Simple safety tips for trick-or-treating after Fauci greenlighted Halloween 2021

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Here are a few simple precautions that trick-or-treaters can take.
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The data is clear: COVID-19 poses a significant threat to both the mother and child, and vaccination can help mitigate that risk, writes immunologist Matthew Woodruff.
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Black Americans are twice as likely to die of COVID-19 and their communities have also been hit disproportionately by job losses, food insecurity and homelessness as a result of the pandemic. Meanwhile, racial injustice and high-profile police killings have amplified stress.
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A clinical child psychologist who specializes in school attendance issues offers four ways parents can help students adapt to the new school year.
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These new findings bring about important yet unanswered questions: What do these brain changes following COVID-19 mean for the process and pace of aging? And, over time does the brain recover to some extent from viral infection?
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Culturally, this is an era in which people are held in high esteem when they stick with their beliefs and are negatively labeled as “flip-floppers” or “wishy-washy” when they change what they think, but social psychologists say good decision-makers often explore information about options other than their favorite.
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An internal Facebook report found that the social media platform’s algorithms enabled disinformation campaigns to reach nearly half of all Americans in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election.
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In recommending against boosters for the general public, the committee cited reasons such as lack of sufficient safety data in younger age groups and indications that initial doses still seem to be provide robust protection against severe illness.
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In some states, minors can legally decide for themselves whether they would like to get vaccinated.
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In any given year, some 3 million people hike the Appalachian Trail, including more than 3,000 “thru-hikers” who go the entire distance, either in one stretch or in segments over multiple years.
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