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Moderate drinkers still at higher risk for cancer, early death, alcohol study claims

Moderate drinkers still at higher risk for cancer, early death, alcohol study claims

Even drinkers who stick to the weekly "low-risk" alcohol guidelines are at greater risk of cancer and early death, scientists say. Read full article: Moderate drinkers still at higher risk f...→

Poll: Majority of Americans Fear Second Wave of the Coronavirus

Poll: Majority of Americans Fear Second Wave of the Coronavirus

A majority of Americans fear a second wave of the Chinese coronavirus, and most say they would change their behavior by... Read full article: Poll: Majority of Americans Fear Second ...→

'Bleak Figures': Iran Says Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 9,000

'Bleak Figures': Iran Says Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 9,000

Iran said Tuesday a third straight day of more than 100 coronavirus deaths took its overall toll past 9,000, attributing the spike to... Read full article: 'Bleak Figures': Iran Says Coronavirus D...→

County Reports 170 New Coronavirus Cases, 1 Death as Testing Exceeds Goal - Times of San Diego

San Diego County public health officials reported 170 new cases of coronavirus on Monday and one new death as daily testing continues to increase. Read full article: County Reports 170 New Coronavirus Cases...→

Use of unproven COVID-19 therapies poses risks for African-Americans

Use of unproven COVID-19 therapies poses risks for African-Americans

African-Americans with a certain genetic variant that puts them at increased risk of sudden cardiac death -- along with socioeconomic and cultural factors -- c [...] Read full article: Use of unproven COVID-19 therapies poses...→

Surgeon General Jerome Adams says wearing coronavirus masks will give Americans 'more freedom'

Surgeon General Jerome Adams says wearing coronavirus masks will give Americans 'more freedom'

Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Sunday encouraged people to wear a mask to stop the spread of the coronavirus — saying the face coverings don’t infringe on Ame [...] Read full article: Surgeon General Jerome Adams says wearin...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: Brazil Death Toll Now World’s 2nd Highest

Coronavirus Live Updates: Brazil Death Toll Now World’s 2nd Highest

President Trump will address West Point cadets who spent two weeks isolated in preparation. Big U.S. states have reported ominous case figures. And China is sc [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: Brazil Death T...→

Sarah Sanders says Americans don't think Biden can rebuild economy post-coronavirus

Sarah Sanders says Americans don't think Biden can rebuild economy post-coronavirus

Fox News contributor and former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told "Outnumbered Overtime" Friday that she does not know anyone who believes presump [...] Read full article: Sarah Sanders says Americans don't think...→

CDC posts long-awaited tips for minimizing everyday risk of coronavirus infection for Americans

CDC posts long-awaited tips for minimizing everyday risk of coronavirus infection for Americans

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted the guidelines Friday, along with a second set for organizing and attending big gatherings such as concer [...] Read full article: CDC posts long-awaited tips for minimizi...→

African Americans Point to Racial Biases in Economics

African Americans Point to Racial Biases in Economics

The field of economics is facing an upheaval, with African American scholars decrying bias in the profession and presenting evidence that leading journals have [...] Read full article: African Americans Point to Racial Biases...→

Nearly 1,700 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Reaches 2,848

Nearly 1,700 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Reaches 2,848

Florida’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases increased by nearly 1,700 Thursday, as the state reported almost 50 new virus-related deaths. With 1,698 new CO [...] Read full article: Nearly 1,700 New Coronavirus Cases in Fl...→

Coronavirus: Another death and 4,000th confirmed case for Alameda County

Coronavirus: Another death and 4,000th confirmed case for Alameda County

The latest numbers put Alameda County at 4,033 cases and made it the sixth one in California to hit the 4,000 plateau. Read full article: Coronavirus: Another death and 4,000th c...→

More Than 1,300 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Reaches 2,800

More Than 1,300 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Reaches 2,800

Florida’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases increased by more than 1,300 Wednesday, as the state reported three dozen new virus-related deaths. With 1,371 [...] Read full article: More Than 1,300 New Coronavirus Cases in...→

Denton County Reports 35th Coronavirus-Related Death

Denton County Reports 35th Coronavirus-Related Death

A man from The Colony in his 50s is the 35th person in Denton County die after contracting COVID-19, health officials say. Read full article: Denton County Reports 35th Coronavirus-R...→

Poll: Biden Not as Unpopular as Hillary, Trump Rating Slightly Higher

Poll: Biden Not as Unpopular as Hillary, Trump Rating Slightly Higher

An NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows that Joe Biden is not as unpopular as Hillary Clinton in 2016 and Trump approval slightly higher. Read full article: Poll: Biden Not as Unpopular as Hillary,...→

Coronavirus death rate is higher for those with chronic ills | WTOP

Death rates are 12 times higher for coronavirus patients with chronic illnesses than for others who become infected, a new U.S. government report says. The Cen [...] Read full article: Coronavirus death rate is higher for tho...→

African Americans are disproportionately likely to say a family member or close  [...]

African Americans are disproportionately likely to say a family member or close [...]

African Americans are disproportionately likely to say a family member or close friend has died of COVID-19 or respiratory illness, according to surveys conduc [...] Read full article: African Americans are disproportionately...→

Colorado coronavirus cases increase by 109, but hospitalizations and positive test rate falling

Colorado coronavirus cases increase by 109, but hospitalizations and positive test rate falling

Colorado’s infections as a result of the coronavirus continue to creep up, according to data released Sunday by health officials, while hospitalizations for th [...] Read full article: Colorado coronavirus cases increase by 1...→

Massachusetts coronavirus deaths rise by 38, test positive rate lowest ever

Massachusetts coronavirus deaths rise by 38, test positive rate lowest ever

The coronavirus case count in Massachusetts increased by 336 on Saturday and the state reported another 38 deaths as the test positive rate hit a new low, heal [...] Read full article: Massachusetts coronavirus deaths rise by...→

Cal Thomas: Nearly 3,000 African-Americans were murdered in US in 2018 – without police, more could die

Cal Thomas: Nearly 3,000 African-Americans were murdered in US in 2018 – without police, more could die

The Minneapolis City Council has passed a measure to dismantle the city's police department and replace it with what Council President Lisa Bender calls "a tra [...] Read full article: Cal Thomas: Nearly 3,000 African-America...→

Today's movement feels

Today's movement feels "different," but African Americans know "we have been here before," journalist says

"I feel like Ferguson laid the roots for what we're seeing now," Jimmie Briggs said. "I think the Black Lives Matter movement allowed us to reach this place." Read full article: Today's movement feels "different," but ...→

Ask Dr. KevinUnfamiliar, rare disease linked to heart failure in African Americans - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

Ask Dr. KevinUnfamiliar, rare disease linked to heart failure in African Americans - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

As the “Ask Dr. Kevin” series enters its fourth year, I want to turn my focus to a rare, but very serious form of heart disease known as ATTR-CM. ATTR-CM is a [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. KevinUnfamiliar, rare disease li...→

Thousands Join African American Gun Group After George Floyd's Death

Thousands Join African American Gun Group After George Floyd's Death

The National African American Gun Association (NAAGA) gained thousands of members following the May 25 death of George Floyd. Read full article: Thousands Join African American Gun Grou...→

LeBron James forms group aimed at getting African-Americans to vote, tackling voter suppression

LeBron James forms group aimed at getting African-Americans to vote, tackling voter suppression

LeBron James and several other athletes announced Wednesday they were forming a group aimed at energizing black voters and tackling voter suppression in cities [...] Read full article: LeBron James forms group aimed at gettin...→

Black Americans’ anxiety, depression symptoms rise after George Floyd’s death

Two out of every five black Americans experienced symptoms of depression or anxiety in the wake of George Floyd’s death, according to new census data released [...] Read full article: Black Americans’ anxiety, depression sym...→

Rebecca Grant: Military makes historic progress on road to equal opportunity for African-Americans

Rebecca Grant: Military makes historic progress on road to equal opportunity for African-Americans

Following the horrific killing of George Floyd – a handcuffed black man not resisting arrest – in the custody of Minneapolis police and the nationwide peaceful [...] Read full article: Rebecca Grant: Military makes historic p...→

How George Floyd's death and legacy resonate with black Americans

How George Floyd's death and legacy resonate with black Americans

Floyd's family has borne a burden that is "unfair, it's unjustifiable and unwarranted, and yet it is critical and necessary," the Rev. Michael Eric Dyson said. Read full article: How George Floyd's death and legacy reso...→

Florida coronavirus cases up by a record 2,783; death toll nears 3,000

Florida coronavirus cases up by a record 2,783; death toll nears 3,000

Coronavirus cases in Florida climbed a record 2,783 in one day as the death toll skyrocketed by 55 to 2,993, the Florida Department of Health announced Tuesday [...] Read full article: Florida coronavirus cases up by a record...→

Axios-Ipsos Poll: Americans Worry About Second Wave of Coronavirus

Axios-Ipsos Poll: Americans Worry About Second Wave of Coronavirus

Eighty percent of Americans say they are concerned about a second wave of the coronavirus, according to a new Axios-Ipsos poll. Eleven percent say they are not [...] Read full article: Axios-Ipsos Poll: Americans Worry About ...→

Chicago Protests: March Planned in Boystown, Curfew Disproportionately Impacted African-Americans

Chicago Protests: March Planned in Boystown, Curfew Disproportionately Impacted African-Americans

A series of peaceful protests are still being conducted around the city of Chicago this weekend, as demonstrators look to continue pushing for change in the af [...] Read full article: Chicago Protests: March Planned in Boyst...→

Clyburn: Education, Health, Judicial Systems Designed to ‘Maintain Suppression of African-Americans’

Clyburn: Education, Health, Judicial Systems Designed to ‘Maintain Suppression of African-Americans’

Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," while discussing the Friday night death of Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta, House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) said Americ [...] Read full article: Clyburn: Education, Health, Judicial Sys...→

Coronavirus Cases Edge Higher in Riverside County; Outbreak at Blythe Prison

Coronavirus Cases Edge Higher in Riverside County; Outbreak at Blythe Prison

Another 250 cases of the coronavirus were confirmed in Riverside County on Friday, bringing the total to 10,490, while the number of virus-related deaths also [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Cases Edge Higher in Riversi...→

Hogan asks for ‘vigilance’ even as Md.’s positive coronavirus test rate trends down | WTOP

Even as Maryland’s rate of positive coronavirus tests drops, Gov. Larry Hogan wants residents to stay on guard as the state reopens. Read full article: Hogan asks for ‘vigilance’ even as Md.’s...→

Coronavirus cases rise by record 1,698 in Florida; death toll up 47

Coronavirus cases rise by record 1,698 in Florida; death toll up 47

Coronavirus cases in Florida climbed by a record `1,698 in one day as deaths rose by 47 to 2,848, the Florida Department of Health announced Wednesday morning. Read full article: Coronavirus cases rise by record 1,698 i...→

Tulsa police major under review after controversial comments on 'shooting African-Americans'

Tulsa police major under review after controversial comments on 'shooting African-Americans'

Tulsa Police Department Maj. Travis Yates made the controversial remarks during an appearance earlier this week on “The Pat Campbell Show,” a local podcast. Read full article: Tulsa police major under review after co...→

Many Americans are moving on, but the coronavirus isn’t

Many Americans are moving on, but the coronavirus isn’t

Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said the coronavirus will not just "burn itself out with mere public health measures [...] Read full article: Many Americans are moving on, but the co...→

Coronavirus Agony: Stunned New Jersey Family Learns Of Loved One's Death And Burial Weeks Later

Coronavirus Agony: Stunned New Jersey Family Learns Of Loved One's Death And Burial Weeks Later

Brianna and David Comer had no idea their loved one had even passed away, until weeks later when they called his nursing home to check in. Read full article: Coronavirus Agony: Stunned New Jersey Fa...→

Moderate drinkers still at higher risk for cancer, early death, alcohol study claims

Moderate drinkers still at higher risk for cancer, early death, alcohol study claims

Even drinkers who stick to the weekly "low-risk" alcohol guidelines are at greater risk of cancer and early death, scientists say. Read full article: Moderate drinkers still at higher risk f...→

Florida coronavirus cases up by a record 2,783; death toll nears 3,000

Florida coronavirus cases up by a record 2,783; death toll nears 3,000

Coronavirus cases in Florida climbed a record 2,783 in one day as the death toll skyrocketed by 55 to 2,993, the Florida Department of Health announced Tuesday [...] Read full article: Florida coronavirus cases up by a record...→

'Bleak Figures': Iran Says Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 9,000

'Bleak Figures': Iran Says Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 9,000

Iran said Tuesday a third straight day of more than 100 coronavirus deaths took its overall toll past 9,000, attributing the spike to... Read full article: 'Bleak Figures': Iran Says Coronavirus D...→

Coronavirus death rate is higher for those with chronic ills | WTOP

Death rates are 12 times higher for coronavirus patients with chronic illnesses than for others who become infected, a new U.S. government report says. The Cen [...] Read full article: Coronavirus death rate is higher for tho...→

Use of unproven COVID-19 therapies poses risks for African-Americans

Use of unproven COVID-19 therapies poses risks for African-Americans

African-Americans with a certain genetic variant that puts them at increased risk of sudden cardiac death -- along with socioeconomic and cultural factors -- c [...] Read full article: Use of unproven COVID-19 therapies poses...→

Colorado coronavirus cases increase by 109, but hospitalizations and positive test rate falling

Colorado coronavirus cases increase by 109, but hospitalizations and positive test rate falling

Colorado’s infections as a result of the coronavirus continue to creep up, according to data released Sunday by health officials, while hospitalizations for th [...] Read full article: Colorado coronavirus cases increase by 1...→

Clyburn: Education, Health, Judicial Systems Designed to ‘Maintain Suppression of African-Americans’

Clyburn: Education, Health, Judicial Systems Designed to ‘Maintain Suppression of African-Americans’

Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," while discussing the Friday night death of Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta, House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) said Americ [...] Read full article: Clyburn: Education, Health, Judicial Sys...→

Massachusetts coronavirus deaths rise by 38, test positive rate lowest ever

Massachusetts coronavirus deaths rise by 38, test positive rate lowest ever

The coronavirus case count in Massachusetts increased by 336 on Saturday and the state reported another 38 deaths as the test positive rate hit a new low, heal [...] Read full article: Massachusetts coronavirus deaths rise by...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: Brazil Death Toll Now World’s 2nd Highest

Coronavirus Live Updates: Brazil Death Toll Now World’s 2nd Highest

President Trump will address West Point cadets who spent two weeks isolated in preparation. Big U.S. states have reported ominous case figures. And China is sc [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: Brazil Death T...→

Today's movement feels

Today's movement feels "different," but African Americans know "we have been here before," journalist says

"I feel like Ferguson laid the roots for what we're seeing now," Jimmie Briggs said. "I think the Black Lives Matter movement allowed us to reach this place." Read full article: Today's movement feels "different," but ...→

CDC posts long-awaited tips for minimizing everyday risk of coronavirus infection for Americans

CDC posts long-awaited tips for minimizing everyday risk of coronavirus infection for Americans

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted the guidelines Friday, along with a second set for organizing and attending big gatherings such as concer [...] Read full article: CDC posts long-awaited tips for minimizi...→

Thousands Join African American Gun Group After George Floyd's Death

Thousands Join African American Gun Group After George Floyd's Death

The National African American Gun Association (NAAGA) gained thousands of members following the May 25 death of George Floyd. Read full article: Thousands Join African American Gun Grou...→

Nearly 1,700 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Reaches 2,848

Nearly 1,700 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Reaches 2,848

Florida’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases increased by nearly 1,700 Thursday, as the state reported almost 50 new virus-related deaths. With 1,698 new CO [...] Read full article: Nearly 1,700 New Coronavirus Cases in Fl...→

Tulsa police major under review after controversial comments on 'shooting African-Americans'

Tulsa police major under review after controversial comments on 'shooting African-Americans'

Tulsa Police Department Maj. Travis Yates made the controversial remarks during an appearance earlier this week on “The Pat Campbell Show,” a local podcast. Read full article: Tulsa police major under review after co...→

Black Americans’ anxiety, depression symptoms rise after George Floyd’s death

Two out of every five black Americans experienced symptoms of depression or anxiety in the wake of George Floyd’s death, according to new census data released [...] Read full article: Black Americans’ anxiety, depression sym...→

More Than 1,300 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Reaches 2,800

More Than 1,300 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Reaches 2,800

Florida’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases increased by more than 1,300 Wednesday, as the state reported three dozen new virus-related deaths. With 1,371 [...] Read full article: More Than 1,300 New Coronavirus Cases in...→

Coronavirus Agony: Stunned New Jersey Family Learns Of Loved One's Death And Burial Weeks Later

Coronavirus Agony: Stunned New Jersey Family Learns Of Loved One's Death And Burial Weeks Later

Brianna and David Comer had no idea their loved one had even passed away, until weeks later when they called his nursing home to check in. Read full article: Coronavirus Agony: Stunned New Jersey Fa...→

How George Floyd's death and legacy resonate with black Americans

How George Floyd's death and legacy resonate with black Americans

Floyd's family has borne a burden that is "unfair, it's unjustifiable and unwarranted, and yet it is critical and necessary," the Rev. Michael Eric Dyson said. Read full article: How George Floyd's death and legacy reso...→

Poll: Majority of Americans Fear Second Wave of the Coronavirus

Poll: Majority of Americans Fear Second Wave of the Coronavirus

A majority of Americans fear a second wave of the Chinese coronavirus, and most say they would change their behavior by... Read full article: Poll: Majority of Americans Fear Second ...→

Axios-Ipsos Poll: Americans Worry About Second Wave of Coronavirus

Axios-Ipsos Poll: Americans Worry About Second Wave of Coronavirus

Eighty percent of Americans say they are concerned about a second wave of the coronavirus, according to a new Axios-Ipsos poll. Eleven percent say they are not [...] Read full article: Axios-Ipsos Poll: Americans Worry About ...→

Poll: Biden Not as Unpopular as Hillary, Trump Rating Slightly Higher

Poll: Biden Not as Unpopular as Hillary, Trump Rating Slightly Higher

An NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows that Joe Biden is not as unpopular as Hillary Clinton in 2016 and Trump approval slightly higher. Read full article: Poll: Biden Not as Unpopular as Hillary,...→

County Reports 170 New Coronavirus Cases, 1 Death as Testing Exceeds Goal - Times of San Diego

San Diego County public health officials reported 170 new cases of coronavirus on Monday and one new death as daily testing continues to increase. Read full article: County Reports 170 New Coronavirus Cases...→

African Americans are disproportionately likely to say a family member or close  [...]

African Americans are disproportionately likely to say a family member or close [...]

African Americans are disproportionately likely to say a family member or close friend has died of COVID-19 or respiratory illness, according to surveys conduc [...] Read full article: African Americans are disproportionately...→

Surgeon General Jerome Adams says wearing coronavirus masks will give Americans 'more freedom'

Surgeon General Jerome Adams says wearing coronavirus masks will give Americans 'more freedom'

Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Sunday encouraged people to wear a mask to stop the spread of the coronavirus — saying the face coverings don’t infringe on Ame [...] Read full article: Surgeon General Jerome Adams says wearin...→

Chicago Protests: March Planned in Boystown, Curfew Disproportionately Impacted African-Americans

Chicago Protests: March Planned in Boystown, Curfew Disproportionately Impacted African-Americans

A series of peaceful protests are still being conducted around the city of Chicago this weekend, as demonstrators look to continue pushing for change in the af [...] Read full article: Chicago Protests: March Planned in Boyst...→

Coronavirus Cases Edge Higher in Riverside County; Outbreak at Blythe Prison

Coronavirus Cases Edge Higher in Riverside County; Outbreak at Blythe Prison

Another 250 cases of the coronavirus were confirmed in Riverside County on Friday, bringing the total to 10,490, while the number of virus-related deaths also [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Cases Edge Higher in Riversi...→

Cal Thomas: Nearly 3,000 African-Americans were murdered in US in 2018 – without police, more could die

Cal Thomas: Nearly 3,000 African-Americans were murdered in US in 2018 – without police, more could die

The Minneapolis City Council has passed a measure to dismantle the city's police department and replace it with what Council President Lisa Bender calls "a tra [...] Read full article: Cal Thomas: Nearly 3,000 African-America...→

Sarah Sanders says Americans don't think Biden can rebuild economy post-coronavirus

Sarah Sanders says Americans don't think Biden can rebuild economy post-coronavirus

Fox News contributor and former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told "Outnumbered Overtime" Friday that she does not know anyone who believes presump [...] Read full article: Sarah Sanders says Americans don't think...→

Hogan asks for ‘vigilance’ even as Md.’s positive coronavirus test rate trends down | WTOP

Even as Maryland’s rate of positive coronavirus tests drops, Gov. Larry Hogan wants residents to stay on guard as the state reopens. Read full article: Hogan asks for ‘vigilance’ even as Md.’s...→

Ask Dr. KevinUnfamiliar, rare disease linked to heart failure in African Americans - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

Ask Dr. KevinUnfamiliar, rare disease linked to heart failure in African Americans - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

As the “Ask Dr. Kevin” series enters its fourth year, I want to turn my focus to a rare, but very serious form of heart disease known as ATTR-CM. ATTR-CM is a [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. KevinUnfamiliar, rare disease li...→

African Americans Point to Racial Biases in Economics

African Americans Point to Racial Biases in Economics

The field of economics is facing an upheaval, with African American scholars decrying bias in the profession and presenting evidence that leading journals have [...] Read full article: African Americans Point to Racial Biases...→

Coronavirus cases rise by record 1,698 in Florida; death toll up 47

Coronavirus cases rise by record 1,698 in Florida; death toll up 47

Coronavirus cases in Florida climbed by a record `1,698 in one day as deaths rose by 47 to 2,848, the Florida Department of Health announced Wednesday morning. Read full article: Coronavirus cases rise by record 1,698 i...→

LeBron James forms group aimed at getting African-Americans to vote, tackling voter suppression

LeBron James forms group aimed at getting African-Americans to vote, tackling voter suppression

LeBron James and several other athletes announced Wednesday they were forming a group aimed at energizing black voters and tackling voter suppression in cities [...] Read full article: LeBron James forms group aimed at gettin...→

Coronavirus: Another death and 4,000th confirmed case for Alameda County

Coronavirus: Another death and 4,000th confirmed case for Alameda County

The latest numbers put Alameda County at 4,033 cases and made it the sixth one in California to hit the 4,000 plateau. Read full article: Coronavirus: Another death and 4,000th c...→

Many Americans are moving on, but the coronavirus isn’t

Many Americans are moving on, but the coronavirus isn’t

Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said the coronavirus will not just "burn itself out with mere public health measures [...] Read full article: Many Americans are moving on, but the co...→

Rebecca Grant: Military makes historic progress on road to equal opportunity for African-Americans

Rebecca Grant: Military makes historic progress on road to equal opportunity for African-Americans

Following the horrific killing of George Floyd – a handcuffed black man not resisting arrest – in the custody of Minneapolis police and the nationwide peaceful [...] Read full article: Rebecca Grant: Military makes historic p...→

Denton County Reports 35th Coronavirus-Related Death

Denton County Reports 35th Coronavirus-Related Death

A man from The Colony in his 50s is the 35th person in Denton County die after contracting COVID-19, health officials say. Read full article: Denton County Reports 35th Coronavirus-R...→

Moderate drinkers still at higher risk for cancer, early death, alcohol study claims

Moderate drinkers still at higher risk for cancer, early death, alcohol study claims

Even drinkers who stick to the weekly "low-risk" alcohol guidelines are at greater risk of cancer and early death, scientists say. Read full article: Moderate drinkers still at higher risk f...→

Florida coronavirus cases up by a record 2,783; death toll nears 3,000

Florida coronavirus cases up by a record 2,783; death toll nears 3,000

Coronavirus cases in Florida climbed a record 2,783 in one day as the death toll skyrocketed by 55 to 2,993, the Florida Department of Health announced Tuesday [...] Read full article: Florida coronavirus cases up by a record...→

Poll: Majority of Americans Fear Second Wave of the Coronavirus

Poll: Majority of Americans Fear Second Wave of the Coronavirus

A majority of Americans fear a second wave of the Chinese coronavirus, and most say they would change their behavior by... Read full article: Poll: Majority of Americans Fear Second ...→

Axios-Ipsos Poll: Americans Worry About Second Wave of Coronavirus

Axios-Ipsos Poll: Americans Worry About Second Wave of Coronavirus

Eighty percent of Americans say they are concerned about a second wave of the coronavirus, according to a new Axios-Ipsos poll. Eleven percent say they are not [...] Read full article: Axios-Ipsos Poll: Americans Worry About ...→

'Bleak Figures': Iran Says Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 9,000

'Bleak Figures': Iran Says Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 9,000

Iran said Tuesday a third straight day of more than 100 coronavirus deaths took its overall toll past 9,000, attributing the spike to... Read full article: 'Bleak Figures': Iran Says Coronavirus D...→

Poll: Biden Not as Unpopular as Hillary, Trump Rating Slightly Higher

Poll: Biden Not as Unpopular as Hillary, Trump Rating Slightly Higher

An NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows that Joe Biden is not as unpopular as Hillary Clinton in 2016 and Trump approval slightly higher. Read full article: Poll: Biden Not as Unpopular as Hillary,...→

County Reports 170 New Coronavirus Cases, 1 Death as Testing Exceeds Goal - Times of San Diego

San Diego County public health officials reported 170 new cases of coronavirus on Monday and one new death as daily testing continues to increase. Read full article: County Reports 170 New Coronavirus Cases...→

Coronavirus death rate is higher for those with chronic ills | WTOP

Death rates are 12 times higher for coronavirus patients with chronic illnesses than for others who become infected, a new U.S. government report says. The Cen [...] Read full article: Coronavirus death rate is higher for tho...→

Use of unproven COVID-19 therapies poses risks for African-Americans

Use of unproven COVID-19 therapies poses risks for African-Americans

African-Americans with a certain genetic variant that puts them at increased risk of sudden cardiac death -- along with socioeconomic and cultural factors -- c [...] Read full article: Use of unproven COVID-19 therapies poses...→

African Americans are disproportionately likely to say a family member or close  [...]

African Americans are disproportionately likely to say a family member or close [...]

African Americans are disproportionately likely to say a family member or close friend has died of COVID-19 or respiratory illness, according to surveys conduc [...] Read full article: African Americans are disproportionately...→

Surgeon General Jerome Adams says wearing coronavirus masks will give Americans 'more freedom'

Surgeon General Jerome Adams says wearing coronavirus masks will give Americans 'more freedom'

Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Sunday encouraged people to wear a mask to stop the spread of the coronavirus — saying the face coverings don’t infringe on Ame [...] Read full article: Surgeon General Jerome Adams says wearin...→

Colorado coronavirus cases increase by 109, but hospitalizations and positive test rate falling

Colorado coronavirus cases increase by 109, but hospitalizations and positive test rate falling

Colorado’s infections as a result of the coronavirus continue to creep up, according to data released Sunday by health officials, while hospitalizations for th [...] Read full article: Colorado coronavirus cases increase by 1...→

Chicago Protests: March Planned in Boystown, Curfew Disproportionately Impacted African-Americans

Chicago Protests: March Planned in Boystown, Curfew Disproportionately Impacted African-Americans

A series of peaceful protests are still being conducted around the city of Chicago this weekend, as demonstrators look to continue pushing for change in the af [...] Read full article: Chicago Protests: March Planned in Boyst...→

Clyburn: Education, Health, Judicial Systems Designed to ‘Maintain Suppression of African-Americans’

Clyburn: Education, Health, Judicial Systems Designed to ‘Maintain Suppression of African-Americans’

Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," while discussing the Friday night death of Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta, House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) said Americ [...] Read full article: Clyburn: Education, Health, Judicial Sys...→

Massachusetts coronavirus deaths rise by 38, test positive rate lowest ever

Massachusetts coronavirus deaths rise by 38, test positive rate lowest ever

The coronavirus case count in Massachusetts increased by 336 on Saturday and the state reported another 38 deaths as the test positive rate hit a new low, heal [...] Read full article: Massachusetts coronavirus deaths rise by...→

Coronavirus Cases Edge Higher in Riverside County; Outbreak at Blythe Prison

Coronavirus Cases Edge Higher in Riverside County; Outbreak at Blythe Prison

Another 250 cases of the coronavirus were confirmed in Riverside County on Friday, bringing the total to 10,490, while the number of virus-related deaths also [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Cases Edge Higher in Riversi...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: Brazil Death Toll Now World’s 2nd Highest

Coronavirus Live Updates: Brazil Death Toll Now World’s 2nd Highest

President Trump will address West Point cadets who spent two weeks isolated in preparation. Big U.S. states have reported ominous case figures. And China is sc [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: Brazil Death T...→

Cal Thomas: Nearly 3,000 African-Americans were murdered in US in 2018 – without police, more could die

Cal Thomas: Nearly 3,000 African-Americans were murdered in US in 2018 – without police, more could die

The Minneapolis City Council has passed a measure to dismantle the city's police department and replace it with what Council President Lisa Bender calls "a tra [...] Read full article: Cal Thomas: Nearly 3,000 African-America...→

Sarah Sanders says Americans don't think Biden can rebuild economy post-coronavirus

Sarah Sanders says Americans don't think Biden can rebuild economy post-coronavirus

Fox News contributor and former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told "Outnumbered Overtime" Friday that she does not know anyone who believes presump [...] Read full article: Sarah Sanders says Americans don't think...→

Today's movement feels

Today's movement feels "different," but African Americans know "we have been here before," journalist says

"I feel like Ferguson laid the roots for what we're seeing now," Jimmie Briggs said. "I think the Black Lives Matter movement allowed us to reach this place." Read full article: Today's movement feels "different," but ...→

Hogan asks for ‘vigilance’ even as Md.’s positive coronavirus test rate trends down | WTOP

Even as Maryland’s rate of positive coronavirus tests drops, Gov. Larry Hogan wants residents to stay on guard as the state reopens. Read full article: Hogan asks for ‘vigilance’ even as Md.’s...→

CDC posts long-awaited tips for minimizing everyday risk of coronavirus infection for Americans

CDC posts long-awaited tips for minimizing everyday risk of coronavirus infection for Americans

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted the guidelines Friday, along with a second set for organizing and attending big gatherings such as concer [...] Read full article: CDC posts long-awaited tips for minimizi...→

Ask Dr. KevinUnfamiliar, rare disease linked to heart failure in African Americans - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

Ask Dr. KevinUnfamiliar, rare disease linked to heart failure in African Americans - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

As the “Ask Dr. Kevin” series enters its fourth year, I want to turn my focus to a rare, but very serious form of heart disease known as ATTR-CM. ATTR-CM is a [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. KevinUnfamiliar, rare disease li...→

African Americans Point to Racial Biases in Economics

African Americans Point to Racial Biases in Economics

The field of economics is facing an upheaval, with African American scholars decrying bias in the profession and presenting evidence that leading journals have [...] Read full article: African Americans Point to Racial Biases...→

Thousands Join African American Gun Group After George Floyd's Death

Thousands Join African American Gun Group After George Floyd's Death

The National African American Gun Association (NAAGA) gained thousands of members following the May 25 death of George Floyd. Read full article: Thousands Join African American Gun Grou...→

Coronavirus cases rise by record 1,698 in Florida; death toll up 47

Coronavirus cases rise by record 1,698 in Florida; death toll up 47

Coronavirus cases in Florida climbed by a record `1,698 in one day as deaths rose by 47 to 2,848, the Florida Department of Health announced Wednesday morning. Read full article: Coronavirus cases rise by record 1,698 i...→

Nearly 1,700 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Reaches 2,848

Nearly 1,700 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Reaches 2,848

Florida’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases increased by nearly 1,700 Thursday, as the state reported almost 50 new virus-related deaths. With 1,698 new CO [...] Read full article: Nearly 1,700 New Coronavirus Cases in Fl...→

LeBron James forms group aimed at getting African-Americans to vote, tackling voter suppression

LeBron James forms group aimed at getting African-Americans to vote, tackling voter suppression

LeBron James and several other athletes announced Wednesday they were forming a group aimed at energizing black voters and tackling voter suppression in cities [...] Read full article: LeBron James forms group aimed at gettin...→

Tulsa police major under review after controversial comments on 'shooting African-Americans'

Tulsa police major under review after controversial comments on 'shooting African-Americans'

Tulsa Police Department Maj. Travis Yates made the controversial remarks during an appearance earlier this week on “The Pat Campbell Show,” a local podcast. Read full article: Tulsa police major under review after co...→

Coronavirus: Another death and 4,000th confirmed case for Alameda County

Coronavirus: Another death and 4,000th confirmed case for Alameda County

The latest numbers put Alameda County at 4,033 cases and made it the sixth one in California to hit the 4,000 plateau. Read full article: Coronavirus: Another death and 4,000th c...→

Black Americans’ anxiety, depression symptoms rise after George Floyd’s death

Two out of every five black Americans experienced symptoms of depression or anxiety in the wake of George Floyd’s death, according to new census data released [...] Read full article: Black Americans’ anxiety, depression sym...→

Many Americans are moving on, but the coronavirus isn’t

Many Americans are moving on, but the coronavirus isn’t

Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said the coronavirus will not just "burn itself out with mere public health measures [...] Read full article: Many Americans are moving on, but the co...→

More Than 1,300 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Reaches 2,800

More Than 1,300 New Coronavirus Cases in Florida, as State Death Toll Reaches 2,800

Florida’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases increased by more than 1,300 Wednesday, as the state reported three dozen new virus-related deaths. With 1,371 [...] Read full article: More Than 1,300 New Coronavirus Cases in...→

Rebecca Grant: Military makes historic progress on road to equal opportunity for African-Americans

Rebecca Grant: Military makes historic progress on road to equal opportunity for African-Americans

Following the horrific killing of George Floyd – a handcuffed black man not resisting arrest – in the custody of Minneapolis police and the nationwide peaceful [...] Read full article: Rebecca Grant: Military makes historic p...→

Coronavirus Agony: Stunned New Jersey Family Learns Of Loved One's Death And Burial Weeks Later

Coronavirus Agony: Stunned New Jersey Family Learns Of Loved One's Death And Burial Weeks Later

Brianna and David Comer had no idea their loved one had even passed away, until weeks later when they called his nursing home to check in. Read full article: Coronavirus Agony: Stunned New Jersey Fa...→

Denton County Reports 35th Coronavirus-Related Death

Denton County Reports 35th Coronavirus-Related Death

A man from The Colony in his 50s is the 35th person in Denton County die after contracting COVID-19, health officials say. Read full article: Denton County Reports 35th Coronavirus-R...→

How George Floyd's death and legacy resonate with black Americans

How George Floyd's death and legacy resonate with black Americans

Floyd's family has borne a burden that is "unfair, it's unjustifiable and unwarranted, and yet it is critical and necessary," the Rev. Michael Eric Dyson said. Read full article: How George Floyd's death and legacy reso...→