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Response to Covid-19 shows striking similarities with pandemics past

Be it quarantine or social distancing, responses to the current Covid-19 pandemic have not changed much since the pandemics of the past, speakers noted in the Behind the Headlines discussion Plagues and Pandemics which was livestreamed to over 7000 viewers on Thursday evening, March 26th 2020. The Trinity Long Room Hub is Trinity’s research institute for the… Read More »

LGBTQ community uniquely impacted by COVID-19, research shows

(Photo: Adobe Stock) While the health and economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic are being felt around the globe, new research data highlights the effects the virus is having on the LGBTQ community.The Human Rights Campaign published a research brief last week outlining the health and economic risks faced by the LGBTQ community during the… Read More »

Interactive coronavirus heat map shows spread of virus around the globe

Coronavirus: First U.S. patient’s doctor gives update, warning Dr. George Diaz, Section Chief of Infectious Diseases at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, gives an update on the first patient in the United States to contract the Wuhan coronavirus. Dr. Diaz explains how the virus is spread, incubation time, symptoms and warning signs. Johns Hopkins University… Read More »

Research shows hair dye and straighteners increase risk of breast cancer in Black women

Adobe Stock Images A study has sparked concerns about how permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners affects the safety of African American women. The study was recently published in the International Journal of Cancer. Past research has found a connection in the chemicals of hair dye and straighteners with cancer. However, when tested within… Read More »