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National News

National Unemployment Drops As Jobs Increase

Over the last six months, the national unemployment rate has bounced back and forth between 3.5 percent and 3.7 percent. In December, the national unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent, down 0.1 percent from the previous month.

Treating Long Covid Is Rife With Guesswork

Medical equipment is still strewn around the house of Rick Lucas, 62, nearly two years after he came home from the hospital. He picks up a spirometer, a device that measures lung capacity, and takes a deep breath — though not as deep as he’d like.

How Much Can Public Schools Control What Students Wear? | Opinion

School dress codes can be harmful to LGBTQ students and students of color, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, the investigative arm of Congress. These codes can lead school officials to punish these two groups for simply who they are or for expressing themselves.

Vanderbilt Medical Experts: Climate Change Affects Health

An increase in auto-inflammatory diseases, skin conditions and even cancer may result from creeping global climate change, healthcare professionals said during a Monday seminar hosted by Vanderbilt University Medical Center as part of a series on health equity.