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We Are Blood seeks plasma donations from...

We Are Blood has enlisted local celebrities who have recovered from COVID-19, including Ray Benson of Asleep at the Wheel, to enlist residents to donate plasma in a new ad campaign. (Courtesy We Are Blood / Travis County) We Are Blood is seeking plasma donations from recovered COVID-19 patients in central Texas, sourcing convalescent plasma […]

Adding high blood pressure to the list o...

Senator Jon Tester, the new Chairman of the Senate Veterans Committee, speaks about one of his top legislative priorities in the next session. Senate lawmakers will make an effort this year to officially add high blood pressure to the list of illnesses presumed to be caused by exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, […]

COVID-19 survivors can donate plasma to ...

As healthcare providers found some drugs ineffective in treating COVID-19, they turned to a method long used to treat viruses: convalescent plasma. “At the start of the pandemic, blood suppliers all over the United States were collecting plasma from people infected with COVID-19 and recovering because the plasma actually contains antibodies against COVID itself,” said […]

H&R Block urges customers who miss their

Delayed dunning checks for some H and R Block customers Jordan Bowen Reports TAMPA, Florida – If you are an H&R Block customer awaiting your dunning check, you are not alone. The company claims checks sent to millions of customers were deposited into unknown accounts, but they are trying to settle them. From confusion to […]

Ernesto Valverde downplays talks about B...

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has said he will only talk about Andres Iniesta’s possibility of moving to China when there is an offer on the table. Diario Sport reported on Friday that Iniesta could leave Barca in “one of the biggest deals of the summer” after receiving an offer from Chinese Super League club Tianjin […]

Watch Kim Kardashian’s very first E! Ma

A flashback for the ages. 40 things you didn’t know about Kim Kardashian by Kim Kardashian Click to enlarge FOLLOWING The 20th and final season of keeping up with the Kardashians premieres this Thursday, March 18, and we’re celebrating by bringing it back to the early 2000s before the E! series never broadcast. That’s right, […]

In and around Newtown and Northampton: s...

NEWTOWN-RICHBORO >> Mark your calendars for these events and activities in the Newtown-Richboro area. They include a Titanic exhibit model, seamless blankets, a kids’ fishing derby, and virtual caregiver support. The Titanic docks at the free library RICHBORO >> Throughout April, the Northampton Township Free Library, located at 25 Upper Holland Road, Richboro 18954, will […]

In Noma’s Norovirus episode, ignored ema

The facade of Noma in Copenhagen. More than 60 diners have complained of nausea and diarrhea after eating at the widely acclaimed restaurant last month. Dresling Jens / AP hide caption toggle legend Dresling Jens / AP The facade of Noma in Copenhagen. More than 60 diners complained of nausea and diarrhea after eating at […]

As the 1918 flu emerged, cover-up and de...

The “Spanish flu” was used to describe the influenza pandemic of 1918 and 1919 and its name suggests that the epidemic began in Spain. But the term is actually a misnomer and points to a key fact: The countries involved in World War I did not accurately report their influenza outbreaks. Spain remained neutral throughout […]

Why forgiving student loan debt is a bad...

We all know that going to university in this country has become expensive. Over the past three decades, adjusting for inflation, the average cost of attending a four-year institution in this country has doubled, while data indicates that the price of obtaining a university degree grew eight times faster than wages over the same period. […]