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The Hair Economy in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Control, Wellness, and Self-Care

The barbershop and beauty salon are important community touch points for health, wellness, and social connection in so many peoples’ lives. In my book, HealthConsuming: From Health Consumer to Health Citizen, I feature the black barbershop to introduce a chapter on “The New Retail Health.” In the COVID-19 pandemic, how we’re dealing with hair is… Read More »

New Jersey to open outdoor dining, retail shops on June 15 as tri-state region slowly eases restrictions

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (D) speaks at the Coronavirus press briefing in Trenton, New Jersey. Michael Brochstein | Barcroft Media | Getty Images New Jersey is on track to enter phase two of its reopening plan on June 15, allowing restaurants to reopen for outdoor dining and retail shops to welcome back customers with… Read More »

WHO says coronavirus isn’t losing potency: ‘This is still a killer virus’

Medical personnel move a deceased patient to a refrigerated truck serving as make shift morgues at Brooklyn Hospital Center on April 09, 2020 in New York City. Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images The World Health Organization cautioned world leaders Monday about reports that the coronavirus is “losing potency,” saying “this is still a… Read More »