Rates of new-onset type 2 diabetes climbed 62%—and type 1 diabetes increased 17%—among US youth after the COVID-19 pandemic began, especially in Black and Hispanic children, according to a study published yesterday in JAMA Network Open. For the study, Kaiser Permanente researchers tracked rates of type 1 and type 2 diabetes among health system members […]


Comment on this storyComment U.S. poverty spiked over the last year, with child poverty more than doubling, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday, while the proportion of people lacking health insurance in 2022 dropped to an uncommonly low level. The new figures reflect the uneven pace at which the government has . . .

Source: Guttmacher Institute Note: Data compares January to June 2023 with a six-month period in 2020. Legal abortions most likely increased in the United States in the first six months of the year compared with 2020, an analysis of new estimates shows, as states with more permissive abortion laws absorbed patients traveling from those with […]

The United States labor market is starting to look a lot like its old self — the one that existed before the pandemic. The Federal Reserve’s interest rate increases have chilled investment, high-flying industries have returned to earth, and workers are staying put in their jobs rather than jumping for higher pay. Employers added 187,000 […]

Ohio State Highway Patrol via AP This image taken from police body cam video shows a police dog attacking Jadarrius Rose on July 4 in Circleville, Ohio. CNN  —  A prosecutor is asking a judge to dismiss the felony charge against an unarmed Black semi-truck driver who was

RIPE, by Sarah Rose Etter In Rachel Aviv’s “Strangers to Ourselves,” a woman describes mental health as “like your darkness is still there, but it’s almost like it’s next to you as opposed to your totality of being.” That darkness — which could be labeled depression, anxiety or any number of official but imperfect . […]

July 8, 2023 06:04 PM Rose Zhang joins the broadcast live on the course at Pebble Beach from the U.S. Women’s Open to talk about her strategy and how she is handling the occasion. window.fbAsyncInit = function() { FB.init({ appId : ‘402627290431349’, xfbml : true, version : ‘v2.9’ }); }; (function(d, s, id){ var js, […]

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Rose Zhang set the women’s course at Pebble Beach and hardly anyone noticed outside of her local caddie, Stanford teammates and college golf enthusiasts. Ten months later, Zhang walked toward the 17th green at Pebble Beach with three amateurs in the U.S. Women’s Open and heads turned to look. And […]

Rose Styron used to start her daily swim of the season in May, when the waters off the long dock at her house in Vineyard Haven, on Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, still barely reach 50 degrees. “Now that I’m 95, though,” she said one day in April, “I may wait until June.” The first of […]

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