Deaths Shape How Black Parents Navigate “The Talk”

June eight, 2020 — For generations, “the talk” has been a staple of African American life. Mothers and fathers check out to manual their children as a result of the racism they could encounter as they go about their everyday life, encounters with police that can convert fatal in the blink of an eye.

Marques Jackson and his spouse, Sherri, have had the speak with their daughter, Cori, and son, Zyaire. The two young ones are eleven — the similar age Jackson was when his father sat him down.

What his father taught him is ingrained in his memory: Be

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Cytokine Storms May Be Fueling Some COVID Deaths

April seventeen, 2020 — One particular of the fantastic mysteries of the new coronavirus is why it results in only gentle condition in most people today, but turns fatal for other people. In a lot of situations, it appears the worst injury may perhaps be pushed by a deranged immune response to the infection, instead than the virus alone.

In a lot of of the sickest people with COVID-19, their blood is teeming with significant stages of immune technique proteins called cytokines.

Scientists consider these cytokines are evidence of an immune response called a cytokine storm, in which the system

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A New Theory for Unexplained Whitewater Deaths

There are plenty of ways to die on a whitewater river, most of which are well understood. You can get trapped underwater by the branches of a downed tree, pinned in the sieve between two boulders, or stuck in the swirling flow of a hydraulic. You can bang your head on a rock, fracture your spine, or have a heart attack. But a substantial fraction of whitewater deaths don’t fit into any of those categories. They’re colloquially referred to as “flush drownings,” and no one is entirely sure why they happen.

A new paper in Wilderness & Environmental Medicine,

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U.S. Coronavirus Cases Reach 149, With 11 Deaths Reported

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News Picture: U.S. Coronavirus Cases Reach 149, With 11 Deaths ReportedBy E.J. Mundell and Robin Foster
HealthDay Reporters

WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Coronavirus continued its march across America on Wednesday, with more than 149 cases and 11 deaths now reported — a 10th in Washington state and one in California.

The California death involved an elderly woman from Placer County who had underlying health conditions and had traveled on a cruise ship from San Francisco to Mexico in February, CNN reported. It is the first U.S. coronavirus death reported outside Washington state.

A total of 149 U.S. coronavirus cases have now

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