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We’ve all heard that people with underlying medical conditions are more likely to develop COVID-19, but what many do not realize is that at-risk, vulnerable communities are disproportionately affected by these underlying conditions. At-risk communities – which are far too often predominantly Black and Hispanic populations — have been long-affected in greater numbers by medical…

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As we continue to battle the coronavirus, we have all been advised of the urgency to supply doctors, nurses and other hospital staff with essential personal protective equipment. But now, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Surgeon General have announced, their recommendation is for all Americans to wear cloth face masks…

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Postmates has launched a new non-contact option for delivery. The food delivery app now allows people to ask for their food delivery to be left at their door rather than handed over to the person. They said in a statement: “Community health and safety is paramount at Postmates, and we have shared precautionary CDC guidance…

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As fears of an impending coronavirus pandemic rage throughout America, citizens are gripped with the prospects of what we are really dealing with, how fast the coronavirus can spread and how many people will be infected. Many Black Americans are probably in a heightened state of alarm because this group is inordinately impacted by most…

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One of the most well-known STDs is making a comeback, and this time it will be more difficult to treat. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gonorrhea, colloquially known as the clap, is becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics. The situation is being called a public health emergency not only in the United States…

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A woman faces jail time after allegedly abusing her husband who desired to have sexual relations. Amy Nicole Parrino decided to attack her husband on the night of Dec. 2, 2018, at their home in Boone County, Missouri, according to Colombia Daily Tribune. While nude, Parrino, 43, approached her husband and attempted to force him…

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As Thanksgiving Day approaches, the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has issued a nationwide alert about romaine lettuce. Due to a “multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli O157:H7) infections linked to romaine lettuce,”  the CDC is advising consumers to throw out any romaine lettuce they have purchased already and…

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Last month, the body of Dr. Timothy Cunningham, a respected CDC researcher, was pulled from the riverbank mud of the Chattahoochee River near Atlanta. Cunningham had disappeared from his suburban Atlanta home more than seven weeks prior, leaving behind his keys, wallet, cellphone and beloved dog, Mr. Bojangles. The area where his body was found…

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