Thursday’s report from the Commerce Department estimated that the nation’s gross domestic product — its total output of goods and services — accelerated in the April-June quarter from an already robust 6.3% annual growth rate in the first quarter of the year.
Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, University of Virginia Medical Center, and Augusta Health are not requiring employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19. All three, though, do highly encourage staff to get it.
Simone Biles’ decision is sparking conversations about the pressures these athletes face and the importance of mental healthcare. Experts believe it could usher in a shift away from the stigma tied to therapy.
Governments and businesses are scrambling to change course following new federal guidance calling for the return of mask wearing in virus hot spots amid a dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations nationwide.