How college athletic programs are tackling mental health amid Covid-19 | College | buffalonews.com

Athletes who participate in fall sports at UB, Canisius, Niagara and St. Bonaventure now must learn to live without competitive college sports. +++++++++++++++ Hours after the Mid-American Conference announced it had postponed fall sports, one of the first text messages Lance Leipold said he received was from Brian Bratta, the University at Buffalo’s associate athletic …

The tweet represents a new target in the president’s ongoing attacks on administration scientists – The Washington Post

Trump on Saturday accused the Food and Drug Administration of being part of the "deep state" and said regulators were holding up vaccines and treatments. ++++ “All I can say is that for vaccines, what the President wrote on Twitter this morning is not true,” Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine …

Costly, but transparent masks are boon for hard of hearing – France 24

  Paris (AFP) Transparent facemasks and shields are costly compared with classic counterparts but could prove a boon for the deaf and hard of hearing battling to communicate in the coronavirus era. The concept has started to take off, aided not least by Youtube tutorials or the likes of American football coach Nic Saban, who …

Deaf community members sew masks to improve communication | WHAM

Rochester, N. Y. (WHAM) - Saturday, members of the deaf community distributed masks at the Rochester Public Market. They made clear masks showing a person's mouth for better communication. The Rochester Deaf Rotary Chapter and Rochester Deaf Refugees said this will help improve communications while protecting people from spreading COVID-19. ++++++++++++++ Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - …

Alert: Chlorine Dioxide Ingestion | Georgia Department of Public Health

Alert: Chlorine Dioxide Ingestion The Department of Public Health has received reports people are using diluted chlorine dioxide to “treat” COVID-19.  Chlorine dioxide is a bleach-like cleaning agent and, if ingested, can have severe, adverse health effects, including death. Chlorine dioxide products have not been shown to be safe and effective for any use, including treatment of COVID-19. …

How Do Disabled People Feel About Discussing Their Disabilities?

Remember that each disabled person is an individual, and we each make our own decisions, using our own criteria, for when and how we want to share, explain, and educate others, from perfect strangers to those closest to us. ++++++++++++++++++++++ For people with disabilities, talking about our disabilities is complicated. Sometimes, when people ask their …

10 Under-the-Radar Movies for Offbeat Times – The New York Times

The writing and directing duo of Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz conceived this gentle comedy-drama to showcase the talents of Zack Gottsagen, a young actor with Down syndrome, playing a character with the same disorder. His is a journey of discovery and self-realization, a “Huck Finn”-style downriver trip alongside a fisherman (Shia LaBeouf) with troubles …