In states such as Michigan and Louisiana, as well as in cities like Chicago and Milwaukee, African American people are making up a disproportionately large number of COVID-19 cases and deaths, officials say.
If ventilators get scarce in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic, which patients will get one of these life-saving machines? Who will decide and how? Are there any guidelines in place? What’s considered fair and just?
Panic is good. In the right context, of course. The symptoms of panic—a racing heart, rapid breathing, sweating—strike when our bodies are mobilizing to fight or flee, says Elizabeth Duval, PhD, an assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Michigan…
It was a supposed to be a simple Sunday night trip to the grocery store.
After shopping, Nicole Lawrence and her four roommates from Penn State piled into Lawrence’s Honda Civic for the drive home, her friend Katie behind the wheel. As Katie turned left at the bottom of a hill, a speeding car with no lights approached in the dark.