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Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Are Rising in 40 of 50 States

Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Are Rising in 40 of 50 States

By Jake Coyle and Terry Spence | Jul 3
Four U.S. states — Arizona, California, Florida and Texas — reported a combined 25,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday as the infection curve rose in 40 of the 50 states heading into the July Fourth holiday weekend.

Coronavirus Cases are Rising in 40 of 50 US States

Coronavirus Cases are Rising in 40 of 50 US States

By Jake Coyle, Terry Spencer and David Rising | Jul 2
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. climbed to an all-time high of more than 50,000 per day on Thursday, with the infection curve rising in 40 out of 50 states in a reversal that has largely spared only the Northeast.

NIH Spearheads Study To Test At-Home Screening For HPV And Cervical Cancer

NIH Spearheads Study To Test At-Home Screening For HPV And Cervical Cancer

By Charlotte Huff | Jul 2
"What we have seen is this persistent group of women who continue to get cervical cancer every year," said Vikrant Sahasrabuddhe, who oversees studies involving HPV-related cancers. "And that number is really not going down."

Closing Bars to Stop Coronavirus Spread is Backed by Science

Closing Bars to Stop Coronavirus Spread is Backed by Science

By Carla K. Johnson | Jul 2
"Can you do social distancing at a bar? Can you wear a mask while drinking?" asks Dr. David Hamer. "Bars are the perfect place to break all those rules."

Does Wearing a Mask Pose Any Health Risks?

Does Wearing a Mask Pose Any Health Risks?

Jul 2
In areas where COVID-19 is spreading, health experts agree that wearing masks or other face coverings in public helps reduce the risk of spreading the virus when people can't socially distance by staying six feet apart.

One Step at a Time: How Recovery Unplugged Reaches LGBTQ Addicts

One Step at a Time: How Recovery Unplugged Reaches LGBTQ Addicts

By Matthew Wexler | Jul 1
Recovery Unplugged harnesses the power of music to facilitate long-term sobriety from alcohol and substance abuse. They also understand the challenges facing the LGBTQ community. It only takes a phone call to begin.

Workers Filed More Than 4,100 Complaints About Protective Gear. Some Still Died.

Workers Filed More Than 4,100 Complaints About Protective Gear. Some Still Died.

By Christina Jewett, Shefali Luthra | Jul 1
The complaint logs, which have been made public, show thousands of desperate pleas from workers seeking better protective gear for their hospitals, medical offices and nursing homes.

Hollowed Out Public Health System Faces More Cuts Amid Virus

Hollowed Out Public Health System Faces More Cuts Amid Virus

By Lauren Weber, Laura Ungar, Michelle R. Smith, Hannah Recht, Anna Maria Barry-Jester | Jul 1
The U.S. public health system has been starved for decades and lacks the resources to confront the worst health crisis in a century.

Why is Mental Health Support Lacking for LGBTQ Community?

Why is Mental Health Support Lacking for LGBTQ Community?

Jul 1
Mental health charities offering specialist care for LGBTQ people have already seen an increase in demand for their services. However, this specialist care remains limited.

Lambda Legal Responds to Supreme Court Abortion Decision

Lambda Legal Responds to Supreme Court Abortion Decision

Jun 30
"Once again, our nation's highest Court has said that states cannot defy its precedent and interfere with patients' agency over their own bodies," said Camilla B. Taylor, Lambda Legal's Director of Constitutional Litigation.

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