‘Are You Going to Keep Me Safe?’ Hospital Workers Sound Alarm on Rising Violence

The San Leandro Hospital emergency department, where nurse Mawata Kamara works, went into lockdown recently when a visitor, agitated about being barred from seeing a patient due to covid-19 restrictions, threatened to bring a gun to the California facility. It wasn’t the first time the department faced a gun threat during the pandemic. Earlier in the year, a psychiatric patient […]

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Study finds cancer cells may evade chemotherapy by going dormant

Cancer cells can dodge chemotherapy by entering a state that bears similarity to certain kinds of senescence, a type of “active hibernation” that enables them to weather the stress induced by aggressive treatments aimed at destroying them, according to a new study by scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine. These findings have implications for developing new drug combinations that could block […]

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Why we can sense when someone is going to die, according to a psychic medium

Have you ever just had a strong sense about something … and, eerily, it turned out you were correct? Maybe, sadly, it was the death of a loved one: When the phone rings, you can feel it in your gut that you’re about to receive bad news, before you pick up. It’s easy to dismiss this kind of premonition as […]

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As the going gets tough, America returns to experts for help amid coronavirus outbreak – The Denver Post

An invisible enemy is killing thousands and forcing people worldwide to cower behind closed doors. Unfounded conspiracy theories and miracle “cures” abound on social media. Politicians and pundits send mixed messages about how to protect yourself. Who you gonna call? As the coronavirus rampages, the public increasingly is turning to experts in academia and government — the educated, experienced “elites” […]

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LOL! Jennifer Garner's Daughter Bargains With Mom Over Going to School

Smart cookie! Jennifer Garner’s daughter agreed to go to school — as long as she got something in return. “I know that I am willing to go to school, but I want something. Maybe hot chocolate? Yes or no,’” read the handwritten note that the actress, 47, posted on Instagram on Wednesday, December 18. She captioned the hilarious shot, “You […]

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People Are Going on "Dopamine Fasts" to Think More Clearly and Gain Focus—but Does It Work?

Forget going without food for 16 hours. The latest fasting fad, on the face of it, involves depriving yourself of all the stuff that gives you pleasure—like Netflix, online shopping sprees, and even gossiping with your friends. It’s called dopamine fasting, and as far as wellness trends go, it’s a pretty controversial one. It’s not clear who came up with […]

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