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Ask an educator: What will my child’s schooling look like this year?

As we hit month five of a global pandemic that has changed our lives and created new societal norms like mask-wearing and social distancing, many of us are looking towards the start of the new school year with anticipation, fear, confusion and hope. In July, the Governor released the Michigan Safe Schools Roadmap, which sets the

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Health

As restaurants re-open, keep these safety tips in mind

As we begin to move toward opening up restaurants and continue to use carry out services per state regulations, many of us are concerned about keeping ourselves safe while wanting to eat our favorite foods and support local businesses during this health crisis. Restaurants already take measures to reduce the risk of foodborne illness, though

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For Americans stuck in India, it’s a difficult road home

In February, Usha Shivakumar traveled to Chennai, India for a week-long trip to make a sale on property she owned. Shivakumar, a 56-year-old resident of the Chicago suburbs, arrived in India on February 2, intending to return to the United States on February 9. But in the course of her visit, she caught pneumonia and

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Health

Video: A tailored workout you can do in quarantine

We often feel societal pressures or expectations to look or be a certain way. We get tagged based on size or shape; fat being bad and too skinny being unhealthy. (This is especially true for women!) Instead, let’s clear the air and build our inner confidence and strength, helping us to feel good about ourselves

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The COVID-19 diaries part four: “Our new normal”

This is the final installment of Dr. Asha Shajahan’s essay series on being a healthcare worker during a pandemic. Read the first, second and third installments. Day Nine: Gratitude Social distancing was getting to me and I was craving to go out to dinner with friends to my favorite Italian restaurant for some quality carbonara. I

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