Stories tagged: "health"


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How the Trans Community Fights for Equal Rights After Florida’s Bill

After the GOP-controlled Florida House voted to ban transgender women from playing girls’ or women’s school sports, activists in the state and across the country rev up their efforts to pass the Equality Act.

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Texans Can Get the COVID Vaccine at CVS Pharmacies. Here’s How to Register.

The Biden administration is pushing a massive COVID vaccine rollout at pharmacies across the country.

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Meet Xavier Becerra, Biden’s Nominee for Health Department Secretary That Progressives Are Cheering On

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated the Mexican American official as health department secretary, placing this defender of the Affordable Care Act in a leading role to oversee the new administration’s coronavirus response.

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Don’t Shop in Person This Black Friday. Check Out These Latino Online Businesses Instead.

If you plan to risk shopping in person on Black Friday, follow this doctor's advice to avoid COVID-19 exposure. A much safer option: buy from small shops online.

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Majority of Florida’s 67 Counties Are in COVID ‘Red’ Zone Going Into Holidays

Gov. DeSantis has resisted mandating masks statewide. But several cities and counties where cases have surged have enforced their own.

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Puerto Rico Sends in National Guard to Help During COVID-19 Outbreak

The high number of positive cases and scant awareness shown by some locals have led the government to request assistance from the armed forces.

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‘They Didn’t Care’ About COVID-19, Cuban Immigrant Says in Lawsuit Against Nebraska Meat Plant

"Not working wasn't an option. If you stopped working, you would lose your job."