Black men who have sex with men in Southern states have a low rate of using HIV prevention treatments.
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This finding suggests public health efforts will have to address the treatment barriers these men face – like poverty or homophobia – to meet the nation’s goal of ending the HIV epidemic by 2030.
Murderers who will face maximum sentence of life in prison.
Experts help explain the context around the murder trial and convictions of Greg McMichael, Travis McMichael and William Bryan.
Big cat showmen have long sought to distance themselves from allegations of animal abuse.
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The flamboyant big-cat aficionados of the Gilded Age weren’t strangers to fierce competition, threats and bizarre drama.
The pandemic has made it harder for diabetes patients to receive the ongoing care they need.
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World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14 marks an increase in diabetes deaths and new diagnoses as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hinder care for chronic conditions.
It’s been 10 years since Chief Keef became an internet famous rapper with the song ‘Bang.’
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The police, the media and politicians have long objected Chief Keef’s ties to gang violence. But the rapper wrote the playbook for using social media to make a career out of music.
Nearly 80% of high school students struggle to verify the credibility of a source, a 2016 study found.
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The number of school librarians in the US has dropped about 20% over the past decade, a recent study found. Here are four ways school librarians prepare students for today’s world.
A volunteer distributes face masks in a rural California community in February 2021.
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Experiments in the US and Italy that observed people’s charitable choices found similar results: People tend to prefer to help local communities.
Representación artística, basada en evidencias científicas, de la explosión, que tuvo la potencia de 1.000 bombas de Hiroshima.
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Un día cualquiera de hace unos 3.600 años los habitantes de una antigua ciudad que hoy llamamos Tall el-Hammam se dirigían a hacer sus tareas cotidianas sin tener ni idea de que un meteorito helado volaba hacia ellos a una velocidad de unos 61.000 kilómetros por hora.
Defense set to claim that the three men accused over death of unarmed Black man were trying to conduct a citizen’s arrest.
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Three men who pursued a black jogger who died of a shotgun wound in the confrontation claim they were trying to conduct a citizen’s arrest.
The first reading of the Declaration of Independence in Boston, July 18, 1776.
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In the summer of 1776, Boston offered smallpox inoculation to everyone and required those who declined to leave town or stay in their homes.
Disasters can happen anywhere at any time. Be prepared.
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When a disaster strikes, you may be stuck for days without power or safe running water. Or you might only have time to grab a bag and go.
Artist’s evidence-based depiction of the blast, which had the power of 1,000 Hiroshimas.
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New research suggests that fire from the sky in the form of a small asteroid annihilated a city near the Dead Sea 3,600 years ago.
Microschools gained in appeal to some parents during the pandemic.
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Microschools might be an attractive alternative to regular public schools that are wrestling with the pandemic, but they are mostly out of reach for low-income students, a researcher says.
Students with certain disabilities are at higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19.
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The Department of Education is investigating whether state bans on mask requirements in schools discriminate against students with disabilities.
A Delta Health Center worker at a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic in rural Mississippi in April 2021.
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Achieving widespread immunity to COVID-19 through vaccination requires as many people as possible to get their shots, including those who object or haven’t bothered.
Fantasy play, painting, playing made-up games and building with blocks are a few examples of free play.
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Children use play to express themselves and process their emotions. Here’s how parents can make the most of play time together.
Pour être protégé complètement de la Covid-19, le vaccin est le moyen le plus efficace.
Une infection par la Covid-19 entraîne normalement une immunité naturelle… mais pas toujours. Et cette immunité est moins fiable que celle due aux vaccins, une donnée importante face au variant Delta.
Infection from the coronavirus can produce weaker immunity than vaccination.
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COVID-19 vaccination produces a more consistent immune response than a past infection. With the delta variant, the difference in protection may be even greater.
Fireworks shows commonly celebrate the nation’s birthday.
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A scholar of early US history celebrates the country’s 245th birthday with six under-appreciated ideas about the founding document.
Damaging a mirror was believed to invite the wrath of the gods in ancient cultures.
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In both ancient Greece and the Roman Empire, reflected images were thought to hold mysterious powers. Damaging a mirror was believed to invite the wrath of the gods.