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KHN's ‘What the Health?': Protests and the pandemic

1 month ago   |   By News Medical

Following the death of George Floyd while in custody in Minneapolis, protests have mushroomed around the U.S. to decry police violence, raising concerns among public health officials about the potential for further spread of the coronavirus.
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Teacher's List Of Children's Books About Race Goes Viral

Teacher's List Of Children's Books About Race Goes Viral

1 month ago   |   By Scary Mommy

A teacher from New Jersey is sharing some amazing books to read to kids about race
In the wake of national protests in all 50 states against police brutality sparked by the murder of George Floyd, a pre-K teacher from New Jersey is helping parents tackle the topic of race. Brittany Smith's list of books has now gone viral on Twitter, Smith hopes these books will help diversify school curriculums nationwide.
On Monday, Smith shared a thread of children's books that openly discuss race by representing and celebrating differences.
Teacher in me had to do this..
CHILDREN'S BOOKS THAT DISCUSS...
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Q&A: Rubber bullets and tear gas: What ophthalmologists should know

1 month ago   |   By Healio

Reports of police using tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters are becoming more commonplace throughout the country after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Linda Tirado, a freelance photographer covering the Minneapolis protests, was shot in the eye, and Philadelphia police officers have used both options against protestors.
But how much damage can the nonlethal options cause to the eye? Healio/OSN discussed the methods and their potential for ocular damage with Ann P. Murchison, MD, MPH, director of the Wills Eye Hospital Emergency Department in Philadelphia.
Q: What...
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From Our Home In Minneapolis, We Can Smell The Smoke And See The Ashes--Here's What I Told My 4-Year-Old

1 month ago   |   By Scary Mommy

You can draw a line between the spot where the police killed George Floyd and the spot where the Minneapolis 3rd Police Precinct used to be before it was burned to the ground. On that line, in the very middle, there is the spot where I live with my children.
My children's skin is white , and so is mine. If this were not happening right here, where we live, I cannot say for sure what I would have told them about what is happening in Minneapolis. They are, after all, just two and four years old. Maybe I would not have told them anything at all. But we do live here, and I had to tell them...
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Healthcare Workers Are Marching in Solidarity With Protestors Across the U.S

1 month ago   |   By Mens health

Following the killing of George Floyd, healthcare workers show solidarity with Black Lives Matter protestors.
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George Floyd protests LIVE: Minneapolis to hold memorial service as protests continue across the US

1 month ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police has sparked widespread unrest in the United States with more than 40 cities in lockdown and demonstrations across the country.
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