Eleven states with surging COVID-19 cases at risk for shortages of ICU doctors

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 27, 2020) — A hospital workforce estimator developed by the Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity (Mullan Institute) at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) finds 11 states with surging COVID-19 rates are currently at risk of straining their supply of intensivists, doctors who…

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Hurricane Douglas: Hawaii Braces for ‘Triple Threat’

Hawaii residents on Sunday were bracing for the arrival of Hurricane Douglas, which was threatening to bring sustained winds near 85 miles per hour and up to 15 inches of rain in some areas, forecasters said. If Douglas, which was downgraded to a Category 1, reaches the islands, it would be only the third hurricane…

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Everlane’s Promise of ‘Radical Transparency’ Unravels

Michael Preysman, a founder and the chief executive of Everlane, a fashion brand that targets the ethically minded with minimalist basics, stood onstage in May 2019 at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit and preached the gospel of his company. “Everlane launched eight years ago with the basic principle that the fashion industry and retail in general…

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U.S. Coronavirus Cases Soar as 18 States Set Single-Day Records This Week

Here’s what you need to know: ImageWaiting in line for a coronavirus test across the street from Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in South Los Angeles.Credit…Philip Cheung for The New York Times Eighteen states set daily case records in the past week, and 40 have had 14-day increases in cases per capita. California. South…

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Functional Fashion, People With Disabilities and Love of Clothing

This article is part of a series exploring how the Americans With Disabilities Act has shaped modern life for people with disabilities. I have always believed that fashion is the window to the soul. As a Black disabled woman with cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder that affects movement on the right side of my body,…

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‘Disabled People Love Clothes Too’

This article is part of a series exploring how the Americans With Disabilities Act has shaped modern life for people with disabilities. I have always believed that fashion is the window to the soul. As a Black disabled woman with cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder that affects movement on the right side of my body,…

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Your Coronavirus Antibodies Are Disappearing. Should You Care?

Your blood carries the memory of every pathogen you’ve ever encountered. If you’ve been infected with the coronavirus, your body most likely remembers that, too. Antibodies are the legacy of that encounter. Why, then, have so many people stricken by the virus discovered that they don’t seem to have antibodies? Blame the tests. Most commercial…

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6 Unobvious Reasons Women Like Smart Men

Psychologists are convinced that the smarter a man, the stronger the relationship. A team of researchers from the Hanken School of Economics (Finland) decided to find out the secret of attractiveness of smart men. They interviewed nearly 200,000 men between the ages of 18 and 45. They were asked various questions, including those included in…

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Richard Gelles, Scholar of Family Violence, Is Dead at 73

Richard Gelles, a prominent sociologist, had been one of the nation’s foremost defenders of family preservation, the practice of reuniting biological parents with their children even if they had abused them. But after studying the horrific deaths of many children at the hands of their parents, including a 15-month-old whose mother suffocated him to death,…

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