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CDC studies find racial and ethnic disparities in Covid-19 hospitalizations, ER visits

CDC studies find racial and ethnic disparities in Covid-19 hospitalizations, ER visits

Racial and ethnic minority groups had higher rates of hospitalization for Covid-19 and sought emergency department care for Covid-19 more when compared to White people, according to two new studies published Monday in the US Centers for Disease Control and Preventions Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The reports underscore “the need to address health inequities…MORE

Biden to nominate first woman secretary of the Army

Biden to nominate first woman secretary of the Army

President Joe Biden has picked Christine Wormuth to be the next secretary of the Army, the White House announced Monday, making her the first woman to hold the position if confirmed by the Senate. Wormuth previously served as under secretary of defense for policy, where she worked on the Defense Department’s counter-ISIS campaign. “Christine is…MORE

Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory will soon launch Senate campaign

Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory will soon launch Senate campaign

Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is planning to launch his Republican campaign for Senate this week — and immediately become a front-runner in a race that could determine the future control of the chamber, according to people familiar with his plans. McCrory’s decision is an attempt at a comeback after narrowly losing his reelection…MORE

Nike wants to resell your (lightly) worn shoes in some stores

Nike wants to resell your (lightly) worn shoes in some stores

Nike is now reselling returned sneakers at a discount in select stores in an effort to reduce waste. Nike on Monday announced an initiative where it accepts returned shoes that are gently worn or have a manufacturing flaw and cleans and sanitizes them. The refurbished shoes are then resold in select stores at a reduced…MORE

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