‘Surges of new variants for the foreseeable future,’ amid progress, says a leading COVID-19 expert

COVID 19 Expert

According to Dr. Jeremy Faust, outdoors generally is much safer, and indoors is less safe, but if you do indoors correctly, it’s safe, and if you
do outdoors incorrectly,

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Jill On Money: June jobs take-away: No recession yet

Jill Schlesinger

By Jill Schlesinger

Despite the hand-wringing over a coming recession and sentiment levels dropping to all-time lows, the June employment report showed that the U.S. economy is alive and well.

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Interpersonal Edge: Finding news you can use

Dr. Daneen Skube

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By Dr. Daneen Skube

Q: I work hard to stay up-to-date on my industry and global news. The problem is the more news I read,

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News Spotlight: Ingham County Announces First Probable Case of Monkeypox Virus

Know the symptoms of monkeypox and when to contact a healthcare professional.

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LANSING, MI. – The Ingham County Health Department (ICHD) has been notified by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services that the first probable case of Monkeypox was identified in Ingham County.

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Don’t Wait…Prepare for it

Landis Lain

By Landis Lain

Recently a young relative perished in a motorcycle accident at the age of thirty-three. He left a wife and small children. As we navigate upstream through the morass of legalities and life insurance and grief,

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Jill On Money: Mid-year Q&A

Jill On Money

By Jill Schlesinger

It’s been a heck of a six months for investors. Given that you can’t control markets, let’s try to manage those matters over which you can exert agency –

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Excuse me, are you listening? – Tulsa, Oklahoma and Black Owned Media Weekend

Rina Risper, President & Publisher of The New Citizens Press
(Pandemic photo 2022)

Dear Readers,

I just returned back to Lansing from a trip to Tulsa,

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Interpersonal Edge: Humor dispels fear

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By Dr. Daneen Skube

Q: Even though the pandemic is better, everyone in my workplace seems more anxious than ever. The economy and general uncertainty are creating a super tense workplace.

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Alcohol Awareness Month: How Alcohol Affects Immunity

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By Dr. Gina Lynem-Walker, Associate Medical Director at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

The body’s immune system is incredibly complex and keeping it well-regulated relies on many factors – including diet,

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AboutThatCar: 2021 Volvo V90 T6 AWD Inscription

By Frank S. Washington

DETROIT, MI – It is hard to improve a top-notch vehicle, but Volvo managed to do just that. We’re talking about the Volvo V90. To be specific, the T6 AWD Inscription.