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Ohio’s Republican governor calls for public to wear masks: ‘This is not about whether you’re left or right’

Republican Gubernatorial-elect Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine gives his victory speech after winning the Ohio gubernatorial race at the Ohio Republican Party’s election night party at the Sheraton Capitol Square on November 6, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. Justin Merriman | Getty Images Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine addressed the controversial debate on wearing masks Sunday,… Read More »

New Jersey closes most public parks, extends emergency order as deaths surge

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy speaks after taking the oath of office in Trenton, New Jersey, January 16, 2018. Lucas Jackson | Reuters New Jersey is extending its public health emergency order and closing all state and county parks as coronavirus deaths hit the highest single-day increase in COVID-19 deaths yet, Gov. Phil Murphy announced… Read More »

Are Your Symptoms Allergies, The Flu, Or COVID-19? An Allergy Expert Explains. – Capital Public Radio News

This story was inspired by audience questions about allergies and COVID-19. Ask your question here. It’s allergy season in Northern California, and having a runny nose or itchy eyes while the coronavirus crisis is happening can be unnerving. But how do symptoms from allergies differ from the flu or COVID-19? Fever. That’s the main difference,… Read More »

How one bit of medical jargon fuels public confusion about cancer treatments

Most new cancer treatments haven’t been proven to help patients live longer or feel better. Instead they delay the growth of tumors — which may be faster to measure but doesn’t necessarily indicate a tangible benefit for patients. But you wouldn’t grasp that sobering fact from some recent news coverage: A headline in the UK’s… Read More »