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White House Goal on Testing Nursing Homes Unmet

White House Goal on Testing Nursing Homes Unmet

By Alan Suderman | May 24
Nearly two weeks ago the White House urged governors to ensure that every nursing home resident and staff member be tested for the coronavirus within 14 days. It's not going to happen.

Recovery Unplugged: Understanding the Physiology of Addiction and Sobriety

Recovery Unplugged: Understanding the Physiology of Addiction and Sobriety

By Jill Gleeson | May 23
What you put into your body directly relates to recovery, Recovery Unplugged, a national addiction care organization with locations all over the country — and the importance of physical well-being shouldn't be minimized.

UK to Start Huge Vaccine Test, China Reports Promising Hints

UK to Start Huge Vaccine Test, China Reports Promising Hints

By Maria Cheng, Lauran Neergard | May 22
British researchers testing an experimental vaccine against the new coronavirus are moving into advanced studies and aim to immunize more than 10,000 people to determine if the shot works.

Watch: How Recovery Unplugged Offers Hope and Healing to the LGBTQ Community

Watch: How Recovery Unplugged Offers Hope and Healing to the LGBTQ Community

By Jill Gleeson | May 22
A drug and alcohol rehab unlike any other, Recovery Unplugged uses music to affect change in clients right down to their souls — the place where true healing happens. Here is one woman's story.

Supreme Court Won't Put Transgender Inmate Surgery on Hold

Supreme Court Won't Put Transgender Inmate Surgery on Hold

By Rebecca Boone | May 22
The U.S. Supreme Court won't put an Idaho transgender inmate's gender confirmation surgery on hold while a lawsuit over the procedure moves forward.

What the Phase-1 Trials of COVID-19 Vaccine Really Mean

What the Phase-1 Trials of COVID-19 Vaccine Really Mean

May 21
Although there was an enthusiastic response to the news, the purpose of all phase I trials is primarily to demonstrate safety and tolerability. While the early results are tantalizingly positive, what Moderna has not revealed is raising some doubts.

How Young Queer and Trans Men in Canada are Navigating Opioid Risk Reduction

How Young Queer and Trans Men in Canada are Navigating Opioid Risk Reduction

May 21
Recent research has revealed that young queer and trans men in Canada make a significant effort to buy substances from "trustworthy" sources, including members of their peer and sexual networks.

How Should I Clean and Store My Face Mask?

How Should I Clean and Store My Face Mask?

May 21
Cloth face masks worn during the coronavirus pandemic should be washed regularly, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Tennessee's Secret To Plentiful Coronavirus Testing? Picking Up The Tab

Tennessee's Secret To Plentiful Coronavirus Testing? Picking Up The Tab

By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio | May 21
In Tennessee, anyone who wants a test can get one, and the state will pick up the tab. The guidance has evolved to "when in doubt, get a test," and the state started paying for it in April.

Rooftop Workouts A Hit in Virus-Stricken Brazil

Rooftop Workouts A Hit in Virus-Stricken Brazil

May 20
"This is the district with the highest number of cases and death toll, and this activity serves to bring some joy to them."

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