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( American Views on Teaching About Race and LGBTQ Issues in School
Feb 23rd 2024, 11:26

Source: ( Google News - HealthAmid debates over schooling in the U.S., a national poll asked teachers, teens, and the public about teaching K-12 students facts on race, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Although the results varied across topics and grade level, 64% of teachers said students should learn that the legacy of slavery still affects the position of Black people in U.S. society, and 60% said that parents should not be able to opt their kids out of learning...


( Experts in AI and Child Safety Call for Deepfake Crackdown
Feb 23rd 2024, 11:25

Source: ( United Press International - Health NewsExperts in the fields of artificial intelligence and child safety in the entertainment industry called on officials to combat the danger of deepfake content, which is becoming commonplace in politics. Some 300 experts in various fields issued an open letter calling on governments, lawmakers, and politicians to address deepfake content—which can contain sexual content, fraud, or political disinformation—as the 2024 presidential campaign...


( U.S. Justice Department Appoints First Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer
Feb 23rd 2024, 11:25

Source: ( United Press International - Health NewsThe U.S. Justice Department on Thursday named its first official focused on artificial intelligence as the department grapples with the potentially transformative affects of AI on federal law enforcement and the criminal justice system. Jonathan Mayer, a professor at Princeton University who researches technology and law, will serve as chief science and technology adviser and chief AI officer, the department said.


( Denmark Records Highest Number of Antisemitic Incidents Since WWII
Feb 23rd 2024, 11:24

Source: ( ABC News - InternationalThe number of antisemitic incidents registered in Denmark since the October 7, 2023, attack on Israel that ignited the war in Gaza has reached levels not seen since 1943, the head of the Scandinavian country's small Jewish community said Thursday. That was the year when roughly 7,200 Danish Jews were evacuated to neutral Sweden to prevent their deportation to a Nazi concentration camp, leaving almost no Jews in Denmark.


( 1 in 3 Trans Masculine People Taking Testosterone Can Still Ovulate
Feb 23rd 2024, 10:04

Source: ( U.S. News and World ReportA third of trans masculine people who have undergone testosterone therapy and have stopped menstruating are still ovulating, a new study suggests. That means they remain at risk for an unwanted pregnancy, despite the absence of periods, so contraceptives might be advisable during this stage of their treatment, depending on the person's partner. The study was published Feb. 22 in the journal Cell Reports Medicine.


( AI Outperforms Eye Doctors in Managing Glaucoma
Feb 23rd 2024, 10:02

Source: ( U.S. News and World ReportArtificial intelligence can match and even outperform human eye doctors in diagnosing and treating glaucoma, a new study finds. The GPT-4 system from OpenAI did as well or better than ophthalmologists in assessing 20 patients for glaucoma and retinal disease, researchers report February 22 in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology. The results suggest that AI could play an important support role for ophthalmologists as they try to manage patients'...


( Food-Focused Toddlers at Higher Risk for Eating Disorders As Teens
Feb 23rd 2024, 00:00

Source: ( U.S. News and World ReportToddlers who are really into their food might have a higher risk of developing an eating disorder once they enter adolescence, a new study suggests. For example, kids ages 4 and 5 with a strong urge to eat when teased with tasty food were nearly three times more likely to report binge eating symptoms by ages 12 to 14, researchers reported February 20 in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health journal.


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Michael Reeder LCPC
Baltimore, MD

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