Ethan Sanford, M.D. Photo credit: Children’s Medical Center Dallas DALLAS – Nov. 28, 2022 – The number of surgeries performed on Black, Latino, and Asian children is significantly lower than among white children in the United States, a UT Southwestern study has found. These differences may reflect inequities in access to surgical care. The study, […]

In one way or another, Thomas Gooch has spent more than 30 years struggling with illegal drugs. The 52-year-old Nashville, Tenn., native grew up in extreme poverty. He was first incarcerated in 1988 and spent the next 15 years in and out of jail for using and selling narcotics. “Until 2003,” Gooch says. “That was […]

Refresh 2022-11-07T18:22:22.047Z The best deals will go quickly Based on previous Black Friday sales at Walmart, the best deals – like the AirPods, TVs, and appliances – will go fast. Stock is limited, and these items will sell out within hours. Which makes sense: we’re not sure we’ll see some of them back on Black Friday […]

The number of abortions performed monthly in Texas declined from a few thousand to less than 10 after the state implemented a near-total ban on the procedure this summer, new data shows. Texas, already operating under significant abortion restrictions, accounted for more than half of the national decline in abortions after the U.S. Supreme Court […]

WELLESLEY, Mass., Oct. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Sun Life has expanded its philanthropic support to help broaden access to mental health services for underserved and at-risk communities. Recognizing the impact of mental wellness on overall health, Sun Life is partnering with the National Alliance on Mental Wellness (NAMI) and the Black Mental Health Alliance for Education […]

Regulators should expand the types of medical professionals who can prescribe COVID-19 drugs. Should doctors be the only ones to prescribe COVID-19 drugs? Currently, the prevailing global practice is that only doctors can prescribe COVID-19 drugs—a policy in effect in jurisdictions such as in Hong Kong and England. There are strong arguments, however, in favor […]

MEXICO CITY, Oct 19 (Reuters) – The U.S. government is likely to increase the number of Venezuelans to which it grants humanitarian access under a recent migrant accord, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday. Under a

It’s no secret that philanthropists can influence each other. This was part of the spirit when Bill and Melinda French Gates and Warren Buffett first launched the Giving Pledge, and it animates all sorts of other donor circles and collectives, including Michael and Xochi Birch’s Battery Powered, in which wealthy members nominate giving . . […]

WASHINGTON, Oct 12 (Reuters) – The United States has not had consular access to Brittney Griner, an American detained in Russia, since the beginning of August, U.S. State Department spokesperson Ned Price told reporters. Price added that the United States seeks regular and consistent consular access to Griner and other Americans detained in Russia. Register […]

U.S. coasts provide a multitude of benefits to the American public. They offer leisure in the form of recreational activities and relaxation; they improve overall health and act as cooling centers; and they create economic opportunities ranging from renewable energy to fishing to tourism. Ecosystems such as salt marshes and mangroves also improve climate resilience […]

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