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Some Elderly African Americans Are Hesitant About the Covid Vaccine

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Risk Near You Vaccine Rollout New Variants Tracker Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story ‘At Your Age, It’s the Vaccine or the Grave’ A nurse in Baton Rouge has been on a crusade to overcome resistance among older African-Americans unwilling… Read More »

Trinity’s Chicago Mercy Hospital enters deal to avert closing doors

Dive Brief: Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, a bankrupt hospital that serves some of Chicago’s poorest residents and is owned by giant Catholic system Trinity, may wind up keeping its doors open after entering a nonbinding agreement to be acquired. Insight, which operates a small surgical hospital and biotechnology venture outside of Detroit, will be filing… Read More »

Calories Burned From Skiing Calculator

How many calories does skiing burn? How many calories burned skiing depends on the level of effort you’re exerting, your body weight and the terrain you’re skiing on. Downhill skiing will burn approximately 300 to 600 calories per hour, although it depends on your body weight. A downhill skier weighing 155 pounds can burn 446… Read More »

Teens’ mental health claims double amid pandemic: Experts weigh in

American teens seeking mental health respite nearly doubled insurance claims amid the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, according to a recent analysis.  The findings from nonprofit Fair Health stemmed from over 32 billion private healthcare claims filed from January to November 2020. Results noted a surge in claims particularly among teens aged 13-18, while 19 to 22-year-olds… Read More »