The leading U.S. medical journal, read regularly by doctors of all specialties, systematically ignores an equally reputable and rigorous body of medical research that focuses on Black Americans’ health.
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US Adds Over 300,000 Jobs in February
The organization found that the national unemployment rate rose from 3.4 percent in January to 3.6 percent in February.
Pocan Condemns GOP Bill to Bar Trans Girls, Women from Student Athletics
As Republicans in Congress advanced a bill in committee Wednesday that would block transgender student athletes from participating in girls’ or women’s sports, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Madison) held a press conference to condemn the legislation.
The Retention Problem: Women Are Going into Tech but Are Also Being Driven Out
By 2029, there will be 3.6 million computing jobs in the U.S., but there will only be enough college graduates with computing degrees to fill 24% of these jobs.
2022 Annual Wisconsin Unemployment Down Nearly One Percent Since 2021
Here in Wisconsin, the state unemployment rate dropped from 3.8 percent in 2021 to 2.9 percent in 2022. The number of people in the civilian labor force increased by 28,000.
Faster-Than-Reflexes Robo-Boots Boost Balance
Robotic boots providing superhuman reflexes can help your balance. Our new study shows that the key to augmenting balance is to have boots that can act faster than human reaction times.
Chiefs Win Super Bowl LVII
Kansas City emerged victorious in this year’s Super Bowl after a thrilling 38-35 instant classic against the Philadelphia Eagles.
A Secret Weapon in Preventing the Next Pandemic: Fruit Bats
More than four dozen Jamaican fruit bats destined for a lab in Bozeman, Montana, are set to become part of an experiment with an ambitious goal: predicting the next global pandemic.
The Ocean Twilight Zone Could Store Vast Amounts of Carbon Captured from the Atmosphere – But First We Need an Internet of Deep Ocean Sensors to Track the Effects
There may be ways to enhance these processes so the ocean pulls more carbon out of the atmosphere to help slow climate change. Yet little is known about the consequences.
Ultra-Processed Foods – Like Cookies, Chips, Frozen Meals and Fast Food – May Contribute to Cognitive Decline
But ongoing research increasingly indicates that a poor diet is a risk factor for memory impairments during normal aging and increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.