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Of all the inspiring stories to come out of the local community during the ongoing battle against the coronavirus, Cynthia Gallero’s is the latest. Gallero is using her considerable cooking skills, along with a dash of love and commitment, to helping the elderly in our community, some of the most vulnerable to the coronavirus. The …

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approaches the podium to give a speech from his Jerusalem office on Saturday, saying Israel’s restaurants and places of entertainment will be closed to stop the spread of the coronavirus. He also encouraged people not to go to their workplaces unless absolutely necessary. Gali Tibbon/AP hide caption toggle caption Gali Tibbon/AP …

Health and medicine  |  News releases  |  Public Health  |  Research  |  Social science February 10, 2020 Results of a new University of Washington study shine a spotlight on segments of the population that need to be studied in relation to rising minimum wages.Josh Appel/Unsplash   In the decade-long absence of federal action, many states, …

The topic in brief • There is an ongoing debate about whether social media and the use of digital devices are detrimental to mental health. • Adolescents tend to be heavy users of these devices, and especially of social media. • Rates of teenage depression began to rise around 2012, when adolescent use of social …

Brandon Nelson was a straight-A student in high school, a UCLA grad and worked as an aerospace engineer. But shortly after college, he experienced a mental breakdown.  The 26-year-old was hospitalized and released to a residential mental health home in Southern California. He took his own life 24 hours after being admitted. His parents say …

Theaters are receiving a new version of Cats with “some improved visual effects,” just days after it premiered to dismal reviews. The update to the CGI-heavy movie was available to download on Sunday night, with hard drives otherwise ready to ship by Tuesday, according to a memo reviewed by The Hollywood Reporter. The change was …

Women are being ignored in medical trials and reports, according to a report which calls for more Australian medical research to include gender-specific data. Failing to account for the different effects a drug may have on men and women compromises quality of care for women, according to the report published in the Medical Journal of …

AUSTIN, TX / ACCESSWIRE / November 3, 2019 / The cannabidiol (CBD) industry is booming, and more and more companies continue to join the opportunity bandwagon. Since the full legalization of hemp and hemp-derived materials with the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill, CBD has made appearances in beauty stores, pharmacy retailers, and coffee shops …

Director Ang Lee said he set out to create a digital Will Smith in “Gemini Man” that would be as realistic as the tiger in “Life of Pi.” “Gemini Man,” Paramount Pictures’ newest release, hit theaters Friday following a press conference Oct. 4 at YouTube Space LA. Lee sat in a panel alongside Smith, Jerry …

The task of moderating Facebook continues to leave psychological scars on the company’s employees, months after efforts to improve conditions for the company’s thousands of contractors, the Guardian has learned. A group of current and former contractors who worked for years at the social network’s Berlin-based moderation centres has reported witnessing colleagues become “addicted” to …