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AP-NORC Poll: Most Unvaccinated Americans Don't Want Shots

AP-NORC Poll: Most Unvaccinated Americans Don't Want Shots

By Tammy Webber, Emily Swanson | Jul 24, 2021

Most Americans who haven't been vaccinated against COVID-19 say they are unlikely to get the shots and doubt they would work against the aggressive delta variant despite evidence they do.

Getting Cannabis Concentrates Right With Roots Los Angeles

Getting Cannabis Concentrates Right With Roots Los Angeles

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 23, 2021

For Roots Los Angeles in Sun Valley, it's all about attention to detail. As one of California's top cannabis corporations, Roots has zeroed in on innovative storage strategies and has a brand-new look to entice emerging consumers in this budding industry.

The Unicorn Is Real: Defying the Myth of Bisexuality

The Unicorn Is Real: Defying the Myth of Bisexuality

By Lauren Emily Whalen | Jul 23, 2021

"I have dogs and cats, so maybe that sets me up for bisexuality very well," jokes Margaret Cho. Our attitudes about where the "B" fits in LGBTQ is a hot topic in the queer community and beyond.

How to Overcome the 'Sunday Scaries' with CBD

How to Overcome the 'Sunday Scaries' with CBD

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 22, 2021

And one CBD company is boldly owning the agita of Monday's impending doom by using its very name. Sunday Scaries is doing so with a message of honesty, humor, and a hefty dose of community spirit.

'Superbug' Fungus Spread in Two Cities, Health Officials Say

'Superbug' Fungus Spread in Two Cities, Health Officials Say

By Mike Stobbe | Jul 22, 2021

U.S. health officials said Thursday they now have evidence of an untreatable fungus spreading in two hospitals and a nursing home.

A Chilling Cure: Facing Killer Heat, ERs Use Body Bags to Save Lives

A Chilling Cure: Facing Killer Heat, ERs Use Body Bags to Save Lives

By JoNel Aleccia | Jul 22, 2021

Doctors in the Pacific Northwest have resorted to a grim but practical tool to save lives: human body bags filled with ice and water.

How One CBD Company's Legacy Supports Mental Health Awareness

How One CBD Company's Legacy Supports Mental Health Awareness

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 22, 2021

An unexpected tragedy transforms one entrepreneur's vision for a company that de-stigmatizes stress and that internal darkness. Sunday Scaries may look like a fun, fresh take on CBD, but it's roots run much deeper.

What is a COVID-19 Breakthrough Case?

What is a COVID-19 Breakthrough Case?

By Candice Choi | Jul 22, 2021

It's when a fully vaccinated person gets infected with the coronavirus. A small number of such cases are expected and health officials say they're not a cause for alarm.

Biden Says Getting COVID-19 Vaccine 'Gigantically Important'

Biden Says Getting COVID-19 Vaccine 'Gigantically Important'

By Alexandre Jaffe, Aamer Madhani | Jul 22, 2021

President Joe Biden expressed pointed frustration over the slowing COVID-19 vaccination rate in the U.S. and pleaded that it's "gigantically important" for Americans to step up and get inoculated against the virus as it surges once again.

Conservative Media Offers Mixed Messages on COVID-19 Vaccine

Conservative Media Offers Mixed Messages on COVID-19 Vaccine

By David Bauder | Jul 21, 2021

Skepticism about the COVID-19 vaccination is a common theme in media appealing to conservatives, despite assurances from doctors and scientists that the vaccine is safe and effective.

Analysis: Necessary or Not, Covid Booster Shots Are Probably on the Horizon

Analysis: Necessary or Not, Covid Booster Shots Are Probably on the Horizon

By Elisabeth Rosenthal | Jul 21, 2021

Ultimately, the question of whether a booster is needed is unlikely to determine the FDA's decision. If recent history is predictive, booster shots will be here before long.

Lala Kent on Demi Lovato's 'California Sober': It's 'Super Offensive'

Lala Kent on Demi Lovato's 'California Sober': It's 'Super Offensive'

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 20, 2021

"Vanderpump Rules" cast member Lala Kent had some critical words about Demi Lovato's "California Sober," calling sobriety that includes cannabis and wine "super offensive."

Provincetown Sets New COVID Directives after Uptick in Cases

Provincetown Sets New COVID Directives after Uptick in Cases

Jul 19, 2021

After an uptick in COVID cases after the July 4 weekend, local officials in Provincetown have issued a new mask-wearing advisory.

Virus Surge Fears and UK Leader's Quarantine Mar 'Freedom Day'

Virus Surge Fears and UK Leader's Quarantine Mar 'Freedom Day'

By Urooba Jamal and Jill Lawless | Jul 19, 2021

Corks popped, beats boomed out and giddy revelers rushed onto dancefloors when England's nightclubs reopened Monday as the country lifted most remaining coronavirus restrictions after more than a year of lockdowns.

Hospital 'Trauma Centers' Charge Enormous Fees to Treat Minor Injuries and Send People Home

Hospital 'Trauma Centers' Charge Enormous Fees to Treat Minor Injuries and Send People Home

By Jay Hancock | Jul 19, 2021

Tens of thousands of times a year, hospitals charge enormously expensive trauma alert fees for injuries so minor the patient is never admitted.

Vaccine Inequity: Inside the Cutthroat Race to Secure Doses

Vaccine Inequity: Inside the Cutthroat Race to Secure Doses

By Lori Hinnant, Maria Cheng, Aniruddha Ghosal | Jul 19, 2021

No one disputes that the world is unfair. But no one expected a vaccine gap between the global rich and poor that was this bad, this far into the pandemic.

With Pandemic Worsening in U.S., Surgeon General Worried

With Pandemic Worsening in U.S., Surgeon General Worried

By Jay Reeves | Jul 18, 2021

The U.S. surgeon general said he's concerned about what lies ahead with cases of COVID-19 increasing in every state, millions still unvaccinated, and a highly contagious variant spreading.

Biden: Social Media Platforms 'Killing People' with Misinformation

Biden: Social Media Platforms 'Killing People' with Misinformation

Jul 17, 2021

President Joe Biden said Friday that social media companies are "killing people" by failing to police misinformation on their platforms about COVID-19 vaccines.

Mask Mandate Back on in Los Angeles as Virus Cases Rise

Mask Mandate Back on in Los Angeles as Virus Cases Rise

By Christopher Weber, John Antczak | Jul 16, 2021

Los Angeles County residents will again be required to wear masks indoors, regardless of their vaccination status amid a spike in COVID-19 cases, most of them the highly transmissible delta variant.

Red State, Blue State, Twin Outbreak: Behind Wyoming and Colorado's COVID Spikes

Red State, Blue State, Twin Outbreak: Behind Wyoming and Colorado's COVID Spikes

By Rae Ellen Bichell | Jul 15, 2021

"Small rises in cases in rural areas can have devastating consequences because, chances are, there's fewer health care resources in those places in order to save lives," says epidemiologist Jennifer Nuzzo.

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