Disparities in access to high-speed internet found among Chicago parents

Parents who identified as Hispanic/Latinx or Black were less likely to have reliable, high-speed internet than White parents, according to a survey from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago published in the journal JAMA Network Open. However, after adjusting for income, the disparity in access to high-speed internet persisted for Hispanic/Latinx families […]

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Aussie stroke survivors have fallen into a ‘black hole’

Long-term survivors of stroke in Australia have “fallen into a black hole,” left with lifelong disability with “inadequate” ongoing services and support, according to the authors of a Perspective published today by the Medical Journal of Australia. “People living with ongoing disability after stroke may not have the opportunity to achieve their preferred life goals. […]

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Sheriff’s deputies chase loose chickens around Washington house

Sheriff’s deputies in Washington assisted an animal control officer with wrangling five chickens spotted wandering loose around a vacant property. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department said deputies assisted the department’s animal control officer with the capture of five chickens found running loose outside a vacant house in Puyallup. The department’s Facebook post showed photos and […]

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