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Health & Medical
America’s Doctor Shortage Explained

We’ve heard for years that America has a shortage of doctors. According to projections from the AAMC [Association of American Medical Colleges], if we do not take steps to address this issue, we can expect shortages of between 38,000 and 124,000 physicians by the year 2034. But why is it so difficult to increase the…

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Health & Medical
Countries of the Americas must redouble efforts to meet 70% vaccination target for COVID-19

Now that the region has “enough vaccines to protect everyone, including the most vulnerable,” it is time to turn “vaccines into immunity”, PAHO Director says.  Washington D.C. 15 June 2022 (PAHO) – As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the Americas for the eighth week running, PAHO Director, Carissa F. Etienne, has called on countries…

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General
America’s gun crisis

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Health & Medical
The Americas has a shortfall of 600,000 health professionals, affecting access to health in rural and underserved areas

Geneva, Switzerland, May 27, 2022- The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa F. Etienne, said today that the deficit in the health workforce in the Americas reaches 600,000 professionals, something that affects access to care, especially for those in rural and underserved areas of the region. During the deliberations of the 2022-2030…

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Business
America’s gun violence is not inevitable

I shouldn’t be writing this. Shouldn’t be writing it because my eyes are still red, my stomach still a pit. Shouldn’t be writing because I have no special claim to this latest mass shooting other than being a heartbroken mother in America.When I got the first news alert of the shooting at Robb Elementary in…

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Health & Medical
20th Vaccination Week in the Americas aims to vaccinate nearly 140 million people

PAHO initiative is an opportunity to accelerate vaccination against COVID-19 and improve coverage rates for other vaccines that have declined over the past decade Washington, DC, April 22, 2022 (PAHO/WHO)- With the goal of accelerating vaccination against COVID-19 and closing coverage gaps against other vaccine-preventable diseases, countries and territories in the Americas plan to immunize…

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Sports
2022 MotoGP Americas Grand Prix – How to watch, session times & more

Honda rider Marc Marquez has a near-perfect record at the Circuit of the Americas in the premier class, having won all but one race at the track since it debuted on the calendar this weekend. Suzuki’s Alex Rins broke Marquez’s run of victories in 2019 after the Spaniard crashed out from the lead of the…

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America’s Domestic Politics Hampers Ability to End Ukraine War

In my past role as founder and CEO of Varsity Brands, I came across every old business adage in the book.  Some were cheesy, some were over simplified, but many had wisdom as their foundation.  One such phrase that’s commonly used is, and with which I struggled because of my compassion for my employees, is,…

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Science & Nature
America’s largest inland port is running out of water

“For years and generations, wars have been fought over oil,” Vice President Kamala Harris said at an April event in Chicago, Illinois. “In a short matter of time, they will be fought over water.” Harris did not appear to know that just 40 miles away from the downtown office where she warned the country of…

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Health & Medical
‘America’s Got Talent’ Singer Nightbirde Has Died of Breast Cancer at Only 31

In sad news, Jane Marczewski, who went by the stage name Nightbirde, died on Saturday after four years of living with breast cancer. The Ohio-based singer was a contestant on America’s Got Talent during the most recent season, Season 16, finding fame when she was awarded judge Simon Cowell’s Golden Buzzer. She was just 31 years…