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About three-quarters of voters support mask orders punishable by fines or jail: Poll

Support for statewide mask mandates crosses political affiliation, according to a new poll. The Politico/Morning Consult survey was released on Wednesday and found that 53% of registered voters “strongly” support states issuing orders that require face masks to be worn in public under penalty of fine or jail time. The number of those in support… Read More »

Beyoncé and the NAACP Have Launched a Fund to Support Black-Owned Small Businesses

BET Awards 2020Getty Images Beyoncé’s charitable initiative BeyGOOD is partnering with the NAACP to help fund Black-owned small businesses across the U.S. Grants of $ 10,000 will be given to businesses in Houston, Atlanta, New York, Los Angeles, and Minneapolis. If you’re a Black small business owner, apply here before the July 18 deadline. Beyoncé’s… Read More »

Alzheimer’s patients isolated due to coronavirus find support in virtual therapy

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) was founded in 2002 with the goal of providing a community for individuals, families and caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. As coronavirus isolates millions of Americans across the country, the AFA is working harder than ever to ensure that some of our nation’s most vulnerable still… Read More »

United Health Foundation donates $5 million to support the homeless, food insecure, during COVID-19 crisis

The United Health Foundation has pledged $ 5 million to support three organizations that help the homeless and those who are food insecure during the COVID-19 pandemic. Of the $ 5 million, $ 2.5 million will go to the National Health Care for the Homeless Council to support both the immediate need for homeless programs… Read More »

Medical News Today: How does exercise support health later in life?

New research shows that older adults who exercise regularly can perform everyday tasks more easily and gain independence. Swimming is a great way to stay fit in older age. Insufficient physical activity causes around 3.2 million deaths worldwide each year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). These declining levels of physical activity may be… Read More »