Keisha P. Crabtree

Women report more side effects than men. Here’s why.

Reports of COVID-19 vaccine side effects support what many have anecdotally observed: Women shoulder the bigger burden.

Among nearly 7,000 reports processed through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System from Dec. 14 to Jan. 13, more than 79% of them came from women. The most frequently reported side effects were headache, fatigue and dizziness.

Women also are more likely than men to experience some of the vaccine’s more unusual side effects, such as an itchy red rash that appears at the injection site commonly known as COVID arm or Moderna arm, because about 95% of the reactions occur with the Moderna vaccine. Overall, women account for 77% of the Moderna vaccine’s reported side effects.

These side effects – even if unusual – are a good sign the vaccine is working to arm the body’s immune system against the coronavirus. But why are women more

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Pamplin Media Group – Poll: Working, learning from home to linger in Oregon

Statewide polling by the Oregon Values and Beliefs Center asks about lasting effects of pandemic on Oregon.

The novel coronavirus has upended nearly every facet of modern life over the past year — but will those changes stick?

Many Oregonians predict that online shopping and working from home are here to stay; virtual schooling and high unemployment, on the other hand, are expected to linger temporarily. And the permanence of other virus-spurred alterations in society, such as the rise of telemedicine, leave Oregon divided.

That’s all according to a new polling by the Oregon Values and Beliefs Center.

OVBC, in partnership with DHM Research, conducted the survey of 900 Oregon residents — selected to be demographically representative of the state — in late February and early March. The margin of error ranges from 2% to 3.3% per question.

Here’s how the pollsters drilled down into the details:

PMG GRAPHIC: MOLLY FILLER - New research from the Oregon Values and Beliefs Center shows what state residents expect to change once the novel coronavirus pandemic subsides.

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Michigan-based cannabis brand Verdeux wants to elevate your smoking experience to high fashion | Canna-Business | Detroit

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Cannabis brand Verdeux's recently launched spring collection features a splash of bright colors, including rainbow cones, ombre pink pipes, and rose gold accessories. - VERDEUX

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  • Cannabis brand Verdeux’s recently launched spring collection features a splash of bright colors, including rainbow cones, ombre pink pipes, and rose gold accessories.

Nanette Dondero and Gena Gaudio became friends while working in Detroit’s fashion industry, bonding over their shared love of design, as well as a fondness for cannabis. One time during a backyard smoking sesh, they both lamented how their smoking accessories could use an upgrade.

“We started talking about how our smoking accessories were just not that great looking, and why that was, and why it felt like there was sort of a gap in the industry for accessories designed with aesthetics more in mind,” Dondero tells Metro Times. That’s when they got the idea to start their own cannabis

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What Comes Next? – Grazia USA

Parisian Location: Louis Vuitton FW21 Venue. Clockwise From Top Left: Vest, Sweater, Tulle Bubble Skirt, Louis Vuitton. Jacket, Sweater, Tulle Bubble Skirt, Louis Vuitton. Ski Suit, Chanel. Ski Suit, Chanel. Loungewear, Hommegirls From Net-A-Porter. Jacket, Sweater, Tulle Bubble Skirt, Louis Vuitton. ‘The Pouch’ Gathered Clutch, Bottega Veneta From Net-A-Porter. Sneaker, Air Jordan X High OG Dior. Art: Kimberlee Kessler

The fashion industry was impacted by the coronavirus pandemic quickly and literally. Northern Italy was the first area outside of China that the virus spread to, and the outbreak began during the throes of Milan Fashion Week. Giorgio Armani was the first designer to cancel his runway show, and soon after the hundreds of editors, models, influencers, and other industry figures in attendance flocked back to their respective corners of the globe. A year on and they are still yet to re-emerge.

The pandemic went on to wreak havoc on the

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