Covid risk. Covid risks. What’s yours?

Coronavirus If there's one question about coronavirus that we ask more than any other, it's surely "What is my risk?" Not only "What's my risk of catching the virus", but, were that...

Nigeria president warns protesters; fails to address shooting

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari spoke to the nation about the unrest that has gripped the country in recent days without making any mention of the deadly shooting of peaceful protesters that...

Meet the College Senior Who Built a COVID Tracker After CDC Blocked from Tracing...

As the number of people in President Trump’s orbit who test positive for COVID-19 continues to grow, we meet a student journalist who is doing what the White House doesn’t want the CDC to...

Neoliberal obesity and coronavirus in Mexico

In August, the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca banned the sale of junk food and sugary drinks to children under the age of 18. Mexico's Assistant Health Secretary Hugo Lopez-Gatell, who has denounced soda as "bottled poison",...

A New Form of Slavery? Meet Incarcerated Firefighters Battling California’s Wildfires for $1 an...

Wildfires with the hidden men and women on the front lines of the state’s ever-growing fire season: prisoner firefighters. Of the 13,000 firefighters battling blazes across the state, more than 2,500...

California cannabis arrests down 27%, but racial disparities increase

The number of felony marijuana arrests in California continued to decline in 2019 in the age of legalization, but another trend remained unchanged: those arrests fell disproportionately on Hispanics and Blacks,...

Trump’s Fumbling of the Coronavirus Crisis Could Kill the College Football Season

One of Donald Trump’s favorite things to do as President has been visiting college football games in friendly locations, bathing his eternally needy ego in applause and affirmation. Last season alone,...

Mayor & Council Have Prioritized the NYPD Over Our Communities; Movement to #DefundNYPD Continues!

The City Council’s FY21 budget vote was a racial and economic justice litmus test and we now have the results. We commend the councilmembers who voted NO on the FY21 City...

Israeli researchers are using cannabis treatment for COVID-19

Israeli researchers are using cannabis treatment to down-regulate the inflammation storm before patients develop severe lung inflammation. With the widespread impact of COVID-19 on the nation’s health and the rising need for...

How to stop your glasses from fogging up when you wear a mask

Many people are faithfully wearing masks in order to prevent others from being infected with COVID-19. But while mask-wearing is important for public health, it’s also a big adjustment for a lot of...

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