Category Archive: Washington Post

Covid was vanishing last Memorial Day. Cases are five times higher now.

Pandemic-weary Americans enter summer with little effort to contain a still-raging pandemic.

This device may nudge your brain into deep sleep

It uses electric current pulsed through the scalp and skull to help the brain flush away harmful waste during deep sleep.

As an ex-heroin addict, I know getting off opioids is near impossible

Withdrawal is the most important aspect, and it’s barely given lip service in the response to the opioid epidemic.

As an ex-heroin addict, I know getting off opioids is near impossible

Withdrawal is the most important aspect, and it’s barely given lip service in the response to the opioid epidemic.

Julie Beckett, champion of children with disabilities, dies at 72

A waiver that she obtained for her daughter helped allow more than half a million American children to grow up at home rather than in hospitals and institutions.

CDC identifies nine monkeypox cases in U.S. amid signs of local spread

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced nine cases of monkeypox have been detected in seven states as of Wednesday, as global health authorities confront an unprecedented spread of the virus.

Mass violence takes toll on Americans’ psyches

Repeated shootings in schools, churches and stores erode sense of safety, undermine health

WHO members condemn Russia, warn its voting rights could be stripped

Ukraine’s successful resolution raises the possibility that Russia could be suspended from the assembly if attacks on hospitals and clinics continue.

Kristine Gebbie, first White House AIDS czar, dies at 78

Trained as a nurse, she was named by President Bill Clinton as the country’s first “AIDS czar.”

Guns killed more youngsters than cars for the first time in 2020

Guns killed more in 2021, too. The increase is driven by the number of Black youths killed by firearms.

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