Fight Back Against the Flu

Health authorities around the world are reporting a record high number of influenza cases. The H3N2 strain, also known as the “Aussie flu,” caused a severe outbreak in Australia and spread to other countries, hitting especially hard in Europe and North America. How can you fight the flu? Doctors recommend…

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Twitter Adds New Tools to Fight Harassment

Social media is often a tool for bullying and hate speech. To address this problem, Twitter has introduced a “mute” feature that allows users to silence content in their feeds if it includes certain words, phrases, or emojis. The feature will hide abusive messages in cases where someone is specifically…

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How White People Can Fight Racism Today

As a white mom of two preschool age white boys, I don’t want to talk so much about ‪#‎altonsterling‬ and #philandocastile that I drown out black voices. White people need to be amplifying black voices talking about THEIR experiences. On the other hand, it’s important that white people express outrage…

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