US Space Force: Second highest ranking officer tests positive for Covid-19

Adella Miesner

“General David D. Thompson, Vice Chief of Space Operations, tested positive today for COVID-19. He took the test today after learning that a close family member, with whom he had contact, tested positive for the virus,” the statement read. “In accordance with established COVID policies, General Thompson is self-quarantining and working remotely from home.”

The US Space Force is a newly formed military service branch structured within the Department of

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Fitness Startup Lets Trainers Work From Home

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Members of medical community call for shift from race-based to race-conscious medicine

Adella Miesner


Yale Daily News

Advocating for the transition of medicine away from race-based practices and toward a more race-conscious approach, Yale Medical School MD-PhD student Jessica Cerdeña GRD ’21, Yale Emergency Medicine physician Jennifer Tsai and Howard University PhD student Marie Plaisime recently co-authored an editorial for The Lancet, a peer-reviewed medical journal, this month about reforming medical education for future doctors.

The editorial characterizes the current practice of medicine as

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Local dentist, activist Dr. Elenora Woods enters 2021 Chattanooga mayoral race

Adella Miesner

Dentist and activist Dr. Elenora Woods entered the 2021 race for mayor of Chattanooga Monday, promising opportunity, criminal justice reform and comprehensive homeless services if elected.

Woods, a single mother of three raised in the housing developments of the Westside of Chattanooga, said her rise to a successful career as a dentist and community activist have primed her for the role.

“I was born a little project girl on the

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