Targeting the Uneven Burden of Kidney Disease on Black Americans

“I had everything,” Malcolm said. So was Martin. When tested, the brothers learned that they had the variants and that the variants, not lupus, most likely damaged their kidneys. They didn’t quite know how to react. “I’m still trying to grapple with it,” Malcolm said. But Dr. Maybe he wasn’t surprised. Researchers think the variants […]

The Good Times for Tens of Millions of Americans Are Now

“We are very lucky right now, given the situation of so many others during the pandemic,” said Mr McCauley, 36, who works at a data-editing firm. “Somehow we’re even better off financially, and it feels a little weird.” Even for those who do well, the economy feels precarious. The University of Michigan’s venerable Consumer Sentiment […]

Why Are Americans More Sensitive to Oil Price Surges?

More than a decade ago, when Americans faced rising prices at the pump, policymakers developed a vision to discourage people from gas and oil: more efficient cars, more compact and walkable communities, more renewable energy. “We have a serious problem,” warned George W. Bush. 2006 State of the Union address. “America is dependent on oil, […]

Coronavirus Infects More Than Half of Americans, CDC

Sixty percent of Americans, including 75 percent of children, had contracted the coronavirus by February — another major milestone in the pandemic that continues to surprise expectations, federal health officials reported Tuesday. The highly contagious Omicron variant was responsible for most of the toll. Since the variant began spreading in December 2021, only half of […]

A Virus Variant Seen in Mink Infected Four Americans

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed on Monday that at least four people in Michigan were infected with a mostly mink version of the coronavirus in the first year of the epidemic. The cluster, which previously included only three cases, represents the first known instance of possible animal-to-human transmission of the virus in […]

One-Third of Americans Have Encountered Extreme Weather in Recent Years, Survey

One in three Americans says they’ve been personally affected by the extreme weather event in the past two years, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday that reflects a period that included a crippling ice storm in Texas, one of the largest wildfires in California history. and a powerful storm that killed dozens of people […]

Americans are taking fewer precautions in the second year of the pandemic.

As the United States enters its third year of the pandemic, fewer Americans are reporting wearing masks in recent months, according to a survey. Published on Tuesday By the Associated Press and NORC. According to the survey of 1,082 U.S. adults from March 17 to March 21, about 44 percent of Americans reported wearing masks […]

Russia and Far-Right Americans Find Commonality with the Ukraine War

Victoria Nuland, Under-Secretary of State, questioned He said in the Senate this month whether Ukraine has biological weapons, materials in laboratories in the country that could be dangerous if they fall into the hands of the Russians. Jack Posobiec, a far-right commentator, March 9 podcast She said that Ms. Nuland’s answer supported the conspiracy theory. […]

Americans Can’t Quit SMS – The New York Times

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. Here is a collection past columns. My American friends, we are weird. The United States is one of the few major countries where SMS, the messaging technology that emerged in the 1980s, remains the standard way of chatting. In many other countries, text messaging takes place […]

Support Shots as Omicron Crests Keep Americans Away

The booster vaccines of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines not only reduce the number of infections with the highly contagious Omicron variant, but also keep infected Americans out of hospitals, according to data released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. . The extra doses are 90 percent effective at preventing hospitalization with […]