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Biden to Focus on Health Care in Supreme Court Debate

Biden to Focus on Health Care in Supreme Court Debate

By Alexadra Jaffe | Sep 21
Joe Biden on Sunday used the sudden Supreme Court vacancy to reinforce his argument that the upcoming election should be a referendum on President Donald Trump's handling of health care and the coronavirus.

Europe Scrambles to Contain Rise in Coronavirus Cases

Europe Scrambles to Contain Rise in Coronavirus Cases

By Frank Jordans | Sep 21
Political pressure grew Monday in Europe for governments to tackle the rising number of coronavirus case without resorting to a spring-style lockdown that would hit the continent's struggling economies.

Why Australia Needs a National Ban on Conversion Therapy

Why Australia Needs a National Ban on Conversion Therapy

Sep 20
In recent weeks, Queensland and the ACT became the first Australian jurisdictions to ban conversion therapy but a national approach is needed.

Sweden Spared Surge of Virus Cases but Many Questions Remain

Sweden Spared Surge of Virus Cases but Many Questions Remain

By David Keyton | Sep 20
When most of Europe locked down their populations early in the pandemic by closing schools, restaurants, gyms and even borders, Swedes kept enjoying many freedoms.

Analysis: US to Hit 200k Dead; Trump Sees No Need for Regret

Analysis: US to Hit 200k Dead; Trump Sees No Need for Regret

By Julie Pace | Sep 20
As the coronavirus pandemic began bearing down on the United States in March, President Donald Trump set out his expectations.

Making Gyms Safer: Why the Virus Is Less Likely to Spread There Than in a Bar

Making Gyms Safer: Why the Virus Is Less Likely to Spread There Than in a Bar

By Will Stone | Sep 20
The fitness industry has begun to push back at the pandemic-driven perceptions and prohibitions. "We should not be lumped with bars and restaurants," says an executive from the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association.

CDC Drops Controversial Testing Advice that Caused Backlash

CDC Drops Controversial Testing Advice that Caused Backlash

By Mike Stobbe | Sep 19
U.S. health officials on Friday dropped a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance and said anyone who has been in close contact with an infected person should get tested.

'This is a Big Moment': UK Virus Restrictions Escalating

'This is a Big Moment': UK Virus Restrictions Escalating

By Pan Pylas | Sep 18
Fresh nationwide lockdown restrictions in England appear to be on the cards soon as the British government targeted more areas Friday in an attempt to suppress a sharp spike in new coronavirus infections.

Wildfires' Toxic Air Leaves Damage Long After the Smoke Clears

Wildfires' Toxic Air Leaves Damage Long After the Smoke Clears

By Katheryn Houghton | Sep 18
While it's long been known that smoke can be dangerous when in the thick of it, research confirmed what public health experts feared: Wildfire haze can have consequences long after it's gone.

Solace: The App That Supports Transitioning, One Step at a Time

Solace: The App That Supports Transitioning, One Step at a Time

By Merryn Johns | Sep 17
A support system, advocacy portal and resource guide, Solace empowers transgender individuals through their transition through a tech-savvy and easy-to-use app.

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