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For Kurdish Americans in Nashville, a Beloved Leader’s Death Prompts Vaccine Push

Sumaya Muhamed and her mother, Suad Abdulla, pose after Suad’s second vaccine dose at the Salahadeen Center in Nashville, Tennessee. After weeks of affectionate cajoling and patient explanation, Muhamed persuaded her mother to get the shot. (Blake Farmer / WPLN) On a sloppy spring day in mid-March, hundreds of Kurdish Americans gathered in a field…

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Herd Immunity for Americans May Be an Elusive Goal

By Ernie Mundell and Robin Foster                HealthDay ReportersMONDAY, May 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — While more than half of American adults have gotten at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, many scientists and public health experts now believe that herd immunity cannot be reached in the foreseeable…

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Gun crazy: For too many Americans, guns are tied to masculinity, patriotism and white power

Too many Americans love guns more than they do other human beings. There have been at least 50 mass shootings in America since the massacre and apparent hate crime attack against Asian Americans in the Atlanta area on March 16. The COVID-19 pandemic has done nothing to stop America’s addiction to gun violence. Writing at the Nation, Tom Engelhardt…

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For Americans’ Health, a Dollar of Carbon Emissions Prevented Is Worth a Ton of Cure

Increasing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere are taking an enormous toll on the human body—and it’s getting worse Credit: Getty Images In late February, the Biden administration made a major announcement that has the potential to affect the health of Americans for generations. Notably, it had nothing directly to do with COVID-19 or even health…

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Why more Americans want Honest news that highlights Expect

New York A study of the public’s attitude toward the press reveals that distrust goes deeper than partisanship and down to how journalists define their very mission.In short: Americans want more than a watchdog.The study, released Wednesday by the Media Insight Project, a collaboration between the American Press Institute and The Associated Press-NORC Center for…

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Few Americans Who Identify As Independent Are Actually Independent. That’s Really Bad For Politics.

If you’ve ever been in a conversation about politics, you’ve probably heard someone say, “I don’t like either party” or “Politics is just so ugly these days.” That person also may have claimed not to identify as a Democrat or a Republican but as an independent instead. Today, that person is pretty representative of how…

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Most Americans want tougher gun laws. Why is it so hard to change?

Washington President Joe Biden announced limited measures to tackle gun violence in the United States last week, but more ambitious steps will be harder to enact despite widespread public support.The president’s actions delivered on a pledge he made last month to take what he termed immediate “common-sense steps” to address gun violence, after a series of…

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POLL: Americans Rank D.C. Worst Place at the U.S.

The Washington Monument seen through cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C., March 27, 2019. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) Americans ranked Washington, D.C., as the worst place in the U.S. in a series of head-to-head matchups between all 50 states and the district conducted by YouGov. The ranking was based on the locales’ “win percentage” — how often that…

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64% of Americans Approve of the Murder Charges Filed Against Derek Chauvin in George Floyd Case

A 64 percent majority of American approve of the murder charges that prosecutors filed against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, with most agreeing that he should be convicted of murdering George Floyd, according to a new poll.The poll released by The Economist/YouGov on Friday found that 49 percent “strongly approved” of the charges, while…

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For 80% of Americans with resolved drug problem, significant personal achievements

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Addiction is associated with social exclusion, loss of access to resources, and general disengagement from civic life. Now, a study recently published in the journal Psychology of Addictive Behaviors and led by David Eddie, Ph.D., of the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Recovery Research Institute has found that the majority of Americans who…