The Real Reason COVID-19 Has Been So Concerning For The Opioid Epidemic

In addition to the physical toll taken by COVID-19, it’s been wreaking havoc on everyone’s mental health. Frontline workers may have borne the brunt of the stress, but even the fortunate ones who worked from home and didn’t have friends or family members seriously ill with the virus still experienced an unprecedented interruption in life as we once knew it. […]

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Alexei Navalny has been on a hunger strike for over 3 weeks—how long can humans survive without food?

From time to time, generally when there’s a public case of a hunger strike, people ask me how long a person can survive without food. The hunger strike generating attention at the moment is that of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Navalny, who was arrested in January after returning to Russia, began refusing food on March 31 in protest at […]

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CDC director has feeling of ‘impending doom’ amid new spike

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made an impassioned plea to Americans Monday not to let their guard down in the fight against COVID-19, warning of a potential fourth wave of the virus and saying she has a recurring feeling “of impending doom.” Speaking during a virtual White House briefing, Dr. Rochelle Walensky grew emotional as […]

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Everything Cameron Diaz Has Said About Raising Her, Benji Madden's Daughter

Proud to be a parent! Cameron Diaz has loved gushing about her and Beni Madden’s daughter, Raddix, since announcing her arrival in January 2020. “Cameron and Benji had been trying to have a baby for a long time,” a source exclusively told Us Weekly at the time. “There were disappointments along the way, so it was difficult and stressful at […]

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WWE Star Gabbi Tuft Has Come Out as a Trans Woman

Retired professional wrestler Gabbi Tuft came out as a transgender woman this week, sharing her identity with the world in a moving open letter to her fans on social media on Thursday. “This is me. Unashamed, unabashedly me,” Tuft wrote in her announcement on Instagram on Friday. “This is the side of me that has hidden in the shadows, afraid […]

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Tony Bennett Has Had Alzheimer’s for More Than 4 Years—But He Hasn't Stopped Performing

Singer Tony Bennett has revealed that he has Alzheimer's disease—in fact, he's had the disease for more than four years. Bennett and his family made the announcement through an in-depth interview with AARP that was published on February 1. Bennett first started experiencing symptoms of his disease in 2015. Initially, he was having trouble remembering musicians' names onstage. Although he […]

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