Why Are Men More Likely to Die of Covid? It’s Complicated.

Why Are Men More Likely to Die of Covid? It’s Complicated.

“You can have states right next door to each other, like Connecticut and New York, that have a totally different pattern but yet experienced the same wave,” Dr. Richardson said. Cumulatively over 55 weeks, mortality rates were slightly higher for women in two states, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. In nine states, including Connecticut, the rates…

5G frequency will ‘absolutely not’ bring airplanes down: Former FCC chairman

5G frequency will ‘absolutely not’ bring airplanes down: Former FCC chairman

Former FCC chairman Ajit Pai debunks concerns over 5G frequency impacting flight safety on rollout day. The official 5G rollout has been delayed near some airports out of fear that signals will interfere with airplane safety, but former Federal Communications Commission [FCC] chairman Ajit Pai told “The Claman Countdown” that this concern is only a…

Sara McLanahan, Who Studied Single Motherhood, Dies at 81

Sara McLanahan, Who Studied Single Motherhood, Dies at 81

Dr. Garfinkel said the results of the Fragile Families study “provide no support for the culture of poverty thesis,” which posits that different values and behaviors among the poor trap them in self-perpetuating cycles of privation. Rather, he said, “circumstances and opportunities,” not value differences, have the greatest impact. Though her findings rankled some advocates…

Russia and Iran Put on a Show of Unity — Against the U.S.

Russia and Iran Put on a Show of Unity — Against the U.S.

MOSCOW — Sitting across a long table from President Vladimir V. Putin at a Covid-conscious distance, President Ebrahim Raisi of Iran reminded his Russian counterpart on Wednesday that Tehran had been “resisting America for 40 years.” And now that Russia was plunging deeper into its own confrontation with the United States, Mr. Raisi told Mr….

$10 million lawsuit claims Southwest booted a passenger whose disability prevented mask wearing

$10 million lawsuit claims Southwest booted a passenger whose disability prevented mask wearing

A Southwest passenger is suing the airline for $10 million, claiming that airline staff yelled at her and pulled her off a flight because she repeatedly took off her mask to drink water.  Medora Clay Reading, 68, tried to fly from Washington, D.C., to Palm Beach, Florida, on January 7, according to her lawsuit, filed…

Fauci says FDA could authorize Pfizer’s Covid vaccine for kids under 5 in the next month

Fauci says FDA could authorize Pfizer’s Covid vaccine for kids under 5 in the next month

Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks about the Omicron coronavirus variant during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, December 1, 2021. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters White House chief medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said the Food and Drug Administration could approve Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine for children under 5-years-old in the next…