Black Covid long-haulers felt invisible to the health care system, so they formed their own support groups
These Black-led groups have popped up across the country as more and more Black people have reported prolonged Covid symptoms — and difficulty receiving treatment. Chimére L. Smith, 40, thought her bout with Covid in March 2020 would pass within two weeks, as most mild cases do. But the Baltimore English middle school teacher found […]
The Best Communities for Mental Health in the U.S.
See which counties received top marks for mental health in the 2022 Healthiest Communities rankings. Mental Health Havens The connection between mental and physical health is well recognized. A person’s emotional and psychological well-being have an impact on their likelihood of engaging in risky health behaviors like smoking or drug use, and poor mental health has […]
Georgia mom who couldn’t find baby formula ‘overwhelmed’ by help from strangers
he Georgia could not find baby formula for her 6-month-old twins who were born prematurely. So she asked for help from FOX 5 viewers. The response from people across the United States, she says, “restored my faith in humanity.”
El Salvador’s abortion ban: ‘I was sent to prison for suffering a miscarriage’
The news from the US that women face tighter restrictions on abortion has been felt in El Salvador, which itself has very strict laws preventing access. In February, four women sat down before the full glare of El Salvador’s press. Between them, they had served nearly 50 years in prison. Their crime was to have […]
How orange juice took over the breakfast table
Orange juice used to be a treat you had to squeeze out yourself. More than a century ago, an overproduction of oranges helped create the morning staple we know and love. The staid carton of orange juice has long sat next to tea and coffee at the breakfast table. It’s bright, but somewhat boring, and […]
What is monkeypox and how do you catch it?
Cases of monkeypox – a rare, little-known disease – are being investigated in European countries including the UK, as well as in the US, Canada and Australia. In the UK there have been more than 750 confirmed cases in recent weeks. Infections are usually mild and the risk to the general population is low, but […]
Student paramedics spending hours in ambulances outside A&E instead of attending calls
Student paramedics are missing out on learning how to save lives because they are wasting hours in ambulances outside A&E instead of attending calls, it has been revealed. The College of Paramedics and ambulance directors say the hold-ups mean trainees are missing vital on-the-job experience, leading to fears over the safety of patients. As a result, the 2,500 to […]
Identical Twins Reunited on ‘GMA’ Explore NYC Together
The 10-year-old twins Audrey Doering and Gracie Rainsberry who were separated at birth in China, and then adopted by different American families, met face-to-face for the first time on “GMA.”