 vaccine safety and effectiveness for children ages 5-11 years, CDC guidance on boosters for that age group and the framework for that booster dose.

More Than 1 Million People Have Died Of Covid-19 In The U.S.

More than one million people have now died of Covid-19 in the US since the pandemic's start, a reminder the pandemic is not over even as much of the country pushes to move away from Covid-19 measures.

Coronavirus Committee: Meat Companies Lied About Impending Shortage And Put Workers At Risk

The House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, found that meat processors' warnings about the nation being on the brink of a meat shortage were not based in fact.

If The Supreme Court Ends Abortion Rights, Black Women Will Be The Ones Most Wounded

One of the clearest and undeniable consequences of this unprecedented move by the conservative court majority is the impact it will have on Black women.

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