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What you need to know about COVID-19 variants

New strains of the SARS-CoV-2 virus are emerging around the world, and evidence suggests that these new viruses—including a strain identified in the United Kingdom that seems to spread more quickly than others—have been circulating within the United States. For help understanding the implications of these new strains of the virus that causes COVID-19, the […]

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The Truth About Doug Emhoff’s New Job

Doug Emhoff, husband of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and the future first gentleman of the United States, announced last month that he is leaving his law firm, but it looks like he won’t be focusing solely on his duties as first gentleman. The attorney has taken a teaching position at Georgetown University Law Center and […]

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Dallas Heart Study yields new insights about depression

Recently published UT Southwestern research reveals new insights about risk factors for depression based on data from a landmark longitudinal study focused on heart disease. One study, published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, shows a link between an inflammatory molecule in the blood and a person’s likelihood of depressive symptoms. The other study, in […]

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The Truth About Air Filters and COVID Prevention

Long before COVID-19 had us all spending a lot more time inside our home and worrying about airborne everything, the quality of the air indoors was making people sick. Air pollution can come from pretty much anything—candles, grooming products, burning firewood, printers, and even your cooking. These pollutants intermingle with those that enter through drafty […]