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2021 Walk Like MADD

2021 Walk Like MADD

Every 51 minutes someone is killed by a drunk driver; But drunk driving is 100 percent preventable. Help make a future with No More Victims. It’s time for neighbors, co-workers, families and friends to join mothers against drunk driving to make our roads safer. It’s time to virtually Walk Like MADD, New Mexico! Register or…More

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Snow Tha Product has proved her doubters wrong
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Snow Tha Product has proved her doubters wrong

Snow Tha Product is the socially-conscious raptress the world needs right now. Born Claudia Alexandra Feliciano in San Jose, California, to undocumented Mexican immigrant parents, the rapper is set to the judge the US Finals of Red Bull Batalla, the world’s largest Spanish rap battle, this weekend. Despite more than a decade in the music…More

‘Muhammad Ali’ lets Ken Burns go four fascinating rounds with the champ’s life and legacy
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‘Muhammad Ali’ lets Ken Burns go four fascinating rounds with the champ’s life and legacy

Floating and stinging as it explores the boxing icon’s life inside the ring and out, “Muhammad Ali” is another epic Ken Burns-produced dive into the life of an influential 20th-century figure, coming on the heels of “Hemingway.” Much has said about Ali, but going the distance with this four-part PBS documentary makes it feel like,…More

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Mississippi says Covid-19 deaths in pregnant women are rising — and it’s pleading with them to get vaccinated
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Mississippi says Covid-19 deaths in pregnant women are rising — and it’s pleading with them to get vaccinated

At least eight pregnant Mississippi women have died of Covid-19 since late July — none of them fully vaccinated — officials said, more than doubling the state’s pandemic total in just two months and spurring medical leaders to give this message: We’ve long known Covid-19 puts pregnant women at greater risk for severe disease. And…More

Idaho’s struggle to keep up with Covid-19 surge puts pressure on Washington state hospitals
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Idaho’s struggle to keep up with Covid-19 surge puts pressure on Washington state hospitals

Idaho officials announced Thursday they’re preparing to ration hospital care due to the Covid-19 surge, and it was the last thing next-door Washington state’s top hospital advocate wanted to hear. “It’s terrible. I don’t know if people understand the gravity of the situation,” Cassie Sauer, chief executive of the Washington State Hospital Association, told CNN…More

Moderna’s vaccine is the most effective, but Pfizer and J&J also protect well, CDC-led study says
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Moderna’s vaccine is the most effective, but Pfizer and J&J also protect well, CDC-led study says

A head-to-head study of all three authorized coronavirus vaccines in the United States finds the Moderna vaccine is slightly more effective than Pfizer’s in real-life use in keeping people out of the hospital, and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine comes in third, but still providing 71% protection. Pfizer’s vaccine provided 88% protection against hospitalization, and…More

FDA’s vaccine advisers meet to decide whether Americans need boosters
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FDA’s vaccine advisers meet to decide whether Americans need boosters

Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration started meeting Friday morning to discuss whether many Americans need to start getting booster doses of coronavirus vaccine. The all-day meeting will be packed with presentations. They’ll include Pfizer/BioNTech, which is arguing that there’s enough evidence of waning immunity to justify giving booster doses to people.…More