Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Day: June 3, 2021

Vaccine shopping to avoid Moderna shot is ‘alarming,’ unnecessary and potentially harmful, doctors say

Health-care workers with Humber River Hospital administer doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a temporary clinic for members of Toronto’s Spanish-speaking community at the Glen Long Community Centre on May 14, 2021. (Evan Mitsui/CBC - image credit)

Health-care workers with Humber River Hospital administer doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a temporary clinic for members of Toronto’s Spanish-speaking community at the Glen Long Community Centre on May 14, 2021. (Evan Mitsui/CBC – image credit)

While helping out at Toronto pop-up vaccination clinics, Dr. Hemant Shah has seen first hand a growing concern about the Moderna vaccine.

With their sleeves rolled up to receive their first shot, people find out they are about to get a dose of the Moderna vaccine and ask if they can get a Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine instead.

Shah, a physician with Toronto-based University

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Summer Skin Care

I’d waited for months to flip the calendar to the month of May. We’d planned a wonderful summer vacation and I was looking forward to relaxing on the beach and swimming in the sea, but this year was going to be different. After recently losing a friend to skin cancer (melanoma), I’d become obsessive about my family and if it meant slathering everyone with gobs of creamy product, then I was going to be the sunscreen police on our trip.

In preparation for the big day, I went shopping. I needed to buy sunscreen. In the store, there were sprays,

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What’s Next for LVMH’s Fashion Group | BoF Professional, News & Analysis

Until recently, you could count the number of notable disposals by LVMH on one hand: Christian Lacroix, Donna Karan, Michael Kors (in which it owned a 33 percent stake) and the Edun ethical fashion label founded with singer Bono were among the few projects the luxury giant had scrapped rather than hoarding them in its stable of 75 brands.

But since the pandemic, changes at the French luxury group’s portfolio of smaller labels have been coming at a clip. The group cut loose shoemaker Nicholas Kirkwood last fall, put its Fenty fashion startup with Rihanna on indefinite pause, and ceased

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The Black Women Business Owners of Black Wall Street

Here’s what’s known famously about Greenwood, the early 20th century Black community of Tulsa, and infamously about its destruction: Black businessmen helped build Greenwood into a financial Black mecca that produced an abundance of successful entrepreneurs, some of whom turned into millionaires.

A young Black man, Dick Rowland, accused of accosting a white woman in an elevator, became the impetus for one of the worst race riots in U.S. history. That riot began with a mob of white men from Tulsa and beyond who flocked to the courthouse to lynch Rowland, which led to the assemblage of a counter-mob of

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