Target stops selling civil rights product with errors about Black icons
Last year, the Florida State Board of Education updated its standards to say students should learn that enslaved people “developed skills” that “could be applied for their personal benefit,” and that in teaching about mob violence against Black residents instructors should note “acts of violence…#africanamericans #advancedplacement #africanamerican #woodson #naacp #bereacollege #kentucky #universityofchicago #phd #harvarduniversity (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 4, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meet a 23-year-old who ’s making nearly $1 million online, teaching followers how to ‘manifest’ money out of sheer will
Scrolling on TikTok while sitting in the shadow of her purple LED wall lights, Sarah Perl accidentally stumbled into what would soon become her business. Then a sophomore in college, Perl found herself connecting with the videos of tarot card readings on her for-you-page. At the same time, she…#tiktok #sarahperl #perl #fortune #genz #nt #manifestmagic #talbenshahar #newjerseys #centenaryuniversity (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 4, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What ancient Athens can teach modern America about law and democracy
Despite the claims of Donald Trump and his supporters, there is nothing undemocratic about courts simply doing their job#donaldtrump (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 4, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opinion: 'Just say no' can kill kids. Teach them how to stay safe in the fentanyl era
Drug use has become deadlier for teens, and Southern California is an overdose hot spot. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 3, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Scott Hadland and Joseph Friedman Source Type: news

The simmering row over Spanish-language teaching in Catalan schools
WHEN THE PISA worldwide educational comparisons came out late in 2023, most countries fell to wondering how to do better. In Catalonia the results were seen through the lenses of nationalism and language—as everything is. Spain had lost ground since the last time the tests were done, in 2018. But…#pisa #catalonia #spain #spanish #catalan #europeanparliament #escolasantjaume #elpratdellobregat #barcelona #arturoramírez (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 3, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother who called police on her own son for shoplifting shocked, appalled by use of'unprovoked violence and use of force '
A Vermont mother wanted to teach her then-14-year-old son a lesson after he came home with electronic cigarettes he stole from a gas station. So she called the police. What happened next that evening in May 2021 is the basis for a lawsuit by the mother alleging that Burlington police used…#vermont #burlington #cathyaustrians #austrian #aclu #clinicians #adantepointer #sanfranciscobay #colorado #elijahmcclain (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 2, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healthy Activities Save Kids ’ Lives. Why Are They So Hard to Find?
It was a quiet Saturday morning, and as a pediatrician who had a busy week, that meant it was the perfect time to cozy up with a large mug of coffee at my kitchen table and make my way through the many lab results that had come into the electronic health record inbox since the previous day. I may not be setting a great example of work-life balance. But clinic days are filled with seeing patients, teaching trainees, and answering questions from our care team. Saturdays are the only time I’m able to give patients and their families undivided attention and no-rush answers.   [time-brightcove not-tgx=”tru...
Source: TIME: Health - February 2, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Julia Rosenberg Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Charlie Kaufman ’s first kids’ movie, made for Netflix, is as weird as you could want
At first glance, Netflix and DreamWorks’ new kids’ movie Orion and the Dark seems like standard animated fare: There’s a little boy who’s scared of the dark, which then comes to life and shows him the wonders of the night, teaching him how to overcome his fears. But it gets quirky. Extremely…#netflix #dreamworks #orionanddark #charliekaufman #beingjohnmalkovich #adaptation #seancharmatzs #emmayarlett #jacobtremblay #dark (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 2, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Traitors’ teaches us that there is such a thing as too much trust
I watched it so you don’t have to — and I spotted three broader parallels with the real world (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 2, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

American dream in Mexico: This Houston woman, 48, says she's living a better life south of the border
After nearly 20 years, Adalia Aborisade quit her teaching job in Houston — where she made about $60,000 annually — to move to Mexico City. Now, she makes about $38,000 a year. Despite the lower income, Aborisade, 48, says she’s living the American dream, only it’s outside the U.S. • None Anything…#adaliaaborisade #houston #mexicocity #pickygirltravels #universityofchicago #aaro #greatresignationof #lexidy #mexico #nt (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lawrence: Historians ’ brief teaches Supreme Court 14th Amendment’s real history
MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell analyzes new filings to the Supreme Court as it prepares to hear oral arguments in Donald Trump’s challenge of a ruling by the Colorado Supreme Court that found he was ineligible for the state’s primary ballot after violating Section 3 of the 14th Amendment.#msnbc #supremecourt #donaldtrumps #coloradosupremecourt (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Major NHS trust sparks anger with cash-hungry plan to charge patients for private treatment on-site: Critics warn 'two-tier' scheme could lead to 'queue-jumping' at hospital with a 90,000-strong waiting list
With the goal of creating an 'income generation source', Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) wants to rent out its facilities to a private provider to treat patients willing to pay. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The U.S. Hasn ’ t Seen Syphilis Numbers This High Since 1950
NEW YORK — The U.S. syphilis epidemic isn’t abating, with the rate of infectious cases rising 9% in 2022, according to a new federal government report on sexually transmitted diseases in adults. But there’s some unexpected good news: The rate of new gonorrhea cases fell for the first time in a decade. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] It’s not clear why syphilis rose 9% while gonorrhea dropped 9%, officials at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said, adding that it’s too soon to know whether a new downward trend is emerging for the latter. They are most fo...
Source: TIME: Health - January 30, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mike Stobbe/AP Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate wire Source Type: news

Inflexible bosses keep yoga instructors ’ pay down
Yoga, aerobics and Pilates instructors at Colchester City Council are voting on strike action after nearly a decade without a pay rise, UNISON has announced.The Leisure World instructors are all directly employed by the council, but their pay is determined differently to the scales used for other staff at the local authority.UNISON says inflexible bosses have kept yoga and Pilates rates at £25 per-session since 2015, refusing to even review this figure until last year.When the council did finally assess pay in August 2023, senior managers offered no rise at all, says the union.Aerobics instructors are paid £22.50 per ses...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 30, 2024 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News ballot Colchester Council Industrial action Leisure World strike Source Type: news

Teaching earthquake preparedness skills to students with developmental disabilities: a preliminary evaluation - Olcay S, Ogur C, Saral D.
This study investigated the effects of behavioral skills training (BST) in teaching earthquake preparedness skills to students with developmental disabilities within a small group arrangement. A multiple probe design across behaviors and replicated across ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 30, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news