Household, education levels, insurance factor in vaccine rate, says study

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(Getty Images) (Getty Images) Nationwide, people of color have been contracting and dying from COVID-19 at higher rates than white people throughout the pandemic. As the country enters its fifth month of the vaccine rollout, data shows racial disparities in vaccinations are an issue. New research from GoodRX suggests other patterns of inequity: among single-parent … Read more

Unlike Other Groups, Black Men’s Health Does Not Improve With Education Levels : Shots

Unlike Other Groups, Black Men's Health Does Not Improve With Education Levels : Shots

Generally, more education leads to longer and healthier lives — unless you are a Black man in America. Among the contributing factors is the isolation Black men often feel as they rise economically, says Thomas LaVeist, a sociologist and dean of the school of public health at Tulane University. Paula Burch-Celentano/Tulane University hide caption toggle … Read more

Feeling pinched: Counties squeezed on several levels during mental health responses | News, Sports, Jobs

Feeling pinched: Counties squeezed on several levels during mental health responses | News, Sports, Jobs

Graham Jaehnig/Daily Mining Gazette Houghton County Undersheriff Kevin Coppo (left) and Baraga County Sheriff Joe Brogan, spoke at the May 27 mental health discussion at the Keweenaw County Courthouse, at which they discussed conducting mental health transports out of the Upper Peninsula are negatively impacting their county’s residents, their departments’ operations, and their counties’ economies. … Read more

New Brookings study on Texas special education cap disturbing on multiple levels

New Brookings study on Texas special education cap disturbing on multiple levels

President Harry Truman famously opined that incoming president Dwight Eisenhower, a former five-star general, would have a rough go of things. Observed Truman: “He’ll sit here, and he’ll say, ‘Do this! Do that!’ And nothing will happen. Poor Ike—it won’t be a bit like the Army. He’ll find it very frustrating.” State lawmakers attempting to boss around … Read more

EY study: Global auto industry already above pre-crisis levels

According to a study, the global auto industry has already implemented more in the first quarter and also earned more money operationally than before the Corona crisis. The consulting firm’s industry survey showed that the largest automaker’s profit before the deduction of interest and taxes EY according to a ten-year comparison even to the highest … Read more